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  • Get Ready for the Florida Derby

    The Florida Derby was inaugurated in 1952 and is a Grade 1 race, with a very attractive purse of $1 million. Hosted by Gulfstream Park Racecourse in Florida, this magnificent racing event will ...

  • Champions Australian Racing Museum

    As horse racing is such a huge part of the culture in Australia, visitors to the country are encouraged to visit the Champions Australian Racing Museum in Melbourne. The museum, which is also ...

  • Dream Empress Considered to be Favorite

    Horse racing has always been referred to as the “Sport of Kings”, but more recently; it has been proven to be a sport of dreams. One woman, Kelly Colliver, quietly immersed herself into the ...

  • Lava Man Retires

    Since the news broke that there was talk of retiring Lava Man just over a week ago, fans have been waiting anxiously and hoping that the magnificent horse would return to horse racing. But on ...

  • Barbaro…our new hope! – Horse Racing

    "Oh boy, is this great?" That's what Kent Dorfman said in Animal House many years ago. And it's that same adage that could be said right now about the eye-popping and heartwarming performance ...

  • Elegance and Grace to Supplement Horse Racing Pleasure

    Though 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 ...

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  • Horse Racing Tracks

    Why is it that some race tracks attract world wide attention in horse racing, while others flounder? It is bad enough that local pressure groups link horse racing to nefarious activity with which it is not related in reality, so every racecourse which gets support from local people and regulators has to become a commercial success. There are many ways for owners to achieve this kind of ...

  • Northampton County Fair Horse Racing Track in Massachusetts

    The Northampton County Fairgrounds are more of a meeting place for horse lovers than it is for gamblers. This stunning facility, set against the picturesque Holyoke Range, occupies roughly fifty acres of ground. It regularly hosts, not only the 3-County Annual Fair, but also provides the stage for numerous horse-related events that take place throughout the year. However, that is not to say ...

  • Fouling and Bumping as Horse Racing Strategies

    In thoroughbred horse racing, horses must race over an oval course that is typically 1¼ miles in length and, hopefully, finish first while at the same time avoiding “fouling”. To race successfully requires more than a jockey running a horse at full speed from out of the gate. Because horse racing is as much strategic as psychological, race track organizers set course distances that are ...

  • Finger Lakes Race Track in New York

    The Finger Lakes Race Track is located in Farmington, Western New York. The track was opened on 23 May 1962 as a thoroughbred horse race track. While it was initially very successful, it has been nearly bankrupt on several occasions. However, closure of the track has somehow always been avoided and the track remains a popular racing destination to date.

  • Yellowstone Downs Horse Racing Track in Montana

    Imagine the sound as a dozen or so well-bred horses thunder down a racetrack only meters from where you are sitting. Imagine the feeling you would experience as your favourite horse – your lucky number – makes its way to the front and competes for first place. Picture the exhilaration of seeing your horse cross the finish line first. When you look at it like that, it’s not difficult to ...

  • Horse Racing Industry Trends

    For our audience seeking business to business and horse racing industry news and information, horseracing.com takes an in depth examination of industry trends, and trade conventions. We explore recent developments in the horse racing industry from leading horse racing experts in legislation, breeding, gaming, and regulatory matters.