FACTS OF THE DAY

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Movies & horses

03/08/2013

Did you know that in the old black and white films, when the script said that a horse was to be shot, they really did the shooting on screen?! Sad, huh? Thank goodness some things have changed.

Greek Mythology

30/07/2013

In Greek mythology the horse was the sacred animal of Poseidon

world record

30/07/2013

The World Record for fastest speed by a horse was set by a 4 year old racehorse named Big Racket, he was running at 43.2 miles per hour.

Triple Crown

10/07/2013

The first winner of the Triple Crown was Sir Barton in 1919

3rd July

03/07/2013

3rd July 1939 Quote of the day ";Theres a big difference between a punter and a gambler. I've been backing horses all my life but I'm not a gambler" Former BBC racing commentator Sir Peter O'sullivan, who opened his first credit betting account on this day 1939.
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Old fashioned hearsay. True or false.

21/06/2013

Some traits in horses that are said to be associated with certain temperaments, abilities. Understanding that there are always the exception to the rules, and human intervention can
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