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  • Time Keeper Surprises at Ellerslie

    The Ellerslie Racecourse in Auckland, New Zealand, is home to prestigious horse racing events such as the New Zealand Derby, Railway Stakes and the Eclipse Stakes. Another great race is the ...

  • Darley Stud to buy Australian Breeding Empire

    The Ingham family name is synonymous with horse racing in Australia. It is an empire that was built over forty years in the business, and grew to be one of the leading bloodstock and breeding ...

  • Somethinaboutlaura Continues Racing in 2008

    Somethinaboutlaura is considered by many to be a living legend in Northern California’s horse racing circles. After Somethingaboutlaura won the Pacific Heights Stakes on 1 December 2007, horse ...

  • Hong Kong Sprint Disappointment

    As the thirteen competitors entered the starting gate for the Cathay Pacific Hong Kong Sprint, many had backed the racing sensation from Australia, Apache Cat. After a wonderful performance in ...

  • Square Eddie Wins Ticket to Breeders’ Cup

    Buying a horse can be a huge investment to some, and over the years Paul Reddam has proved that he has a keen eye for identifying winners and horses with potential. A horse in England caught ...

  • Gentle Romeo Dominates at Santa Anita

    Gentle Romeo was born in 2004, on River Edge Farm, bred by his owners, Marty Wygod, his wife and daughter. Gentle Romeo was sired by Benchmark and Quiet Romance, of which both mare and sire also ...

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  • 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.

  • Ascot Horse Racing Track in Australia

    Horse racing ‘Down Under’ is ‘King Size!’ Major events bring the entire nation virtually to a halt, and results are followed and celebrated with incredible enthusiasm. Love for all sports sets Australians apart, and this applies to horse racing in full measure. Western Australia is a great place for sports, and the premier city of Perth boasts of two expansive racecourses. One of them, Ascot ...

  • Fort Erie Race Track in Canada

    If you are looking for a great place to enjoy some thoroughbred racing whilst in Canada, look no further than Fort Erie Racetrack. Situated on Catherine Street in Fort Erie, Ontario, this great track features plenty of live racing action during the course of the year. In fact, it features so much live race that you can expect to enjoy precisely 104 days of spectacular thoroughbred racing ...

  • Track Conditions and Surfaces

    On any given day, the type and conditions of any race track surface can play a significant role in the outcome of any horse race. Over time, a race horse will establish a record of performance that sometimes will reflect a preference for certain track conditions. For example, the term “mudder” refers to a horse that seems to perform better in wet or muddy track conditions. On the other hand, ...

  • Quality Handicapping in Horse Racing

    Quality Handicapping is a recent modification on the practice of handicapping horses that has proven to be very popular, especially with those who enjoy wagering on horse races. It addresses the complaint by many horse racing fans that both “Standard Handicapping” and “Weight for Age” handicapping have gone too far in equalizing the playing field and the better horses are not being allowed ...

  • Monticello Raceway in New York

    Opened in 1958, Monticello Raceway is located in the middle of the Sullivan County Catskils vacationland. Fairly good weather conditions mean that the Raceway is able to offer year-round harness racing and spectators and horse owners make good use of this great half-mile track. ‘The Mighty M’, as it is often known amongst competitors and trainers, has proved to be the starting point for many ...