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  • Secretariat “Vox Populi” Award Finalists Announced

    When the announcement of the finalists for the Secretariat "Vox Populi" Award was made recently, the response from horse racing fans was almost immediate...

  • Mine that Bird ready for West Virginia

    For horse racing enthusiasts in West Virginia, the upcoming West Virginia Derby will be a one of a kind event, but then again, Mine that Bird and his trainer, Bennie “Chip” Woolley Jr. are one ...

  • And the Winner is… Harlem Rocker!

    On Sunday 13 July 2008, a field of seven horses got ready for the running of the $500 000 Prince of Wales Stakes. Known as the second leg of the Canadian Triple Crown, many spectators were ...

  • Make the Story of Dan Patch Your Next Read

    The story of Dan Patch begins on 29 April 1896, when a knobbly-kneed and clumsy little colt was born to owner Dan Messner. Not seeing much racing potential in the colt was disappointing to ...

  • New Technology for More Humane Horse Racing

    We are now within sight of a more caring era in horse racing. Foals born from now on need no longer have to retire from competition, much less put down because of injuries sustained in the sport ...

  • Chocolate Candy: A Horse Racing Treat

    The magnificent three year old Chocolate Candy has most definitely been bred with the genes to run. Out of the mare Crownette (Seattle Slew), a stakes winner during her career, and with Pacific ...

  • New Health and Safety Initiatives

    In the horse racing industry there are a few power houses that are known to all, and being the second biggest racetrack holdings company, Penn National Gaming Inc. packs a mighty punch when it ...

  • The New SIM2WIN Handicapping Product

    Picking a race winner for the day has long been considered an art form, as there are a lot of factors that are looked at before placing a bet. Amateur horse racing enthusiasts often turn to the ...

  • The Illinois Formula for Horse Racing

    The very State which drew dollops of dollars away from horse racing to other forms of gambling in the early 1990s, has decided that it is time for pay-back. Governor Blagojevich has recently ...

  • Frankel Shines at British Champions Day

    Punted as the richest day in British horse racing, the inaugural British Champions Day at Ascot on Saturday 15 October attracted close to 27,000 spectators, many of whom were eager supporters of ...

  • The Bet Direct Winter Derby

    Affectionately known as “Leafy Lingfield”, the Lingfield Park racecourse is the annual host for the Bet Direct Winter Derby. Set amongst the breathtaking beauty of a six hundred acre estate, ...

  • Winning Systems in Horse Racing

    Blackjack and horse racing vie for attention, and some enthusiasts switch between these forms of recreation. However, sports betting in horse racing calls for very different skills from systems ...