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  • War Pass Claims Victory at Belmont

    This past weekend proved yet again that predicting the outcome of a race has a lot to do with luck. The sport of horse racing has always been a game of hopes, dreams and hot horse racing tips, ...

  • New Life for Stradbroke Week

    The Stradbroke Handicap is a race that has been a part of the Australian racing industry since 1890. It was named in honor of legendary architect Lord Stradbroke, and was catapulted into the ...

  • New York Sire Stakes Annual Awards Banquet

    The New York Sire Stakes was established in the year 1965 and was the first program in North America to promote and support quality standardbred horse breeding. Many other programs followed ...

  • Spectacular Win for Gayego

    Gayego has been improving with every racing event he enters. His fighting spirit and willpower have allowed him to stun the crowds with some spectacular finishes. Even though he has not won ...

  • Field of Seven to Compete in Woodward Stakes at Saratoga

    The annual Grade 1 Woodward Stakes at Saratoga has a field of seven running the distance of 1 1/8 miles, with Mucho Macho Man favored to win what will be his Grade 1 début race...

  • The Akhal-Teke Breed in Horse Racing

    At first glance, you would think that you were looking at a Thoroughbred horse. But then he walks out into the sun and an almost blinding metallic glow ripples across his coat and muscles and ...

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  • Churchill Downs Race Track in Kentucky

    Kentucky's Churchill Downs is situated on Louisville's Central Avenue and is best-known as the venue for the annual Kentucky Derby. Declared a National Historic Landmark in 1986, Churchill Downs race track was opened in 1897. Its first year was filled with action as both the Kentucky Oaks and the Kentucky Derby were run here for the first time. Churchill Downs is operated by Churchill Downs ...

  • 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 ...

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  • Belmont Park Race Track in New York

    Located on Long Island just outside the New York City limits, Belmont Park is one of the country’s major thoroughbred horse-racing facilities. First opened in 1905, the facilities feature the largest dirt track in Thoroughbred racing. Besides offering great racing facilities, Belmont Park is also the home of the Belmont Stakes, which constitutes the third leg of the Triple Crown.

  • Horse Racing Strategy

    Whether you enjoy participating in fantasy horse racing or wagering on the real deal, you’ll likely already be working on a few racing strategies to ensure that your chances of success are as high as possible. Those in the know will tell you that horse betting is better not left to chance, as you will need to understand handicapping and other horse racing systems to ensure that you make more ...

  • 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 ...