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  • Retirement on Lava Man’s Horizon

    Lava Man is probably one of the most legendary horses on the track today. The seven year old gelding went from being a $50 000 claiming horse, to a racing phenomenon. But lately, even though he ...

  • Why You Should Back the NTRA

    Horse racing lovers all over the world may support or oppose President Bush, but his exclusion of our favorite sport from his new gambling ban is certainly a matter for universal celebration! ...

  • A Top Horse Racing Tradition

    A family name and title that evokes widespread respect in the worlds of both Islam and horse racing is that of the Aga Khan. The spiritual heads of this forward looking and liberal sect of ...

  • Charles Town Classic Stakes

    The city of Charles Town is located in Jefferson County, West Virginia. It is home to a flourishing horse racing community, and everyone has been waiting in anticipation for the latest addition ...

  • Santa Anita Park will host the 2008 Breeders’ Cup

    The year 1986 marked the first time the Breeders' Cup was held at the Santa Anita Park in Southern California, and once again the 2008 Breeders Cup will be held here during the silver ...

  • Horse Racing: Bernardini Looks Good for the Breeders Cup

    There are many reasons for top horse racing lover Sheikh Mohamed, owner of the Darley Stable, to be almost desperate for his colt Bernardini to win the November 2006 Breeders Cup. Bernardini, ...

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  • Turf Paradise Horse Racing Track in Arizona

    It all started in 1954 when a businessman by the name of Walter Cluer bought 1,400 acres of barren desert and set about realising his dream of building a first-class race track in Phoenix. Cluer was a millwork founder, a manufacturer and a horse owner, but even though he’d enjoyed so much success in other fields, many thought his latest project was badly timed and destined to fail. They ...

  • Tampa Bay Downs Horse Racing Track in Florida

    Established in 1926, Tampa Bay Downs has a long and successful history in the world of horse racing. The track is located in Oldsmar, Florida, and it has operated under a number of different names during the course of its history. The most famous of these being Florida Downs, however this name ceased to be used quite some time ago.

  • Arlington Park Horse Racing Track in Illinois

    Officially opened in 1927, Arlington Park has enjoyed a long and prestigious history at the centre of the horse racing community in the Chicago region of Illinois. Situated in Arlington Heights, Illinois, the racetrack was once one of six racetracks in the area – the largest number of horse tracks in any metropolitan area at that time. It not only has a reputation for being the first site of ...

  • Test

    Joanne Prieto is a contributing writer for HorseRacing.com.Joanne is caregiver to her father of whom she’s not sure if she should thank, or blame, for her love of the game.

  • Horsemen's Park Horse Racing Track in Nebraska

    A picturesque little track located on ‘Q’ Street in Omaha, Nebraska, Horsemen’s Park is the perfect spot to enjoy some leisurely betting or to simply enjoy a day at the races. Many jockeys and trainers also find that Horsemen’s Park is a starting ground for youngsters to begin their careers since the track does not draw such large crowds, as do many other larger tracks, though the atmosphere ...

  • Race Horse Preparation Strategies

    Winning horses, like successful human athletes, must consistently train in order to be at their competitive peak when it comes time to perform. Trainers will carefully formulate a specific training schedule that ensures each horse will be well-rested and capable of performing at their best on race day.