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  • Nicanor Gets Ready for Action

    Walking out onto the track for training, his curiosity gets the better of him. He looks at his surroundings, and his intelligence absorbs every moment out on the field. His rider waits patiently ...

  • Darley Stud to buy Australian Breeding Empire

    The Ingham family name is synonymous with horse racing in Australia. It is an empire that was built over forty years in the business, and grew to be one of the leading bloodstock and breeding ...

  • 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 ...

  • Secretariat Nominated for 2013 CHRHF Honor

    Details of the election ballot for the 2013 Canadian Horse Racing Hall of Fame (CHRHF) have been released, with the results of the election process due to be made known on April 9, 2013. Changes ...

  • Retirement on Lava Man’s Horizon

    Lava Man is probably one of the most legendary horses on the track today. The seven year old gelding went from being a $50 000 claiming horse, to a racing phenomenon. But lately, even though he ...

  • Royal Ascot Results: Five Action-packed Days

    Many had been eagerly awaiting the thrills of Royal Ascot, and when the entourage of horses and riders came into sight the spectators started to cheer. Following the riders were the horse drawn ...

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  • Thoroughbred Flat Horse Racing - The Sport of Kings

    Of the many different forms of horse racing taking place today, thoroughbred racing, or flat racing, is probably the most popular and the most well known. In this form of racing, a horse has to race competitors over a certain set distance. The track is usually oval in shape and the surface can be dirt, turf (grass) or all-weather which is usually synthetic. There are no obstacles on the ...

  • Australia Racetracks

    Horse racing in Australia was once regulated by organizations such as the Australian Conference of Principal Racing Clubs and the National Office of Australian Racing, which was established in 1990. The role the Australian Conference of Principal Racing Clubs played in Australia can be traced back to the early 1900s, and in 1998 the present Australian Racing Board was established. This is a ...

  • Yellowstone Downs Horse Racing Track in Montana

    Imagine the sound as a dozen or so well-bred horses thunder down a racetrack only meters from where you are sitting. Imagine the feeling you would experience as your favourite horse – your lucky number – makes its way to the front and competes for first place. Picture the exhilaration of seeing your horse cross the finish line first. When you look at it like that, it’s not difficult to ...

  • Buffalo Raceway in New York

    Buffalo Raceway has been a popular meeting ground for the residents of Western New York since as early as 1942. This harness racing raceway was developed on the Erie County Fairgrounds in Hamburg shortly after the passing of a bill allowing pari-mutuel harness racing. The half-mile track at the Fairgrounds proved to be a popular addition to an already well-liked recreational spot – a fact ...

  • Wyoming Downs Horse Racing Track in Wyoming

    Wyoming Downs in Evanston is the only racing track in the State of Wyoming. Recently purchased by Wyoming Entertainment LLC, based in California, Wyoming Downs is a popular thoroughbred and quarter horse racing establishment during the summer months. Boasting excellent facilities and top-class racing events, and located just 80 miles from Salt Lake City, there is little wonder as to why ...

  • Brighton Race Course in England

    Brighton Racecourse is perfectly situated just on the outskirts of the colorful city of Brighton and alongside the stunning blue sea. All through the year Brighton Racecourse offers spectacular views of Brighton Marina and Sussex Downs, a lovely setting for a day at the races. A popular leisure venue, Brighton hosts some 20 race meetings as well as a number of other events. Since Brighton ...