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Horse Racing Terms

A horse whose odds get bigger just before the race due to a lack of support in the market. Often referred to as being "on the drift"...

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Horse Racing Betting Systems

Horse racing offers one of the biggest sports betting markets in the world and that means punters of all persuasions can ante-up and test their mettle in a variety of ways...

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Horse Racing for Dummies

Betting on horse racing isn’t a complicated procedure. Most often, you place your bet, take your ticket, and tear it up when your bet doesn’t pay off...

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Beginners Guide to Horse Racing

Racing season is upon us, which means it is time to brush up on your knowledge of betting (as well as how to find an elegant hat to suit you)...

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History of Horse Racing

The activity of horse racing has an ancient origin. In ancient Greece and Rome, horse racing was a sporting event for the wealthy. Races involved both chariots and jockeys who rode horses without using stirrups...

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Horse Racing Betting Advice

Only bet on handicap races, this is a type of race in which the weight each horse has to carry is individually allotted according to it's past performance to make the chances of all horses in a race more equal...

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Horse Racing Betting Types

You bet on a horse to Win or be Placed. However the term "placed" can vary depending on the type of race and the number of runners: The place portion of this bet pays out at 1/4 of the win odds...

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Little Known Facts Horse Racing

In 1923, as he rode the horse Sweet Kiss, he had a heart attack in the middle of a race at Belmont Park in New York but stayed in the saddle as Sweet Kiss won the race...

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