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  • Geelong Disappointment

    Australia only has three synthetic racecourses, of which Geeling ThoroughTrack is one. And when a synthetic track begins to cause problems, it affects everyone in the horse racing community. ...

  • National Velvet – An Inspirational Adventure

    There are only a few horse movies and books that are as legendary as ‘National Velvet’. This delightful story is one that inspires the impossible and it is one that every female horse lover or ...

  • Melbourne Cup Inquiry

    On 4 November 2008, one of the most nail-biting finishes in the history of the Melbourne Cup took place at Flemington Racecourse, in Melbourne, Australia. Spectators had to wait approximately ...

  • Want to Race? – Horse Racing

    Magna Entertainment Corporation in Toronto needs a new honcho to run its horse racing business. The old CEO has handed in his papers. Tom Hodgson, who used to work for a company dealing with ...

  • McCoy Conquers Grand National

    On Saturday, 20 April 2010, the grand stands of Aintree Racecourse, located in the United Kingdom, filled up with spectators who came to view the running of the Grand National. The Grand ...

  • Henrythenavigator Suffers Unfortunate Defeat

    Up until now Henrythenavigator has run some exciting first place finishes. But his ability to turn up the turf at top speeds does not translate so well to mud, so when he left the starting gates ...

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  • Chester Racecourse in England

    Many horse racing professionals dislike the Chester Racecourse, because it is so full of turns, without sufficient distance for horses to make up on the straight. This left-handed or anti-clockwise track requires special training, and does not suit horses and riders which compete on stamina and strategy. It is essential to get in to the lead early, and to hold it over the bends. The track ...

  • Emerald Downs Horse Racing Track in Washington

    Emerald Downs of Washington's Auburn Valley, is a prestigious thoroughbred racetrack, beautifully situated with Mount Rainer as a backdrop. A calendar full of exciting horse racing events and fun activities attracts large numbers of racegoers to Emerald Downs racetrack every summer.

  • Horse Wagering in Las Vegas

    Las Vegas is the center of the gambling world, and horse wagering takes pride of place. A wide variety of horse wagering is available at any of the Las Vegas Sports Books, meccas for gambling of all types. These sports books are typical adjuncts to the main casinos, as they hope to draw in curious gamblers from the slot machines and table games.

  • Raceway Park in Toledo, Ohio

    Raceway Park in Toledo, Ohio, is a prestigious harness racing track hosting some of the most outstanding races in the country. Live harness racing is enjoyed by racegoers from March to December and simulcast racing is a year-round feature, making Raceway Park the choice of many bettors. With a full schedule, Raceway Park is always lively and entertaining.

  • New Jersey Racetracks

    New Jersey boasts a number of spectacular horse racing facilities, such as the Freehold Raceway, Monmouth Park Race Track and Meadowlands Racetrack. The Monmouth Park Race Track, originally established in 1870, is home to breathtaking graded stakes events such as the Matchmaker Handicap, the prestigious Haskell Invitational Handicap and the Monmouth Breeders’ Cup Oaks. Freehold Raceway is ...

  • Massachusetts Race Tracks

    Many agree that horse racing in Massachusetts is a rich social experience, with more emphasis on appreciating the beauty of peak-performance horses in motion, and spending time with other horse lovers, than about wagering. Horse racing in Massachusetts is relatively new when compared to the long horse racing history of some States. Located in East Boston, Suffolk Downs Horse Racing Track was ...