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  • 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 ...

  • International Interest in Melbourne Cup

    The Melbourne Cup will be hosted by Flemington Racecourse in Australia on 4 November 2008, and it is one of the most prestigious events of the horse racing calendar. And now, as if an ...

  • Epsom Derby Fever

    The first Epsom Derby was inaugurated in 1780, and is also referred to as The Derby and Derby Stakes. It is a race for horses that are three years of age, and both fillies and colts are ...

  • How Barbaro’s Injury Marks a New Beginning for Horse Racing

    Horse racing is an ancient sport with a dedicated following across the globe. However, it also has a band of detractors who argue against the evils of sports gambling and animal rights. The ...

  • Pacific Classic at Del Mar

    The first Pacific Classic was run at Del Mar Racecourse on 10 August 1991, It has seen legendary horses such as Best Pal, Cigar, Lava Man, Tinners Way, Dare and GO and Candy Ride in its starting ...

  • Moonstone Shines at the Darley Irish Oaks

    It seems that there is just no stopping Aidan O’Brian this year, as he steams ahead after securing his thirteenth Group 1 win for 2008, with winning seven classics in a row and the four ...

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RESOURCES AND ARTICLES

  • Weatherbys - Vital Services for the Horse Racing Industry

    Weatherbys plays a number of vital roles in the British horse racing industry. A central administrative organization, Weatherbys is also a bank and keeper of the Thoroughbred Breed Register. This well respected group offers a comprehensive range of services and products to the horse racing community in Britain.

  • 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 ...

  • Horse Racing

    Get all the latest news on Horseracing and races from around the world here on Horseracing.com

  • Northampton County Fair Horse Racing Track in Massachusetts

    The Northampton County Fairgrounds are more of a meeting place for horse lovers than it is for gamblers. This stunning facility, set against the picturesque Holyoke Range, occupies roughly fifty acres of ground. It regularly hosts, not only the 3-County Annual Fair, but also provides the stage for numerous horse-related events that take place throughout the year. However, that is not to say ...

  • Betting Exchanges

    Betting Exchanges are a recent innovation in horse wagering, having first been offered to the public in 2000, although only in the UK at that time. The theory behind betting exchanges is remarkably simple: consider the large pool of motivated bettors much like a group of investors at a stock exchange. The bettors, through an expressly designed online interface, place their bets not only FOR ...

  • Glenn Thompson

    Glenn Thompson was born May 9, 1961 in Long Island, NY. He was raised in Aiken, South Carolina and did a lot of travelling when he was young as his father J.Willard Thompson was a steeplechase jockey and the family followed him from track to track. Growing up in Aiken, Glenn attended the Aiken Preparatory School and was fortunate to be there with an outstanding group of teachers. During ...