It’s been almost three years since the mighty Enable secured Arc glory for a second successive year and French trained runners have had success on home soil in the last two years. However, UK and Ireland racing hold a strong hand of candidates this time around. Be sure to get your horse racing tips of […]
Why did the Melbourne Cup Become so Popular?
Jan 6, 2021
The Melbourne Cup is one of the most prestigious, lucrative and fiercely contested races in the world. A star-studded field lines up at Flemington Racecourse each year to battle it out for glory, and a nation comes to a standstill to watch the drama unfold. Occasionally a red-hot favourite salutes, but the competitive nature of […]
An Early Look Ahead to the 2017 Cheltenham Festival With less than six months until the 2017 Cheltenham Festival gets underway, punters will be looking at the ante post markets in a bid to get better odds well in advance. Not for the first time, the Willie Mullins-Ruby Walsh combination is set to dominate the […]
As the final day of the Cheltenham Festival dawns on Friday, all eyes will undoubtedly be on the Cheltenham Gold Cup.
Awarding some of the greatest moments in sports in 2015 isn’t as easy as it seems with the litany to choose from.
Horse racing wagering is an easy way to add even more excitement to the celebrated sport of kings.
Fish on Sports is back with all the latest news including the Mayweather-Pacquiao slumber party, the NFL Draft, American Pharoah and much more!
On Saturday, at precisely 16:15 BST in Aintree on the outskirts of Liverpool, England; 40 horses will race over 4 miles and 3 furlongs (more than 7km) and jump 30 fences, some over 5ft high, to compete for a prize pot of £1 million and to have their name etched in history as winners of […]
Sadly earlier this week, the world of the “sport of kings” was rocked with the news of a truly masterful horseman, Sir Henry Cecil, died. Cecil lost his painful fight against cancer. He was 70 years old. The word “great” is banded around too easily in sports, but not in the case of Sir Henry. […]
I’m back with some more Completely Random Yet Amazing Horse Racing Facts I am certain you will have come across some of these facts, but I’m fairly certainly many will be new. If you are a fan of sports facts, check out my others at Random Sports Facts. 1. Frankel went unbeaten through his career, […]
Henry Cecil -his name just conjures up magical memories of a true racing great that has stamped his class all over the racing world with a glorious charm. A truly legendary horse trainer who has been at the pinnacle of the sport for over 30years. The first chapter of his racing life started in 1964, at a time […]
The Grand National ran at Aintree. This is the race of the people that gets everyone involved from young kids betting with their piggybank money, to older folk using systems, form or just a lucky rusty old pin. Everyone has what works for them. To be honest, you must be either very clever or slightly […]
So the flat racing swings around again! The larger stables will start to release their more high profile horses over the coming weeks and months, and I thought it was time for me pick to select my thoughts for the Classic Winners 1000 Guneas, 2000 Guneas, Derby, Oaks and St Leger – It’s hard enough […]
The Cheltenham Festival to the jump horse racing fraternity is the only horse meet that really counts, the only one that matters, and means the world to connections. The meeting kicks off on Tuesday, March 12th, with the first race being the Supreme Novice Hurdle over 2 miles for hurdlers. The race kicks off proceedings with […]
Sunday, July 15th, is the Prince of Wales Stakes at Fort Erie Race Track. This event brings thousands of people to the border oval and the top three-year-old racehorses in Canada. Ron Turcotte was on hand for the draw on Wednesday and the post positions for the race were determined as follows: Post / Horse […]
Two months into the Fort Erie Race Track meet, there are a couple of new faces on top of the leader boards in both the jockey and trainer standings. On top of the jockey standings is a familiar name to racing in Ontario, Terry Husbands. After a big weekend last weekend, Terry passed Kirk Johnson […]
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After several fans who purchased World Cup 2022 tickets voiced their frustration with the no-alcohol policy, FIFA and the Qatari organizers are working on plans to facilitate drinks when the games come alive in November which means that new alcohol rules could be in place for the tournament. New Alcohol Rules – Changes for Qatar […]
The FIFA World Cup is the most prestigious international football competition. Every once in four years, millions of fans attend the event from all over the world. In just a few months Qatar is going to host the World Cup 2022. Qatar’s hosting decisions heightened the excitement among fans exceptionally. According to Surprise Sports, the […]
The logos donned by football teams represent their history and are riddled with esoteric messages filled with hidden meanings. Many fans remain unaware that the symbol of their favourite team’s crest tells its own story. What does it mean when a particular animal is the highlight of a logo? Similarly, what’s the deal with the […]
Most golf fans think of mid-June, Father’s Day, when they think of the U.S. Open, few even know the virtually untold story of US Open Qualifying. While the winner accepts the trophy on Sunday afternoon, the true “open” part of the U.S. Open takes place in relative silence at qualifying events held weeks before the […]
It was announced on December 12th that nineteen-year-old Kaiden Guhle will represent Team Canada as its captain for the 2022 IIHF World Junior Championship. The teenager is currently playing for the Edmonton Oil Kings in the Western Hockey League. Guhle was traded to the Oil Kings by the Prince Albert Raiders on the very same […]
Football s one of the most followed sports on the planet and has billions of loyal fans. While leagues like Serie A are very popular, the biggest draw is arguably the English Premier League. There are many reasons for this – with the fast-paced action and tough tackling being important. The Premier League is also […]
Dean Mortlock knows more than a thing or two about the video gaming industry having worked on some of the best known magazines of yesteryear and especially when it comes to all things Sega. Now he decided that the time is right to bring print media Sega goodness back to the fans with the launch […]
Not many fans knew the name Bruno Lage before he stepped foot in the Wolverhampton Wanderers technical area in the summer; nobody really knew what to expect. In all honesty, it all felt a bit ironic that once again, Wolves were turning to the Portuguese to oversee a change in fortune. It all felt a […]