Horse Racing News

We’ve got the latest horse racing news from around the world here at geegeez.co.uk. Not just the main stories covered everywhere else, but some of the more interesting – and esoteric – stories from UK and around the world. The latest racing news stories are below.

Any Questions?

Any Questions?

“There are more questions than answers,” sang Johnny Nash back in 1972. The song went on, “And the more I find out the less I know.” Words that resound in many different fields, not least that of training racehorses. Well, we’re nothing if not ambitious at Geegeez, and over the next year, we’ll be setting […]

Careers in Racing – Groundstaff

For those wishing for a career in horse racing, the options are far more varied than just dreaming of becoming the next AP McCoy or Ruby Walsh. Though emulating the stars of our sport would be sensational, not all are cut out to jump on board a horse and hurtle along at terrifying speeds. The […]

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Harry Whittington Upsets The Old Boss

Yesterday’s meeting at Kempton may have proved slightly disappointing for Nicky Henderson and his team, but for his former satellite yard, the day was truly a memorable one. The much touted West Wizard was sent off a short priced favourite for the master of Seven Barrows in the opening novice hurdle, but as in the […]

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King George Clues – Trends Point To Betfair Chase

It came as no surprise to see the two high-profile chases on Saturday go to Paul Nicholls. The Champion trainer has his team firing on all cylinders, and both Al Ferof and Silviniaco Conti ran out impressive winners. Both were successful in their respective races for the second time. The next stop for the classy […]

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The Fixed Brush Hurdle – Future Stars Revealed

The Betfair Chase is without doubt the star of the show on Saturday, and for me it’s the Fixed Brush Hurdle that picks up the ‘Oscar’ for Best Supporting Role. Looking back over recent years, it’s quite incredible to see the names of future stars that have used the race as a stepping stone from […]

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The Betfair Chase – A Haydock Puzzler

One of the most eagerly anticipated meetings of the jump racing season begins today. Haydock plays host to a wonderful two days of high-class action, culminating in the running of the £200,000 Betfair Chase on Saturday afternoon. The race has only been in existence since 2005, yet has become one of the most prestigious Grade […]

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Hexham Races – Where Beast Meets Beauty

A trip to Hexham Races should be on every race fans ‘bucket list’. The beautiful Northumberland course holds its latest fixture today, with a seven race card. The feature event is the Northumberland County Handicap Chase over a punishing four miles. The very best northern trainers will be in attendance including Lucinda Russell, Nicky Richards, […]

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Neil Mulholland – A Bright Future After Turbulent Times

Neil Mulholland started his racing career as an apprentice for Aidan O’Brien. His passion for jump racing instigated a switch of codes and a spell as a freelance jockey riding for the likes of Edward O’Grady and Colm Murphy. In 2004 Neil arrived in England and settled with Ferdy Murphy. Several moves later he found […]

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