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    • Category: Betting  (103)
      • 2010 St Leger Festival by: Editor

        September 7, 2010, 12:18

        The Ladbrokes St Leger Festival is an event that horse racing enthusiasts in Britain look forward to the most, as it is filled with festivity, fashion and…

      • 2010 Whitney Handicap Invitational by: Editor

        August 5, 2010, 13:16

        On Saturday, 7 August 2010, six talented horses will enter the starting gates of the Whitney Handicap Invitational, which is set to be a showdown to remember.…

      • 2011 Thistledown Season by: Editor

        March 3, 2011, 11:35

        The Ohio Derby will be held on 4 June 2011. This will be the 77th time that the race will be held. It has a colorful history, with the race being in inaugurated…

      • A Little Strategy Goes a Long Way When Betting On Horses by: Dominic Godwinson

        July 26, 2011, 13:23

        Visiting a racetrack and doing a little gambling on thoroughbred horses is one of the single best ways to spend an afternoon or evening. Typically, thousands…

      • A Memorable Horse Racing Victory by: Editor

        September 24, 2007, 12:18

        May 2006 will remain an important month in the history of US horse racing. The Internet Gambling Enforcement Act, introduced by the Virginia Republican, Bob…

      • Archipenko – Arlington Millions Favorite by: Editor

        August 8, 2008, 12:34

        Arlington Park Racecourse is getting ready for a stellar weekend of horse racing. There are three Grade 1 events on the racing card for Saturday, 9 August…

      • Are Profits Sustainable from Wagering on Horse Races? by: Editor

        January 1, 2007, 15:28

        Techniques of odds betting in horse racing sport have changed for ever since the development of related software. The best veterans have always struggled to…

      • Artistic Fella gearing up for Dan Patch Invitational Pace by: Editor

        May 23, 2008, 10:45

        Dan Patch was America’s biggest celebrity in his day. With many endorsements and a fan base of millions, Dan Patch retired in 1909, undefeated and with a…

      • Basics of Odds Betting in Horse Racing by: Editor

        March 26, 2007, 13:53

        Where and how can a newcomer start sports betting in horse racing? Most of the web sites are full of jargon and confusing tables. Some gambling sites are…

      • Belmont Stakes Update by: Editor

        June 2, 2008, 09:49

        The 2008 Belmont Stakes is only a few days away, and excitement over this racing event is growing stronger each day. With horses being confirmed as contenders…

      • BHA Fights Punter Corruption by: Editor

        September 15, 2011, 11:40

        In an attempt to halt corruption in the Sport of Kings, the British Horseracing Authority (BHA) is likely to make more frequent use of its power to ban suspect…

      • Big Brown Heading for Monmouth by: Editor

        August 25, 2008, 10:34

        On the 3rd of August 2008, Big Brown made his return to horse racing at the million Haskell Invitational, after finishing in last position at the Belmont…

      • Blue Diamond Stakes in Australia by: Editor

        January 28, 2008, 10:45

        The Caulfield Racecourse, in Australia, is located approximately eight kilometers outside of Melbourne. It is affectionately known as “The Heath”, for when…

      • Book Your Ticket for the Aintree Grand National by: Editor

        April 1, 2008, 14:14

        The Aintree Grand National is sponsored by John Smith’s. Its inaugural race was run in 1839, and has grown to be one of the most anticipated and famous…

      • Breeders Cup Hopefuls in Super Saturday at Belmont by: Editor

        September 29, 2011, 12:56

        With the million Breeders' Cup Classic due to take place at Churchill Downs on November 5, punters will no doubt be paying close attention to the performance…

      • Breeders' Cup Update by: Editor

        October 9, 2008, 10:48

        With the Breeders’ Cup being only two weeks away, the excitement of this magnificent horse racing event is beginning to gain momentum. It will be hosted at…

      • Brilliant Post Draw for Lonestar Legend by: Editor

        September 17, 2008, 10:24

        The Little Brown Jug is an annual harness racing event that takes place in Ohio and has been a part of the racing schedule since 1937. This year, the Little…

      • Clash of the Greats by: Editor

        August 13, 2008, 10:43

        The Confederation Cup has a long and distinguished history that is synonymous with world class horse racing action, magnificent horses and a tradition of…

      • Colonial Turf Cup Anticipation by: Editor

        June 19, 2008, 10:48

        The Jacobs Investments Grand Slam of Grass is a horse racing series for three year old horses that consists of four races and has a total purse amount of…

      • Commentator Going After the Massachusetts Handicap by: Editor

        September 19, 2008, 12:36

        Commentator has had an amazing horse racing career. At a time when most racehorses have either already retired or are heading that way, Commentator is still…

      • Contender Entries for Preakness Heat Up by: Editor

        May 15, 2008, 10:35

        As the Preakness starts to draw nearer, the contenders list seems to be getting better with each passing day. Thirteen horses have been confirmed for race day,…

      • Coral Welsh National – A Taste of What’s to Come by: Editor

        December 5, 2007, 09:33

        In 1895 the very first Coral Welsh National, also known as the Welsh Grand National, was raced at the Ely Racecourse. All the races were held here until 1939,…

      • Curlin Could Make History this Weekend by: Editor

        September 26, 2008, 14:08

        This weekend is gearing up to be a massive weekend for horse racing, as Santa Anita opens its doors to racing on its new surface and Belmont Park readies…

      • Curlin’s Fellow Competitors by: Editor

        October 20, 2008, 13:38

        The excitement for the Breeders’ Cup is slowly beginning to gain momentum. Horses are confirming their presence on race day, while punters make the agonizing…

      • Don’t Miss the 2008 Season at Les Bois Park by: Editor

        April 28, 2008, 10:30

        Capitol Racing took over ownership of Les Bois Park just over two years ago, and will not only be hosting its third racing season this year, but has brought…

      • Don’t Miss the WinStar Derby on Sunday by: Editor

        March 12, 2008, 09:49

        The WinStar Derby is a relatively new racing event on the horse racing calendar, with its inaugural race being run in 2003. It is an official ungraded stakes…

      • Dream Empress Considered to be Favorite by: Editor

        October 24, 2008, 09:48

        Horse racing has always been referred to as the “Sport of Kings”, but more recently; it has been proven to be a sport of dreams. One woman, Kelly Colliver,…

      • Dubai World Cup 2008 by: Editor

        February 11, 2008, 10:43

        The Dubai World Cup is known to be one of the premier international horse racing events of the year. The Dubai World Cup 2008 will take place on 28 February…

      • Easy Ways to Choose between Horse Racing Systems by: Editor

        September 18, 2006, 15:25

        Here are 5 top points to keep in mind when making selections from the myriad horse racing systems available.

      • Ebor Festival Hot Racing Action by: Editor

        August 19, 2008, 09:50

        York Racecourse will be hosting the Ebor Festival of horse racing from the 21st of August to the 23rd of August, with Juddmonte International Day being held…

      • Epsom Derby Fever by: Editor

        June 2, 2011, 11:39

        The first Epsom Derby was inaugurated in 1780, and is also referred to as The Derby and Derby Stakes. It is a race for horses that are three years of age, and…

      • Excitement Surrounds All-Russia Derby Prize by: Editor

        August 6, 2008, 12:38

        In North America, the Breeders’ Cup was first run in 1984 and is the climax of the horse racing season. The creation of this horse racing event eventually…

      • Fan Hanover Stakes Racing this Weekend by: Editor

        June 11, 2008, 10:51

        Mohawk Racecourse is located in Ontario and is a popular harness racing track that not only look towards racing as a revenue but its slot machine parlor,…

      • Gearing Up for Guineas Festival by: Editor

        April 21, 2011, 12:25

        The horse racing industry is busy gearing up for the QUIPCO Guineas Festival, which is to be hosted at the Newmarket Racecourse on 30 April and 1 May 2011. It…

      • Get Down to the Track for the Caulfield Cup by: Editor

        October 19, 2007, 10:54

        Every country has their premier horse racing event, and in Australia it is the Caulfield Cup. Everyone in the country is gearing up for this amazing event that…

      • Get Ready for the Florida Derby by: Editor

        March 27, 2008, 11:01

        The Florida Derby was inaugurated in 1952 and is a Grade 1 race, with a very attractive purse of million. Hosted by Gulfstream Park Racecourse in Florida,…

      • Gillespie County Fair Grounds Racing Season by: Editor

        June 30, 2008, 10:25

        Fredericksburg, in Texas, is a town that is steeped in history and tradition, founded by German settlers in the year 1846. Throughout the town, visitors will…

      • Gold Rush Fever by: Editor

        June 26, 2008, 10:13

        Now that the elimination races are over, drivers and their horses are getting ready for the Gold Rush, which will be held on Saturday, 28 June 2008, at…

      • Goldikova Wants Marois Victory by: Editor

        August 15, 2011, 12:29

        The Deuville Racecourse is the host of the annual Prix Jacques Le Marois race for thoroughbred horses that are three years of age, or older. It is open to both…

      • Goshen Historic Track’s 171st Season of Harness Racing by: Editor

        April 16, 2008, 12:51

        Built in Goshen, in the year 1838, the Goshen Historic Track is the oldest trotting track in the world today, which is the reason for the region being…

      • Group 1 Dream for Brown by: Editor

        June 27, 2008, 09:20

        Sunday, the 29th of June 2008, is a big day for harness racing, as seven Group 1 races are in the line-up at Menangle Park Paceway. With the newly refurbished…

      • Heatseeker Aims for the Hollywood Gold Cup by: Editor

        June 25, 2008, 10:06

        The Grade 1 0 000 Hollywood Gold Cup has been a part of the racing schedule at Hollywood Park Racecourse since 1938. Its inaugural race was won by the…

      • Hereford Beer and Balti Raceday by: Editor

        October 1, 2008, 10:30

        The Hereford Racecourse in England has been hosting horse racing events for over two hundred years and the history of the facility is preserved by the…

      • Horse Racing is on in Moscow by: Editor

        September 25, 2007, 10:11

        Horse racing is an engaging Russian attraction from every May to September. Events are held on all Wednesdays and weekends. The Moscow Derby, which was…

      • Horse Racing You Can Trust by: Editor

        March 19, 2007, 13:51

        Horse racing is a special kind of gambling, and the recent spread of simulcast wagering brings new punters from other forms of online gambling by the day and…

      • Horse Wagering in Pop Culture by: Editor

        June 6, 2007, 17:46

        Horse wagering in popular culture is a product of the many books, movies and television cartoons that have featured some aspect of horse racing and betting.…

      • I Love Handicapping - Part One by: Mick Taylor

        April 7, 2014, 08:54

        Handicapping is the bread and butter of racing, without it, there would be no racing of any interest whatsoever because the best horses would win all of the…

      • I Love Handicapping - Part Two by: Mick Taylor

        April 8, 2014, 08:50

        If a Flat race is for horses rated 56-70, for example, then nothing rated higher than 70 is eligible for entry. Horses rated lower than 56 are allowed to run,…

      • Invitations Go Out for the Haskell Invitational by: Editor

        July 21, 2008, 10:02

        The Haskell Invitational will be run for the forty-first time this year at Monmouth Park on the 3rd of August 2008. This year, thirty-three top horses have…

      • It is Time for the Belmont Stakes by: Editor

        June 6, 2008, 11:22

        Everyone has been waiting anxiously for 7 June 2008 and the running of the 140th Belmont Stakes. This year the tension has been felt throughout the racing…

      • Japan Cup by: Editor

        November 2, 2007, 15:52

        The Tokyo Racecourse is home to one of the world’s most spectacular horse racing events, the Japan Cup. With prize money of million US Dollars waiting for…

      • Kauto Star Focused on 2009 Cheltenham Gold Cup by: Editor

        October 13, 2008, 13:54

        Born on 19 March 2000, the name Kauto Star has been synonymous with outstanding racing performances and he has proved himself to be one of the greatest…

      • Lone Star Park Ready for Racing Action by: Editor

        April 11, 2008, 08:38

        Yesterday, April 10th, was the opening day for the spring season of horse racing action at Lone Star Park in Grand Prairie. Even though the last season was a…

      • Louisiana Derby at Fair Grounds Racecourse by: Editor

        February 6, 2008, 09:05

        The Louisiana Derby, or what was to become the Louisiana Derby, was inaugurated in 1898, with the first winner of this spectacular race being Presbyterian. As…

      • Lucky Quality is a Horse to Watch by: Editor

        February 11, 2009, 09:30

        The magnificent sprinter, and now leading sire, Elusive Quality, is once again making a name for himself in the horse racing industry, as his progeny show…

      • May Festival Celebrations at Chester Racecourse by: Editor

        May 7, 2008, 13:41

        Today, the May Festival celebrations will kick off at the Chester Racecourse. The first race was run here in 1539, and its racing traditions and splendor have…

      • Melbourne Cup Prize Money now .5 Million by: Editor

        May 8, 2008, 11:16

        This year, the Melbourne Cup will have much more at stake than in 2007, a staggering 0 000 more. As one of Australia’s most respected and richest races,…

      • Michigan’s ORC 2008 Initiatives by: Editor

        January 14, 2008, 09:51

        When the ORC, Office of Racing Commissioner, was first established, it was run under the 1933 Racing Act that allowed the ORC to regulate and to authorize…

      • Nathaniel Heading to the Arc by: Editor

        July 25, 2011, 10:55

        Inaugurated in 1951, the King George VI and Queen Elizabeth Stakes is a prestigious Grade 1 event that is hosted at Ascot Racecourse. It is a one mile and four…

      • National Hunt Racing at Market Rasen Racecourse by: Editor

        July 18, 2008, 11:04

        Set in the picturesque surroundings of Lincolnshire, just outside the quaint town of Market Rasen in England, the Market Rasen Racecourse is one of the most…

      • New Feature for NYRA Internet Betting by: Editor

        July 14, 2008, 11:04

        The NYRA, New York Racing Association, internet wagering system, known as the NYRA Rewards website, is a state of the art wagering facility that is open to the…

      • New Season of Racing at Colonial Downs by: Editor

        June 9, 2008, 10:56

        While other racing venues were concentrating on the past weekends’ horse racing action, Colonial Downs was preparing for the back to back schedule of their…

      • New Zealand Derby – 1 March 2008 by: Editor

        February 20, 2008, 10:31

        The Auckland Racing Club is located at the Ellerslie Racecourse, which is the premier racecourse in Auckland, New Zealand. Not only does it provide a pristine…

      • Nicanor Gets Ready for Action by: Editor

        January 13, 2009, 09:47

        Walking out onto the track for training, his curiosity gets the better of him. He looks at his surroundings, and his intelligence absorbs every moment out on…

      • Nitro and Santanna Showdown by: Editor

        July 2, 2008, 14:40

        Badlands Nitro and Santanna Blue Chip are no strangers to each other. They have come up against each other previously, taking second and third positions in the…

      • Pacific Classic at Del Mar by: Editor

        August 22, 2008, 15:41

        The first Pacific Classic was run at Del Mar Racecourse on 10 August 1991, It has seen legendary horses such as Best Pal, Cigar, Lava Man, Tinners Way, Dare…

      • Personal Ensign Stakes for Rachel Alexandra by: Editor

        August 26, 2010, 13:25

        Previously won by horses such as War Hero, Birdstone, Street Sense and Summer Bird, the Travers Stakes is one of the most memorable events on the horse racing…

      • Prepare Yourself for Exceptional Racing at Royal Ascot by: Editor

        June 12, 2008, 14:53

        The Royal Ascot is one of the most anticipated racing events in the United Kingdom and this year, it will take place from the 17th to the 21st of June 2008. It…

      • Punjabi Creates Big Hopes for Connections by: Editor

        November 27, 2008, 11:25

        Nicky Henderson is confident that one of his horses, Punjabi, could just be the horse to look out for during the running of the WBX Triple Crown. Not only do…

      • Queen’s Plate Set to Thrill by: Editor

        June 17, 2008, 14:42

        The Queen’s Plate is not only a historical horse racing event in Canada, but it is also the first leg in the Canadian Triple Crown. The race is exclusively…

      • Racing Stakes Returns to Ferndale by: Editor

        July 28, 2008, 12:16

        The hundred and twelfth Humboldt County Fair will be held in Ferndale, California, between the 7th and 17th of August 2008. As usual, there will be fun and…

      • Racing the Distance at Hanover Raceway by: Editor

        July 11, 2008, 10:32

        The Hanover Raceway is an all year round venue with thrilling slot gaming, entertainment and exquisite dining at their licensed restaurant. But when it is…

      • Running of the Exciting Sunshine Millions by: Editor

        December 24, 2007, 13:10

        Sixteen years ago, Frank Stronach decided to approach the Florida Thoroughbred Breeders’ and Owners’ Association Inc., the California Thoroughbred…

      • Saratoga Looks Forward to Curlin by: Editor

        August 28, 2008, 11:36

        Saratoga Springs is looking forward to hosting the best horse racing event this coming weekend as they get ready to close off their 2008 racing season. It has…

      • Saratoga Season Starts by: Editor

        July 22, 2008, 13:08

        Saratoga Racecourse has been home to horse racing for more than a hundred years. With the racing season opening on 23 July 2008, workers have been increasing…

      • Shadow Play Draws Post 6 by: Editor

        August 8, 2008, 12:28

        Pocono Downs Racetrack will host one of the most thrilling harness racing events of the year on Saturday, 9 August 2008, namely the 0 000 Devlin Miller…

      • Smorgon Steel Recycling Championship Action by: Editor

        June 5, 2008, 10:13

        The Moonee Valley Racecourse has been a part of the horse racing industry in Australia for more than a hundred years. It has hosted thousands of flat racing…

      • Some Are Brent Ready for Nakayama Grand Jump by: Editor

        July 31, 2008, 08:46

        Every year, during the month of April, the Nakayama Racecourse in Japan hosts the Grade 1 Nakayama Grand Jump steeplechase racing event, and with a purse of…

      • Spring Carnival at Flemington by: Editor

        October 2, 2008, 13:08

        The Spring Carnival of Melbourne, Australia, has just been launched and the first racing event for the carnival kicks off on Saturday, 4 October 2008, at the…

      • Starting Price Pitfalls by: Editor

        November 13, 2006, 15:43

        Horse racing betting feeds on the gullibility of casual spectators. There is a natural tendency to try your luck, using all kinds of irrational ways of picking…

      • Suffolk Downs Purse Increase by: Editor

        April 25, 2008, 12:19

        The stables at Suffolk Downs opened on the 28th of March 2008 and training sessions were in full swing by the end of the day on the 1st of April 2008. A month…

      • Super High Five Wagering Expands by: Editor

        March 26, 2008, 09:46

        For every racecourse and racing event, it is vital to lure punters to wagering on a race and their favorite horse. Betting is an important source of income,…

      • Tamworth Harness Racing Club Schedules Races by: Editor

        April 8, 2008, 11:41

        The Tamworth Harness Racing Club is located in New South Wales, in Australia. It is a seven hundred and fifty meter horse racing track that once seemed to be…

      • The Bet Direct Winter Derby by: Editor

        January 9, 2008, 10:01

        Affectionately known as “Leafy Lingfield”, the Lingfield Park racecourse is the annual host for the Bet Direct Winter Derby. Set amongst the breathtaking…

      • The Coral Scottish Grand National by: Editor

        March 4, 2008, 11:10

        In Scotland, one of the most anticipated events of the horse racing season is the Scottish Grand National. From last year, after Coral became the new sponsor,…

      • The Epsom Derby has Arrived by: Editor

        June 6, 2008, 11:14

        The weekend for the Epsom Derby has finally arrived, and today the action and excitement will kick off with Ladies Day. Known for its high fashion, magnificent…

      • The Irish National Hunt Festival by: Editor

        April 22, 2008, 12:02

        One of the biggest racing events of the horse racing season at Punchtown Racecourse is swinging into action this week, namely the Irish National Hunt…

      • The New SIM2WIN Handicapping Product by: Editor

        November 19, 2007, 12:16

        Picking a race winner for the day has long been considered an art form, as there are a lot of factors that are looked at before placing a bet. Amateur horse…

      • The Prestigious Derby Italiano in Rome by: Editor

        March 6, 2008, 09:13

        As with many racing events, their roots lie deeply buried in the annals of history, and such is the case when looking at the Derby Italiano. Held in Rome…

      • The Renowned Cheltenham Festival Starts Today! by: Editor

        March 11, 2008, 08:26

        In Great Britain, steeplechase racing or jump racing, as it is also known, is a popular horse racing sport. There are many steeplechase racing events held…

      • Tom Cango in Racing Limelight by: Editor

        September 12, 2008, 09:27

        Tom Cango, half brother to the undefeated 2002 two-year-old colt trotter of the year Broadway Hall, is fast making a name for himself in his own right. So far…

      • Top Contenders for Summit of Speed by: Editor

        July 3, 2008, 10:59

        There is a lot of excitement and anticipation for the 2008 Summit of Speed, which will take place on the 12th of July 2008. The racing events lined up have…

      • Top Harness Racing during the Classic Series by: Editor

        April 3, 2008, 18:06

        The Classic Series is a harness racing series that takes place in four stages. There are three preliminary legs to the series, and to be eligible for the…

      • Top International Racing in Singapore this May by: Editor

        March 20, 2008, 08:23

        In the year 2000, the Singapore Racecourse was inaugurated in Kranji and the Singapore Airlines International Cup was held for the first time. It is the only…

      • Trainer Angles in Horse Racing by: Editor

        October 20, 2006, 09:21

        Horse racing punters are aware of the pivotal role of trainers in the sport. However, the excitement and glamour of an event can often lead an enthusiast to…

      • Weekend Hussler Sets Sights on Liston Stakes by: Editor

        August 15, 2008, 13:14

        The 0 000 JJ Liston Stakes will take place on Saturday, 14 August 2008, at Caulfield Racecourse. With Weekend Hussler’s trainer, Ross McDonald, looking to…

      • Weight in the Spotlight for Aintree Grand National by: Editor

        February 17, 2011, 13:07

        It is almost that time of year again, when the Aintree Grand National gets underway in April, and it is known to be one of the most difficult and strenuous…

      • Why Horse Racing Tops Other Forms of Sports Betting by: Editor

        September 1, 2006, 10:51

        The role of the animal sets horse racing apart from other forms of sports betting. No other form of gambling can match the exhilaration of picking winners of…

      • Why You Should Back the NTRA by: Editor

        November 2, 2006, 14:42

        Horse racing lovers all over the world may support or oppose President Bush, but his exclusion of our favorite sport from his new gambling ban is certainly a…

      • Winning Systems in Horse Racing by: Editor

        May 14, 2007, 15:54

        Blackjack and horse racing vie for attention, and some enthusiasts switch between these forms of recreation. However, sports betting in horse racing calls for…

      • Winning Techniques of Speed Figures in Horse Racing by: Editor

        May 7, 2007, 14:32

        The logic of speed figures is a powerful attractant for horse racing lovers. Winning techniques in this ancient sport have always proved elusive. Punters…

      • World Cup of Amateur Racing by: Editor

        May 21, 2008, 12:20

        The World Cup of Amateur Racing is an exciting harness racing event. In this premier racing event, amateur drivers from across the world have the opportunity…

      • Zarkava - The Magnificent Filly by: Editor

        September 16, 2008, 09:38

        The Prix de l’Arc de Triomphe was inaugurated in 1920. Longchamp Racecourse, located in Paris, has been hosting horse racing events since 1857 and is…

    • Category: Features  (378)
      • "Secretariat" – Portrayal of a Champion by: Editor

        September 2, 2010, 14:30

        Born on March 30, 1970, and going on to reach legendary status with his 31-length lead at the 1973 Belmont Stakes, resulting in a U.S. Triple Crown win,…

      • 150 Year milestone for the Alameda County Fair by: Editor

        June 20, 2008, 10:46

        Today, the 20th of June 2008, is the official opening of the 2008 Alameda County Fair, and as always it will open with spectacular live horse racing and…

      • 150 Years for CRJC by: Editor

        September 16, 2010, 12:52

        Grafton is known throughout Australia as one of the most breathtaking cities. Lined with Jacaranda trees and blanketed in purple flowers, the city is as…

      • 20 And Done, Means No. 1 by: Tim McCullough

        October 29, 2010, 08:59

        We are now just two weeks shy from one the most significant races in American racing history. November 6th's Breeders' Cup Classic will mark the final run in…

      • 2010 Dubai World Cup by: Editor

        March 29, 2010, 15:06

        The 2010 Dubai World Cup was hosted at the Meydan Racecourse on Saturday, 27 March 2010. It proved to be a race everyone will remember for years to come. There…

      • 2010 Hennessy Gold Cup by: Editor

        November 25, 2010, 11:14

        Newbury Racecourse in Great Britain will be the scene of thrill and excitement as the 2010 Hennessy Gold Cup gets under way on Saturday, 27 November 2010. This…

      • 2010 Horseman of the Year by: Editor

        November 11, 2010, 11:17

        Each year jockeys hope that their performances and racing careers will be enough for them to receive the prestigious Warner L. Jones Jr. Horseman of the Year…

      • 2010 Pacific Classic by: Editor

        August 30, 2010, 12:33

        One of the most anticipated racing events on the Del Mar Racecourse's racing calendar is the Pacific Classic Stakes. It is an annual event that is open to…

      • 2010 Pepsi-Cola Handicap by: Editor

        June 28, 2010, 12:15

        The Pepsi-Cola Handicap is an annual event held at the Emerald Downs Racecourse and is hosted for horses that are three-years-old. It carries a purse amount of…

      • 2010 World Thoroughbred Rankings by: Editor

        January 13, 2011, 12:27

        The headquarters of the International Federation of Horseracing Authorities is located in Paris, and was founded in 2003. Horse racing industry members from…

      • 2011 Belmont Action by: Editor

        June 13, 2011, 10:52

        All the big names were lined up in the starting gates for the running of the 143rd Belmont Stakes this weekend, including Animal Kingdom, Mucho Macho Man,…

      • 2011 Celebrity Ladies Race by: Editor

        July 21, 2011, 12:18

        The Glorious Goodwood Festival will kick off on 26 July 2011 and run through to 30 July 2011, drawing some of the best horses in the industry to its starting…

      • 2011 Hall of Fame Finalists by: Editor

        March 31, 2011, 12:36

        It is that time of the year again, and the final nominees for induction into the National Museum of Racing's Hall of Fame have been announced. The highest…

      • 2011 Heritage Place Futurity Results by: Editor

        May 30, 2011, 13:12

        Dr Charles Graham, the Robert W. Moore Family, Robert Gentry and the Bruce Gentry Family are the co-owners of Heritage Place. It was established by these…

      • 2011 Presidents Cup by: Editor

        February 7, 2011, 10:39

        The Presidents Cup is a Group 1 event for pure bred Arabian horses and was hosted at the Abu Dhabi Equestrian Club over the weekend. It has a purse amount of…

      • 2013 Epsom Derby – Aidan O'Brien's big three contenders by: Nigel Ridgway

        April 24, 2013, 08:59

        The Epsom Derby is still over seven weeks away but the ante post market is already hotting up, and it's clear that Aidan O'Brien has an embarrassment of…

      • 74th Hunt Racing Day At Montpelier by: Editor

        October 27, 2008, 10:59

        For the 74th time, hunt racing events will return to the Montpelier estate on Saturday, 1 November 2008, and promises to be a day filled with entertainment,…

      • A Day of Triumph and Tribute by: Editor

        September 13, 2010, 12:14

        The eighth race on Saturday, 11 September 2010, which was hosted at Belmont Park Race Course was a race that will be long remembered for the connections of…

      • A day to Remember for Sumacha’hot by: Editor

        September 28, 2009, 10:48

        The atmosphere was electric at Laurel Park Racecourse on Saturday, 26 September 2009, and spectators were scrambling to get their bets in and seats secured.…

      • A Dream Come True in Sebring by: Editor

        May 16, 2008, 10:43

        Sebring was on sale at the Magic Millions Yearling Sale, and Denise Martin and Gai Waterhouse were looking for a horse for a group of owners who were novices…

      • A Filly to Watch by: Editor

        March 12, 2006, 16:45

        Sunday, March 12 2006 will be more memorable than most days for top trainer David Hofmans and for owners John and Jerry Amerman as well. The beautiful and…

      • A Future Seen in Indygo Mountain by: Editor

        November 24, 2008, 11:22

        As the big names in horse racing are retired, or are headed that way, spectators and racing enthusiasts start to look to the younger horses so as to try and…

      • A Glamorous Experience at Royal Ascot by: Editor

        March 14, 2008, 09:59

        Queen Anne founded the Ascot Racecourse in 1711. Since that time it has become a symbol of style and status across the world. Located a mere six miles away…

      • A Glimpse at the 2010 Triple Crown by: Editor

        February 11, 2010, 11:21

        Each year, three year old horses from across the world gear up to take on the prestigious Triple Crown of Thoroughbred Racing. The Triple Crown consists of…

      • A Heady Mix of Horse Racing and Wine Tasting by: Editor

        September 21, 2006, 08:16

        No horse racing experience can be complete without a sojourn in California. The deliciously moderate climate combines beautifully with verdant race courses,…

      • A Look at Cheltenham Racing Action by: Editor

        March 18, 2008, 09:25

        The Cheltenham Racecourse is known as a premier venue for live horse racing in Britain. It is an old racecourse and is seen as the heart of racing, as it is…

      • A Pure and Isolated Horse Breed by: Editor

        January 22, 2007, 10:40

        Icelandic horses are as shaggy as you would suspect, but surprisingly short and diminutive. They were introduced by the Vikings, and have remained genetically…

      • A Sad Day For Turkish Horse Racing by: Editor

        November 6, 2008, 09:29

        In Turkey, young men grow up with the knowledge that there are three things in life that they should hold dear, namely their women, their guns and their…

      • A Top Horse Racing Tradition by: Editor

        April 16, 2007, 14:08

        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…

      • A Top International Horse Racing Name by: Editor

        September 6, 2006, 10:03

        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,…

      • Adjustments to the 2012 Irish Racing Schedule by: Editor

        July 28, 2011, 15:38

        Curragh Racecourse is the host of the famous Irish Derby that is currently being sponsored by Dubai Duty Free. It is a Group 1 event for three-year-old horses…

      • AERC Considers Severing Ties With FEI by: Editor

        March 10, 2014, 10:34

        At the recent two-day American Endurance Ride Conference (AERC) held in Atlanta, one of the main topics of discussion was the possibility of the United States…

      • Affirmed Handicap 2010 by: Editor

        June 21, 2010, 12:21

        The Affirmed Handicap was originally run under the name of the Silver Screen Handicap, and saw its name changed in 1993 to honor the magnificent racehorse…

      • Aiming for the Prestigious Eclipse Awards by: Editor

        August 27, 2007, 17:51

        Every year many breeders and owners hold onto the hope that their horse will walk away with one of the prestigious Eclipse Awards, such as the Horse of the…

      • All Clear for O’Brian by: Editor

        September 18, 2008, 12:32

        The Melbourne Cup is one of the biggest horse racing events on the Australian racing calendar, and will take place on 4 November 2008. Big names in horse…

      • Alliance Promotes Value of Horse Racing in New York State by: Editor

        January 31, 2013, 10:54

        A video released by the New York Horse Racing and Agriculture Industry Alliance detailing the benefits of horse racing in the Empire State was recently…

      • Amen Hallelujah Takes Davona Dale Stakes by: Editor

        March 2, 2010, 11:05

        Each year three year old fillies line up in the starting gates at Gulfstream Park, in Florida, to participate in the Davona Dale Stakes. This Grade II event…

      • An Appeal to Racehorse Owners by: Editor

        January 6, 2011, 13:43

        There are numerous establishments in the United States that are dedicated to the rehabilitation of racehorses and finding them new loving homes. Just because a…

      • An Exciting 2008 Season Ahead for Val Taurus by: Editor

        February 4, 2008, 12:51

        Trotting is a very popular form of horse racing in Quebec, and one of the highly celebrated horses from the province goes by the name of Val Taurus. Having…

      • Animal Kingdom Takes Kentucky Derby by: Editor

        May 9, 2011, 10:25

        The Kentucky Derby is known to be one of the most prestigious horse racing events on the racing calendar, as it forms part of the Triple Crown. The 137th…

      • Apple Blossom Anticipation by: Editor

        April 8, 2010, 16:14

        The excitement and anticipation surrounding the running of the 2010 Apple Blossom Stakes is reaching fever pitch as racing fans prepare to watch the magnificent…

      • Ascot Brings Shame on Horse Racing by: Editor

        August 29, 2006, 10:23

        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…

      • Auction Calls for Celebration by: Editor

        March 4, 2010, 11:12

        Over the last two years the horse racing industry has been suffering under the economic crisis that has been felt across the USA. Auctions have especially been…

      • Australian Horse of the Year – Weekend Hussler by: Editor

        September 4, 2008, 10:08

        Horses and members of the Australian horse racing industry were honored in an awards ceremony on Monday, 1 September 2008, where Weekend Hussler was named the…

      • Australian Whip War by: Editor

        August 31, 2009, 10:42

        The use of whips has been a subject of concern and contention for the horse racing industry, all over the world. New whips with padding have been designed and…

      • “Rags to Riches” at the 2007 Belmont Stakes by: Editor

        June 11, 2007, 17:49

        Saturday's skies were cloudy and gray as seven magnificent thoroughbreds lined up at the post for the 139th running of the Belmont Stakes. Scant minutes later,…

      • “The First Saturday in May” by: Editor

        April 15, 2008, 11:52

        Even seasoned punters are sometimes unaware of what happens behind the scenes of horse racing. They merely look at the names on the racing card, follow their…

      • Banning Lasix by: Glenn Thompson

        December 13, 2011, 03:50

        My name is Glenn Thompson and I am a thoroughbred horse trainer with over 30 years experience in training. Throughout my career I have been fighting the…

      • Beef or Salmon Leaves Behind a Legacy by: Editor

        April 28, 2008, 10:32

        Many tears flowed from the eyes of loyal fans on Wednesday, 23 April 2008. Emotions were running extremely high as Beef or Salmon walked into the starting…

      • Beef Or Salmon Never Gives Up by: Editor

        October 31, 2007, 10:35

        The story of Beef Or Salmon started in the year 2000 and is still ongoing. He is a racehorse that has excited, disappointed, overcome injury and illness,…

      • Belmont too much for Big Brown by: Editor

        June 10, 2008, 10:05

        The Triple Crown title has once again eluded another hopeful, as it seems that Big Brown was fighting too many struggles at once, which had become too much for…

      • Bid to Save Canterbury Park by: Editor

        July 14, 2011, 12:19

        Many of the workers at Canterbury Park have been working at the track for most of their lives and horse owners have been supporting the track faithfully for…

      • Big Brown Does it Again by: Editor

        May 20, 2008, 11:51

        Once again, there are hopes of a Triple Crown winner on the table. The Preakness Stakes that took place this weekend saw Big Brown thunder home victorious. Now…

      • Big Brown's Little Girl by: Linda Killingsworth

        January 26, 2010, 11:40

        The new year brings new hope for the future of Girl Power with the birth of almost Triple Crown winner Big Brown's first foal. As evidenced by this past…

      • Big Buck's Reigns Supreme by: Editor

        May 27, 2010, 12:17

        On Monday, 24 May 2010, all the big names in jumps racing attended a prestigious ceremony to find out who would walk away as the Horse of the Year. The public…

      • Black Caviar Can't Be Beat by: Editor

        October 24, 2011, 10:32

        Horse of the Year Black Caviar continues her reign as the darling of the Australian horse racing industry. The undefeated mare raced to her 15th victory,…

      • Black Caviar Favorite for Diamond Jubilee Stakes by: Editor

        June 7, 2012, 08:41

        With 22 wins out of 22 starts in her racing career, Australian mare Black Caviar is widely considered to be the fastest horse in the world at this time – and…

      • Boost for Hong Kong Horse Racing by: Editor

        July 6, 2009, 11:10

        Horse racing season in Hong Kong has run from September to June for years, and government has been extremely strict on the sport, in a bid to discourage…

      • Boundless Has No Limits by: Editor

        April 27, 2010, 12:00

        Even though a stud career for Boundless is looming, the talented filly once again proved that she is not yet ready to be retired. Delivering a spectacular…

      • Breeders Cup: Watch out for Lava Man! by: Editor

        October 26, 2006, 10:32

        Falling leaves are not the only sign of autumn if you love horse racing as The Breeders Cup, which takes place every November, generates enthusiastic debate…

      • Breeders’ Cup Drug Testing by: Editor

        October 17, 2008, 11:57

        While Santa Anita Park Racecourse readies itself for next weekend’s Breeders’ Cup Classic, officials have been monitoring the entries to the respective…

      • Can Physiologists Predict a Winning Horse? by: Editor

        April 2, 2007, 13:12

        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…

      • Canadian Hall of Fame Inductees by: Editor

        May 20, 2010, 11:52

        The Canadian Horse Racing Hall of Fame will once again be paying tribute to horses and horsemen that have made valuable contributions to the horse racing…

      • Canadian HOA Inductee Sid Attard by: Editor

        September 12, 2013, 10:45

        Having received his training license in 1977, Sid Attard can add Canadian Hall of Fame inductee to his list of achievements and honors in his long and…

      • Canadian Triple Crown Hero by: Editor

        August 8, 2011, 10:30

        The Canadian Triple Crown was only officially being recognized in 1959, thus a horse named Queensway that captured all three races in 1932 did not have her…

      • Cathay Pacific Cup Victory for Eagle Mountain by: Editor

        December 17, 2008, 10:02

        The Sha Tin Racecourse in Hong Kong was alive with anticipation and excitement on Sunday, 14 December 2008, as everyone got ready for the Cathay Pacific Hong…

      • Champs Elysees Red Hot at Hollywood Park by: Editor

        December 9, 2008, 10:33

        With a purse of 0 000, the Grade 1 Hollywood Turf Cup attracts a number of well known racehorses each year. It is a horse racing event for three year old…

      • Charlie Mann Counts on Nadover by: Editor

        October 9, 2008, 10:36

        The first Velka Pardubicka Steeplechase was held in 1874. It still takes place in the Czech Republic in the town of Pardubice. Every second weekend in October,…

      • Chasing the Triple Crown by: Editor

        May 2, 2008, 08:53

        As the anticipation for the Kentucky Derby builds, many horse racing enthusiasts cannot help but conjure up dreams and hopes that their racing favorite might…

      • Cheltenham 100/1 Stonkers by: Robert Holmes

        February 24, 2012, 12:34

        As regular followers of my Cheltenham Blogs would know, I like an each way punt. Something at a tasty price which comes in gives me great pleasure. I would…

      • Cheltenham 2012: Time for a New Braveheart by: Colin Sinclair

        February 29, 2012, 12:36

        Not since the Len Lungo trained Freetown forged clear up the hill to win the Pertemps Final in 2002 has a race at the Festival been won by a horse trained…

      • Chocolate Candy: A Horse Racing Treat by: Editor

        February 17, 2009, 09:08

        The magnificent three year old Chocolate Candy has most definitely been bred with the genes to run. Out of the mare Crownette (Seattle Slew), a stakes winner…

      • Christie's to Auction Famous Painting by: Editor

        April 7, 2011, 12:30

        Sometimes the magnificence of horse racing is seen beyond the race track. There are times when the magic and wonder of horse racing comes alive through in art.…

      • Citation, Thoroughbred Racing's First Millionaire by: Editor

        July 16, 2007, 13:10

        Citation is one of the most famous thoroughbred race horses of this and any other century. Although his career was somewhat short, this beautiful bay colt…

      • Coleman Covets Little Brown Jug by: Editor

        September 22, 2011, 12:48

        Hosted by the Delaware County Agricultural Society since 1946 and taking place annually on the third Thursday following Labor Day at the County Fairgrounds,…

      • Commentator Delivers Yet Another Magnificent Performance by: Editor

        September 23, 2008, 12:02

        Over seventeen thousand loyal horse racing fans made their way to Suffolk Downs on Saturday 22 September 2008 to watch the 66th running of the Massachusetts…

      • Conrad Jupiters Magic Millions Carnival 2008 by: Editor

        February 25, 2008, 09:51

        The Gold Coast Turf Club, in Queensland, Australia, will be hosting the highly anticipated horse racing event of the year – the Conrad Jupiters Magic…

      • Controversies of Electronic Horse Racing by: Editor

        October 11, 2006, 10:02

        What is electronic horse racing? How does it differ from simulcast wagering? Can it replace live events at race track? Enthusiasts and novices have ceaseless…

      • Coping with Doping in Horse Racing by: Editor

        August 1, 2006, 10:33

        Any pattern of abrupt improvement in horse racing performance can arouse suspicions that a horse is under the influence of some pharmaceutical substance.…

      • Curlin Confirmed for Jockey Club Gold Cup by: Editor

        September 8, 2008, 13:38

        After his magnificent victory at the Grade 1 Woodward Stakes, which was held at the Saratoga Racecourse on 30 August 2008, everyone was waiting anxiously to…

      • Curlin is the Number One Earner by: Editor

        September 29, 2008, 13:13

        Belmont Park was alive with anticipation as the horses for the 90th Jockey Club Gold Cup began getting ready for this electrifying racing event. With a sloppy…

      • Curlin Takes to Grass by: Editor

        July 3, 2008, 10:51

        At the age of four and with career earnings of over .3 million, Curlin has established himself has one of the top racehorses that has ever hit the horse…

      • Curragh - The Home of Irish Horse Racing by: Editor

        May 12, 2006, 10:20

        The Curragh Racecourse in Kildare is synonymous with Irish horse racing. The very first race in Ireland took place here in 1741 and it has remained the head…

      • Development and Design of the Horse Racing Saddle by: Editor

        July 9, 2007, 13:42

        Saddles have long been used in horse riding to provide comfort and stability to the rider and the horse. Early saddles were little more than thick padding…

      • Development of Horse Racing in Malaysia by: Editor

        December 1, 2009, 13:44

        Horse racing, as a sport, was brought to Malaysia by British traders who came to the country in the 1800s. Malaysia, therefore, has a very rich horse racing…

      • Disappointment for Animal Kingdom by: Editor

        June 30, 2011, 12:04

        The Belmont Stakes was a very disappointing event for Animal Kingdom and his connections. He was a very strong contender for the race, but got bumped just out…

      • Doomben: Racing to the Future - Horse Racing by: Editor

        May 29, 2006, 17:20

        The Brisbane Amateur Turf Club is one of the leading horse racing clubs in the southern hemisphere. It was created in 1923 on a swampy marsh, which had a creek…

      • Dr McDreamy Surprise for Southern Rocketop by: Editor

        August 28, 2008, 11:30

        Harness racing will be igniting the Du Quoin State Fair on Saturday, 30 August 2008. During the race one of the industry’s hottest two year olds will be…

      • Dream Ahead Fulfilling Dreams by: Editor

        September 5, 2011, 10:28

        On Saturday, 3 September 2011, the Haydock Racecourse hosted the running of the 44th Sprint Cup, which is sponsored by Betfred. Some of the best horses in the…

      • Dubai Horse Racing Complex Opens by: Editor

        January 29, 2010, 11:30

        In March 2007, Dubai unveiled its plans to build the Meydan Horse Racing Complex to the world. The project took thirty-four months to complete, and on 28…

      • Dubai International Racing Carnival in January 2008 by: Editor

        December 17, 2007, 13:09

        On 17 January 2008 one of premier events on the World horse racing calendar will take place, the 2008 Dubai International Racing Carnival. It is a race meeting…

      • Elegance and Grace to Supplement Horse Racing Pleasure by: Editor

        October 2, 2006, 10:26

        Though thoroughbreds and flat races dominate the world of horse racing, Dressage remains it’s most enchanting and endearing variation. While dressage steals…

      • Empire Stakes 2010 Results by: Editor

        October 25, 2010, 13:12

        Belmont Park Track in New York has been the host of the Empire Classic Handicap, referred to as the Empire Stakes, since 1976. It was named the Empire Stakes…

      • Epsom Handicap Win for Theseo by: Editor

        October 7, 2008, 09:33

        Last week, horse racing fans had to deal with the disappointment of Triple Honour being withdrawn from the Epsom Handicap, but they were rewarded on Saturday…

      • Fall Meet 2013 at Churchill Downs by: Editor

        October 28, 2013, 10:07

        The 124th Fall Meet at Churchill Downs opened Sunday with an eleven-race card, one of which was the Stars of Tomorrow - dedicated to promising two-year-olds.…

      • Featuring Pimlico Race Course and Aqueduct Racetrack by: JennyWilson

        December 11, 2013, 11:56

        Famous horse race tracks exist all over the world, and the mention of famous horse races immediately is correlated to the venues. For instance, the Melbourne…

      • Filly Face-off by: Editor

        May 28, 2009, 11:20

        It is not every day that the horse racing community finds themselves looking at two spectacular fillies at the same time. Generally, the colts are the biggest…

      • Final Approach Claims Victory at Leopardstown by: Editor

        January 11, 2011, 10:43

        Even when a trainer has unshakable confidence that his efforts will pay off with a win, there are so many variables in horse racing that a 'sure thing' can…

      • First Blood of Horse Racing by: Editor

        November 6, 2006, 13:25

        Horse racing depends on the nobility, courage, competitive spirit, strength and stamina of thoroughbreds. You cannot have everything in any one animal, but…

      • Flashing Red, An Extraordinary Horse by: Editor

        November 26, 2007, 13:36

        When the owners of Flashing Red bought him four years ago, they could never have imagined the spirit and courage that were part and parcel of this extraordinary…

      • Florida Derby Taken by Ice Box by: Editor

        March 25, 2010, 11:36

        Crowds gathered at Gulfstream Park on Saturday, 20 March 2010, to witness the running of the 2010 Florida Derby. This historic race was inaugurated in 1952,…

      • Four-Year-Old Frankel Going Strong by: Editor

        March 29, 2012, 12:16

        Having crossed the finish line first nine times in nine starts, Frankel will be racing as a four-year-old in the 2012 flat racing calendar starting with the…

      • France to Host Purebred Arabian Conference by: Editor

        May 23, 2013, 10:53

        Set to take place on 6-8 June 2013 at the Pierre Baudis Center in Toulouse, France, the World Arabian Horse Racing Conference will be attended by a significant…

      • Frankel Heads for Greatness by: Editor

        August 4, 2011, 11:52

        In 1991 the Cartier Racing Awards were created by Cartier jewelers, and is an awards ceremony for the European horse racing community. Winners of these awards…

      • Frankel Makes His 2011 Debut by: Editor

        April 18, 2011, 10:39

        The Group 3 Greenham Stakes took place at Newbury Racecourse on Saturday, 16 April 2011, and had a contender field of six talented horses. One the contenders,…

      • Fun for the family on a Horse Racing Vacation by: Editor

        February 15, 2007, 13:56

        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…

      • Gallyn Mitchell Heading For Glory by: Editor

        May 14, 2008, 12:50

        Emerald Downs in Auburn is a racecourse that is known for its spectacular live horse racing events and the fun and entertaining activities it provides for the…

      • Gearing up for Aintree by: Editor

        February 4, 2010, 14:36

        The land on which Aintree Racecourse in England now stands once belonged to William Philip Molyneux, who was the second Earl of Sefton. It was Molyneux who…

      • Gearing Up for the Mr. and Mrs. Elbridge Gerry Memorial Trot by: Editor

        June 26, 2008, 10:07

        As the Goshen Historic Track in New York state is the oldest pacing and trotting racing track that is still in operation, it is only fitting that it continues…

      • George Bakers Victorious by: Editor

        August 25, 2011, 12:09

        The fact that a horse named George Baker eventually developed into a winning horse and recently took the John Smith's Handicap, which was hosted at the…

      • George Steinbrenner Remembered by: Editor

        July 15, 2010, 13:06

        After the magic of Joe DiMaggio and Babe Ruth began to fade, George Michael Steinbrenner III stepped in to buy the Yankees Baseball Club in 1973 and build it…

      • Gloomy Prospects for 2009 by: Editor

        December 23, 2008, 11:34

        The troubled economy seems to have made life very difficult for a number of industries and the toll it has taken on the horse racing industry is becoming…

      • Gold for Awesome Gem by: Editor

        July 12, 2010, 12:24

        The Hollywood Park Racecourse once again set the stage in California for the running of the 2010 Hollywood Gold Cup. It is a Grade I thoroughbred horse racing…

      • Golden Snake - A True Champion by: Editor

        May 9, 2008, 07:54

        There are a handful of thoroughbred racehorses out there, that not only perform beyond expectations on the race track, but go on to sire magnificent racing…

      • Grand National Review by BHA by: Editor

        November 3, 2011, 10:56

        Prompted by the tragic deaths of two horses at the 2011 Grand National, the British Horseracing Authority (BHA) completed a thorough review of the annual…

      • Green Light for Jumps Racing by: Editor

        December 5, 2008, 09:39

        In Australia jumps racing is only hosted in South Australia and in Victoria, and has been under a lot of pressure and debate the last few months. With many…

      • Gulfstream, Calder Clash Over Race Dates by: Editor

        July 3, 2013, 11:07

        Gulfstream Park racecourse broke its 75-year tradition as a winter-only horseracing venue when its summer meet kicked off on July 1, 2013. The occasion was…

      • Hall of Fame for Hollendorfer by: Editor

        May 16, 2011, 11:09

        There was great excitement when the shortlist of finalists for the 2011 Hall of Fame Induction ceremony were released. Now the inductees are slowly being…

      • Hall of Fame Nominees Selected by: Editor

        April 29, 2010, 12:39

        It is that time of year again, when voters will be given the task of selecting their favorites to be inducted into the National Museum of Racing’s Hall of…

      • Haradasun Victorious at Royal Ascot by: Editor

        June 18, 2008, 14:41

        The Royal Ascot kicked off on Tuesday, 17 June 2008, with many surprises and thrilling racing events. The £250 000.00 Queen Anne Stakes is a Group 1 race for…

      • Harmonious Victory for Shirreffs by: Editor

        October 18, 2010, 16:12

        Fillies have been lining up in the starting gates of Keeneland Race Course, Lexington, for the Queen Elizabeth II Challenge Cup since its inauguration in 1984.…

      • Harness Racing at Walworth County Fair by: Editor

        August 22, 2008, 15:38

        The first harness racing event took place at the Walworth County Fair in 1898. Ever since, it has been one of the highlights of the festival and this year will…

      • Harness Racing Highlights by: Editor

        August 29, 2013, 10:49

        The history of standardbred horses in North America can be traced back to the English thoroughbred stallion by the name of Messenger which was brought to the…

      • Hats Off to Gemswick Park by: Editor

        January 6, 2009, 08:39

        Old Hat was a phenomenal race horse during her time on the track. She became a household name, and in 1964 and 1965 she was crowned the American Champion Older…

      • Henrythenavigator Secures Another Win by: Editor

        August 1, 2008, 12:34

        Aiden O’Brian could not have asked for a better horse racing season, and Henrythenavigator could not have performed any better. It seems to be a match made…

      • High Expectations for Medermit by: Editor

        February 24, 2011, 14:00

        A great racehorse, foaled in April 1957 and passed away in May 1970, will be remembered as one of the most magnificent steeplechase horses of our life time.…

      • Hollywood Park Closes After 75 Years of Racing by: Editor

        December 23, 2013, 10:59

        Sunday's attendance at Betfair Hollywood Park exceeded 13,000 as horseracing fans gathered to enjoy the track's final day of racing. Hollywood Park has been…

      • Hollywood Park’s Autumn Meet Underway by: Editor

        November 8, 2012, 09:17

        Betfair Hollywood Park's Autumn Meet is set to provide plenty of horseracing action. Starting November 8, racing will take place four days a week – Thursdays…

      • Honoring Excellence in American Thoroughbred Racing by: Editor

        November 22, 2012, 05:06

        Named in honor of the 18th century British racehorse, Eclipse, the Eclipse Awards were established in 1971 to honor the champions of American thoroughbred…

      • Horse Racing Complex for China by: Editor

        April 2, 2010, 09:14

        Approximately twenty minutes from Beijing lies the sixth largest city of China, namely Tianjin. With a massive urban land area and natural resources, such as…

      • Horse Racing Down Under by: Editor

        December 18, 2006, 09:49

        Everyone knows Australians for their love of sport, and horse racing has an avid following in this country. The climate is suitable for a long racing season,…

      • Horse Racing Enthusiasts of Tomorrow by: Editor

        February 19, 2007, 13:48

        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…

      • Horse Racing Every Month of the Calendar! by: Editor

        September 13, 2006, 17:23

        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…

      • Horse Racing in Czech Republic by: Editor

        December 31, 2008, 10:35

        Not many people are aware of the fact that the Czech Republic has had a long and distinguished history of horse racing, and that horse racing and various other…

      • Horse Racing in Mauritius by: Editor

        July 29, 2010, 12:08

        Unknown to some, horse racing played a vital role in the history of the island of Mauritius. It brought peace in a time of war, and it has grown to become one…

      • Horse Racing in Singapore by: Editor

        June 8, 2006, 09:28

        The world knows Singapore for organization, convenience and excellence in catering to the needs of tourists. Horse racing meets these exacting standards in the…

      • Horse Racing Ireland Awards 2007 Nominees by: Editor

        November 7, 2007, 09:05

        What makes the Horse Racing Ireland Awards, or HRI Awards, unique is that they do not only honor the horses that have shown talent, achievement and potential,…

      • Horse Racing is Not French Football! by: Editor

        October 12, 2006, 16:05

        Horse racing, unlike football, does not have global publicity from a World Cup. However, the field game, played by Prima Donnas, seems to have affected the…

      • Horse Racing Lessons for Government from Quebec by: Editor

        March 14, 2007, 15:46

        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…

      • Horse Racing Math by: Editor

        June 15, 2006, 09:58

        Ranking of nations with respect to horse racing has undergone rather dramatic change. The glory of Epsom and Kentucky seem to be under attack as new centers of…

      • Horse Racing Planned Well in Advance by: Editor

        October 16, 2006, 14:04

        Though the world is indebted to the Western world for modern horse racing developments over the past two hundred years, it appears that the 21st century for…

      • Horse Racing Project with China by: Editor

        April 28, 2011, 12:04

        It seems that United States horse racing and the horse industry is moving its boundaries, with twenty-nine horses being shipped out to China recently. Though…

      • Horse Racing: Bernardini Looks Good for the Breeders Cup by: Editor

        October 23, 2006, 17:41

        There are many reasons for top horse racing lover Sheikh Mohamed, owner of the Darley Stable, to be almost desperate for his colt Bernardini to win the…

      • Horseracing in Maryland Thrown Lifeline for 2012  by: Editor

        December 22, 2011, 03:14

        The horseracing industry in Maryland has been dealing with uncertainty regarding its future for some time now. While in many other states horseracing tracks…

      • Horses – A New Horse Racing Documentary by: Editor

        January 21, 2010, 08:36

        Thousands of horse racing enthusiasts visit their favorite tracks and watch their selected horses face-off against other worthy competitors. They marvel at the…

      • Hot Danish Beats the Odds by: Editor

        April 25, 2008, 12:15

        The Doncaster Handicap is taking place this weekend and is hosted at the Randwick Racecourse in Sydney, Australia. The 1600 meter horse racing event was first…

      • How Amateur Riding Clubs Bring Horse Racing to the Whole Family by: Editor

        July 10, 2006, 10:02

        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…

      • How Barbaro's Injury Marks a New Beginning for Horse Racing by: Editor

        May 22, 2006, 17:26

        Horse racing is an ancient sport with a dedicated following across the globe. However, it also has a band of detractors who argue against the evils of sports…

      • How Horse Racing Authorities Can Kill the Goose by: Editor

        July 3, 2006, 14:18

        It can be tempting to put off suspensions for top jockeys guilty of dangerous riding in horse racing events. The Irish Horse Racing Authority, for example, is…

      • Hurricane Fly poor value for vintage Champion Hurdle by: Nick Wilby

        January 24, 2013, 14:30

        This year's Champion Hurdle looks a wide open affair but two horses in particular advanced their claims with authoritative performances over the Christmas…

      • Hystericalady: A Three Million Dollar Horse by: Editor

        November 5, 2008, 08:52

        The Keeneland November Breeding Stock Sale took place on Monday, 3 November 2008, and even though there were a few horses that sold for average prices due to…

      • Inductees to the Delaware Park Wall of Fame by: Editor

        July 10, 2008, 10:59

        Delaware Park Racecourse was constructed and opened in 1937 and has enjoyed a long and successful history in the horse racing industry. Last year, the Delaware…

      • International Interest in Melbourne Cup by: Editor

        October 24, 2008, 10:11

        The Melbourne Cup will be hosted by Flemington Racecourse in Australia on 4 November 2008, and it is one of the most prestigious events of the horse racing…

      • Irish Oaks Fairy Tale by: Editor

        July 20, 2010, 14:45

        The inaugural Irish Oaks was run in 1895, and the race has become a part of Curragh's history, as well as one of the most prestigious horse racing events on…

      • Ismael Valenzuela Honored by: Editor

        June 30, 2008, 10:32

        Ismael Valenzuela is one of the legendary jockeys in the horse racing industry, as he has ridden many championship horses and retired after winning 2 545…

      • J&B Met 2011 Results by: Editor

        January 31, 2011, 11:20

        Kenilworth Racecourse in Cape Town, South Africa, came alive this weekend with color, fashion, entertainment and outstanding live horse racing action at the…

      • Jack o’Lantern Lights up Hollywood Prevue Stakes by: Editor

        November 25, 2008, 10:17

        Jack o’Lantern was purchased by Purple Shamrock Racing and Bruce Chandler at the 2007 Fasig-Tipton Kentucky October sale for 500. Trainer Richard Matlow…

      • Japan Cup Produces New Hero by: Editor

        December 2, 2008, 11:18

        The first Japan Cup was run in 1981 and has grown to be one of the most prestigious horse racing events in Japan. Run at the Tokyo Racecourse, over a distance…

      • Jockey James Doyle Claims Triple Victory at Ascot by: Editor

        June 20, 2013, 08:51

        Jockey James Doyle is in the spotlight after his fantastic performances on day two of the Royal Ascot where he rode Al Kazeen to victory in the Group One…

      • Jockeys in Summit Spotlight by: Editor

        July 1, 2010, 14:12

        This week, the Welfare and Safety of the Racehorse Summit brought new suggestions and recommendations to light to create a safer environment for horse racing.…

      • John Henry – King of the Turf by: Editor

        October 17, 2007, 13:32

        On the 8th of October 2007, the horse racing industry bid farewell to one of their racing greats and a living legend, John Henry. He did not start out as a…

      • Jorge Chavez - A Famous Name in Horse Racing! by: Editor

        January 8, 2007, 12:52

        Though many famous and infamous South Americans share the family name, Chavez should be recalled fondly in the horse racing world. Jorge Chavez lives in Garden…

      • Kauto Star – National Hunt Racing by: Editor

        June 29, 2007, 14:23

        Kauto Star, pronounced “Kor-toe”, seems to be on everyone’s minds and lips especially concerning the Cheltenham Gold Cup. Kauto Star was born the 19th of…

      • Kauto Star Tries For Number Three by: Editor

        November 20, 2008, 08:20

        The £225,000 Betfair Chase is one of the most anticipated jumps racing events of the year, as it is the first race in the Betfair Million Series and it is…

      • Kauto Star will continue to Shine by: Editor

        March 21, 2008, 13:31

        In 2004, bloodstock agent, Anthony Bromley, was standing in France looking at a horse named Kauto Star. He was determined to purchase the horse for his…

      • Kentucky - The Casino Battlefield by: Editor

        March 19, 2008, 10:07

        With a motto that states ‘Unbridled Spirit’, huge green paddocks hugging the hills and landscapes, and the Thoroughbred horse selected as the official…

      • Kentucky Derby 2008 Contenders by: Editor

        April 24, 2008, 11:56

        The horse racing fraternity presently has their eyes on one big event – the Kentucky Derby. As contenders take part in racing events leading up to this…

      • Kentucky Derby Museum by: Editor

        April 22, 2010, 12:41

        Churchill Downs Racecourse is home to one of the most prestigious thoroughbred horse racing events on the racing calendar, namely the Kentucky Derby. This…

      • Kentucky Derby Spectacular by: Editor

        May 5, 2008, 15:06

        After months of speculation and predictions, the big day finally arrived and over a hundred and fifty-seven thousand members of the public walked through the…

      • Kentucky Derby Victory for Super Saver by: Editor

        May 3, 2010, 12:20

        The Kentucky Derby was run for the 136th time at Churchill Downs on Saturday, 1 May 2010. A star studded line-up of celebrities attended this prestigious…

      • Kentucky Oaks anticipation by: Editor

        March 24, 2009, 11:15

        In the last few years, horses such as Proud Spell, Rags to Riches, Lemons Forever, Summerly, Ashado, Bird Town, Farda Amiga, Flute and Secret Status have…

      • Kevin Darley – A Legend Retires by: Editor

        November 12, 2007, 12:10

        When you have had a long and successful career, as Kevin Darley has, the decision to retire from the sport that is your passion does not come easily. The horse…

      • KHRC Approves 2012 Calendar by: Editor

        October 13, 2011, 10:46

        There has been some controversy and debate over the fact that the Kentucky Horse Racing Commission recently approved a 2012 racing calendar almost identical to…

      • KHRC Funds Study on New Corticosteroid by: Editor

        February 14, 2013, 09:01

        With the emphasis on conducting research for the benefit of the racing industry, the Kentucky Horse Racing Commission has announced its intention to fund a…

      • Kindling New Flames of Public Passion in Horse Racing by: Editor

        June 14, 2006, 16:40

        History does not support the spread of horse racing as a popular sport. It has a record of being the preserve of royalty and the wealthy. However, there is no…

      • La Canada Victory for Striking Dancer by: Editor

        February 16, 2010, 11:45

        The La Canada Stakes was inaugurated in 1975, and is an event that is hosted by the Santa Anita Racecourse every February. Held for mares and fillies that are…

      • Lea Sets New Donn Handicap Record by: Editor

        February 10, 2014, 08:29

        Owned by Adele Dilschneider, ridden by Joel Rosario and trained by William Mott, five-year-old Lea set a new record of 1:35.30 for the Donn Handicap (Grade 1)…

      • Lear Jetta Catches the Public Eye by: Editor

        December 10, 2007, 14:46

        Most people wait their whole lives to find the right horse and never get the opportunity to own that illusive winner. Jim McAuliffe, at the age of ninety-one,…

      • Legendary Trainer Greg Gilchrist Retires by: Editor

        May 6, 2010, 13:54

        Lost in the Fog is a horse that is remembered by every horse racing enthusiast, as his brief but victorious horse racing career was cut short due to cancer.…

      • Leopardstown Overcome by Profound Beauty by: Editor

        June 1, 2010, 12:40

        On Sunday, 30 May 2010, the Leopardstown Racecourse came alive with nail-biting horse racing action during the running of the Seamus and Rosemary McGrath…

      • Let Us build a Better Future for Horse Racing by: Editor

        June 28, 2006, 09:48

        Horse racing, if not exactly as old as the hills, is certainly one of the oldest forms of recreation known to people and to countries. It has spread from a…

      • Liam’s Dream Wins Cicada Stakes by: Editor

        March 23, 2010, 10:48

        Named after a magnificent filly that was voted the champion filly consecutively in 1961, 1962 and 1963, the Cicada Stakes was first run in 1993 and is now an…

      • Lone Star Derby 2010 Results by: Editor

        May 10, 2010, 12:20

        Lone Star Park is located in Texas, and is home to the annual running of the Lone Star Derby. Inaugurated in 1997, the Lone Star Derby is a fairly new race,…

      • Longchamp Racecourse - Triumphant Horse Racing by: Editor

        June 13, 2006, 11:59

        Longchamp Racecourse is one of the most important horse racing venues in Europe. Located minutes from the Eiffel Tower, the Longchamp Racecourse features a…

      • Looking Back, then Forward by: Editor

        December 25, 2006, 13:43

        Modern thoroughbred racing is something to get excited about...just as fans were some fifty, sixty, and seventy years ago. But rediscovering horseracing and…

      • Looming Thoroughbred Safety Hearing by: Editor

        June 13, 2008, 12:02

        When looking at some of the major tragedies that have taken place over the last few years, names such as Barbaro, George Washington and the latest racing…

      • Luck - Revealing the Multi-Faceted World of Horseracing by: Editor

        December 8, 2011, 05:35

        Often referred to as the "Sport of Kings", horseracing has had more than its share of controversy during its history. Today, with casinos collaborating with…

      • Magic Millions Prospect for Australia by: Editor

        January 11, 2010, 11:17

        The Magic Millions event, in Australia has seen wonderful horses rise to fame and the sale of numerous spectacular athletes over the years. In fact, the first…

      • Man O’ War Stakes Surprises by: Editor

        July 15, 2008, 14:44

        The ninth event on the race card at Belmont Park Racecourse on Saturday, 12 July 2008, was the Grade 1 0 000 Man O’ War Stakes. It is a race that is run…

      • Maryland Horse Racing in a Crisis! by: Editor

        March 18, 2006, 10:08

        West Virginia and Delaware are set to take away much of the sport betting business of neighboring Maryland. Charles Town in West Virginia is a typical…

      • McCoy Conquers Grand National by: Editor

        April 12, 2010, 12:07

        On Saturday, 20 April 2010, the grand stands of Aintree Racecourse, located in the United Kingdom, filled up with spectators who came to view the running of…

      • McCoy Reigns Supreme by: Editor

        December 20, 2010, 11:59

        An ad campaign has been running to show support for jockey Tony McCoy and his horse racing career achievements. All the support and over six hundred and fifty…

      • Meade’s Cheltenham Hopeful by: Editor

        November 27, 2008, 11:27

        For trainer Noel Meade, the Cheltenham Festival does not hold very fond memories. Over the last few years he has not enjoyed the victories and accomplishments…

      • Melbourne Cup 2010 by: Editor

        November 2, 2010, 11:37

        On 2 November 2010 the city of Melbourne grinds to a halt. It is a public holiday and more importantly, it is the running of the 2010 Melbourne Cup. Last year,…

      • Meydan Racecourse Project in Dubai by: Editor

        October 8, 2007, 14:29

        The new Meydan Racecourse in Dubai is set to be a landmark structure of great proportion. Excitement around this project has been building up for months, and…

      • Miami Airport Horse Racing Proposal by: Editor

        July 27, 2009, 11:50

        Finding solutions to a financial problem can get tricky, especially when gambling is considered an option. The Miami Airport is proposing the use of slot…

      • Miss Andretti – Australian Racehorse of the Year by: Editor

        November 28, 2007, 08:53

        The magnificent Australian racehorse, Miss Andretti, has been setting the horse racing world on fire. Named in honor of the legendary Mario Andretti, this…

      • Mixed Emotions On World Cup Night by: Editor

        April 2, 2012, 12:18

        The best and worst of horse racing was on show at Meydan on Saturday. For whatever reason the Dubai Gold Cup seemed cursed as Fox Hunt suffered a fatal injury…

      • More Heaven for O’Brian by: Editor

        May 27, 2008, 11:55

        Aiden O’Brian took the title of champion jockey in Ireland during the 1993-1994 horse racing season and many looked forward to watching him through his…

      • Naming Challenge for Rachel Alexandra's Foal by: Editor

        February 16, 2012, 12:09

        As the first female ever to win the historic Saratoga Race Course Woodward Stakes, Rachel Alexandra has her name firmly engraved in the annals of horseracing…

      • National Horse Racing Museum in Newmarket by: Editor

        December 31, 2008, 10:33

        Horse racing has been a part of Newmarket for centuries, with the Newmarket Racecourse hosting racing events since 1671. With so much horse racing history to…

      • New 2-YO Ruling for Del Mar as Season Opens by: Editor

        July 5, 2012, 08:29

        With the invitation to "play where the turf meets the surf", the Del Mar horseracing season starts on July 18 with the Oceanside Stakes, opening day party and…

      • New Communications Command Center at Churchill Downs by: Editor

        October 20, 2011, 12:36

        With maintaining the integrity of horse racing being of paramount importance, the Kentucky Horse Racing Commission, the Breeders' Cup and Churchill Downs have…

      • New Members Appointed to CHRB by: Editor

        July 17, 2008, 10:51

        The California Horse Racing Board is responsible for enforcing the horse racing laws of the state, ensuring that regulations are abided by, supervising…

      • New Partnership for More Horse Racing Viewership by: Editor

        July 19, 2006, 09:11

        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…

      • New Proposal for Exercise Rider Licenses by: Editor

        June 16, 2008, 09:55

        With racecourse safety being on the forefront lately, the proposal of creating a new license classification for exercise riders, suggested by the California…

      • New Sponsor for British Champions Series by: Editor

        March 24, 2011, 11:46

        The thirty-five event British Champions Series will kick off on 30 April 2011 with the Newmarket Rowley Mile. This year, however, there will be a massive…

      • New Technology Enables Horse Scan Breakthrough by: Editor

        September 10, 2008, 10:17

        It seems that new technology has potentially revolutionized the way that respiratory diseases are diagnosed in race horses. New equipment developed and…

      • New Technology for More Humane Horse Racing by: Editor

        March 12, 2007, 14:10

        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…

      • New Ways to Enjoy Horse Racing During Winter in the U.K by: Editor

        November 1, 2006, 10:44

        “Too bad, the horse racing season is coming to an end”. What can be worse than hearing this refrain amongst friends? Modern horse racing tracks and…

      • New York Sire Stakes Annual Awards Banquet by: Editor

        October 22, 2008, 09:41

        The New York Sire Stakes was established in the year 1965 and was the first program in North America to promote and support quality standardbred horse…

      • New York Sire Stakes Program by: Editor

        April 3, 2008, 17:59

        To be able to support the breeding program in the state of New York, the Harness Horse Breeders of New York State inaugurated the New York Sire Stakes program…

      • New Zealand Cup Festivities by: Editor

        November 14, 2007, 12:00

        Whenever there is an important race meeting, such as the New Zealand Cup, coming up, clothing designers are swarmed with orders for unique and classic outfits.…

      • No Breeders Cup for Rachel Alexandra by: Editor

        June 25, 2009, 12:50

        Rachel Alexandra is a very talented filly that has taken the horse racing industry by storm this year, especially with her surprising win at the prestigious…

      • No Learning Center Shortcuts to Horse Racing Handicapping! by: Editor

        February 27, 2007, 14:43

        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…

      • No Scottish National for Chief Dan by: Editor

        April 16, 2010, 09:44

        There are a few noteworthy National Hunt racing events throughout the season that stand out above other race meetings, and the Coral Scottish Grand National…

      • North Dakota Seeks to Rejuvenate Live Horse Racing by: Editor

        January 17, 2013, 10:02

        Officials of the North Dakota Racing Commission are lobbying for the Legislature to approve tax incentives to lure high-stakes horse racing gamblers back to…

      • Northern Dancer, Sire of the Century by: Editor

        September 21, 2007, 10:52

        There are few, if any, thoroughbreds who can match the combined accomplishments of the great Northern Dancer, both on the track and at the stud farm. The…

      • NYRA to Host Introduction to Racehorse Ownership by: Editor

        August 1, 2013, 10:02

        In an effort to boost the current number of racehorse owners, the New York Racing Association will be hosting a "New Owners Luncheon" at Saratoga Race Course…

      • Oak Tree to Find New Home by: Editor

        June 25, 2010, 14:57

        The non-profit organization, Oak Tree Racing Association, has been striving to develop and offer spectacular horse racing events in California and has been…

      • Oaklawn Focused On 2010 by: Editor

        August 27, 2009, 11:37

        Oaklawn Racecourse has enjoyed a very successful racing season for 2009, and with their attention focused on the 2010 horse racing season, track authorities…

      • O’Brian Possibly Heading to Australia by: Editor

        August 7, 2008, 13:04

        Whether or not we see some of the best horses from Aiden O’Brian compete in three of the leading horse racing events in Australia, will all depend on…

      • Ocala Breeder’s Sales Co. August Sale by: Editor

        August 21, 2008, 15:35

        The Ocala Breeder’s Sales Co. kicked off their August Sale on Monday, 18 August 2008. The four day sale has been successful, even though the average pricing…

      • Ohio Honors Top Horses by: Editor

        April 10, 2008, 13:15

        The Ohio Thoroughbred Breeders and Owners organization was established to promote the sport of horse racing and oversee the development of the breeding…

      • On the Road to the Eclipse by: Editor

        August 23, 2010, 14:41

        On Saturday, 21 August 2010, the Alabama Stakes got underway at the Saratoga Racecourse. With 0 000 as prize money, the best athletes descended on the…

      • One Million Dollar World Cup for Sydney by: Editor

        June 12, 2008, 13:24

        The suburb of Menangle Park is located approximately fifty kilometers from the central business district of Sydney, in Australia. In 1914, the racecourse was…

      • Our Vic Shines at Aintree by: Editor

        April 4, 2008, 10:29

        The Aintree Grand National has kicked off in high gear, with many nail-biting races and thrilling finishes. As the contenders for the Totesport Bowl Chase…

      • Paddy O'Prado Wins the 0,000 Colonial Turf Cup by: Dee Leftwich

        June 21, 2010, 10:19

        Paddy O'Prado, who finished 3rd in the Kentucky Derby, then 6th in the Preakness, decided to move back to the turf for the 0,000 Colonial Downs Turf Cup.…

      • Personality of the Year 2010 by: Editor

        December 9, 2010, 12:00

        On 19 December 2010, the BBC Sports Personality of the Year will be announced and there are many in the horse racing industry that are hoping that Tony McCoy…

      • Phar Lap on Display by: Editor

        June 17, 2010, 14:25

        In celebration of the 150th Melbourne Cup Carnival, Australia will be welcoming back a horse that made history throughout the world and now stands in the halls…

      • Please send your prayers and good wishes by: Editor

        March 12, 2006, 15:28

        Todd Cummings and Ralph Leogrande lie in a Pittsburgh hospital with broken ribs, collar and shoulder bones, and a collapsed lung between them as well.…

      • Possible Zenyatta & Rachel Alexandra Showdown by: Editor

        February 9, 2010, 10:02

        Last year all everyone could talk about was how great it would be to see the best fillies in action against each other. But just as racing fans began to lose…

      • Preakness Fever in Full Swing by: Editor

        May 12, 2008, 13:19

        The Preakness Stakes takes place at Pimlico on 17 May 2008 and already the contenders for this legendary racing event are training in anticipation of race day.…

      • Preakness Stakes Fever Runs High by: Editor

        May 13, 2010, 12:37

        Since the inauguration of the Preakness Stakes in 1873, at the Pimlico Racecourse in Maryland, it has become the race to look out for, as it determines whether…

      • Preakness Stakes Results by: Editor

        May 18, 2010, 09:54

        The 135th Preakness Stakes was run at Pimlico Racecourse on Saturday, 15 May 2010, and saw the hopes of a Triple Crown victory fade away, as Super Saver just…

      • Preparing for the Budapest Bullet by: Editor

        May 19, 2011, 12:16

        Horses from all over, that are three-years-old or older, will be descending on Haydock Park on Saturday 21 May 2011 for the running of the Temple Stakes. It is…

      • Preserving an Important Horse Racing Tradition by: Editor

        November 13, 2006, 12:22

        One of the most endearing characteristics of horse racing is its honor of deep rooted traditions. The manner in which thoroughbreds are bred, trained and cared…

      • Proposed Track for Dayton by: Editor

        February 10, 2011, 13:24

        The residents of Dayton are excited about Penn National Gaming’s proposal to construct a horse racing track in the town. Even though the residents are…

      • Purebred Arabian Racing Dreams by: Editor

        July 23, 2008, 10:49

        The Dubai International Arabian Race Day was held for the first time in 1982 at Kempton, and on Sunday the 20th of July 2008 approximately eighteen thousand…

      • Purim Fulfills a Dream by: Editor

        October 24, 2007, 13:56

        At the Shadwell Turf Mile, a Grade 1 race, hardly anyone took notice of a racehorse named Purim. All eyes were on the racing favorites, with names such as…

      • Queen's Plate Spectacular by: Editor

        July 6, 2010, 13:58

        With the Queen's Plate being inaugurated in the year 1860, it is the oldest thoroughbred horse racing event in North America. Run at the Woodbine Racecourse in…

      • Rachel Alexandra Upcoming Races by: Editor

        June 10, 2010, 14:44

        Churchill Downs Racecourse will once again come alive with celebrity racing action, as Rachel Alexandra has been entered into the 2010 Fleur de Lis Handicap.…

      • Racing Season Kicking Off Soon at Del Mar by: Editor

        July 11, 2008, 10:40

        In 1937, as the gates to the Del Mar Racecourse opened for the first time, Bing Crosby stood smiling to welcome the first spectator to the new establishment. A…

      • Record-Chasing Rapid Redux by: Editor

        November 24, 2011, 02:44

        A quote famously attributed to Richard Branson states that "Records are made to be broken. It is in man's nature to continue to strive to do just that." And…

      • Rejoice for U.S. Horse Racing Has a New Star! by: Editor

        July 17, 2006, 11:03

        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…

      • Remembering the 2006 Horse Racing Season by: Editor

        February 5, 2007, 14:04

        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.…

      • Remounting Ban for Steeplechase Racing by: Editor

        October 8, 2009, 10:14

        Steeplechase racing has always been a controversial sport, and across the board in all racing disciplines, rules and regulations have been changed to ensure…

      • Renowned Rags to Riches Retires from Racing by: Editor

        March 27, 2008, 10:46

        Horses such as A.P. Indy, sired by Seattle Slew and grandson of Secretariat, and Better Than Honor, who is the daughter of Deputy Minister, are legends in the…

      • Rest for Afleet Express by: Editor

        September 23, 2010, 12:29

        The Jockey Club Gold Cup Invitational is to take place next Saturday, 2 October 2010. This prestigious 0 000 event will, however, be kicking off without one…

      • Retired Hall of Famers Entertain The Crowds by: Editor

        October 22, 2008, 09:50

        Santa Anita Park Racecourse was on fire over the weekend, as racing events to kick off the excitement surrounding the Breeders’ Cup were organized for…

      • Retirement for Havre de Grace by: Editor

        April 26, 2012, 12:21

        With an overall record of 9-4-5 in 16 starts, and career earnings of ,586,175, Havre de Grace took Horse of the Year honors in 2011, becoming the third…

      • Retirement on Lava Man’s Horizon by: Editor

        July 24, 2008, 12:19

        Lava Man is probably one of the most legendary horses on the track today. The seven year old gelding went from being a 000 claiming horse, to a racing…

      • Royal Ascot Heads for the Finish Line by: Editor

        June 21, 2012, 07:11

        The 2012 Royal Ascot got off to a great start on Tuesday, with Frankel crossing the finish line 11-lengths ahead of the rest of the contenders in the Group 1…

      • Royal Ascot Results: Five Action-packed Days by: Editor

        June 24, 2008, 11:00

        Many had been eagerly awaiting the thrills of Royal Ascot, and when the entourage of horses and riders came into sight the spectators started to cheer.…

      • Russell Baze: The Winningest Jockey by: Editor

        August 15, 2013, 09:34

        As the jockey holding the record for the most wins in the history of North American horse racing, Russell Baze is the focus of a recent in-depth profile by the…

      • Safety Commission Swings into Gear by: Editor

        May 19, 2008, 12:03

        After the heartbreaking and tragic breakdown of Eight Belles at the Kentucky Derby, it became clear that stricter safety measures in all aspects of racing…

      • San Pail Matchless as Best Trotter by: Editor

        October 31, 2011, 11:21

        Having already established himself as one of the best, if not the best, trotter in North America, San Pail was up against international competition at the…

      • Sand Windsor Victorious at Northfield Park by: Editor

        May 25, 2010, 10:29

        On Saturday, 22 May 2010, the Miller Lite Courageous Lady Pace Stakes was held at the Northfield Park racecourse. It was an event that not only produced…

      • Santa Anita Park Ready for Action by: Editor

        September 25, 2008, 14:06

        The new Pro-Ride synthetic surface at Santa Anita Park is now two weeks old and it has been undergoing rigorous testing. Racing events at the track started…

      • Santa Anita Park will host the 2008 Breeders' Cup by: Editor

        June 25, 2007, 10:47

        The year 1986 marked the first time the Breeders' Cup was held at the Santa Anita Park in Southern California, and once again the 2008 Breeders Cup will be…

      • Santa Anita Weekend Magic by: Editor

        March 8, 2010, 11:31

        The Santa Anita Racecourse was opened in the year 1934, and the very next year the Santa Anita Handicap was inaugurated. It has remained a very popular horse…

      • Santa Margarita Competitors Line-Up by: Editor

        March 11, 2010, 11:21

        For four year old fillies and older, the Grade I Santa Margarita Invitational Handicap is one of the most popular events of the year, and is hosted by the…

      • Saratoga Celebrates 150 Years of Racing Action by: Editor

        July 18, 2013, 08:30

        Saratoga Race Course is celebrating its 150th anniversary this season, and there is plenty of racing action lined up for horse racing enthusiasts during the…

      • Scientists Discover Trotting Ability is Genetic by: Editor

        September 13, 2012, 09:04

        A groundbreaking study in the field of genetics has revealed that some horses are not able to trot or pace, regardless of their training, while for others…

      • Sea The Stars Retires by: Editor

        October 15, 2009, 09:52

        It is news that many have been dreading, but in the same breath, have been expecting. John Oxx, trainer of Sea The Stars, made the announcement that confirmed,…

      • Secretariat “Vox Populi” Award Finalists Announced by: Editor

        December 6, 2012, 09:42

        When the announcement of the finalists for the Secretariat "Vox Populi" Award was made recently, the response from horse racing fans was almost immediate...

      • Secretariat Nominated for 2013 CHRHF Honor by: Editor

        March 28, 2013, 09:49

        Details of the election ballot for the 2013 Canadian Horse Racing Hall of Fame (CHRHF) have been released, with the results of the election process due to be…

      • Shareholders Get More Freedom by: Editor

        April 9, 2008, 11:26

        Mezey Howarth Racing Stables Inc was founded by Lord J. Wade Mezey (Chairman and CEO) and Brian J. Meshkin (Director). It is a thoroughbred racing company…

      • Sharpen Your Senses for Breeders Cup Day by: Editor

        November 10, 2006, 14:28

        Stepping through the entrance gate of any major track on Breeders Cup day instantly snaps the senses to attention...among the grandeur of those twin spires of…

      • Shortened Season Ends on High Note for Canterbury Park by: Editor

        September 12, 2011, 11:53

        Canterbury Park's live quarter-horse and thoroughbred racing season drew to a close on Sunday with average attendance for the season recorded at 6,143 -…

      • Sixties Icon, Breeder’s Cup Contender by: Editor

        September 30, 2008, 12:17

        Jeremy Noseda is known as one of the top horse racing trainers in Britain. He started his career as a trainer by working closely with trainers such as John…

      • Sizing Europe Takes Chase Victory by: Editor

        March 17, 2011, 11:28

        In 1959, the Queen Mother Champion Chase was inaugurated and forms part of the annual Cheltenham Festival, hosted by the Cheltenham Racecourse. It is National…

      • Smiling Tiger Shows Magnificent Talent by: Editor

        February 21, 2011, 09:47

        Smiling Tiger is a four year old colt, sired by Hold That Tiger, that is owned by Alan Klein and Philip Lebherz. He is trained by Jeff Bonde and is a horse…

      • Somebeachsomewhere Heads for Top Honors by: Editor

        December 3, 2008, 11:08

        In harness racing, the Breeders Crown is the most prestigious event of the year and always attracts the most spectacular horses in the industry. With twenty-fiv…

      • Somebeachsomewhere is a Pacing Champion by: Editor

        April 21, 2008, 13:36

        On 25 May 2005, a racing legend in the making was born. Somebeachsomewhere is a standardbred horse that was sired by Mach Three and is out of dam Wheres The…

      • Spotlight on Drug Use in Horse Racing Industry by: Editor

        March 24, 2014, 12:55

        Drug use in the horse racing industry has long been a contentious issue with animal welfare organizations, as horses are believed to be given chemicals to mask…

      • St Leger Start for Snow Fairy by: Editor

        July 22, 2010, 12:52

        The St Leger Stakes was inaugurated in 1776 and is one of the five classic and oldest thoroughbred horse racing events in Britain. It forms part of the English…

      • Stan James UK Guineas Festival 2008 by: Editor

        April 29, 2008, 19:29

        The Stan James UK Guineas Festival 2008 will be hosted by Newmarket Racecourse on the 3rd and 4th of May 2008. Spectators come from far and wide to be witness…

      • Stem Cells Save Racing Career by: Editor

        August 4, 2008, 15:03

        Stem cell therapy has been around for years, but recent developments and new scientific research has improved the use of stem cells to repair tendon damage in…

      • Street Sense – 2007 Kentucky Derby Victor by: Editor

        June 12, 2007, 17:27

        After a seventeen year stretch, Carl Nafzger, trainer of the latest Kentucky Derby winner, Street Sense, found himself in the winners circle again. And that…

      • Success Brocken Surprises All by: Editor

        February 24, 2009, 09:59

        Trainer Hideaki Fujiwara knew that he had a very good horse in Success Brocken. He believed that his four year old had immense potential and that Success…

      • Summer Bird Retires from Horse Racing by: Editor

        June 4, 2010, 11:04

        With the magnificent Birdstone (winner of the 2004 Belmont Stakes) as his sire, and out of the mare Hong Kong Squall, there were high hopes for race horse…

      • Summer Squall Remembered by: Editor

        September 24, 2009, 07:26

        There are many people who mourn the loss of the great stallion, Summer Squall. He did not only make a great impact on horse racing, but touched the lives of so…

      • Summer Sun to Shine on Ellis Park by: Editor

        June 18, 2008, 14:34

        Every racecourse has been feeling under threat lately and many have been putting in long hours and hard work to ensure the success of their racing seasons.…

      • Super Race Called Off by: Editor

        March 15, 2010, 11:29

        Horse racing enthusiasts around the world have been waiting patiently for the show down between Rachel Alexandra and Zenyatta for months. And there was a…

      • Super Star in the Making by: Editor

        July 11, 2011, 10:54

        The Arlington Park Mid America Triple consists of three racing events, namely the Arlington Classic, the American Derby and the Secretariat Stakes. Not many…

      • Swiss Style Horse Racing by: Editor

        September 26, 2007, 13:14

        Though the Swiss have been attached to horses since Roman times, horse racing in the country has begun to come of age only of late. The Swiss Trotting…

      • Synthetic Surfaces Under the Microscope by: Editor

        November 2, 2009, 09:37

        With the Breeder’s Cup looming and the fact that Rachel Alexandra will not be attending, the talks about synthetic surfaces have begun again. It is a known…

      • Synthetic Tracks Make Horse Racing Safer by: Editor

        September 4, 2006, 11:01

        Since horse racing is sometimes criticized for its safety record, every effort to avoid accidents during races is worthwhile. Some risks relate to dangerous…

      • Tasmania Shows Off the Best Two Year Olds by: Editor

        June 3, 2008, 10:07

        Trainers, owners and drivers alike all commented on the high quality of two year old horses that were seen at the Betfair Sweepstakes finals over the weekend.…

      • Tattersalls Introduces the Tattersalls Millions by: Editor

        September 10, 2007, 17:20

        Tattersalls is Europe’s largest bloodstock auctioneer. It also has the distinction of being the oldest bloodstock auctioneer in the world, having been…

      • Team Nicholls for Cheltenham by: Editor

        February 25, 2010, 11:49

        Since 1924, horses aged five years and older have been participating in the Cheltenham Gold Cup, trying to capture this prestigious title. It is one of the…

      • Tears and Smiles at Saratoga by: Editor

        August 17, 2009, 11:15

        Each year there are so many worthy nominees for the National Museum of Racing and Hall of Fame, but unfortunately, not everyone can win a place in racing…

      • The 1973 Belmont Stakes: Secretariat's Greatest Triumph by: Editor

        June 4, 2007, 13:55

        Secretariat, one of the most renowned horses in the long history of horseracing, achieved his greatest triumph at the 1973 Belmont Stakes. The beautiful…

      • The 2007 Belmont Stakes Continues an American Tradition by: Editor

        June 1, 2007, 10:37

        The 139th running of the Belmont Stakes, scheduled for June 9, 2007 at historic Belmont Park in Elmont, NY, perpetuates an American tradition that stretches…

      • The Akhal-Teke Breed in Horse Racing by: Editor

        July 30, 2007, 15:06

        At first glance, you would think that you were looking at a Thoroughbred horse. But then he walks out into the sun and an almost blinding metallic glow ripples…

      • The Art of Show Jumping by: Farhan Abbasi

        June 30, 2010, 09:29

        Show jumping is a very difficult yet exquisitely exhilarating sport that is played in many parts of the world. The combined potential of a human and a horse at…

      • The Belmont Stakes: Third Jewel in the Triple Crown by: Editor

        May 25, 2007, 15:29

        The Belmont Stakes is recognized as the third jewel in horse racing's Triple Crown, after the Kentucky Derby and the Preakness Stakes. In the case of the…

      • The Breeders Cup: How the Best of the Best are Selected by: Editor

        October 27, 2006, 15:41

        Everyone in the horse racing world must dream of taking part in the Breeders Cup, a premier U.S. event every November. Television screens, satellites, and…

      • The Derby Festival in Britain by: Editor

        May 26, 2008, 10:54

        The first racing event held at Epsom Downs Racecourse was recorded in 166. Its magnificent surroundings, rolling green landscapes and peaceful location have…

      • The Eagerly Anticipated Dan Patch Awards by: Editor

        December 12, 2007, 08:55

        In the world of harness racing, the Dan Patch Awards are held in high esteem. Every year, the U.S. Harness Writers Association members cast their votes, with…

      • The Equestrian and Racing Industry Gives Back by: Editor

        October 22, 2009, 09:34

        It is not every day that the opportunity arises to help service men and woman, who have been injured. To assist in raising funds, the Horses for Heroes…

      • The Heat was on at Worcester by: Editor

        July 2, 2009, 09:56

        After almost ten months of sorting out a waterlogged racecourse, Worcester Racecourse was only too happy to open its doors to horse racing in the beginning of…

      • The Inspiring Tale of Mariah’s Storm by: Editor

        December 31, 2009, 15:07

        It's a time tested fact that stories of strong determination to overcome seemingly insurmountable odds holds a special appeal to the general public. Such is…

      • The John Smith’s People’s Race Charity Event by: Editor

        March 31, 2008, 10:41

        The jockeys are led into the starting gates, in front of them the track lies quietly waiting their arrival and below them are the gracious giants that will…

      • The Magic of Oaklawn by: Bobby Zen

        March 22, 2010, 09:27

        Oaklawn Park is located in Hot Springs, Arkansas, nestled in the Quachita Mountains. I recently spent the weekend there and had a great one-on-one interview…

      • The Monkey Crouch by: Editor

        December 7, 2009, 10:22

        A new study in regard to jockey positioning on a horse, has revealed that a change in how jockeys used to ride, to the style that is known today and which was…

      • The Pacing World's Best Filly by: Editor

        June 23, 2011, 12:18

        Thoroughbred flat horse racing has had magnificent fillies such as Zenyatta and Rachel Alexandra to uplift the industry. While fans are keeping their eyes open…

      • The Prestigious Vodacom Durban July by: Editor

        June 19, 2007, 12:28

        If there is one horse racing event that completely hogs the limelight every year in South Africa, it has to be the Durban July. This premier horse racing event…

      • The Race That Stops a Nation by: Michael Richards

        October 26, 2010, 13:31

        It's nearly here again, this year for the 150th time, arguably the greatest horse race in the world. Yes, the Melbourne Cup is just a few days away. There's…

      • The Scottish Horse Racing Delights of June by: Editor

        June 20, 2006, 09:51

        Any time is suitable for a visit to the romantic and inspiring climes of Scotland, but June is really the best month as far as horse racing enthusiasts are…

      • The Supreme Horse Racing Spectacle at Ellerslie by: Editor

        January 29, 2007, 15:22

        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…

      • The Tin Man – The Heart of a Champion by: Editor

        August 21, 2007, 18:04

        The Tin Man is well-known descendant of a few noteworthy racehorses, and some might say that he was born to run. But genes have nothing to do with the fact…

      • The Vodafone Oaks by: Editor

        March 5, 2007, 14:18

        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…

      • The World-Renowned Grand National Steeplechase by: Editor

        July 23, 2007, 16:30

        The Grand National Steeplechase is well known all over the world and attracts as many as 150,000 spectators every year. The Grand National is held at the…

      • The World’s Best – Curlin and Duke of Marmalade by: Editor

        August 11, 2008, 13:16

        The Timeform Global Rankings have just been released and even though Curlin is at the top of the log, Duke of Marmalade has been rated to be the best turf…

      • Thornton Returns to Racing by: Editor

        December 2, 2010, 12:52

        Robert Thornton, affectionately referred to as “Choc”, is one of the top jumps riders for the Alan King Yard. In July, a devastating accident while on…

      • Time Keeper Surprises at Ellerslie by: Editor

        April 19, 2010, 12:11

        The Ellerslie Racecourse in Auckland, New Zealand, is home to prestigious horse racing events such as the New Zealand Derby, Railway Stakes and the Eclipse…

      • Tioga Downs Drivers Championship by: Editor

        July 4, 2008, 12:47

        Following the success of the 2007 Drivers Championship that was held at Tioga Downs; harness racing fans are again getting ready for a showdown between the…

      • Tizfiz Shines for DeLeon by: Editor

        January 5, 2009, 11:43

        Tizfiz was bred by Diamond A Racing in Kentucky, and was sired by Tiznow, out of the Go for Gin mare, Gin Running. Up until the 4th of October 2008, she was…

      • Too many questions in Kentucky Derby - Horse Racing by: Editor

        April 25, 2006, 13:50

        With the 132nd running of the Kentucky Derby (Gr.-1) looming just less than three weeks away there are far more questions than answers that fans and bettors…

      • Top Horse Racing At Limerick by: Editor

        May 8, 2006, 10:13

        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.…

      • Top Horse Racing At Limerick by: Editor

        July 21, 2006, 10:06

        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.…

      • Top Horse Racing in August by: Editor

        June 18, 2007, 16:47

        It is one of the first places to witness modern horse racing, but the amenities for spectators and punters are very typically of the 21st century. No punter…

      • Top Jockey Title for Moore by: Editor

        June 20, 2011, 10:22

        The Royal Ascot Festival is not only a five day spectacular of live horse racing action and entertainment for spectators, but it is a very competitive time for…

      • Towards Better Horse Racing by: Editor

        September 24, 2006, 08:19

        Horse racing is a complex sport and a major business as well! It has endless facets from the biology of breeding and caring for thoroughbred horses to the math…

      • Trainer to Keep an Eye On by: Editor

        July 30, 2009, 11:07

        Many people in the horse racing industry are either born into the life, or know from a young age that horse racing is the direction they want their lives to…

      • Trends in the Horse Racing Industry by: Bobby Zen

        January 19, 2010, 11:37

        Horse racing is a business, plain and simple. Like most other businesses in 2009, the revenue was down. The handle (amount of money bet) in the industry was…

      • Tribute paid to Ismael Valenzuela by: Editor

        September 3, 2009, 10:25

        While the horse racing community mourns the loss of one of their most beloved jockeys, it also gives everyone the opportunity to reflect on a spectacular…

      • Triple Crown Relief by: Editor

        February 11, 2009, 09:32

        The economic slump that has been experienced during the last year has affected many industries, and the horse racing industry did not escape unscathed.…

      • Triple Crown: Afleet Alex, Pleasant Colony by: Gabriel Ruzin

        May 8, 2012, 12:45

        33 Years of Heartbreak: The 12 Most Excruciating Near-Misses in the U.S. Thoroughbred Triple Crown Since 1978 - Part Two of Six 11. Afleet Alex (2005) The…

      • Triple Crown: Alysheba, Charismatic by: Gabriel Ruzin

        May 9, 2012, 12:48

        33 Years of Hearbreak: The 12 Most Excruciating Near-Misses in the U.S. Thoroughbred Triple Crown Since 1978 - Part Three of Six 9. Alysheba (1987) A…

      • Triple Crown: Big Brown by: Gabriel Ruzin

        May 8, 2012, 12:42

        33 Years of Heartbreak: The 12 Most Excruciating Near-Misses in the U.S. Thoroughbred Triple Crown Since 1978 - Part One of Six In June of 1978, Florida-trai…

      • Triple Crown: Funny Cide, Spectacular Bid by: Gabriel Ruzin

        May 14, 2012, 09:57

        33 Years of Heartbreak: The 12 Most Excruciating Near-Misses in the U.S. Thoroughbred Triple Crown Since 1978 - Part Five of Six 4. Funny Cide (2003) The…

      • Triple Crown: Smarty Jones, Real Quiet by: Gabriel Ruzin

        May 14, 2012, 10:21

        33 Years of Heartbreak: The 12 Most Excruciating Near-Misses in the U.S. Thoroughbred Triple Crown Since 1978 – Part Six 2. Smarty Jones (2004) Smarty…

      • Triple Crown: Sunday Silence, War Emblem, Silver Charm by: Gabriel Ruzin

        May 10, 2012, 12:52

        33 Years of Heartbreak: The 12 Most Excruciating Near-Misses in the U.S. Thoroughbred Triple Crown Since 1978 - Part Four of Six 7. Sunday Silence (1989) Unl…

      • Triple Tiara of Thoroughbred Racing by: Editor

        December 23, 2010, 14:20

        Everyone is familiar with the prestigious Triple Crown horse racing series that consists of the Belmont Stakes, the Preakness Stakes and the Kentucky Derby.…

      • Triscay Revival at Magic Millions by: Editor

        May 30, 2008, 11:14

        Triscay is a legendary horse that had a distinguished career in the horse racing industry and excelled as a brood mare. She died in March 2006, leaving behind…

      • Twenty-Towinit: Remembering a Racing Great by: Editor

        November 15, 2010, 13:18

        Looking back over the years of horse racing, there are so many horses that have made a great impact on the horse racing industry that come to mind. They are…

      • Uncle Mo Retires from Racing by: Editor

        November 10, 2011, 08:38

        Sired by Indian Charlie out of Playa Maya, Uncle Mo was foaled in Kentucky on 10 March 2008, going on to compete undefeated in his two-year-old season in 2010.…

      • Unforgettable Performance by Memory by: Editor

        July 8, 2010, 11:36

        Every July since 1947, Newmarket Racecourse has been hosting the Cherry Hinton Stakes, or as it is known today, the Irish Thoroughbred Marketing Cherry Hinton…

      • Unveiling of Prix l’Arc de Triomphe Trophy by: Editor

        September 16, 2009, 15:55

        On the third and forth of October 2009, the entire horse racing community will have their attention turned to the prestigious Qatar Prix l’Arc de Triomphe…

      • Ventura makes History at Woodbine by: Editor

        September 21, 2009, 10:49

        Each year, the Woodbine Mile is held at the Woodbine Racecourse in Canada, and is one of the prestigious Grade 1 horse racing events of the year. It is for…

      • Victory for Nataroga at 1000 Guineas by: Editor

        May 6, 2008, 13:06

        Five years ago, Pascal Bary had pinned his hopes on Six Perfections to bring home a victory for him in the 1000 Guineas in 2003. But a small pilot error led to…

      • Victory for Wasted Tears by: Editor

        August 16, 2010, 11:27

        Del Mar Racecourse was buzzing with excitement as the running of the John C. Mabee Stakes got under way. An extremely talented field of competitors entered the…

      • Viewed - The New Melbourne Cup Champion by: Editor

        November 5, 2008, 09:08

        There were quite a few nervous moments before and during the running of the Melbourne Cup on Tuesday, as a great number of European horses were entered into…

      • Vineyard Haven Shines for Frankel by: Editor

        September 3, 2008, 11:03

        Trainer, Bobby Frankel enjoyed a very successful weekend at Saratoga Racecourse, leaving the meeting with eleven winning performances. First Defense gave an…

      • Virtual Horse Racing by: Editor

        March 17, 2007, 15:49

        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…

      • Virtual Horse Racing at the National Museum of Racing by: Editor

        April 9, 2007, 15:41

        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…

      • Want to Race? - Horse Racing by: Editor

        June 23, 2006, 16:37

        Magna Entertainment Corporation in Toronto needs a new honcho to run its horse racing business. The old CEO has handed in his papers. Tom Hodgson, who used to…

      • War of Attrition Victorious at Punchestown by: Editor

        October 20, 2008, 13:30

        On Thursday, the 16th of October 2008, Punchestown became the scene of an exciting showdown between two former Cheltenham Gold Cup champions. It was during the…

      • War Pass Takes the Lead by: Editor

        March 3, 2008, 10:33

        War Pass was born to run. He possesses the natural ability to take the lead and win races. With an already spotless career at the tender age of three, War Pass…

      • Watch Out for Babieca Noire! by: Editor

        February 13, 2008, 10:24

        It is not every day that a trainer has two young horses performing perfectly. Trainer, Spencer Knight, has been smiling from ear to ear because of the…

      • Well Armed rocks Dubai by: Editor

        March 30, 2009, 16:28

        Since its inauguration in 1996, the Dubai World Cup has become a prestigious international horse racing event that is held at the Nad Al Sheba Racecourse every…

      • Well Positioned: Another Pompa Champion by: Editor

        November 28, 2008, 11:15

        Paul Pompa and trainer Pat Reynolds have enjoyed a very successful working relationship. In the last few years Pompa seems to have been lucky when it comes to…

      • Who Can Compete for this Horse Racing Gold Mine? by: Editor

        June 19, 2006, 14:23

        No horse racing enthusiast, whether in the United States or anywhere else, can claim to be unaware of names such as Saratoga, Belmont and Aqueduct. The New…

      • Who is The Most Stylish Flat Race Jockey in Britain? by: Michael Richards

        November 9, 2010, 13:59

        Now that the question of who will be champion flat jockey has been resolved, it seems a good time to ask two different questions about jockeys. Firstly, what…

      • Why Cheltenham is Still Spring's Most Popular Event by: Clare Evans

        March 12, 2012, 12:40

        Long considered the jewel in the crown of National Hunt racing, the Cheltenham Festival and Cheltenham Gold Cup are as popular as ever with horse racing…

      • Why Horse Racing Enthusiasts are so Passionate about the Breeder’s Cup by: Editor

        October 30, 2006, 16:00

        Why do some horse racing events mean more to enthusiasts and punters than thousands of other races run all over the world throughout the racing calendar? Race…

      • Will Got Country Grip Set a Record? by: Editor

        April 18, 2008, 10:38

        Jimmy Maddox had traded 00 and two good fillies for Got Country Grip. Maddox had never seen the Paint horse before, and as his newly acquired horse stepped…

      • Will Horse Racing Be The Victim? by: Editor

        November 20, 2006, 12:52

        The contradictory pressure of real estate values, and cost containment, threaten the very existence of horse racing as a sport. Casinos are a common, but not…

      • Will Pyro Gain a Kentucky Derby Victory? by: Editor

        March 24, 2008, 14:10

        As the date for the anticipated Kentucky Derby draws closer, horses that are set to run in this magnificent racing event are being watched extremely closely.…

      • Winter Racing at Laurel Park by: Editor

        November 12, 2009, 09:19

        Laurel Park Racecourse and Pimlico Racecourse have always been viewed as one entity, but with the bankruptcy proceedings underway, of Magna Entertainment…

      • Wood Memorial 2010 Surprises by: Editor

        April 5, 2010, 14:26

        The Aqueduct Racetrack, located in New York, has been host to the Wood Memorial Stakes since 1925. This Grade 1 horse racing event was again run on Saturday, 3…

      • Woodward Victory for Curlin by: Editor

        September 2, 2008, 10:07

        The “Graveyard of Champions” legend of Saratoga Racecourse did not apply to Curlin on Saturday, 30 August 2008, as he soared into the lead to win the…

      • Workforce Takes the Arc by: Editor

        October 4, 2010, 12:08

        The Prix de l'Arc de Triomphe, or The Arc as it often referred to, is one of the most prestigious international racing events of the season. It is a Group 1…

      • Workforce, Investec Derby Candidate by: Editor

        June 7, 2010, 12:04

        On Saturday, 5 June 2010, the annual Investec Derby took place with a very surprising outcome. Amongst a host of worthy competitors, a talented horse racing…

      • World’s Best Racehorses Honored by: Editor

        December 9, 2013, 11:26

        Based on performance in selected races, three horses are chosen each year as Longines World's Best Racehorses. The top three racehorses for 2013 were honored…

      • Zarkava Magic at French 1000 Guineas by: Editor

        May 14, 2008, 12:59

        The French 1000 Guineas was held at Longchamp over the weekend, and as the field for the Poule d’Essai des Pouliches, started making their way to the…

      • Zarkava Takes One for the Fillies by: Editor

        October 8, 2008, 13:50

        The Prix de l’Arc de Triomphe was inaugurated in 1920 and is an annual horse racing event that takes place at the Longchamp Racecourse. This magnificent…

      • Zendt Hits 3000 by: Editor

        June 5, 2008, 10:04

        With more than thirty years of harness racing experience, Bill Zendt is a driver and trainer who has enjoyed abundant success at The Meadows. On Tuesday, 3…

      • Zenyatta Celebration – Honoring a Legend by: Editor

        October 6, 2011, 12:05

        Winner of the 2010 Eclipse Award for Horse of the Year, with 87% of the public's vote, Zenyatta was victorious in nineteen of the twenty races of her career,…

      • Zenyatta is Horse of the Year by: Editor

        January 20, 2011, 12:09

        It is said that Zenyatta will more than likely go down in the annals of horse racing history as one of the greatest female horses to have ever graced the…

      • Zenyatta Makes It 17 by: Editor

        June 14, 2010, 12:06

        Every year a number of top fillies and mares, three years old and older, make their way to the Hollywood Park Racecourse in California to participate in the…

      • Zenyatta Makes It Nineteen by: Editor

        October 12, 2010, 11:42

        Hollywood Park came alive with celebration and historical wonder as Zenyatta headed towards the finish line of her nineteenth career start and her nineteenth…

      • Zenyatta Still the People's Champion by: Editor

        November 8, 2010, 11:32

        The Breeders' Cup Classic was the race of the day on Saturday, 13 November 2010, and thousands of fans made their way into the Churchill Downs grounds to watch…

      • Zenyatta, The Unstoppable Filly by: Editor

        June 4, 2008, 11:57

        Zenyatta was born on 1 April 2004 and is the daughter of Street Cry and Vertigineux. She is owned by Jerome Moss and his wife, Ann, and is trained under the…

      • Zero Put Downs Due to Horse Racing Accidents by: Editor

        June 5, 2006, 14:47

        Complicated words such as euthanasia do little to take away the consummate and heart-rending tragedy of watching an injured animal put down after a sudden…

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      • Breeders’ Cup Classic Winner Mucho Macho Man by: Editor

        November 11, 2013, 10:06

        The 2013 Breeders' Cup World Championships celebrated its 30th anniversary on the first and second of November at http://www.horseracing.com/tracks/california/s…

      • Cheltenham Countdown by: Robert Holmes

        January 27, 2012, 12:00

        So here we are, seven weeks to the Festival – the holy grail for jump racing enthusiasts. Have we a clearer picture of which horses will turn up in their…

      • Hollywood Park Racetrack to Close by: Editor

        June 6, 2013, 10:29

        Located in Inglewood, California, Hollywood Park Racetrack was designed by well-known racetrack architect Arthur Froehlich, and was opened by the Hollywood…

      • National Museum of Racing Hall of Fame Finalists Announced by: Editor

        February 28, 2013, 11:15

        The National Museum of Racing has announced the finalists for the 2013 Hall of Fame ballot. The finalists were selected by the Hall of Fame Nominating…

      • Program to Boost NJ Standardbred Breeding by: Editor

        May 9, 2013, 09:40

        The New Jersey Assembly Regulatory Oversight and Gaming Committee earlier this week approved Assemblyman Ronald S. Dancer's proposal to increase the number of…

      • Racing Action Lineup for Thistledown Racecourse by: Editor

        October 11, 2012, 09:06

        Located in North Randall, Ohio, Thistledown Racecourse is gearing up for some top class racing tomorrow with the 26th running of the Best of Ohio series,…

      • Stobart Lester Award Nominations by: Editor

        February 2, 2012, 12:06

        Named in honor of legendary British flat racing Champion Jockey, Lester Piggott, the Stobart Lester Awards honor jockeys for a range of achievements at a…

      • VLTs Boost Ohio's Horse Racing Industry by: Editor

        January 27, 2014, 10:57

        Following a decade of slow and steady decline, the Ohio horse racing industry is reportedly picking up pace again, primarily as a result of funds generated by…

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      • 150th Queens Plate Stakes by: Editor

        June 22, 2009, 12:24

        On Sunday, 21 June 2009, the Canadian horse racing society come together at the Woodbine Racecourse, for one of the most prestigious events on their racing…

      • 2008 Hall of Fame Inductees by: Editor

        April 30, 2008, 18:40

        On the 4th of August 2008, at Saratoga Springs in New York, six new names will be added to distinguished list of people and horses who have made it into the…

      • 2009 Eclipse Awards Nominations by: Editor

        January 8, 2010, 11:00

        The Beverly Wilshire Hotel, located in Beverly Hills, California, will be the venue for the prestigious Eclipse Awards Ceremony on 18 January 2010. It will be…

      • 2010 Woolf Award Winner by: Editor

        February 22, 2010, 11:19

        When visiting the Santa Anita Paddock Gardens visitors will find two breathtaking sculptures. One is of George Woolf, and the other is of his most treasured…

      • 2011 Durban July Results by: Editor

        July 4, 2011, 10:46

        As the sun rose over Greyville Racecourse on Saturday, 2 July 2011, the track was already bustling with activity, with trainers and grooms getting horses ready…

      • 2011 Travers Stakes by: Editor

        September 1, 2011, 10:57

        The historical Travers Stakes was inaugurated in 1864 and was named after the then Saratoga Racing Association president, William R. Travers. Not only was the…

      • 400 Years of Horse Racing History by: Editor

        March 30, 2006, 10:47

        The Newmarket area in London has witnessed horse racing since the 17th century. It continues to be a major center for the sport of horce racing and horse…

      • 5000th Win for Desormeaux by: Editor

        July 29, 2008, 10:40

        Sunday, the 27th of July 2008, was a special race day for Kent Desormeaux, as he waited in the starting gates for the seventh race of the day at the

      • A Good Friday Date for Horse Racing Lovers by: Editor

        April 12, 2006, 16:31

        Visits to stables help punters get free horse racing tips from stable hands, riders, trainers and owners, who they do not get chances to meet during event…

      • A Horse Racing Legend Moves On by: Editor

        February 16, 2007, 09:33

        He passed on as he lived in horse racing - with dignity and surrounded by admirers. Twenty-seven is a good age for a horse, but that does not reduce anyone’s…

      • A Horse Racing Lesson from the Americas to the World by: Editor

        August 7, 2006, 10:04

        Horse racing will now bring the Americas closer together! Top events in the United States will be relayed live to folk in Peru, Venezuela and Brazil, thanks to…

      • A look at the Lake Placid Stakes by: Editor

        August 24, 2009, 13:08

        The Lake Placid Stakes is a Grade 2 event for three year old fillies that is held at the Saratoga Racecourse in Saratoga Springs. It has a purse of 0 000…

      • A Perfect Run for Zenyatta by: Editor

        November 9, 2009, 09:32

        It was a memorable Breeder’s Cup for Santa Anita Racecourse and there was much to celebrate. Not only did every competitor return home safely, with not one…

      • A Reign of 250 Years Ends in British Horse Racing History by: Editor

        April 1, 2006, 11:38

        April 2006 is a watershed year for British horse racing, as a new regulator takes charge of the sport in Great Britain.

      • A Thought for the Driver by: Editor

        August 14, 2006, 11:33

        Many believe that jockeys are grossly undervalued and taken for granted in the world of horse racing. Bookmakers never lose, and owners always have another…

      • Acclamation Reigns Supreme by: Editor

        August 29, 2011, 10:26

        The Del Mar Racecourse in California is the host of the annual running of the Pacific Classic Stakes, which is an event for horses that are three years old, or…

      • All Eyes on I Want Revenge by: Editor

        April 2, 2009, 14:41

        The Wood Memorial is a Grade 1 horse racing event that will take place at the Aqueduct Racecourse on Saturday, 4 April 2009 and has a purse amount of 0 000.…

      • American National Stake Elimination Results by: Editor

        September 11, 2008, 09:58

        A total of 21 fillies were entered in the American National Stake elimination rounds, making it necessary to schedule a trio of elimination rounds to determine…

      • An Urgent Need for a Technology Injection - Horse Racing by: Editor

        April 9, 2006, 13:54

        Aintree, near Liverpool is a place steeped in history. The race course is a highlight of this quaint village, and the Grand National, a top annual event here…

      • And the Winner is… Harlem Rocker! by: Editor

        July 15, 2008, 14:33

        On Sunday 13 July 2008, a field of seven horses got ready for the running of the 0 000 Prince of Wales Stakes. Known as the second leg of the Canadian…

      • Another Chance after Cheltenham by: Editor

        June 30, 2006, 10:25

        Punters done in at last week's Cheltenham festival, or those of us from the US who did not surface in time to take part in online betting by satellite, have…

      • Another Victory for Eight Belles by: Editor

        April 9, 2008, 11:57

        Eight Belles was born with the right genes, and since January 2008 she has been proving that she is the next racing wonder to look out for. After a thrilling…

      • ANZAC Day Horse Racing Meet offers Something Special by: Editor

        April 21, 2006, 10:09

        The Easter Carnival is just over at Australia's at Royal Randwick Racecourse near Sydney. The next horse racing meet is on Tuesday April 25th which is a public…

      • Aqueduct Racecourse Makeover by: Editor

        July 2, 2008, 14:31

        The Aqueduct Racecourse in Queens, New York, is a part of the city’s history as it was officially opened in 1894. During 1959 the track was rebuilt, and over…

      • Arlington Million Time by: Editor

        August 6, 2009, 10:13

        The Arlington Million horse racing event was introduced to the racing industry, not so long ago. It has however grown and developed into one of the most…

      • Art Official Rocks Meadowlands Pace by: Editor

        July 22, 2008, 13:00

        On Saturday, the 19th of July 2008, the Meadowlands Pace took place in New Jersey for the twenty-eighth year. Indeed, the .1 million harness racing event was…

      • Artless Takes On California Sire Stakes by: Editor

        November 4, 2008, 08:17

        Artless was bred by Desomer Stables, and with Steve Desomer as driver, and Vickie Desomer as trainer, the beautiful gelding has a very promising future in…

      • Asmussen Sets Winning Record by: Editor

        November 25, 2008, 10:15

        It can be said that Steve Asmussen was born to train horses, and prepared from a young age for the challenges of the horse racing industry. His experience and…

      • Authorities Take a Serious Look at Whips by: Editor

        April 2, 2008, 12:51

        Tension and heated debates have started up again in the horse racing industry, in regard to the use of whips. Some see whips as an essential racing tool if…

      • Barbaro...our new hope! - Horse Racing by: Editor

        May 8, 2006, 09:24

        "Oh boy, is this great?" That's what Kent Dorfman said in Animal House many years ago. And it's that same adage that could be said right now about the…

      • Basin Banannie – Indiana-Bred Horse of the Year by: Editor

        January 16, 2008, 12:20

        In the world of horse racing, top honors means receiving the Horse of the Year Award. Horses, owners, trainers and jockeys throw their hearts and efforts into…

      • Bauer In The Clear by: Editor

        December 8, 2008, 11:23

        It has been a very tiring and nerve-wracking week for the connections of the Melbourne Cup runner up, Bauer. Racing Victoria Ltd announced that an investigation…

      • Bay Meadows Racecourse Closes Down by: Editor

        May 13, 2008, 13:53

        Bay Meadows Racecourse in San Mateo County, opened for the first time in 1934. It is one of the oldest racetracks, and it is rich in history and fond memories…

      • Believe You Can Out, Grace Hall Favorite for Saratoga’s Alabama  by: Editor

        August 16, 2012, 08:39

        Fans are no doubt disappointed by the news that Believe You Can will not be running Saturday's Grade 1 Alabama at Saratoga Race Course. Trainer Larry Jones…

      • Belmont Stakes Goes on as NYRA Restructured by: Editor

        May 24, 2012, 07:54

        As competitors prepare for the third and final leg of the US Triple Crown, the Belmont Stakes, taking place on June 7 at Belmont Park in Elmont, New York, the…

      • Belmont Stakes Review by: Editor

        June 9, 2009, 14:24

        There was a lot of excitement leading up to this weekend’s Belmont Stakes race, but few could have predicted the final outcome of the event. With jockey…

      • Betfair Boost for King George by: Editor

        December 10, 2008, 08:06

        Everyone in horse racing knows that sponsorships are crucial to the major horse racing events, as purses are increased through monetary support. The Ascot…

      • Betfair Hurdle Preview by: Robert Holmes

        February 13, 2012, 12:33

        Rescheduled for Friday 17th Feb. Formerly known as the Totesport Trophy, the Betfair Hurdle is one of the most competitive handicaps in the calendar and this…

      • Big Brown Retires by: Editor

        October 15, 2008, 12:24

        The moment thousands of horse racing fans had been looking forward to, would have taken place next weekend at the Breeders' Cup Classic, hosted by Santa Anita…

      • Big Brown Team Turns Down Curlin Face-off by: Editor

        August 15, 2008, 13:06

        Its a moment that everyone has been hoping for, to see the 2007 Horse of the Year, Curlin, face-off against the racing power house Big Brown. But unfortunately,…

      • Big Brown Victorious at Haskell Invitational by: Editor

        August 6, 2008, 12:46

        On Sunday, 3 August 2008, more than forty thousand fans made their way to Monmouth Park Racecourse to watch the 41st running of the million Haskell…

      • Big Brown Victorious at Monmouth Stakes by: Editor

        September 16, 2008, 09:46

        The Breeder’s Cup Classic will take place on 25 October 2008, and on Saturday, 13 September 2008, Big Brown competed in his last racing event before getting…

      • Big Cap goes to Einstein by: Editor

        March 9, 2009, 12:13

        Spectators could not wait to see some of their favorite jockeys in action, as six big names descended on the Santa Anita Park Racecourse, to participate in the…

      • Big Purse Bonanza for Railway Stakes by: Editor

        August 21, 2008, 15:25

        Everyone in horse racing knows that the biggest names in the industry can usually be found at the racing events that carry the biggest purses. Not only does…

      • Bill to Boost Industry in New Jersey by: Editor

        February 3, 2011, 13:25

        New Jersey is home to numerous legendary racecourses such as Monmouth Park and Meadowlands Racecourse. This means that the state lures thousands of horses to…

      • Black Caviar Delivers at Randwick by: Editor

        April 11, 2011, 10:00

        Randwick Racecourse in Sydney, Australia, was the host of the 2011 TJ Smith Stakes on Saturday, 9 April 2011 – a racing spectacular that had all spectators…

      • Black Jack Ketchum Bids Farewell to Racing by: Editor

        April 4, 2008, 10:28

        As the Aintree Grand National kicks off there will be one contender missing from the cards, Black Jack Ketchum. Unlike his outlaw cowboy namesake, Thomas…

      • Blame Takes the Whitney by: Editor

        August 9, 2010, 11:09

        It most certainly looks like winning fillies such as Rachel Alexandra and Zenyatta will have extremely difficult competition in the future, as a magnificent…

      • Bold Chieftain Rules Supreme by: Editor

        February 2, 2010, 11:33

        The Sunshine Millions Classic was inaugurated in 1981, and is hosted by at Santa Anita Park Racecourse. It is an event for four-year-old horses and older, and…

      • Boost for Ayr Gold Cup Festival by: Editor

        September 8, 2008, 13:31

        The John Smith’s Ayr Gold Cup Festival is being held from the 18th to the 20th of September 2008 at the Ayr Racecourse in the United Kingdom. A massive crowd…

      • Breeders’ Cup Results by: Editor

        October 28, 2008, 10:27

        Santa Anita Park Racecourse has been hosting horse racing events since 1934. And this past weekend, it was once again host to one of the biggest horse racing…

      • Bucking a Trend - Horse Racing by: Editor

        April 10, 2006, 13:59

        The British Horseracing Regulatory Authority and the Irish Turf Club will defy a large section of public opinion that considers steeplechases and making horses…

      • Bulwark takes Chester Roodee Racecourse by Surprise by: Editor

        May 12, 2008, 13:13

        On Wednesday, 7 May 2008, approximately eighteen thousand spectators filled the Chester Roodee Racecourse in anticipation of the Chester Cup. Bustling with…

      • California Bans Steroids by: Editor

        July 23, 2008, 10:39

        The announcement that the California Horse Racing Board had come to a unanimous decision to ban anabolic steroid use did not surprise many, and horse racing…

      • Canadian Hall of Fame Nominees by: Editor

        May 9, 2008, 08:48

        On the 20th of May, the names of the inductees to the Canadian Horse Racing Hall of Fame will be announced. Until then, the twenty-two nominees will have to…

      • Caracciola Shines at Cesarewitch by: Editor

        October 21, 2008, 11:02

        On Saturday, 18 October 2008, during the Champions Day at Newmarket Racecourse, an eleven year old horse racing veteran proved that he still had what it takes…

      • Cartier Racing Award Celebrations by: Editor

        November 19, 2009, 09:01

        On 17 November 2009, the nineteenth Cartier Racing Awards ceremony took place at the Claridge Hotel, Mayfair. This prestigious event awards those in the horse…

      • Casino Drive Overwhelms Competition in the Peter Pan Stakes by: Editor

        May 13, 2008, 14:11

        No-one has more faith in Casino Drive, than his owner, Hidetoshi Yamamoto, and his trainer, Kazuo Fujisawa. Together, they have carefully and slowly nurtured…

      • Champion Stakes Claimed by New Approach by: Editor

        October 21, 2008, 11:09

        Not many horses have the opportunity to retire from racing at the top of their game. New Approach was scheduled for retirement after the Champion Stakes no…

      • Changes in the Fairmount Park Season by: Editor

        April 16, 2008, 12:41

        In the last few years, many racetracks have felt the pinch in regard to states and tracks that have combined casinos with racing and been able to increase…

      • Charles Town Classic Stakes by: Editor

        April 14, 2009, 15:50

        The city of Charles Town is located in Jefferson County, West Virginia. It is home to a flourishing horse racing community, and everyone has been waiting in…

      • Cheltenham Festival excitement by: Editor

        March 12, 2009, 11:24

        The Cheltenham Festival kicked off in high gear on Tuesday, 10 March 2009, and with this magnificent jumps racing event being halfway through, the festival has…

      • Cheltenham Festival finishes in style by: Editor

        March 16, 2009, 16:44

        On Friday, 13 March 2009, the prestigious Cheltenham Festival came to a close, and if spectators thought the first two days of racing was exciting, the last…

      • Chester Cup celebration for Hill by: Editor

        May 11, 2009, 14:27

        One of the horse racing events in Great Britain, which is looked forward to by spectators and trainers, is the Chester Cup. On Wednesday, 6 May 2009, it was…

      • China Welcomes Back Horse Racing by: Editor

        November 26, 2008, 09:55

        When the communist party took control of China in 1949 all forms of gambling, including horse racing, were banned from the country. In 1997, the British ruled…

      • Cigar Mile Disappointment for Harlem Rocker by: Editor

        December 2, 2008, 11:17

        Aqueduct Racecourse, in New York, is known to host some of the best horse racing events on the racing calendar and Saturday, 29 November 2008, was no different.…

      • Clear Skies for Deep Sky by: Editor

        June 3, 2008, 10:01

        On Sunday, 1 June 2008, a jockey by the name of Hirofumi Shii enjoyed a historical victory at the Japan Derby in front of more than a hundred thousand…

      • Cloud of Uncertainty Hangs Over Thomas by: Editor

        December 3, 2008, 11:06

        When Ruby Walsh was in hospital, the responsibility of riding some of the big names in the Paul Nicholls’ stable fell to Sam Thomas. Thomas has already…

      • Commentator Leaves Field Speechless by: Editor

        July 29, 2008, 10:10

        Most horses that are seven years of age have been retired from racing. Firstly, because they are used for stud and secondly, it seems that the older some…

      • Comply or Die takes John Smith’s Grand National by: Editor

        April 8, 2008, 11:51

        Every ticket to the John Smiths’ Grand National race held at Aintree was sold out long before the race started. It is estimated that another six hundred…

      • Concern over Hendra Outbreak by: Editor

        July 7, 2011, 11:56

        As the July Grafton racing carnival kicks off, officials are doing all they can to reassure the public and the horse racing community that there is no need for…

      • Course Changes for Grand National by: Editor

        August 18, 2011, 12:58

        Aintree Racecourse has taken a serious look at their course for the Grand National and has made changes to increase the safety to both the equine competitors,…

      • Curlin – Horse of the Year at Eclipse Awards by: Editor

        January 30, 2008, 09:37

        Just over a year ago no one would have guessed that the beautiful male horse, getting ready for his first racing start, would be outperforming many of his…

      • Curlin Still in Top Form by: Editor

        June 19, 2008, 10:56

        On Saturday, Curlin once again proved that he deserves his Horse of the Year title. He has not raced on United States soil for a few months now, and after a…

      • Curlin to Retire by: Editor

        November 18, 2008, 13:02

        This year has been marked with a number of memorable horses being retired for various reasons, in all the different sectors of the horse racing industry. Names…

      • Darley Reduces Stallion Fees by: Editor

        October 30, 2008, 09:57

        Breeders and auctioneers have been feeling the pinch of the economy lately, as is seen by the decrease in sales averages at yearling sales this year. The sales…

      • Darley Stud to buy Australian Breeding Empire by: Editor

        March 26, 2008, 09:48

        The Ingham family name is synonymous with horse racing in Australia. It is an empire that was built over forty years in the business, and grew to be one of…

      • Date Set For Canadian Winter Mixed Sale by: Editor

        November 12, 2008, 11:08

        The Ontario Division of the Canadian Thoroughbred Horse Society act as representatives for the breeders that live in the Ontario region of Canada. They strive…

      • Deep Impact Foals Shine at Japan Sale by: Editor

        July 17, 2008, 10:45

        The Japan Racing Horse Association had been very reserved on commenting on their July select sale, which started on Tuesday, 15 July 2008. Due to the very slow…

      • Delightful News of Online Horse Racing from Keeneland by: Editor

        April 6, 2006, 17:28

        Who would not like to follow horse racing from Keeneland? You can follow the 2006 season, starting right away, at the famed Lexington in Kentucky, no matter…

      • Denman Honored as Horse of the Year by: Editor

        May 15, 2008, 10:27

        In 2006, the British Horseracing Board and the Irish Turf Club joined forces to present an awards evening that honored the performances and contributions that…

      • Denman vs Kauto Star by: Editor

        November 13, 2008, 09:12

        Ruby Walsh is a very successful Irish jockey, who has ridden some of the most talented horses of our time. And many punters were thrilled when this racing…

      • Derby Success for Dialled In by: Editor

        April 4, 2011, 10:19

        Gulfstream Park in Florida is home to the Florida Derby that was inaugurated in 1952. This annual Grade 1 event is hosted for three-year-old horses and has a…

      • Deweycheatumnhowe Victorious in Futurity by: Editor

        October 10, 2008, 11:57

        Trainer and co-owner of Deweycheatumnhowe, Ray Schnittker, was also his driver during the Kentucky Futurity heats. He has always been very vocal on the fact…

      • Disappointment as Triple Honour Withdraws from Epsom by: Editor

        October 3, 2008, 12:57

        One of the major horse racing events during the Sydney Spring Carnival is the Epsom Handicap. This racing event is held every year at the Randwick Racecourse…

      • Disqualification Gives Cowboy Cal the Win by: Editor

        October 14, 2008, 10:45

        The Grade 3 0,000 Bryan Station Stakes took place on Sunday, 12 October 2008, at the Keeneland Racecourse and was a horse racing event that had a wonderful…

      • Double Edged Sword by: Editor

        September 23, 2007, 18:16

        Missoula authorities that thought of stopping horse racing have second thoughts. Horse racing lovers bring in dollars to the County Fair Grounds, and form the…

      • Double Loss for Racing Industry by: Editor

        September 30, 2010, 12:31

        The 28th of September 2010 will remain a date few members of the horse racing industry will ever forget. Two breathtaking careers came to a sudden end, and…

      • Dubai Horse Racing - Electrifying Horse Racing at Dubai by: Editor

        March 30, 2006, 12:16

        Brass Hat must be still wondering what happened last Saturday (March 25, 2006), as Frankie Dettori took Electrocutionist past the entire field in the final…

      • Dubai World Cup Victory for Curlin by: Editor

        April 1, 2008, 14:16

        While the ladies who attended the Dubai World Cup at the Nad Al Sheba Racecourse were showing off their fashionable designs, in hopes of winning first place,…

      • Duke of Marmalade finds Success at Royal Ascot by: Editor

        June 20, 2008, 10:53

        Trainer Aiden O’Brian and jockey Johnny Murtagh have enjoyed a very successful Royal Ascot campaign this year. With Henrythenavigator winning the Group 1 St…

      • Duke of Marmalade Makes it Five by: Editor

        August 27, 2008, 15:58

        Aiden O’Brian had a lot to be proud of on Saturday, 23 August 2008, as Duke of Marmalade thundered towards the wire to secure his fifth consecutive Group 1…

      • Durban July Results by: Editor

        July 9, 2009, 10:06

        On Saturday, 4 July 2009, the Greyville Racecourse in Durban, South Africa, came alive with spectacular fashion and world class live horse racing. It is…

      • EHV-1 Scare at San Miguel County Fairgrounds by: Editor

        May 26, 2011, 13:07

        It is the second time that San Miguel County Fairgrounds has closed its doors and cancelled all racing and equine related events in a quarter century. The San…

      • Electrocution Horror at Newbury by: Editor

        February 15, 2011, 12:59

        With the Cheltenham Festival drawing nearer, races to test the endurance and strength of horses are vital to trainers and owners. Newbury was gearing up for a…

      • Ellis Park is Open for Business by: Editor

        July 9, 2008, 10:54

        The Ellis Park Racecourse has been a part of horse racing history in Kentucky since as far back as 1922. Although wagering and features such as starting gates…

      • Elusive Bluff Claims Pilgrim by: Editor

        October 3, 2008, 13:11

        The Pilgrim Stakes was supposed to take place on Sunday, at Belmont Park Racecourse, but had to be postponed due to bad weather. On Wednesday, the contenders…

      • Enjoying the Royal Ascot by: Editor

        June 18, 2009, 10:28

        On the 16th of June 2009, another five days of racing excitement kicked off, that continues through to Saturday the 20th of June 2009. The Royal Ascot is one…

      • Epsom Derby Racing Results by: Editor

        June 10, 2008, 09:59

        While the Belmont Stakes organizers were gearing up for one of the biggest racing events on the horse racing calendar, the second day of the Epsom Derby, also…

      • Euroears a Hot New Favorite by: Editor

        January 24, 2011, 11:03

        Euroears is now a seven-year-old veteran of the horse racing industry, and was bred in Kentucky. He began his career with six magnificent consecutive victories,…

      • European Horse Of The Year Nominees by: Editor

        November 14, 2008, 09:30

        Since the year 1991, the European Horse of the Year award, has fallen in with the hosting of the Cartier Racing Awards, and is seen as one of the most…

      • Exciting Upgrade of Hoosier Park by: Editor

        October 12, 2007, 11:50

        Hoosier Park in Anderson, Indiana, was opened in 1994 as the first pari-mutuel horse racing business in Indiana. Hoosier Park started off as a standardbred…

      • Fasig-Tipton under the Hammer by: Editor

        April 14, 2008, 10:47

        William B. Fasig and Edward A. Tipton established the Fasig-Tipton Company in 1898, with its original headquarters being in New York City. In 1972, the…

      • Field of Seven to Compete in Woodward Stakes at Saratoga by: Editor

        August 30, 2012, 09:01

        The annual Grade 1 Woodward Stakes at Saratoga has a field of seven running the distance of 1 1/8 miles, with Mucho Macho Man favored to win what will be his…

      • Fighting Spirit of Lough Derg by: Editor

        February 24, 2009, 09:57

        When it comes to jaw-dropping good looks, near perfect confirmation and champion genes, Lough Derg was not blessed with any of them. Yet somehow, something in…

      • First And Final Bow For Somebeachsomewhere At Woodbine by: Editor

        November 19, 2008, 10:54

        In harness racing, there are a number of horses that have become champions, and have retired with wonderful horse racing careers to their names. One of the…

      • First Defense Dominates Forego Handicap by: Editor

        September 2, 2008, 09:55

        First Defense had won at Belmont Park Racecourse in June and then came second in the A.G. Vanderbilt just over a month later. Trainer Bobby Frankel was a…

      • First Makybe Diva Foal Goes on Sale by: Editor

        July 25, 2008, 13:23

        Makybe Diva is known to everyone in Australasia and seen as one of the most legendary racehorses of her time. It was a heartbreaking moment for fans and owner…

      • First Partner Chosen for Zenyatta by: Editor

        January 27, 2011, 12:47

        As the news that the first stallion to cover Zenyatta was released, competitions guessing the name of the new foal had already begun. Many fans of Zenyatta…

      • Flashpoint Overwhelms Competitors by: Editor

        February 28, 2011, 10:31

        The very first Hutcheson Stakes was run on 31 March 1954 and has been a grand fixture at the Gulfstream Park Racecourse ever since. It is a Grade II event that…

      • Force 3 for Horse Racing on Television by: Editor

        April 8, 2006, 13:49

        Three giants have come together for mega entertainment value for followers of horse racing.

      • Forced retirement for Takeover Target by: Editor

        July 13, 2009, 10:38

        Hollywood has their work cut out for them, as bringing the life story of an Australian wonder to the big screen is not going to be an easy task. There is no…

      • Fortune Finds Victory with Lucarno by: Editor

        July 14, 2008, 10:58

        One of the most anticipated races at the Newmarket Racecourse in the United Kingdom, during July, is the Princess of Wales’s Stakes. Run over a distance of 2…

      • Frankel #1 in World Thoroughbred Racehorse Rankings  by: Editor

        December 20, 2012, 09:23

        Compiled annually by the International Federation of Horseracing Authorities (IFHA), the World Thoroughbred Racehorse Rankings assess all horses rated at 115…

      • Frankel Shines at British Champions Day by: Editor

        October 17, 2011, 10:38

        Punted as the richest day in British horse racing, the inaugural British Champions Day at Ascot on Saturday 15 October attracted close to 27,000 spectators,…

      • Frankel Wins Sussex Stakes, Heads for Juddmonte International by: Editor

        August 2, 2012, 08:04

        Cruising across the finish line by six lengths at 1/20, Frankel made racing history on the first day of August as the first horse to win two runnings of the…

      • Galileo's Filly Fetches Record Price by: Editor

        October 14, 2013, 10:15

        Retired to stud in October 2001, the racehorse Galileo continues to make the news from time to time, the most recent being related to the price tag of a filly…

      • Game On Dude Classic Favorite as Pre-entered Contestants Announced by: Editor

        October 25, 2012, 09:42

        Set to take place on 2-3 November, and televised live on both NBC and the NBC Sports Network, The Breeders' Cup has 180 pre-entered contestants for the event…

      • Gavin Cook Crowned World Amateur Champ by: Editor

        May 23, 2008, 10:36

        The 2008 World Cup of Amateur Racing came to a nail-biting end at Meadowlands on Wednesday, the 21st of May 2008. It is an event that lured twelve of the…

      • Gearing up for the Lane’s End Stakes by: Editor

        March 19, 2009, 14:37

        The Turfway Park racecourse in Kentucky is buzzing with activity as stewards and racecourse officials go through their paces to ensure that everything is…

      • Geelong disappointment by: Editor

        April 17, 2009, 12:56

        Australia only has three synthetic racecourses, of which Geeling ThoroughTrack is one. And when a synthetic track begins to cause problems, it affects everyone…

      • Gentle Romeo Dominates at Santa Anita by: Editor

        October 16, 2008, 12:42

        Gentle Romeo was born in 2004, on River Edge Farm, bred by his owners, Marty Wygod, his wife and daughter. Gentle Romeo was sired by Benchmark and Quiet…

      • Genuine Risk Leaves a Legacy Behind by: Editor

        August 20, 2008, 10:29

        It is always difficult to say good-bye to a legend, especially after they have made horse racing history and left behind memories of awe and wonder. The news…

      • Georgian Downs Heads for Success by: Editor

        October 27, 2011, 10:43

        Canadian horse racing track Georgian Downs battled against a number of adverse conditions in their spring racing season. As was the case with a number of other…

      • Get Stormy Victorious at Keeneland by: Editor

        October 19, 2009, 12:04

        It seems that Get Stormy was just a little bit of a late developer, as he has been going into his latest events with more determination, and leaving with more…

      • Giant Oaks Gains a Victory by: Editor

        November 29, 2010, 13:36

        Not only is the Clark Handicap a notable Grade II thoroughbred racing event on the racing calendar but it is also a part of the history of the Churchill Downs…

      • Glory at Hoosier Park by: Editor

        June 17, 2008, 14:48

        The Hoosier Cup Night takes place on 28 June 2008 at the Hoosier Park Racecourse. The total purses for the evening are estimated at over million and the…

      • Golden Gate Fields’ New Track Surface by: Editor

        November 9, 2007, 12:44

        The California Horse Racing Board has demanded that its five biggest horse racing tracks have synthetic track surfaces installed before the end of 2007 if they…

      • Golden Victory for Mast Track by: Editor

        July 1, 2008, 11:34

        The Hollywood Gold Cup took place at Hollywood Park on Saturday, 28 June 2008. With Heatseeker being scratched on Friday, injured with a massively swollen…

      • Goldencents Heads for Kentucky Derby by: Editor

        April 11, 2013, 09:50

        Run at Churchill Downs over a distance of one and a quarter miles, the Kentucky Derby is a Grade I stakes race open to three-year-old Thoroughbreds. The race…

      • Goldikova Takes Cartier Award by: Editor

        November 18, 2010, 11:55

        Cartier Jewelers established the Cartier Racing Awards in 1991, and it has become one of the most prestigious award events in Britain. They are awarded to…

      • Goodwood Gears Up by: Editor

        April 18, 2008, 10:29

        Goodwood Racecourse has always had an air or royalty surrounding it since the days when the Duke of Richmond III brought horse racing to Goodwood for the…

      • Great Come Back for Positive Response by: Editor

        March 7, 2011, 11:06

        The John Battaglia Memorial Stakes was inaugurated at the Turfway Park Racecourse as a preparation race for the Lane's End Stakes in 1982. It is held on a dirt…

      • Great Leighs is Unveiled by: Editor

        April 24, 2008, 11:50

        Not many people are fortunate enough to see their dreams become a reality. John Holmes had the dream of building a racecourse in Essex, and once the British…

      • Halfway to Heaven another Feather in O’Brian’s Cap by: Editor

        August 5, 2008, 09:55

        It seems to be the year for Aiden O’Brian, as he raked in his seventeenth Group 1 victory with Halfway To Heaven on Sunday, 3 August 2008, at the Nassau…

      • Hall of Fame Honor for Edgar Prado by: Editor

        August 4, 2008, 14:48

        Edgar Prado was selected to be inducted into the National Museum of Racing Hall of Fame on 21 April 2008, with the induction ceremony to be held on 4 August…

      • Hannon Creates Millionaires by: Editor

        October 1, 2008, 10:35

        Just outside of Dublin, Ireland, is the town of Kildare, which is home to one of the most historic racecourses in the country. Horse racing has been hosted by…

      • Harness Racing Awards for 2013 Season by: Editor

        February 24, 2014, 08:58

        Three-year-old filly trotter Bee A Magician made a big impression at the 2013 Dan Patch Awards banquet at Dover Downs on Sunday February 23, where she was…

      • Harness Racing Community Mourns by: Editor

        April 14, 2011, 12:43

        It had started as a fun evening at the races followed by festivities, but the joy and excitement turned into tragedy in the early hours of Monday morning, 11…

      • Harness Racing Records Broken by: Editor

        November 21, 2008, 11:53

        As with rules, they say, records were also made to be broken, and in the harness racing industry there were two records that had remained untouched since the…

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        August 2, 2010, 12:15

        With a m purse to be won, the Haskell Invitational Handicap is one of the premier horse racing events on the racing calendar. Inaugurated in 1968, the race…

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        August 1, 2011, 10:55

        The Haskell Invitational Handicap, or Resorts & Hotel Haskell Invitational, was inaugurated in 1968 in honor of Amory Haskell, the former director of Monmouth…

      • Hastings Surprise For Horse Racing Industry by: Editor

        October 30, 2008, 10:11

        Originally known as the East Park Racecourse, Hastings Racecourse opened for business in 1889, and has continued the tradition of horse racing and spectacular…

      • Havre de Grace Wins Woodward, Aims for Beldame by: Editor

        September 8, 2011, 11:58

        Horseracing enthusiasts no doubt remember the 2009 Woodward Stakes at Saratoga, where Rachel Alexandra thundered over the finish line becoming the first filly…

      • Hear the Echo Takes Charge by: Editor

        March 28, 2008, 09:07

        No matter how many times spectators are warned that anything can happen during a racing event, they never seem to believe that a huge upset is possible until…

      • Heatseeker Bows Out by: Editor

        July 4, 2008, 12:27

        There were many disappointed fans and spectators at Hollywood Park last weekend, as Heatseeker was scratched from the 0 000 Hollywood Gold Cup on the day…

      • Hendra Virus Scare in Brisbane by: Editor

        July 10, 2008, 10:52

        The Hendra Virus strikes fear in the hearts of every Australian horse owner and trainer, as it is a deadly virus that not only targets horses but can also be a…

      • Hennessy Gold Cup Entries by: Editor

        November 7, 2008, 10:40

        The Hennessy Gold Cup will take place on Saturday, 29 November 2008, at the Newbury Racecourse and is one of the most popular Grade 3 National Hunt horse…

      • Henrythenavigator Suffers Unfortunate Defeat by: Editor

        September 9, 2008, 09:47

        Up until now Henrythenavigator has run some exciting first place finishes. But his ability to turn up the turf at top speeds does not translate so well to mud,…

      • Homeland Security Standards for UK Horse Racing by: Editor

        April 5, 2006, 17:20

        The John Smith's Grand National, which is part of the Aintree Festival in Merseyside in the UK, is so popular a horse racing event that the local police hedge…

      • Hong Kong Sprint Disappointment by: Editor

        December 17, 2008, 10:00

        As the thirteen competitors entered the starting gate for the Cathay Pacific Hong Kong Sprint, many had backed the racing sensation from Australia, Apache Cat.…

      • Hoosier Cadillac Wins at Hoosier Park by: Editor

        July 8, 2008, 10:06

        Hoosier Park came alive with horse racing action on Saturday, 5 July 2008, with thirteen racing events on the race card. Spectators filled the stands to…

      • Horse Racing Montana - Bad News for Horse Racing  by: Editor

        March 30, 2006, 12:21

        The financial monopoly of Mather and Company has driven a nail in to Flathead Horse Racing. The County Board, after much controversy, has unanimously voted to…

      • Horse Racing Resumes In Italy by: Editor

        November 11, 2008, 08:10

        It has been a month since the racecourses in Italy filled with spectators, that horsemen scurried around the stables preparing horses and racecourse officials…

      • Horse Racing Returns to Boise, Idaho by: Editor

        April 11, 2006, 14:04

        Horse racing enthusiasts had a bad time during the 2005 season due to an interruption in live events at Boise in Idaho. Lariat Productions, which had operated…

      • Horse Racing Track Dixon California - Horse Racing by: Editor

        March 30, 2006, 12:25

        Horse racing lovers will always welcome news of another venue under construction, so confirmation that Magna Entertainment Corporation will soon have a new…

      • Incredible Horse Racing Deal from Saratoga by: Editor

        June 22, 2006, 15:56

        Though horse racing in ancient times was the sport of kings, it is a democratic right in the United States of today. Owning one horse is special enough, but…

      • Inglis Yearling Sale Success by: Editor

        April 23, 2008, 11:09

        The last few days at the Inglis Yearling Sale have been electrifying to say the least. Trainers, bloodstock agents and owners descended on the sale with…

      • Inglorious Takes Queen's Plate by: Editor

        June 27, 2011, 10:43

        Inaugurated in 1860, the Queen's Plate is a thoroughbred horse racing event that is the oldest in Canada's racing history. It is run over a distance of one and…

      • Ireland Horse Racing Proposes 2 Day Declaration System by: Editor

        April 2, 2006, 13:02

        The British Horse Racing Regulatory Authority has agreed to consider a proposal from its Irish horse racing constituent, to implement a 2-day declaration…

      • Iris De Balme Speeds into the Spotlight by: Editor

        April 22, 2008, 12:13

        When trainer, Sean Curran, and owner, Lee Power, entered Iris De Balme into the Coral Scottish Grand National at Ayr, which took place on Saturday, all they…

      • Irridescence Triumphs at Hong Kong Horse Racing by: Editor

        May 10, 2006, 10:43

        South Africa is emerging as a serious horse racing country with several horses worth following. Irridescence, a horse with strong South African links emerged…

      • It’s a Bird Flies Away with Million Classic by: Editor

        January 28, 2009, 09:59

        The Sunshine Millions Classic was inaugurated in 1981 and has been a horse racing event that has witnessed magnificent victories, unexpected triumphs and…

      • Jardin Takes a Splashing Victory by: Editor

        July 28, 2008, 12:11

        The weather for the opening day at Saratoga Racecourse on Wednesday, 23 July 2008, was not playing along, with intermittent showers plaguing the day and…

      • Jessamine Stakes Victory for Laragh by: Editor

        October 13, 2008, 13:43

        On Thursday, 9 October 2008, the last racing event of the Breeder’s Cup Classic Challenge Series that gains the winning horse automatic entry into this…

      • Jockey Gary Stevens Continues Winning Streak by: Editor

        September 30, 2013, 11:00

        Hall of Fame jockey Gary Stevens added five victories to his already impressive string of achievements this past weekend at Santa Anita. He started off on…

      • Jumps Racing Season Starts At Warwick by: Editor

        November 17, 2008, 10:41

        Near the breathtaking Warwick Castle, lies a historic horse racing track that overflows with charm and beauty and has been the venue of horse racing events…

      • Juvenile Racing Boost in New Zealand by: Editor

        August 25, 2008, 10:28

        Trainers in the New Zealand harness racing industry will be finding it very hard to resist the racing series that has been created by the top brass of harness…

      • Kauto Star to Compete in Cheltenham Gold Cup by: Editor

        March 14, 2012, 12:11

        Described by trainer Paul Nicholls as "the horse of a lifetime", Kauto Star has been given the all-clear to compete in the upcoming Cheltenham Gold Cup after…

      • Kelly Leak Disappointment in the Best Pal Stakes by: Editor

        August 13, 2008, 10:38

        The 0 000 Best Pal Stakes, held at Del Mar, was set to be a thrilling horse racing event for two year olds, as the lineup of contenders included some of the…

      • Kentucky Derby dreams crumble by: Editor

        April 6, 2009, 13:01

        Tension for the anticipated Kentucky Derby, taking place at Churchill Downs, is increasing, as horse owners, trainers and spectators gear up for an unforgettabl…

      • Kentucky Derby Dress Rehearsals - Horse Racing by: Editor

        April 3, 2006, 13:37

        Horses, riders and their trainers are all jockeying for one of the 20 places to compete in the eagerly awaited Kentucky Derby. Saturday April 1st was no April…

      • Kentucky Derby: Who Will It Be? - Horse Racing by: Editor

        April 15, 2006, 11:37

        Not many weeks left for the eagerly awaited Kentucky Derby and besides Brother Derek it is still difficult to decide who the main contenders for this race are.…

      • Kentucky Gets Tough on Steroids by: Editor

        August 18, 2008, 10:25

        On 25 August 2008 the Kentucky Horse Racing Commission will convene for its regular meeting. However, this scheduled meeting will be focusing on a very…

      • Kentucky Oaks surprise by: Editor

        May 4, 2009, 15:02

        Being compared to a legend such as Secretariat is a huge compliment. Especially if the same features and greatness is seen in another equine athlete, that made…

      • King Johnny Makes it Three by: Editor

        September 18, 2008, 12:28

        Just over nine thousand loyal harness racing fans braved the somewhat cold weather on Saturday to attend Super Night at Balmoral Park Racecourse. Super Night…

      • Knight's Losing Streak Ended by: Editor

        December 1, 2008, 11:45

        At the age of sixty-two, Henrietta Knight knows that the sport of horse racing is unpredictable. She has had some of the best horses in her stables, including…

      • Knowhere Victorious in Old Roan by: Editor

        October 28, 2008, 10:38

        The Aintree Racecourse was a hive of activity on Sunday, the 26th of October, as hundreds of spectators filled the racecourse in support of the racing action.…

      • KY Racing gets million Boost by: Editor

        April 17, 2008, 11:25

        Kentucky has always been seen as the home of thoroughbred horse racing, with tracks such as Churchill Downs being opened in 1875 and Lexington in 1789. It has…

      • Lava Man Retires by: Editor

        August 1, 2008, 12:25

        Since the news broke that there was talk of retiring Lava Man just over a week ago, fans have been waiting anxiously and hoping that the magnificent horse…

      • Longacres Mile Taken by Wasserman by: Editor

        August 19, 2008, 09:42

        The Longacres Mile Handicap was run on Sunday, 17 August 2008, at Emerald Downs Racecourse. It was day to remember for breeders and Washington racing, as the…

      • Loss of Top Jockey by: Editor

        October 21, 2010, 12:26

        The loss of jockey Stathi Katsidis came as a massive shock to the Australian horse racing industry, as he was a member of the horse racing community that was…

      • Magic Millions Weanlings by: Editor

        May 29, 2008, 10:36

        The 2008 Magic Millions National Sale started on Tuesday, the 27th of May. The Gold Coast was once again overrun by buyers and sellers of the horse racing…

      • Marlang Shines in Breeders’ Stakes by: Editor

        August 5, 2008, 10:06

        The Breeders’ Stakes is the third leg of the Canadian Triple Crown, and took place at the Woodbine Racetrack on Sunday, 3 August 2008. Noticeably absent from…

      • Mel Lawson Honored by: Editor

        August 19, 2010, 13:20

        Since its inauguration in 1976, the Canadian Horse Racing Hall of Fame has paid tribute to horse trainers, horse racing industry builders, standardbred horses,…

      • Melbourne Cup Day - When Horse Racing stops a Country by: Editor

        April 17, 2006, 11:42

        Australia's most famous horse racing track, Flemington is also its oldest. Originally called Melbourne Racecourse, it is the most significant heritage horse…

      • Melbourne Cup Inquiry by: Editor

        December 4, 2008, 12:27

        On 4 November 2008, one of the most nail-biting finishes in the history of the Melbourne Cup took place at Flemington Racecourse, in Melbourne, Australia.…

      • Melbourne Cup Surprise by: Editor

        November 5, 2009, 08:51

        Inaugurated in 1861, the Melbourne Cup is a prestigious horse racing meeting that has become the major event in Australia’s racing calendar. Run over a…

      • Mill Duckie – GR Kelt Memorial Hopeful by: Editor

        October 1, 2009, 10:11

        On the first weekend of October, each year, the Hastings Racecourse in New Zealand comes alive with spectacular horse racing action. The GR Kelt Memorial, is a…

      • Mine that Bird ready for West Virginia by: Editor

        July 23, 2009, 10:35

        For horse racing enthusiasts in West Virginia, the upcoming West Virginia Derby will be a one of a kind event, but then again, Mine that Bird and his trainer,…

      • Mine That Bird, Dunkirk In Spotlight For Belmont Stakes by: Editor

        June 4, 2009, 12:38

        With a history going back to May 1905, Belmont Park in New York provides a charming setting for the third and final leg of the Triple Crown – the Belmont…

      • Montana ExpoPark racing Action by: Editor

        July 20, 2009, 11:59

        There was great excitement and a successful day of racing enjoyed this weekend, as Montana ExpoPark opened for racing under new management. The racing cards…

      • Moonstone Shines at the Darley Irish Oaks by: Editor

        July 16, 2008, 14:59

        It seems that there is just no stopping Aidan O’Brian this year, as he steams ahead after securing his thirteenth Group 1 win for 2008, with winning seven…

      • Mount Nelson Triumphs by: Editor

        July 8, 2008, 10:19

        Aidan O’Brian has been in the winners’ circle at the Group 1 Coral Eclipse Stakes previously with Hawk Wing, Oratorio and Giant’s Causeway. On Saturday,…

      • Murawih Opens Dubai Racing Club Season by: Editor

        November 11, 2008, 08:20

        The 2008 – 2009 UAE horse racing season kicked off on Thursday, 6 November 2008. Emirates Airline again sponsored the opening event to the delight of the…

      • Nail-biting Racing at Travers Stakes by: Editor

        August 26, 2008, 13:23

        Spectators were on their feet at Saratoga Racecourse on Saturday, 23 August 2008, as the final stretch of the Grade 1 million Travers Stakes became the…

      • Neptune Collonges - Cheltenham hopeful by: Editor

        March 5, 2009, 09:50

        Neptune Collonges pulled a magnificent performance out the bag, thrilling spectators with a breathtaking victory in the Hennessy Cognac Gold Cup, which was…

      • New Health and Safety Initiatives by: Editor

        July 18, 2008, 10:59

        In the horse racing industry there are a few power houses that are known to all, and being the second biggest racetrack holdings company, Penn National Gaming…

      • New Hedge Fund on the Block by: Editor

        June 11, 2008, 10:45

        The days of families raising a surprise horse racing champion or a group of friends buying the horse of their dreams are almost gone. These days, only the big…

      • New Life for Stradbroke Week by: Editor

        December 31, 2007, 13:24

        The Stradbroke Handicap is a race that has been a part of the Australian racing industry since 1890. It was named in honor of legendary architect Lord…

      • New Partnership for More Horse Racing Viewership by: Editor

        May 9, 2006, 10:36

        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…

      • New Start for Kentucky Horse Racing Authority by: Editor

        July 7, 2008, 10:43

        The horse racing industry has been under intense scrutiny lately. As many have been feeling that the sport of horse racing is being threatened, Governor Steve…

      • New Zealand’s million Racing Boost by: Editor

        May 21, 2008, 12:12

        Over the recent weeks, many discussions have arisen in regard to big international events luring horses away from local racing in New Zealand. The better the…

      • Nobiz Like Showbiz Retires by: Editor

        June 2, 2008, 09:42

        The announcement that Nobiz Like Showbiz was going into retirement was a sad moment for everyone who has been involved in his horse racing career. Not only is…

      • NYRA Keeps Horse Racing Franchise by: Editor

        February 18, 2008, 09:13

        Since 1955, the New York Racing Association has been in charge of running three of the state’s horse racing tracks, namely Aqueduct, Saratoga Race Course and…

      • NZ Sydney Cup hopeful by: Editor

        April 23, 2009, 14:44

        On the 25th of April 2009, the Randwick Racecourse will once again host one of the most prestigious horse racing events on the Australian racing calendar. Run…

      • Oaklawn Park Takes Precautions by: Editor

        January 5, 2009, 11:32

        Over a thousand horses have descended on the Oaklawn Park Racecourse in anticipation of the start of the new racing season, which kicks off on 16 January 2009.…

      • Oklahoma Hall of Fame by: Editor

        September 5, 2008, 11:29

        Oklahoma has contributed greatly to the horse racing industry, going back as far as the early 1900’s, yet few people are aware of their achievements. From…

      • Old Fashioned, new racing hope for Jones by: Editor

        April 9, 2009, 11:07

        Devastated, is the only word that can be used to describe how trainer Larry Jones felt when he saw his most promising horse, Eight Belles, go down just after…

      • One Spirit Victorious at Arlington Million by: Editor

        August 12, 2008, 12:33

        The Arlington Million was run on Saturday, 9 August 2008, for the twenty-sixth time at Arlington Park Racecourse. It was a race of unexpected victory and major…

      • Opening Day at Del Mar by: Editor

        July 19, 2012, 09:29

        The first day of Del Mar's 75th Anniversary season drew record crowds of spectators with record-breaking wagering taking place...

      • Opening Weekend Excitement at Santa Anita by: Editor

        September 27, 2012, 07:43

        Horse racing enthusiasts are in for plenty of excitement at Santa Anita Park this weekend as the track opens its doors for its autumn meet...

      • Orange County Takes Number Six for Oliver by: Editor

        September 24, 2008, 11:21

        A large contender field of eighteen horses entered into the Group 1 Sir Rupert Clarke Stakes that took place at Caulfield on Saturday, 20 September 2008. In…

      • Ownership Opportunities for Punters by: Editor

        June 24, 2008, 10:43

        Founders and developers of the new horse racing related site, Blood-Ex, hope to revolutionize the horse racing industry. It is a site that will offer the…

      • Pacific Classic Victory for Go Between by: Editor

        August 26, 2008, 13:29

        The Grade 1 Million Pacific Classic was run on Sunday, 24 August 2008, at the Del Mar Racetrack, and was a race that saw some the best of the best in horse…

      • Paddy Mullins Passes Away by: Editor

        October 28, 2010, 12:52

        On Tuesday morning, 26 October 2010, the horse racing industry, family and friends mourned the passing of the great Paddy Mullins. He was known for his…

      • Peppers Pride Makes History by: Editor

        October 6, 2008, 12:36

        Horses such as Citation (Triple Crown winner in 1948), Mister Frisky, Hallowed Dreams and Cigar stand out in North American horse racing history. Not only for…

      • Periander Delivers Breathtaking Win by: Editor

        March 21, 2011, 10:41

        The Abu Dhabi Equestrian Club is one of the most well-known courses in the world as it not only features wonderful facilities for stabling and training but is…

      • Pierre Lèvesque – Canadian Hall of Fame Inductee by: Editor

        September 1, 2008, 13:46

        On the 28th of August 2008, the Mississauga Convention Centre rolled out the red carpet for the hosting of the 2008 Canadian Horse Racing Hall of Fame…

      • Pinnacle Race Course – An Exciting New Development by: Editor

        October 15, 2007, 15:31

        The announcement made by Magna Entertainments Corporation, owners of the Great Lakes Downs horse racing facility, to close the track down by 6 November has…

      • Pitman Wins National Trainers’ Premiership by: Editor

        July 31, 2008, 08:40

        Michael Pitman has been a trainer for twenty-nine years and has worked with some of the best horses New Zealand has to offer. His patience and passion for…

      • Poker De Sivola Surprise by: Editor

        April 26, 2011, 12:05

        The Gold Cup Chase, now known as the Bet 365 Gold Cup, was inaugurated at Sandown Park in 1957, and is a National Hunt Chase that is open to horses that are…

      • Possible Return of Horse Racing to China by: Editor

        January 21, 2008, 13:08

        The glitz, glamour and excitement of horse racing has been absent from China since 1949. In a country where gambling is a favorite pastime, many residents in…

      • Posts Drawn for Breeders’ Cup Classic by: Editor

        October 23, 2008, 11:53

        The final competitors in the Breeders’ Cup have been confirmed and post positions have now been drawn. Excitement and anticipation for this long awaited…

      • Prairie Meadows victory for Stonehouse by: Editor

        September 14, 2009, 10:47

        The Prairie Meadows Handicap was held on Saturday, 12 September 2009, at the Prairie Meadows Racetrack in Iowa. It is a horse racing event that has a purse of…

      • Praise for Master Minded by: Editor

        January 21, 2009, 11:44

        On Saturday, 18 January 2009, a magnificent horse with the name of Master Minded was in the starting lineup at Ascot Racecourse for the running of the Grade…

      • Preparation Victory for Casino Drive by: Editor

        October 14, 2008, 10:56

        Casino Drive is viewed as one of the horses capable of putting pressure on both Big Brown and Curlin in the upcoming Breeders’ Cup Classic. The unbeaten…

      • Prevue Stakes 2010 Results by: Editor

        November 22, 2010, 11:25

        Hollywood Park Racecourse has been the home of the Prevue Stakes, or Hollywood Prevue Stakes, since its inauguration in 1981. It is a Grade III horse racing…

      • Pronto Pronto Takes the Kingfisher by: Editor

        July 18, 2011, 10:39

        The Kingfisher Derby is one of the richest Thoroughbred flat horse racing events in India. With a purse of Rs 23 680 000, it means that the winner of this…

      • Proposal for Youngstown by: Editor

        January 17, 2011, 11:15

        Bradford Pressman and Rick Lertzmann, developers in Ohio, tried to bring a little bit of Las Vegas to the state in 2008, but their proposal was not approved.…

      • Quarter Horse Racing Action by: Editor

        September 3, 2008, 10:54

        The first All American Futurity was held at Ruidoso Downs in New Mexico in 1959. It is a horse racing event for Quarter Horses and today carries a purse of…

      • Rachel Alexandra Captures Lady's Secret by: Editor

        July 27, 2010, 11:31

        Monmouth Park was buzzing with excitement and anticipation on Saturday, 24 July 2010, as spectators and horses were preparing for the Lady's Secret Stakes.…

      • Rachel Alexandra heads for Haskell by: Editor

        July 16, 2009, 10:56

        Jess Jackson has always been known as an owner that is very particular in regard to the races he chooses for his horses. Monmouth Park has been waiting…

      • Rachel Alexandra makes Preakness history by: Editor

        May 18, 2009, 13:56

        During the running of the Kentucky Derby, Mine That Bird had the crowd on their feet with a spectacular victory. Coming into the Preakness Stakes however, a…

      • Rachel Alexandra rocks the Haskell by: Editor

        August 3, 2009, 10:59

        Rachel Alexandra has once again proved to the world that she is one of the greatest fillies ever. Everyone who had witness her spectacular performance in the…

      • Rachel Alexandra rules the Woodward by: Editor

        September 7, 2009, 10:30

        Rachel Alexandra became a racing sensation on 16 May 2009, when she swept past her male counterparts at the prestigious Preakness Stakes and became the first…

      • Rapid Redux Continues Winning Streak by: Editor

        January 5, 2012, 11:49

        With a winning streak stretching back to December 2010, six-year-old- gelding Rapid Redux took first place in the sixth race at Laurel Park on Wednesday…

      • Raven’s Pass takes Breeders’ Cup Classic by: Editor

        October 27, 2008, 11:12

        Majority owner, Jess Jackson, and trainer, Steve Asmussen, had not been eager to enter Curlin into the Breeders’ Cup Classic, purely based on the fact that…

      • Raven’s Pass Victorious by: Editor

        September 29, 2008, 13:04

        Everyone knew that the Queen Elizabeth II Stakes was going to be an exciting event. The contender field was filled with magnificent horses, with three names…

      • Record Breaking Attendance at Del Mar Racecourse by: Editor

        July 21, 2008, 09:56

        In 1996 Del Mar Racecourse saw thousands flocking into the grandstands to watch the legendary Cigar in action in the Pacific Classic. Attracting such a massive…

      • Record Budget for Australian Harness Racing by: Editor

        May 6, 2008, 13:03

        The duties of the Racing and Wagering Western Australia, or RWWA, includes regulating and supervising all racing aspects of harness racing, thoroughbred racing…

      • Record Sale At Fasig-Tipton by: Editor

        November 4, 2008, 08:36

        On Sunday, the 2nd of November 2008, the Fasig-Tipton November Thoroughbred sale got underway. Everyone expected there to be a number of spectacular horses on…

      • Record Sale of Auckland Reactor by: Editor

        May 8, 2008, 11:20

        Everyone in the harness racing community of New Zealand would agree that Auckland Reactor is probably the best three year old pacer that the country has seen…

      • Red Rock Welcomes the Return of NHC by: Editor

        May 26, 2008, 10:39

        The Red Rock Casino and Resort is located in Las Vegas. The picturesque mountains create an atmosphere for relaxation, privacy and entertainment. The resort…

      • Regal Parade Victorious in Ayr Gold Cup by: Editor

        September 23, 2008, 11:56

        The Ayr Gold Cup Festival was held at the Ayr Racecourse from the 18th to the 20th of September 2008. The highlight of the festival was the running of the Ayr…

      • Replacement Track for Santa Anita by: Editor

        October 14, 2010, 14:54

        Injuries during horse racing events became a major concern, leading to many racing tracks around the world substituting conventional dirt surfaces for…

      • Retirement Plans For Peppers Pride by: Editor

        November 12, 2008, 13:13

        When Peppers Pride managed to secure her sixteenth consecutive victory, she made history. She joined an elite group of horses such as Cigar, Hallowed Dreams…

      • Richard’s Kid wins Pacific Classic by: Editor

        September 10, 2009, 09:26

        The Pacific Classic Stakes is a Grade 1 event that is hosted by the Del Mar Racecourse every year, and is for three year old horses and older. With a purse of…

      • Running Aces Harness Park Open for Racing by: Editor

        April 14, 2008, 10:39

        Minnesota has been waiting anxiously for the Running Aces Harness Park grand opening, which took place on the weekend. Opening to the public for the first…

      • Sad Farewell to Edward Evans by: Editor

        January 3, 2011, 11:12

        The passing of Edward Evans came as a tremendous shock to the entire horse racing industry and the close-knit New York racing community. Over the years, Evans…

      • Sadler’s Wells retired from Stud by: Editor

        May 29, 2008, 10:19

        May 2008, will be remembered by the horse racing community as the month when the racing industry lost two of its greatest sires. Storm Cat was retired on the…

      • San Filipe Rocked by Premier Pegasus by: Editor

        March 14, 2011, 10:00

        The San Felipe Stakes has gone through many changes. Inaugurated in 1935, the event was only open to three-year-old horses of both sexes in 1952. World War II…

      • San Rafael Victory for Conveyance by: Editor

        January 18, 2010, 08:41

        The San Rafael Stakes is a Grade 3 event for three year old racehorses, and covers a distance of one mile. Many horsemen flock to this event, held at the Santa…

      • Saratoga Racecourse Under Threat by: Editor

        March 18, 2010, 14:47

        One of the most historic horse racing facilities in the United States of America is the Saratoga Racecourse. It opened its doors on 3 August 1863, and was also…

      • Scorpion Moon Takes Joseph Carney Memorial Trot by: Editor

        September 1, 2008, 09:48

        On 9 March 2003 the harness racing world was rocked by the news that the owner and president of Rockingham Park Racecourse had passed away. Thomas Carney,…

      • Sea The Stars growing Stronger by: Editor

        August 20, 2009, 10:24

        His cool and calm demeanor would make most people wonder, if Sea The Stars has any fire in him, to win big horse racing events. But he has proven that one does…

      • Sea the Stars victory at Longchamp by: Editor

        October 5, 2009, 10:41

        The Prix de l’Arc de Triomphe is held at the famous Longchamp Racecourse in Paris, France, every year, and is one of the most prestigious horse racing events…

      • Shackleford Wins The Preakness by: Editor

        May 23, 2011, 11:03

        The Preakness Stakes is the second leg to the Triple Crown, of which the Kentucky Derby was captured by Animal Kingdom this year. There were high hopes for…

      • Shadow Play Does Not Disappoint by: Editor

        August 12, 2008, 12:26

        Last week, as contenders in the 42nd Delvin Miller Adios harness racing event, held at Pocono Downs on Saturday 9 August 2008, started getting ready, co-trainer…

      • Shadow Play Wins Little Brown Jug by: Editor

        September 22, 2008, 13:21

        The Little Brown Jug set Delaware on fire as spectators rose to their feet during the nail biting eliminations and the final of this magnificent harness racing…

      • Sheikh Mohammed Wants A Derby Victory by: Editor

        November 10, 2008, 11:32

        If there is one thing that is known for certain about Sheikh Mohammed, the Ruler of Dubai, it is that he is passionate about his horses. And it is understandabl…

      • Show Stopper at Barretts Sale by: Editor

        June 27, 2008, 09:12

        At this year’s Barretts Summer Sale, sales had dropped significantly due to the lack of availability of horses for sale. But is still did not put a dampner…

      • Silver Birch - Unexpected Grand National Champion by: Editor

        April 23, 2007, 11:25

        At 33-1 odds, no-one would have thought that Silver Birch stood a change in winning the Grand National. Which proves that you should never underestimate any…

      • Snow Fairy Takes Hong Kong Cup by: Editor

        December 13, 2010, 12:07

        The well known Hong Kong Cup is open to horses that are three-years-old and older, and is one of the most prestigious thoroughbred horse racing events on the…

      • Solis, Romero and Prado, 2008 Hall of Fame Finalists by: Editor

        February 27, 2008, 11:55

        In the year 1950, the National Museum of Racing’s Hall of Fame started paying tribute to trainers, jockeys and horses that have performed outstandingly and…

      • Somebeachsomewhere Shines at Awards by: Editor

        February 2, 2009, 06:34

        In Canadian harness racing, the O’Brien Awards is a highly anticipated and prestigious event. The awards were dedicated to the late Joe O’Brien. In his…

      • Somethinaboutlaura Continues Racing in 2008 by: Editor

        January 7, 2008, 11:13

        Somethinaboutlaura is considered by many to be a living legend in Northern California’s horse racing circles. After Somethingaboutlaura won the Pacific…

      • South Africa Heading to the Tatts Cox Plate by: Editor

        May 5, 2008, 14:58

        The Tatts Cox Plate is one of Australia’s most prestigious racing events. It is run over a distance of 2040 meters and is a Group 1 race that has a purse of…

      • Sovereign Duty is made for Steeplechase by: Editor

        April 21, 2008, 13:23

        William S. Farish Jr., from Kentucky, bred Sovereign Duty from the magnificent Nijinsky II mare, Duty Dance. With his unmistakably superior genes, everyone…

      • Spectacular Win for Gayego by: Editor

        April 15, 2008, 11:59

        Gayego has been improving with every racing event he enters. His fighting spirit and willpower have allowed him to stun the crowds with some spectacular…

      • Spell-Binding Victory for Magical Fantasy by: Editor

        August 20, 2008, 10:45

        As spectators and trainers settled in for the running of the prestigious Group 1 Del Mar Oaks, no-one paid much attention to the name Magical Fantasy which was…

      • Spelling Out a Brilliant Future for Horse Racing by: Editor

        April 4, 2006, 17:16

        Imagine horse racing throughout the day, during all seasons and all 7 days of the week! Think of slot machines, dining and other entertainment options at race…

      • Square Eddie Wins Ticket to Breeders’ Cup by: Editor

        October 8, 2008, 13:45

        Buying a horse can be a huge investment to some, and over the years Paul Reddam has proved that he has a keen eye for identifying winners and horses with…

      • St. Nicholas Abbey, the New Sensation by: Editor

        October 26, 2009, 10:43

        There seems to be a new sensation in the horse racing industry, as he delivered breathtaking performance on the weekend, by taking home the Racing Post Trophy.…

      • Stable Spy News Reporter - Horse Racing by: Editor

        April 7, 2006, 17:32

        Aintree confirms that a news reporter, disguised as regular staff broke in to stables used by a champion horse and even had a photograph taken with the animal.…

      • Stephen Foster Victory for Macho Again by: Editor

        June 15, 2009, 13:14

        The contender field for the Grade 1 Stephen Foster Handicap was filled with top athletes, and even before the race, everyone was aware that it was going to be…

      • Steroid Ban for Maryland by: Editor

        September 19, 2008, 12:23

        Delaware, Virginia, Kentucky and Pennsylvania all have one thing in common when it comes to horse racing, and that is the fact that all four of these states…

      • Steroid Ban Looming in the United States by: Editor

        March 5, 2008, 10:03

        When it comes to the use of steroids in horse racing there has always been an ongoing battle. Keeping races fair and ensuring the health and safety of horses…

      • Stonerside Gets New Owner by: Editor

        September 4, 2008, 10:03

        Robert and Janice McNair established Stonerside Stable in 1994 on a breathtakingly beautiful 1 947 acre piece of land near Paris in Bourbon County, Kentucky.…

      • Storm Cat Looks Forward to Full Retirement by: Editor

        May 16, 2008, 10:36

        Two retirement announcements rocked the horse racing industry when Coolmore gave a public statement that Sadler’s Wells was retiring from breeding, and a day…

      • SunRay Racing Dates Released by: Editor

        December 8, 2008, 11:34

        SunRay Park Racecourse in Farmington, New Mexico, have released their 2009 horse racing schedule, which will kick off on the 17th of April and promises to be…

      • Takeover Target earns well deserved ovation by: Editor

        April 21, 2009, 07:50

        The story of Takeover Target reads like a fairy tale. Foaled in the year 1999, Takeover Target was bought by a taxi driver named Joe Janiak, who managed to…

      • Takeover Target Victorious by: Editor

        May 20, 2008, 11:42

        Australian horses, Takeover Target and Magnus took the KrisFlyer International Sprint, which took place in Singapore over the weekend, by storm. Amidst a…

      • Tam Lin Dominates Kelso Handicap by: Editor

        September 30, 2008, 12:12

        Kelso is probably one of the most legendary horses in the horse racing industry. Winning the Horse of the Year Eclipse Award no less than five times is…

      • Tatenen Heads To Arkle As Favorite by: Editor

        November 18, 2008, 13:10

        Betting in favor of Tatenen, for the Arkle Chase has been gaining momentum, as wagering agencies have seen the punters grow in confidence that Tatenen is…

      • Tattersalls Horse Racing Sponsorship of Gold Cup Extended by: Editor

        May 1, 2006, 10:01

        Here has been a boost to horse racing among older horses as Tattersalls have agreed to continue their support of the Group 1 Tattersalls Gold Cup at The…

      • Tattersalls Horse Racing Sponsorship of Gold Cup Extended by: Editor

        July 25, 2006, 09:51

        Here has been a boost to horse racing among older horses as Tattersalls have agreed to continue their support of the Group 1 Tattersalls Gold Cup at The…

      • Tatterstall Musidora Stakes Victory for Joviality by: Editor

        May 12, 2011, 10:48

        Wednesday, 11 May 2011, was the running of the Tatterstall Musidora Stakes. It was hosted by the York Racecourse, and is a race for fillies that are three…

      • Tension between Hong Kong and Australia over Munce by: Editor

        December 5, 2008, 09:37

        Horse racing authorities all over the world usually work together as a united international authority to build healthy relationships with each other and to…

      • The Illinois Formula for Horse Racing by: Editor

        June 2, 2006, 14:24

        The very State which drew dollops of dollars away from horse racing to other forms of gambling in the early 1990s, has decided that it is time for pay-back.…

      • The March OBS Sale Tops the Charts by: Editor

        March 24, 2008, 14:00

        The OBS sale, or Ocala Breeders’ Sales Co, had one of its most successful sales recently when comparing the figures from this year with those from last…

      • The New Entertainment Option in Horse Racing by: Editor

        April 14, 2006, 16:44

        Horse racing can provide the perfect backdrop for socializing and entertaining, particularly corporate guests. A private box is an impressive way to play host…

      • The New Ffos Las Racecourse Nearing Completion by: Editor

        June 16, 2008, 09:32

        The excitement in the Llanelli region is slowly building, as the completion date for the Ffos Las Racecourse draws nearer. Not only will the racecourse be…

      • The Pamplemousse captures Sham Stakes by: Editor

        March 2, 2009, 11:16

        On Saturday, 28 February 2009, the Santa Anita Racecourse was alive with anticipation and excitement, as everyone was waiting anxiously to see how The…

      • The Pimlico Special Returns in 2008 by: Editor

        March 20, 2008, 08:15

        As racing states come under threat of neighboring states using slot machines to increase their income and purses, special stakes races, such as the Pimlico…

      • The Return of the New York State Harness Breeders Awards by: Editor

        April 29, 2008, 19:22

        The New York State Harness Breeders Awards were put into place in the year 1977, and for fourteen years the program gave monetary awards to breeders who were…

      • The Sunland Derby surprise by: Editor

        March 26, 2009, 21:26

        Sunland Park Racetrack and Casino are getting ready for major horse racing action on Sunday, 29 March 2009. It is the running of the seventh Sunland Derby, and…

      • Third Cheltenham Victory for Inglis Drever by: Editor

        March 19, 2008, 10:05

        On the 18th of March 1999, a future Cheltenham Festival winner was born. He was set to make history, to bring pride and joy into the lives of many, and to…

      • Thorn Song Cruises to Victory by: Editor

        October 7, 2008, 09:28

        The Shadwell Turf Mile Stakes was held on Saturday, 4 October 2008, at the legendary Keeneland Racecourse. It is a horse racing event that forms part of the…

      • Three in a Row by: Editor

        March 16, 2006, 15:29

        A festival is on at the famous Cheltenham race track in the UK until this Friday March 17. The first two days have been difficult for wagers, with intense…

      • Thrill After Dark Lights Up Les Bois Park by: Editor

        June 23, 2008, 11:03

        Tuesday nights at Les Bois Park is Ladies Night. It is usually an evening filled with spectacular night horse racing, entertainment and fun. Last Tuesday…

      • Thrilling Epsom Derby Finish by: Editor

        June 6, 2011, 10:54

        In the year 1909, a hundred and two years ago, a horse named Minoru, owned by Edward VII, won the Epsom Derby. It was the last time a horse from the Royal…

      • Time Thief Steals the Show at Mooney Valley by: Editor

        August 29, 2008, 10:33

        Mooney Valley Racecourse was buzzing with excitement as the horses competing in the Arrow Training Services Handicap began filling the starting gates for the…

      • Timonium Auction of Dreams by: Editor

        May 22, 2008, 11:34

        The Fasig-Tipton Midlantic auction took place at the Timonium Fairgrounds on 19 to 20 May 2008, and nothing could stop the crowds from attending, not even the…

      • Top Pick for Easter Weekend Horse Racing by: Editor

        April 13, 2006, 16:38

        The million Arkansas Derby is scheduled for just before 5 pm, Central time on Saturday April 15 2006. The event will be broadcast live on Television, and…

      • Tough Crowd at Emerald Downs Auction by: Editor

        September 5, 2008, 11:19

        Auctioneers faced a very tough crowd on Tuesday, 2 September 2008, at the Morris J. Alhadeff Sales Pavilion, Emerald Downs, during the annual summer yearling…

      • Training Centers Under Discussion by: Editor

        December 4, 2008, 12:26

        The Kentucky Horse Racing Commission seems to be leaving no stone unturned when it comes to the safety and welfare of horses, addressing the progress made on…

      • Tranquil Sea Takes Paddy Power Gold Cup by: Editor

        November 16, 2009, 08:38

        Held in Britain, every November, the Paddy Power Gold Cup is a National Hunt Chase event, for four year old horses and older. This Grade 3 meeting is hosted by…

      • Tribute to Noble Threewit by: Editor

        September 21, 2010, 11:48

        Santa Anita Park has been missing the presence of a beloved figure in their barns since 2007, and is now mourning the loss of a dear friend, loyal supporter…

      • Turallure Victorious in Woodbine Mile by: Editor

        September 19, 2011, 10:27

        Turallure, son of Canadian Triple Crown winner Wando, set the field alight on Sunday, 18 September 2011, as he stormed across the finish line to win the Ricoh…

      • TVG and Horseracing TV making history by: Editor

        March 30, 2006, 12:06

        Make sure that your Television set has TVG and Horseracing TV access! These networks have come up with the brilliant idea of covering the forthcoming sale…

      • Ultra Blend Has the Right Combination by: Editor

        January 13, 2009, 09:46

        It is not surprising that trainer Steve Sherman did not want to make confident statements in regard to Ultra Blend being in the starting gates for the 000…

      • Uncle T Seven delivers at Saratoga by: Editor

        August 13, 2009, 10:09

        The New York Stallion Stakes Series was created exclusively for horses that are New York sired and offers twelve stakes races for these horses to compete in.…

      • Union Rags Headed for Riches by: Editor

        October 10, 2011, 09:54

        It was an exciting day at Belmont Park this past Saturday (8 October 2011), with an unforgettable performance by Union Rags in the Champagne Stakes. The…

      • USHWA Reward Harness Racing Community by: Editor

        October 31, 2008, 11:29

        In 1947, the United States Harness Writing Association was established, and as it is a media organization, only press members and promoters are permitted to…

      • Valuable Suggestions from Jockeys to Make Horse Racing Safer by: Editor

        March 31, 2006, 11:09

        No horse racing enthusiast will deny the huge part jockeys play in the sport, putting life and limb at stake for the pleasure of punters. So it is no wonder…

      • Victoire Pica Takes Dubai World Cup by: Editor

        March 28, 2011, 11:18

        The first horse to win the Dubai World Cup at the inauguration race in 1996 was the Hall of Famer Cigar. The race is run over a distance of two thousand…

      • Victory for Davis by: Editor

        November 7, 2008, 10:51

        Robbie Davis retired as a jockey in 2002 with more than three thousand victories to his name. Because of his twenty-one years in the horse racing industry, he…

      • Victory for Dominican Republic by: Editor

        December 9, 2008, 10:32

        No-one knows more about patience in horse racing better than the Dominican Republic. For years they have been committed to enhancing the quality of their…

      • War Pass Claims Victory at Belmont by: Editor

        October 10, 2007, 10:29

        This past weekend proved yet again that predicting the outcome of a race has a lot to do with luck. The sport of horse racing has always been a game of hopes,…

      • Weather Halts British Racing by: Editor

        December 6, 2010, 13:08

        Britain is known for its exciting and noteworthy horse racing, but as with most countries, racing takes place when the weather is good. If there is a risk of…

      • Weekend Hussler Ranked Number One by: Editor

        April 7, 2008, 13:39

        Weekend Hussler is an amazing three-year-old horse that has not only become the most loved and supported horse racing contender in Australia, but his…

      • Weekend of Disappointment for Cousin Vinny by: Editor

        February 17, 2009, 09:07

        Nothing is cast in stone when it comes to horse racing. As with any athlete, horses are also prone to injury, bad days and bad luck. This weekend proved the…

      • Weekend Racing at Belmont by: Editor

        July 1, 2008, 11:39

        Belmont Park was again the venue of great upset and unexpected triumph on Saturday, 28 June 2008, as the Grade 1 Mother Goose Stakes and Grade 1 Suburban…

      • Welfare and Safety of the Racehorse Summit by: Editor

        March 17, 2008, 12:15

        The first Welfare and Safety of Racehorse Summit was held in October 2006 and was coordinated by the Grayston-Jockey Research Foundation and The Jockey Club.…

      • Whipping under Scrutiny by: Editor

        June 16, 2011, 13:02

        On Tuesday, 14 June 2011, Royal Ascot week kicked off in full swing. Even though the festive atmosphere and thrilling live horse racing action has captured…

      • Whitney victory for Bullsbay by: Editor

        August 11, 2009, 10:46

        The Whitney Handicap is one of the most popular horse racing events on the racing calendar, as it is not only a wonderful Grade 1 event, but winning Whitney…

      • Will it Help Horse Racing? by: Editor

        December 4, 2006, 12:47

        Horse racing is under attack! The nuances of this sport are not widely known everywhere. Pressures on land motivate most attempts to shrink the literal and…

      • Wilshire Handicap Win for Dubawi Heights by: Editor

        May 2, 2011, 10:50

        The Hollywood Park Racetrack in California has been the home of the Wilshire Handicap since 1953. It is a Grade III flat horse racing event that is held for…

      • Wisconsin Hall of Fame Welcomes Crafty Sailor by: Editor

        January 6, 2009, 08:23

        The Wisconsin Harness Racing Hall of Fame is managed by the Wisconsin Harness Racing Association and has four categories for nominations and inductions:…

      • Yasuda Kinen Horse Race by: Editor

        May 7, 2009, 11:22

        The horse racing community in Japan has swung into high gear, as one of the most prestigious racing events looms in front of them. The Yasuda Kinen Horse Race…

      • Zarkava Gets Top Honors by: Editor

        November 19, 2008, 11:08

        Monday night, the 17th of November 2008, was a big night for all who attended the Cartier Awards ceremony in London. Some of the best horses in the world were…

      • Zenyatta in Top Form by: Editor

        June 29, 2009, 10:11

        Zenyatta and Rachel Alexandra fans have been trying to put the disappointment of not seeing these two racing greats perform, behind them. Unfortunately,…

      • Zenyatta, Queen of the Racecourse by: Editor

        October 12, 2009, 11:02

        Everyone in the horse racing industry has been watching the performances by Zenyatta very closely. Together with Rachel Alexandra, she has been dominating the…

      • Zenyatta’s Breeders Cup Options by: Editor

        October 29, 2009, 08:45

        The legendary Breeders’ Cup is an event that is hosted annually at the Oak Tree at Santa Anita, and received 166 pre-entries to the event. Held on the 6th…

    • Category: Horse Racing Tips  (30)
      • African Horse Sickness Prevention by: Editor

        March 21, 2008, 13:42

        African Horse Sickness, or AHS, is a phrase that every horse owner, trainer and exporter fears the most in South Africa and other African countries. It is a…

      • Askar Tau – Cesarewitch favorite by: Editor

        October 16, 2008, 12:50

        The Cesarewitch Handicap was first known as the Tsesarevich, named after the Crown Prince of Russia, in honor of his visit to the United Kingdom, and was…

      • Buying and Owning a Standardbred by: Editor

        March 7, 2008, 11:11

        Most Standardbred horses, as with Thoroughbreds, are bred for one purpose - racing. Their specific conformation and characteristics are suited to their…

      • Caring for Arabian Horses in Horse Racing by: Editor

        June 20, 2007, 10:40

        It is believed that the Arabian horses has been in existence for approximately 3000 years. This makes the Arabian, the oldest breed of horse known to man and…

      • Cheltenham Countdown: Dark Horses by: Robert Holmes

        February 1, 2012, 12:27

        Champagne Fever – A Willie Mullins bumper horse. 'Enough said', I hear you say. Always well regarded after his Point to Point win, he finished second to…

      • Cheltenham Countdown: The Bankers by: Robert Holmes

        February 10, 2012, 12:31

        Banker each way: Colour Squadron. Followers of my Cheltenham Countdown would know I am a big fan of this horse. Having seen him bolt up in a Chepstow bumper,…

      • Cheltenham Countdown: The Trend Horses by: Robert Holmes

        February 8, 2012, 12:29

        The key races at the Cheltenham Festival have key trends developing, so in this installment of my Cheltenham Countdown I am going to break it down so that our…

      • Conformation of a Racehorse by: Editor

        March 28, 2008, 09:00

        Prospective horse owners need to look at characteristics and conformation so as to determine if a horse has the potential to become a spectacular athlete.…

      • Do Heart Murmurs Affect Performance? by: Editor

        May 1, 2008, 08:45

        To understand the workings of a heart murmur, it is important to know how the heart operates in horses. The average sized horse has a heart that is the size of…

      • Equine Sports Massage by: Editor

        August 14, 2008, 09:43

        When humans feel pain in their muscles or tightness in certain areas of their bodies they will often visit a massage therapist, who will work to loosen the…

      • Four-Year-Old Frankel Going Strong by: Editor

        March 29, 2012, 12:16

        Having crossed the finish line first nine times in nine starts, Frankel will be racing as a four-year-old in the 2012 flat racing calendar starting with the…

      • Fractures – Types, Causes and Prevention by: Editor

        May 7, 2008, 13:36

        Racing and even training puts a vast amount of strain on the bones in the legs of horses. To understand the pressure that a leg is under during a full gallop,…

      • Heart Monitors Assist Training by: Editor

        March 25, 2008, 09:53

        As with human athletes, horses need to build up fitness and strength over a period of time before running in any racing events. Once a satisfactory fitness…

      • Horse Racing Analysis as a Top Winning Technique by: Editor

        September 8, 2006, 16:30

        Video replays add greatly to the traditional method of close observation of horse racing events to pick future winners. Connoisseurs of the sport have always…

      • Insuring your Racehorse by: Editor

        April 7, 2008, 13:29

        Just as a home or a vehicle is seen as an insurable item for everyday members of the public, the horse racing industry sees horses as high value assets, and…

      • Kindling New Flames of Public Passion in Horse Racing by: Editor

        August 21, 2006, 09:27

        History does not support the spread of horse racing as a popular sport. It has a record of being the preserve of royalty and the wealthy. However, there is no…

      • Laminitis in Racehorses by: Editor

        July 30, 2008, 12:57

        Laminitis is a word that strikes fear in the hearts of every horse owner, be it family horses or racehorses. In 1989, the magnificent Secretariat was euthanized…

      • Moving Thoroughbreds Safely to Horse Racing Destinations by: Editor

        December 11, 2006, 09:58

        Seasonal factors make transport of thoroughbreds an inevitable part of horse racing. This is particularly the case with race courses in temperate climes, where…

      • Planning Ahead for Group Bookings by: Editor

        February 12, 2007, 09:53

        The Dubai International Racing Carnival is a horse racing event that everyone can enjoy. It is an annual event, and the next one will be between the 18th of…

      • Purchasing a Racehorse through Public Auction by: Editor

        April 10, 2008, 10:56

        The most important part of getting into the horse racing industry is purchasing a good racehorse. Most of the big stable yards send their bloodstock agents to…

      • Samantha Miss Focuses on Victoria Oaks by: Editor

        October 29, 2008, 11:37

        The Melbourne Cup Carnival, or Spring Festival, is being hosted by Flemington Racecourse this year, and one of the most popular races featured during this…

      • Seriousness of Hoof Cracks by: Editor

        May 27, 2008, 12:08

        The racing community and thousands of fans were waiting in anticipation for the prognosis of the hoof crack that was found on Big Brown’s left front hoof.…

      • Spring and the 2000 Guineas by: Editor

        March 26, 2012, 12:14

        As the Cheltenham Festival disappears behind Cleeve Hill for another year and with the number of short priced favourites turned over fresh in the memory, my…

      • Starting Gate Training – Why and How by: Editor

        October 22, 2007, 11:00

        Unfortunately, all the sales talk that company representatives use to sell a starting gate does not guarantee that a race horse is going to enter them. Trying…

      • The Importance of Jockey Silks in Horse Racing by: Editor

        September 22, 2007, 17:12

        If you’ve ever been to see a horse race and seen about five bay horses galloping around the track with almost identical markings, you may wonder how it is…

      • The Important Role of a Bloodstock Agent in Your Team by: Editor

        March 31, 2008, 10:40

        The horse racing industry is a fast paced world, and for serious owners to prosper they need the best staff available to them. From trainers to stable…

      • The Low Down on DOD by: Editor

        July 7, 2008, 10:37

        In 1986, the term Developmental Orthopaedic Disease, or DOD, was used for the first time. The term is a general description and can be misleading as DOD not…

      • The Sprinter, Stayer & Jumper- Typical Traits by: Ross Brunt

        October 23, 2009, 08:49

        Sprinters typically jump from the gates running, will often appear to be traveling well during a race, can show a turn of foot off a slow pace, but can die…

      • Trip Handicapping by: Bobby Zen

        July 27, 2010, 13:01

        Trip handicapping is a specialized form of trying to pick the potential winner from the past performances. The race review is typically done on each contestant…

      • Want to Race? by: Editor

        March 17, 2006, 13:11

        Magna Entertainment Corporation in Toronto needs a new honcho to run its horse racing business. The old CEO has handed in his papers. Tom Hodgson, who used to…

    • Category: Miscellaneous  (95)
      • 2007 World Thoroughbred Racehorse Rankings by: Editor

        January 23, 2008, 09:46

        The World Thoroughbred Racehorse Rankings for 2007 have just recently been released by the IFHA, or International Federation of Horse racing Authorities. Two…

      • 2009 California Racing Dates by: Editor

        November 21, 2008, 11:44

        The California Horse Racing Board recently convened to plan and approve the new racing schedule for 2009 for the Northern and Southern Thoroughbred racing,…

      • 2009 Check-Off Program by: Editor

        November 13, 2008, 08:59

        Not many people give much thought as to what becomes of racehorses once their horse racing careers are over. They simply see a horse racing, and after the…

      • 5000 for Scott Lake by: Editor

        December 16, 2010, 11:23

        For racehorse trainers each victory, no matter how big or small, is a momentous occasion, as the thrill of watching a horse under your guidance cross the…

      • A Thought for the Driver by: Editor

        March 19, 2006, 10:11

        Many believe that jockeys are grossly undervalued and taken for granted in the world of horse racing. Bookmakers never lose, and owners always have another…

      • Ancient Horse Racing: Golden Chariots by: Editor

        May 21, 2007, 17:04

        It is not exactly known when the first chariot race was held, but it is known that chariot racing was an extremely popular sport in both ancient Rome and…

      • Anne Holland’s Book Features Malahide Hero by: Editor

        November 3, 2008, 11:05

        The small town of Malahide, is located in Ireland, a short distance away from the bustling city of Dublin. Not many people have even heard of this quaint town,…

      • Ascot Hosts British Champions Day by: Editor

        October 3, 2011, 10:46

        Taking place at Ascot on 15 October 2011, the QIPCO British Champions Day is promoted as "Britain’s Richest Ever Raceday" and looks set to become a highlight…

      • Australia’s Horse Racing Diva! by: Editor

        November 27, 2006, 10:41

        I guess we must just be satisfied that our favorite sport of horse racing is so different! There is no dearth of commercial successes with games after sunset…

      • Breeders’ Prizes Scheme in Britain by: Editor

        April 30, 2008, 18:31

        In 1993, the Horserace Betting Levy Board introduced the Breeders’ Prizes Scheme to the horse racing industry in Great Britain. It was put forward as an…

      • Careers in Horse Racing Regulation by: Editor

        October 26, 2007, 13:01

        The industry of horse racing is one of adventure, excitement and adrenalin. It is at the many racecourses around the world that speed, strength and endurance…

      • Champions Australian Racing Museum by: Editor

        December 30, 2010, 14:38

        As horse racing is such a huge part of the culture in Australia, visitors to the country are encouraged to visit the Champions Australian Racing Museum in…

      • Comeback On The Table For Denis Of Cork by: Editor

        November 17, 2008, 10:31

        Denis of Cork was foaled in 2005 and is the progeny of the sire Harlan’s Holiday, and the beautiful mare, Unbridled Girl. He was first sold as a yearling at…

      • Concerns Cast Shadow Over Virtual Horse Race Betting by: Editor

        November 3, 2008, 11:20

        Idaho’s horse racing industry has not seen an increase in interest with regard to the sport in the last few years. But a company by the name of Capitol…

      • Devil May Care Loses Her Battle by: Editor

        May 5, 2011, 12:32

        Foaled in 2007, Devil May Care seemed primed for racing, with her sire being Malibu Moon, and out of Kelli’s Ransom. Her Grandsire, A.P. Indy also made her a…

      • Deweycheatumnhowe Shines Again by: Editor

        June 9, 2008, 10:48

        Deweycheatnumnhowe is a magnificent and undefeated colt in the harness racing industry. He was born on 12 April 2005 out of Trolley Square and sired by Muscles…

      • Dreaming of that Racehorse by: Editor

        January 15, 2007, 12:09

        The surge of excitement, the thundering sound of hooves on the race track and the gleaming, muscular bodies of the racehorse, often inspires spectators dreams…

      • Earlie Fires Retires by: Editor

        September 24, 2008, 11:15

        Sunday, the 21st of September 2008, was a very sad day for Arlington Park Racecourse as it said good-bye to one of its long standing jockeys. After forty-four…

      • Elliott Makes 4000 by: Editor

        January 21, 2009, 11:42

        Many would say that Steward Elliott was born to be a jockey, following in his father’s footsteps and having support from a mother who found her passion in…

      • Equine Hydrotherapy by: Editor

        December 27, 2010, 14:29

        It is no secret that the ocean is one of the best therapies and treatments for horses with leg injuries and even various diseases. The legendary Red Rum,…

      • Fasig-Tipton Texas Mixed Sale by: Editor

        November 14, 2008, 09:42

        Great excitement and anticipation is beginning to build around the Fasig-Tipton mixed sale, which will be taking place in Texas. The Fasig-Tipton Texas mixed…

      • First Win for Knott by: Editor

        November 26, 2008, 09:54

        All jockeys, whether professional or amateur, win at least a few races during their careers in the horse racing industry. They place a number of times and…

      • Fonner Park in Tonight Rainbow’s Future by: Editor

        January 28, 2009, 09:57

        The Grasmick Stakes, for three year old horses and older, will be run on the 21st of February 2009 over a distance of four furlongs at Fonner Park. With a…

      • Frost Could be Left Out in the Cold by: Editor

        February 2, 2009, 06:16

        Weather conditions have a great impact on horse racing and racing events around the world. Rain, wind or even extreme heat, can bring a racing event to its…

      • Function of the Alberta Breed Improvement Program by: Editor

        March 10, 2008, 11:12

        Improving the breeding and quality of horses is the main focus of the Alberta Breed Improvement Program. By evaluating certain characteristics in a particular…

      • Future of Toe Grabs Cut Short by: Editor

        July 16, 2008, 14:53

        The main function of the Welfare and Safety of the Racehorse Summit is to investigate pressing issues within the horse racing industry and to do the necessary…

      • Grand Zulu Hopes for the Winners Circle by: Editor

        May 30, 2008, 11:06

        It was smiles and celebration all around at the 2004 Group One BMW racing event, which was held at Rosehill, when the then three-year old Grand Zulu crossed…

      • Growth of Harness Racing in South Africa by: Editor

        December 3, 2007, 08:43

        Harness Racing in South Africa is only now started to take off, whereas in Europe, North America, Australasia and Australia harness racing has been enjoyed for…

      • Hall of Fame for Sky Beauty by: Editor

        August 11, 2011, 14:07

        Sky Beauty has been nominated for induction into the National Museum of Racing's Hall of Fame numerous times and has finally made it to be inducted. During the…

      • Harbinger Retired by: Editor

        August 12, 2010, 13:15

        Harbinger began to rock the horse racing industry last year with magnificent performances, showing improvement and skill with each event. His talent and…

      • Harness Racing Museum Boost for Education by: Editor

        July 30, 2008, 12:15

        The Harness Racing Museum and Hall of Fame, located in Goshen, has been keeping the sport and its past heroes alive in the minds of the present generation.…

      • Harness Racing Turns its Attention to Whips by: Editor

        September 17, 2008, 10:14

        Safety regulations have been at the forefront of discussions and regulation changes in the thoroughbred horse racing industry. Commissions have banned…

      • Heat Exhaustion in Horses by: Editor

        November 23, 2009, 10:26

        Summer months can be harsh due to high temperatures, and this can be just as dangerous to horses as it can to humans. Competitive horses are at greater risk,…

      • HOK Sport to Bring Keeneland Vision to Life by: Editor

        August 11, 2008, 13:07

        Keeneland Racecourse has been home to horse racing for seventy-two years. It has built up a reputation for providing great facilities, hosting magnificent…

      • Hope for Hungary Horse Racing by: Editor

        October 2, 2008, 13:02

        At a horse auction at Newmarket in 2006, Zoltan Mikoczy sat listening to Sandor Ribarszki as he warned him off buying the sad looking horse standing in front…

      • Horse of the Year Eclipse Award Contenders by: Editor

        October 29, 2008, 11:23

        Now that the dust has settled around the disappointments and shocking conclusions that unfolded at the Breeders’ Cup, hosted at Santa Anita Park Racecourse,…

      • Horse Racing In Ancient Norse Mythology by: Editor

        August 14, 2007, 09:03

        The sport of horse racing is almost as old as time itself. Since the point in time where man understood that he could sit astride a horse's back, he has…

      • Horse Racing in Jamaica: Past and Present by: Editor

        December 23, 2008, 11:32

        Horse racing is probably one of the oldest sports in the world today. It is known that as far back as 4 500 BC tribesmen were racing their horses on a less…

      • Horse Racing in South Korea by: Editor

        December 16, 2009, 07:25

        Horse racing is often referred to as the Sport of Kings, and is a sport that can be traced back to ancient times. Chariot races have been documented during the…

      • Horse Racing on the Horizon for Raton by: Editor

        August 27, 2008, 15:54

        La Mesa Park was the first racetrack to be built in the state of New Mexico. It opened its doors to horse racing in Raton in 1946. Sadly, due to a dramatic…

      • Hurdle Racing Faces Safety Issues by: Editor

        October 6, 2008, 12:33

        The hurdle racing industry in Victoria, Australia, has taken quite a blow, with all hurdle racing events being cancelled for the remainder of the year. The…

      • Incredible Win for Punter by: Editor

        March 10, 2011, 11:37

        When Steve Whiteley, a heating engineer from North Tawton, Devon, stepped on a bus to head towards Exeter Racecourse, he was looking forward to a day at the…

      • Injury Database Launched by: Editor

        July 24, 2008, 12:13

        In 1894, the Jockey Club was founded with their main objectives and goals being to improve the Thoroughbred horse racing industry by becoming the registry for…

      • International Museum of the Horse by: Editor

        August 22, 2011, 10:37

        The International Museum of the Horse has been in existence since 1978 and is dedicated to educating the public on the vital role these graceful animals have…

      • It is all in the hoof by: Editor

        April 29, 2009, 11:23

        When Mick Peterson first walked into a racecourse, approximately twelve years ago, he did not know much about horses, and even less in regard to the horse…

      • Jockey Creates his Own Miracle by: Editor

        December 1, 2008, 11:44

        He is considered to be the best jockey in New Zealand, and someone who has a magnificent career ahead of him. After being taken under the wing of trainer Allan…

      • Jockey Dreams Come True by: Editor

        April 11, 2008, 08:27

        The Palmowski family did not have anything to do with horses or racing. They did not own a horse, and only watched horse racing events in passing on the…

      • John Henry Memorial Statue by: Editor

        October 10, 2008, 11:48

        John Henry was born on 9 March 1975. His owners watched him closely for any traits that could lead them to a name, and as he enjoyed destroying steel buckets,…

      • Jumps Racing future hangs in the balance by: Editor

        May 14, 2009, 15:33

        Victoria and South Australia are the only two remaining states, in Australia, that still feature jumps racing events. Last year, jumps racing was brought to a…

      • Jumps Racing Season Action by: Editor

        October 31, 2008, 10:48

        The Haydock Park Racecourse is located in Merseyside, England and is the venue for numerous flat horse racing events, as well as National Hunt racing. They…

      • Keeneland Yearling Sale Ends Positively by: Editor

        September 26, 2011, 10:15

        Running from 11 to 24 September 2011, the Keeneland September Yearling Sale ended on Saturday with great gains and increases in all categories. Known as the…

      • Laura Rosier Honored by: Editor

        August 18, 2008, 10:15

        The San Luis Rey Downs training facility has been home to many spectacular horses of the years. It takes great management skills and dedication to horses and…

      • Lincoln Gets New Track by: Editor

        September 22, 2008, 13:15

        Plans to build a new horse racing track on the outskirts of Lincoln are being looked at, at the present time. In 1935, the state of Nebraska became the first…

      • Long Striders - Champions or Duds? by: Ross Brunt

        November 17, 2009, 11:49

        The long striding racehorse is somewhat of a contradiction in racing circles; from this type of horse we get the two extremes of racehorses, the all-time…

      • Looking at Repole by: Editor

        November 4, 2010, 11:47

        Many people in the horse racing industry are involved in the Sport of Kings due to either years of exposure as children that was carried through to adulthood,…

      • Make the Story of Dan Patch Your Next Read by: Editor

        May 22, 2008, 11:23

        The story of Dan Patch begins on 29 April 1896, when a knobbly-kneed and clumsy little colt was born to owner Dan Messner. Not seeing much racing potential in…

      • Michigan Celebrates Horse Racing by: Editor

        June 4, 2008, 11:42

        This year, Michigan celebrates a seventy-five year association with the horse racing industry. Governor William A. Comstock legalized horse racing in the state…

      • Mongolian Horse Racing – An Unusual Cross-Country Event by: Editor

        August 6, 2007, 18:24

        Every year hundreds of spectators gather together at a stadium to watch the start and finish of a magnificent horse race. But this is no thoroughbred flat race…

      • Moorland Farms gets ready for the Far Hills Race Meeting by: Editor

        October 17, 2008, 11:46

        There are two very important and diverse sides to the hosting of the Far Hills Race Meeting. Firstly, it is one of the biggest steeplechase horse racing events…

      • National Velvet – An Inspirational Adventure by: Editor

        August 30, 2007, 13:51

        There are only a few horse movies and books that are as legendary as ‘National Velvet’. This delightful story is one that inspires the impossible and it is…

      • New Approach for Weekend Hussler by: Editor

        October 15, 2008, 12:32

        In Australia, one of the most prestigious racing events of the year is the Caulfield Cup. Run at the Caulfield Racecourse, the race covers a distance of 2 400…

      • New Logo for a New Start by: Editor

        June 25, 2008, 09:57

        The closing of the Great Lakes Downs Racecourse last year sent shock waves throughout Michigan and was seen as a horrific loss by horse racing enthusiasts.…

      • New Rules Underway for Endurance Racing by: Editor

        April 2, 2008, 12:50

        Endurance racing has become a rapidly growing sport, as it appeals to riders of all ages and many families compete together as a way of bonding and enjoying…

      • New Technology for Keeneland Racecourse by: Editor

        June 23, 2008, 11:11

        Sports fans always want to get a little closer to the sporting action, and when it comes to horse racing, spectators are no different. Of course, watching live…

      • New Zealand and Australia Head to International Events by: Editor

        May 19, 2008, 11:55

        Over the last few years, Australia and New Zealand have both noticed an increase of horses being flown out to international racing events, rather than taking…

      • Pete Scarmardo, the humble Success Story by: Editor

        June 11, 2009, 13:00

        The world of horse racing is competitive. It can also be a cut throat business, and wealthy owners and successful trainers can often be spotted a mile away.…

      • Protecting Your Investment  by: Editor

        May 10, 2011, 15:10

        Whether you are buying additional breeding stock, a prized racing horse or just a barrel racing horse for your children, this will be an investment. Horses can…

      • Racing at Finger Lakes Gaming and Racetrack by: Editor

        March 13, 2008, 10:51

        Finger Lakes Gaming and Racetrack is known for both its casino and thoroughbred horse racing. And even though the casino, which covers a thirty thousand…

      • Remembering an Icon by: Editor

        February 19, 2010, 08:57

        The horse racing community has recently taken a little time out, to fondly remember one of their members who passed away on 14 February 2010. Not only was Dick…

      • Research into Fracture Prevention Advances by: Editor

        July 9, 2008, 10:49

        Horses are not much different to human athletes when it comes to exertion on their bodies and continuous strain on their bone structures. This makes the legs…

      • Retirement for Benny the Bull by: Editor

        August 29, 2008, 10:26

        Benny the Bull has been known as one of the best sprinters of his time. Sadly, his horse racing career has tragically been cut short due to injury, and the…

      • Retirement to Kentucky Horse Park for Funny Cide by: Editor

        November 28, 2008, 11:13

        The Kentucky Horse Park is a facility that is dedicated to horses and educating the public on these magnificent animals. Located on a picturesque one thousand…

      • Retirement Upset in Ireland by: Editor

        November 24, 2008, 11:21

        The horse racing community in Ireland has just been trying to recover from the news that purses will be cut for the coming 2009 racing season, which has also…

      • Richard Hughes Tastes Freedom by: Editor

        November 5, 2007, 12:39

        Richard Hughes has been in the saddle since that age of five. And with well-known National Hunt jockey and trainer Dessie Hughes as his father, one could…

      • Seabiscuit honored by: Editor

        May 25, 2009, 14:51

        The 2009 Preakness Stakes, which was hosted by the Pimlico Racecourse, did not only provide spectators with thrilling live horse racing action, but also held a…

      • Secretariat - The Movie by: Editor

        September 27, 2010, 12:14

        Secretariat, sired by Bold Ruler out of the dam Somethingroyal, was foaled in the year 1970 and became one of the most legendary horses in the history of horse…

      • September: The Month of UK Racing by: Editor

        September 8, 2010, 09:14

        Horse racing enthusiasts in the United Kingdom look forward to the month of September as it is a month filled with horse racing action and stylish events to…

      • Simulators, invaluable rehabilitation by: Editor

        April 28, 2009, 14:23

        Many jockeys are injured during their horse racing career, some suffering more life threatening injuries than others, but one fact remains the same for all of…

      • Somebeachsomewhere, Canadian Horse Racing Hall of Fame glory by: Editor

        May 21, 2009, 11:38

        It has been a long time since the harness racing community had a magnificent hero such as Somebeachsomewhere. If anyone had any doubts in the sport of harness…

      • Stem Cell Research Offers Hope for Treatment of Injuries by: Editor

        October 23, 2008, 12:07

        The importance and positive results in the use of stem cell therapy has been proven a number of times, as scientists and researchers work tirelessly to find…

      • Stem Cell Therapy Benefits Racehorses by: Editor

        April 17, 2008, 11:03

        Many race horses suffer injuries to their legs, of which tendon injuries, knee and elbow injuries are the most common. The healing process can be painful and…

      • Steroids in the Spotlight by: Editor

        August 7, 2008, 12:53

        The Institute on Racing and Gaming Law held their eighth meeting at the Gideon Putnum Hotel this week to discuss the use of anabolic steroids and medications,…

      • The Akhal-Teke Breed in Horse Racing by: Editor

        September 3, 2007, 13:42

        At first glance, you would think that you were looking at a Thoroughbred horse. But then he walks out into the sun and an almost blinding metallic glow ripples…

      • The Development of Appaloosa Racing by: Editor

        November 21, 2007, 09:24

        The Nez Perce tribe were the first to breed the Appaloosa horse breed. They lived in the Northwest Pacific in America, the Palouse River running through their…

      • The Gilboa Festival is Ready for Action by: Editor

        April 23, 2008, 11:08

        On 11 October 2006, approximately ten thousand spectators gathered at the Gilboa Hippodrome in Israel to watch the first sanctioned horse racing event in…

      • The Harness Racing Youth League Camp by: Editor

        August 14, 2008, 09:58

        On Sunday, 10 August 2008, the 2008 Harness Racing Youth League Camp came to an end, and all the horses involved in the Harness Racing Youth League were being…

      • The Racing Medication and Testing Consortium by: Editor

        October 29, 2007, 10:46

        The Racing Medication and Testing Consortium was established in the year 2000, with their main objective being to take on the serious issues within the racing…

      • The Woodlands Closure by: Editor

        July 25, 2008, 13:16

        In 1989, The Woodlands opened its doors for Thoroughbred horse racing, Quarter horse racing and greyhound racing events. By 1990 the establishment was bringing…

      • Through the Eyes of a Horse by: Editor

        December 22, 2009, 13:16

        People often comment on the beauty of a horse’s eyes without even realizing how amazing they really are, how their unique vision assists them as professional…

      • Top 3 Hurdling Race Horses in The UK for 2010 by: Mellie

        August 18, 2010, 08:39

        National hunt horse racing is made up of two major disciplines: steeple chasing and hurdling. While steeple chases receive great attention due to their manic…

      • Trading A Pen For Reins by: Editor

        November 10, 2008, 11:41

        Many of us give up on our childhood dreams as life and its many challenges often steer us in different directions. But we may find that the memory of those…

      • United Pegasus Foundation – Fulfilling an Important Role by: Editor

        April 30, 2007, 15:57

        The United Pegasus Foundation is a large rescue organization that was founded in 1994. It is a charity organization in California that finds thoroughbreds a…

      • Viva Pataca Retires by: Editor

        June 9, 2011, 11:52

        For six years Viva Pataca was the Chinese racing sensation, and his racing career proves what a magnificent horse he is. He has had forty-four starts during…

      • Wagering Action Plan by: Editor

        November 6, 2008, 09:44

        Standardbred Canada have been looking for ways to develop and enhance the harness racing industry in Canada, which led them to creating committees dedicated to…

      • Wild Again Laid to Rest by: Editor

        December 10, 2008, 08:07

        “We all knew this day would come, but that doesn’t make it any easier to accept,” an emotional Robert Clay commented in the wake of Wild Again being…

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