Horse racing is having a revival. The sport was a huge part of American culture in the early to mid 1900’s, but slowly decreased in popularity. However, with the popularization of online gambling, more and more people are paying attention to what goes on at the track even if they are not physically present. Many bettors are heading online to make their bets and try to win money using the best horse racing strategies. There’s nothing better than making a big bet on a big race and below are some of the top horse racing events of the year!
The Breeder’s Cup
If you are a horse lover and don’t know where to find them, don’t worry..! This incredible racing event happens at Churchill Hills of the Kentucky, Louisville. Here you will get to see most strong horse muscles from all over the world i.e., Thoroughbred. This two-day racing event is spreading $30 million to fans. The championship is back to give the strongest and fastest Thoroughbred from this world. The top races like Classic, Longines Turf, Longines Distaff, Mile, Dirt Mile, Filly and Mare Sprint are part of the event. Out of which Classic is the biggest race of the event for $6,000,000 in its pocket.
Breeder’s Cup Mile:
This race is for world’s best grass milers to show their best in front of the horse lovers from all over the globe. This 1 mile race event allows 3+ years Thoroughbred to run for $3,000,000 spreading across its lovers. This turf surface held race is organized on the left-handed track.
Breeder’s Cup allows only 14 runners to participate at a time. Freddy Head was the man who has recorded two victories in the Mile as a Jockey and three victories as a trainer.
The Grand National
The Grand National is the biggest event on the horse racing calendar.
Tens of thousands will be in attendance at Aintree Racecourse for the spectacle of the year, with millions of bets being placed on the race itself. In fact, the Grand National draws in punters who don’t often place a bet or whom make their one and only bet of the year – it’s that popular!
Though the race itself has seen some longshots over the years, mostly recently in 2016 when 33/1 starter Rule the World won the race. Only three years before that did Auroras Encore ride home in first place having been given starting odds of 66/1.