There’s more to horse racing than the race itself. Covering the year’s biggest meets and the history behind them, we’ll guide you through each event in detail, covering the all-important topic of deciding what to wear to Ladies Day, as well as getting you clued-up on all the betting jargon that goes with the sport.

The Grand National

The Royal Ascot

The Cheltenham Festival

Betting Guides

Introduction to Horse Racing

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A condensed history of UK horse racing

Horse racing is possibly one of the oldest sports in the UK, with recorded races dating back to around the 12th century. English knights returned from the crusades, bringing with them noble Arab horses to breed with domesticated English horses.

Betting tips and advice for the Grand National

The Grand National is the most watched horse race of the year, with millions tuning in to see who the latest winner will be.

The Cheltenham Festival Guide: Which Day is Right for me?

The Cheltenham Festival is a National Hunt meeting that takes place over four days in March each year and is one of the highlights of the horse racing calendar.

Review at the Races: Newcastle Racecourse

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Saturday 18th March was a day of gold, silver and green as Newcastle Racecourse celebrated St. Patrick’s Day in style. The specially-held ‘Pot of Gold’ party delivered heart-pumping action, Irish...

Review at the Races: Cheltenham Ladies Day

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One of the most anticipated events on the racing calendar, the sun shone generously on the fascinators and hats that moved gracefully around the grounds during Cheltenham Ladies Day 2017....

Everything you need to know about Aintree Racecourse

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Aintree Racecourse is best known for hosting the annual Grand National, the most famous horse race of the year. The history of Aintree, however, holds much more than just one...

10 historic moments from the Grand National

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 The Grand National is a highly prestigious annual event on the National Hunt horse racing calendar. First run in 1839, this yearly race has had more than its fair share...