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  • Jockey Creates his Own Miracle

    He is considered to be the best jockey in New Zealand, and someone who has a magnificent career ahead of him. After being taken under the wing of trainer Allan Sharrock, Michael Walker did his ...

  • Synthetic Tracks Give Way to Dirt in U.S.

    The recent announcement by authorities at Keeneland Race Course that the horse racing venue will be replacing its synthetic track with a dirt track in time for the fall season in October, has ...

  • More Heaven for O’Brian

    Aiden O’Brian took the title of champion jockey in Ireland during the 1993-1994 horse racing season and many looked forward to watching him through his career. But O’Brian had different ideas. ...

  • Caring for Arabian Horses in Horse Racing

    It is believed that the Arabian horses has been in existence for approximately 3000 years. This makes the Arabian, the oldest breed of horse known to man and also makes it one of the purest ...

  • Hereford Beer and Balti Raceday

    The Hereford Racecourse in England has been hosting horse racing events for over two hundred years and the history of the facility is preserved by the racecourse in journals dating back to 1771. ...

  • Zenyatta Celebration – Honoring a Legend

    Winner of the 2010 Eclipse Award for Horse of the Year, with 87% of the public's vote, Zenyatta was victorious in nineteen of the twenty races of her career, becoming the American record-holder ...

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  • The History of Horse Racing

    The sport of racing horses extends back to the early domestication of horses by nomadic tribesmen in Central Asia. Since that time horse racing has taken place in a variety of settings and by a variety of people.

  • Montana Race Tracks

    The mountainous state of Montana in the Western United States is home to two world-class horse racing facilities – MetraPark and Yellowstone Downs. Located in Billings, Montana, MetraPark features a range of arenas and event amenities, one of which is the half-mile track and stabling facilities to host live horse racing. The regular horse racing events attract large numbers of spectators, ...

  • Weatherbys - Vital Services for the Horse Racing Industry

    Weatherbys plays a number of vital roles in the British horse racing industry. A central administrative organization, Weatherbys is also a bank and keeper of the Thoroughbred Breed Register. This well respected group offers a comprehensive range of services and products to the horse racing community in Britain.

  • New York Race Tracks

    New York State has a long and interesting horse racing history, going back to the mid 1800s. The non-profit management group, the New York Racing Association> oversees the operation of New York State's three largest thoroughbred horse racing tracks – Aqueduct, Belmont Park and Saratoga. Aqueduct race track is the only facility of its kind located within New York City's limits and has been in ...

  • Horse Racing in South Africa

    It would be harsh to judge horse racing in isolation of its environment. South Africa is emerging in to the modern world in many respects, and is a land of extremes between extravagant living and social disorder; the horse racing scene is not dissimilar!

  • 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.