How to Have The Best Possible Day At the Melbourne Cup

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The Melbourne Cup is dubbed “the race that stops a nation” due to its uncanny ability to bring Australia to a standstill. It is actually enjoyed by a live audience of 650 million people around the world, but the most ardent celebrations take place in Australia. The race is such a big deal that it is honoured with a public holiday in the state of Victoria, allowing people to plan their day around the Melbourne Cup. This is how you have the best possible day out:

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The skills that you can learn by betting on sports

When the matter comes to gambling which is integrally formed on chance, then you will come across people who are pretty confident about discovering a system that permits them to get an advantage over others. However, you need to be mindful that sports gambling is doing the rounds for above 2000 years and so, it is easy to see the myths that have developed over the years. 

This is a fact that sportsbooks and casinos always turn out to be profitable and it is a pretty good sign that bettors have not yet become successful in cracking the code. Some skills that you can develop by betting on sports are as follows: 

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Kentucky Derby Betting: Best Sportsbooks for Horse Racing

The first leg of the United States’ horse racing Triple Crown is in the books, with odds-on favourite Tiz the Law claiming the illustrious Belmont Stakes on Saturday. 

Racing’s calendar has been shaken up drastically, meaning that the usual Triple Crown first leg, the Kentucky Derby, will take place on September 5th, rather than its usual May slot.  [Read more…]

Place A Bet! 2020 Belmont Stakes Betting Trends For A More Solid Bankroll

Horse racing fans and bettors are in cloud nine as the Triple Crown races will now push through after a series of postponement. This year comes to a rare edition of the said racing show as the segments get interchanged. The Belmont Stakes will launch the season while the Kentucky Derby comes as the middle jewel, and the Preakness Stakes close it.  

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Five Tracks Every Horse Racing Fan Should Visit

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Horse racing is an essential cultural event in communities where these races are held. This ancient, outdoor sport hasn’t changed its basic premise of racing to identify the fastest horse on a given course of obstacles or distance. 

Nicknamed ‘’Sport of Kings’’, horse racing was popular amongst royalties and aristocrats. However, this prestigious sport, from the breeding of these racehorses to their racing, the main purpose is revenue generation through gambling. 

Currently, it is a huge multi-billion-dollar business of public entertainment whose popularity continues to date. Herein are the top tracks for horse racing around the world. 

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Horses to Follow for the First Mares’ Chase at the Cheltenham Festival

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Since 2008, mares only races have been part of the Cheltenham Festival. Much has been done for their programme in the intervening years, and the culmination of that is the introduction of a steeplechase in 2021. 

It is not yet clear which race of the 28 that take place during the four-day extravaganza in March will be axed to make room for the mares’ chase on the schedule. A handicap rather than Grade 1 is far more likely, though. 

This begs the question which mares are worth following en route to the next Cheltenham Festival? Here are some that may be targeting this historic first in 2021. 

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Why Paul Nicholls Could be Champion Jumps Trainer Again in 2020-21

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Such was the way the past National Hunt season panned out for Paul Nicholls that the Ditcheat trainer didn’t even have a runner of the first day of the 2020 Cheltenham Festival.

When his horses finally did get in on the act at jumps racing’s premier meeting, he ended up with a shock winner of the Queen Mother Champion Chase in Politologue. That race cut up with late withdrawals, but it was a timely reminder that Nicholls is still here.

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How to Choose the Best Horse Racing Betting Website

Most people enjoy watching horse races. In fact, millions love horse racing and always try to follow everything that goes on with the sport. However, did you know horse racing could be much fun with a little bit of betting?

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Revitalising of the Racing Industry in New Zealand

The Racing Industry Transition Agency (RITA) is the new reconstitution of the New Zealand Racing Board established on 1 July 2019 to lead the transition of the racing industry to its future best level. The New Zealand’s Minister for Racing, Winston Peters has outlined the need to revive the racing industry which has enough potential to contribute to both the sporting and tourism sectors. 

This will definitely result in a positive contribution to the country’s general economy. The governing body has new governing structures in place that will oversee and implement the strategic plan which has been established to specifically develop and grow this sport. 

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Biggest Winners from Cheltenham Festival

The Cheltenham Festival is set to kick off again in March 2020. This four day spectacular, which began in the early twentieth century has grown to be one of the biggest events in the horse racing calendar.

The festival kicks off with the Supreme Novice’s Hurdle on day one, followed by other competitive races like the Champion Hurdle. Day two is known as Ladies Day and features popular events such as the Queen Mother Champion Steeple Chase and Coral Cup Hurdle. Day three takes place of St Patrick’s Day precedes the biggest event day, the Cheltenham Gold Cup, which attracts the biggest amount of horse race fans and betting fanatics.

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Cheltenham underdogs to track before the Festival begins

One of the most celebrated meets of the horse racing calendar, the Cheltenham Festival promises to be taken to new heights in 2020. Taking place across the 10th to the 13th of March, the meet includes some fantastic races including the Champion Hurdle, the Queen Mother Champion Chase, the Ryanair Chase and the Gold Cup as Gloucestershire witnesses yet another horse racing phenomenon. 

The likes of Pentland Hills, Espoir D’Allen and Al Boum Photo took home surprise victories in 2019 as the Cheltenham festival betting exceeded £500 million. This figure is expected to grow even further in 2020, but who are the underdogs heading into the Festival that could shock the rest of the field?  [Read more…]

Three Big Horse Racing Events to Watch in 2020

Horse racing remains one of the most popular sports in the world, providing fans with hugely memorable moments on an almost weekly basis.

The highlights of the racing calendar are undoubtedly the major festivals, each of which bring together the top equine stars in their respective categories.

This year promises to be yet another thriller, so read on as we look at three of the biggest and best meetings scheduled to take place during 2020.

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