Canoe Polo is one of the most competitive forms of canoeing and combines canoeing with hand-ball skills. It’s an exciting contact sport, which relies as much upon teamwork, as it does on the speed and agility of its players. Since the sports inception in 1970 it has grown in popularity and is now played throughout the world, both professionally and for exercise.
New Zealand and Australia are known for being crazy about horses and horse racing. The Melbourne Cup in Australia, for example, brings the country to a standstill, and is said to turn everyone on the continent into a bet maker.
A World Series championship refers to a tournament where teams and players from around the world compete in a series of matches. Other tournaments may be based on region, competed in by the best teams of a specific country.
The South Grafton Cup is run over a distance of 1600 metres, and carries a prize of 50,000 dollars. It is one of the important races run during the carnival hosted annually in the town of Grafton by the Clarence River Jockey Club. There will be the usual fashion competitions on the Cup day, with lots of live music and other entertainments designed to appeal to the local population as well as the crowds of visitors that flock to the town of Grafton every winter. There will be plans to cater for larger groups of visitors, and any business wishing to have their private marquee for the races. Continue reading
When the world went online and could as a result connect around the globe, community driven activities expanded exponentially. Chief of these was the betting market. Finally punters from around the world could not only join like-minded people in the same pursuit, but now as well pool together large pots and purses of available winnings. Additionally the top online sports books had more and more clientele to serve and as such grew to not only accommodate the market but even shower them all in heaps of opportunity. This includes games, races and sports from around the world that have come available to the punters of Australia to peruse, watch, enjoy and most of all win at. Continue reading
Greyhound racing in New Zealand is a popular sport with the so called working man. Wagers can be placed via online sites, or bookies at the actual tracks or stadiums. Greyhound racing is known to be more accessible to punters than thoroughbred racing, as the sport does not have as many traditions and idiosyncrasies as horse races. Continue reading