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  • Devil May Care Loses Her Battle

    Foaled in 2007, Devil May Care seemed primed for racing, with her sire being Malibu Moon, and out of Kelli’s Ransom. Her Grandsire, A.P. Indy also made her a desirable thoroughbred. She was ...

  • Big Buck’s Reigns Supreme

    On Monday, 24 May 2010, all the big names in jumps racing attended a prestigious ceremony to find out who would walk away as the Horse of the Year. The public was also able to vote in regard to ...

  • Mount Nelson Triumphs

    Aidan O’Brian has been in the winners’ circle at the Group 1 Coral Eclipse Stakes previously with Hawk Wing, Oratorio and Giant’s Causeway. On Saturday, 5 July 2008, he was there for a fourth ...

  • Do Heart Murmurs Affect Performance?

    To understand the workings of a heart murmur, it is important to know how the heart operates in horses. The average sized horse has a heart that is the size of a basketball and it is the centre ...

  • Melbourne Cup Inquiry

    On 4 November 2008, one of the most nail-biting finishes in the history of the Melbourne Cup took place at Flemington Racecourse, in Melbourne, Australia. Spectators had to wait approximately ...

  • Zarkava Magic at French 1000 Guineas

    The French 1000 Guineas was held at Longchamp over the weekend, and as the field for the Poule d’Essai des Pouliches, started making their way to the starting gates, many eyes were following the ...

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  • Clinton Horse Racing Track in Canada

    If you are a big harness racing fan, why not come to the Clinton Raceway in Ontario. This lovely little Canadian harness racing track features the ever-popular combination of live harness racing, a casino and simulcast race coverage. The track is located in Beech Street in the charming town of Clinton and though it is fairly small, it has every convenience you could possibly need at one ...

  • Limerick Race Track in Ireland

    With a long established horse racing industry, it isn’t often that you find a completely new course making it’s way onto the scene. Yet Limerick racecourse is just that – and it is the first entirely new, built-from-scratch racecourse to be built in Ireland in the last 50 years. The building of a new course was necessary once the old course in Greenpark closed down in 1999 after a 130-year ...

  • Turfway Park in Kentucky

    Located near Erlanger, Kentucky, Turfway Park is a thoroughbred flat racing track which conducts two meets every year and which offers 365-day simulcast coverage of tracks across the country. It hosts a large number of stakes races during the fall and spring and as a result has gained quite a reputation in the racing industry.

  • Fair Grounds Race Course in Louisiana

    Fair Grounds Race Course in New Orleans, also referred to as the New Orleans Fair Grounds, is one of Louisiana's superb horse racing venues. Despite undergoing many difficulties through its years of operation, Fair Grounds Race Course has certainly made a name for itself and is one of the oldest racing sites in the country.

  • Galway Race Track in Ireland

    Situated just five kilometres from the cit of Galway, Ireland, the Galway Racecourse has always attracted large crowds and experienced competitors. The racecourse has facilities for both flat racing and for hunt (steeplechase) races and is rated as one of the leading racecourse venues in Ireland. It also serves as host to a massive annual fair and a number of the country’s top races.

  • Horsemen's Park Horse Racing Track in Nebraska

    A picturesque little track located on ‘Q’ Street in Omaha, Nebraska, Horsemen’s Park is the perfect spot to enjoy some leisurely betting or to simply enjoy a day at the races. Many jockeys and trainers also find that Horsemen’s Park is a starting ground for youngsters to begin their careers since the track does not draw such large crowds, as do many other larger tracks, though the atmosphere ...