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  • Tamworth Harness Racing Club Schedules Races

    The Tamworth Harness Racing Club is located in New South Wales, in Australia. It is a seven hundred and fifty meter horse racing track that once seemed to be doomed for closure, but has managed ...

  • Stem Cell Therapy Benefits Racehorses

    Many race horses suffer injuries to their legs, of which tendon injuries, knee and elbow injuries are the most common. The healing process can be painful and often places a horse on the ...

  • Inglorious Takes Queen’s Plate

    Inaugurated in 1860, the Queen's Plate is a thoroughbred horse racing event that is the oldest in Canada's racing history. It is run over a distance of one and a quarter miles, and is for horses ...

  • Maryland Horse Racing in a Crisis!

    West Virginia and Delaware are set to take away much of the sport betting business of neighboring Maryland. Charles Town in West Virginia is a typical example, lengthening its horse racing ...

  • Boundless Has No Limits

    Even though a stud career for Boundless is looming, the talented filly once again proved that she is not yet ready to be retired. Delivering a spectacular performance at the 2010 Hawke’s Bay Cup ...

  • Kauto Star Focused on 2009 Cheltenham Gold Cup

    Born on 19 March 2000, the name Kauto Star has been synonymous with outstanding racing performances and he has proved himself to be one of the greatest racehorses on the track today. Trained by ...

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  • Point to Point Horse Racing

    Similar in many ways to hunt races, point to point racing is a form of amateur horseracing. It occurs mainly in the various countries of the United Kingdom and is usually strictly limited to thoroughbred horses. In Ireland, point to point races are used as a way to introduce young horses to the sport while in England and Wales, horses used in point to point races are often at the end of ...

  • Nick Wilby

    Nick Wilby writes for Cheltenhamfestival.net, an award-winning horse racing news website.

  • 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 ...

  • Scioto Downs Horse Racing Track in Ohio

    Scioto Downs has provided superb harness racing facilities for more than 45 years. Some would say that the track has enjoyed a distinguished past as it has seen many of superstars of the sport competing on the track. Today a number of racing greats have made Scioto Downs their home ground and you can always expect to enjoy good racing at this raceway. You may even spot a favourite horse, ...

  • Limerick Race Track in Ireland

    With a long established horse racing industry, it isn’t often that you find a completely new course making it’s way onto the scene. Yet Limerick racecourse is just that – and it is the first entirely new, built-from-scratch racecourse to be built in Ireland in the last 50 years. The building of a new course was necessary once the old course in Greenpark closed down in 1999 after a 130-year ...

  • Chester Racecourse in England

    Many horse racing professionals dislike the Chester Racecourse, because it is so full of turns, without sufficient distance for horses to make up on the straight. This left-handed or anti-clockwise track requires special training, and does not suit horses and riders which compete on stamina and strategy. It is essential to get in to the lead early, and to hold it over the bends. The track ...