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  • Chester Cup celebration for Hill

    One of the horse racing events in Great Britain, which is looked forward to by spectators and trainers, is the Chester Cup. On Wednesday, 6 May 2009, it was that time of the year again, and it ...

  • Florida Derby Taken by Ice Box

    Crowds gathered at Gulfstream Park on Saturday, 20 March 2010, to witness the running of the 2010 Florida Derby. This historic race was inaugurated in 1952, and has become a popular Grade 1 ...

  • Boundless Has No Limits

    Even though a stud career for Boundless is looming, the talented filly once again proved that she is not yet ready to be retired. Delivering a spectacular performance at the 2010 Hawke’s Bay Cup ...

  • Cheltenham 2012: Time for a New Braveheart

    Not since the Len Lungo trained Freetown forged clear up the hill to win the Pertemps Final in 2002 has a race at the Festival been won by a horse trained north of the border. In the preceding ...

  • Oaklawn Focused On 2010

    Oaklawn Racecourse has enjoyed a very successful racing season for 2009, and with their attention focused on the 2010 horse racing season, track authorities have looked towards a new approach ...

  • Three in a Row

    A festival is on at the famous Cheltenham race track in the UK until this Friday March 17. The first two days have been difficult for wagers, with intense competition for places and wins. ...

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  • 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 ...

  • 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 ...

  • Horse Racing Glossary

    This Glossary contains definitions relating to horse racing from topics such as breeding and training, to wagering and handicapping.

  • Racetracks in Ireland

    Ireland’s horse racing heritage can be traced back to the seventeenth century, with interruptions in the running of the sport taking place due to war and turbulence in the country. As the revolt led by Oliver Cromwell came to an end, Charles II resumed the throne, which in turn led to the restoration of the horse racing industry. The first racing event was therefore run in 1666, and has ...

  • Nick Wilby

    Nick Wilby writes for Cheltenhamfestival.net, an award-winning horse racing news website.

  • Vernon Downs Horse Racing Track in New York

    It may not have the classy and sophisticated atmosphere of the Belmont or Saratoga Race Track but Vernon Downs certainly doesn’t lack anything. An entertaining place for the whole family, this great harness racing raceway combines the thrill of harness racing and betting with the delights of video gaming and great food. All this is brought together in such a way that even your youngest ...