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  • New Proposal for Exercise Rider Licenses

    With racecourse safety being on the forefront lately, the proposal of creating a new license classification for exercise riders, suggested by the California Horse Racing Board, has been welcomed ...

  • May Festival Celebrations at Chester Racecourse

    Today, the May Festival celebrations will kick off at the Chester Racecourse. The first race was run here in 1539, and its racing traditions and splendor have lasted more than four hundred and ...

  • The Eagerly Anticipated Dan Patch Awards

    In the world of harness racing, the Dan Patch Awards are held in high esteem. Every year, the U.S. Harness Writers Association members cast their votes, with only the names of the three front ...

  • The Pacing World’s Best Filly

    Thoroughbred flat horse racing has had magnificent fillies such as Zenyatta and Rachel Alexandra to uplift the industry. While fans are keeping their eyes open for the next talented filly to ...

  • Arlington Victory for Hardest Core

    When Hardest Core left the starting gates in Saturday's 32nd running of the Arlington Million, no one seriously expected the four-year-old gelding to cross the finish line in first place. ...

  • Artless Takes On California Sire Stakes

    Artless was bred by Desomer Stables, and with Steve Desomer as driver, and Vickie Desomer as trainer, the beautiful gelding has a very promising future in harness racing. However, a week ago, ...

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  • Horse Racing Trainer Strategies

    The role of the trainer in horse racing is often overshadowed by the owner, jockey and the horse itself. However, skilled trainers are widely respected within the horse racing scene and the very best can make long lasting and lucrative careers for themselves.

  • Cheltenham Racecourse

    Cheltenham Racecourse is a prime horseracing venue located at Prestbury Park, near the town of Cheltenham in Gloucestershire, England. Situated in a scenic natural amphitheater with the Cotswold Hills as a backdrop, Cheltenham Racecourse has the capacity to accommodate 67,500 spectators, and this popular horseracing venue is often filled to capacity.

  • Goodwood Horse Racing Track in England

    The Goodwood Racecourse is an international favorite with passionate horse racing enthusiasts, and is well worth taking some time to visit. Goodwood is within striking distance of both Brighton and Southampton, as well as having easy access from the center of London, so it is convenient for visitors from any part of Britain to include the Goodwood Racecourse in their itineraries. There are ...

  • Breakfasts for Racing Horses

    Just as the top human professional athletes consume an effective nutritional regimen to keep their level of performance at its peak, the best race horses also eat to beat - the other horses, that is. When you’re a champion race horse, your run of the mill Horse Chow just won’t cut it. Pet and animal feed manufacturers have responded to the demand for a high octane (as it were) feed ...

  • British Racecourse Association

    The British Racecourse Association (RCA) is a trade organisation which represents 58 of Britain’s racecourses and which organises and oversees a number of races across the country. It is also one of the major bodies within the horse racing industry in Britain, both in terms of size and importance. It oversees both flat racing and jumping and is located in Winkfield Road in Ascot, Berkshire.

  • Portland Meadows Horse Racing Track in Oregon

    Located at 101 N. Schmeer Road in Portland, Oregon, Portland Meadows is the only major racetrack in the State. This great racetrack enjoys a number of exciting races during race season and delivers excellent race coverage of other races across the country via simulcast TV when the local racing season ends. The track is approximately one mile in length and oval in shape. The distance from the ...