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  • Running Aces Harness Park Open for Racing

    Minnesota has been waiting anxiously for the Running Aces Harness Park grand opening, which took place on the weekend. Opening to the public for the first time on Friday, 11 April 2008, it was ...

  • Growth of Harness Racing in South Africa

    Harness Racing in South Africa is only now started to take off, whereas in Europe, North America, Australasia and Australia harness racing has been enjoyed for many years. Dean Latimer and ...

  • 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 ...

  • Florida Derby Taken by Ice Box

    Crowds gathered at Gulfstream Park on Saturday, 20 March 2010, to witness the running of the 2010 Florida Derby. This historic race was inaugurated in 1952, and has become a popular Grade 1 ...

  • Laura Rosier Honored

    The San Luis Rey Downs training facility has been home to many spectacular horses of the years. It takes great management skills and dedication to horses and the horse racing industry to ensure ...

  • The Prestigious Derby Italiano in Rome

    As with many racing events, their roots lie deeply buried in the annals of history, and such is the case when looking at the Derby Italiano. Held in Rome during the month of May, the Derby ...

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  • Ladbroke at the Meadows Horse Racing Track in Pennsylvania

    Ladbroke at the Meadows is often called ‘one of Pittsburgh’s best kept secrets’ as none would assume that this pretty little racetrack could be quite so popular. The track opened in the 1960s and has since gained a reputation for being an outstanding harness racing facility. It has also become a central part of Pittsburgh’s professional sports scene.

  • The Jockey Club

    The Jockey Club established in 1894 in the city of New York is a breed registry dedicated to thoroughbred horses throughout the United States, Canada and Puerto Rico. The organization is responsible for the American Stud Book and plays a large role in the improvement of thoroughbred racing and breeding. Today, the Jockey Club has offices in New York, Kentucky and Lexington.

  • Belmont Park Race Track in New York

    Located on Long Island just outside the New York City limits, Belmont Park is one of the country’s major thoroughbred horse-racing facilities. First opened in 1905, the facilities feature the largest dirt track in Thoroughbred racing. Besides offering great racing facilities, Belmont Park is also the home of the Belmont Stakes, which constitutes the third leg of the Triple Crown.

  • Arabian Horse Racing

    When you mention horse racing the first thing that comes to most peoples minds is thoroughbred racehorses galloping to gain victory. However, thoroughbred horse racing had its beginnings with Arabian Horse Racing. Indeed, Arabian horses are well-known as hot-blooded, fleet-footed steeds, prepared to take on the greatest challenges with immense stamina. Arabian horse racing has certainly ...

  • Hamilton Park Horse Racing Track in England

    Hamilton Park Racecourse, just south of Scotland's city of Glasgow, has been a horse racing rendezvous since 1782, with the current course dating back to 1926. The Scottish racecourse became well-known as the United Kingdom's first course to present evening racing in 1947. Today Hamilton Park Racecourse is still a popular horse racing venue with a year-round calendar. Recently refurbished, ...

  • Hastings Park Horse Racing Track in Canada

    Situated in Vancouver, Hastings Park is a popular racing venue that has been in operation for over 100 years. Thoroughbred racing has gained great international appeal as one of the most exciting sports around. Hastings Park racecourse has certainly benefited from this popularity and is among the top thoroughbred venues in Canada.