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  • US Racing Industry Pursues Safer Racing Environment

    Attended by owners, breeders, horsemen, trainers, jockeys, veterinarians, track managers and regulators, the recent two-day Welfare and Safety of the Racehorse Summit held in Lexington, ...

  • Legendary Trainer Greg Gilchrist Retires

    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. Winning events such as the Maiden ...

  • Canadian Triple Crown Hero

    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 name added to the list of Canadian ...

  • Breeders’ Cup Drug Testing

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

  • New Technology Enables Horse Scan Breakthrough

    It seems that new technology has potentially revolutionized the way that respiratory diseases are diagnosed in race horses. New equipment developed and currently in use in Scotland allows vets ...

  • Amen Hallelujah Takes Davona Dale Stakes

    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 has a purse of $150 000 and was named ...

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  • Dover Downs Horse Racing Track in Delaware

    Imagine - if you can - the thrill of combining your love for harness racing with your passion for NASCAR racing. Impossible? Not if you come to Dover Downs. This great racing complex in Delaware will thrill and excite you as it offers both sports on separate tracks within walking distance of each other. You can catch your favourite horse early in the morning then simply walk over to the ...

  • Endurance Horse Racing

    Endurance riding or racing is a popular equestrian sport which involves traveling long distances. High-level races can be up to 100 miles or even longer and take between 10 to 12 hours. Endurance horse racing is very much a family sport and people of all ages participate in the adventure.

  • Quinte Exhibition and Raceway in Canada

    Established in 1821, the Quinte Exhibition and Raceway has been the centre for community fairs and events for nearly two centuries. This great racetrack continues to serve both the city of Belleville and its surrounding areas and it not only hosts great harness racing, but is also the site of a number of agricultural fairs. The track and fair grounds are run by the committee members of the ...

  • Horse Racing Laws and Legislations

    Although horse racing contributes substantial monies to state economies, horse racing as an industry is highly regulated and is not without its critics.Observers of the gambling industry often propose changes to the horse racing industry in large part to ensure that horse racing continues to fulfill its entertainment objectives. Some of the salient issues relate to collecting taxes on ...

  • Horse Racing Handicapping

    Handicapping has an unfair place of importance in modern horse racing. There was a time in the last century when it was the only way of picking winners, but this is no longer the case. We can blame book makers for underscoring handicapping in horse racing with such a bold pencil, because it is integral to their business model! Handicapping separates professionals from amateurs in horse ...

  • Oaklawn Jockey Club Horse Racing Track in Arkansas

    Oaklawn Jockey Club, situated in Hot Springs Arkansas, is a premium horse racing venue. Offering everything from live racing to simulcast racing and Instant Racing, Oaklawn attracts a significant number of racegoers every year.