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  • Trading A Pen For Reins

    Many of us give up on our childhood dreams as life and its many challenges often steer us in different directions. But we may find that the memory of those dreams sometimes leads us back to our ...

  • Ocala Breeder’s Sales Co. August Sale

    The Ocala Breeder’s Sales Co. kicked off their August Sale on Monday, 18 August 2008. The four day sale has been successful, even though the average pricing has declined when compared to last ...

  • Elegance and Grace to Supplement Horse Racing Pleasure

    Though 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 ...

  • Summer Squall Remembered

    There are many people who mourn the loss of the great stallion, Summer Squall. He did not only make a great impact on horse racing, but touched the lives of so many. He was not the biggest horse ...

  • Pitman Wins National Trainers’ Premiership

    Michael Pitman has been a trainer for twenty-nine years and has worked with some of the best horses New Zealand has to offer. His patience and passion for horse racing finally paid off when it ...

  • Heat Exhaustion in Horses

    Summer months can be harsh due to high temperatures, and this can be just as dangerous to horses as it can to humans. Competitive horses are at greater risk, as they are expected to perform at ...

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  • Beulah Park Horse Racing Track in Ohio

    Founded in 1923, Beulah Park has the distinction of being the first thoroughbred racetrack in Ohio. Situated near Grove City not far from downtown Columbus, Beulah Park enjoys a small town atmosphere, while not being far from the big city. It is also located close to two major freeways so access is easy and convenient. Today this great track is one of three thoroughbred racetracks in the ...

  • The Legendary Desert Orchid

    The 13th of November 2006 will remain one of the blackest days, in the history of the National Hunt Racing community. Many tears have been cried, and many will still be cried, each time the name Desert Orchid is spoken. This beautiful and elegant gelding was respected by each rider that had ever mounted him, instilled hope into many admiring hearts and injected courage and ...

  • Melbourne Horse Racing Club

    The Melbourne Racing Club is located in Melbourne, Australia. It has two main racing centres – one in Caulfield and the other in Sandown – which are considered to be the two of the best tracks in the metropolis of Melbourne. The club conducts 65 race meetings at these two race clubs each year – roughly half of all the races which are run in Melbourne annually.

  • Balmoral Park Horse Racing Track in Illinois

    Balmoral Park in Crete, Illinois, is a popular year-round harness racing track that has been running since 1925. Boasting excellent racing events, top steeds, brilliant drivers and excellent facilities, Balmoral Park race track also hosts simulcast racing, so the good times never end.

  • Lebanon Raceway in Ohio

    If you’re travelling to Ohio and are looking for an entertaining alternative to the usual list of things to do, why not visit the Lebanon Raceway? Situated in Lebanon, Ohio, this half-mile raceway offers live harness racing from September through to May. Though set at a somewhat slower pace than thoroughbred racing, harness racing combines the elements of exciting live action racing with ...

  • Hoosier Park Horse Racing Track in Indiana

    Located in Anderson, Indiana, Hoosier Park is a racetrack that caters to the needs of both thoroughbred and standardbred racing. A relatively new track, Hoosier Park was opened on 1 September 1994 after a few years of planning and organising, as well as roughly $13 million dollars which was spent on construction. Hoosier park was opened to a crowd of 7,633 in the middle of the standardbred ...