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Footballers who love racing

Published: 26th May 2017

Many Premier League stars are often seen attending the big racing festivals as well as the smaller days out at their local courses. Chester races in particular has proven a popular destination which is no surprise...
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The best brothers in British racing

Published: 24th May 2017

Many of these brothers have been in direct competition with each other, fighting for the same titles and often riding out a finish in the same races. Today we walk through a few of...
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The greatest feats of jockey sportsmanship ever

Published: 15th February 2017

As many jockeys would tell you, racing is the only sport where you get followed by an ambulance. It can be a dangerous game for those who choose to get involved, so when...
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Frankel: Everything you need to know

Published: 10th February 2017

To celebrate, here is everything you need to know about the greatest racehorse of all-time. 1)      He was trained by the legendary Sir Henry Cecil, and owned and bred by Prince Khalid...
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Racing’s Funniest Looking Horses

Published: 8th February 2017

Modern Society Credit: @michael_keady Modern Society is described as ‘painted’ by the International Stud Book Committee. Despite an apparent lack of impact on the track, he certainly turned a few heads amongst...
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Racing’s craziest moments

Published: 20th January 2017

That said, sometimes the jockeys have a mind of their own, as our trawl through the craziest moments in racing proves. JOCKEY SWAPS HORSES MID-RACE An event that truly needs to be...
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Jockey Bites: Barry Geraghty’s curry in a hurry

Published: 9th January 2017

Full of the necessary carbs and protein to help an aching body become stronger, a homemade curry with brown rice is one of the nation’s favourite dishes. Watch below as Barry talks...
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Kids go racing FREE!

Published: 6th December 2016

ith plenty of venues and over 100 racing fixtures on throughout December, a race meeting offers a unique kids day out where children can have their first taste of top-notch sporting action,...
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What next? 6 successfully retrained horses

Published: 24th November 2016

Bobs Worth THEN: Winner of four Group 1 races, including the 2013 Cheltenham Gold Cup, Bobs Worth was always one of the most popular National Hunt horses around. Famed for his bravery as...
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Commentators pick the toughest names

Published: 8th November 2016

From the downright rude to the clever innuendos, many names are rejected by the British Horseracing Authority, but that doesn’t mean that these tongue twisters can be banned. We asked three of...