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Dream Horse Movie | The inspiring story of Dream Alliance

Published: 6th April 2020

Dream Alliance is the incredible story of how a horse that was born on an allotment, bought for £300 and went on to win £138,000 in prize money. In Cefn Forest, Caerphilly,...
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International Women’s Day 2020: Just Jockeys

Published: 1st April 2020

Women have an established and recognised standing in racing and the number of successes continue to rise. The total number of winners from (female) jockeys has increased by 76% from 2015 to...
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VOTE: What’s your favourite Jumps racehorse of all-time?

Published: 27th March 2020

To celebrate Groundhog Day, and the famous movie featuring Bill Murray where his character relives the same day over and over again. It got us thinking… if you could relive and rewatch...
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MOTHER’S DAY: FANTASTIC MARES BOTH ON AND OFF THE TRACK

Published: 26th March 2020

To celebrate Mother’s Day, we’ve compiled a list of just some of the great broodmares in British racing over the years. Taking a look back at some of their great moments on...
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The Top 5 Contenders for the 2019 Champion Apprentice Championship

Published: 5th March 2020

There will be a number of high flying young jockeys in contention for the championship once again this year. The highly coveted prize can propel a young unknown rider into the limelight,...
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Top 6 Greatest Finishes At The Cheltenham Festival

Published: 3rd March 2020

Each and every renewal offers up moments that have the power to bring even the hardiest racing aficionados to their knees.  Below we list off six finishes we’ve deemed to be the...
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Ruby Walsh’s 6 Greatest Partnerships

Published: 26th February 2020

In fitting style, Ruby Walsh told racing’s media of his plan having just won the Grade 1 Punchestown Gold Cup on Kemboy, with a ride of a jockey at the very top...
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Heavyweight Clashes: The Greatest Jump Racing Battles This Century

Published: 21st February 2020

These occasions are to be remembered and savoured. It’s not every season these titanic battles occur but when two or three top-class, evenly matched horses live up to all the hype and...
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Dream Horse Movie | The inspiring story of Dream Alliance

Published: 19th February 2020

Photo courtesy of Bleecker Street Studios In Cefn Forest, Caerphilly, a village in one of the poorest mining valleys in Wales, Brian and Jan Vokes decided to breed a racehorse despite only...
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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...