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How does racehorse handicapping work?

How Does Racehorse Handicapping Work? At the time of writing Crowd Racing has had 9 winners, 8 of which were in handicaps. Approximately 60% of British horse races are handicaps, and that type of race is often describe as being the lifeblood of the sport. What that means is that it is crucial for any racing fan to understand both what a handicap actually is and how the process of handicapping works.     What is a Handicap? In the simplest possible terms, a handicap is a race where each horse carries a different amount of weight when it runs. […]

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Choosing the right racehorse – 6 Tips from Crowd Racing

6 Tips On Choosing The Right Racehorse   Choosing the right racehorse is a complex task, and many people don’t go ahead once they become a little overwhelmed. Getting involved in racehorse ownership should be fun and exciting, and Crowd Racing are trying to remove the pain. How will you know which is the best for you? Here are six tips to help you while you are choosing the right racehorse for you. Or you could just choose from one of the racehorses that Crowd Racing have on offer….by clicking here The Basics Before you start to consider what strengths […]

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The Ideal Gift

The Ideal Gift What does one give as an ideal gift, when your ideas have gone a little stale? There is a lot of effort that goes into finding the ideal gift. Talking in terms of relationships, it’s easy to get to the point over a period of just months (let alone years), where original and interesting ideas become harder to come by. Imagine the chance to give a gift which isn’t boring (like a Gift Card), or predictable (like Jewellery). Of course, it’s not that those gifts are ‘bad’, just that they’ve had ‘their run’; now it’s time to […]

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DARK ANGEL – PROFILE OF A TOP STALLION

As Crowd Racing horse Born To Finish’s name suggests, he truly does have a pedigree par excellence, as is ably revealed by the story of his sire Dark Angel.     An elegant grey, Dark Angel was a top class sprinter in his day. Excelling in a nine race campaign as a two year old. Those nine outings netted one second place and four victories, including in the group two Mill Reef Stakes and the group one Middle Park Stakes. Retiring after that solitary season as a racer, Dark Angel then reached legendary status as a sire. It is as […]

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Neymar… What would £200 million buy in horse-racing?

Neymar /Neigh-Mar: What Would £200 Million Get You in the World of Racing?     Like most sports fans who appreciate the value of money and possess a modicum of common sense, Crowd Racing was absolutely stunned to read about this week’s £200 million transfer of footballer Neymar from Barcelona to PSG. After our initial shock, however, we got to thinking about just what £200 million might have got the architects of the transfer if they’d chosen to invest it in racing instead. Given that PSG’s financiers are from Qatar, too, it’s hardly beyond the realms of possibility.   You […]

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Some recent questions from owners, answered!

There have a number of questions raised in recent weeks off the back of some of the changes which are ongoing with Crowd Racing, HFR and some of the horses. I have pulled together the most common questions, along with answers in this post. If you have any further questions, please let me know.

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9 Reasons to Own a Racehorse

There will be more than just 9 Reasons to Own a Racehorse, the list is possibly endless but we wanted to focus on the 9 reasons that were most important to our owners. Crowd Racing has over 300 active owners involved in our racehorses, and we asked them why they got involved.   We have taken the top 9 reasons to Own a Racehorse and will dig into them a little here.   Share of Prize Money It is never recommended that anyone gets involved in racehorse ownership just for the benefit of winning prize-money. Not many horses pay their […]

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Post Race Celebrations!

Ever wondered what it would be like to be a winning racehorse owner and get involved in Post Race Celebrations? Crowd Racing had a good crowd of our owners at Kempton to see BORN TO FINISH grab his third win in his last three races. The link below will give you a small flavour of what was like! https://www.periscope.tv/w/1yNxadklldVJj We still have a few shares left in Born To Finish, it is not too late to get involved!

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Oli Bell interviews Ian Wright following Born To Finish notching the hat-trick at Kempton Park

Born To Finish stormed to victory at Kempton Park under David Parkes, and in amongst the crowd of delighted owners was ex-footballer and now TV personality Ian Wright. As a part-owner of BTF, Ian was buzzing to see the horse achieve his hat-trick as you can see from the interview he did with fellow part-owner Oli Bell on The Racing Channel. Kempton Park are not the most helpful with Owners and Trainers Badges, but with a combination of our standard allocation, a few “paid for” O & T Badges, and some owners having other routes to the O & T […]

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You can experience a day in the life of a Racehorse Owner

Crowd Racing is busting the myth – horse racing is something to be enjoyed by all, not just kings, sheikhs or millionaires. You really don’t need a lot in your wallet to enjoy a great day’s experience in the racing world, with a close-up opportunity of a day in the life of a racehorse owner. It is a day that you will never forget and not just viewed from the rails. Whether you have been interested in horse racing or not, this is a chance to get up close and personal with these magnificent animals. You can taste what it […]

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