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  • Proposal for Youngstown

    Bradford Pressman and Rick Lertzmann, developers in Ohio, tried to bring a little bit of Las Vegas to the state in 2008, but their proposal was not approved. Now they have brought forward a new ...

  • Big Brown Victorious at Haskell Invitational

    On Sunday, 3 August 2008, more than forty thousand fans made their way to Monmouth Park Racecourse to watch the 41st running of the $1 million Haskell Invitational. The air was filled with ...

  • Caracciola Shines at Cesarewitch

    On Saturday, 18 October 2008, during the Champions Day at Newmarket Racecourse, an eleven year old horse racing veteran proved that he still had what it takes to outclass his younger ...

  • Goldencents Heads for Kentucky Derby

    Run at Churchill Downs over a distance of one and a quarter miles, the Kentucky Derby is a Grade I stakes race open to three-year-old Thoroughbreds. The race is sometimes referred to as "The Run ...

  • Rachel Alexandra Captures Lady’s Secret

    Monmouth Park was buzzing with excitement and anticipation on Saturday, 24 July 2010, as spectators and horses were preparing for the Lady's Secret Stakes. This breathtaking Group 1 thoroughbred ...

  • Curlin Still in Top Form

    On Saturday, Curlin once again proved that he deserves his Horse of the Year title. He has not raced on United States soil for a few months now, and after a successful international campaign ...

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  • Keeneland Race Track in Kentucky

    Keeneland, located across from Lexington's Blue Grass Airport in Kentucky, encompasses an area of 907 acres. In operation since 1936, Keeneland Racecourse hosts numerous live races in April and October every year. This lovely, somewhat rustic, track featured in the racing scenes of the movie “Seabiscuit” (2003). Keeneland is renowned not only for its impressive race track but also for the ...

  • California Racetracks

    California is one of the largest horse racing hubs of the United States of America, and racecourses such as Santa Anita Racecourse and Del Mar Race Track are extremely well-known. Host to a variety of Grade 1 racing events, California’s horse racing is promoted and protected by the California Horse Racing Board. The board oversees a variety of facets of the horse racing industry, such as ...

  • Tim McCullough

    Tim McCullough is a lifelong horse racing enthusiast, who has spent time working in the industry. Passionate, and knowledgeable, he writes a regular blog with up to date information on the world of racing. Tim is always ready to give his opinion on timely industry issues. The Quarter Pole - Blog by Tim McCullough

  • 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.

  • 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 ...

  • Parimutuel Betting

    Parimutuel Betting is an ingenious method, popularly used throughout the world, of pooling bets placed on horse races so as to ensure that bettors are given fair payoff odds and that both the “house” and any applicable taxes are covered before paying out any winnings. The word “parimutuel” itself is a French term that translates to “mutual betting”, which sums up the practice nicely.