Posts Tagged ‘ harness racing ’

Harness Racing Awards for 2013 Season

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Three-year-old filly trotter Bee A Magician made a big impression at the 2013 Dan Patch Awards banquet at Dover Downs on Sunday February 23, where she was named 2013 Horse of the Year by the US Harness Writers Association...

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Harness Racing Highlights

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The history of standardbred horses in North America can be traced back to the English thoroughbred stallion by the name of Messenger which was brought to the United States in 1788 as a racehorse sire...

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Alliance Promotes Value of Horse Racing in New York State

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A video released by the New York Horse Racing and Agriculture Industry Alliance detailing the benefits of horse racing in the Empire State was recently screened at the USTA District 8A annual membership meeting. In addition to viewing the eleven minute video, members present at the meeting received an information pack...

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Scientists Discover Trotting Ability is Genetic

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A groundbreaking study in the field of genetics has revealed that some horses are not able to trot or pace, regardless of their training, while for others trotting is a breeze. The discovery could have far-reaching implications for an industry that spends huge amounts of time and resources training horses for ...

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