Off The Course
A website focused on the Sport of Kings is not complete without looking at what goes on off the track and behind the scenes. Coursespecialist.co.uk aims to provide insightful features looking at how horse racing works operationally, from the stud farm to racecourse preparation for the big festivals and horse welfare and much more besides …
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Course-specialist.co.uk reader Tracey Hardwick has very kindly emailed over her personal list of 30 horses to follow as the National Hunt season gets into full swing. We are very happy… Read More
The Northern Irish Festival of Racing is an occasion that people across Britain and Ireland look forward to every November, with the feature JNWine.com Champion Chase long established as a major event.
Past winners include Gold Cup winners Looks Like… Read More
Imperial Commander is the yard’s Gold Cup winner and is being targeted at the Hennessy Gold Cup at NewburyImage reproduced with the kind permission of Cheltenham Racecourse
The Nigel Twiston-Davies yard continues to go from strength to strength and has… Read More
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The autumn and winter are busy times in the bloodstock sales ring, with thousands of horses sold for countless millions of pounds.
Course-specialist.co.uk caught up recently with Jason Singh, Marketing Manager,… Read More
The Welsh National field captured in mid-raceImage reproduced with the kind permission of Chepstow Racecourse
One of the joys of the festive season is the feast of top class racing on offer. One of the showpiece… Read More
Al Thakhira ran out a tremendously impressive winner of the often informative Rockfel StakesImages reproduced with the kind permission of Newmarket Racecourse
There is a popular term in American racing that defines that last gasp winner: the closer. In many… Read More
War Command is entitled to the crown Champion Juvenile having won the Coventry Stakes, Futurity Stakes and Dewhurst StakesImage reproduced with the kind permission of Newmarket Racecourse
The two year old picture for the 2013 Flat season has been… Read More
In the wintery settings of the Cheltenham Festival last March, one performance stood out in the opening stages that warmed the hearts of any true fan of jump racing.
Hurricane Fly gallops up the Cheltenham hill to win his second… Read More