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  • Bay Meadows Racecourse Closes Down

    Bay Meadows Racecourse in San Mateo County, opened for the first time in 1934. It is one of the oldest racetracks, and it is rich in history and fond memories for those who have faithfully been ...

  • The Heat was on at Worcester

    After almost ten months of sorting out a waterlogged racecourse, Worcester Racecourse was only too happy to open its doors to horse racing in the beginning of May. But yesterday, 1 July 2009, ...

  • A Heady Mix of Horse Racing and Wine Tasting

    No horse racing experience can be complete without a sojourn in California. The deliciously moderate climate combines beautifully with verdant race courses, transparent pari-mutuel wagering ...

  • The Low Down on DOD

    In 1986, the term Developmental Orthopaedic Disease, or DOD, was used for the first time. The term is a general description and can be misleading as DOD not only refers to bone diseases, but ...

  • Curragh – The Home of Irish Horse Racing

    The Curragh Racecourse in Kildare is synonymous with Irish horse racing. The very first race in Ireland took place here in 1741 and it has remained the head quarters of horse racing in Ireland ...

  • Looking at Repole

    Many people in the horse racing industry are involved in the Sport of Kings due to either years of exposure as children that was carried through to adulthood, or because of a lifelong passion ...

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  • Australian Racing Board

    The Australian Racing Board is a national administrative body for thoroughbred racing in the country. It manages the Principal Racing Authorities of every territory in Australia. The board carries the responsibility of ensuring that thoroughbred racing throughout the country is held according to a set of general practices and conditions with integrity.

  • Canterbury Park Horse Racing Track in Minnesota

    Canterbury Park, in Shakopee, Minnesota, is both a horse racing track and a card club. When the excitement of the day's racing comes to an end many opt to continue the adventure with a game of poker or blackjack. Canterbury Park Racetrack offers a unique race day experience with all the trimmings, and is set to impress avid racegoers.

  • 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 ...

  • Horse Racing Laws and Legislations

    Although horse racing contributes substantial monies to state economies, horse racing as an industry is highly regulated and is not without its critics.Observers of the gambling industry often propose changes to the horse racing industry in large part to ensure that horse racing continues to fulfill its entertainment objectives. Some of the salient issues relate to collecting taxes on ...

  • Horseracing Photo Album

    To horse lovers and racing enthusiasts, there is nothing quite like seeing that favourite horse streak across the finishing line. It's an immense display of power and speed as the 1000 pounds or more of horse flesh pounds down the race track at speeds in excess of 50 mph, coats gleaming and clad in bright colours.

  • Jessica Greenbaum and Mellie

    Jessica Greenbaum: Growing up a horse-crazed girl in Cumberland, Jessica was never one of the youngsters to dream of billowing manes and golden horse shoes - her ambition was to become a jockey. Alas, her genetics had different ideas and Jessica, with a height of nearly six foot, had to rethink. Her job at horseracing.co.uk is to keep you posted about the ins-and-outs of horse training and ...