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  • Why Horse Racing Enthusiasts are so Passionate about the Breeder’s Cup

    Why do some horse racing events mean more to enthusiasts and punters than thousands of other races run all over the world throughout the racing calendar? Race track owners would love to know ...

  • Top Horse Racing At Limerick

    Horse racing and the Irish are almost inseparable and when you add fine food, drink and music to the occasion, it ends up as a memorable day at the races. Limerick Race Course is the venue for ...

  • Mongolian Horse Racing – An Unusual Cross-Country Event

    Every year hundreds of spectators gather together at a stadium to watch the start and finish of a magnificent horse race. But this is no thoroughbred flat race – it is a hard-hitting ...

  • Frost Could be Left Out in the Cold

    Weather conditions have a great impact on horse racing and racing events around the world. Rain, wind or even extreme heat, can bring a racing event to its knees and be the cause of many ...

  • A Glimpse at the 2010 Triple Crown

    Each year, three year old horses from across the world gear up to take on the prestigious Triple Crown of Thoroughbred Racing. The Triple Crown consists of three races, and winning all three is ...

  • A Horse Racing Lesson from the Americas to the World

    Horse racing will now bring the Americas closer together! Top events in the United States will be relayed live to folk in Peru, Venezuela and Brazil, thanks to a satellite system established by ...

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  • Racecourses in England

    The very first recorded race to take place in Britain was held in London in the year 1174; although it is believed that racing was introduced here during 200 AD by the Roman Empire. Britain has upheld its rich racing heritage through various horse racing disciplines such as flat racing, National Hunt racing and point to point racing. All racing is overseen by the British Horseracing ...

  • Colonial Downs Horse Racing Track in Virginia

    Colonial Downs in New Kent Virginia offers both thoroughbred and harness racing seasons. Founded in 1997, Virginia's Colonial Downs race track is still relatively new, but is extremely popular. To complement the excellent races run at Colonial Downs, are brilliant facilities and simulcasting.

  • Kentucky Race Tracks

    The Commonwealth of Kentucky in the United States is well known for it bluegrass music, bourbon distilleries, thoroughbred horse breeding and horse racing. This vibrant Southern state is clearly not short on hospitality and this is evident at Kentucky's horse racing tracks, the majority of which, in addition to the main attraction of horse racing, offer activities for the whole family to ...

  • Virginia Racetracks

    Located on the Atlantic Coast of the Southern United States, the Commonwealth of Virginia has its fair share of attractions well worth visiting and activities to enjoy. Among those attractions is the Colonial Downs horse racing track in New Kent, Virginia. Opened in 1997, the track hosts some excellent summertime turf racing on its three tracks. From June to August, Colonial Downs hosts ...

  • Nebraska Racetracks

    In Nebraska, horse racing fans will have a few horse racing tracks to choose from, namely the Fonner Park Racecourse, Aksarben Coliseum, Lincoln Nebraska State Fair, Columbus Racecourse and the Horseman’s Park Race Track. Aksarben Coliseum has been hosting horse racing events since 1920, playing a major role in the history of horse racing in Nebraska, surviving wars and wagering bans to ...

  • Horse Racing Trainers

    Many believe that a horse is only as good as its trainer. Every horse owner that dreams of fielding a horse racing winner must have an expert trainer. It is the job of the horse trainer to care for the horse and prepare it for racing events. In most jurisdictions, horse trainers must be licensed or hold a permit in order to train horses.