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  • Clear Skies for Deep Sky

    On Sunday, 1 June 2008, a jockey by the name of Hirofumi Shii enjoyed a historical victory at the Japan Derby in front of more than a hundred thousand spectators. The Japan Derby is the second ...

  • The Woodlands Closure

    In 1989, The Woodlands opened its doors for Thoroughbred horse racing, Quarter horse racing and greyhound racing events. By 1990 the establishment was bringing in $197 million in betting and ...

  • George Bakers Victorious

    The fact that a horse named George Baker eventually developed into a winning horse and recently took the John Smith's Handicap, which was hosted at the Leicester Racecourse, is not such an ...

  • Great Come Back for Positive Response

    The John Battaglia Memorial Stakes was inaugurated at the Turfway Park Racecourse as a preparation race for the Lane's End Stakes in 1982. It is held on a dirt track and is for horses three ...

  • Longacres Mile Taken by Wasserman

    The Longacres Mile Handicap was run on Sunday, 17 August 2008, at Emerald Downs Racecourse. It was day to remember for breeders and Washington racing, as the homebred six year old Wasserman ...

  • The Akhal-Teke Breed in Horse Racing

    At first glance, you would think that you were looking at a Thoroughbred horse. But then he walks out into the sun and an almost blinding metallic glow ripples across his coat and muscles and ...

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  • Alameda County Fair Race Track in California

    Perhaps the best part about spending a day at the races at the Alameda County Fair grounds is the bubbling atmosphere and friendly faces. Each year this great track enjoys a line-up of superb thoroughbred horse races which generally take place between June and July and correspond to the dates of the annual Alameda County Fair. In this way the racing programs makes up part of the fair ...

  • Massachusetts Race Tracks

    Many agree that horse racing in Massachusetts is a rich social experience, with more emphasis on appreciating the beauty of peak-performance horses in motion, and spending time with other horse lovers, than about wagering. Horse racing in Massachusetts is relatively new when compared to the long horse racing history of some States. Located in East Boston, Suffolk Downs Horse Racing Track was ...

  • Timonium Horse Racing Track in Maryland

    Timonium Race Track in Baltimore, Maryland, is a prime summer thoroughbred racing venue. Horse racing events are held in conjunction with the fun-filled Maryland State Fair. With great facilities and great horse racing, the fair at the Timonium Fairgrounds should not be missed.

  • Calder Race Course in Florida

    Calder Race Course in Miami Gardens, Florida, is an ever-popular horse racing track. Offering a calendar packed with racing meets, top simulcasting and highly impressive facilities, Calder Race Course opens up a truly amazing race day experience to all.

  • 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 ...

  • International Federation of Horse Racing Authorities

    The International Federation of Horse Racing Authorities has been established with the purpose of promoting best practices and top regulation on international horse racing matters. Founded back in 1961 by horse racing authorities in Great Britain, the United States of America, Ireland and France, the International Federation has proved a vital player in the horse racing industry.