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Dettori Stuns the Big Boys At St Leger 2016

There was immense excitement about the Longines Irish Champions Weekend’ of Group One action, mostly due to the prospect of watching one of the greatest winners of this race – the Order of St George. Having won this St Leger race six times before and with a competition whose worth stood at €4.25 million, they were definitely a force to be reckoned with. However, all fears vanished when Frankie Dettori, trained by Willie Mullins, obliterated the predictability of Aidan O’Brien’s Ballydoyle winning the show. This surprisingly successful jockey shrugged off…

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Jockey Chris Meehan On The Comeback From Injury

Chris Meehan endured a strange twofold stroke of misfortune, cushioning his nose in a fall and after that affliction a broken leg when he was ran over by the emergency vehicle sent to help him. Chris Meehan, a Northern Irish racer, was thumped out when he was unshipped by his mount amid an obstacle race at the Merano track in Italy on Sunday. He supported a terrible slash to his jaw and also the nose injury. The racecourse emergency vehicle came up nearby us and switched up onto my leg,”…

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Frankel Pair To Go Head To Head

Two of Frankel’s fillies will go head to head at York on Thursday in the Sky Bet Lowther Stakes. Fair Eva and Queen Kindly will go head to head in the Group 2 race tomorrow. Both of Frankel’s daughters have looked exciting in their short careers so far. Fair Eva has been the star of Frankel’s foals, having won her first two outings at Haydock and Ascot in June. Fair Eva looked very classy winning the Group 3 race at Ascot, having that turn of pace her dad had. If…

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Jockey Paul Carberry Retires

Are you horse race lover? If you are then this post is for you. Have you ever heard the name of Paul Carberry? This Irish jockey is a legend in the history of horse racing.We are going to talk here about this famous winner. This leading winner declared the end of his journey as a talented rider today. The reason behind this decision was several injuries which made him feel that his legs weren’t strong enough to support him riding. So he was advised to stop riding by his surgeon….

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Betting on the perfect horse

Betting on perfect horses is not the real score. Hardcore punters chase value bets, which they know makes them more money compared to backing up the top favourite. However knowing how to place your bets should not prevent you from relying on an established horse racing system. One horse who won all his races was a thoroughbred racehorse that started his racing career in Epsom in 1769. He was an average horse in looks and smaller than other thoroughbreds. It was his ability to bring his legs quickly forward, a…

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Euro Charline Forced To Retire

The Grade One winner Euro Charline has been forced to retire following a tendon injury. It had been hoped that Marco Botti-trained mare would be fit for this coming Friday to run at Newmarket, as she had been entered in Tattersalls 250th Year Falmouth Stakes. Euro Charline was second in this race last year when she was only just beaten by Amazing Maria. The stable had hope that the tendon problem would resolve itself, but sadly this is not the case. Euro Charline had been put through her paces on…

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Javier Castellano’s Jockey Career

Javier Castellano is known as one of the most top-ranking jockeys in North America. Racing runs in his family. In fact, his father, who passed away years ago, his uncle, and his brother are all jockeys. But even though his father already passed away, he still considers him to be a role model, especially in his career as a jockey. Castellano started his career as a jockey in 1996 at Santa Rita and La Rinconada racing tracks in Venezuela. In June 1997, the jokey migrated to the U.S., where he…

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10 Commandments of Online Horse Racing Betting

These are the ten rules which everyone regardless of experience should learn and apply in their own horse racing betting activities online. Commandment # 1 Do Not Bet With Money That You Need – Before you say “not that old chestnut” I’d like to point out that this can also mean not to use borrowed money either. Online bookmakers accept credit cards with just a few clicks, and the temptation is to cover your losses with a larger bet. It never works in the long run and is potentially a…

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Lee’s absence set to continue

Jockey Graham Lee will remain sidelined indefinitely thanks to an ongoing issue with a virus. The 40-year-old – who was victorious in the Ascot Gold Cup in 2015 with Trip To Paris – missed last weekend’s meeting at Ascot due to illness and it remains unclear when he will return to the saddle. After two weeks missing, his agent Richard Hale says they are still monitoring him but remain none the wiser as to when he will be fit to return. He said: “There’s no date set. It won’t be…

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Royal Ascot 2016 – The Horse Racing Event of the Year

Steeped in history and a part of British culture, Royal Ascot is the horse racing event of the year. Held annually in June, the event takes place over a period of five days and is attended by about 300,000 people, many of whom come for the social event rather than because they’re interested in horse racing! Where is Royal Ascot? Royal Ascot takes place at Ascot Racecourse, which is in the village of Ascot in Berkshire, in the south of England. Ascot itself is only a small village with basic…

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