It’s early morning in Newmarket, 60 miles from London. The town is awakening. Hardly any traffic – maybe one or two garbage trucks. And a couple of blocks from the main street, 35 racehorses walk across a pedestrian crossing.
Birds fly south for the winter in the USA, and so do people. Often, many of the best race horses, trainers and jockeys find themselves in the Sunshine State of Florida.
Making a living from a sport where breaking your body is part of the game, AP McCoy might not strike you as a man of fear.
ARKLE, HYPERION, GOODWOOD are names that are familiar to all Brittish racing fans. They are also names for really cool handbags from Osprey London. The company’s customer club even has a logo that look just like a VIP badge from an English race course.
Time for the autumn 2016 issue. This time we tell you about racing in South Africa ( the other down under) and then we cross the Indian Ocean for the story if Archie Da Silva who tells us what it’s like to be a racehorse owner in Hong Koing.
In our summer 2016 issue, we have a 14 page portrait of superstar Jockey Victor Espinoza – winner of the 2015 US Triple Crown and the 2016 Dubai World Cup.
In this brand new spring issue, you can read about Per Gråberg, a Swedish champion jockey, who rides for his love of speed, the legendary Birdsville Races that pull in enthusiasts from all over Australia, the very expensive redevelopment of Longchamp, Japan’s latest racing darling Buchiko and her unusual colouring, and much more.
In this brand new winter issue, you can read about Lucky Baldwin and his not so quiet life, how the UAE turned sand into gold all thanks to horse racing, three of the world’s most popular horses: Treve, Golden Horn and American Pharoah, jockey Michelle Payne who is going into the record books and much more.
In this issue you can read about Surfers Paradise in Queensland—a town that breathes horse racing, Lester Piggott who turns 80-years-old in November, Cajun racing, before Before American Pharoah was king and much more!
Gallop Magazine 2/2015
In this issue you can read about Kentucky Special, beach racing in Spain, Mike De Kock, Triple Crown and much more!
Gallop Magazine 1/2015
In this issue you’ll find stuff like all you ever wanted to know about Kentucky Derby, Ripley’s fantastic photographs, Ryan Moore, Chantilly, Laghat the blind race horse and much more.
Our brand new winter issue is here. And it brings you some of our best stories ever. Like a “from the saddle” view of the Grand National, a portrait of super trainer Criquette Head-Maarek and a visit to one of the most exciting racing countries right now–Turkey.
Our fall issue has great reads on big-crowd South Korean racing, a star-studded visit to Melbourne Cup, the undeserved destiny of Sunday Silence and Al Capone’s brushes with Chicago’s local racing elite. Start subscribing now and read all about it!
Gallop Magazine 2/2014
In the summer issue you can read about Top 5 most valuable horse racing collectibles, Adrenaline & Beauty–horse racing stories from all over the world, French racing by the sea, portrait of the jockey star Gary Stevens, Berlin, Tale of two Derby horses and a lot more!
South Korea is small — only about the size of Maine or Ireland — but it is home to some 50 million people. Of course, 75% of these people live in the 25% of the country that is not covered in mountains.
The sport of horse racing knows no borders. It does not relate to GNP or religion. Where there are people and horses, there is horse racing.
Horse racing is full of its own special words and expressions. Sometimes it’s hard to understand. What does ”Group Races” mean? And what is a ”Black Type Pedigree?”
In the spring issue you can read about The Hollywood story of Mine That Bird, Jump racing at the heart of the Irish, Maryland – The small state with big racing, and a lot more!
In the summer of 1994 Jon Franklin and three work colleagues from a William Hill betting shop drove down from London to the Glorious Goodwood race meeting ob the south coast of England.
When you talk about horses that make history, Northern Dancer has a place of his very own. Standing a mere 14.3 hands tall (150 cm) and born in Canada at the end of May, he had the odds stacked against him.