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  • Nobiz Like Showbiz Retires

    The announcement that Nobiz Like Showbiz was going into retirement was a sad moment for everyone who has been involved in his horse racing career. Not only is he a magnificent racehorse, but his ...

  • Gearing up for the Lane’s End Stakes

    The Turfway Park racecourse in Kentucky is buzzing with activity as stewards and racecourse officials go through their paces to ensure that everything is perfect for Saturday’s horse racing ...

  • 2014 Melbourne Cup – Three European raiders set to flourish at Flemington

    The countdown to the 2014 Melbourne Cup continues and this year’s race has attracted a number of European raiders who will be seeking success in the famous contest. The excitement is growing ...

  • International Interest in Melbourne Cup

    The Melbourne Cup will be hosted by Flemington Racecourse in Australia on 4 November 2008, and it is one of the most prestigious events of the horse racing calendar. And now, as if an ...

  • Storm Cat Looks Forward to Full Retirement

    Two retirement announcements rocked the horse racing industry when Coolmore gave a public statement that Sadler’s Wells was retiring from breeding, and a day later Overbrook Farm retired Storm ...

  • Viewed – The New Melbourne Cup Champion

    There were quite a few nervous moments before and during the running of the Melbourne Cup on Tuesday, as a great number of European horses were entered into this year’s race. Hosted by ...

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  • The History of Horse Racing

    The sport of racing horses extends back to the early domestication of horses by nomadic tribesmen in Central Asia. Since that time horse racing has taken place in a variety of settings and by a variety of people.

  • River Downs Horse Racing Track in Ohio

    The River Downs Racetrack has been entertaining race fans for nearly three-quarters of a century. While keeping up with the changing times, the track has never lost that special atmosphere which sets it apart from most other tracks. Located in Kellogg Avenue, Cincinnati, River Downs hosts live racing and also enjoys simulcast coverage.

  • Maryland Horse Racing Jockey Club

    A member of the Magna Entertainment Corporation (MEC), Maryland Jockey Club oversees most of the racing industry in the state of Maryland. The club is involved in the ownership and running of a number of tracks across the state including Laurel Park and Pimlico. Under the direction and oversight of MEC, the Maryland Jockey Club provides a number of great services for members of the horse ...

  • Auckland Horse Trotting Club

    This history of the Auckland Trotting Club is long and intertwined with the history of the city of Auckland. It started at about the same time as the first settlers began to arrive in the area as they held matches of speed and stamina between the horses that they had brought with them – whether they were utility or military animals. These ‘race meets’ began to be held regularly at places ...

  • Mohegan Sun at Pocono Downs in Pennsylvania

    Mohegan Sun at Pocono Downs in Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania, is an impressive harness racing track owned by the Mohegan Tribal Gaming Authority. Mohegan Sun at Pocono Downs attracts large numbers of enthusiastic harness racing fans to its fine facilities every season. In addition to the extensive live racing calendar, visitors can engage in year-round simulcast wagering at Pocono Downs race track.

  • Michigan Racetracks

    Almost completely surrounded by four of the five Great Lakes of the United States, it comes as no surprise that Michigan is renowned for water-sports and boating. However, another form of sport that is popular and well supported in Michigan is horse racing, and the state is home to five first-class horse racing facilities. Hazel Park Raceway, located at 1650 E 10 Mile Road, Hazel Park, ...