Author: jmlarga

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15 Words that mean something different to Racing fans

Published: 21st January 2020

Here are 15 words that mean something different to racing people. Dam Normal language: A barrier constructed to hold back water and raise its level, forming a reservoir used to generate electricity or...

The top 5 Jumps and Flat races of the last decade

Published: 29th December 2019

So many incredible moments that will live long in the memory, we had  possibly the best Flat racehorses that ever lived and one of the best Cheltenham Gold Cups ever. There’s so...

QUIZ: Can you remember the last 10 racehorses to win the King George?

Published: 17th December 2019

This year, especially, has a top-quality field with Somerset based Grade 1 winners Cyrname, Clan Des Obeaux and Lostintranslation all bringing serious star quality to the renewal. But, can you remember these...

QUIZ: Can you name these Tingle Creek winners?

Published: 4th December 2019

Every year there’s a fierce level of competition and this year is no different with Defi Du Seuil, Un De Sceaux and Politologue leading the market. You can catch the race this...

Harry Cobden Blog: Elegant Escape ready to roll in the Ladbrokes Trophy

Published: 29th November 2019

The race went pretty much exactly as planned with a strong front running pace and then showing too much power for Altior in the home straight. He looks the worthy favourite for...

Personality test: Which Jumps racehorse are you?

Published: 21st November 2019

All you need to do is answer eight short multiple choice questions to find out. Are you happy with your outcome?...

Harry Cobden Blog: Cyrname vs Altior all set to be an epic

Published: 21st November 2019

I’ve been lucky enough to be involved in a few big races in my short career but this one is right up there. For the horse it’s another day at the office...

The Queen still riding horses at the age of 93!

Published: 14th November 2019

Photo courtesy of Kelvin Bruce The Queen was spotted riding through the grounds of Windsor on Remembrance Day after honouring our fallen soldiers in the Remembrance Day service. The Queen was with...

Harry Cobden: My thoughts on the Cheltenham November meeting and the season ahead

Published: 11th November 2019

You can read exclusively all my news and views for the season in this blog, and there’s plenty of exciting things planned on Great British Racing’s social media channels too! Stay tuned....

QUIZ: Can you name these 15 British racecourses?

Published: 27th October 2019

But how well do you know your British racecourses? Can you name these 15 racecourses pictured below? More than 10 is a good score but getting 100% is tough!...