Anyone that owns a horse or spends a long time around them will have definitely noticed that they have very strong personalities and are all very, very different. Some may be cheeky, some may be downright naughty but they seem to take on different personas in our mind. [Read more…]
Betting on the races is among the oldest forms of gambling, and the events themselves are filled with tradition, history and fun. It’s always a great day out and there’s a lot to be said for standing and watching the horse you backed come in, but in terms of placing actual punts you’re often better off doing so online. [Read more…]
Some gamblers like to place sensible bets on outcomes of a fairly high certainty, and build up their money gradually in this way, while others like to go for the punts that have the potential to yield massive returns. Sometimes bettors wake up and just feel as though it’s their lucky day. Whatever your gambling preference, here are a few ideas to try out every once in a while in an attempt to win large sums of cash. [Read more…]
MIN has one of the shortest names in racing, but he has one of the tallest reputations these days, and he enhanced it again yesterday with a fairly bloodless victory in the Grade Two Sky Bet Moscow Flyer Novices’ Hurdle at Punchestown.
The Queen’s eldest grandchild is taking a gamble on whether Beijing will one day legalise betting on horse racing by becoming involved in an effort to push the sport into China.
Bookmakers have said they could pay out tens of millions if AP McCoy delights punters by winning the Grand National on Shutthefrontdoor, bringing the curtain down on a stunning career.
Betfair has upped its dividend by 50 per cent and announced a £200 million cash return to shareholders after reporting a 51 per cent rise in underlying earnings in the first half of the year.