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  • Aqueduct Racecourse Makeover

    The Aqueduct Racecourse in Queens, New York, is a part of the city’s history as it was officially opened in 1894. During 1959 the track was rebuilt, and over the years renovations and ...

  • Barbaro…our new hope! – Horse Racing

    "Oh boy, is this great?" That's what Kent Dorfman said in Animal House many years ago. And it's that same adage that could be said right now about the eye-popping and heartwarming performance ...

  • It is Time for the Belmont Stakes

    Everyone has been waiting anxiously for 7 June 2008 and the running of the 140th Belmont Stakes. This year the tension has been felt throughout the racing community, as many hold their breaths ...

  • Why Horse Racing Enthusiasts are so Passionate about the Breeder’s Cup

    Why do some horse racing events mean more to enthusiasts and punters than thousands of other races run all over the world throughout the racing calendar? Race track owners would love to know ...

  • Long Striders – Champions or Duds?

    The long striding racehorse is somewhat of a contradiction in racing circles; from this type of horse we get the two extremes of racehorses, the all-time champions and the one paced snails. Why ...

  • Retirement for Benny the Bull

    Benny the Bull has been known as one of the best sprinters of his time. Sadly, his horse racing career has tragically been cut short due to injury, and the decision to retire him has been made. ...

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  • Australia Racetracks

    Horse racing in Australia was once regulated by organizations such as the Australian Conference of Principal Racing Clubs and the National Office of Australian Racing, which was established in 1990. The role the Australian Conference of Principal Racing Clubs played in Australia can be traced back to the early 1900s, and in 1998 the present Australian Racing Board was established. This is a ...

  • Advertising on HorseRacing.com

    About Us HorseRacing.com was established in 1995 and was one of the first web sites devoted exclusively to horse racing with news, events, results, original content, and blogs. The site has been exclusively managed by HorseRacing.com, which has overseen all development, editorial services and design.HorseRacing.com is strongly branded in the horse racing market as the HorseRacing ...

  • Ferndale Race Track in California

    California's Ferndale Race Track offers 10 days of horse racing during August whilst the Humboldt County Fair is in action. Also renowned for the Humboldt County Marathon Handicap, Ferndale Race Track boasts top facilities and exciting entertainment during the season.

  • Texas Racetracks

    The State of Texas, located in the South Central United States, is readily associated with horses, with many a rancher keeping their herds of cattle in check on horseback. Texas is home to a number of fine horse racing facilities which are enthusiastically supported by competitors and spectators alike. Located around 10 miles outside Austin, Manor Downs is the oldest pari-mutuel horse racing ...

  • Great Lakes Downs Horse Racing Track in Michigan

    Great Lakes Downs closed in 2008Great Lakes Downs in Muskegon of Michigan is a well-known thoroughbred horse racing track. Whether you are interested in enjoying a delicious meal or betting on the horses, Great Lakes Downs race track certainly offers the best in the region. Owned by Magna Entertainment Corp. Great Lakes Downs promises patrons an unforgettable race day experience.

  • Hawthorne Race Course in Illinois

    Located in Cicero near Chicago, Illinois, Hawthorne Race Course has a history stretching back to 1890 when Chicago businessman, and owner of 1890 Kentucky Derby winner Riley, Edward Corrigan, bought a plot of land and constructed a grandstand and horse racing track. The opening event in 1891 featured a five-race card, one of which was the Chicago Derby. Today, Hawthorne is the oldest ...