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  • Goldencents Heads for Kentucky Derby

    Run at Churchill Downs over a distance of one and a quarter miles, the Kentucky Derby is a Grade I stakes race open to three-year-old Thoroughbreds. The race is sometimes referred to as "The Run ...

  • Jack o’Lantern Lights up Hollywood Prevue Stakes

    Jack o’Lantern was purchased by Purple Shamrock Racing and Bruce Chandler at the 2007 Fasig-Tipton Kentucky October sale for $10 500. Trainer Richard Matlow immediately liked Jack o’ Lantern, ...

  • Cheltenham Festival finishes in style

    On Friday, 13 March 2009, the prestigious Cheltenham Festival came to a close, and if spectators thought the first two days of racing was exciting, the last two most certainly did not ...

  • Uncle T Seven delivers at Saratoga

    The New York Stallion Stakes Series was created exclusively for horses that are New York sired and offers twelve stakes races for these horses to compete in. On Wednesday, 12 August 2009, the ...

  • Halfway to Heaven another Feather in O’Brian’s Cap

    It seems to be the year for Aiden O’Brian, as he raked in his seventeenth Group 1 victory with Halfway To Heaven on Sunday, 3 August 2008, at the Nassau Stakes held at Goodwood. But, just as ...

  • Hendra Virus Scare in Brisbane

    The Hendra Virus strikes fear in the hearts of every Australian horse owner and trainer, as it is a deadly virus that not only targets horses but can also be a danger to humans. As the outbreak ...

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  • On-site Betting

    “A Day at the Races” was a popular Marx Brothers film from the late 1930s that used a horse racing theme, and for young people of that time and later, was often their first introduction to the goings-on at horse racing tracks. In fact, many of the scenes in the film were shot at the Santa Anita Racetrack, the venue of many triumphs by wonder horse Seabiscuit and home of the “Hundred ...

  • Horse Racing in England

    Non-Stop Race Track Excitement for Horse Racing EnthusiastsThe race track evokes images of serious punters pouring over information in fine print on betting odds, and incredibly agile jockeys astride fiercely competitive race horses. Yet, there is much more to the charm of race tracks in terms of entertainment value and ambience. They are designed, built and maintained to provide ...

  • Japan Association for International Horse Racing

    The Japan Association for International Horse Racing was established in April 1993 to promote good relations between the Japanese horse racing industry and worldwide racing associations. Horse racing is popular the world over and Japan is no exception. In fact, in recent years, horse racing has absolutely flourished in the country and it is quickly catching up with nations in the west.

  • Pennsylvania Racetracks

    Horse racing is a popular pastime in Pennsylvania, USA, with five superb horse racing facilities attracting competitors and spectators in droves. Located in Pittsburgh, Ladbroke at the Meadows is the venue for a number of exciting harness racing events every year, including the million dollar Coors Delvin Miller Adios Week. Hosting premium thoroughbred racing, the Penn National Race Course ...

  • Caring for Horses

    Before buying a race horse, it is important not only to have the financial means, but also to set aside the requisite time resources before committing to such a responsibility. Practical knowledge is also an indispensable part of the horse ownership equation.

  • Horse Racing in Hong Kong

    Unusual Event Seasons for Horse RacingHong Kong has enchanting weather during the UK winter, and this former British colony continues to be a big draw for people from the United Kingdom. Certainly it has lost little of the special charm that regents from London built up over the course of more than a century. Many tourists think of Hong Kong as a shopper’s paradise, while those from the ...