Flat Racing

Summer flat racing drives some of the biggest betting markets in international sport. Every year hundreds of thoroughbred races are held across the globe, allowing punters to bet on the sport all year round.

Flat Racing Festivals

The Royal Ascot Meeting: The biggest flat racing meeting in the world, the Royal Ascot meeting attracts the finest thoroughbred horses in the world. A selection of 7 of the 31 Group One races in the United Kingdom are run during this event, including the famous Ascot Gold Cup.

The Glorious Goodwood Meeting: High fashion combines with high stakes thoroughbred racing for one of England’s biggest racing events. The scenic Sussex downs form the backdrop to this exciting thoroughbred racing festival, which features two of England’s most coveted Group 1 races, the Sussex Stakes and Nassau Stakes.

The Breeders Cup: The Breeders Cup is the world’s richest race meeting and the planet’s largest collection of Group 1 thoroughbred races. Billed as the World Championships of thoroughbred racing, the event attracts world-class entries from all around the world, and culminates in the Breeders’ Cup Classic.

The Spring Racing Carnival: The Spring Racing Carnival is the best-attended racing festival in flat racing. Run annually in Australia, this collection of races consistently packs Flemington Racecourse to the rafters as the Australian public lap up the atmosphere and top quality racing seen in events like the The Melbourne Cup, The Victoria Derby and The VRC Stakes.

The Classics

The English Classics: The five oldest and most prestigious races in the United Kingdom. A win in a classic is a significant achievement for an owner or trainer and carries proportional financial rewards.

The Irish Classics: Ireland’s answer to the English Classics tend to attract the finest of Britain and Ireland’s 3-year-old thoroughbreds. Race for race the Irish Classics match the English Classics in terms of prize funds and prestige.

The French Classics: The French have their own interpretation of the Classics theme, resulting in some of the most prestigious thoroughbred races in Europe. The French Classics culminate in the Prix de l’Arc de Triomphe, Europe’s richest race.

The Triple Crown: The Triple Crown comprises the three biggest horse races in the United States. Winning all three of the Triple Crown Events is considered by many to be the biggest achievement in horseracing.

Flat Racing Betting:

Betting on flat racing drives the sport of kings. Punters can access dozens of useful flat racing betting resources on Gambling Guru, including tips from our industry insider the Racing Guru and detailed guides to Group races and major race meetings, with race histories, racecourse guides and statistical analysis of trends in each race. Punters also won’t want to miss out on our excellent odds comparison service that tracks down the best prices on every race, every day.

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