The second leg of the Triple Crown runs this weekend at Pimlico Race Course in Baltimore, Maryland. The 2018 Preakness Stakes is scheduled for a 6:20 PM ET post time on Saturday, May 19th and once again, we’ll get a look at another potential run for the Triple Crown. Continue reading
The Kentucky Derby is the biggest horse race of the year in North America and one of the biggest in the world. In some parts of the United States, the Kentucky Derby is treated almost like a holiday complete with people taking off work, hosting watch parties and (of course) betting on who will win it this year. Continue reading
This week, the eyes of the racing world are focused on Aintree racecourse in Liverpool, England. This year on April 14, the most famous horse race in the world, the Grand National, will take place. It is the one time of the year where every casual punter likes a bet which makes it a paradise for bookmakers. Continue reading
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
The 2017 Qatar Goodwood Festival, traditionally known as Glorious Goodwood, is a 5-day feast of Flat racing. There are no fewer than 13 Class 1 races including three prestigious Group 1 events, one on each of the first three days. Glorious Goodwood offers something for everyone with sprints, middle distance and staying events across all five days. Continue reading
The King George VI weekend is one of the most anticipated summer events at Ascot. It features four Class 1 races over the two days including three on Saturday. The main event of the festival is the King George VI and Queen Elizabeth Stakes which is one of Europe’s premier middle distance all-aged championship races. Continue reading