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  • Kentucky Derby 2008 Contenders

    The horse racing fraternity presently has their eyes on one big event – the Kentucky Derby. As contenders take part in racing events leading up to this spectacular affair, punters watch their ...

  • Peppers Pride Makes History

    Horses such as Citation (Triple Crown winner in 1948), Mister Frisky, Hallowed Dreams and Cigar stand out in North American horse racing history. Not only for their individual achievements ...

  • Kauto Star to Compete in Cheltenham Gold Cup

    Described by trainer Paul Nicholls as "the horse of a lifetime", Kauto Star has been given the all-clear to compete in the upcoming Cheltenham Gold Cup after suffering an injury during schooling ...

  • Jack o’Lantern Lights up Hollywood Prevue Stakes

    Jack o’Lantern was purchased by Purple Shamrock Racing and Bruce Chandler at the 2007 Fasig-Tipton Kentucky October sale for $10 500. Trainer Richard Matlow immediately liked Jack o’ Lantern, ...

  • 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 ...

  • Safety Commission Swings into Gear

    After the heartbreaking and tragic breakdown of Eight Belles at the Kentucky Derby, it became clear that stricter safety measures in all aspects of racing needed to be addressed. Not that the ...

  • Retirement Plans For Peppers Pride

    When Peppers Pride managed to secure her sixteenth consecutive victory, she made history. She joined an elite group of horses such as Cigar, Hallowed Dreams and Citation, who also achieved this ...

  • Jumps Racing Season Starts At Warwick

    Near the breathtaking Warwick Castle, lies a historic horse racing track that overflows with charm and beauty and has been the venue of horse racing events since the early 1740’s; Warwick ...

  • Moving Thoroughbreds Safely to Horse Racing Destinations

    Seasonal factors make transport of thoroughbreds an inevitable part of horse racing. This is particularly the case with race courses in temperate climes, where the number of days in the calendar ...

  • Hollywood Park’s Autumn Meet Underway

    Betfair Hollywood Park's Autumn Meet is set to provide plenty of horseracing action. Starting November 8, racing will take place four days a week – Thursdays through Sundays – with first post at ...

  • Curragh – The Home of Irish Horse Racing

    The Curragh Racecourse in Kildare is synonymous with Irish horse racing. The very first race in Ireland took place here in 1741 and it has remained the head quarters of horse racing in Ireland ...

  • Exciting Upgrade of Hoosier Park

    Hoosier Park in Anderson, Indiana, was opened in 1994 as the first pari-mutuel horse racing business in Indiana. Hoosier Park started off as a standardbred race track, later adding thoroughbred ...