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  • Hastings Surprise For Horse Racing Industry

    Originally known as the East Park Racecourse, Hastings Racecourse opened for business in 1889, and has continued the tradition of horse racing and spectacular related events. It is currently ...

  • Haskell Conquered by Lookin’ At Lucky

    With a $1m purse to be won, the Haskell Invitational Handicap is one of the premier horse racing events on the racing calendar. Inaugurated in 1968, the race was established to pay tribute to ...

  • Buying and Owning a Standardbred

    Most Standardbred horses, as with Thoroughbreds, are bred for one purpose - racing. Their specific conformation and characteristics are suited to their sporting requirements, thus Standardbreds ...

  • Top Horse Racing At Limerick

    Horse racing and the Irish are almost inseparable and when you add fine food, drink and music to the occasion, it ends up as a memorable day at the races. Limerick Race Course is the venue for ...

  • Kentucky – The Casino Battlefield

    With a motto that states ‘Unbridled Spirit’, huge green paddocks hugging the hills and landscapes, and the Thoroughbred horse selected as the official horse of the state, Kentucky is ...

  • Hystericalady: A Three Million Dollar Horse

    The Keeneland November Breeding Stock Sale took place on Monday, 3 November 2008, and even though there were a few horses that sold for average prices due to the economic situation, there were ...

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RESOURCES AND ARTICLES

  • Daily Racing Form

    The Daily Racing Form, officially known as the DRF for short, is a publication of media mogul Rupert Murdoch’s News Corporation, Murdoch having bought the rights to publish the DRF from fellow news tycoon Walter Annenberg in 1988.

  • Emirates Racing Authority

    The Emirates Racing Authority is a vital governing body for the United Arab Emirates' horse racing industry. Internationally recognized as the main authority in horse racing for the region, the Emirates Racing Authority is responsible for the administration of horse racing along with the implementation of vital UAE Rules of Racing, licensing of racehorse trainers, licensing of jockeys, ...

  • Alameda County Fair Race Track in California

    Perhaps the best part about spending a day at the races at the Alameda County Fair grounds is the bubbling atmosphere and friendly faces. Each year this great track enjoys a line-up of superb thoroughbred horse races which generally take place between June and July and correspond to the dates of the annual Alameda County Fair. In this way the racing programs makes up part of the fair ...

  • West Virginia Racetracks

    Much of the mountainous region of West Virginia was first explored by adventurous pioneers on horseback. Centuries later, men on horseback continue to generate excitement, but these days it is on the race tracks of West Virginia. The Charles Town Races and Slots is a first-class facility which was first opened in December 1933 and in subsequent years has become the venue for a host of ...

  • Racetracks in Ireland

    Ireland’s horse racing heritage can be traced back to the seventeenth century, with interruptions in the running of the sport taking place due to war and turbulence in the country. As the revolt led by Oliver Cromwell came to an end, Charles II resumed the throne, which in turn led to the restoration of the horse racing industry. The first racing event was therefore run in 1666, and has ...

  • Emerald Downs Horse Racing Track in Washington

    Emerald Downs of Washington's Auburn Valley, is a prestigious thoroughbred racetrack, beautifully situated with Mount Rainer as a backdrop. A calendar full of exciting horse racing events and fun activities attracts large numbers of racegoers to Emerald Downs racetrack every summer.