Category Archives: Horse Racing Events

Previews and promotions detailed for major horse racing events around the world.

Your Guide to the Yorkshire Ebor Festival

August 23-26

The 2017 Yorkshire Ebor Festival is one of the last major Flat events of the season which means it attracts tens of thousands of punters eager to get one last taste of a high-profile meeting.

The festival was established in 1843 when the first Ebor Handicap was run at York Racecourse. In this guide, we focus on three Group One events and Europe’s most lucrative Flat handicap event. Hopefully, the four-day meeting won’t suffer the same fate as in 2008 when the entire event was scrapped due to bad weather. Continue reading

Your Quick Guide to Betting on the Northumberland Plate Festival

The 3-day Northumberland Plate Festival has become one of the biggest Flat racing events on the calendar in the North of England. This year, the festival begins on Thursday 29 June and ends with the main event, the Northumberland Plate, on Saturday 1 July. Plate day on Day 3 attracts up to 24,000 visitors, and an increasing number of female attendees view the festival as a more relaxed and informal version of Royal Ascot in terms of fashion.

In this short guide, I will focus on the main race on each of the three days: The Seaton Delaval, the Gosforth Park Cup and of course, the Northumberland Plate.

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Roundup of the Best Royal Ascot 2017 Betting Promotions

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The 2017 Royal Ascot horse racing meeting kicked off this morning but we still have four more days of racing action with the best races yet to come. Online bookmakers are still taking wagers on every remaining race and there are a whole slew of betting offers still up for the taking. The Royal Ascot promotions we detail below will help you get better value on all your action this week. Continue reading

Royal Ascot 2017 Preview and Early Betting Odds

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The 2017 instalment of Royal Ascot takes place from 20-24 June. The five-day event is the most lucrative racing festival in the United Kingdom with over £6.5 million in prize money awarded. There is a total of 30 races; six per day and the sheer quality of the fields means lovers of horse racing should be glued to the screens for the duration of the week. Continue reading

2017 Preakness Stakes: Outright Betting Odds, Promotions and Preview

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Always Dreaming, winner of the Kentucky Derby earlier this month, has opened as the even money favourite ahead of the 2017 Preakness Stakes. Online betting sites taking futures on the Preakness Stakes have all priced an Always Dreaming repeat at odds of roughly 1/1 on the back of his 2 and 3/4 lengths victory over Lookin At Lee and Battle of Midway last Saturday. Continue reading