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  • Super Race Called Off

    Horse racing enthusiasts around the world have been waiting patiently for the show down between Rachel Alexandra and Zenyatta for months. And there was a glimmer of hope that these two racing ...

  • Maryland Horse Racing in a Crisis!

    West Virginia and Delaware are set to take away much of the sport betting business of neighboring Maryland. Charles Town in West Virginia is a typical example, lengthening its horse racing ...

  • Safety Commission Swings into Gear

    After the heartbreaking and tragic breakdown of Eight Belles at the Kentucky Derby, it became clear that stricter safety measures in all aspects of racing needed to be addressed. Not that the ...

  • New Season of Racing at Colonial Downs

    While other racing venues were concentrating on the past weekends’ horse racing action, Colonial Downs was preparing for the back to back schedule of their live racing season, which starts today ...

  • Hoosier Cadillac Wins at Hoosier Park

    Hoosier Park came alive with horse racing action on Saturday, 5 July 2008, with thirteen racing events on the race card. Spectators filled the stands to support the various races that ranged ...

  • Pronto Pronto Takes the Kingfisher

    The Kingfisher Derby is one of the richest Thoroughbred flat horse racing events in India. With a purse of Rs 23 680 000, it means that the winner of this event walks away with Rs 14 208 000. It ...

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  • How to Care for a Brood Mare

    Breeding is essential for the future of horse racing, but even those without a passion for the sport can appreciate the pleasure of caring for a brood mare. Pregnancy and birth in horses are joyful occassions, with horse owners discovering new and new and long-lost friends when they announce that a brood mare has conceived!

  • Ellis Park Race Track in Kentucky

    Ellis Park Racetrack in Kentucky's Henderson was originally established in 1922 by the Green River Jockey Club. This lovely racecourse hosts many outstanding events through the season which runs from July through to Labor Day. Racegoers from Kentucky and surrounding States gather at Henderson's Ellis Park during the race season for an exciting day at the races.

  • Meadowlands Horse Racing Track in New Jersey

    Meadowlands Racetrack is located in New Jersey's East Rutherford at the Meadowlands Sports Complex. Hosting both thoroughbred and harness racing, Meadowlands Racetrack, or BigM, has a year-round calendar of racing excitement. A lovely racing track with fantastic facilities, Meadowlands Racetrack should not be missed.

  • Horseracing Photo Album

    To horse lovers and racing enthusiasts, there is nothing quite like seeing that favourite horse streak across the finishing line. It's an immense display of power and speed as the 1000 pounds or more of horse flesh pounds down the race track at speeds in excess of 50 mph, coats gleaming and clad in bright colours.

  • Louisiana Race Tracks

    The history of horse racing in the State of Louisiana, located in the southern region of the USA, can be traced back to the mid-1800s with the Fair Grounds Race Course first opening in 1852 as the Union Race Course. This historic race course in New Orleans hosts, among others, the Louisiana Derby, New Orleans Handicap, Silverbulletday Stakes and Bayou Breeders' Cup Handicap. With more than ...

  • Blue Ribbon Downs Horse Racing Track in Oklahoma

    Blue Ribbon Downs closed November 28, 2009.It all started in 1960 when a rancher by the name of Bill Hedge bought 102 acres of land and named it Blue Ribbon Ranch. Bill built a training track on his farm and before long the track became a favourite site for local match races. Just three years later, AQHA recognized racing at Blue Ribbon Downs and in 1965 the Blue Ribbon Futurity became ...