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  • New Technology Enables Horse Scan Breakthrough

    It seems that new technology has potentially revolutionized the way that respiratory diseases are diagnosed in race horses. New equipment developed and currently in use in Scotland allows vets ...

  • "Secretariat" – Portrayal of a Champion

    Born on March 30, 1970, and going on to reach legendary status with his 31-length lead at the 1973 Belmont Stakes, resulting in a U.S. Triple Crown win, Secretariat was a horse that will long be ...

  • 2011 Travers Stakes

    The historical Travers Stakes was inaugurated in 1864 and was named after the then Saratoga Racing Association president, William R. Travers. Not only was the race named after him but his horse ...

  • Santa Anita Weekend Magic

    The Santa Anita Racecourse was opened in the year 1934, and the very next year the Santa Anita Handicap was inaugurated. It has remained a very popular horse racing event for horses that are ...

  • The 2007 Belmont Stakes Continues an American Tradition

    The 139th running of the Belmont Stakes, scheduled for June 9, 2007 at historic Belmont Park in Elmont, NY, perpetuates an American tradition that stretches back nearly to Civil War times. It ...

  • Starting Gate Training – Why and How

    Unfortunately, all the sales talk that company representatives use to sell a starting gate does not guarantee that a race horse is going to enter them. Trying to reassure a race horse that it ...

  • Show Stopper at Barretts Sale

    At this year’s Barretts Summer Sale, sales had dropped significantly due to the lack of availability of horses for sale. But is still did not put a dampner on proceedings, as a few horses stood ...

  • Tizfiz Shines for DeLeon

    Tizfiz was bred by Diamond A Racing in Kentucky, and was sired by Tiznow, out of the Go for Gin mare, Gin Running. Up until the 4th of October 2008, she was trained by Richard Mandella, but was ...

  • Our Vic Shines at Aintree

    The Aintree Grand National has kicked off in high gear, with many nail-biting races and thrilling finishes. As the contenders for the Totesport Bowl Chase started getting ready, anticipation ...

  • 74th Hunt Racing Day At Montpelier

    For the 74th time, hunt racing events will return to the Montpelier estate on Saturday, 1 November 2008, and promises to be a day filled with entertainment, racing action and activities. The ...

  • 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 ...

  • Weekend Racing at Belmont

    Belmont Park was again the venue of great upset and unexpected triumph on Saturday, 28 June 2008, as the Grade 1 Mother Goose Stakes and Grade 1 Suburban Handicap thrilled, excited and ...