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2014 Cheltenham Champion Hurdle preview and tips

10 Mar 2014

Its that time of year again, the pinnacle of National Hunt jumps racing, the Cheltenham festival. In the UK, jumps racing is as popular as flat racing and shares a similar profile. In Ireland its popularity far outweighs that of flat racing. Every March the Cheltenham festival becomes the racing Olympics where English, Irish and […]

The top ten racing performances of 2013 (part 2)

The top ten racing performances of 2013 (part 2)

2 Feb 2014

Having already outlined 10 to five of the best racing performances of 2013, here are my top five races of the year passed. The Sussex Stakes, 1800m, Goodwood, England After a magnificent finish in the St James Palace Stake between impressive three-years-olds Toronado and his conqueror Dawn Approach, the Sussex Stakes became a much anticipated […]

The top ten world racing performances of 2013 (part 1)

The top ten world racing performances of 2013 (part 1)

28 Jan 2014

Even though its nearly the end of January I think its important to reflect on top horse races of 2013. Here is the first instalment of 10-5. 10. Memsie Stakes, 1400m, Caulfield, Australia, 31 Aug 2013 Injuries in thoroughbreds are common; depending on the severity of the injury horses do not always retain their previous […]

Royal Ascot: Champion Stakes preview

Royal Ascot: Champion Stakes preview

18 Oct 2013

Open to thoroughbreds three years and older, the 2000m Champion Stakes takes place at Ascot this Sunday morning at 1.05am Australian time. With £1.3 million in prize money it is the U.K’s most richest race after the Epsom Derby. Possibly because of this it has attracted a more higher class of animal in recent years. […]

Obversavations on the 2013 Prix de l’Arc de Triomphe

Obversavations on the 2013 Prix de l'Arc de Triomphe

5 Oct 2013

Open to three years and older for colts, fillies and mares, the 2400m Prix de l’Arc de Triomphe takes place at Longchamp this Monday morning at 12.15am Australian time. It’s the most prestigious turf race in the world at this distance, its roll of honour including equine immortals such as Ribot, Sea Bird, Mill Reef, […]

The 2013 Irish Champion Stakes preview

6 Sep 2013

On Sunday morning (3.50am Australian time) the latest renewal of the Irish Champion Stakes takes place. Run at Leopardstown, Dublin over a distance of 2000m it is Ireland’s premier open age/WFA race. Past winners include Sadler’s Wells, Daylami, Giants Causeway, High Chaparral, So You Think and the magnificent Sea the Stars. This years running while […]

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