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  • Get Ready for the Florida Derby

    The Florida Derby was inaugurated in 1952 and is a Grade 1 race, with a very attractive purse of $1 million. Hosted by Gulfstream Park Racecourse in Florida, this magnificent racing event will ...

  • Harness Racing Records Broken

    As with rules, they say, records were also made to be broken, and in the harness racing industry there were two records that had remained untouched since the 1990s, making them the two longest ...

  • 2011 Hall of Fame Finalists

    It is that time of the year again, and the final nominees for induction into the National Museum of Racing's Hall of Fame have been announced. The highest votes in each category will determine ...

  • Maryland Horse Racing in a Crisis!

    West Virginia and Delaware are set to take away much of the sport betting business of neighboring Maryland. Charles Town in West Virginia is a typical example, lengthening its horse racing ...

  • 2010 World Thoroughbred Rankings

    The headquarters of the International Federation of Horseracing Authorities is located in Paris, and was founded in 2003. Horse racing industry members from around the world belong to this ...

  • Fighting Spirit of Lough Derg

    When it comes to jaw-dropping good looks, near perfect confirmation and champion genes, Lough Derg was not blessed with any of them. Yet somehow, something in him attracted owner William Frewen ...

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  • 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 ...

  • Oaklawn Jockey Club Horse Racing Track in Arkansas

    Oaklawn Jockey Club, situated in Hot Springs Arkansas, is a premium horse racing venue. Offering everything from live racing to simulcast racing and Instant Racing, Oaklawn attracts a significant number of racegoers every year.

  • Racecourses in England

    The very first recorded race to take place in Britain was held in London in the year 1174; although it is believed that racing was introduced here during 200 AD by the Roman Empire. Britain has upheld its rich racing heritage through various horse racing disciplines such as flat racing, National Hunt racing and point to point racing. All racing is overseen by the British Horseracing ...

  • 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.

  • Keeneland Race Track in Kentucky

    Keeneland, located across from Lexington's Blue Grass Airport in Kentucky, encompasses an area of 907 acres. In operation since 1936, Keeneland Racecourse hosts numerous live races in April and October every year. This lovely, somewhat rustic, track featured in the racing scenes of the movie “Seabiscuit” (2003). Keeneland is renowned not only for its impressive race track but also for the ...

  • Horse Racing Industry Trends

    For our audience seeking business to business and horse racing industry news and information, horseracing.com takes an in depth examination of industry trends, and trade conventions. We explore recent developments in the horse racing industry from leading horse racing experts in legislation, breeding, gaming, and regulatory matters.