Featured Articles

  • Big Buck’s Reigns Supreme

    On Monday, 24 May 2010, all the big names in jumps racing attended a prestigious ceremony to find out who would walk away as the Horse of the Year. The public was also able to vote in regard to ...

  • Breeders’ Cup Drug Testing

    While Santa Anita Park Racecourse readies itself for next weekend’s Breeders’ Cup Classic, officials have been monitoring the entries to the respective events very closely. With the ...

  • NYRA Keeps Horse Racing Franchise

    Since 1955, the New York Racing Association has been in charge of running three of the state’s horse racing tracks, namely Aqueduct, Saratoga Race Course and Belmont Park. In 2006 however, the ...

  • Make the Story of Dan Patch Your Next Read

    The story of Dan Patch begins on 29 April 1896, when a knobbly-kneed and clumsy little colt was born to owner Dan Messner. Not seeing much racing potential in the colt was disappointing to ...

  • Book Your Ticket for the Aintree Grand National

    The Aintree Grand National is sponsored by John Smith’s. Its inaugural race was run in 1839, and has grown to be one of the most anticipated and famous horse racing events. It is a racing event ...

  • Somebeachsomewhere, Canadian Horse Racing Hall of Fame glory

    It has been a long time since the harness racing community had a magnificent hero such as Somebeachsomewhere. If anyone had any doubts in the sport of harness racing, it was erased by the ...

Load more


  • 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!

  • Horse Racing Strategies is Akin to Battle Field Tactics

    Strategy is a term of war. It is appropriate to use it in horse racing because this sport has roots in the ancient use of these noble and courageous animals in the battle field. Strategy in military terms means the leverage of one’s own strengths, and the exposure of the weaknesses of the enemy, and these are key ingredients for top performance in horse racing.

  • 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.

  • Harrah's Louisiana Downs Horse Racing Track

    Harrah's Louisiana Downs is situated on a 350 acre plot in Bossier City of Louisiana. Originally opened in 1974, Louisiana Downs race track has developed into a full-fledged horse racing and casino establishment. As a premier venue, Harrah's Louisiana Downs is all about gaming action with thrilling live horse racing, slot machines, great dining and much more, every day of the week.

  • Harness Horse Racing

    Within the exciting world of horse racing is a form of racing that is continuously increasing in popularity – Harness Racing. What exactly is harness horse racing? Harness racing is a horse race restricted to standardbred horses which compete in a particular gait. Typically the horses pull a sulky, which is a two-wheeled cart.

  • San Joaquin Fair Horse Racing Track in California

    San Joaquin Fair in Northern California's Stockton is amongst the state's top county fairs. With plenty of fun for the entire family, San Joaquin County Fair features horse racing, exhibits, concerts and delicious food. Held every June/July, the fair is well attended by racegoers, agriculturists and families from all around the state.