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  • 2011 Travers Stakes

    The historical Travers Stakes was inaugurated in 1864 and was named after the then Saratoga Racing Association president, William R. Travers. Not only was the race named after him but his horse ...

  • New Life for Stradbroke Week

    The Stradbroke Handicap is a race that has been a part of the Australian racing industry since 1890. It was named in honor of legendary architect Lord Stradbroke, and was catapulted into the ...

  • Big Brown Victorious at Monmouth Stakes

    The Breeder’s Cup Classic will take place on 25 October 2008, and on Saturday, 13 September 2008, Big Brown competed in his last racing event before getting ready for the Breeder’s Cup. The ...

  • Tattersalls Horse Racing Sponsorship of Gold Cup Extended

    Here has been a boost to horse racing among older horses as Tattersalls have agreed to continue their support of the Group 1 Tattersalls Gold Cup at The Curragh Racecourse until 2009. The new ...

  • One Spirit Victorious at Arlington Million

    The Arlington Million was run on Saturday, 9 August 2008, for the twenty-sixth time at Arlington Park Racecourse. It was a race of unexpected victory and major upset, as Spirit One thundered ...

  • High Expectations for Medermit

    A great racehorse, foaled in April 1957 and passed away in May 1970, will be remembered as one of the most magnificent steeplechase horses of our life time. Arkle, who was owned by the Duchess ...

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  • 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.

  • Dresden Horse Racing Track in Canada

    Though there was no official racetrack at the time, harness racing was already in full swing by the late 1880s in the Dresden district. At that time, there were numerous ‘Trials of Speed’ which were sponsored by the ‘Dresden Driving Club’. Purses sometimes totalled as much as $850 over the course of a three-day meet and there would be roughly five heats per a race. Today things are quite ...

  • HorseRacing.com Editor

    HorseRacing.com is managed by a team of dedicated professionals committed to bringing you up to date, accurate, informative and useful information regarding Horses and Horse Racing.We do however encourage contributions by our users! If you wish to become a contributor to HorseRacing.com, you can submit your article to us for publication on our site!

  • Breeding Horses

    Why Breeding Knowledge Helps in Horse BettingEveryone dreams of winning large amounts of cash in the betting odds of horse racing. The sport does of course have many recreational and entertainment dimensions, so punters can enjoy the thrills of races and the elegant spectacle of people in their finery at events, even if they are unsuccessful in horse racing betting. Nevertheless, it is ...

  • Montana Race Tracks

    The mountainous state of Montana in the Western United States is home to two world-class horse racing facilities – MetraPark and Yellowstone Downs. Located in Billings, Montana, MetraPark features a range of arenas and event amenities, one of which is the half-mile track and stabling facilities to host live horse racing. The regular horse racing events attract large numbers of spectators, ...

  • Inverness Raceway in Canada

    A little piece of Scotland in the middle of Canada, Inverness Raceway is a great place to go if you are looking for live horse racing action. This great little track is located in Inverness Cape Breton and it offers live horse racing which is easily combined with excellent simulcast race coverage. So, for a fun-filled and interesting day out, why not give Inverness Raceway a try? You may ...