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It’s now less than two months to the biggest event in the U.K. jumps racing calendar – the Cheltenham Festival on March 12-15. The heavy racing schedule over the holidays normally has a big impact on the ante-post markets, and the last month has been no different. Indeed, several big-name horses had some disappointments, whereas others inserted themselves into the frame for Cheltenham’s biggest prizes. Below is a quick look at the current state of play for Cheltenham’s four feature races.

It’s just over 100 days until the U.K.’s most famous horse race, the Randox Health Grand National, gets underway, and there have already been some positive and some disappointing indicators that are helping to shape the betting markets for Europe’s most valuable national hunt race. Of course, there is still a long time to wait until April 6; but with each passing day, the contenders and betting become a little clearer.

If you’re a keen equestrian or just have a passion for betting on the racetrack, you might be wondering if you should name the newest addition to your family to reflect your favorite pastime! There are lots of wonderful human names for both boys and girls which are linked to horses, equestrianism, and horsemanship, so if you’re expecting a baby, you might want to have a look through our list to find inspiration for naming your little one.

Is there anything quite as thrilling as heading to the racetrack to watch a horse race? An ancient spectator sport, horse racing dates back to at least 648 B.C. It’s no wonder, then, that virtually every country in the world has iconic racetracks which are a perfect destination for outings with friends and family.

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