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  • The Equestrian and Racing Industry Gives Back

    It is not every day that the opportunity arises to help service men and woman, who have been injured. To assist in raising funds, the Horses for Heroes initiative has recently been launched and ...

  • Remounting Ban for Steeplechase Racing

    Steeplechase racing has always been a controversial sport, and across the board in all racing disciplines, rules and regulations have been changed to ensure the safety of the jockeys and the ...

  • Retirement for Havre de Grace

    With an overall record of 9-4-5 in 16 starts, and career earnings of $2,586,175, Havre de Grace took Horse of the Year honors in 2011, becoming the third female to earn the honor. Fans were no ...

  • Deep Impact Foals Shine at Japan Sale

    The Japan Racing Horse Association had been very reserved on commenting on their July select sale, which started on Tuesday, 15 July 2008. Due to the very slow economy in Japan at the moment, it ...

  • New Zealand’s $9million Racing Boost

    Over the recent weeks, many discussions have arisen in regard to big international events luring horses away from local racing in New Zealand. The better the purses and recognition of a race, ...

  • Weight in the Spotlight for Aintree Grand National

    It is almost that time of year again, when the Aintree Grand National gets underway in April, and it is known to be one of the most difficult and strenuous steeplechase events in the world. The ...

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  • Montana Race Tracks

    The mountainous state of Montana in the Western United States is home to two world-class horse racing facilities – MetraPark and Yellowstone Downs. Located in Billings, Montana, MetraPark features a range of arenas and event amenities, one of which is the half-mile track and stabling facilities to host live horse racing. The regular horse racing events attract large numbers of spectators, ...

  • California Racetracks

    California is one of the largest horse racing hubs of the United States of America, and racecourses such as Santa Anita Racecourse and Del Mar Race Track are extremely well-known. Host to a variety of Grade 1 racing events, California’s horse racing is promoted and protected by the California Horse Racing Board. The board oversees a variety of facets of the horse racing industry, such as ...

  • International Racing

    Many Americans choose to make an annual pilgrimage to Churchill Downs in order to experience the Kentucky Derby live. Those that can't afford the trip, tune into the race on their TVs. The Derby has been described as "the most exciting event in American Thoroughbred horse racing" and if you've ever been around for the day, you'll understand why. However, the United States of America is not ...

  • Vernon Downs Horse Racing Track in New York

    It may not have the classy and sophisticated atmosphere of the Belmont or Saratoga Race Track but Vernon Downs certainly doesn’t lack anything. An entertaining place for the whole family, this great harness racing raceway combines the thrill of harness racing and betting with the delights of video gaming and great food. All this is brought together in such a way that even your youngest ...

  • 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.

  • Aksarben Horse Racing Track in Nebraska

    Aksarben closed in 1995Aksarben (also Ak-Sar-Ben) made a spectacular entrance to the racing industry on 14 September 1920 when the track was opened with four amazing days of horse racing. There were roughly 8,500 people in attendance and the horse race was followed by a day of auto racing that continued to draw huge crowds. When you consider that Aksarben has survived a ban on ...