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  • Hollywood Park Closes After 75 Years of Racing

    Sunday's attendance at Betfair Hollywood Park exceeded 13,000 as horseracing fans gathered to enjoy the track's final day of racing. Hollywood Park has been operating for 75 years and has hosted ...

  • Iris De Balme Speeds into the Spotlight

    When trainer, Sean Curran, and owner, Lee Power, entered Iris De Balme into the Coral Scottish Grand National at Ayr, which took place on Saturday, all they were hoping for was a good and ...

  • Derby Success for Dialled In

    Gulfstream Park in Florida is home to the Florida Derby that was inaugurated in 1952. This annual Grade 1 event is hosted for three-year-old horses and has a purse amount of $1 million. The ...

  • Thrill After Dark Lights Up Les Bois Park

    Tuesday nights at Les Bois Park is Ladies Night. It is usually an evening filled with spectacular night horse racing, entertainment and fun. Last Tuesday evening, 17 June 2008, was no different ...

  • Saratoga Celebrates 150 Years of Racing Action

    Saratoga Race Course is celebrating its 150th anniversary this season, and there is plenty of racing action lined up for horse racing enthusiasts during the forty day meet which starts on Friday ...

  • Luck – Revealing the Multi-Faceted World of Horseracing

    Often referred to as the "Sport of Kings", horseracing has had more than its share of controversy during its history. Today, with casinos collaborating with the horseracing industry, and ...

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  • Colonial Downs Horse Racing Track in Virginia

    Colonial Downs in New Kent Virginia offers both thoroughbred and harness racing seasons. Founded in 1997, Virginia's Colonial Downs race track is still relatively new, but is extremely popular. To complement the excellent races run at Colonial Downs, are brilliant facilities and simulcasting.

  • Charles Town Horse Racing Track in West Virginia

    Situated in Charlestown West Virginia, the popular gambling establishment of Charles Town Races and Slots is owned by Penn National Gaming, and is renowned for hosting the West Virginia Breeders' Classic. As the name suggests, Charles Town Races & Slots boasts some 4,000 slot machines for gamblers to court Lady Luck in a sophisticated ambiance.

  • Horse Racing Handicapping

    Handicapping has an unfair place of importance in modern horse racing. There was a time in the last century when it was the only way of picking winners, but this is no longer the case. We can blame book makers for underscoring handicapping in horse racing with such a bold pencil, because it is integral to their business model! Handicapping separates professionals from amateurs in horse ...

  • Del Mar Race Track in California

    Del Mar Race Track to the north of San Diego had prestigious beginnings back in 1937 when it was opened by Bing Crosby, a major sponsor along with Pat O'Brien and Paramount Studios. Through the years Del Mar has gained much fame, attracting vast numbers of visitors including Hollywood celebrities. Del Mar Race Track hosts a wide variety of races between July and September at its superb ...

  • Arizona Racetracks

    Horse racing in Arizona is regulated by the Arizona Department of Racing. Under its watchful eye, tracks such as the Rillito Downs Park Racetrack, Turf Paradise Racecourse and Yavapai Downs Racecourse grow with each passing year, and offer the public exciting live horse racing events to attend.

  • Virginia Racetracks

    Located on the Atlantic Coast of the Southern United States, the Commonwealth of Virginia has its fair share of attractions well worth visiting and activities to enjoy. Among those attractions is the Colonial Downs horse racing track in New Kent, Virginia. Opened in 1997, the track hosts some excellent summertime turf racing on its three tracks. From June to August, Colonial Downs hosts ...