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  • Insuring your Racehorse

    Just as a home or a vehicle is seen as an insurable item for everyday members of the public, the horse racing industry sees horses as high value assets, and therefore owners and breeders are ...

  • Black Caviar Can’t Be Beat

    Horse of the Year Black Caviar continues her reign as the darling of the Australian horse racing industry. The undefeated mare raced to her 15th victory, winning by six lengths in the Schweppes ...

  • South Africa Heading to the Tatts Cox Plate

    The Tatts Cox Plate is one of Australia’s most prestigious racing events. It is run over a distance of 2040 meters and is a Group 1 race that has a purse of $3 million. Moonee Valley Racecourse ...

  • Marlang Shines in Breeders’ Stakes

    The Breeders’ Stakes is the third leg of the Canadian Triple Crown, and took place at the Woodbine Racetrack on Sunday, 3 August 2008. Noticeably absent from this horse racing event, were the ...

  • It’s a Bird Flies Away with Million Classic

    The Sunshine Millions Classic was inaugurated in 1981 and has been a horse racing event that has witnessed magnificent victories, unexpected triumphs and heartbreaking disappointments. On ...

  • Zarkava Magic at French 1000 Guineas

    The French 1000 Guineas was held at Longchamp over the weekend, and as the field for the Poule d’Essai des Pouliches, started making their way to the starting gates, many eyes were following the ...

  • Casino Drive Overwhelms Competition in the Peter Pan Stakes

    No-one has more faith in Casino Drive, than his owner, Hidetoshi Yamamoto, and his trainer, Kazuo Fujisawa. Together, they have carefully and slowly nurtured the yearling, which Yamamoto ...

  • Big Brown Heading for Monmouth

    On the 3rd of August 2008, Big Brown made his return to horse racing at the $1 million Haskell Invitational, after finishing in last position at the Belmont Stakes. He won the Haskell in a ...

  • 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 ...

  • Adjustments to the 2012 Irish Racing Schedule

    Curragh Racecourse is the host of the famous Irish Derby that is currently being sponsored by Dubai Duty Free. It is a Group 1 event for three-year-old horses and is run over a distance of 2 414 ...

  • Controversies of Electronic Horse Racing

    What is electronic horse racing? How does it differ from simulcast wagering? Can it replace live events at race track? Enthusiasts and novices have ceaseless and anxious queries about the new ...

  • Another Chance after Cheltenham

    Punters done in at last week's Cheltenham festival, or those of us from the US who did not surface in time to take part in online betting by satellite, have another chance as the jumps season ...