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  • Acclamation Reigns Supreme

    The Del Mar Racecourse in California is the host of the annual running of the Pacific Classic Stakes, which is an event for horses that are three years old, or older. It was inaugurated in 1991, ...

  • Marlang Shines in Breeders’ Stakes

    The Breeders’ Stakes is the third leg of the Canadian Triple Crown, and took place at the Woodbine Racetrack on Sunday, 3 August 2008. Noticeably absent from this horse racing event, were the ...

  • Heatseeker Aims for the Hollywood Gold Cup

    The Grade 1 $750 000 Hollywood Gold Cup has been a part of the racing schedule at Hollywood Park Racecourse since 1938. Its inaugural race was won by the magnificent Seabiscuit, and over the ...

  • A Thought for the Driver

    Many believe that jockeys are grossly undervalued and taken for granted in the world of horse racing. Bookmakers never lose, and owners always have another race to which they can look forward. ...

  • Japan Cup Produces New Hero

    The first Japan Cup was run in 1981 and has grown to be one of the most prestigious horse racing events in Japan. Run at the Tokyo Racecourse, over a distance of two thousand four hundred ...

  • Retirement on Lava Man’s Horizon

    Lava Man is probably one of the most legendary horses on the track today. The seven year old gelding went from being a $50 000 claiming horse, to a racing phenomenon. But lately, even though he ...

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  • 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.

  • SunRay Park Horse Racing Track in New Mexico

    If you are looking for a fun-filled family atmosphere combined with the thrill of the races and the enjoyment of gambling, SunRay Park and Casino is the place to go. This great track offers something for everyone and, while it may not be as prestigious as some of the other great tracks in the country, it certainly doesn’t disappoint. From great gambling to good food, SunRay Park and Casino ...

  • Maryland Race Tracks

    Located in the Mid Atlantic region of the United States, Maryland has earned the nickname of "America in Miniature" because of its diverse and stunning landscape, and it is in these picturesque settings that Maryland’s world-class horse racing facilities are found. Established in 1870 and located in Baltimore, the Pimlico Race Course is renowned for hosting the Preakness Stakes, the second ...

  • Hippodrome de Montreal Horse Racing Track in Canada

    The sound of hooves pounding on the ground in a thrilling race amongst champions - who will come off victorious? Racing action like this is enjoyed regularly at Hippodrome de Montreal in Canada's Quebec, a top harness racing venue. Originally known as Blue Bonnets Raceway, Hippodrome de Montreal boasts a brilliant racing calendar and fine facilities.

  • Horse Hygiene and Nutrition

    HYGENIC AND WHOLESOME NUTRITION FOR TOP HORSE RACINGAwareness about the role of diet in human fitness and wellness has grown by leaps and bounds, but unfortunately this is generally not the case in horse racing circles.

  • Horse Racing Tracks

    Why is it that some race tracks attract world wide attention in horse racing, while others flounder? It is bad enough that local pressure groups link horse racing to nefarious activity with which it is not related in reality, so every racecourse which gets support from local people and regulators has to become a commercial success. There are many ways for owners to achieve this kind of ...