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  • 2010 Hennessy Gold Cup

    Newbury Racecourse in Great Britain will be the scene of thrill and excitement as the 2010 Hennessy Gold Cup gets under way on Saturday, 27 November 2010. This prestigious Grade 3 national hunt ...

  • Woodbine Mile Victory for Trade Storm

    Having finished in third place in last year's event, Trade Storm thundered to victory in the 2014 Woodbine Mile on Sunday, his first win for 2014 and his sixth career win. Trained by David ...

  • Equine Sports Massage

    When humans feel pain in their muscles or tightness in certain areas of their bodies they will often visit a massage therapist, who will work to loosen the muscle and to assist in its healing. ...

  • New Technology Enables Horse Scan Breakthrough

    It seems that new technology has potentially revolutionized the way that respiratory diseases are diagnosed in race horses. New equipment developed and currently in use in Scotland allows vets ...

  • Rachel Alexandra makes Preakness history

    During the running of the Kentucky Derby, Mine That Bird had the crowd on their feet with a spectacular victory. Coming into the Preakness Stakes however, a surprise and late entry, would upset ...

  • The John Smith’s People’s Race Charity Event

    The jockeys are led into the starting gates, in front of them the track lies quietly waiting their arrival and below them are the gracious giants that will give their best effort to carry them ...

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  • Jessica Greenbaum and Mellie

    Jessica Greenbaum: Growing up a horse-crazed girl in Cumberland, Jessica was never one of the youngsters to dream of billowing manes and golden horse shoes - her ambition was to become a jockey. Alas, her genetics had different ideas and Jessica, with a height of nearly six foot, had to rethink. Her job at horseracing.co.uk is to keep you posted about the ins-and-outs of horse training and ...

  • Horse Racing Learning Center

    IntroductionAs with all sports, there is a lot to learn about horse racing. How old should a horse be before it runs it's first race? How are races categorized and what do the various terms used in horse racing mean? How does betting work? How does training make a difference to the performance of the horse and what basic training methods are available? Is there more than one kind of ...

  • Cheltenham Racecourse

    Cheltenham Racecourse is a prime horseracing venue located at Prestbury Park, near the town of Cheltenham in Gloucestershire, England. Situated in a scenic natural amphitheater with the Cotswold Hills as a backdrop, Cheltenham Racecourse has the capacity to accommodate 67,500 spectators, and this popular horseracing venue is often filled to capacity.

  • Horse Racing Museums

    There are hundreds of Horse Racing museums around the world. In the United States most of the major horse racing tracks have rooms or pavilions dedicated to the history of horse racing and all aspects of the sport. Sometimes there are exhibits featuring photographs, and various forms of horse racing memorabilia such as clothing, trophies, saddles and even actual stables from days long passed.

  • Colonial Downs Horse Racing Track in Virginia

    Colonial Downs in New Kent Virginia offers both thoroughbred and harness racing seasons. Founded in 1997, Virginia's Colonial Downs race track is still relatively new, but is extremely popular. To complement the excellent races run at Colonial Downs, are brilliant facilities and simulcasting.

  • Hiawatha Horse Park and Entertainment Center in Canada

    If you’re looking for plenty of fun-filled family action, the Hiawatha Horse Park & Entertainment Centre is the place to go. Located in Sarnia, Ontario, Hiawatha is only a short distance from major points like Detroit Michigan, London in Ontario and the Bluewater Bridge, so accessibility is seldom a problem. The track features live harness racing from May onwards and the racing season ...