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  • “Rags to Riches” at the 2007 Belmont Stakes

    Saturday's skies were cloudy and gray as seven magnificent thoroughbreds lined up at the post for the 139th running of the Belmont Stakes. Scant minutes later, however, an unlikely victor would ...

  • Adjustments to the 2012 Irish Racing Schedule

    Curragh Racecourse is the host of the famous Irish Derby that is currently being sponsored by Dubai Duty Free. It is a Group 1 event for three-year-old horses and is run over a distance of 2 414 ...

  • 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 ...

  • 2010 Pepsi-Cola Handicap

    The Pepsi-Cola Handicap is an annual event held at the Emerald Downs Racecourse and is hosted for horses that are three-years-old. It carries a purse amount of $50 000, and is an event that has ...

  • One Million Dollar World Cup for Sydney

    The suburb of Menangle Park is located approximately fifty kilometers from the central business district of Sydney, in Australia. In 1914, the racecourse was opened in Menangle Park and due to ...

  • J&B Met 2011 Results

    Kenilworth Racecourse in Cape Town, South Africa, came alive this weekend with color, fashion, entertainment and outstanding live horse racing action at the annual J&B Met. It is an event that ...

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RESOURCES AND ARTICLES

  • Japan Association for International Horse Racing

    The Japan Association for International Horse Racing was established in April 1993 to promote good relations between the Japanese horse racing industry and worldwide racing associations. Horse racing is popular the world over and Japan is no exception. In fact, in recent years, horse racing has absolutely flourished in the country and it is quickly catching up with nations in the west.

  • 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 ...

  • The History of Horse Racing

    The sport of racing horses extends back to the early domestication of horses by nomadic tribesmen in Central Asia. Since that time horse racing has taken place in a variety of settings and by a variety of people.

  • Mule Racing

    Mule Racing is a lesser known sport, mostly enjoyed by audiences in the United States of America. They may not be the most attractive steeds around, but mules certainly do possess a lot of charisma and watching them race is truly remarkable.

  • Prairie Meadows Horse Racing Track in Iowa

    If you’re looking for the best in horse racing and gambling in the state of Iowa, look no further than Prairie Meadows. This great racetrack regularly hosts a number of thoroughbred and quarter horse races. It is also home to a casino which is very popular off-season. Prairie Meadows is situated in Altoona, Iowa. It was established in 1989 and is now running quite successfully despite some ...

  • Ruidoso Downs Horse Racing Track in New Mexico

    The Ruidoso Downs Racetrack was first opened for racing in 1947 with a brilliant racing program and a fun-filled, eventful day. People flocked to the track to see finely bred horses striding for first place, their lean, muscled bodies stretching further and further until they cross the finish line to the applause and roar of the crowds. Wagers were placed and money was made and lost but most ...