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  • Curlin – Horse of the Year at Eclipse Awards

    Just over a year ago no one would have guessed that the beautiful male horse, getting ready for his first racing start, would be outperforming many of his rivals and making a name for himself. ...

  • Lone Star Park Ready for Racing Action

    Yesterday, April 10th, was the opening day for the spring season of horse racing action at Lone Star Park in Grand Prairie. Even though the last season was a little wetter than expected, it did ...

  • Frankel Makes His 2011 Debut

    The Group 3 Greenham Stakes took place at Newbury Racecourse on Saturday, 16 April 2011, and had a contender field of six talented horses. One the contenders, Frankel, was making his 2011 debut. ...

  • Final Approach Claims Victory at Leopardstown

    Even when a trainer has unshakable confidence that his efforts will pay off with a win, there are so many variables in horse racing that a 'sure thing' can sometimes turn out to be more than ...

  • Flashing Red, An Extraordinary Horse

    When the owners of Flashing Red bought him four years ago, they could never have imagined the spirit and courage that were part and parcel of this extraordinary racing horse. On 13 November ...

  • Cartier Racing Award Celebrations

    On 17 November 2009, the nineteenth Cartier Racing Awards ceremony took place at the Claridge Hotel, Mayfair. This prestigious event awards those in the horse racing industry for outstanding ...

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  • Horse Racing Services

    This section provides unique information about little known Horse Racing facts.

  • Ohio Race Tracks

    With no less than eight well maintained and well supported horse racing facilities, thoroughbred, short quarter horse and harness racing takes place throughout the year in the State of Ohio. Established in 1923, Beulah Park horse racing track, located near Grove City with easy access to downtown Columbus, has the distinction of being Ohio's first thoroughbred race track and continues to ...

  • Woodlands Race Track in Kansas

    Notice on the Woodlands Race Track Website: "The Woodlands, Kansas City, KS The Woodlands racetrack has been closed with all live racing and simulcasting ceasing as of August 23, 2008. We appreciate the many years of patronage of our loyal customers and service of our employees. There are currently no scheduled races or special events being held at The Woodlands property. If you need any ...

  • Ruidoso Downs Horse Racing Track in New Mexico

    The Ruidoso Downs Racetrack was first opened for racing in 1947 with a brilliant racing program and a fun-filled, eventful day. People flocked to the track to see finely bred horses striding for first place, their lean, muscled bodies stretching further and further until they cross the finish line to the applause and roar of the crowds. Wagers were placed and money was made and lost but most ...

  • Hanover Shoe Farms

    The Hanover Shoe Farms legacy all started in the early 1900s when Harper D. Sheppard and Clinton N. Myers rescued the Hanover Shoe Company from oblivion. Their plans were to buy or breed a few standardbreds and then race them on the Pennsylvania Fair Circuit – there were no delusions of grandeur. If a horse of exceptional standard came along, they would send him Grand Circuit, but it was ...

  • Bath Horse Racing Track in England

    One of the charms of England is its quaint collection of ancient ruins, and the city of Bath is a top draw in this respect. The Roman Spa City is not just an attraction for professional historians, but has tremendous attraction for tourists as well. Horse racing enthusiasts often find that the rest of the family do not share their passion. With the historic city being home to the Bath ...