Racing news

Champ Ace High takes out the Victoria Derby

Champ Ace High takes out the Victoria Derby

| November 24, 2017

It is that time of the year again when horse racing fanatics come together at the Flemington Racecourse for one of the most prestigious events in Australia. The Melbourne cup festival draws attendees from all over the world, where racing die-hards get their souls fed by witnessing an array of significant races. Competition, entertainment and sophistication all […]

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Redzel wins world’s richest turf race

Redzel wins world’s richest turf race

| October 14, 2017

Redzel raced home for a history making win in the inaugural running of the world’s richest turf race, the $10 million The Everest (1200m) at Randwick. Perfectly ridden by one of the world’s best riders Kerrin McEvoy, Redzel sat on the speed for much of the race before bursting clear about a furlong from home. […]

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History awaits for Almandin

History awaits for Almandin

| October 12, 2017

Almandin looking to add name to history books in Melbourne Cup. Only five horses in the history of the Melbourne Cup have been able to win the prestigious international contest more than once, but last year’s winner Almandin has a good chance of adding his name to that list when he lines up next month. Credit: […]

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Betting and wagering

6 key qualities of a professional tipster

6 key qualities of a professional tipster

| February 8, 2018

On today’s punting landscape there are literally thousands of sites offering advice. It’s almost impossible to determine which advice is worth following and which is not. One thing’s for certain, no-one can select the winner of every race. There are too many variables to guarantee results. However, serious punters are looking for profits over the […]

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Payday loans and gambling

Payday loans and gambling

| January 30, 2018

The racing industry is our passion, but it should always be fun and never should lead to financial stress. It’s not uncommon for gamblers to look for payday loans to fund their activities or to bet on spreads which is not too different from gambling. The payday lending market has grown considerably in Australia over […]

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Superstars of world racing eye Royal Ascot battleground

Superstars of world racing eye Royal Ascot battleground

| January 30, 2018

Horse racing enthusiasts who had been licking their lips at the prospect of seeing a real star of the sport compete at June’s Royal Ascot meeting were dealt a blow when connections revealed they are unlikely to send Winx to the UK. The Australian-based showstopper, boasting a stunning unbeaten run, was whispered to be interested […]

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Special interest stories

Here is what you should know about custom writing

Here is what you should know about custom writing

| January 30, 2018

Professional writing for your website, blog, advertising or promotional material is critically important if you want to see growth in your business. The quality of the written text is definitely one of the most important things in achieving good company image and hence the relationship with your customers. When you have a small business, it […]

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Creating a New Business is Like Betting on a Horse Race

Creating a New Business is Like Betting on a Horse Race

| December 1, 2017

When it comes to opening a new business, you’ll need to employ some creative strategies while getting advice from industry insiders to get your business off the ground. And some have likened this to betting on a horse race. Experts suggest that the mindsets and skills gamblers use could translate to managing employees and money, […]

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How Horse Racing Became an Instant Play Affair

How Horse Racing Became an Instant Play Affair

| November 19, 2017

The horse racing industry is currently in a state of change. As technology evolves and proliferates, the way in which punters are anteing up is changing. When horse racing first took off in Australia back in the 1790s, betting wasn’t far behind. According to University of Sydney history Professor Emeritus Richard Waterhouse, a man with […]

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What next for champion mare Winx

What next for champion mare Winx

| January 30, 2018

Champion mare Winx has dominated the Australian horseracing scene over the last two years and is now set to head overseas in search of stiffer competition. She extended her winning run to a phenomenal 22 races when beating Humidor to win the Cox Plate in October, and is now Australia’s all-time leading money earner. Now […]

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Horse racing, pokies and other casino games

Horse racing, pokies and other casino games

| January 29, 2018

Horse racing, pokies and other casino games have become increasingly popular in recent years. The link between horse racing and online casino slot games is obvious. People who are interested in gambling of all kinds have traditionally liked horse racing. Horse racing is steeped in history. The online casino slot games that use horse racing […]

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The Top Horse Racing Events to Bet on in 2018

The Top Horse Racing Events to Bet on in 2018

| January 5, 2018

Horse race betting is big business, with over $100 billion wagered annually across 52 countries. The thrill of the race, combined with the opportunity to back your favourites based on research or guesswork, are the reasons that horse race betting is a popular pastime for both racing fans and the public alike. The growing popularity […]

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What are the craziest long shot winners?

What are the craziest long shot winners?

| December 8, 2017

There are always stunning shocks that occur in sport which is why it is so popular. Once of the most stunning in recent years came in 2015 as the Melbourne cup was won by 100/1 shot Prince of Penzance. Is this the biggest winning horse in history? Check out the infographic below to find out […]

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3 simple betting strategies for new horse race punters

3 simple betting strategies for new horse race punters

| November 19, 2017

Considering the number of horse races that happen each day throughout the country, horse racing as a sport can prove to be a very complicated sport to bet on, even for the most experienced punters. And keeping that in mind, new punters can easily get overwhelmed with the huge variety of betting lines and horses […]

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Betting on spreads

Betting on spreads

| October 18, 2017

Spread betting is an interesting development in gambling circles. Some people have said over the years that investments are more or less forms of gambling in their own right. They’re just forms of gambling that rich people can take, while less wealthy people have to rely on casinos. Some investments are more sound than others. […]

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Start betting on horse racing

Start betting on horse racing

| December 6, 2016

Everyone loves picking a winner. The excitement, the joy, the sense of satisfaction that all the hard study, the thought and strategic planning has paid off! Not only can it be profitable, it can also give you bragging rights! Picture, standing at the water cooler on Monday morning, relating your stories of triumph to every person […]

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Wild world of bizarre bets

Wild world of bizarre bets

| December 5, 2016

The wild world of bizarre bets has had some interesting consequences for all people involved. Most people make bets with money, and it is indeed difficult to make these kinds of bets too outlandish. However, people are easily going to be able to place monetary bets that seem outlandish due to the very low amounts […]

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Winning money through betting on horseracing

Winning money through betting on horseracing

| November 29, 2016

Betting on horse racing is fun. But if you lack strategy, then you’re going to fall into the category of bettors who make up the 95% that are losers. So if you want to fall in the 5% winner category, you have to rely on skills, not just luck. Unless you’re comfortable with throwing your […]

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How to bet on The Melbourne Cup

How to bet on The Melbourne Cup

| October 30, 2016

So you want to bet on The Melbourne Cup? You should. It’s fun, exciting and you can really show off your skills! Betting makes the enjoyment of horse racing so much greater. There is nothing like seeing the horse you picked come home a winner with your money riding on it! Spine-tingling! And one of the most […]

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Bet on it

Bet on it

| August 22, 2016

Australia’s champion racehorse Winx returned to racing on Saturday in the Group 2 Warwick Stakes at Randwick and her sterling performance sent shockwaves through opposition camps. Galloping on the outside of leader Rebel Dane, jockey Hugh Bowman let her go at the 200m mark and in an instant she put the race to bed. A […]

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Thoroughbred population in decline

Thoroughbred population in decline

| June 26, 2016

Is there a possible disaster looming for Australian racing? There has recently been a slow and steady decline in the thoroughbred horse population in Australia. This is potentially damaging for the Australian racing scene as thoroughbred horses have particular features that are sought after for endurance and speed. For gamblers, if racing becomes a less of a viable […]

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