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  • Function of the Alberta Breed Improvement Program

    Improving the breeding and quality of horses is the main focus of the Alberta Breed Improvement Program. By evaluating certain characteristics in a particular horse, the evaluators are able to ...

  • 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 ...

  • 2009 Check-Off Program

    Not many people give much thought as to what becomes of racehorses once their horse racing careers are over. They simply see a horse racing, and after the announcement is made that a horse is ...

  • Mongolian Horse Racing – An Unusual Cross-Country Event

    Every year hundreds of spectators gather together at a stadium to watch the start and finish of a magnificent horse race. But this is no thoroughbred flat race – it is a hard-hitting ...

  • Scorpion Moon Takes Joseph Carney Memorial Trot

    On 9 March 2003 the harness racing world was rocked by the news that the owner and president of Rockingham Park Racecourse had passed away. Thomas Carney, brother to the late Joseph Carney, took ...

  • Fonner Park in Tonight Rainbow’s Future

    The Grasmick Stakes, for three year old horses and older, will be run on the 21st of February 2009 over a distance of four furlongs at Fonner Park. With a purse of $10 000, there will be many ...

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  • Columbus Park Horse Racing Track in Nebraska

    Nebraska's Columbus Races are held annually at the Platte County Agricultural Society Park in Columbus. Exciting thoroughbred races are hosted at Columbus Park between the months of July to September during which time the Annual Platte County Fair takes place in July. Columbus Park has been in operation for around 65 years and attracts large numbers of racing enthusiasts.

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  • Racetracks in Canada

    Associations, such as the Ontario Horse Racing Industry Association and the Alberta Quarter Horse Racing Association, which was established in 1968, oversee and perform numerous tasks in regard to the various forms of horse racing in Canada. Promoting the sport of horse racing is only one aspect of their duties, with the enforcement of rules, licensing and working with owners and breeders, ...

  • Ruidoso Downs Horse Racing Track in New Mexico

    The Ruidoso Downs Racetrack was first opened for racing in 1947 with a brilliant racing program and a fun-filled, eventful day. People flocked to the track to see finely bred horses striding for first place, their lean, muscled bodies stretching further and further until they cross the finish line to the applause and roar of the crowds. Wagers were placed and money was made and lost but most ...

  • Fouling and Bumping as Horse Racing Strategies

    In thoroughbred horse racing, horses must race over an oval course that is typically 1¼ miles in length and, hopefully, finish first while at the same time avoiding “fouling”. To race successfully requires more than a jockey running a horse at full speed from out of the gate. Because horse racing is as much strategic as psychological, race track organizers set course distances that are ...

  • Jackson Harness Horse Racing Track in Michigan

    Jackson Harness Raceway closed in 2008Jackson Harness Raceway located in Michigan is a fantastic harness racing venue with all the necessary conveniences and numerous betting opportunities. In addition to great live racing, Jackson Raceway has a brilliant simulcasting schedule. So for all your harness race wagering requirements, make your way to Jackson Harness Raceway.