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  • Japan Cup

    The Tokyo Racecourse is home to one of the world’s most spectacular horse racing events, the Japan Cup. With prize money of $4 million US Dollars waiting for the winner, the most outstanding ...

  • Horse Racing Project with China

    It seems that United States horse racing and the horse industry is moving its boundaries, with twenty-nine horses being shipped out to China recently. Though horse racing is illegal in China, ...

  • Development of Horse Racing in Malaysia

    Horse racing, as a sport, was brought to Malaysia by British traders who came to the country in the 1800s. Malaysia, therefore, has a very rich horse racing history and the sport has become ...

  • Why Cheltenham is Still Spring’s Most Popular Event

    Long considered the jewel in the crown of National Hunt racing, the Cheltenham Festival and Cheltenham Gold Cup are as popular as ever with horse racing aficionados the world over. The first ...

  • Mongolian Horse Racing – An Unusual Cross-Country Event

    Every year hundreds of spectators gather together at a stadium to watch the start and finish of a magnificent horse race. But this is no thoroughbred flat race – it is a hard-hitting ...

  • Big Buck’s Reigns Supreme

    On Monday, 24 May 2010, all the big names in jumps racing attended a prestigious ceremony to find out who would walk away as the Horse of the Year. The public was also able to vote in regard to ...

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  • Track Conditions and Surfaces

    On any given day, the type and conditions of any race track surface can play a significant role in the outcome of any horse race. Over time, a race horse will establish a record of performance that sometimes will reflect a preference for certain track conditions. For example, the term “mudder” refers to a horse that seems to perform better in wet or muddy track conditions. On the other hand, ...

  • Betting Exchanges

    Betting Exchanges are a recent innovation in horse wagering, having first been offered to the public in 2000, although only in the UK at that time. The theory behind betting exchanges is remarkably simple: consider the large pool of motivated bettors much like a group of investors at a stock exchange. The bettors, through an expressly designed online interface, place their bets not only FOR ...

  • Manor Downs Horse Racing Track in Texas

    Manor Downs located just 10 miles from Austin Texas is a class two racetrack. As the oldest pari-mutuel horse racing course in Texas, Manor Downs is a very popular venue amongst locals. All through the spring, Manor Downs hosts a number of exciting quarter horse and thoroughbred racing meets.

  • Harness Horse Racing

    Within the exciting world of horse racing is a form of racing that is continuously increasing in popularity – Harness Racing. What exactly is harness horse racing? Harness racing is a horse race restricted to standardbred horses which compete in a particular gait. Typically the horses pull a sulky, which is a two-wheeled cart.

  • Clare Evans

    Bird and Co are a full service digital agency specialising in equine graphic design, web design and online marketing. Having worked with a number of high profile equine companies, they have the skills and experience to get your equine business noticed today.

  • Lone Star Park Horse Racing Track in Texas

    Lone Star Park of Grand Prairie, Texas, is a Magna Entertainment Corp. thoroughbred and quarter horse racing track. Racegoers can enjoy a year-round calendar of live and simulcast racing at Lone Star Park. Providing premium horse racing in exceptional facilities, Lone Star Park offers a memorable experience.