Pages tagged with Horse Racing

The abuse and training of race horses in America the pitfalls and poor horsemanship lacking in modern horse racing in America , the best horseman these days would be the German Jerry Hollandorfer
How I became involved in horse racing , the pitfalls and victories
The ASPCA is now fighting to get new and stronger laws in place to protect horses and riders from catastrophic breakout which can often lead to death and serious injuries to both the horses and their riders because horse trainers have no regard for their horses welfare or the riders...
Dr. Fager was foaled (born) in the spring of 1964 at Tartan Farms located in Ocala, Florida, William McKnight owed 75% of him and Mr. Nerud his trainer owned the other 25% of him but that remained a secret until long after Tartan and McKnight became just a memory. Dr. Fager was named...
This is a true story of my journey into horse racing that spanned thirty years in this country from coast to coast. I was around and witnessed some of the all time great race horses that ruled the racing world in America during my time as an exercise girl, Seattle Slew , A...
Once the place to be seen many movie stars graced this once famous racetrack where many champions roared to victory and in to the history books.
Watch horses thunder down the track. Wander around a more than 200-year-old battlefield. Shop for souvenirs next to a ballerina. Enjoy all this and more by visiting Saratoga Springs.
The author shares how he was introduced to a great mystery writer, and outlines the 'Francis formula.
A brief look at one of the masters of mystery storytelling who went from being a champion jockey to a great writer.
Betting strategies for ten cent superfectas to maximize your chances of winning and minimize the amount of your wager.
After Mulitple unjust action iflincted at Santa Anita an Hollywood park Ileft and went east. I worked at Monmouth racetrack the summer of 2007 where I met Jose' Lezcano a budding superstar.
The 138th edition of the Preakness Stakes takes place Saturday, May 18, 2013, and according to horse racing oddsmakers, Orb will take one step closer to winning the coveted Triple Crown.
I am certainly no professional but here a few tips from myself to peruse over for Friday 7th September
Don't you love a good horse race? This year's Belmont Stakes was soooo close but Union Rags won. A thrilling race to be sure.
Camping out at The Grand National Race Course was allowed back then. This writer camped out the night before at the Canal Turn - a huge jump where the horse must turn 90 degrees immediately after landing.
Have you ever traveled to Louisville to see The Kentucky Derby? I haven't but would like to some day. It is a thrilling moment in horse racing.
Racing punters like to think that they stand a decent chance of backing a winner. Here's a true tale of one race, somewhere in The North, sometime in the 1970s, the result of which almost caused a riot.
A preview of the York Ebor Festival, a four day long race meeting at York Racecourse in the North of England.
A guide and overview of the Galway Races, an annual horse racing meeting run in the City of Galway on Ireland's West Coast.
The Lincoln Handicap is the feature race on Saturday as the first flat meeting of any note gets under way at Doncaster.
Jonjo O’Neill is one of the best known names associated with the sport of National Hunt horse racing. Successful as both a trainer and jockey, he has won just about every major race in the sport. This Wiki page profile the career of Jonjo O’Neill.
An overview of the Dubai Racing Carnival, a prestigious racing festival that continues to grow in popularity around the world. A guide to the feature races over two months of top class racing.
A look at one of the most famous horse races in the National Hunt calendar and one of four feature races at the annual Cheltenham Festival, the Champion Hurdle.
Bareback horse-riding can be a pleasure or a pain, with the latter occuring during the time of learning
A comprehensive overview of the July Cup horse race, a Group 1 Flat race which is run annually on the final day of the popular July Festival at Newmarket Racecourse.
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