The UK and Irish horse racing season runs from May to April each year with hundreds of meetings staged across the two countries. This gives the jockeys plenty of work throughout the year and even more entertainment for horse racing betting fans.
If you’re new to betting, or even if you’re an experienced gamer, knowing which meetings are the best to bet on is important to turning a profit on the nags.
And that’s why here at StanJames we have markets and live streams for those thousands each year so you can stay on top of all the action.
The best meets in the UK
In the build-up to major meetings you’ll here the term Grade 1 racing a lot. This is the stellar class, where the proven horses run and the big money is made. It’s the Premier League of horse racing.
The Cheltenham Festival each spring boasts a wealth of Grade 1 races and is the biggest week on the racing calendar. Obviously the Grand National is also a mega race, with around 40 runners galloping over those glorious fences at Aintree.
Did we say glorious? Of course, if you’re seeking a beautiful backdrop in our horse racing live streaming services then Glorious Goodwood is the place for you, when the flat racing season reaches it’s summer heights.
Meanwhile, over at Ascot you can expect the National Hunt jockeys to be out for the King George VI and Queen Elizabeth Stakes, which is the precursor to France’s incredible Prix de l’Arc de Triomphe.