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  • Record Sale At Fasig-Tipton

    On Sunday, the 2nd of November 2008, the Fasig-Tipton November Thoroughbred sale got underway. Everyone expected there to be a number of spectacular horses on the list of horses for sale, but ...

  • Spring Carnival at Flemington

    The Spring Carnival of Melbourne, Australia, has just been launched and the first racing event for the carnival kicks off on Saturday, 4 October 2008, at the Flemington Racecourse. The ...

  • Trainer Angles in Horse Racing

    Horse racing punters are aware of the pivotal role of trainers in the sport. However, the excitement and glamour of an event can often lead an enthusiast to forget trainer angles when deciding ...

  • Big Brown Does it Again

    Once again, there are hopes of a Triple Crown winner on the table. The Preakness Stakes that took place this weekend saw Big Brown thunder home victorious. Now the spectacular thoroughbred looks ...

  • Steroids in the Spotlight

    The Institute on Racing and Gaming Law held their eighth meeting at the Gideon Putnum Hotel this week to discuss the use of anabolic steroids and medications, and the role that the New York ...

  • Horse Racing Returns to Boise, Idaho

    Horse racing enthusiasts had a bad time during the 2005 season due to an interruption in live events at Boise in Idaho. Lariat Productions, which had operated horse racing in this beautiful city ...

  • Gearing up for Aintree

    The land on which Aintree Racecourse in England now stands once belonged to William Philip Molyneux, who was the second Earl of Sefton. It was Molyneux who founded the prestigious Aintree Grand ...

  • Do Heart Murmurs Affect Performance?

    To understand the workings of a heart murmur, it is important to know how the heart operates in horses. The average sized horse has a heart that is the size of a basketball and it is the centre ...

  • Black Caviar Favorite for Diamond Jubilee Stakes

    With 22 wins out of 22 starts in her racing career, Australian mare Black Caviar is widely considered to be the fastest horse in the world at this time – and she's heading to the Royal Ascot ...

  • Jockeys in Summit Spotlight

    This week, the Welfare and Safety of the Racehorse Summit brought new suggestions and recommendations to light to create a safer environment for horse racing. Over the years horses have been the ...

  • Retirement Plans For Peppers Pride

    When Peppers Pride managed to secure her sixteenth consecutive victory, she made history. She joined an elite group of horses such as Cigar, Hallowed Dreams and Citation, who also achieved this ...

  • Montana ExpoPark racing Action

    There was great excitement and a successful day of racing enjoyed this weekend, as Montana ExpoPark opened for racing under new management. The racing cards were filled and the grandstand packed ...