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  • Synthetic Tracks Make Horse Racing Safer

    Since horse racing is sometimes criticized for its safety record, every effort to avoid accidents during races is worthwhile. Some risks relate to dangerous riding and racing stewards hand out ...

  • Horse Racing in South Korea

    Horse racing is often referred to as the Sport of Kings, and is a sport that can be traced back to ancient times. Chariot races have been documented during the time of the Romans, as well as in ...

  • Tatterstall Musidora Stakes Victory for Joviality

    Wednesday, 11 May 2011, was the running of the Tatterstall Musidora Stakes. It was hosted by the York Racecourse, and is a race for fillies that are three years of age. Run over a distance of 2 ...

  • Nicanor Gets Ready for Action

    Walking out onto the track for training, his curiosity gets the better of him. He looks at his surroundings, and his intelligence absorbs every moment out on the field. His rider waits patiently ...

  • Zenyatta, Queen of the Racecourse

    Everyone in the horse racing industry has been watching the performances by Zenyatta very closely. Together with Rachel Alexandra, she has been dominating the racing scene. But with Rachel ...

  • Hats Off to Gemswick Park

    Old Hat was a phenomenal race horse during her time on the track. She became a household name, and in 1964 and 1965 she was crowned the American Champion Older Female Horse. In the six years she ...

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  • The Belmont Stakes

    The Belmont Stakes, an annual horse race which takes place in June at New York's Belmont Park, is a prominent and esteemed horse racing event. The Belmont forms the third stage of the renowned Triple Crown horse race, following the Preakness Stakes and Kentucky Derby. From its beginnings in 1867, the Belmont Stakes has experienced many changes but has endured as one of the world's greatest ...

  • New York Race Tracks

    New York State has a long and interesting horse racing history, going back to the mid 1800s. The non-profit management group, the New York Racing Association> oversees the operation of New York State's three largest thoroughbred horse racing tracks – Aqueduct, Belmont Park and Saratoga. Aqueduct race track is the only facility of its kind located within New York City's limits and has been in ...

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  • Chester Racecourse in England

    Many horse racing professionals dislike the Chester Racecourse, because it is so full of turns, without sufficient distance for horses to make up on the straight. This left-handed or anti-clockwise track requires special training, and does not suit horses and riders which compete on stamina and strategy. It is essential to get in to the lead early, and to hold it over the bends. The track ...

  • Fairplex Park Horse Racing Track in California

    Previously known as the Los Angeles County Fairgrounds, Fairplex Park is the home of the Los Angeles County Fair. It also hosts a number of educational, multicultural and entertainment events all year round, as well as a number of great horse races. The fairgrounds are run by the Los Angeles County Fair Association which ensures that the facilities are well maintained and organises many of ...

  • Cal-Expo Horse Racing Track in California

    If you’re looking for great racing, visit the Capitol Racing track at the Cal-Expo grounds between December and April. During this time the racetrack features a number of great races where you can see nobodies become somebodies all in a few short seconds as they thunder down the final stretch of the racetrack. The track also features a number of notable horses and horse owners competing for ...