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  • Jack o’Lantern Lights up Hollywood Prevue Stakes

    Jack o’Lantern was purchased by Purple Shamrock Racing and Bruce Chandler at the 2007 Fasig-Tipton Kentucky October sale for $10 500. Trainer Richard Matlow immediately liked Jack o’ Lantern, ...

  • Dream Ahead Fulfilling Dreams

    On Saturday, 3 September 2011, the Haydock Racecourse hosted the running of the 44th Sprint Cup, which is sponsored by Betfred. Some of the best horses in the industry, past and present, have ...

  • Frankel #1 in World Thoroughbred Racehorse Rankings

    Compiled annually by the International Federation of Horseracing Authorities (IFHA), the World Thoroughbred Racehorse Rankings assess all horses rated at 115 or above by the World Thoroughbred ...

  • 2013 Epsom Derby – Aidan O’Brien’s big three contenders

    The Epsom Derby is still over seven weeks away but the ante post market is already hotting up, and it's clear that Aidan O'Brien has an embarrassment of riches...

  • Henrythenavigator Secures Another Win

    Aiden O’Brian could not have asked for a better horse racing season, and Henrythenavigator could not have performed any better. It seems to be a match made in heaven, as Henrythenavigator has ...

  • Flashing Red, An Extraordinary Horse

    When the owners of Flashing Red bought him four years ago, they could never have imagined the spirit and courage that were part and parcel of this extraordinary racing horse. On 13 November ...

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  • Charles Town Horse Racing Track in West Virginia

    Situated in Charlestown West Virginia, the popular gambling establishment of Charles Town Races and Slots is owned by Penn National Gaming, and is renowned for hosting the West Virginia Breeders' Classic. As the name suggests, Charles Town Races & Slots boasts some 4,000 slot machines for gamblers to court Lady Luck in a sophisticated ambiance.

  • The Arabian Jockey Club

    The Arabian Jockey Club based in Aurora is a national non-profit organization which aims to promote the Arabian racing industry, primarily by means of educational programs. In 1987 the Arabian Jockey Club was set-up to organize events and to assist those interested in the Arabian racing industry.

  • Hippodrome de Quebec Horse Racing Track in Canada

    Imagine watching your favourite horse as it pounds down the homestretch fighting for first place. Imagine the lump in your throat or the butterflies in your stomach as the competing equine athletes cross the finish line. Imagine realizing that you have just doubled your money. If you know this familiar feeling, then Hippodrome de Quebec is going to be your next favourite destination.

  • Barrel Horse Racing

    Though not a typical form of racing, barrel racing is still a very entertaining event. It takes place mainly at rodeos across the United States and is primarily a woman’s sport. Unlike in conventional racing, the rider and horse do not race against several other competitors simultaneously on a straight or oval track. In barrel racing, the horse and rider must race around three barrels which ...

  • New York Racing Association

    The New York Racing Association is not a track but rather a non-profit management group. The association is responsible for the running of the three largest thoroughbred horse-racing tracks in New York – the Aqueduct Racetrack, Belmont Park and the Saratoga Race Course. All three of these tracks are carefully managed to ensure that the best facilities possible are made available for racing ...

  • 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 ...