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  • Tioga Downs Drivers Championship

    Following the success of the 2007 Drivers Championship that was held at Tioga Downs; harness racing fans are again getting ready for a showdown between the industry’s highest earning drivers. ...

  • Prairie Meadows victory for Stonehouse

    The Prairie Meadows Handicap was held on Saturday, 12 September 2009, at the Prairie Meadows Racetrack in Iowa. It is a horse racing event that has a purse of $75 000 and is for thoroughbred ...

  • Horse Racing: Bernardini Looks Good for the Breeders Cup

    There are many reasons for top horse racing lover Sheikh Mohamed, owner of the Darley Stable, to be almost desperate for his colt Bernardini to win the November 2006 Breeders Cup. Bernardini, ...

  • Will it Help Horse Racing?

    Horse racing is under attack! The nuances of this sport are not widely known everywhere. Pressures on land motivate most attempts to shrink the literal and figurative space we are willing to set ...

  • Viva Pataca Retires

    For six years Viva Pataca was the Chinese racing sensation, and his racing career proves what a magnificent horse he is. He has had forty-four starts during his career, where he placed third in ...

  • Too many questions in Kentucky Derby – Horse Racing

    With the 132nd running of the Kentucky Derby (Gr.-1) looming just less than three weeks away there are far more questions than answers that fans and bettors alike must take into consideration. ...

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  • Yonkers Raceway in New York

    In operation since 1899, Yonkers Raceway is a half-mile oval racetrack for harness racing. The raceway is situated in Yonkers, New York State, and it has enjoyed a long and prosperous history as a trotting club. Recent years have seen a number of new additions and upgrades made to the both the track itself and to the surrounding facilities. These upgrades have helped to take Yonkers Raceway ...

  • Newcastle Race Course in England

    Newcastle Racecourse in High Gosforth Park held its first event in 1882. It has become a well-known Grade 1 dual code track offering 26 meetings throughout the year, with the renowned Northumberland Plate Festival. Within the bounds of the racecourse there are also two golf courses, a nature reserve and conferencing facilities. With outstanding racing and world-class facilities, Newcastle ...

  • Parimutuel Betting

    Parimutuel Betting is an ingenious method, popularly used throughout the world, of pooling bets placed on horse races so as to ensure that bettors are given fair payoff odds and that both the “house” and any applicable taxes are covered before paying out any winnings. The word “parimutuel” itself is a French term that translates to “mutual betting”, which sums up the practice nicely.

  • 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 ...

  • Horse Racing Gear and Accessories

  • Horse Racing Reference Pages

    If you are new to the horse racing world, you will likely find that you are constantly looking for explanations of the various laws and a glossary of racing terms. You may need to learn more about the various racing stables or racing gear in order to make more informed choices. Even more experienced participants may find themselves needing to delve into the horse racing books or explore a ...