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The Sports Archives – What Happened To The UK’s Best Loved Racehorses?

Horseracing has been a great tradition in the UK for hundreds of years. According to Wikipedia, the sport generates over £3.7 billion for the British economy and our country is home to nearly 60 licensed racecourses, which in itself demonstrates … Continue reading

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The Sports Archives – Five Factors For Handicapping Horse Races!

Understanding the art and science of horse handicapping can help bettors achieve better results at the track and can provide added insights into the sport. By taking a few basic factors into consideration before placing a bet, horse racing enthusiasts … Continue reading

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The Sports Archives – Horse Racing, A History And Introduction!

Horse racing is a British establishment; it has been a pervasive part of our culture for hundreds of years.  Before it reached Britain, it, in its own way, made a huge mark on the rest of the world. Originating in … Continue reading

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The Sports Archives – Training A Racehorse For Flat Track!

Training a horse for horse racing is very similar to the basic training techniques for all disciplines of horse training. Any breed of horse can race, but the most common racing breeds are the Quarter horse, Thoroughbreds and the Arabian … Continue reading

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The Sports Archives – A Minor Explosion That Could Save Riders’ Lives!

Three day eventing is a dangerous sport which has been plagued over the years by a string of both horse and rider fatalities, some of which have made headline news. Most accidents that result in serious injuries and fatalities occur … Continue reading

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The Sports Archives – The Greatest Racehorses of All Time!

Horse racing has created some superstars over the years, and not all of them have been human. Some horses live long in the memories of fans for generations because of their heart, character and will to succeed. Success is, of … Continue reading

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The Sports Archives – Gambling on a Legend!

Back in the 1980’s I was already hopelessly addicted to the Grand National and bet on the race every year. I had not, however, developed an interest in horse racing as a whole and knew little or nothing about the … Continue reading

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