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.

The Injured Jockeys Fund – 50 years of Support

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 […]

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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Exeter pay tribute to One of the Best

Thoughts today will turn to one of National Hunt’s greatest, when Exeter racecourse host their Best Mate Novice Chase Day. The three times Gold Cup winner started his chase career at the track back in 2000. He defeated future Grand National winner Bindaree that day, before going on to become a Jump racing legend. Of […]

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Richie McLernon – Team Jackdaws

  Champions Day at Ascot may have stolen all the headlines on Saturday, but it was also a big day for followers of Jump racing. Cheltenham opened their gates for another season and as always attracted quality fields for their two day ‘Showcase’ meeting. The ‘usual suspects’ were in attendance with Champion trainer Paul Nicholls […]

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Irish Point Notes: Week 2

Written by Seattle Dancer Week ending 12 October 2014: Action from Loughrea and Tinahely One of the few older horses to catch my eye last season was triggered by the arresting comment of his unheralded trainer that he had a very bright future and was a possible future winner of the Foxhunters. Aintree is not […]

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