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  • The Race That Stops a Nation

    It's nearly here again, this year for the 150th time, arguably the greatest horse race in the world. Yes, the Melbourne Cup is just a few days away. There's nothing quite like it anywhere else ...

  • Let Us build a Better Future for Horse Racing

    Horse racing, if not exactly as old as the hills, is certainly one of the oldest forms of recreation known to people and to countries. It has spread from a passion of royalty and the elite, to ...

  • Rachel Alexandra heads for Haskell

    Jess Jackson has always been known as an owner that is very particular in regard to the races he chooses for his horses. Monmouth Park has been waiting anxiously to hear if the magnificent ...

  • Final Approach Claims Victory at Leopardstown

    Even when a trainer has unshakable confidence that his efforts will pay off with a win, there are so many variables in horse racing that a 'sure thing' can sometimes turn out to be more than ...

  • Wild Again Laid to Rest

    “We all knew this day would come, but that doesn’t make it any easier to accept,” an emotional Robert Clay commented in the wake of Wild Again being euthanized. “At 28 years old, he lived a long ...

  • Why Cheltenham is Still Spring’s Most Popular Event

    Long considered the jewel in the crown of National Hunt racing, the Cheltenham Festival and Cheltenham Gold Cup are as popular as ever with horse racing aficionados the world over. The first ...

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  • Thoroughbred Flat Horse Racing - The Sport of Kings

    Of the many different forms of horse racing taking place today, thoroughbred racing, or flat racing, is probably the most popular and the most well known. In this form of racing, a horse has to race competitors over a certain set distance. The track is usually oval in shape and the surface can be dirt, turf (grass) or all-weather which is usually synthetic. There are no obstacles on the ...

  • Sunland Park Horse Racing Track in New Mexico

    Established in 1959, the Sunland Park Racetrack has enjoyed a long and profitable history. In the 1960s and 1970s the track was one of the main gateways to the East and West when it came to top racing talent. Many a great thoroughbred has shaped its career on the Sunland Park Racetrack and hundreds of racehorses and jockeys continue to jumpstart their careers here today.

  • Racetracks in Ireland

    Ireland’s horse racing heritage can be traced back to the seventeenth century, with interruptions in the running of the sport taking place due to war and turbulence in the country. As the revolt led by Oliver Cromwell came to an end, Charles II resumed the throne, which in turn led to the restoration of the horse racing industry. The first racing event was therefore run in 1666, and has ...

  • Podcasts

    Free horse racing podcasts are a great way to keep up-to-date with the latest horse racing developments from around the world. Video podcasts of horse races allow you to see the action as championship horses and jockeys speed toward the finish line. Organizations hosting horse racing podcasts often have teams of experts providing commentary on horse races as well as extensive information and ...

  • Fair Meadows Horse Racing Track in Oklahoma

    If you are planning to enjoy the festivities of the Tulsa County Fair or the Tulsa State Fair, you can also expect to enjoy some great racing. The Fair Meadows Racetrack hosts race meets during both fairs and combines the family-orientated festivities of the fair with the thrill of horseracing. In fact, it’s difficult to find a better combination in the entire state of Oklahoma. Both ...

  • 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 ...