- There´s a new Queen of Europe – Enable
- It doesn´t get any better – Breeders´Cup at Del Mar
- Alex Evers Photospecial
- The racecourse of the future – A new vision
- How to own a racehorse, without first owning a fortune
- Durable Dependable Irresistible - Enable
UK flat racing has been blessed with a wealth of top talent in 2017. An inspired cast of gifted performers such as Cracksman, Ulysses, Harry Angel, and Ribchester have lent a rare sparkle to the year’s action, providing rich entertainment for the racing fan and leaving the sport’s professionals content that they can still offer the thrilling spectacle required to grab a piece of the public’s much-solicited attention.
By: Alex Cairns Photo: Alex Cairns, Frank SorgeThe sport of Kings & Mortals
It is not without reason that horse racing is often referred to as ‘the Sport of Kings’. Due to the prohibitive costs involved in purchasing and keeping racehorses, ownership has traditionally been reserved for the rich and famous. However, with the increasing popularity of syndicates and partnerships across the world, it is now possible for almost everyone to share the thrill of owning a racehorse. Horse racing is no longer just for the elite – it is a sport for everyone.
by Amie KarlssonThe best two days of RACING
Is the Best Yet To Come? I doubt that. I have a hard time trying to think how anything is going to beat the Breeders’ Cup at Del Mar. The Breeders’ Cup marketing executives are going to have get a new slogan to replace “The Best is Yet To Come”. Because there are many of us who felt that the two days at Del Mar were the best we had ever experienced. The weather was perfect, the horses were perfect, the hospitality was perfect. It was just two perfect days of racing.
By: Camilla Osterman Photo: Zoe MetzThe race course of the future - Can a new viewer experience make racing the sport of tomorrow?
Horse racing is one of the grandest spectator sports in the world. Still – the way the sport is watched has changed very little over the last 200 years. It is still mostly a grandstand close to the finish line and horses that, for at least 60% of the time, are so far away that you need binoculars or a TV to see them.
But it doesn’t have to be that way, as the sports architecture specialists at Populous show with this fascinating new concept .
by: Mats Genberg Photos: Popoulous