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  • 2011 Thistledown Season

    The Ohio Derby will be held on 4 June 2011. This will be the 77th time that the race will be held. It has a colorful history, with the race being in inaugurated in 1876 but cancelled in 1882. It ...

  • No Scottish National for Chief Dan

    There are a few noteworthy National Hunt racing events throughout the season that stand out above other race meetings, and the Coral Scottish Grand National Festival is one of them. Taking place ...

  • Ultra Blend Has the Right Combination

    It is not surprising that trainer Steve Sherman did not want to make confident statements in regard to Ultra Blend being in the starting gates for the $75 000 Tiburon Stakes, which was held at ...

  • Synthetic Tracks Give Way to Dirt in U.S.

    The recent announcement by authorities at Keeneland Race Course that the horse racing venue will be replacing its synthetic track with a dirt track in time for the fall season in October, has ...

  • Hall of Fame for Hollendorfer

    There was great excitement when the shortlist of finalists for the 2011 Hall of Fame Induction ceremony were released. Now the inductees are slowly being chosen, and one of the first names to ...

  • Curlin’s Fellow Competitors

    The excitement for the Breeders’ Cup is slowly beginning to gain momentum. Horses are confirming their presence on race day, while punters make the agonizing decision on their favorite horse and ...

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  • Alameda County Fair Race Track in California

    Perhaps the best part about spending a day at the races at the Alameda County Fair grounds is the bubbling atmosphere and friendly faces. Each year this great track enjoys a line-up of superb thoroughbred horse races which generally take place between June and July and correspond to the dates of the annual Alameda County Fair. In this way the racing programs makes up part of the fair ...

  • Thoroughbred Retirement Foundation - A Bright Future Ahead

    The Thoroughbred Retirement Foundation has been in operation for more than two decades with the objective of saving thoroughbred horses who can no longer compete and are faced with possible abuse, neglect or slaughter. Throughout the years, the Thoroughbred Retirement Foundation has made homes available for many racehorses who've come to the end of their racing careers.

  • Raceway Park in Toledo, Ohio

    Raceway Park in Toledo, Ohio, is a prestigious harness racing track hosting some of the most outstanding races in the country. Live harness racing is enjoyed by racegoers from March to December and simulcast racing is a year-round feature, making Raceway Park the choice of many bettors. With a full schedule, Raceway Park is always lively and entertaining.

  • Horse Racing Directory

    On occassion, we will come across an interesting business that offers unique or best of breed services about an aspect of horse racing, which we would like to feature for the enjoyment of our visitors.

  • Horse Racing Tracks

    Why is it that some race tracks attract world wide attention in horse racing, while others flounder? It is bad enough that local pressure groups link horse racing to nefarious activity with which it is not related in reality, so every racecourse which gets support from local people and regulators has to become a commercial success. There are many ways for owners to achieve this kind of ...

  • 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 ...