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A Heady Mix of Horse Racing and Wine Tasting

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on September 21, 2006

No horse racing experience can be complete without a sojourn in California. The deliciously moderate climate combines beautifully with verdant race courses, transparent pari-mutuel wagering systems, and some of the best horses and riders in the world, to provide punters and spectators with experiences to savor for lifetimes.

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Horse Racing Every Month of the Calendar!

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on September 13, 2006

Horse racing enthusiasts, who chafe at the bit during the long lay-offs at local race tracks, will be delighted to know that Kingston in Jamaica has events every single month of the year! This idyllic island in the Atlantic, just off the South American continent, has a richly deserved reputation for top quality recreation to suit all tastes and wallets.

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A Top International Horse Racing Name

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on September 6, 2006

Horse racing can hardly get more international than this! It is English by origin, but with important bases in Australia, the United States and South Africa, and an Arab Sheikh as owner. The Darley Stud Management Company truly spans the globe with a consistent stream of some of the best thoroughbreds the world has ever seen.

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Synthetic Tracks Make Horse Racing Safer

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on September 4, 2006

Since horse racing is sometimes criticized for its safety record, every effort to avoid accidents during races is worthwhile. Some risks relate to dangerous riding and racing stewards hand out tough punishments whenever they come across such incidents. However, soggy and uneven racing tracks can also cause horses to stumble, and hence artificial surfaces offer much promise to make horse racing safer.

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Ascot Brings Shame on Horse Racing

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on August 29, 2006

Many horse racing lovers attach a kind of reverence to the name of Ascot. Supported by British Royalty, the race track has long been synonymous with the best traditions of this ancient sport. Ascot has also been the beneficiary of major fund injections to help it upgrade to cutting-edge standards and to retain its vanguard position in the world of horse racing.

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Coping with Doping in Horse Racing

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on August 1, 2006

Any pattern of abrupt improvement in horse racing performance can arouse suspicions that a horse is under the influence of some pharmaceutical substance. However, this need not necessarily be the case, and there can be legitimate reasons for improvement in speed timings and trip behavior. Gelding, for example, will results in better speed timings. Training has obvious and major impacts, and a break from a grueling schedule of horse racing can often prove beneficial for both horse and rider.

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Top Horse Racing At Limerick

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on July 21, 2006

Horse racing and the Irish are almost inseparable and when you add fine food, drink and music to the occasion, it ends up as a memorable day at the races. Limerick Race Course is the venue for flat, hurdle and steeplechase horse racing and is home to the famous Munster Grand National. The curious thing is that the race course has changed its venue to a brand new place while retaining its original name.

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New Partnership for More Horse Racing Viewership

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on July 19, 2006

Internationally horse racing is set to get even more global. Horse racing from several race courses are broadcast live to many countries of the world. A new television channel, Racing World owned by Racing UK, was launched in early March this year and has proved to be very popular with racegoers who have the opportunity to watch live horse racing from several venues including Golden Gate Fields, Gulfstream Park, Laurel Park, Oaklawn Park, Santa Anita Park and Turfway Park. This will increase during this year's spring and summer season when more horse racing Associations enter into agreements with the channel.

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Rejoice for U.S. Horse Racing Has a New Star!

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on July 17, 2006

Horse racing, under unkind attack from somewhat ignorant and biased quarters these days, can certainly do with this wonderful news! There is a new lady on the New York horse racing circuit, and at the exciting equestrian life of 3 years, has the makings of a legendary champion.

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How Amateur Riding Clubs Bring Horse Racing to the Whole Family

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on July 10, 2006

Horse racing can extend in to an exhilarating form of recreation for the whole family. The term conjures images of race tracks and bookmakers, but love for animals and enjoyable outdoor time of the highest quality can accompany the horse racing form of sports betting.

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