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A Top Horse Racing Tradition

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on April 16, 2007

A family name and title that evokes widespread respect in the worlds of both Islam and horse racing is that of the Aga Khan. The spiritual heads of this forward looking and liberal sect of Muslims have been avid followers of horse racing over the best part of the last 100 years.

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Virtual Horse Racing at the National Museum of Racing

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on April 9, 2007

There can be little doubt that thousands of people across the globe have wondered at some stage of their lives what it would be like to ride a race horse or participate as a jockey in a horse racing competition. As the striking thoroughbred pounds down the home stretch, the crowds cheering enthusiastically waiting on the result of the race, the speed and excitement is undeniable. Now at the National Museum of Racing and Hall of Fame in Saratoga Springs New York, you can get a taste for racing without the danger at the interactive simulator exhibit.

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Can Physiologists Predict a Winning Horse?

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on April 2, 2007

The research of horses has been on going for many years, and horses are the best animals to research because of their love for running. Research has already brought to light extremely important discoveries with regard to blood clotting, blood pressure, heart rate and the role of oxygen within the blood stream.

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Virtual Horse Racing

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on March 17, 2007

For many horseracing enthusiasts, owning, training and racing horses is merely a dream. The expenses that are involved in the sport is far beyond what many of us can afford. But there is hope for us dreamers out there, and that is the world of virtual horse racing. Within this world, you are able to live out your dreams and be the boss over your very own stable yard. The sites are so realistic and true to the real racing world that you will find yourself, dedicated to your horses and building a stable yard with enthusiasm.

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Horse Racing Lessons for Government from Quebec

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on March 14, 2007

Controversy surrounds the role of governments in the world of horse racing. It is tempting to ask politicians and bureaucrats to stay away from the complexities of sports betting and race track operation, but the handsome contributions from taxes makes it tempting for tempting for administrators to try and exert as much control over operators as they can. There is the inevitable element of playing to the galleries of pressure groups opposed to horse racing as well!

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New Technology for More Humane Horse Racing

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on March 12, 2007

We are now within sight of a more caring era in horse racing. Foals born from now on need no longer have to retire from competition, much less put down because of injuries sustained in the sport of horse racing.

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The Vodafone Oaks

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on March 5, 2007

Not every thoroughbred can withstand the horse racing challenge of the track at the Epsom Downs. That is why feminists should cheer the Vodafone Oaks, for it is for fillies alone! Racecourse authorities have certainly got in to the act, because this event is an occasion for much preening of the feathers by the ladies of Great Britain!.

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No Learning Center Shortcuts to Horse Racing Handicapping!

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on February 27, 2007

The magnetic prospects of making a quick fortune from horse racing place every Learning Center in high demand. However, punters who have thrived for years on earnings from the sport, warn that understanding handicapping does not involve facility with numbers alone.

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Horse Racing Enthusiasts of Tomorrow

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on February 19, 2007

Most horse racing enthusiasts will agree that children should be exposed to the joys of loving horses, and to learning to look after them, early in life. Many opponents of the sport equate horse racing to senseless and exploitative gambling, and have no equine knowledge at first hand. Your children need not take to horse racing in the classical sense, but all young people can benefit from close association with horses, and an absorbing outdoor pastime.

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Fun for the family on a Horse Racing Vacation

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on February 15, 2007

How about a combo of top horse racing for your spouse and you, and fun for the kids, all in one trip? Shop around for a great value deal to Kuala Lumpur, to try out such an experience in real life! Malaysia has a rich tradition of equestrian sports, and Kuala Lumpur has developed a range of tourist attractions with special value for children.

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