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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 ...

  • The John Smith’s People’s Race Charity Event

    The jockeys are led into the starting gates, in front of them the track lies quietly waiting their arrival and below them are the gracious giants that will give their best effort to carry them ...

  • “Rags to Riches” at the 2007 Belmont Stakes

    Saturday's skies were cloudy and gray as seven magnificent thoroughbreds lined up at the post for the 139th running of the Belmont Stakes. Scant minutes later, however, an unlikely victor would ...

  • Purebred Arabian Racing Dreams

    The Dubai International Arabian Race Day was held for the first time in 1982 at Kempton, and on Sunday the 20th of July 2008 approximately eighteen thousand spectators filled the grandstands at ...

  • Old Fashioned, new racing hope for Jones

    Devastated, is the only word that can be used to describe how trainer Larry Jones felt when he saw his most promising horse, Eight Belles, go down just after she had magnificently finished in ...

  • The Derby Festival in Britain

    The first racing event held at Epsom Downs Racecourse was recorded in 166. Its magnificent surroundings, rolling green landscapes and peaceful location have seen Epsom Downs Racecourse remain a ...

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  • Joanne Prieto

    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.

  • Harness Horse Racing

    Within the exciting world of horse racing is a form of racing that is continuously increasing in popularity – Harness Racing. What exactly is harness horse racing? Harness racing is a horse race restricted to standardbred horses which compete in a particular gait. Typically the horses pull a sulky, which is a two-wheeled cart.

  • Cheltenham Racecourse

    Cheltenham Racecourse is a prime horseracing venue located at Prestbury Park, near the town of Cheltenham in Gloucestershire, England. Situated in a scenic natural amphitheater with the Cotswold Hills as a backdrop, Cheltenham Racecourse has the capacity to accommodate 67,500 spectators, and this popular horseracing venue is often filled to capacity.

  • Horse Hygiene and Nutrition

    HYGENIC AND WHOLESOME NUTRITION FOR TOP HORSE RACINGAwareness about the role of diet in human fitness and wellness has grown by leaps and bounds, but unfortunately this is generally not the case in horse racing circles.

  • 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 ...

  • Flamboro Downs Horse Racing Track in Canada

    Flamboro Downs harness racetrack is perfectly located in Ontario's Dundas, Canada. An exquisite raceway with top events and the added bonus of slot machine casino entertainment, Flamboro Downs is a fantastic experience from beginning to end.