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The Rookies Guide to Racing – National Hunt (Jump) Racing

[et_pb_section bb_built=”1″][et_pb_row][et_pb_column type=”4_4″][et_pb_text _builder_version=”3.0.95″ background_layout=”light”] Image Credit: Aintree Racecourse Rookies Guide to Racing – National Hunt (Jump) Racing: National Hunt, or Jump Racing takes place during the Winter Months in the UK and Ireland. Have a read through our Rookies Guide, to learn a bit more about what it all means! Jump Racing tends to …

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British Champions Series and British Champions Day 2016

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British Champions Day - Queen Elizabeth II, The Queen and Racing

Background to QIPCO British Champions Series and QIPCO British Champions Day

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What are the British Classic races?

[et_pb_section admin_label=”section”][et_pb_row admin_label=”row”][et_pb_column type=”4_4″][et_pb_text admin_label=”Text”] There are five British Classic races, held annually. The five races are: The 2,000 Guineas (colts and fillies), The 1,000 Guineas (fillies) – both run at Newmarket in May; The Oaks (fillies), The Derby (colts and fillies) – both run at Epsom Downs in June; and The St Leger (colts and …

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Essentials for racegoers

[et_pb_section admin_label=”section”][et_pb_row admin_label=”row”][et_pb_column type=”4_4″][et_pb_text admin_label=”Text”] Attending a professional horseracing day out will expose you to some of the most exciting entertainment and most enthusiastic crowds you’ll find in all sports. Allison GrahamAllison is the Publisher of Eclipse Magazine. She loves going to the Races and is learning to bet (despite being officially the worst bettor …

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What is the British Champions Series?

The QIPCO British Champions Series unites the country’s top 35 Flat races under one banner, throwing the spotlight on the very best of British Flat racing and providing greater context to the season. Its main aim is to broaden the appeal of the sport in the UK. The Series launches in May with the QIPCO 2,000 Guineas on …

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Henry Cecil, Epsom Oaks

Trivia guide to the Epsom Oaks

[et_pb_section admin_label=”section”][et_pb_row admin_label=”row”][et_pb_column type=”4_4″][et_pb_text admin_label=”Text” background_layout=”light” text_orientation=”left” text_font_size=”14″ use_border_color=”off” border_color=”#ffffff” border_style=”solid”] The Epsom Oaks In the 234 years of the Investec Epsom Oaks the Classic’s most successful jockey has been Frank Buckle, with nine victories between 1797 and 1823. Allison GrahamAllison is the Publisher of Eclipse Magazine. She loves going to the Races and is …

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