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  • Glory at Hoosier Park

    The Hoosier Cup Night takes place on 28 June 2008 at the Hoosier Park Racecourse. The total purses for the evening are estimated at over $1 million and the $100 000 Indiana Sire Stakes Final ...

  • Ancient Horse Racing: Golden Chariots

    It is not exactly known when the first chariot race was held, but it is known that chariot racing was an extremely popular sport in both ancient Rome and Greece. It is said that the Olympic ...

  • Some Are Brent Ready for Nakayama Grand Jump

    Every year, during the month of April, the Nakayama Racecourse in Japan hosts the Grade 1 Nakayama Grand Jump steeplechase racing event, and with a purse of approximately $1.7 million, it is one ...

  • Fasig-Tipton under the Hammer

    William B. Fasig and Edward A. Tipton established the Fasig-Tipton Company in 1898, with its original headquarters being in New York City. In 1972, the company was permanently founded in ...

  • A Heady Mix of Horse Racing and Wine Tasting

    No horse racing experience can be complete without a sojourn in California. The deliciously moderate climate combines beautifully with verdant race courses, transparent pari-mutuel wagering ...

  • Cheltenham Festival finishes in style

    On Friday, 13 March 2009, the prestigious Cheltenham Festival came to a close, and if spectators thought the first two days of racing was exciting, the last two most certainly did not ...

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  • Aksarben Horse Racing Track in Nebraska

    Aksarben closed in 1995Aksarben (also Ak-Sar-Ben) made a spectacular entrance to the racing industry on 14 September 1920 when the track was opened with four amazing days of horse racing. There were roughly 8,500 people in attendance and the horse race was followed by a day of auto racing that continued to draw huge crowds. When you consider that Aksarben has survived a ban on ...

  • Joanne Prieto

    Joanne Prieto is a contributing writer for HorseRacing.com.Joanne is caregiver to her father of whom she’s not sure if she should thank, or blame, for her love of the game.

  • New Jersey Racetracks

    New Jersey boasts a number of spectacular horse racing facilities, such as the Freehold Raceway, Monmouth Park Race Track and Meadowlands Racetrack. The Monmouth Park Race Track, originally established in 1870, is home to breathtaking graded stakes events such as the Matchmaker Handicap, the prestigious Haskell Invitational Handicap and the Monmouth Breeders’ Cup Oaks. Freehold Raceway is ...

  • 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 ...

  • Horse Racing Glossary

    This Glossary contains definitions relating to horse racing from topics such as breeding and training, to wagering and handicapping.

  • Harrah's Louisiana Downs Horse Racing Track

    Harrah's Louisiana Downs is situated on a 350 acre plot in Bossier City of Louisiana. Originally opened in 1974, Louisiana Downs race track has developed into a full-fledged horse racing and casino establishment. As a premier venue, Harrah's Louisiana Downs is all about gaming action with thrilling live horse racing, slot machines, great dining and much more, every day of the week.