Blog

  • New Logo for a New Start

    The closing of the Great Lakes Downs Racecourse last year sent shock waves throughout Michigan and was seen as a horrific loss by horse racing enthusiasts. Fortunately Jerry Campbell and his ...

  • Askar Tau – Cesarewitch favorite

    The Cesarewitch Handicap was first known as the Tsesarevich, named after the Crown Prince of Russia, in honor of his visit to the United Kingdom, and was inaugurated in 1839. Today, the ...

  • Zenyatta’s Breeders Cup Options

    The legendary Breeders’ Cup is an event that is hosted annually at the Oak Tree at Santa Anita, and received 166 pre-entries to the event. Held on the 6th and 7th of November 2009, the Breeders’ ...

  • Swiss Style Horse Racing

    Though the Swiss have been attached to horses since Roman times, horse racing in the country has begun to come of age only of late. The Swiss Trotting Federation (STF) has almost 500 members and ...

  • Lincoln Gets New Track

    Plans to build a new horse racing track on the outskirts of Lincoln are being looked at, at the present time. In 1935, the state of Nebraska became the first state to offer pari-mutuel wagering ...

  • Zenyatta Makes It Nineteen

    Hollywood Park came alive with celebration and historical wonder as Zenyatta headed towards the finish line of her nineteenth career start and her nineteenth consecutive victory. This ...

  • Lear Jetta Catches the Public Eye

    Most people wait their whole lives to find the right horse and never get the opportunity to own that illusive winner. Jim McAuliffe, at the age of ninety-one, is one of the lucky owners who ...

  • USHWA Reward Harness Racing Community

    In 1947, the United States Harness Writing Association was established, and as it is a media organization, only press members and promoters are permitted to join the association. It was founded ...

  • Ismael Valenzuela Honored

    Ismael Valenzuela is one of the legendary jockeys in the horse racing industry, as he has ridden many championship horses and retired after winning 2 545 racing events. During this successful ...

  • New Technology for Keeneland Racecourse

    Sports fans always want to get a little closer to the sporting action, and when it comes to horse racing, spectators are no different. Of course, watching live horse racing and becoming part of ...

  • Fasig-Tipton Texas Mixed Sale

    Great excitement and anticipation is beginning to build around the Fasig-Tipton mixed sale, which will be taking place in Texas. The Fasig-Tipton Texas mixed sale will be hosted at the Lone Star ...

  • A day to Remember for Sumacha’hot

    The atmosphere was electric at Laurel Park Racecourse on Saturday, 26 September 2009, and spectators were scrambling to get their bets in and seats secured. The main race of the day was the Jim ...