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  • Winter Racing at Laurel Park

    Laurel Park Racecourse and Pimlico Racecourse have always been viewed as one entity, but with the bankruptcy proceedings underway, of Magna Entertainment Corporation, the future of these two ...

  • 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 ...

  • Remounting Ban for Steeplechase Racing

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

  • Dubai International Racing Carnival in January 2008

    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 that will see some of the top ...

  • Oak Tree to Find New Home

    The non-profit organization, Oak Tree Racing Association, has been striving to develop and offer spectacular horse racing events in California and has been operating from the Santa Anita Park ...

  • Heart Monitors Assist Training

    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 level has been achieved, it is ...

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  • Les Bois Park Horse Racing Track in Idaho

    Les Bois Park may not be the biggest horseracing track in the US but if you live in Idaho you'll find that it is the only track in the state. The Les Bois Park track is a three-quarter mile horse racing track which hosts a number of quarter horse and thoroughbred horse races annually. It is located at the corner of Glenwood and Chinden in Boise and it is open to the public, although bettors ...

  • Ruidoso Downs Horse Racing Track in New Mexico

    The Ruidoso Downs Racetrack was first opened for racing in 1947 with a brilliant racing program and a fun-filled, eventful day. People flocked to the track to see finely bred horses striding for first place, their lean, muscled bodies stretching further and further until they cross the finish line to the applause and roar of the crowds. Wagers were placed and money was made and lost but most ...

  • Horse Racing in South Africa

    It would be harsh to judge horse racing in isolation of its environment. South Africa is emerging in to the modern world in many respects, and is a land of extremes between extravagant living and social disorder; the horse racing scene is not dissimilar!

  • Michael Richards

    Professor Dr. Michael Richards is a recently retired UK academic with a lifetime interest in horseracing. He is better known to his friends and family as Mike, and also as someone who longed to be a jockey, but height and weight got in the way, hence the academic career. Actually, he thinks that he might not have had a distinguished career as a jockey because he tried to ride very short, in ...

  • On-site Betting

    “A Day at the Races” was a popular Marx Brothers film from the late 1930s that used a horse racing theme, and for young people of that time and later, was often their first introduction to the goings-on at horse racing tracks. In fact, many of the scenes in the film were shot at the Santa Anita Racetrack, the venue of many triumphs by wonder horse Seabiscuit and home of the “Hundred ...

  • Georgian Downs Horse Racing Track in Canada

    Georgian Downs in Canada's Innisfil is an outstanding live harness race track with top-notch conveniences and endless entertainment. Experience the ultimate thrill of horse racing and then head off for a couple of games on the slot machines, Georgian Downs race track definitely caters for everyone. If you're spending time with some close friends, taking the family out for some entertaining ...