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Welcome to Course-Specialist is a fresh look at horse racing, providing news, views and insight into horse racing’s topics of the day. What makes us different? Not just a horse racing blog, we are independent and aim to celebrate the best of British and Irish horse racing. From the Cheltenham Festival to the Grand National, Epsom Derby, Royal Ascot, York, Newbury and Kempton’s King George VI Chase, will give you information on the history of horse racing, the big names and latest news and provides a big race preview section.


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Jockey Seamie Heffernan produced the Liam O'Brien trained McTaggart with perfect timing to win the
The Tony Martin trained Shemshal gained his second win of the summer and his first
The Pat Martin trained Havanna Belle left behind an unlucky effort at Sligo recently when


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Latest Blogs

  • Talent won the Investec Oaks last year

Image reproduced with the kind permission of Epsom Downs Racecourse Talent retired to stud - The 2013 Investec Oaks heroine Talent has been retired to stud it has been announced. The daughter of New Approach won 3 of her 11 racecourse starts, coming to prominence with victory in last year’s Pretty Polly Stakes at Newmarket. That preceded her run in the Oaks at Epsom, where she defied her odds to […]
  • Leading Light (right) was brilliant at the Curragh

Image by Steven Cargill Leading Light all class at the Curragh - The St Leger and Gold Cup winner Leading Light sauntered to a brilliant success in the Group 3 Palmerstown House Estate Irish St Leger Trial Stakes over 1 mile and 6 furlongs at the Curragh this afternoon. The field broke evenly and Shu Lewis went on from Streetcar To Stars, with the heavily odds-on favourite […]
  • Aidan O'Brien saddled the first two home in the Royal Whip

Image reproduced with the kind permission of Newmarket Racecourse Gleneagles impresses in Futurity Stakes -   Aidan O’Brien has another potential star on his hands in the shape of Gleneagles who made a strong impression when showing superb acceleration to storm clear of his rivals in the Group 2 Galileo European Breeders Fund Futurity Stakes over 7 furlongs. Convergence strode into the lead from Itorio and Gleaneagles, settled on the […]

Latest Features

  • Racecourse 1 Competition Time: Win Tickets to Jump Legends Raceday - A line-up of some of the great jump jockeys of the last 30 years is the highlight of a terrific days racing at Chepstow racecourse on Saturday, October 11th and you can be there, courtesy of the Course-specialist website! Jump Legends Raceday brings together top class jockeys, a top day’s racing and the opportunity to […]
  • Royal Ascot winners clash in Prix Morny - As the Deauville Festival draws towards a close, there is a cracking contest for the Group 1 Prix Morny over 6 furlongs, featuring a mouth-watering clash between two impressive Royal Ascot winners. The race sees the much-awaited return to action of The Wow Signal, who was a decisive winner of the Coventry Stakes on just […]
  • The grey Mighty Yar wins at Newmarket in May

Image reproduced with the kind permission of Newmarket Racecourse Big Race Preview: Betfred Ebor Handicap - The Betfred Ebor Handicap is the big race of a compelling York card on Saturday, where a large field bids to land this valuable prize. Whiplash Willie is a talented horse who has had long periods of time on the sidelines. Having won a couple of handicaps in 2011, Whiplash Willie finished ¾ of a […]