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Glossary of Australian racing terms

The influx of foreign horses into the Melbourne Cup has seen a proportional rise […]

By betHQ on February 28, 2019

What are Australia’s richest races?

Thoroughbred racing is big business in Australia, with over a hundred million dollars in […]

By betHQ on February 28, 2019

The World’s Most Famous Racecourses

Since thoroughbred horseracing became a popular past-time for the English nobility many hundreds of […]

By betHQ on February 28, 2019

The World’s Most Famous Stayers Races

Stayer’s races provide a unique test of a racehorse’s endurance and stamina. Usually contested […]

By betHQ on February 28, 2019

The Biggest Melbourne Cup Flops

Technically speaking flops in the Melbourne Cup are not an unusual event. In a […]

By betHQ on February 28, 2019

The 5 Best Horseracing Apps

Smartphone apps are revolutionising the way that people manage their lives and have fun. […]

By betHQ on February 27, 2019

The Strangest Melbourne Cup Customs

The Melbourne Cup is an unusual race in more way than one. You probably […]

By betHQ on February 27, 2019

The Melbourne Cup by Numbers

Presenting your favourite race, in numbers: 6200000 – the Melbourne Cup prize fund, in AU$ […]

By betHQ on February 27, 2019

What Does History Tell Us About The Average Melbourne Cup Winner?

Over the last century or so Melbourne Cup winners have come in all shapes […]

By betHQ on February 27, 2019

The Craziest Moments in Racing History

Racing may be serious business for bookies, jockeys, trainers, owners and some punters. But […]

By betHQ on February 27, 2019

The World’s Toughest Horse Races

There’s no such thing as an easy horse race. Even a 1km sprint can […]

By betHQ on February 27, 2019

The Melbourne Cup winner’s coat colour (and why it doesn’t matter)

There are only a handful of horse races in the world that capture the […]

By betHQ on February 27, 2019