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  • Zero Put Downs Due to Horse Racing Accidents

    Complicated words such as euthanasia do little to take away the consummate and heart-rending tragedy of watching an injured animal put down after a sudden horse racing accident. Such adverse ...

  • High Expectations for Medermit

    A great racehorse, foaled in April 1957 and passed away in May 1970, will be remembered as one of the most magnificent steeplechase horses of our life time. Arkle, who was owned by the Duchess ...

  • Stephen Foster Victory for Macho Again

    The contender field for the Grade 1 Stephen Foster Handicap was filled with top athletes, and even before the race, everyone was aware that it was going to be difficult and close race. Held at ...

  • Ascot Brings Shame on Horse Racing

    Many horse racing lovers attach a kind of reverence to the name of Ascot. Supported by British Royalty, the race track has long been synonymous with the best traditions of this ancient sport. ...

  • Horse Racing in Czech Republic

    Not many people are aware of the fact that the Czech Republic has had a long and distinguished history of horse racing, and that horse racing and various other equine disciplines are enjoyed ...

  • Hats Off to Gemswick Park

    Old Hat was a phenomenal race horse during her time on the track. She became a household name, and in 1964 and 1965 she was crowned the American Champion Older Female Horse. In the six years she ...

  • Yasuda Kinen Horse Race

    The horse racing community in Japan has swung into high gear, as one of the most prestigious racing events looms in front of them. The Yasuda Kinen Horse Race was inaugurated in the year 1951 ...

  • Sadler’s Wells retired from Stud

    May 2008, will be remembered by the horse racing community as the month when the racing industry lost two of its greatest sires. Storm Cat was retired on the heels of the announcement from ...

  • Flashpoint Overwhelms Competitors

    The very first Hutcheson Stakes was run on 31 March 1954 and has been a grand fixture at the Gulfstream Park Racecourse ever since. It is a Grade II event that is exclusively for three-year-old ...

  • Horse Racing Planned Well in Advance

    Though the world is indebted to the Western world for modern horse racing developments over the past two hundred years, it appears that the 21st century for the sport belongs to the Middle East. ...

  • Opening Weekend Excitement at Santa Anita

    Horse racing enthusiasts are in for plenty of excitement at Santa Anita Park this weekend as the track opens its doors for its autumn meet...

  • Magic Millions Prospect for Australia

    The Magic Millions event, in Australia has seen wonderful horses rise to fame and the sale of numerous spectacular athletes over the years. In fact, the first Magic Millions Yearling Sale took ...