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  • Harness Racing at Walworth County Fair

    The first harness racing event took place at the Walworth County Fair in 1898. Ever since, it has been one of the highlights of the festival and this year will be no different. The Annual ...

  • Snow Fairy Takes Hong Kong Cup

    The well known Hong Kong Cup is open to horses that are three-years-old and older, and is one of the most prestigious thoroughbred horse racing events on the calendar. It is a Group 1 event that ...

  • Glorious Goodwood 2014 Round Up

    There were plenty of highlights at this year's Glorious Goodwood race event. Among them were the group races, two-year old races, the Magnolia Cup, the QIPCO Sussex Stakes, the 27 horse charge, ...

  • Storm Cat Looks Forward to Full Retirement

    Two retirement announcements rocked the horse racing industry when Coolmore gave a public statement that Sadler’s Wells was retiring from breeding, and a day later Overbrook Farm retired Storm ...

  • Hall of Fame Honor for Edgar Prado

    Edgar Prado was selected to be inducted into the National Museum of Racing Hall of Fame on 21 April 2008, with the induction ceremony to be held on 4 August 2008. The honor of one’s name being ...

  • A Glamorous Experience at Royal Ascot

    Queen Anne founded the Ascot Racecourse in 1711. Since that time it has become a symbol of style and status across the world. Located a mere six miles away from Windsor Castle, the Ascot has ...

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  • Track Conditions and Surfaces

    On any given day, the type and conditions of any race track surface can play a significant role in the outcome of any horse race. Over time, a race horse will establish a record of performance that sometimes will reflect a preference for certain track conditions. For example, the term “mudder” refers to a horse that seems to perform better in wet or muddy track conditions. On the other hand, ...

  • National Thoroughbred Racing Association

    The National Thoroughbred Racing Association is an organization in the United States of America that acts as the chief governing body over thoroughbred horse racing in the country. The NTRA also has jurisdiction over the World Thoroughbred Racing Championship, more commonly known as the Breeders' Cup in North America. A number of other groups, clubs and organizations fall under the National ...

  • River Downs Horse Racing Track in Ohio

    The River Downs Racetrack has been entertaining race fans for nearly three-quarters of a century. While keeping up with the changing times, the track has never lost that special atmosphere which sets it apart from most other tracks. Located in Kellogg Avenue, Cincinnati, River Downs hosts live racing and also enjoys simulcast coverage.

  • Los Alamitos Race Course in California

    Los Alamitos Race Course is located on Katella Avenue of the small town of Los Alamitos in Orange County, California. Open year round, Los Alamitos is a major quarter horse racing venue which also features Arabian, thoroughbred, appaloosa and paint racing. Owned by Ed Allred, Los Alamitos Race Course was originally established in 1951. Since its beginnings, Los Alamitos continues to attract ...

  • Evangeline Downs Horse Racing Track in Louisiana

    Evangeline Downs in Opelousas, Louisiana, is well-known as the first "Racino" built from scratch. Created by Peninsula Gaming, LLC, Evangeline Downs Racetrack and Casino offers exciting horse racing as well as 80,000 square feet of casino entertainment. Open 24 hours a day, Evangeline Casino is a popular venue with both locals and travelers.

  • New York Racing Association

    The New York Racing Association is not a track but rather a non-profit management group. The association is responsible for the running of the three largest thoroughbred horse-racing tracks in New York – the Aqueduct Racetrack, Belmont Park and the Saratoga Race Course. All three of these tracks are carefully managed to ensure that the best facilities possible are made available for racing ...