Chrome Awesome as Flintshire Flops

Chad BrownHeading into the Joe Hirsch Turf Classic at Belmont Park on Saturday Flintshire had never won when soft was mentioned in the going description and he still hasn’t. The heavy odds-on 1/5 favorite only faced three runners but was beaten by a wide margin into second.

In polar contrast to the favorite, his conqueror Ectot has only ever won when soft was part of the ground conditions. Indeed themore…

Horse Racing: Lady Aurelia Flies Flag for USA in Cheveley Park Stakes

Wesley WardThere is one two-year-old filly flying the flag for the USA far from these shores. Lady Aurelia may only have won a maiden in America, but she has become a star of the international horse racing stage thanks to her exploits in Europe.

California-based Wesley Ward (pictured), who trains the daughter of Scat Daddy, debuted her in a maiden special weight onmore…

Woodbine Mile Preview: Tepin Strong Favorite For Weak Grade 1

Mark CasseThe wonder-mare Tepin, who has won her last seven races, runs in the $1million Woodbine Mile on Saturday against a moderate European challenge.

Tepin’s most recent race was at Royal Ascot in England when she cosily landed the Group 1 Queen Anne Stakes. Had the race been run in America she would surely have started odds-on but instead shemore…

Rookie Trainer Shelbe Ruis Eyes Breeders Cup for Union Strike

Shelbe RuisShelbe Ruis, who trained her first winner as recently as May, hit the big time when her two-year-old filly Union Strike landed the Grade 1 Del Mar Debutante Stakes over 7f at the weekend.

In the process the 25-year-old Ruis (pictured) took a high-profile scalp in the shape of the much-touted full-sister to American Pharoah, also trained by Bob Baffert, called American Cleopatra. Union Strike wasmore…

Is California Chrome Just Getting Better?

Art ShermanArguably California Chrome’s victory in last Sunday’s Pacific Classic was as good as any piece of form that has gone before.

That was the colt’s 14th victory from his 23 lifetime starts and his fifth on the bounce, which included a dismissive and emphatic triumph in the World’s richest race, the Dubai World Cup. He has now won overmore…

Mondialiste Lands Arlington Million

Last updated August 27th, 2016

Robby AlbaradoMondialiste grabbed himself another big chunk of North American prizemoney when landing the 2016 Arlington Million at the eponymous racetrack on August 13.

The raider from Yorkshire, England would have been well known to USA race fans, having been a great runner-up to the mighty Tepin in the Breeders Cup Mile 2015. Mondialiste had also won the Woodbine Mile formore…

English Premier League Soccer: Champions Leicester Lose At Lowly Hull

Last updated August 27th, 2016

Jamie VardyEngland’s Premier League soccer season kicked off with a shock today as the fairytale champions of last season, Leicester City, were beaten by the relegation favorites, Hull City.

There has been much interest in the Leicester City story in the USA, including talks of a Hollywood film, and all the offshore sportsbooks have reported increased handle on England’s Premier League frommore…

Bitcoin User Guide: How To Sell Bitcoin Or Spend BTC In The Real World

Last updated July 29th, 2016

How To Sell BitcoinSo you got paid in Bitcoin for the first time by a betting company, or perhaps by someone you did some work for, and now you want to swap it for currency or use it to buy something in the shops. Here is our simple guide on how to sell Bitcoin or spend it in the real world.

Bitcoin (BTC) is fast becoming the currency of online betting, especially in the USA-facing sector. It does circumvent a lot ofmore…

Bitcoin User Guide: How To Buy Bitcoin At An Exchange

Last updated July 27th, 2016

How To Buy BitcoinIn this post, part of our series about the burgeoning currency Bitcoin, focuses on how to buy Bitcoin at an exchange.

BTC is gaining major traction in the USA’s offshore betting industry and, fortunately, getting your hands on your first Bitcoin is a simple process. Here is the step-by-step procedure of swapping USD, or any currency, intomore…