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  • 2010 Whitney Handicap Invitational

    On Saturday, 7 August 2010, six talented horses will enter the starting gates of the Whitney Handicap Invitational, which is set to be a showdown to remember. With posts drawn and contenders ...

  • Hannon Creates Millionaires

    Just outside of Dublin, Ireland, is the town of Kildare, which is home to one of the most historic racecourses in the country. Horse racing has been hosted by the Curragh Racecourse since 1741, ...

  • Weather Halts British Racing

    Britain is known for its exciting and noteworthy horse racing, but as with most countries, racing takes place when the weather is good. If there is a risk of the weather affecting the health and ...

  • Tioga Downs Drivers Championship

    Following the success of the 2007 Drivers Championship that was held at Tioga Downs; harness racing fans are again getting ready for a showdown between the industry’s highest earning drivers. ...

  • Curlin Still in Top Form

    On Saturday, Curlin once again proved that he deserves his Horse of the Year title. He has not raced on United States soil for a few months now, and after a successful international campaign ...

  • Periander Delivers Breathtaking Win

    The Abu Dhabi Equestrian Club is one of the most well-known courses in the world as it not only features wonderful facilities for stabling and training but is home to the prestigious horse ...

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  • Yavapai Downs Horse Racing Track in Arizona

    Yavapai Downs (previously Prescott Downs) is a quarter horse and thoroughbred horse racing track in Arizona's Prescott Valley. With a calendar of exciting races between Memorial Day and Labor Day, Yavapai Downs race track is also well known for the Yavapai County Fair.

  • Parimutuel Betting

    Parimutuel Betting is an ingenious method, popularly used throughout the world, of pooling bets placed on horse races so as to ensure that bettors are given fair payoff odds and that both the “house” and any applicable taxes are covered before paying out any winnings. The word “parimutuel” itself is a French term that translates to “mutual betting”, which sums up the practice nicely.

  • Yonkers Raceway in New York

    In operation since 1899, Yonkers Raceway is a half-mile oval racetrack for harness racing. The raceway is situated in Yonkers, New York State, and it has enjoyed a long and prosperous history as a trotting club. Recent years have seen a number of new additions and upgrades made to the both the track itself and to the surrounding facilities. These upgrades have helped to take Yonkers Raceway ...

  • 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.

  • Fair Meadows Horse Racing Track in Oklahoma

    If you are planning to enjoy the festivities of the Tulsa County Fair or the Tulsa State Fair, you can also expect to enjoy some great racing. The Fair Meadows Racetrack hosts race meets during both fairs and combines the family-orientated festivities of the fair with the thrill of horseracing. In fact, it’s difficult to find a better combination in the entire state of Oklahoma. Both ...

  • Maywood Park Horse Racing Track in Illinois

    If you are looking for great harness racing in Illinois, Maywood Park is hard to beat. This superb half-mile raceway is utilized almost all year round which means that you will be able to enjoy plenty of exciting racing. The year’s racing is only punctuated by a number of short breaks and, when the live action takes a break, simulcast wagering takes over. The track offers 364 days of great ...