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100 most influential in UK horse racing on Twitter

With the help of our good friends at Peer Index, Coral have unveiled a definitive list of the 100 most influential tweeters in UK Horse Racing.

To compile the list each person is assigned a PI-score; an influence score in the context of the Racing Twittershere.

To create our list we crunched approximately 10bn tweets and looked at more than 100m accounts on Twitter.

Take a look at the countdown below and see who tops the list.

Top 21

  • 01. Dane O’Neill
    @oneill141

    professional jockey, Hunderford

    Followers -10300
    Peer index – 50

  • 02. Highclere
    @HighclereRacing

    Highclere Thoroughbred Racing is Europe’s leading racehorse ownership company.

    Followers – 9408
    Peer index – 50

  • 03. Point to point
    @pointtopoint

    The Official Home of Point-to-Point Horseracing on the net

    Followers – 6442
    Peer index – 50

  • 04. Market Rasen RaceCourse
    @MarketRasenRace

    Market Rasen Racecourse is set in the Lincolnshire Wolds With racing held throughout the year

    Followers – 7027
    Peer index – 50

  • 05. Jeremy Gask
    @jeremygask

    Australian Racehorse Trainer now based in England with Horses First Racing.

    Followers – 6469
    Peer Index – 50

  • 06. Taunton Racecourse
    @TauntonRacing

    Taunton Racecourse is the youngest jump racecourse in England

    Followers -6016
    Peer Index – 50

  • 07. Narrow the Field
    @Narrowthefield

    Author of Horse Racing Trends book ‘Narrowing The Field

    Followers – 5019
    Peer Index – 50

  • 08. Philip Hobbs
    @PJHobbs1

    Cheltenham, Aintree and Punchestown winning trainer

    Followers – 10505
    Peer index – 50

  • 09. Towcester Racecourse
    @towcesterraces

    Towcester Racecourse is a privately owned racecourse set in beautiful parkland

    Followers – 5025
    Peer Index – 50

  • 10. Geoffrey Riddle
    @Louchepunter

    Website & social media editor – Racing UK. Racing correspondent

    Followers – 2578
    Peer Index – 50

  • 11. Darren Truswell
    @DarrenTruswell

    Married to @MrsTruswell, daughters, #QPR ST holder. Don’t claim to be a pro tipster

    Followers – 4534
    Peer Index – 50

  • 12. Calum Madell
    @callummadell

    Trainee Race Reporter @Timeform1948. Horse Racing obsessive

    Followers -2659
    Peer Index – 51

  • 13. Carlisle Racecourse
    @CarlisleRaces

    This is the official Twitter for Carlisle Racecourse

    Followers – 6997
    Peer Index – 51

  • 14. Racing Going Reports
    @RCAGoingReports

    Official morning going reports from the Racecourse Association

    Followers – 6068
    Peer Index – 51

  • 15. THT Racing
    @THTRacing

    Racing opinions and big priced winners.

    Followers -2647
    Peer Index – 51

  • 16. Bryan Cooper
    @92bryan92

    22 yrs old professional jockey retained by Gigginstown House

    Followers – 16.9
    Peer Index – 393

  • 17. Love the races
    @lovethe_races

    All the latest news, offers, competitions and chances to go racing for free.

    Followers -16300
    Peer Index – 51

  • 18. Worcester Races
    @WorcesterRaces

    National Hunt horse-racing venue with hospitality boxes and a European restaurant with river views.

    Followers – 5674
    Peer Index – 51

  • 19. Sky Sports Horses
    @SkySportsHorses

    The official account for Horse Racing and Equestrian for Sky Sports

    Followers – 6776
    Peer Index – 52

  • 20. Tom Queally
    @tpqueally

    Flat jockey, ambassador for @Maxilead_Metals Represented by http://www.nicholaswhittle.co.uk

    Followers – 19100
    Peer Index – 52

  • 21. Salisbury Racecourse
    @salisburyraces

    2014 season starts on Sun 4th May. See our website http://www.salisburyracecourse.co.uk

    Followers – 4490
    Peer Index – 52

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  • 22. Racing Welfare
    @Racingwelfare

    We are @TheJockeyClub Charity the only racing Charity that helps all people that work in the British racing and breeding industry

    Followers – 6799
    Peer Index – 54

  • 23. Leicester Racecourse
    @LeicesterRaces

    We host 32 Racemeetings. 21 Flat 11 National Hunt. We offer fabulous Raceday Hospitality experiences as well as Conferences Weddings and Self hires.

    Followers – 5164
    Peer Index – 52

  • 24. Andy Richmond
    @Bickley14

    Full time sports punter/analyst and writer/broadcaster on RUK. Most sports esp racing NFL cricket rugby league and football. Former Betfair staff.

    Followers – 3619
    Peer Index – 52

  • 25. Horse Racing News
    @HorseRacingUK

    Follow for the latest Horse Racing News On Twitter from racingnews.uk. Follow @cheltenhamtips for Cheltenham Festival

    Followers – 16704
    Peer Index – 52

  • 26. martin
    @quevega

    Racing Odds Compiler, P2P Reporter/Writer/Advisor, Owner, etc

    Followers – 3119
    Peer Index – 52

  • 27. David Brownlow
    @DavidEBrownlow

    Entrepreneur and philanthropist. Interests include helping others, trying to make a difference, ballet, horse racing, vexillology & enjoying ‘retirement’

    Followers – 31974
    Peer Index – 53

  • 28. sean boyce
    @boyciesbetting

    racing and betting presenter and journalist. husband father punter.

    Followers – 10100
    Peer Index – 53

  • 29. Perth Racecourse
    @PerthRacecourse

    An intimate racecourse in the heart of Scotland which quite literally let’s you feel the hooves on the track!

    Followers – 5715
    Peer Index – 53

  • 30. Peter Scudamore
    @petescu

    Dad to trainer Michael and jockey Tom, partner of trainer Lucinda . My Dads a Grand National Legend .

    Followers – 8748
    Peer Index – 53

  • 31. Joe Tizzard
    @JoeTizzard

    National Hunt Jockey Dorset

    Followers -19098
    Peer Index – 53

  • 32. Warwick Racecourse
    @WarwickRacecourse

    Year round National Hunt and Flat Racing set in the heart of beautiful Warwick. Conferencing & Events Centre. Steeped with tradition. #warwickrocks!!

    Followers – 7767
    Peer Index – 53

  • 33. Simon Clare
    @SiClare

    Coral PR Man lover of horse racing betting playing/watching football and spending time with my children

    Followers – 6519
    Peer Index – 53

  • 34. Rory Delargy
    @helynsar

    Freelance racing broadcaster/writer Cheltenham

    Followers – 4622
    Peer Index – 54

  • 35. James Millman
    @jrmillman

    Ex-Jockey. Rode 137 winners. Now half-way through a law degree and retain a racing interest as a pundit for Will Hill Racing Radio

    Followers – 8295
    Peer Index – 54

  • 36. Michael Harris
    @mjyharris

    Horse racing. Amateur equine photography. Humour. Shares in a few racehorses. Newmarket and Cheltenham Annual Member. Proud father of @amelia_harrisx #avfc

    Followers – 2404
    Peer Index – 54

  • 37. David Johnson
    @davidjohnsonTF

    Horseracing mainly in particular British Flat racing (work as Flat Editor for leading ratings experts @Timeform1948). Very amateur runner.

    Followers – 5305
    Peer Index – 54

  • 38. Wetherby Racecourse
    @WetherbyRaces

    National Hunt Racecourse & Conference Centre in Yorkshire. Located close to Leeds Harrogate and York.

    Followers – 6514
    Peer Index – 54

  • 39. Exeter Racecourse
    @Exeterraces

    Exeter Racecourse home to quality jump racing superb hospitality great opportunities & top drawer conference & events its the place to be in the South-West!

    Followers – 8637
    Peer Index – 54

  • 40. Paul Struthers
    @paulmstruthers

    Husband. Dad. Racing. Bad punter. Moaning. Cricket. Slow running. Inappropriate jokes. Swearing. Golf. CEO of PJA – jockeys are my boss. My (worthless) opinions

    Followrs – 5327
    Peer Index – 54

  • 41. James Willoughby
    @Prof_Hindsight

    44yo RUK broadcaster and horse racing writer; specialist in technical analysis; baseball and maths fan

    Followers – 8804
    Peer Index – 54

  • 42. Victoria Spicer
    @VickySpicer

    Web Editor of Horse & Country TV Press Officer for Hickstead freelance journalist. Own an ex-racehorse. Love racing rugby and tennis. Drink too much coffee.

    Followers – 6454
    Peer Index – 55

  • 43. David Crosse
    @DavidCrosse

    National Hunt Jockey Write a Blog for LOVETHERACES an ATTHERACES

    Followers – 9327
    Peer Index – 55

  • 44. Wolverhampton Races
    @WolvesRaces

    Britain’s busiest racecourse hosting over 100 fixtures in 2014 with a renowned reputation for all year round racing on our all-weather track day and night.

    Followers – 7953
    Peer Index – 55

  • 45. Newton Abbot Races
    @NewtonAbbotRace

    Set in picturesque Devon Newton Abbot Racecourse guarantees a great day of entertainment at the races for the whole family!

    Followers – 8675
    Peer Index – 56

  • 46. Willy Twiston-davies
    @willy_twiston

    Flat jockey, always looking forward! very lucky to be sponsored by lycetts!

    Followers – 22175
    Peer Index – 56

  • 47. Ripon Races
    @RiponRaces

    Official Twitter account of Ripon Race Co Ltd, also known as Yorkshire’s Garden Racecourse

    Followers – 7134
    Peer Index – 56

  • 48. Robert Cowell
    @cowellracing

    Dual Group 1 winning Racehorse Trainer based in Six-Mile-Bottom near Newmarket. Huge fan of rugby and boxing time permitting.

    Followers – 6889
    Peer Index – 56

  • 49. Rod Street
    @Rods_Tweet

    CEO of Great British Racing & British Champions Series Ltd. Husband. Dad . Seagull. Avocado farmer.

    Followers – 4654
    Peer Index – 56

  • 50. Polly Rodgers
    @PollyRodgers

    Work in Broadcasting / PR @WillHillRacing. O&T Liaison Rep @PonteRaces. Writer for @Racing4Girls. Photographer at @PollyR_Aviation. Racehorse Owner.

    Followers – 2951
    Peer Index – 56

  • 51. William Kennedy
    @WTKJockey

    32 Year Old Professional NH Jockey http://youtu.be/vbe7LIZWRwYPreperaction-Prevents-Poor-Performance

    Followers – 12132
    Peer Index – 57

  • 52. BHA Press Office
    @BHAPressOffice

    The official twitter feed of the British Horseracing Authority (BHA). For enquiries contact info@britishhorseracing.com

    Followers – 19268
    Peer Index – 57

  • 53. Robert Choc Thornton
    @Choc_Thornton

    National Hunt Jockey Cheltenham

    Followers – 28745
    Peer Index – 57

  • 54. Brendan Powell Jnr
    @brendanp1995

    Proudly sponsored by the Slug and Lettuce, Professional NH jockey

    Followers – 16495
    Peer Index – 57

  • 55. Champions Series
    @ChampionsSeries

    The Official Twitter feed for the QIPCO British Champions Series – the premier series of British horseracing showcasing the best of British Flat racing.

    Followers – 11618
    Peer Index -57

  • 56. Kim Bailey
    @kimbaileyracing

    National Hunt Trainer. The only trainer to have won The Grand National, Cheltenham Gold Cup & Champion Hurdle and a winner on every National Hunt Racecourse.

    Followers – 15063
    Peer Index – 57

  • 57. Racing Tips & News
    @racingtips

    Latest racing tips news and views. Got a racing question a tip or just want a chat? Tweet us now at @racingtips!

    Followers – 42871
    Peer Index – 57

  • 58. Tony Paley
    @tonypaley

    Following the horses, PNEFC & England football team since 1966. 48 years of hurt. Guardian & Observer racing editor

    Followers – 4335
    Peer Index – 57

  • 59. James Simpson-Daniel
    @JSimpsonDaniel

    Rugby player. Kings biltong director. Love horse racing and proud father of two gorgeous little boys

    Followers – 15269
    Peer Index – 58

  • 60. Jeremy Noseda
    @JeremyNoseda

    Jeremy Noseda is recognised by many in horseracing as one of the UK’s most talented trainers.

    Followers – 12302
    Peer Index – 58

  • 61. Horse Racing Industry
    @Racing_Industry

    An all in one account for anyone interested in horse racing, from Trainers & Jockeys to Racecourses UK & IRE – Sponsored by RatingTheRaces Make a smarter bet

    Followers – 8502
    Peer Index – 58

  • 62. Chepstow Racecourse
    @Chepstow_Racing

    News, events and offers from the Home of Welsh Racing! You don’t have to be a racing fan to have a great day out with us!01291 622260

    Followers – 9742
    Peer Index – 58

  • 63. Oliver Brett
    @sport_oliver

    Journalist, Editor, Blogger, Broadcaster. LFC, Essex CCC & horse racing aficionado. Friern Barnet resident. Work for @channel4racing & do some bits for Sky News

    Followers – 6167
    Peer Index – 58

  • 64. Rupert Bell
    @Rupertbell

    director of Lloydbell productions.a radio and tv pr company Sports Broadcaster including for Talksport covering horseracing golf and Tennis.

    Followers – 9588
    Peer Index – 58

  • 65. Simon Rowlands
    @RowleyfileTF

    Head of International + R&D @ global horseracing experts Timeform. Likes: sport, wildlife, numbers, travel, films, The Arts, intelligence, iconoclasts.

    Followers – 5028
    Peer Index – 59

  • 66. richard kingscote
    @RKingscote

    tom dascombe’s jockey sponsored by galloways bakers

    Followers – 11064
    Peer Index – 59

  • 67. York Racecourse
    @yorkracecourse

    Welcome to the official Twitter feed for York Racecourse. Follow us for all of the latest news and updates throughout the season.

    Followers – 10883
    Peer Index – 60

  • 68. Kempton Park Racecourse
    @kemptonparkrace

    This is the official Twitter for Kempton Park Racecourse. Kempton Park is a year round horse racing and entertainment venue and London’s closest racecourse.

    Followers – 13966
    Peer Index – 60

  • 69. Time Form
    @Timeform1948

    Horse racing opinion, advice and analysis from the home of winners since 1948. Form | Ratings | Race Cards | Results | Data | Features #TF48

    Followers – 13626
    Peer Index – 60

  • 70. Lydia Hislop
    @LydiaHislop

    Racing fan. And journalist. Stalker update: Antigua Sunrise, Lie Forrit & Number Theory are used to it by now. Beware: Taws, Djakadam & Dolphin Village.

    Followers – 10407
    Peer Index -60

  • 71. Goodwood Racecourse
    @Goodwood_Races

    Our 2015 horseracing season starts on Sat 2 May. Located on the Sussex Downs, Goodwood is widely regarded as the most beautiful racecourse in the world.

    Followers – 15137
    Peer Index – 61

  • 72. James Knight
    @jamesaknight

    Horses. Betting. Saffron Walden. England

    Followers – 6684
    Peer Index – 61

  • 73. Lingfield Park
    @LingfieldPark

    A unique resort showcasing All Weather, Flat & National Hunt Racing, a 4* Marriott Hotel, Breathe Health Club & Spa and a Championship Golf Course.

    Followers – 8506
    Peer Index – 61

  • 74. Mr Jim McGrath
    @McGracing

    Jim McGrath- Channel 4 commentator and racehorse owner.

    Followers – 28070
    Peer Index – 62

  • 75. Newcastle Racecourse
    @newcastleraces

    Home of The Northumberland Plate Festival & Beeswing Ladies Day.News, events and special offers from Newcastle Racing & Events.

    Followers – 11451
    Peer Index – 62

  • 76. Aidan Coleman
    @AidanColeman

    Professional Jump Jockey sponsored by @Racing_UK

    Followers – 27657
    Peer Index – 62

  • 77. Paul Carberry
    @paulcarberry

    Paul Carberry: Top Irish Jockey and loves his hunting

    Followers – 26533
    Peer Index – 63

  • 78. tips4punters
    @tips4punters

    Respected, friendly & dedicated FREE horseracing tipster. Love @HAYDOCKRACES. Big @blackcaviar2006 fan. mail@tips4punters.co.uk | http://www.t-4p.co.uk

    Followers – 12433
    Peer Index – 63

  • 79. David Pipe
    @DavidPipeRacing

    Grand National, Cheltenham Festival and Royal Ascot winning racehorse trainer with around 100 horses in yard and room for more.

    Followers – 45741
    Peer Index – 63

  • 80. Newmarket Racecourse
    @NewmarketRace

    The official Twitter page for Newmarket Racecourses – The Home of Racing. Facebook

    Followers – 15127
    Peer Index – 63

  • 81. Mark Langdon
    @marklangdon

    Digital football editor of the Racing Post London/Essex

    Followers – 11140
    Peer Index – 63

  • 82. Sandown Park
    @Sandownpark

    Sandown Park Racecourse hosts year-round jump & flat horse racing, plus corporate & private events. 25 mins from Waterloo. https://www.facebook.com/sandownpark

    Followers – 12624
    Peer Index – 64

  • 83. The Jockey Club
    @TheJockeyClub

    The largest commercial group in British horseracing: 15 racecourses; training grounds; The National Stud; and charity Racing Welfare

    Followers – 19904
    Peer Index – 64

  • 84. Mick Fitzgerald
    @mickfitzg

    grand national & gold cup winning jockey. now make the tea!

    Followers – 43647
    Peer Index – 65

  • 85. Sam Twiston-Davies
    @samtwiston

    Professional National Hunt Jockey, Guiting Power! Near Cheltenham

    Followers – 41232
    Peer Index – 65

  • 86. Cheltenham Racecourse
    @CheltenhamRaces

    News & information from the Home of Jump racing. The Festival in 2015 is 10 -13 March. Follow our partner @CheltRaceEvents for Conference and Events updates.

    Followers – 39380
    Peer Index – 66

  • 87. G. Cunningham
    @gcunning12

    Writer and broadcaster. Not scribbling at present but broadcasting for Channel 4 and Racing UK. All views my own etc etc

    Followers – 19881
    Peer Index – 66

  • 88. Chester Racecourse
    @ChesterRaces

    #chesterraces Racing, Entertainment and Hospitality

    Followers – 25653
    Peer Index – 66

  • 89. Doncaster Racecourse
    @DoncasterRaces

    Home of the @Ladbrokes St. Leger Festival & @WillHillBet Lincoln. Follow our team @DoncasterRaceMD @ClerkOTheCourse @DoncasterEvents.

    Followers – 18104
    Peer Index – 67

  • 90. Bruce Millington
    @brucemillington

    Racing Post editor and enthusiastic punter on racing, football, golf and just about everything else

    Followers – 16769
    Peer Index – 68

  • 91. Nick Luck
    @nickluck

    Channel 4 Racing presenter. Also host weekly magazine show, The Morning Line.

    Followers – 34237
    Peer Index – 68

  • 92. Ruby Walsh
    @Ruby_Walsh

    Jumps jockey, dual Grand National winner, 32 Cheltenham Festival winners, eight Irish championships and @racing_uk ambassador

    Followers – 91400
    Peer Index – 68

  • 93. Ascot Racecourse
    @AscotInsider

    The World’s Most Famous Racecourse and home of #RoyalAscot.

    Followers – 33478
    Peer Index – 69

  • 94. Francis Keogh
    @HonestFrank

    Journalist for @BBCSport. Horse racing, snooker, football, Olympic & other sports. Not to be confused with Jimmy Carr or Alan Carr

    Followers – 18328
    Peer Index – 70

  • 95. At The Races
    @AtTheRaces

    The official At The Races page – UK and Ireland’s largest dedicated racing channel. Join us on Facebook http://goo.gl/2xw2Eu and G+ http://plus.google.com/+attheraces/

    Followers – 71786
    Peer Index – 72

  • 96. Racing UK
    @Racing_UK

    Racing UK is the UK’s top horseracing TV channel broadcasting exclusive coverage from 34 tracks

    Followers – 47498
    Peer Index – 72

  • 97. Channel 4 Racing
    @Channel4Racing

    The UK’s only terrestrial broadcaster for horse racing, with 90 days of live action a year. Full 2014 schedule: http://bit.ly/Ch4Races

    Followers – 78495
    Peer Index – 76

  • 98. Racing Post
    @RacingPost

    Keep up to date with all the latest racing news, discuss the latest topics and enjoy our great competitions.

    Followers – 132261
    Peer Index – 76

  • 99. GetYourTipsOut
    @GetYourTipsOut

    GYTO has grown organically from humble beginnings into a daily tipping service, created for the people. Horse racing enthusiasts, who will respond to everybody.

    Followers – 79810
    Peer Index – 77

  • 100. AP McCoy
    @AP_McCoy

    The Official Twitter Account of Jump Jockey AP McCoy Managed by LBM: Claire@lloydburnsmanagement.com

    Followers – 217537
    Peer Index – 78