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  • 43rd Annual Eclipse Awards Nominees

    The 43rd Annual Eclipse Awards are set to take place at the Sport of Kings Theater at Gulfstream Park Racetrack and Casino on January 18, 2014. A number of events will take place in the days ...

  • Heatseeker Bows Out

    There were many disappointed fans and spectators at Hollywood Park last weekend, as Heatseeker was scratched from the $750 000 Hollywood Gold Cup on the day before the race. He was the race ...

  • The Development of Appaloosa Racing

    The Nez Perce tribe were the first to breed the Appaloosa horse breed. They lived in the Northwest Pacific in America, the Palouse River running through their land. It was because of the river ...

  • Gallyn Mitchell Heading For Glory

    Emerald Downs in Auburn is a racecourse that is known for its spectacular live horse racing events and the fun and entertaining activities it provides for the public to participate in. This year ...

  • Dubious Scratching Can Hurt Horse Racing

    Every move which hurts a horse racing punter’s handicapping, deserves strict censure. Scratching horses from events of flimsy grounds belongs to this area, because the nature of the competition ...

  • Laminitis in Racehorses

    Laminitis is a word that strikes fear in the hearts of every horse owner, be it family horses or racehorses. In 1989, the magnificent Secretariat was euthanized because of laminitis; a similar ...

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  • Horse Racing In Scotland

    Five race courses and less than 100 days of horse racing - the numbers are not impressive by global standards, so why is the sport such a big deal in Scotland? Why do horse racing enthusiasts with more modern and ostensibly better facilities in and near their home cities long to see top events in this mysterious land? How does Scotland compete with racecourses in England, some of which ...

  • Horse Racing Betting

    How Matched Betting WorksMatched Betting has nothing to do with horse racing, but unfortunately the sport is not free of it. This system of arbitrage has permeated horse racing in a non-exclusive fashion ever since betting on the Internet became popular. Though valid reasons prompted President Bush to exclude horse racing from restrictions on other forms of online betting, an undesirable ...

  • The Legendary Desert Orchid

    The 13th of November 2006 will remain one of the blackest days, in the history of the National Hunt Racing community. Many tears have been cried, and many will still be cried, each time the name Desert Orchid is spoken. This beautiful and elegant gelding was respected by each rider that had ever mounted him, instilled hope into many admiring hearts and injected courage and ...

  • Hastings Park Horse Racing Track in Canada

    Situated in Vancouver, Hastings Park is a popular racing venue that has been in operation for over 100 years. Thoroughbred racing has gained great international appeal as one of the most exciting sports around. Hastings Park racecourse has certainly benefited from this popularity and is among the top thoroughbred venues in Canada.

  • 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.

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