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5 Steps on starting your own horse racing club

5 Steps on starting your own horse racing club

It is a great idea to have your own horse racing club, but to make it a profitable business you need excellent planning. Like running any business, it’s important to know the basics, from knowing your financials to managing staff and resources. Owners of horse racing clubs usually have much knowledge about the sport. They […]

September 30, 2021 | By More
Blackmore a trailblazer for women in horse racing

Blackmore a trailblazer for women in horse racing

Everyone always remembers firsts. Over the last decade in the sport of horse racing, there have been plenty of those for female jockeys and women in horse racing. In 2021, Rachael Blackmore rode the winner of the most famous race of all. The Grand National. The hope moving forward is that women’s exploits in the saddle […]

May 29, 2021 | By More
2021 Preakness Stakes Odds – Early line betting

2021 Preakness Stakes Odds – Early line betting

Saturday, May 15th, 2021 is the date of the second leg of the Triple Crown, the 2021 Preakness Stakes. All eyes will be on Medina Spirit to see if he is the real deal or just a one-hit Kentucky Derby-winning wonder. The Bob Baffert trained colt was a 12-1 shot at Churchill Downs nearly two weeks ago. […]

May 13, 2021 | By More
A quick guide to the Melbourne Cup 2020

A quick guide to the Melbourne Cup 2020

If you are based in Australia and enjoy staying up to date with the world of horse racing, you’ll likely have heard of the Melbourne Cup. The Cup is Australia’s most famous thoroughbred horse race. It takes place every single year. Horse racing fans and jockeys come from across Australia just to see what all […]

June 23, 2020 | By More
2019 Melbourne Cup analysis – runner by runner

2019 Melbourne Cup analysis – runner by runner

The Melbourne Cup is the race that stops the nation and viewed by millions of people world-wide. First run in 1861, the Melbourne Cup is indelibly linked in the Australian psyche for over 150 years. The Melbourne Cup is an Australian institution so finding the winner is an important national challenge, up there with singing […]

November 5, 2019 | By More
Derby Day – the finest of thoroughbreds and fashion

Derby Day – the finest of thoroughbreds and fashion

The Spring Carnival in Melbourne is one of the biggest sporting carnivals in the world and kicks off with Victoria Derby Day, the greatest thoroughbred race day of the year. There is nothing like being in Melbourne for Cup week and not even a wet Saturday will dampen the spirits of the near hundred thousand […]

November 2, 2019 | By More
2019 Cox Plate historical form analysis

2019 Cox Plate historical form analysis

The 2019 Cox Plate is the first of the post-Winx era. The great mare was successful in the past 4 years (2015-2018) putting the race out of reach for the best of the best. The Cox Plate winner is the champion of champions for that season. No other race encapsulates what it is to be […]

October 26, 2019 | By More
Caulfield Cup – a race rich in grit and history

Caulfield Cup – a race rich in grit and history

The attention of racegoers across the nation turns to Caulfield this weekend for the running of the Group 1 Caulfield Cup, one of Australia’s big quartet of feature horse racing events. The Caulfield Cup is rich in history and previous winners include most of the champions of Australian racing. It is the premier mile and […]

October 18, 2019 | By More
Caulfield Guineas Day – Australia’s current and future stars

Caulfield Guineas Day – Australia’s current and future stars

Caulfield Guineas Day is one of Australia’s greatest race days. Every year, the elite thoroughbreds of Australia compete to establish who is best in class. The day features a smorgasbord of prestigious Group Ones, highlighted by the stallion-making, premier mile race for 3YOs in the country. The Thousand Guineas for fillies The first Group One […]

October 12, 2019 | By More
Turnbull Stakes and Epsom headline Flemington and Randwick

Turnbull Stakes and Epsom headline Flemington and Randwick

The Turnbull Stakes and the Epsom are the main features at Flemington and Randwick today. A total of 4 scheduled Group Ones signal an emphatic return of the Spring racing carnivals, after close of the football seasons. Each week at Villagebet, we offer a unique perspective to form analysis by trying to identify winners based […]

October 5, 2019 | By More
So Si Bon ready for G1 glory in the Sir Rupert Clarke Stakes

So Si Bon ready for G1 glory in the Sir Rupert Clarke Stakes

The Sir Rupert Clarke Stakes and the George Main Stakes are the two feature Group One’s this weekend. Both offer plenty of value for punters. The 1600m George Main Stakes is a WFA feature in the harbour city. Down south in the Victorian capital, Caulfield hosts the Sir Rupert Clarke, a 1400m handicap. Caulfield feature […]

September 21, 2019 | By More
Makybe Diva Stakes to feature on mystic journey to Cox Plate

Makybe Diva Stakes to feature on mystic journey to Cox Plate

By mid-September in Australia, the Spring Racing Carnival really kicks into gear with the time-honoured Makybe Diva Stakes at Flemington taking centre stage. The G1 Makybe Diva Stakes, known by more experienced racing folk as the Craiglee Stakes, has an auspicious list of winners. Household names such as Dual Choice, Dulcify, Ming Dynasty, Weekend Hussler […]

September 14, 2019 | By More
Enable – champion racehorse returns for third consecutive Arc

Enable – champion racehorse returns for third consecutive Arc

The Prix de l’Arc de Triomphe is less than a month away for punters now. There is a feeling that racegoers are about to witness history in France as the irresistible Enable wins the Group 1 race for the third straight year. The star of Enable has been taken to greater heights this season, but […]

September 8, 2019 | By More
Tatts Tiara provides Group 1 opportunity for future broodmares

Tatts Tiara provides Group 1 opportunity for future broodmares

The $500,000 Tatts Tiara at Eagle Farm, featuring a top quality field, is the final Group One of the season. The race provides a rare opportunity for these fillies and mares to achieve Group One status for their future careers in the breeding barn. The field of 18 runners is wide open so it makes […]

June 22, 2019 | By More