Category Archives: Horse Racing

Jumping Life 2017-2018

Over the course of the past few weeks I pleased to have made the aquaintance of Martin Gray who runs a small racing club up in the North East of England. In Martin’s own words, he says “I run a small friendly racing club which provides members with a racehorse ownership experience, regular updates, stable… Read More »

Make sure you are quick on the draw

There are so many different things for punters to consider before parting with their hard-earned cash with a bet on the horses. Form, conditions of the track and the distance being raced should all be taken into consideration but the draw is often ignored and there is plenty of evidence that it should not be.… Read More »

Put York Races on your Bucket List

York Racecourse is the premier location for Flat racing in the north of England and a venue that attracts upwards of 350,000 spectators per year. The picturesque Knavesmire course ticks all the boxes, with excellent facilities, a beautiful setting and top-class racing at its various meetings. There is usually about 18 days of racing at… Read More »

Understanding Drawdown

This is a copy of the article at https://www.ukhorseracing.co.uk/Ratings/Drawdown.asp Introduction When people look at the results of a system or a method they usually look at the profit/loss figure and the strike rate as a minimum. Most of the time they will look at the ROI percentage (that’s the Return on Investment) and that’s usually… Read More »

Royal Ascot Etiquette Guide

Attracting approximately 300,000 visitors a year, the Royal Ascot is easily the most valuable racing competitions in Britain; with a £6.5million prize available for many of the world’s finest racehorses. However, if you are planning to attend this highly glamorous and prestigious event in 2017, it is important your party is well prepared for the… Read More »

Grand National – War Years

Prior to the Second World War horse racing was a massive sport in Britain with around 90 recognised horse racing tracks dotted around the country and being one of the only placed you could place bets legally made it an even bigger draw for the public. On 3rd September 1939 it was announced that war… Read More »