What to See

  • Maryland Race Tracks

    Located in the Mid Atlantic region of the United States, Maryland has earned the nickname of "America in Miniature" because of its diverse and stunning landscape, and it is in these picturesque settings that Maryland’s world-class horse racing facilities are found. Established in 1870 and located in Baltimore, the Pimlico Race Course is renowned for hosting the Preakness Stakes, the second ...

  • 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.

  • Breakfasts for Racing Horses

    Just as the top human professional athletes consume an effective nutritional regimen to keep their level of performance at its peak, the best race horses also eat to beat - the other horses, that is. When you’re a champion race horse, your run of the mill Horse Chow just won’t cut it. Pet and animal feed manufacturers have responded to the demand for a high octane (as it were) feed ...

  • Tampa Bay Downs Horse Racing Track in Florida

    Established in 1926, Tampa Bay Downs has a long and successful history in the world of horse racing. The track is located in Oldsmar, Florida, and it has operated under a number of different names during the course of its history. The most famous of these being Florida Downs, however this name ceased to be used quite some time ago.

  • The Legendary Desert Orchid

    The 13th of November 2006 will remain one of the blackest days, in the history of the National Hunt Racing community. Many tears have been cried, and many will still be cried, each time the name Desert Orchid is spoken. This beautiful and elegant gelding was respected by each rider that had ever mounted him, instilled hope into many admiring hearts and injected courage and ...

  • Montana Downs in Missoula

    Montana Downs in Missoula offers Thoroughbred, Quarter horse and Paint racing during the month of August. The track is located at the Western Montana Fairgrounds, 1101 South Avenue, West Missoula in Montana. 2010 saw the revival of racing at Montana Downs in Missoula after a three year gap. It is hoped that the schedule will grow in the years to come as the horse racing track garners more ...

  • Fresno Horse Racing Track in California

    The Big Fresno Fair held in Fresno, California, offers one of the most fun-filled racing seasons in the state. Racegoers will have a ball watching thoroughbred, Arabian, quarter horse, Appaloosa and mule racing whilst enjoying a number of other entertainment options. Add to this satellite wagering, and you have a complete entertainment venue for the entire family.

  • Weatherbys - Vital Services for the Horse Racing Industry

    Weatherbys plays a number of vital roles in the British horse racing industry. A central administrative organization, Weatherbys is also a bank and keeper of the Thoroughbred Breed Register. This well respected group offers a comprehensive range of services and products to the horse racing community in Britain.