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  • US Racing Industry Pursues Safer Racing Environment

    Attended by owners, breeders, horsemen, trainers, jockeys, veterinarians, track managers and regulators, the recent two-day Welfare and Safety of the Racehorse Summit held in Lexington, ...

  • Jumps Racing Season Action

    The Haydock Park Racecourse is located in Merseyside, England and is the venue for numerous flat horse racing events, as well as National Hunt racing. They offer spectators great facilities and ...

  • Art Official Rocks Meadowlands Pace

    On Saturday, the 19th of July 2008, the Meadowlands Pace took place in New Jersey for the twenty-eighth year. Indeed, the $1.1 million harness racing event was one of the most anticipated races ...

  • Charlie Mann Counts on Nadover

    The first Velka Pardubicka Steeplechase was held in 1874. It still takes place in the Czech Republic in the town of Pardubice. Every second weekend in October, the best steeplechase horses ...

  • Somebeachsomewhere is a Pacing Champion

    On 25 May 2005, a racing legend in the making was born. Somebeachsomewhere is a standardbred horse that was sired by Mach Three and is out of dam Wheres The Beach, a Beach Towl mare. Brent ...

  • Preparation Victory for Casino Drive

    Casino Drive is viewed as one of the horses capable of putting pressure on both Big Brown and Curlin in the upcoming Breeders’ Cup Classic. The unbeaten three year old has shown magnificent ...

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  • Les Bois Park Horse Racing Track in Idaho

    Les Bois Park may not be the biggest horseracing track in the US but if you live in Idaho you'll find that it is the only track in the state. The Les Bois Park track is a three-quarter mile horse racing track which hosts a number of quarter horse and thoroughbred horse races annually. It is located at the corner of Glenwood and Chinden in Boise and it is open to the public, although bettors ...

  • Quality Handicapping in Horse Racing

    Quality Handicapping is a recent modification on the practice of handicapping horses that has proven to be very popular, especially with those who enjoy wagering on horse races. It addresses the complaint by many horse racing fans that both “Standard Handicapping” and “Weight for Age” handicapping have gone too far in equalizing the playing field and the better horses are not being allowed ...

  • On-site Betting

    “A Day at the Races” was a popular Marx Brothers film from the late 1930s that used a horse racing theme, and for young people of that time and later, was often their first introduction to the goings-on at horse racing tracks. In fact, many of the scenes in the film were shot at the Santa Anita Racetrack, the venue of many triumphs by wonder horse Seabiscuit and home of the “Hundred ...

  • Horse Racing in Asia

    Horse racing in Asia seems to have taken a step back in time if we consider the rich genetic resources of the continent with respect to equine species. Martial races used horses for farming and transport, apart from in war, and new breeds were brought in from exotic parts of the globe at regular intervals. However, it was left to the British to introduce modern horse racing to Asia.

  • Golden Gate Fields Horse Racing Track in California

    Golden Gate Fields race track, owned by Magna Entertainment Corp., is located in California's Albany within the San Francisco Bay Area. Founded in 1941, Golden Gate Fields horse racing has a rich history, an exciting here-and-now, with a promising future. Golden Gate Fields is certain to be enjoyed by all racegoers.

  • Fair Grounds Race Course in Louisiana

    Fair Grounds Race Course in New Orleans, also referred to as the New Orleans Fair Grounds, is one of Louisiana's superb horse racing venues. Despite undergoing many difficulties through its years of operation, Fair Grounds Race Course has certainly made a name for itself and is one of the oldest racing sites in the country.