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  • Black Caviar Favorite for Diamond Jubilee Stakes

    With 22 wins out of 22 starts in her racing career, Australian mare Black Caviar is widely considered to be the fastest horse in the world at this time – and she's heading to the Royal Ascot ...

  • Shackleford Wins The Preakness

    The Preakness Stakes is the second leg to the Triple Crown, of which the Kentucky Derby was captured by Animal Kingdom this year. There were high hopes for Animal Kingdom, as each year the ...

  • Weekend of Disappointment for Cousin Vinny

    Nothing is cast in stone when it comes to horse racing. As with any athlete, horses are also prone to injury, bad days and bad luck. This weekend proved the unpredictability of horse racing once ...

  • Super Star in the Making

    The Arlington Park Mid America Triple consists of three racing events, namely the Arlington Classic, the American Derby and the Secretariat Stakes. Not many horses have been able to obtain this ...

  • Horse Wagering in Pop Culture

    Horse wagering in popular culture is a product of the many books, movies and television cartoons that have featured some aspect of horse racing and betting. From Looney Tunes to Seinfeld and ...

  • Saratoga Celebrates 150 Years of Racing Action

    Saratoga Race Course is celebrating its 150th anniversary this season, and there is plenty of racing action lined up for horse racing enthusiasts during the forty day meet which starts on Friday ...

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  • History of Horse Wagering

    Horse wagering, or the 'sport' of gambling on the results of a horse race or races, probably goes back as far as the domestication of the horse itself. One of the main reasons for raising and breeding horses was to create stronger, faster, more controllable beasts and this would naturally lead to competing owners testing their horses against one another. If human nature is any guide, both ...

  • Hanover Raceway Horse Racing Track in Canada

    Hanover Raceway is beautifully situated in Ontario's Hanover at the Fairgrounds. A top live harness racing venue in Canada, Hanover Raceway also features a casino with slot machines as well as an extensive simulcast wagering schedule. Large numbers of racing enthusiasts head to Hanover Raceway for a complete race day experience.

  • Louisiana Race Tracks

    The history of horse racing in the State of Louisiana, located in the southern region of the USA, can be traced back to the mid-1800s with the Fair Grounds Race Course first opening in 1852 as the Union Race Course. This historic race course in New Orleans hosts, among others, the Louisiana Derby, New Orleans Handicap, Silverbulletday Stakes and Bayou Breeders' Cup Handicap. With more than ...

  • Wyoming Racetracks

    Located in the Western United States, Wyoming features the majestic Rocky Mountain West range, while the eastern region of the State boasts the wide open spaces of the High Plains. With the nickname of the "Cowboy State" it is no surprise that horse-related activities are popular in Wyoming and the State's yoming Downs horse racing track, located in Evaston, is a popular venue for live ...

  • Breeding Horses

    Why Breeding Knowledge Helps in Horse BettingEveryone dreams of winning large amounts of cash in the betting odds of horse racing. The sport does of course have many recreational and entertainment dimensions, so punters can enjoy the thrills of races and the elegant spectacle of people in their finery at events, even if they are unsuccessful in horse racing betting. Nevertheless, it is ...

  • Horse Shows

    Elegance and Grace to Complement Horse Racing PleasureAlthough thoroughbreds and flat races dominate the world of horse racing, dressage remains it's most enchanting and endearing variation. While dressage steals the limelight briefly during the Olympics, true horse racing enthusiasts enjoy shows throughout the season every year. The spectacle of disciplined and skilled dressage ...