Kentucky Derby Dress Rehearsals – Horse Racing

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on April 3, 2006

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 Fools Day at Gulfstream Park, as leading contenders and spirited hopefuls ran their last major events before the famed Kentucky Derby.

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Ireland Horse Racing Proposes 2 Day Declaration System

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on April 2, 2006

The British Horse Racing Regulatory Authority has agreed to consider a proposal from its Irish horse racing constituent, to implement a 2-day declaration system. Punters should welcome this as it aids systematic horse racing odds betting. Studying the competition matters at least as much as following your favorite horse and rider. Last minute declarations, unless for medical reasons, are unfavorable for serious punters.

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A Reign of 250 Years Ends in British Horse Racing History

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on April 1, 2006

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

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Valuable Suggestions from Jockeys to Make Horse Racing Safer

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on March 31, 2006

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 that the authorities pay careful heed to whatever the Jockeys Guild has to say about making horse racing safer for all concerned.

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Horse Racing Track Dixon California – Horse Racing

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on March 30, 2006

Horse racing lovers will always welcome news of another venue under construction, so confirmation that Magna Entertainment Corporation will soon have a new race track operational at Dixon in California, is certainly worth celebrating! This comes on top of the race track being developed at Vacaville, also in Solano County, so it looks like this part of the world will soon be a haven for horse racing enthusiasts!

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Horse Racing Montana – Bad News for Horse Racing

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on March 30, 2006

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 drop all 2006 horse racing events at the Northwest Montana Fair. The huge increase in insurance for jockeys has killed the sport for thousands for enthusiastic spectators. It will deprive owners, jockeys, bookmakers and punters to follow their vocations and interests, and will hurt other stakeholders such as breeders in the long run.

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