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  • Haradasun Victorious at Royal Ascot

    The Royal Ascot kicked off on Tuesday, 17 June 2008, with many surprises and thrilling racing events. The £250 000.00 Queen Anne Stakes is a Group 1 race for four year olds and over, and was one ...

  • Barbaro…our new hope! – Horse Racing

    "Oh boy, is this great?" That's what Kent Dorfman said in Animal House many years ago. And it's that same adage that could be said right now about the eye-popping and heartwarming performance ...

  • Cheltenham 2012: Time for a New Braveheart

    Not since the Len Lungo trained Freetown forged clear up the hill to win the Pertemps Final in 2002 has a race at the Festival been won by a horse trained north of the border. In the preceding ...

  • Frankel Heads for Greatness

    In 1991 the Cartier Racing Awards were created by Cartier jewelers, and is an awards ceremony for the European horse racing community. Winners of these awards are chosen through a points system, ...

  • Goodwood Gears Up

    Goodwood Racecourse has always had an air or royalty surrounding it since the days when the Duke of Richmond III brought horse racing to Goodwood for the first time in 1802. It has been the ...

  • Breeders Cup: Watch out for Lava Man!

    Falling leaves are not the only sign of autumn if you love horse racing as The Breeders Cup, which takes place every November, generates enthusiastic debate and speculation about who will win. ...

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  • Hanover Raceway Horse Racing Track in Canada

    Hanover Raceway is beautifully situated in Ontario's Hanover at the Fairgrounds. A top live harness racing venue in Canada, Hanover Raceway also features a casino with slot machines as well as an extensive simulcast wagering schedule. Large numbers of racing enthusiasts head to Hanover Raceway for a complete race day experience.

  • The Legendary Desert Orchid

    The 13th of November 2006 will remain one of the blackest days, in the history of the National Hunt Racing community. Many tears have been cried, and many will still be cried, each time the name Desert Orchid is spoken. This beautiful and elegant gelding was respected by each rider that had ever mounted him, instilled hope into many admiring hearts and injected courage and ...

  • Horse Racing and Odds Making

    Odds making is the practice, usually performed by professional bookmakers, of setting the betting odds on the result of a sporting event. Most people are familiar with odds being given on each horse winning a particular race, for example 5:2 odds for a favorite or 200:1 for an extreme long shot. In plain terms, a bet on the long shot would return $200 for each dollar bet, with a $10 bet ...

  • Ross Brunt

    Developer of Horsegears racehorse conformation software and Horsegears.com. Interests in many facets of horseracing, but at this time specializing in racehorse conformation research, theory & software. I believe conformation may eventualy be considered on equal terms with breeding, as a prediction tool for speed potential (as opposed to mainly soundness). Its a topic many people consider ...

  • Monticello Raceway in New York

    Opened in 1958, Monticello Raceway is located in the middle of the Sullivan County Catskils vacationland. Fairly good weather conditions mean that the Raceway is able to offer year-round harness racing and spectators and horse owners make good use of this great half-mile track. ‘The Mighty M’, as it is often known amongst competitors and trainers, has proved to be the starting point for many ...

  • Horse Racing Betting

    How Matched Betting WorksMatched Betting has nothing to do with horse racing, but unfortunately the sport is not free of it. This system of arbitrage has permeated horse racing in a non-exclusive fashion ever since betting on the Internet became popular. Though valid reasons prompted President Bush to exclude horse racing from restrictions on other forms of online betting, an undesirable ...