Tag Archives: thoroughbred horse racing
- Frankel is officially the best horse in the world
January 10, 2012
Undefeated Frankel has won yet another accolade after finishing top of the World Thoroughbred Rankings for 2012. The British trained horse crowned off an exceptional year by finishing with a rating of 136 and out trumping fellow unbeaten horse Black Caviar. Australia’s highest entry could only manage a rating of...
- Tabcorp calls out the government on fees
October 26, 2010
If Kangaroos, funny adverts about beer brewed in the UK, and hats with corks round edge is all you associate Australia with then read on. You’re about to get an education. No, we’re not going to go through the intricacies of the ancient aborigines or the fact that they’re all...
- US horse racing bets down $1B for 2nd consecutive year
March 2, 2010
The Jockey Club's 2010 Online Fact Book has been released, and the big news from the little men is that US horse racing is running on some pretty spindly legs. Betting turnover on thoroughbred racing fell 9.5% in 2009, resulting in a 5.9% fall in gross purses (and they're not...