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  • Triple Crown: Sunday Silence, War Emblem, Silver Charm

    Unlike the previous two selections, Sunday Silence was not ignored by any means. Picked by the experts from the outset as one of the favorites in the Derby, the California-bred horse was ...

  • Viva Pataca Retires

    For six years Viva Pataca was the Chinese racing sensation, and his racing career proves what a magnificent horse he is. He has had forty-four starts during his career, where he placed third in ...

  • Jumps Racing future hangs in the balance

    Victoria and South Australia are the only two remaining states, in Australia, that still feature jumps racing events. Last year, jumps racing was brought to a halt pending new recommendations in ...

  • Why You Should Back the NTRA

    Horse racing lovers all over the world may support or oppose President Bush, but his exclusion of our favorite sport from his new gambling ban is certainly a matter for universal celebration! ...

  • Cigar Mile Disappointment for Harlem Rocker

    Aqueduct Racecourse, in New York, is known to host some of the best horse racing events on the racing calendar and Saturday, 29 November 2008, was no different. It was the running of the Grade 1 ...

  • Black Jack Ketchum Bids Farewell to Racing

    As the Aintree Grand National kicks off there will be one contender missing from the cards, Black Jack Ketchum. Unlike his outlaw cowboy namesake, Thomas “Black Jack” Ketchum, he does not meet ...

  • Easy Ways to Choose between Horse Racing Systems

    Here are 5 top points to keep in mind when making selections from the myriad horse racing systems available.

  • How Barbaro’s Injury Marks a New Beginning for Horse Racing

    Horse racing is an ancient sport with a dedicated following across the globe. However, it also has a band of detractors who argue against the evils of sports gambling and animal rights. The ...

  • Zarkava – The Magnificent Filly

    The Prix de l’Arc de Triomphe was inaugurated in 1920. Longchamp Racecourse, located in Paris, has been hosting horse racing events since 1857 and is therefore the fitting venue for such a ...

  • The Prestigious Derby Italiano in Rome

    As with many racing events, their roots lie deeply buried in the annals of history, and such is the case when looking at the Derby Italiano. Held in Rome during the month of May, the Derby ...

  • Retirement for Havre de Grace

    With an overall record of 9-4-5 in 16 starts, and career earnings of $2,586,175, Havre de Grace took Horse of the Year honors in 2011, becoming the third female to earn the honor. Fans were no ...

  • A Horse Racing Legend Moves On

    He passed on as he lived in horse racing - with dignity and surrounded by admirers. Twenty-seven is a good age for a horse, but that does not reduce anyone’s sorrow at the passing away of Desert ...