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world-class horse racing events september-december 2021
Horse RacingSeptember 3, 20210

Upcoming Horse Racing events in the UK & Ireland

Horse racing has been an indispensable part of British culture for centuries now. No wonder why so many horse racing events and racecourses got established over the rich and long history course. Approximately 10,000 races are being held in the UK over the year, and the pandemic has not really changed that number this year – every single day we passionately check the results of horse races taking place.

honest bookmaker
Horse RacingAugust 12, 20210

The Honest Farmer

One of the local firms had a regular punter, the casual bystander may wonder why this punter always gets slightly better odds than everyone else, he asks and always gets whereas anyone else who tries to beg over the odds often get short shrift. Well for anyone who interested it goes back a long way.

women on the race course
Horse RacingAugust 3, 20210

Carlisle Ladies Night

Carlisle hosted a ladies night with a difference on Monday night. Rather than celebrating lady racegoers, the races were restricted to lady riders. This is the 10th year that the meeting his taken places and has proven very popular with both participants and racegoers how the evening panned out race by race.

glorious goodwood report from Friday
Horse RacingJuly 30, 20210

Glorious Goodwood Friday

Baaeed made it four wins from four starts when trouncing his rivals in the Group Three Bonhams Thoroughbred Stakes for trainer William Haggas and jockey Jim Crowley. Sent off the 2/5 favourite his jockey just had to sit there such was the ease of the win.

alex bird the life and secrets of a professional punter
Horse RacingJuly 21, 20210

Remembering Alex Bird

I wasn’t quite 18 when I discovered the wonderfully seedy world of 1980’s betting shops. Soon after becoming a regular losing my wages week in week out I became enthralled by Barney Curley, my first realisation that there were professional gamblers…