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  • The Magic of Oaklawn

    Oaklawn Park is located in Hot Springs, Arkansas, nestled in the Quachita Mountains. I recently spent the weekend there and had a great one-on-one interview with Terry Wallace. (Yes, I did cash ...

  • Hats Off to Gemswick Park

    Old Hat was a phenomenal race horse during her time on the track. She became a household name, and in 1964 and 1965 she was crowned the American Champion Older Female Horse. In the six years she ...

  • A Tribute to the First Triple Crown Winner

    The level of excitement generated for the Belmont Stakes was largely driven by the hope that California Chrome would become the first winner of the Triple Crown since Affirmed's victory in 1978, ...

  • Book Your Ticket for the Aintree Grand National

    The Aintree Grand National is sponsored by John Smith’s. Its inaugural race was run in 1839, and has grown to be one of the most anticipated and famous horse racing events. It is a racing event ...

  • Ascot Hosts British Champions Day

    Taking place at Ascot on 15 October 2011, the QIPCO British Champions Day is promoted as "Britain’s Richest Ever Raceday" and looks set to become a highlight on the British horseracing calendar ...

  • Heart Monitors Assist Training

    As with human athletes, horses need to build up fitness and strength over a period of time before running in any racing events. Once a satisfactory fitness level has been achieved, it is ...

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  • Horse Racing Books

    Have You Read a Top Horse Racing Book Lately?A horse racing Book is a most enjoyable way to learn about this fascinating sport. It adds special pleasure on a vacation, and is also a great way of filling idle time during a trip. Everyone would love to receive a gift of a horse racing book, because it can be so full of interesting information about both horse racing and wagering.

  • Robert Holmes

    I have a keen interest in Racing, especially the wagering aspect. I am a follower of British Jumps Racing and enjoy Flat racing internationally.Please follow me on twitter @RHolmes24 for any tips I may share from time to time.

  • Horse Racing Handicapping

    Handicapping has an unfair place of importance in modern horse racing. There was a time in the last century when it was the only way of picking winners, but this is no longer the case. We can blame book makers for underscoring handicapping in horse racing with such a bold pencil, because it is integral to their business model! Handicapping separates professionals from amateurs in horse ...

  • West Virginia Racetracks

    Much of the mountainous region of West Virginia was first explored by adventurous pioneers on horseback. Centuries later, men on horseback continue to generate excitement, but these days it is on the race tracks of West Virginia. The Charles Town Races and Slots is a first-class facility which was first opened in December 1933 and in subsequent years has become the venue for a host of ...

  • Harrah's Louisiana Downs Horse Racing Track

    Harrah's Louisiana Downs is situated on a 350 acre plot in Bossier City of Louisiana. Originally opened in 1974, Louisiana Downs race track has developed into a full-fledged horse racing and casino establishment. As a premier venue, Harrah's Louisiana Downs is all about gaming action with thrilling live horse racing, slot machines, great dining and much more, every day of the week.

  • Northfield Park Horse Racing Track in Ohio

    Rated as one of the country’s premier harness racing facilities, Northfield Park has the distinction of offering year-round live harness racing. Races usually take place on Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays and Saturdays but you should check ahead before heading out to the track. Northfield Park also has full-card simulcasting which continues on an almost year-round basis.