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  • Cheltenham 100/1 Stonkers

    As regular followers of my Cheltenham Blogs would know, I like an each way punt. Something at a tasty price which comes in gives me great pleasure. I would compare it to Adele eating a big mac, ...

  • Wisconsin Hall of Fame Welcomes Crafty Sailor

    The Wisconsin Harness Racing Hall of Fame is managed by the Wisconsin Harness Racing Association and has four categories for nominations and inductions: Living, Immortal, Equine and Family. For ...

  • Record Budget for Australian Harness Racing

    The duties of the Racing and Wagering Western Australia, or RWWA, includes regulating and supervising all racing aspects of harness racing, thoroughbred racing and greyhound racing that take ...

  • Welfare and Safety of the Racehorse Summit

    The first Welfare and Safety of Racehorse Summit was held in October 2006 and was coordinated by the Grayston-Jockey Research Foundation and The Jockey Club. This year the second summit is ...

  • It is all in the hoof

    When Mick Peterson first walked into a racecourse, approximately twelve years ago, he did not know much about horses, and even less in regard to the horse racing industry. But there was ...

  • Brilliant Post Draw for Lonestar Legend

    The Little Brown Jug is an annual harness racing event that takes place in Ohio and has been a part of the racing schedule since 1937. This year, the Little Brown Jug is taking place between the ...

  • Hoosier Cadillac Wins at Hoosier Park

    Hoosier Park came alive with horse racing action on Saturday, 5 July 2008, with thirteen racing events on the race card. Spectators filled the stands to support the various races that ranged ...

  • Golden Snake – A True Champion

    There are a handful of thoroughbred racehorses out there, that not only perform beyond expectations on the race track, but go on to sire magnificent racing champions. One of these spectacular ...

  • First Makybe Diva Foal Goes on Sale

    Makybe Diva is known to everyone in Australasia and seen as one of the most legendary racehorses of her time. It was a heartbreaking moment for fans and owner alike, when she retired on 1 ...

  • 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 ...

  • Authorities Take a Serious Look at Whips

    Tension and heated debates have started up again in the horse racing industry, in regard to the use of whips. Some see whips as an essential racing tool if used correctly, while others view the ...

  • The Low Down on DOD

    In 1986, the term Developmental Orthopaedic Disease, or DOD, was used for the first time. The term is a general description and can be misleading as DOD not only refers to bone diseases, but ...