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  • Archipenko – Arlington Millions Favorite

    Arlington Park Racecourse is getting ready for a stellar weekend of horse racing. There are three Grade 1 events on the racing card for Saturday, 9 August 2008, namely the $750 000 Grade 1 ...

  • Spell-Binding Victory for Magical Fantasy

    As spectators and trainers settled in for the running of the prestigious Group 1 Del Mar Oaks, no-one paid much attention to the name Magical Fantasy which was on the contender list of the ...

  • Black Caviar Delivers at Randwick

    Randwick Racecourse in Sydney, Australia, was the host of the 2011 TJ Smith Stakes on Saturday, 9 April 2011 – a racing spectacular that had all spectators spellbound. It is a Grade 1 event that ...

  • New Logo for a New Start

    The closing of the Great Lakes Downs Racecourse last year sent shock waves throughout Michigan and was seen as a horrific loss by horse racing enthusiasts. Fortunately Jerry Campbell and his ...

  • Irridescence Triumphs at Hong Kong Horse Racing

    South Africa is emerging as a serious horse racing country with several horses worth following. Irridescence, a horse with strong South African links emerged triumphant at the HK$14m QE2 Cup at ...

  • 2010 World Thoroughbred Rankings

    The headquarters of the International Federation of Horseracing Authorities is located in Paris, and was founded in 2003. Horse racing industry members from around the world belong to this ...

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  • Fredericton Raceway in Canada

    Situated in New Brunswick, Canada, the Fredericton Raceway is a great place to go for live harness racing. Part of a massive exhibition ground, the track is nearly two centuries old. The Fredericton Raceway and Exhibition started life as the Fredericton Race Course Grounds. Because of the success of the racecourse grounds and the surrounding festivities, it wasn’t long before it became the ...

  • 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 ...

  • 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.

  • Genetics in Race Horse Breeding

    New Trends in Breeding Horse Racing ChampionsBreeding improved animals has always fascinated horse racing lovers. It has become a time honored tradition to extend the life of male horses particularly as studs, long after they are too old to race, or even slightly injured. Many wagers are placed on the basis of ancestry, rather than evidence of current performance.

  • 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.

  • Keeneland Race Track in Kentucky

    Keeneland, located across from Lexington's Blue Grass Airport in Kentucky, encompasses an area of 907 acres. In operation since 1936, Keeneland Racecourse hosts numerous live races in April and October every year. This lovely, somewhat rustic, track featured in the racing scenes of the movie “Seabiscuit” (2003). Keeneland is renowned not only for its impressive race track but also for the ...