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  • Horse Racing on the Horizon for Raton

    La Mesa Park was the first racetrack to be built in the state of New Mexico. It opened its doors to horse racing in Raton in 1946. Sadly, due to a dramatic slump in the horse racing industry, ...

  • Charles Town Classic Stakes

    The city of Charles Town is located in Jefferson County, West Virginia. It is home to a flourishing horse racing community, and everyone has been waiting in anticipation for the latest addition ...

  • 2011 Belmont Action

    All the big names were lined up in the starting gates for the running of the 143rd Belmont Stakes this weekend, including Animal Kingdom, Mucho Macho Man, Shackleford and a long shot named Ruler ...

  • Woodward Victory for Curlin

    The “Graveyard of Champions” legend of Saratoga Racecourse did not apply to Curlin on Saturday, 30 August 2008, as he soared into the lead to win the Woodward Stakes. Winning the Woodward Stakes ...

  • Towards Better Horse Racing

    Horse racing is a complex sport and a major business as well! It has endless facets from the biology of breeding and caring for thoroughbred horses to the math of handicapping. Horse racing ...

  • 2010 Whitney Handicap Invitational

    On Saturday, 7 August 2010, six talented horses will enter the starting gates of the Whitney Handicap Invitational, which is set to be a showdown to remember. With posts drawn and contenders ...

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  • Pimlico Horse Racing Track in Maryland

    Pimlico Race Course in Baltimore, Maryland, is renowned as the home of the Preakness Stakes. Opened in 1870, Pimlico has flourished as a premier thoroughbred horse racing venue. Boasting fantastic live racing, brilliant simulcast wagering and top-class facilities, Pimlico Race Course offers racegoers a complete, unforgettable race day experience.

  • Bobby Zen

    I am a professional handicapper and author of two racing books: 'Bet To Win!!' and 'Bobby Zen's Lucky 13'. I have been handicapping for over 30 years, and have a viable and fun website called: Everything Horse Racing

  • Freehold Raceway Horse Racing Track in New Jersey

    Established in 1853, Freehold Raceway is located in Freehold Borough, New Jersey. Located at the junction where U.S. Route 9 and Route 33 Business meet – right across the road from the impressive Freehold shopping mall - Freehold is believed to be the oldest half-mile track in the country. This legendary racetrack has become a big part of the historic town of Freehold and the track features ...

  • Theory of Handicapping

    Handicapping is the practice of adding weight to horses in an effort to equalize their performance. This may appear at first glance to contradict the basic theory of horse racing, in that the fastest horse should win and not be penalized based on their past performance.

  • Breakfasts for Racing Horses

    Just as the top human professional athletes consume an effective nutritional regimen to keep their level of performance at its peak, the best race horses also eat to beat - the other horses, that is. When you’re a champion race horse, your run of the mill Horse Chow just won’t cut it. Pet and animal feed manufacturers have responded to the demand for a high octane (as it were) feed ...

  • Northfield Park Horse Racing Track in Ohio

    Rated as one of the country’s premier harness racing facilities, Northfield Park has the distinction of offering year-round live harness racing. Races usually take place on Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays and Saturdays but you should check ahead before heading out to the track. Northfield Park also has full-card simulcasting which continues on an almost year-round basis.