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  • Scientists Discover Trotting Ability is Genetic

    A groundbreaking study in the field of genetics has revealed that some horses are not able to trot or pace, regardless of their training, while for others trotting is a breeze. The discovery ...

  • 2011 Celebrity Ladies Race

    The Glorious Goodwood Festival will kick off on 26 July 2011 and run through to 30 July 2011, drawing some of the best horses in the industry to its starting gates. There is, however, one race ...

  • Kelly Leak Disappointment in the Best Pal Stakes

    The $150 000 Best Pal Stakes, held at Del Mar, was set to be a thrilling horse racing event for two year olds, as the lineup of contenders included some of the best horses available. No-one ...

  • Jockeys in Summit Spotlight

    This week, the Welfare and Safety of the Racehorse Summit brought new suggestions and recommendations to light to create a safer environment for horse racing. Over the years horses have been the ...

  • Banning Lasix

    My name is Glenn Thompson and I am a thoroughbred horse trainer with over 30 years experience in training. Throughout my career I have been fighting the bleeding issue with my horses, sometimes ...

  • 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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RESOURCES AND ARTICLES

  • Oakwood Horse Racing Farms

    Located just one hour west of St. Louis, Missouri, you will find the stunning Oakwood Farm thoroughbred breeding facility. Situated in the heart of Missouri Wine Country, Oakwood Farm combines passion, tradition and technology in an effort to provide excellent facilities and great horses. There is no doubt that resident horses benefit from the grassy paddocks and pastures and big, shady ...

  • Nick Wilby

    Nick Wilby writes for Cheltenhamfestival.net, an award-winning horse racing news website.

  • Off-Track Betting (OTB)

    Off-track betting is a regulated, legal system whereby bettors can gamble on horse racing taking place at a number of different racetracks from a single location not situated at any racetrack. Various types of remote betting systems with piped-in teleplay of races have sprung up from time to time in the past, and today, this form of wagering makes use of state-of-the-art technology.

  • Horse Racing in Australia

    Everyone knows Australians for their love of sport, and horse racing has an avid following in this country. The climate is suitable for a long racing season, and there are a number of outstanding race tracks on the continent. Australia is a favorite with horse racing lovers who live in the temperate latitudes of North America, and who wish to follow events and enjoy online betting ...

  • Horse Wagering in Europe

    Horse wagering in Europe is a popular pastime with a long history and a host of venues where racing fans can bet on all kinds of horse races including flat races, steeplechases and handicaps. Europe has a long tradition of horsemanship, horse breeding and competitive horse racing, going back to the time of the Roman Empire and even earlier to the ancient Greeks and Alexander the Great, often ...

  • Horse Racing and Odds Making

    Odds making is the practice, usually performed by professional bookmakers, of setting the betting odds on the result of a sporting event. Most people are familiar with odds being given on each horse winning a particular race, for example 5:2 odds for a favorite or 200:1 for an extreme long shot. In plain terms, a bet on the long shot would return $200 for each dollar bet, with a $10 bet ...