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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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Remembering the 2006 Horse Racing Season

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on February 5, 2007

As enter the 2007 Racing Season, who can help but to rub their hands together in anticipation of watching the upcoming juveniles show what they are made of. Street Sense, winner of the 2006 Breeders’ Cup Juvenile, already has his hoof in the gate to the million-dollar Florida Derby (one of the final major prep races leading to the Kentucky Derby) in late March along with a handful of other thoroughbred babies.

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The Supreme Horse Racing Spectacle at Ellerslie

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on January 29, 2007

The Ellerslie Racecourse comes as a pleasant surprise for horse racing enthusiasts because it is easy to forget the thunderous excitement of the sport in the sublime environs of Auckland. Ellerslie is an especially quiet and graceful part of the North Island of New Zealand, and has a restful atmosphere of its own, though it is, in civic terms, no more than a small suburb of Auckland.

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A Pure and Isolated Horse Breed

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on January 22, 2007

Icelandic horses are as shaggy as you would suspect, but surprisingly short and diminutive. They were introduced by the Vikings, and have remained genetically pure as imports from other continents and countries have been banned for some time. Icelandic horses are gentle by nature, almost as though they have been gifted with personalities to go with their gentle frames. They are just right for novices to riding.

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