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  • Twenty-Towinit: Remembering a Racing Great

    Looking back over the years of horse racing, there are so many horses that have made a great impact on the horse racing industry that come to mind. They are remembered for winning countless ...

  • Rachel Alexandra rocks the Haskell

    Rachel Alexandra has once again proved to the world that she is one of the greatest fillies ever. Everyone who had witness her spectacular performance in the Preakness Stakes, were hoping that ...

  • Liam’s Dream Wins Cicada Stakes

    Named after a magnificent filly that was voted the champion filly consecutively in 1961, 1962 and 1963, the Cicada Stakes was first run in 1993 and is now an annual event at the Aqueduct ...

  • Canadian Hall of Fame Nominees

    On the 20th of May, the names of the inductees to the Canadian Horse Racing Hall of Fame will be announced. Until then, the twenty-two nominees will have to wait patiently to find out if their ...

  • Top International Racing in Singapore this May

    In the year 2000, the Singapore Racecourse was inaugurated in Kranji and the Singapore Airlines International Cup was held for the first time. It is the only horse racing event in Singapore ...

  • Jumps Racing Season Starts At Warwick

    Near the breathtaking Warwick Castle, lies a historic horse racing track that overflows with charm and beauty and has been the venue of horse racing events since the early 1740’s; Warwick ...

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  • 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.

  • Race Horse Preparation Strategies

    Winning horses, like successful human athletes, must consistently train in order to be at their competitive peak when it comes time to perform. Trainers will carefully formulate a specific training schedule that ensures each horse will be well-rested and capable of performing at their best on race day.

  • Great Lakes Downs Horse Racing Track in Michigan

    Great Lakes Downs closed in 2008Great Lakes Downs in Muskegon of Michigan is a well-known thoroughbred horse racing track. Whether you are interested in enjoying a delicious meal or betting on the horses, Great Lakes Downs race track certainly offers the best in the region. Owned by Magna Entertainment Corp. Great Lakes Downs promises patrons an unforgettable race day experience.

  • Timonium Horse Racing Track in Maryland

    Timonium Race Track in Baltimore, Maryland, is a prime summer thoroughbred racing venue. Horse racing events are held in conjunction with the fun-filled Maryland State Fair. With great facilities and great horse racing, the fair at the Timonium Fairgrounds should not be missed.

  • Iowa Horse RaceTracks

    Prairie Meadows Racecourse is a relative late-comer to the world of horse racing, only receiving a license in 1984 from the Iowa State Racing Commission. This racecourse has however catapulted Iowa into the racing limelight, and has become one of the leading racecourses in the industry. It was the first racecourse to be built in Iowa, and opened its doors to the public on 1 March 1989. Over ...

  • Racetracks in Ireland

    Ireland’s horse racing heritage can be traced back to the seventeenth century, with interruptions in the running of the sport taking place due to war and turbulence in the country. As the revolt led by Oliver Cromwell came to an end, Charles II resumed the throne, which in turn led to the restoration of the horse racing industry. The first racing event was therefore run in 1666, and has ...