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  • Ismael Valenzuela Honored

    Ismael Valenzuela is one of the legendary jockeys in the horse racing industry, as he has ridden many championship horses and retired after winning 2 545 racing events. During this successful ...

  • New Technology for Keeneland Racecourse

    Sports fans always want to get a little closer to the sporting action, and when it comes to horse racing, spectators are no different. Of course, watching live horse racing and becoming part of ...

  • Cheltenham Countdown: The Bankers

    Banker each way: Colour Squadron. Followers of my Cheltenham Countdown would know I am a big fan of this horse. Having seen him bolt up in a Chepstow bumper, he has run some solid races over ...

  • Can Physiologists Predict a Winning Horse?

    The research of horses has been on going for many years, and horses are the best animals to research because of their love for running. Research has already brought to light extremely important ...

  • Miami Airport Horse Racing Proposal

    Finding solutions to a financial problem can get tricky, especially when gambling is considered an option. The Miami Airport is proposing the use of slot machines to increase their annual ...

  • A Good Friday Date for Horse Racing Lovers

    Visits to stables help punters get free horse racing tips from stable hands, riders, trainers and owners, who they do not get chances to meet during event days. Days when the lay public can drop ...

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  • West Virginia Racetracks

    Much of the mountainous region of West Virginia was first explored by adventurous pioneers on horseback. Centuries later, men on horseback continue to generate excitement, but these days it is on the race tracks of West Virginia. The Charles Town Races and Slots is a first-class facility which was first opened in December 1933 and in subsequent years has become the venue for a host of ...

  • Lincoln State Fair Park Horse Racing Track in Nebraska

    Every year from mid-May to mid-July, people from all over Nebraska gather together to enjoy the Nebraska State Fair. Though the fair originally moved from city to city, it was eventually decided that the Lancaster County Fairgrounds would become the permanent home of the fair. That was in 1901, and since then the sprawling city of Lincoln has extended far enough for the fairgrounds to fall ...

  • Hippodrome de Quebec Horse Racing Track in Canada

    Imagine watching your favourite horse as it pounds down the homestretch fighting for first place. Imagine the lump in your throat or the butterflies in your stomach as the competing equine athletes cross the finish line. Imagine realizing that you have just doubled your money. If you know this familiar feeling, then Hippodrome de Quebec is going to be your next favourite destination.

  • Racetracks in Ireland

    Ireland’s horse racing heritage can be traced back to the seventeenth century, with interruptions in the running of the sport taking place due to war and turbulence in the country. As the revolt led by Oliver Cromwell came to an end, Charles II resumed the throne, which in turn led to the restoration of the horse racing industry. The first racing event was therefore run in 1666, and has ...

  • Horse Racing Strategies by Jockeys

    The Jockey is an integral part of the horse racing “team”, and poor jockeying has often led to even a “favored” horse losing a race he should have won. When savvy bettors and handicappers evaluate the merits of a winning horse and the odds of victory, they will also carefully consider the jockeys as well. For most punters, a combination of a reputable jockey and a horse’s bloodline, ...

  • Mohegan Sun at Pocono Downs in Pennsylvania

    Mohegan Sun at Pocono Downs in Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania, is an impressive harness racing track owned by the Mohegan Tribal Gaming Authority. Mohegan Sun at Pocono Downs attracts large numbers of enthusiastic harness racing fans to its fine facilities every season. In addition to the extensive live racing calendar, visitors can engage in year-round simulcast wagering at Pocono Downs race track.