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  • Hall of Fame Nominees Selected

    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 Fame. Over the years voters have been ...

  • Rachel Alexandra makes Preakness history

    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 surprise and late entry, would upset ...

  • Purebred Arabian Racing Dreams

    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 spectators filled the grandstands at ...

  • The Vodafone Oaks

    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 is for fillies alone! Racecourse ...

  • Peppers Pride Makes History

    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 their individual achievements ...

  • Steroid Ban Looming in the United States

    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 is the primary concern, which has ...

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RESOURCES AND ARTICLES

  • Mountaineer Race Track in West Virginia

    One of the ultimate racing and gaming getaways in West Virginia, the Mountaineer Race Track & Gaming Resort offers everything you could possibly want all in one spot. Plush, luxury accommodation, great live horseracing action and entertaining casino gaming all combine to provide the best possible horse racing experience. The Mountaineer Race Track & Gaming Resort is located just outside ...

  • Nigel Ridgway

    Nigel Ridgway is a guest writer for HorseRacing.com and also writes for EpsomDerby.org.

  • Flemington Horse Racing Track in Australia

    Mark Twain was almost never at a loss for words, so any horse racing enthusiast who has not yet been to the Flemington Racecourse in Melbourne can well imagine the charms of a track which stunned even the fabled man of words into sheer amazement! Actually, Mark Twain’s dumbfounded response at the spectacle of Australia’s most glorious horse racing gem was rather eloquent, for mere words do ...

  • The Downs at Albuquerque Racing Track in New Mexico

    If you live in New Mexico, you have likely heard of The Downs at Albuquerque before. This horse racing track hosts live horse racing during the season and enjoys plenty of simulcast horse racing and wagering coverage year round. It has a fun, laid back atmosphere and offers plenty of great gambling-orientated entertainment. The Downs at Albuquerque may not be the perfect ‘family’ spot, but ...

  • Will Rogers Downs Horse Racing Track in Oklahoma

    Will Rogers Downs, located in Claremore, Oklahoma, is the state's best racino offering year-round entertainment and excitement. Now known as Cherokee Casino Will Rogers Downs, this fantastic racing track features 42 days of thrilling thoroughbred, quarter, appaloosa and paint horse racing in Oklahoma and from all around the country. With live racing, top simulcasting facilities and casino ...

  • Chester Racecourse in England

    Many horse racing professionals dislike the Chester Racecourse, because it is so full of turns, without sufficient distance for horses to make up on the straight. This left-handed or anti-clockwise track requires special training, and does not suit horses and riders which compete on stamina and strategy. It is essential to get in to the lead early, and to hold it over the bends. The track ...