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  • 5000 for Scott Lake

    For racehorse trainers each victory, no matter how big or small, is a momentous occasion, as the thrill of watching a horse under your guidance cross the finish line in first position never goes ...

  • 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 ...

  • Jockey Gary Stevens Continues Winning Streak

    Hall of Fame jockey Gary Stevens added five victories to his already impressive string of achievements this past weekend at Santa Anita. He started off on Saturday riding All for Us to victory ...

  • 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 ...

  • Purchasing a Racehorse through Public Auction

    The most important part of getting into the horse racing industry is purchasing a good racehorse. Most of the big stable yards send their bloodstock agents to the various sales to make a ...

  • Record Sale At Fasig-Tipton

    On Sunday, the 2nd of November 2008, the Fasig-Tipton November Thoroughbred sale got underway. Everyone expected there to be a number of spectacular horses on the list of horses for sale, but ...

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  • New Jersey Racetracks

    New Jersey boasts a number of spectacular horse racing facilities, such as the Freehold Raceway, Monmouth Park Race Track and Meadowlands Racetrack. The Monmouth Park Race Track, originally established in 1870, is home to breathtaking graded stakes events such as the Matchmaker Handicap, the prestigious Haskell Invitational Handicap and the Monmouth Breeders’ Cup Oaks. Freehold Raceway is ...

  • Illinois Racetracks

    Illinois boasts a wide variety of horse racing tracks where racing enthusiasts are able to enjoy various types of racing. There is also a great horse racing history to explore when visiting some of the older race tracks in Illinois.

  • Fouling and Bumping as Horse Racing Strategies

    In thoroughbred horse racing, horses must race over an oval course that is typically 1¼ miles in length and, hopefully, finish first while at the same time avoiding “fouling”. To race successfully requires more than a jockey running a horse at full speed from out of the gate. Because horse racing is as much strategic as psychological, race track organizers set course distances that are ...

  • Emerald Downs Horse Racing Track in Washington

    Emerald Downs of Washington's Auburn Valley, is a prestigious thoroughbred racetrack, beautifully situated with Mount Rainer as a backdrop. A calendar full of exciting horse racing events and fun activities attracts large numbers of racegoers to Emerald Downs racetrack every summer.

  • Racecourses in England

    The very first recorded race to take place in Britain was held in London in the year 1174; although it is believed that racing was introduced here during 200 AD by the Roman Empire. Britain has upheld its rich racing heritage through various horse racing disciplines such as flat racing, National Hunt racing and point to point racing. All racing is overseen by the British Horseracing ...