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  • Haskell Conquered by Lookin’ At Lucky

    With a $1m purse to be won, the Haskell Invitational Handicap is one of the premier horse racing events on the racing calendar. Inaugurated in 1968, the race was established to pay tribute to ...

  • Horse Racing Planned Well in Advance

    Though the world is indebted to the Western world for modern horse racing developments over the past two hundred years, it appears that the 21st century for the sport belongs to the Middle East. ...

  • "Secretariat" – Portrayal of a Champion

    Born on March 30, 1970, and going on to reach legendary status with his 31-length lead at the 1973 Belmont Stakes, resulting in a U.S. Triple Crown win, Secretariat was a horse that will long be ...

  • Weather Halts British Racing

    Britain is known for its exciting and noteworthy horse racing, but as with most countries, racing takes place when the weather is good. If there is a risk of the weather affecting the health and ...

  • Research into Fracture Prevention Advances

    Horses are not much different to human athletes when it comes to exertion on their bodies and continuous strain on their bone structures. This makes the legs of horses the most vulnerable part ...

  • 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 ...

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  • Quarter Horse Racing

    The American Quarter Horse was originally bred for sprinting short distances – usually anything up to a quarter mile - but this breed has also been found to make a good working horse on cattle ranches and to be a superior show horse in rodeo events, such as barrel racing, where its exceptional agility and bouts of speed enable excellent performances. It is widely believed to be one of the ...

  • Solano County Fair Horse Racing Track in California

    Solano County Fair of Vallejo, California, forms a part of the states fair route. Hosting exciting thoroughbred, appaloosa and quarter horse racing as well as some mule racing, Solano County Fair offers an array of fun-filled family activities.

  • Down Royal Race Track in Ireland

    Established in 1685, the Down Royal Racecourse has long been a feature of the Irish horse racing industry. The venue has always drawn large crowds as horses thundered down the racecourse, leaping over challenging jumps at top speed. Crowds gasped and cheered, lost or gained money and enjoyed the social significance of the event. Today not much has changed. The steeplechase racecourse was ...

  • Remington Park Horse Racing Track in Oklahoma

    Remington Park in Oklahoma City is a fantastic race track with a full calendar of quarter horse and thoroughbred racing. In addition to the exciting live racing, the facility boasts fantastic simulcasting and the new Remington Park Casino, so the good times don't stop for horse racing enthusiasts.

  • 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 ...

  • Kawartha Downs Horse Racing Track in Canada

    Kawartha Downs brings together some of the most exciting activities around. A combination of horse racing, motor sports and slot machines, Kawartha Downs race track has something to offer everyone. Located in Fraserville of Ontario, Kawartha Downs attracts large numbers of racing fans throughout the year. Why not find out for yourself why Kawartha is so popular.