Posts Tagged‘horse racing’

What Are The Best Racehorses In Training Today?

Horse racing is a sport that is loved around the world and those who follow the action closely hope each year that a new superstar emerges that is a horse of a lifetime. With the method of breeding used where the best stallions meet the leading broodmares, that is always possible. Here is a look at the best horses which are in training today. Almanzor (FRA) In 2016 the French-based horse Almanzor dominated Europe with five consecutive victories as a three-year-old, including the Qipco Champions Stakes on British Champions Day at Ascot in October. Such was his dominance, he ran…

Thistlecrack Gold Cup Favourite After Vautour Passing

With horse racing fans across the UK mourning the death of one of the most successful steeplechasers of the modern era Vautour, the passing of the seven-year-old now means that Colin Tizzard’s Thistlecrack is the overwhelming favourite in the horse racing betting odds among bookmakers to win next year’s Cheltenham Gold Cup. Vautour died after a freak accident at Willie Mullins’ County Carlow yard, and will go down in history, having won three times at Cheltenham, including the Ryanair Chase back in March. Having won easily on his chasing debut at Chepstow recently,  it will be survival of the fittest…

Who should you be backing at Glorious Goodwood?

With less than one week until the 2016 Qatar Goodwood Festival gets underway, it is time to start checking the runners and riders as formal declarations start to come in. The best flat racing thoroughbreds in the business will go toe-to-toe with each other in a number of the most prestigious races in the sport – and plenty of punters from all over the United Kingdom will travel down to Sussex for five fabulous days of exhilarating action. This year, Glorious Goodwood could finally attract as much media attention as Royal Ascot – and rightly so. Goodwood is a magnificent…