Tag Archives: royal ascot
- UK bookmakers talk of £50M ‘carnage’ at Royal Ascot
June 20, 2010
In April, losses suffered at the hands of the Grand National punters had UK bookies talking about a 'black armband day'. Now with Ascot's numbers being tallied, words like 'carnage' and 'the square root of terrible' are being bandied about by bookmakers. Steady on, lads. However bad your racing numbers...
- Byword for success in Prince Of Wales Stakes
June 16, 2010
Yesterday Olivier Peslier rode the turbo-charged Goldikova to victory in the Queen Anne Stakes and Day 2 of Royal Ascot is again all about the French, who have trained the winners of two of the last three renewals of today's feature race, the Prince of Wales’ Stakes (3.50pm). Andre Fabre...
- Steve Drowne fears for future of racing biz
June 15, 2010
Instead of thinking about the big race at Royal Ascot, 38 year old Steve Drowne is thinking about the future of racing. He’s not a bitter old hag with some vendetta against the so-called sport of kings, he’s a respected veteran, so when racing’s Mr. Affable says there’s a serious...
- Elitist Royal Ascot pales into World Cup obscurity
June 14, 2010
Racing For Change has its work cut out at the best of times, but trying to make horseracing appeal to the masses with a World Cup on is pissing in the wind. Royal Ascot is widely considered to be the best five days of flat racing anywhere in the world,...
UK bookmakers prepping GPS-based in-race betting technology
October 6, 2017
Hong Kong Jockey Club faces HKD 1.2b hit from new typhoon
September 1, 2017
Racing’s in-play opportunity
September 13, 2017
US racing industry expects 10% betting bump from new tax rules
September 28, 2017