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  • Record Breaking Attendance at Del Mar Racecourse

    In 1996 Del Mar Racecourse saw thousands flocking into the grandstands to watch the legendary Cigar in action in the Pacific Classic. Attracting such a massive crowd is indeed a rare occurrence, ...

  • Ireland Horse Racing Proposes 2 Day Declaration System

    The British Horse Racing Regulatory Authority has agreed to consider a proposal from its Irish horse racing constituent, to implement a 2-day declaration system. Punters should welcome this as ...

  • BHA’s New Chief Faces Funding and Whip-Rule Issues

    Having worked at the old British Horseracing Board, as well as holding senior posts in New Zealand racing and his home-country of Australia, Paul Bittar brings a wealth of hands-on experience to ...

  • On the Road to the Eclipse

    On Saturday, 21 August 2010, the Alabama Stakes got underway at the Saratoga Racecourse. With $500 000 as prize money, the best athletes descended on the racecourse to participate in this ...

  • Jack o’Lantern Lights up Hollywood Prevue Stakes

    Jack o’Lantern was purchased by Purple Shamrock Racing and Bruce Chandler at the 2007 Fasig-Tipton Kentucky October sale for $10 500. Trainer Richard Matlow immediately liked Jack o’ Lantern, ...

  • Kauto Star Tries For Number Three

    The £225,000 Betfair Chase is one of the most anticipated jumps racing events of the year, as it is the first race in the Betfair Million Series and it is attended by the best horses in the ...

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  • Endurance Horse Racing

    Endurance riding or racing is a popular equestrian sport which involves traveling long distances. High-level races can be up to 100 miles or even longer and take between 10 to 12 hours. Endurance horse racing is very much a family sport and people of all ages participate in the adventure.

  • Ferndale Race Track in California

    California's Ferndale Race Track offers 10 days of horse racing during August whilst the Humboldt County Fair is in action. Also renowned for the Humboldt County Marathon Handicap, Ferndale Race Track boasts top facilities and exciting entertainment during the season.

  • 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.

  • West Virginia Racetracks

    Much of the mountainous region of West Virginia was first explored by adventurous pioneers on horseback. Centuries later, men on horseback continue to generate excitement, but these days it is on the race tracks of West Virginia. The Charles Town Races and Slots is a first-class facility which was first opened in December 1933 and in subsequent years has become the venue for a host of ...

  • Hong Kong Jockey Club

    Horseracing is by far one of the most popular spectator sports in Hong Kong. The Hong Kong Jockey Club is the only authorised horseracing operator in the country and as such, it is one of the largest racing organisations in the world. In fact, the Hong Kong Jockey Club is so large that it is also listed as the largest single taxpayer in the country – paying roughly HK$ 12.405 billion in the ...

  • Will Rogers Downs Horse Racing Track in Oklahoma

    Will Rogers Downs, located in Claremore, Oklahoma, is the state's best racino offering year-round entertainment and excitement. Now known as Cherokee Casino Will Rogers Downs, this fantastic racing track features 42 days of thrilling thoroughbred, quarter, appaloosa and paint horse racing in Oklahoma and from all around the country. With live racing, top simulcasting facilities and casino ...