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  • Gloomy Prospects for 2009

    The troubled economy seems to have made life very difficult for a number of industries and the toll it has taken on the horse racing industry is becoming increasingly visible. Now, looking ...

  • First Defense Dominates Forego Handicap

    First Defense had won at Belmont Park Racecourse in June and then came second in the A.G. Vanderbilt just over a month later. Trainer Bobby Frankel was a little worried that First Defense would ...

  • Horse Racing Lessons for Government from Quebec

    Controversy surrounds the role of governments in the world of horse racing. It is tempting to ask politicians and bureaucrats to stay away from the complexities of sports betting and race track ...

  • Weather Halts British Racing

    Britain is known for its exciting and noteworthy horse racing, but as with most countries, racing takes place when the weather is good. If there is a risk of the weather affecting the health and ...

  • Basin Banannie – Indiana-Bred Horse of the Year

    In the world of horse racing, top honors means receiving the Horse of the Year Award. Horses, owners, trainers and jockeys throw their hearts and efforts into every race to perform at their peak ...

  • Record Breaking Attendance at Del Mar Racecourse

    In 1996 Del Mar Racecourse saw thousands flocking into the grandstands to watch the legendary Cigar in action in the Pacific Classic. Attracting such a massive crowd is indeed a rare occurrence, ...

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  • Buffalo Raceway in New York

    Buffalo Raceway has been a popular meeting ground for the residents of Western New York since as early as 1942. This harness racing raceway was developed on the Erie County Fairgrounds in Hamburg shortly after the passing of a bill allowing pari-mutuel harness racing. The half-mile track at the Fairgrounds proved to be a popular addition to an already well-liked recreational spot – a fact ...

  • Tim McCullough

    Tim McCullough is a lifelong horse racing enthusiast, who has spent time working in the industry. Passionate, and knowledgeable, he writes a regular blog with up to date information on the world of racing. Tim is always ready to give his opinion on timely industry issues.The Quarter Pole - Blog by Tim McCullough

  • Arkansas Racetracks

    Arkansas’ major horse racing facility is the Oaklawn Jockey Club Racing Track, which hosted its first live horse racing event way back in February 1905. Since the inauguration of this world class establishment, the Oaklawn Jockey Club Racing Track has been the venue of many memorable race meetings and has seen some of the best competitors battle it out on the track. Competitors from all over ...

  • Flemington Horse Racing Track in Australia

    Mark Twain was almost never at a loss for words, so any horse racing enthusiast who has not yet been to the Flemington Racecourse in Melbourne can well imagine the charms of a track which stunned even the fabled man of words into sheer amazement! Actually, Mark Twain’s dumbfounded response at the spectacle of Australia’s most glorious horse racing gem was rather eloquent, for mere words do ...

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  • Ellis Park Race Track in Kentucky

    Ellis Park Racetrack in Kentucky's Henderson was originally established in 1922 by the Green River Jockey Club. This lovely racecourse hosts many outstanding events through the season which runs from July through to Labor Day. Racegoers from Kentucky and surrounding States gather at Henderson's Ellis Park during the race season for an exciting day at the races.