Horse Racing Blog

The most popular horse racing blog in Britain, geegeez.co.uk has all sorts of commentary and tips, as well as features from top writers across the range of racing disciplines. Below are the most recent horse racing blogs from our staff writers.

Round up, and an apology…

Round up, and an apology…

Well, what a week it’s been… I don’t feel like my feet have touched the floor since about this time last week, and in today’s post I’ll outline what’s been going on, what’s coming up next, and offer an apology. Let’s start with the ‘sorry’. Over the last couple of years, geegeez.co.uk has grown from […]

Big Race Preview: Old Roan Chase 2014

The Betfred Monet’s Garden Old Roan Chase is the feature race at Aintree on Saturday. Worth almost £40,000 to the winner, the event was established in 2004, and in its short history has been won by several of jump racing’s best. Kauto Star was successful in 2006, in a season where he remained unbeaten all […]

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Syndicates and Racing Clubs – ‘Booming’ Lovely

If you’re yet to become part of a racing club or syndicate, then ‘what are you waiting for?’ Times are changing at a rare old pace, and having a greater involvement in horse racing is now a realistic opportunity. Not everyone has the disposable income of a Rich Ricci or a Graham Wylie, and few […]

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The Injured Jockeys Fund – 50 years of Support

The Injured Jockeys Fund was founded in 1964 as a result of terrible spinal injuries incurred by two jockeys, Tim Brookshaw and Paddy Farrell. The latter fell in the Grand National of ’64 and spent the rest of his life in a wheelchair, whilst Brookshaw proved medical experts wrong by returning to the saddle and […]

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Exactology: The Science of the Lucrative 1-2

In this latest instalment of the Oc-Tote-ber series, let’s take a look at the exacta, a bet which requires the player to nominate the first and second placed horses in the correct order. The exacta is a pool bet, which means the dividend is declared by dividing the total number of winning tickets by the […]

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Breeders’ Cup Pre-Entries Announced

Breeders’ Cup Pre-Entries Announced By Tony Stafford Saturday will be lift-off time for the 18 English equine challengers enaged in the 31st running of the Breeders’ Cup, staged this year on Friday October 31st and Saturday November 1st at Santa Anita, California. Aidan O’Brien, speaking by phone link from Ballydoyle to the ageless and far from clueless, […]

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Nick Williams – A Taste for French Bred

Nick Williams has been a National Hunt trainer since 1998. His stables are based at Culverhill Farm in the village of George Nympton in Devon. With around 30 horses in training, his yard is set in 100 acres of rolling countryside. Over recent years Williams has embarked on something of a dual campaign. Last season […]

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Hello again, everyone and welcome to our latest weekly update of the Geegeez System Trials… The defintion of a sovereign is that of a supreme ruler or leader and a quick glance at our interactive leader board shows Sovereign Racing fitting that bill perfectly. They had yet another good week, earning £222.29 profits to a […]

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