With horse-racing punters already looking for early tips for the Cheltenham festival, despite the event not being held till March 2015, it appears that the enduring popularity of this British institution has no end in sight. Horse-racing is a prestigious sport, with Cheltenham being one of the most highly-attended sporting venues in the UK, therefore it is unsurprising just how far people will go, and just how much money and time they will invest, in finding that glorious stallion that will cross the finish line first. However, what may be surprising to some is just how many of these winning horses are owned by celebrities, and not always the ones you would suspect. So, in honour of the upcoming Cheltenham festival, here are three unlikely celebrity racehorse owners.
We have good news and bad news.
Starting with the bad, those stories you tell your friends about how you charmed the panties off some hot stranger on the train – although entertaining – are in fact false. In all likelihood, it was you that got picked up.
The good news is that women who make an art form out of seducing young men are absolutely everywhere. All you need to do is know how to spot them and then simply play along.
Here are the top 5 places to hunt the women that are hunting you!
1. Public Transport
Particularly when living in a city, people spend a lot of time travelling from A to B. Depending on your mind-set, your daily commute can be seen as an inconvenience. However, we encourage you to view this a little differently. What if we were to tell you that cougars are looking up and down the isle of your tube or bus seeking out their next conquest? Not so annoying now, is it? View your commute as time in the shop window. You won’t pick up an older woman looking grubby, angry or tired. Think about the clothes you wear, the books you read, the persona you portray. If you saw yourself, would you want to talk to say “hey!” and take yourself to bed? If the answer is no, then don’t be surprised that it never happens. Smile. Be approachable. Most importantly, look around! You’ll be amazed how many women are trying to give somebody the eye. With just a little awareness and effort, that lucky man can be you.
Many women don’t seem to understand that most men like women with little or no makeup. Women tend to dress up and pile on makeup often to compete with other women, and then they’ll blame men for the emphasis on beauty. Remember – we love natural beauty the most!
Here, Megan Fox posts a selfie on her new Instagram account with what appears to be no makeup, and she looking stunning.
We’re pretty tired of the constant Kim Kardashian coverage, but we can definitely admire an impressive rack, and Kim loves to show off her assets. For that we give her kudos.
Most celebrities have some sort of talent bestowed on them, whether that be their ability to act, play music, sing, cook or dance, the majority are ridiculously talented, which makes it all the more annoying when you find out that they are ridiculously good at sports. Below are some of the most sportingly gifted A-Listers.
Lars Ulrich – Tennis
The Metallica drummer is like marmite. He is revered in the Heavy Metal world but he fell fowl with a lot of people over his disparaging remarks over Napster. Before becoming one of the most widely respected drummers in rock circles, Ulrich was a dab hand at tennis. His father, Torben Ulrich, was actually a professional tennis player, reaching the fourth round of Wimbledon, the French Open and the US Open. Lars was reportedly a top ranking tennis player during his youth in Denmark and if it wasn’t for a set of Deep Purple tickets given to him in 1973 he may have continued with the game instead of being hooked on rock. You never know, Ulrich could have once been a Wimbledon favourite and we may never have been treated to Enter Sandman.
George Clooney – Baseball
Not even bookmakers Betfair could have predicted that Clooney would get down on one knee and propose to Amal Alamuddin. However, before being known as the world’s most eligible bachelor, Clooney could have been a baseball player. The two time Academy Award winner had a trail with professional baseball side Cincinnati Reds, back in 1977. Luckily for us he didn’t make it, could you imagine a Clooney free world?
Gordon Ramsay – Football
The hot-heated chef is well known for his expletive filled verbal tirades so it isn’t too hard to imagine him as a hulking defender back in his prime. The award winning chef joined Glasgow club Rangers back in 1984, but a troublesome knee put an end to any budding football career with his boyhood club. Ramsay said of the experience “without the upset at Ibrox [Rangers’ stadium], I would not be the chef I am today.” So we thank the people at Rangers who discarded Ramsay and made him one of the biggest chefs and TV personas in the world today.
Master P – Basketball
Rapper and founder of No Limits records, Master P came as close as anyone to playing professionally, heck he had two pro contracts back in the day. The hugely successful rapper was a member of the Charlotte Hornets in the 1998-99 season and was with the Toronto Raptors in the 1999 pre-season. Although his dream to play pro ball was squashed he has certainly done alright for himself since, some sources value his net worth at $350million. In contrast, the Hornets and the Raptors have gone on to win nothing in the NBA and if Betfair are to be believed it looks like they won’t be winning anything for some time.