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UK Horse Racing


Our UK horse racing pages are designed to provide punters and casual horse racing fans alike with a wealth of knowledge, whether it is concise facts about the most important UK horse races or where you should go online to bet on those races. The United Kingdom horse racing calendar is packed with world-class races on both the flat and over jumps, and as a result there are great UK horserace's all year round.

We have featured the most important UK races here, and recommended the best Internet bookmakers for all your wagers. There is definitely a lot of choice when it comes to betting UK horse racing, not just in the sheer number of licensed bookies but also in the range of betting options available on those races.

We review all these types of bets and provide a guide that the novice can use to handicap and then bet on the top UK horse races.

UK Horse Racing - The Major Races


Cesarewitch Handicap

Cesarewitch HandicapThe Cesarewitch Handicap is one of the most famous handicaps held in the UK and routinely attracts a lot of betting activity. It is run at Newmarket.

Champion Stakes

Champion StakesThe Champion Stakes is run at Newmarket and is a Group 1 horse race with stakes of 375,000 pounds up for grabs.

Phoenix Stakes

Phoenix StakesThe Phoenix Stakes is one of the most important European juvenile races as it is a pointer to the Classics for the following season. It is held at The Curragh race course in Ireland.

Racing Post Trophy

Racing Post TrophyThe Racing Post Trophy is one of the most important juvenile Group 1 races in England, and routinely attracts the best two-year-olds in the country. It is often a pointer to the following season's Classic horses.

Dewhurst Stakes

Dewhurst StakesThe Dewhurst is one of the most important juvenile horse races in England. It is contested over the straight Rowley mile at Newmarket racecourse and is a Group 1 race.

King George VI & Queen Elizabeth Stakes

King George VI & Queen Elizabeth StakesThe King George VI & Queen Elizabeth Stakes is one of the great English horse races, and takes place at Ascot racecourse. Historically it was designed as the race that would pit the current crop of classic horses against the older generations to determine which year was superior.

Irish Champion Stakes

Irish StakesOne of Europe's greatest and most significant flat races, the Irish Champion Stakes has been dominated in recent years by Aidan O'Brien and the Coolmore horse racing empire.

The Golden Jubilee Stakes

The Golden Jubilee StakesThe Golden Jubilee Stakes is a flat, Group 1 horse race that takes place annually in the UK. The race is for 3-year-olds or older thoroughbreds over a distance of 1,207 meters at the Ascot Racecourse.

The Coronation Stakes

The Coronation StakesThe Coronation Stakes is a flat, Group 1 horse race held during the Royal Ascot festival of racing in June.

The Prince of Wales's Stakes

The Prince of Wales's Stakes The Prince of Wales's Stakes is a flat, Group 1 horse race that takes place in the UK and is one of the feature races of the Royal Ascot festival.

The Queen Anne Stakes

The Queen Anne Stakes The Queen Anne Stakes is a flat, Group 1 horse race run in the UK. It takes place during the Royal Ascot meeting and is open to horses that are 4-years-old or older.

The Queen Elizabeth II Stakes

The Queen Elizabeth II StakesThe Queen Elizabeth II Stakes is held annually in September in the UK at Ascot Racecourse over a distance of a mile.

King George VI Chase

King George VI ChaseThe King George VI Chase is a National Hunt horse race of Grade 1 status. It takes place in the UK and is for horses 4-years-old and up.

The Cheltenham Gold Cup

The Cheltenham Gold Cup The Cheltenham Gold Cup takes place in the UK. Itís a Grade 1 National Hunt horse race for 5-year-olds and older over a distance of 5,331 meters.

The Grand National

Grand NationalThe Grand National is the most famous and popular National Hunt horse race. It takes place in the UK and is the largest betting race in the UK.

The St. Leger Stakes

The St. Leger StakesThe St. Leger Stakes takes place in the UK. It is a Group 1 flat horse race for 3-year old thoroughbreds.

One Thousand Guineas Stakes

One Thousand Guineas StakesThe One Thousand Guineas Stakes takes place in the UK. It is a Group 1 flat horse race that is open to 3-year old fillies.

Two Thousand Guineas Stakes

Two Thousand Guineas StakesThe Two Thousand Guineas Stakes is a thoroughbred, Group 1 flat horse race.

Epsom Oaks

Epsom OaksThe Epsom Oaks Stakes, a Group 1 flat horse race for three-year-old fillies is held in the UK the day before the Derby.

Epsom Derby

Epsom DerbyOften just referred to as the The Derby, The Derby Stakes is arguably the most important race in the UK and is considered one of the most impressive flat thoroughbred horse races in the world.

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