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  • Super Race Called Off

    Horse racing enthusiasts around the world have been waiting patiently for the show down between Rachel Alexandra and Zenyatta for months. And there was a glimmer of hope that these two racing ...

  • Havre de Grace Wins Woodward, Aims for Beldame

    Horseracing enthusiasts no doubt remember the 2009 Woodward Stakes at Saratoga, where Rachel Alexandra thundered over the finish line becoming the first filly to take the number one spot for ...

  • The Monkey Crouch

    A new study in regard to jockey positioning on a horse, has revealed that a change in how jockeys used to ride, to the style that is known today and which was referred to as the Monkey Crouch, ...

  • Whitney victory for Bullsbay

    The Whitney Handicap is one of the most popular horse racing events on the racing calendar, as it is not only a wonderful Grade 1 event, but winning Whitney Handicap automatically secures the ...

  • California Chrome Aims for Triple Crown Title

    Since Affirmed won the Triple Crown in 1978, becoming the eleventh Thoroughbred in history to achieve this honor, twelve competitors have come close to adding their names to the list by winning ...

  • NZ Sydney Cup hopeful

    On the 25th of April 2009, the Randwick Racecourse will once again host one of the most prestigious horse racing events on the Australian racing calendar. Run over a distance of 3 200 meters, ...

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  • Quality Handicapping at the Melbourne Cup

    The Melbourne Cup is Australia’s most popular horse race, and one of the world’s top handicaps. The race is held every year on the first Tuesday in November by the Victoria Racing Club at Melbourne’s historic Flemington Racecourse. This highly regarded 2-mile handicap is an event of such magnitude in Australia, and in and around Melbourne especially, that race day has been designated a ...

  • Horse Racing Strategies is Akin to Battle Field Tactics

    Strategy is a term of war. It is appropriate to use it in horse racing because this sport has roots in the ancient use of these noble and courageous animals in the battle field. Strategy in military terms means the leverage of one’s own strengths, and the exposure of the weaknesses of the enemy, and these are key ingredients for top performance in horse racing.

  • Plainridge Horse Racing Track in Massachusetts

    Plainridge Racecourse is a harness horse racing track in Plainville, Massachusetts. A relatively new racing establishment, Plainridge was officially opened on 17 March 1999. Offering racegoers excellent facilities both for live racing and simulcast racing, Plainridge Racecourse has a calendar full of exciting events.

  • Les Bois Park Horse Racing Track in Idaho

    Les Bois Park may not be the biggest horseracing track in the US but if you live in Idaho you'll find that it is the only track in the state. The Les Bois Park track is a three-quarter mile horse racing track which hosts a number of quarter horse and thoroughbred horse races annually. It is located at the corner of Glenwood and Chinden in Boise and it is open to the public, although bettors ...

  • Horse Racing Breeders

    The Magical Allure of Horse BreedsHorse breeds with amazing abilities to race and to compete, are no longer the stuff of science fiction! The latest developments in the Life Sciences make it possible to produce new horse breeds with desirable traits of physical strength and great mental courage. A mule has already been cloned, which means that science is ready to produce unlimited copies ...

  • 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 ...