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  • Dubai Horse Racing – Electrifying Horse Racing at Dubai

    Brass Hat must be still wondering what happened last Saturday (March 25, 2006), as Frankie Dettori took Electrocutionist past the entire field in the final stretch for a Dubai win that ...

  • Laminitis in Racehorses

    Laminitis is a word that strikes fear in the hearts of every horse owner, be it family horses or racehorses. In 1989, the magnificent Secretariat was euthanized because of laminitis; a similar ...

  • Harness Racing Community Mourns

    It had started as a fun evening at the races followed by festivities, but the joy and excitement turned into tragedy in the early hours of Monday morning, 11 April 2011, when an accident took ...

  • Jockeys in Summit Spotlight

    This week, the Welfare and Safety of the Racehorse Summit brought new suggestions and recommendations to light to create a safer environment for horse racing. Over the years horses have been the ...

  • Whitney victory for Bullsbay

    The Whitney Handicap is one of the most popular horse racing events on the racing calendar, as it is not only a wonderful Grade 1 event, but winning Whitney Handicap automatically secures the ...

  • Simulators, invaluable rehabilitation

    Many jockeys are injured during their horse racing career, some suffering more life threatening injuries than others, but one fact remains the same for all of them, they need rehabilitation and ...

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RESOURCES AND ARTICLES

  • 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.

  • Louisiana Race Tracks

    The history of horse racing in the State of Louisiana, located in the southern region of the USA, can be traced back to the mid-1800s with the Fair Grounds Race Course first opening in 1852 as the Union Race Course. This historic race course in New Orleans hosts, among others, the Louisiana Derby, New Orleans Handicap, Silverbulletday Stakes and Bayou Breeders' Cup Handicap. With more than ...

  • Cal-Expo Horse Racing Track in California

    If you’re looking for great racing, visit the Capitol Racing track at the Cal-Expo grounds between December and April. During this time the racetrack features a number of great races where you can see nobodies become somebodies all in a few short seconds as they thunder down the final stretch of the racetrack. The track also features a number of notable horses and horse owners competing for ...

  • Arlington Park Horse Racing Track in Illinois

    Officially opened in 1927, Arlington Park has enjoyed a long and prestigious history at the centre of the horse racing community in the Chicago region of Illinois. Situated in Arlington Heights, Illinois, the racetrack was once one of six racetracks in the area – the largest number of horse tracks in any metropolitan area at that time. It not only has a reputation for being the first site of ...

  • Caring for Horses

    Before buying a race horse, it is important not only to have the financial means, but also to set aside the requisite time resources before committing to such a responsibility. Practical knowledge is also an indispensable part of the horse ownership equation.

  • 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.