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  • Make the Story of Dan Patch Your Next Read

    The story of Dan Patch begins on 29 April 1896, when a knobbly-kneed and clumsy little colt was born to owner Dan Messner. Not seeing much racing potential in the colt was disappointing to ...

  • Anne Holland’s Book Features Malahide Hero

    The small town of Malahide, is located in Ireland, a short distance away from the bustling city of Dublin. Not many people have even heard of this quaint town, but in a newly released book by ...

  • Looking Back, then Forward

    Modern thoroughbred racing is something to get excited about...just as fans were some fifty, sixty, and seventy years ago. But rediscovering horseracing and turning interest into action among ...

  • The Coral Scottish Grand National

    In Scotland, one of the most anticipated events of the horse racing season is the Scottish Grand National. From last year, after Coral became the new sponsor, the race will now be known as the ...

  • A look at the Lake Placid Stakes

    The Lake Placid Stakes is a Grade 2 event for three year old fillies that is held at the Saratoga Racecourse in Saratoga Springs. It has a purse of $150 000 and this year, the contender field ...

  • Horse Racing You Can Trust

    Horse racing is a special kind of gambling, and the recent spread of simulcast wagering brings new punters from other forms of online gambling by the day and in enormous numbers. Horse racing ...

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  • Kansas Racetracks

    There are a number of organizations in Kansas that work together to ensure the health and welfare of horses. The Kansas Racing and Gaming Commission oversees the horse racing aspect of the industry. Activities such as licensing, the enforcing of rules and regulations, working with breeders, owners and trainers, and keeping a watchful eye on wagering procedures, falls to the Kansas Racing and ...

  • Killarney Race Track in Ireland

    Situated in the picturesque countryside of Killarney, the Killarney Racecourse enjoys a reputation as one of the prettiest racecourses in the country. This stunning venue plays host to a number of large races every year and provides ample facilities for jockeys, trainers, owners and the general public. Combined with the natural beauty of the many equine athletes who take to the racetrack, ...

  • 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 Shows

    Elegance and Grace to Complement Horse Racing PleasureAlthough thoroughbreds and flat races dominate the world of horse racing, dressage remains it's most enchanting and endearing variation. While dressage steals the limelight briefly during the Olympics, true horse racing enthusiasts enjoy shows throughout the season every year. The spectacle of disciplined and skilled dressage ...

  • Racetracks in Canada

    Associations, such as the Ontario Horse Racing Industry Association and the Alberta Quarter Horse Racing Association, which was established in 1968, oversee and perform numerous tasks in regard to the various forms of horse racing in Canada. Promoting the sport of horse racing is only one aspect of their duties, with the enforcement of rules, licensing and working with owners and breeders, ...

  • Louisiana Race Tracks

    The history of horse racing in the State of Louisiana, located in the southern region of the USA, can be traced back to the mid-1800s with the Fair Grounds Race Course first opening in 1852 as the Union Race Course. This historic race course in New Orleans hosts, among others, the Louisiana Derby, New Orleans Handicap, Silverbulletday Stakes and Bayou Breeders' Cup Handicap. With more than ...