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Henderson announces Might Bite retirement

January 7, 2021  

  2017 King George VI Chase Winner, Might Bite has retired. The announcement was made by trainer Nicky Henderson, who suggested the reason was that the horse appeared to no longer enjoy racing li... Read More

Nicholls Seeks 12th King George Chase Win

December 25, 2020  

  Trainer Paul Nicholls is ready for action at this year’s King George in Kempton this Saturday as he hopes to win it for a record 12th time. Nicholls has four horses in the race, including Clan ... Read More

Racing To Receive £40million From The British Government

November 20, 2020  

  On Thursday, it was announced that horseracing would be one of the sports that would receive a part of the £300million fund that is being made available by the British government to support spo... Read More

Glenfarclas Cross Country Chase Preview

November 13, 2020  

  The 2020 Glenfarclas Cross Country Chase holds on Friday, November 13 and 9 horses are set to take to the Cheltenham Racecourse there in Cheltenham, England in the event that is open to horses ... Read More

Hollie Doyle and boyfriend triumph twice on British Champions Day

October 19, 2020  

  Hollie Doyle and her boyfriend Tom Marquand have claimed two victories each on Champions Day at Ascot. Doyle’s double was historic because it was her first Group One success.  Glen Shiel,... Read More

He Knows No Fear Makes Record Win At Leopardstown

August 14, 2020  

  He Knows No Fear has set a new record after finishing the Irish Stallion Farms EBF Maiden at 300-1. By doing so, he becomes the longest-priced winner in Ireland since Killahara Castle finished ... Read More

British Champions Day Prize Money Reduced

August 7, 2020  

  The 10th anniversary of the British Champions Day would take place in October at Ascot and it has been announced that there would be reductions in the prize money this year. The reduction is wo... Read More

Ubettabelieveit Wins Listed National Stakes

July 17, 2020  

  Ubettabelieveit made both his trainer, Nigel Tinkler, and rider, Oisin Murphy, proud on Thursday after winning the National Stakes at Sandown. Murphy did a good job leading the energetic horse,... Read More

Heffernan Given Ban For Whip Use

July 9, 2020  

  Seamus Heffernan has been given a 22-day ban for using the whip on his horse above the limit. On Sunday, at the Prix du Jockey Club, he used the whip on his horse, Order Of Australia 11 times, ... Read More

Leicester Races Go On Despite City Lockdown

July 1, 2020  

  People have continued to express their surprise after the Leicester races, scheduled to hold on the 30th of June, went on as planned. Continuous rising in coronavirus cases in the city led to a... Read More

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