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  • Electrocution Horror at Newbury

    With the Cheltenham Festival drawing nearer, races to test the endurance and strength of horses are vital to trainers and owners. Newbury was gearing up for a packed race card on Saturday, 12 ...

  • Triple Crown: Sunday Silence, War Emblem, Silver Charm

    Unlike the previous two selections, Sunday Silence was not ignored by any means. Picked by the experts from the outset as one of the favorites in the Derby, the California-bred horse was ...

  • 2010 Hennessy Gold Cup

    Newbury Racecourse in Great Britain will be the scene of thrill and excitement as the 2010 Hennessy Gold Cup gets under way on Saturday, 27 November 2010. This prestigious Grade 3 national hunt ...

  • Shadow Play Does Not Disappoint

    Last week, as contenders in the 42nd Delvin Miller Adios harness racing event, held at Pocono Downs on Saturday 9 August 2008, started getting ready, co-trainer Mark Ford was very unsettled ...

  • Nebraska Tracks May Take On Historical Racing

    The introduction of historical racing at Nebraska's thoroughbred race tracks took a step closer to becoming a reality yesterday - following eight hours of debate, stretched over four days. ...

  • Longchamp Racecourse – Triumphant Horse Racing

    Longchamp Racecourse is one of the most important horse racing venues in Europe. Located minutes from the Eiffel Tower, the Longchamp Racecourse features a 2,400-meter (about 1.5-mile) course ...

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  • Horse Racing and Odds Making

    Odds making is the practice, usually performed by professional bookmakers, of setting the betting odds on the result of a sporting event. Most people are familiar with odds being given on each horse winning a particular race, for example 5:2 odds for a favorite or 200:1 for an extreme long shot. In plain terms, a bet on the long shot would return $200 for each dollar bet, with a $10 bet ...

  • Fredericton Raceway in Canada

    Situated in New Brunswick, Canada, the Fredericton Raceway is a great place to go for live harness racing. Part of a massive exhibition ground, the track is nearly two centuries old. The Fredericton Raceway and Exhibition started life as the Fredericton Race Course Grounds. Because of the success of the racecourse grounds and the surrounding festivities, it wasn’t long before it became the ...

  • Indiana Racetracks

    There are two major horse racing tracks in Indiana. One being Hoosier Park, located in Anderson, and the other is Indiana Downs, situated just outside Indianapolis in Shelbyville. Both these tracks are relatively new to the horse racing industry, but have developed into state-of-the-art facilities, which are well supported by horsemen and racing enthusiasts. Hoosier Park is the older of the ...

  • Cheltenham Racecourse

    Cheltenham Racecourse is a prime horseracing venue located at Prestbury Park, near the town of Cheltenham in Gloucestershire, England. Situated in a scenic natural amphitheater with the Cotswold Hills as a backdrop, Cheltenham Racecourse has the capacity to accommodate 67,500 spectators, and this popular horseracing venue is often filled to capacity.

  • Harrington Raceway in Delaware

    Situated in Harrington, Delaware, the Harrington Raceway is a great place to go if you are looking for some live harness racing action. The track is located in Rider Road and it offers betting almost every night of the year – whether on live races, through simulcast off-track betting or on some other fun activity. The grounds are also used to host the annual fair and this helps to draw ...

  • Horse Shows

    Elegance and Grace to Complement Horse Racing PleasureAlthough thoroughbreds and flat races dominate the world of horse racing, dressage remains it's most enchanting and endearing variation. While dressage steals the limelight briefly during the Olympics, true horse racing enthusiasts enjoy shows throughout the season every year. The spectacle of disciplined and skilled dressage ...