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  • Show Stopper at Barretts Sale

    At this year’s Barretts Summer Sale, sales had dropped significantly due to the lack of availability of horses for sale. But is still did not put a dampner on proceedings, as a few horses stood ...

  • Heart Monitors Assist Training

    As with human athletes, horses need to build up fitness and strength over a period of time before running in any racing events. Once a satisfactory fitness level has been achieved, it is ...

  • Coleman Covets Little Brown Jug

    Hosted by the Delaware County Agricultural Society since 1946 and taking place annually on the third Thursday following Labor Day at the County Fairgrounds, the Little Brown Jug is a harness ...

  • Christie’s to Auction Famous Painting

    Sometimes the magnificence of horse racing is seen beyond the race track. There are times when the magic and wonder of horse racing comes alive through in art. An art work that is not only ...

  • Big Brown’s Little Girl

    The new year brings new hope for the future of Girl Power with the birth of almost Triple Crown winner Big Brown's first foal. As evidenced by this past Monday's Eclipse Awards, the 2009 ...

  • The Prestigious Vodacom Durban July

    If there is one horse racing event that completely hogs the limelight every year in South Africa, it has to be the Durban July. This premier horse racing event is South Africa’s equivalent to ...

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RESOURCES AND ARTICLES

  • Woodlands Race Track in Kansas

    Notice on the Woodlands Race Track Website: "The Woodlands, Kansas City, KS The Woodlands racetrack has been closed with all live racing and simulcasting ceasing as of August 23, 2008. We appreciate the many years of patronage of our loyal customers and service of our employees. There are currently no scheduled races or special events being held at The Woodlands property. If you need any ...

  • Hiawatha Horse Park and Entertainment Center in Canada

    If you’re looking for plenty of fun-filled family action, the Hiawatha Horse Park & Entertainment Centre is the place to go. Located in Sarnia, Ontario, Hiawatha is only a short distance from major points like Detroit Michigan, London in Ontario and the Bluewater Bridge, so accessibility is seldom a problem. The track features live harness racing from May onwards and the racing season ...

  • The Jockey Club

    The Jockey Club established in 1894 in the city of New York is a breed registry dedicated to thoroughbred horses throughout the United States, Canada and Puerto Rico. The organization is responsible for the American Stud Book and plays a large role in the improvement of thoroughbred racing and breeding. Today, the Jockey Club has offices in New York, Kentucky and Lexington.

  • 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.

  • Santa Rosa Horse Racing Track in California

    Many would agree that one of the best things about the Santa Rosa horseracing track is its great atmosphere. This is because Santa Rosa not only hosts the Sonoma County Fair, but because the Santa Rosa racetrack is part of the fair proceedings. Every year during the last week of July and the first week of August, this superb track hosts a number of great meets which offer ideal opportunities ...

  • Horse Racing and Odds Making

    Odds making is the practice, usually performed by professional bookmakers, of setting the betting odds on the result of a sporting event. Most people are familiar with odds being given on each horse winning a particular race, for example 5:2 odds for a favorite or 200:1 for an extreme long shot. In plain terms, a bet on the long shot would return $200 for each dollar bet, with a $10 bet ...