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

    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 to celebrate the Fourth of July as ...

  • Triscay Revival at Magic Millions

    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 a legacy of excellence, strength ...

  • Mel Lawson Honored

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

  • Trends in the Horse Racing Industry

    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 over $12.3 billion, so there is still ...

  • The Akhal-Teke Breed in Horse Racing

    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 across his coat and muscles and ...

  • Longacres Mile Taken by Wasserman

    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 homebred six year old Wasserman ...

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  • Dresden Horse Racing Track in Canada

    Though there was no official racetrack at the time, harness racing was already in full swing by the late 1880s in the Dresden district. At that time, there were numerous ‘Trials of Speed’ which were sponsored by the ‘Dresden Driving Club’. Purses sometimes totalled as much as $850 over the course of a three-day meet and there would be roughly five heats per a race. Today things are quite ...

  • Saratoga Horse Racing Track in New York

    Situated in Saratoga Springs, New York, the Saratoga Race Course is an impressive 350-acre racetrack designed to cater to the needs of thoroughbred racing. The track forms part of the New York Racing Association and as such it is able to host a number of prestigious events every year. It was opened in 1863 and has been the home of the Travers Stakes, the oldest major thoroughbred horse race ...

  • Scioto Downs Horse Racing Track in Ohio

    Scioto Downs has provided superb harness racing facilities for more than 45 years. Some would say that the track has enjoyed a distinguished past as it has seen many of superstars of the sport competing on the track. Today a number of racing greats have made Scioto Downs their home ground and you can always expect to enjoy good racing at this raceway. You may even spot a favourite horse, ...

  • Rockingham Park Horse Racing Track in New Hampshire

    Rockingham Park is a great harness racing track on Rockingham Park Boulevard, Salem. It offers great live harness racing combined with family entertainment, and national simulcast broadcasting coverage. This great New Hampshire track clearly has plenty to offer the whole family and it has become a firm favourite amongst the locals. What’s more, you can combine your visit to the Rockingham ...

  • Newcastle Race Course in England

    Newcastle Racecourse in High Gosforth Park held its first event in 1882. It has become a well-known Grade 1 dual code track offering 26 meetings throughout the year, with the renowned Northumberland Plate Festival. Within the bounds of the racecourse there are also two golf courses, a nature reserve and conferencing facilities. With outstanding racing and world-class facilities, Newcastle ...

  • Plainridge Horse Racing Track in Massachusetts

    Plainridge Racecourse is a harness horse racing track in Plainville, Massachusetts. A relatively new racing establishment, Plainridge was officially opened on 17 March 1999. Offering racegoers excellent facilities both for live racing and simulcast racing, Plainridge Racecourse has a calendar full of exciting events.