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  • New Proposal for Exercise Rider Licenses

    With racecourse safety being on the forefront lately, the proposal of creating a new license classification for exercise riders, suggested by the California Horse Racing Board, has been welcomed ...

  • Kelly Leak Disappointment in the Best Pal Stakes

    The $150 000 Best Pal Stakes, held at Del Mar, was set to be a thrilling horse racing event for two year olds, as the lineup of contenders included some of the best horses available. No-one ...

  • Queen’s Plate Spectacular

    With the Queen's Plate being inaugurated in the year 1860, it is the oldest thoroughbred horse racing event in North America. Run at the Woodbine Racecourse in Toronto, Canada, the Queen's Plate ...

  • Victory for Nataroga at 1000 Guineas

    Five years ago, Pascal Bary had pinned his hopes on Six Perfections to bring home a victory for him in the 1000 Guineas in 2003. But a small pilot error led to Russian Rhythm gliding to victory ...

  • Coleman Covets Little Brown Jug

    Hosted by the Delaware County Agricultural Society since 1946 and taking place annually on the third Thursday following Labor Day at the County Fairgrounds, the Little Brown Jug is a harness ...

  • A Look at Cheltenham Racing Action

    The Cheltenham Racecourse is known as a premier venue for live horse racing in Britain. It is an old racecourse and is seen as the heart of racing, as it is easily reachable from London, ...

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  • Virginia Racetracks

    Located on the Atlantic Coast of the Southern United States, the Commonwealth of Virginia has its fair share of attractions well worth visiting and activities to enjoy. Among those attractions is the Colonial Downs horse racing track in New Kent, Virginia. Opened in 1997, the track hosts some excellent summertime turf racing on its three tracks. From June to August, Colonial Downs hosts ...

  • Horse Racing Trainers

    Many believe that a horse is only as good as its trainer. Every horse owner that dreams of fielding a horse racing winner must have an expert trainer. It is the job of the horse trainer to care for the horse and prepare it for racing events. In most jurisdictions, horse trainers must be licensed or hold a permit in order to train horses.

  • Betting Exchanges

    Betting Exchanges are a recent innovation in horse wagering, having first been offered to the public in 2000, although only in the UK at that time. The theory behind betting exchanges is remarkably simple: consider the large pool of motivated bettors much like a group of investors at a stock exchange. The bettors, through an expressly designed online interface, place their bets not only FOR ...

  • Daily Racing Form

    The Daily Racing Form, officially known as the DRF for short, is a publication of media mogul Rupert Murdoch’s News Corporation, Murdoch having bought the rights to publish the DRF from fellow news tycoon Walter Annenberg in 1988.

  • San Joaquin Fair Horse Racing Track in California

    San Joaquin Fair in Northern California's Stockton is amongst the state's top county fairs. With plenty of fun for the entire family, San Joaquin County Fair features horse racing, exhibits, concerts and delicious food. Held every June/July, the fair is well attended by racegoers, agriculturists and families from all around the state.

  • Northfield Park Horse Racing Track in Ohio

    Rated as one of the country’s premier harness racing facilities, Northfield Park has the distinction of offering year-round live harness racing. Races usually take place on Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays and Saturdays but you should check ahead before heading out to the track. Northfield Park also has full-card simulcasting which continues on an almost year-round basis.