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  • Heat Exhaustion in Horses

    Summer months can be harsh due to high temperatures, and this can be just as dangerous to horses as it can to humans. Competitive horses are at greater risk, as they are expected to perform at ...

  • Stem Cell Therapy Benefits Racehorses

    Many race horses suffer injuries to their legs, of which tendon injuries, knee and elbow injuries are the most common. The healing process can be painful and often places a horse on the ...

  • New 2-YO Ruling for Del Mar as Season Opens

    With the invitation to "play where the turf meets the surf", the Del Mar horseracing season starts on July 18 with the Oceanside Stakes, opening day party and the "One and Only Truly Fabulous ...

  • Louisiana Derby at Fair Grounds Racecourse

    The Louisiana Derby, or what was to become the Louisiana Derby, was inaugurated in 1898, with the first winner of this spectacular race being Presbyterian. As with the race itself, the ...

  • Japan Cup Produces New Hero

    The first Japan Cup was run in 1981 and has grown to be one of the most prestigious horse racing events in Japan. Run at the Tokyo Racecourse, over a distance of two thousand four hundred ...

  • 2009 Check-Off Program

    Not many people give much thought as to what becomes of racehorses once their horse racing careers are over. They simply see a horse racing, and after the announcement is made that a horse is ...

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RESOURCES AND ARTICLES

  • Epsom Downs Racecourse in England

    Situated in the heart of Epsom Downs, the Epsom Downs Racecourse is often referred to as the cradle of British horse racing. This world-class horse racing facility is surrounded by breathtaking scenery and is one of the most famous race courses in the world. It is also one of the most testing trips in flat horse racing, with the horseshoe shaped Derby course of a mile and a half being ...

  • 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.

  • Fouling and Bumping as Horse Racing Strategies

    In thoroughbred horse racing, horses must race over an oval course that is typically 1¼ miles in length and, hopefully, finish first while at the same time avoiding “fouling”. To race successfully requires more than a jockey running a horse at full speed from out of the gate. Because horse racing is as much strategic as psychological, race track organizers set course distances that are ...

  • National Museum of Racing and Hall of Fame

    The National Museum of Racing and Hall of Fame situated in Saratoga Springs of New York is a fantastic establishment introducing people of all ages to the exciting world of horse racing. Inside the National Museum of Racing visitors will have a wonderful time exploring the interactive programs, memorabilia, exquisite equine art and countless displays giving insight into the history of horse ...

  • Thoroughbred Horses

    Caring for Thoroughbreds for Peak Horse Racing PerformanceThoroughbreds, which are at the center of international horse racing, need continuous professional expertise and high quality resources to keep them in peak condition. Most owners, who have just one or a relatively small number of horses, need to keep them at farms. Selecting a place for your beloved and invaluable horses can be ...

  • Horse Racing Services

    This section provides unique information about little known Horse Racing facts.