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  • 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 ...

  • Takeover Target earns well deserved ovation

    The story of Takeover Target reads like a fairy tale. Foaled in the year 1999, Takeover Target was bought by a taxi driver named Joe Janiak, who managed to scrape together $AUD1250, for the ...

  • George Steinbrenner Remembered

    After the magic of Joe DiMaggio and Babe Ruth began to fade, George Michael Steinbrenner III stepped in to buy the Yankees Baseball Club in 1973 and build it back up. With eleven pennants and ...

  • Triple Crown: Big Brown

    In June of 1978, Florida-trained thoroughbred Affirmed held off a late charge by Alydar and won the Belmont Stakes, securing the 11th Triple Crown in U.S. horse racing history. As Affirmed was ...

  • I Love Handicapping – Part One

    Handicapping is the bread and butter of racing, without it, there would be no racing of any interest whatsoever because the best horses would win all of the time. A handicap is a race for which ...

  • Glory at Hoosier Park

    The Hoosier Cup Night takes place on 28 June 2008 at the Hoosier Park Racecourse. The total purses for the evening are estimated at over $1 million and the $100 000 Indiana Sire Stakes Final ...

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RESOURCES AND ARTICLES

  • Harris Farms

    Established in 1966, Harris Farms has long been dedicated to the raising and training of thoroughbred racehorses. Today the Harris Farms operation combines state-of-the-art technology with old-fashioned, tried and tested methods of horsemanship in order to produce excellent foals and racehorses. From the very start of each foal’s life to its first day on the racetrack, it is carefully cared ...

  • Mick Taylor

    Mick Taylor is a contributing author for HorseRacing.comFor more information visit Mick's site at www.successfulbetting.co.uk.

  • MetraPark Horse Racing Track in Montana

    An impressively large public facility in Billings, Montana, MetraPark features a number of multi-purpose arenas and a variety of facilities, including a half-mile track for live horse-racing. The track boasts an assortment of horse barns and smaller buildings to cater for both the animals and their owners, as well as the large crowds which these racing events draw in. MetraPark is located in ...

  • Arizona Racetracks

    Horse racing in Arizona is regulated by the Arizona Department of Racing. Under its watchful eye, tracks such as the Rillito Downs Park Racetrack, Turf Paradise Racecourse and Yavapai Downs Racecourse grow with each passing year, and offer the public exciting live horse racing events to attend.

  • Raceway Park in Toledo, Ohio

    Raceway Park in Toledo, Ohio, is a prestigious harness racing track hosting some of the most outstanding races in the country. Live harness racing is enjoyed by racegoers from March to December and simulcast racing is a year-round feature, making Raceway Park the choice of many bettors. With a full schedule, Raceway Park is always lively and entertaining.

  • Blue Ribbon Downs Horse Racing Track in Oklahoma

    Blue Ribbon Downs closed November 28, 2009.It all started in 1960 when a rancher by the name of Bill Hedge bought 102 acres of land and named it Blue Ribbon Ranch. Bill built a training track on his farm and before long the track became a favourite site for local match races. Just three years later, AQHA recognized racing at Blue Ribbon Downs and in 1965 the Blue Ribbon Futurity became ...