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  • Victory for Wasted Tears

    Del Mar Racecourse was buzzing with excitement as the running of the John C. Mabee Stakes got under way. An extremely talented field of competitors entered the starting gates of this magnificent ...

  • The Breeders Cup: How the Best of the Best are Selected

    Everyone in the horse racing world must dream of taking part in the Breeders Cup, a premier U.S. event every November. Television screens, satellites, and computers have made life easy for ...

  • Spring and the 2000 Guineas

    As the Cheltenham Festival disappears behind Cleeve Hill for another year and with the number of short priced favourites turned over fresh in the memory, my attentions swerved towards the spring ...

  • Harness Racing Records Broken

    As with rules, they say, records were also made to be broken, and in the harness racing industry there were two records that had remained untouched since the 1990s, making them the two longest ...

  • HOK Sport to Bring Keeneland Vision to Life

    Keeneland Racecourse has been home to horse racing for seventy-two years. It has built up a reputation for providing great facilities, hosting magnificent racing events and accommodating the ...

  • Purim Fulfills a Dream

    At the Shadwell Turf Mile, a Grade 1 race, hardly anyone took notice of a racehorse named Purim. All eyes were on the racing favorites, with names such as Shakis, Astronomer Royal and Cosmonaut. ...

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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.

  • Golden Gate Fields Horse Racing Track in California

    Golden Gate Fields race track, owned by Magna Entertainment Corp., is located in California's Albany within the San Francisco Bay Area. Founded in 1941, Golden Gate Fields horse racing has a rich history, an exciting here-and-now, with a promising future. Golden Gate Fields is certain to be enjoyed by all racegoers.

  • Fair Grounds Race Course in Louisiana

    Fair Grounds Race Course in New Orleans, also referred to as the New Orleans Fair Grounds, is one of Louisiana's superb horse racing venues. Despite undergoing many difficulties through its years of operation, Fair Grounds Race Course has certainly made a name for itself and is one of the oldest racing sites in the country.

  • Montana Downs at Great Falls Horse Racing Track

    Montana Downs at Great Falls is located at Montana Expo Park, with their racing season taking place during the Montana State Fair in July and August. Visitors to Montana Downs at Great Falls can look forward to several days of fantastic Thoroughbred, Paint and Quarter horse racing, along with abundant entertainment that accompanies the State Fair.

  • Keeneland Race Track in Kentucky

    Keeneland, located across from Lexington's Blue Grass Airport in Kentucky, encompasses an area of 907 acres. In operation since 1936, Keeneland Racecourse hosts numerous live races in April and October every year. This lovely, somewhat rustic, track featured in the racing scenes of the movie “Seabiscuit” (2003). Keeneland is renowned not only for its impressive race track but also for the ...

  • Indiana Racetracks

    There are two major horse racing tracks in Indiana. One being Hoosier Park, located in Anderson, and the other is Indiana Downs, situated just outside Indianapolis in Shelbyville. Both these tracks are relatively new to the horse racing industry, but have developed into state-of-the-art facilities, which are well supported by horsemen and racing enthusiasts. Hoosier Park is the older of the ...