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  • Equine Hydrotherapy

    It is no secret that the ocean is one of the best therapies and treatments for horses with leg injuries and even various diseases. The legendary Red Rum, winner of three Grand Nationals, was ...

  • Hollywood Park Closes After 75 Years of Racing

    Sunday's attendance at Betfair Hollywood Park exceeded 13,000 as horseracing fans gathered to enjoy the track's final day of racing. Hollywood Park has been operating for 75 years and has hosted ...

  • Woodward Victory for Curlin

    The “Graveyard of Champions” legend of Saratoga Racecourse did not apply to Curlin on Saturday, 30 August 2008, as he soared into the lead to win the Woodward Stakes. Winning the Woodward Stakes ...

  • Record Budget for Australian Harness Racing

    The duties of the Racing and Wagering Western Australia, or RWWA, includes regulating and supervising all racing aspects of harness racing, thoroughbred racing and greyhound racing that take ...

  • NYRA to Host Introduction to Racehorse Ownership

    In an effort to boost the current number of racehorse owners, the New York Racing Association will be hosting a "New Owners Luncheon" at Saratoga Race Course on August 18. The event will be ...

  • Elliott Makes 4000

    Many would say that Steward Elliott was born to be a jockey, following in his father’s footsteps and having support from a mother who found her passion in show horses. Born on 1 march 1965, in ...

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  • Genetics in Race Horse Breeding

    New Trends in Breeding Horse Racing ChampionsBreeding improved animals has always fascinated horse racing lovers. It has become a time honored tradition to extend the life of male horses particularly as studs, long after they are too old to race, or even slightly injured. Many wagers are placed on the basis of ancestry, rather than evidence of current performance.

  • Betting Exchanges

    Betting Exchanges are a recent innovation in horse wagering, having first been offered to the public in 2000, although only in the UK at that time. The theory behind betting exchanges is remarkably simple: consider the large pool of motivated bettors much like a group of investors at a stock exchange. The bettors, through an expressly designed online interface, place their bets not only FOR ...

  • Horse Racing in South Africa

    It would be harsh to judge horse racing in isolation of its environment. South Africa is emerging in to the modern world in many respects, and is a land of extremes between extravagant living and social disorder; the horse racing scene is not dissimilar!

  • Kentucky Race Tracks

    The Commonwealth of Kentucky in the United States is well known for it bluegrass music, bourbon distilleries, thoroughbred horse breeding and horse racing. This vibrant Southern state is clearly not short on hospitality and this is evident at Kentucky's horse racing tracks, the majority of which, in addition to the main attraction of horse racing, offer activities for the whole family to ...

  • Yavapai Downs Horse Racing Track in Arizona

    Yavapai Downs (previously Prescott Downs) is a quarter horse and thoroughbred horse racing track in Arizona's Prescott Valley. With a calendar of exciting races between Memorial Day and Labor Day, Yavapai Downs race track is also well known for the Yavapai County Fair.

  • The Arabian Jockey Club

    The Arabian Jockey Club based in Aurora is a national non-profit organization which aims to promote the Arabian racing industry, primarily by means of educational programs. In 1987 the Arabian Jockey Club was set-up to organize events and to assist those interested in the Arabian racing industry.