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Full house watches first ever Exotic Animal Racing at Indiana Grand

Full house watches first ever Exotic Animal Racing at Indiana Grand

A full house of racing fans came out to Indiana Grand Saturday, July 24 to witness a first of its kind in the state of Indiana. The track hosted ostrich, camel and zebra racing during the third All-Quarter Horse Day for 2021. Zebras were first to step onto the track. The four entrants were ridden by Indiana Grand jockeys and […]

Posted in: INDIANA
Golden day planned at York as Ward eyes Atlantic crossing for Pal

Golden day planned at York as Ward eyes Atlantic crossing for Pal

RACING fans in the North of England should be welcoming a special visitor in August, with Wesley Ward ready to bring American sprint king Golden Pal over for his first visit of 2021 to England. It will be the second time the colt has crossed the Atlantic, having finished as runner-up in the Norfolk Stakes […]

Posted in: GEORGIA
Upstate Utopia at Saratoga

Upstate Utopia at Saratoga

By Michael Fenrich Last year during the pandemic there were no fans at Saratoga. This year fans can escape upstate to Saratoga to watch the equine athletes. “Very excited to see all the fans returning to Saratoga for the Summer meet. Having fans in and around Saratoga is a huge part of the culture. After […]

Posted in: LOUISIANA
Lenny K, first foal sired by Oklahoma stallion Den’s Legacy, wins Woodbine maiden race in blazing time

Lenny K, first foal sired by Oklahoma stallion Den’s Legacy, wins Woodbine maiden race in blazing time

Lenny K, an Ontario-bred gelding by Oklahoma stallion Den’s Legacy, broke his maiden at Woodbine on July 8 with an eye-catching win by 2 ¾ lengths with a fast clocking of 1:08.60 for six furlongs. The track record at the Canadian track is 1:08.05. Bred and owned by Al and Bill Ulwelling, Lenny K was […]

Posted in: OKLAHOMA
Top 3 Earning American Horses

Top 3 Earning American Horses

The Newmarket course in Salisbury, New York, a stretch of what is now known as the Hempstead Plains of Long Island, New York, first hosted horse racing in the United States in 1665. Still to this day, horse racing is still a very popular sport throughout the United States. If you want to try your […]

Posted in: GEORGIA
Oklahoma Derby and Springboard Mile Top 2021 Remington Park Thoroughbred Season Schedule

Oklahoma Derby and Springboard Mile Top 2021 Remington Park Thoroughbred Season Schedule

Remington Park’s 2021 Thoroughbred Season stakes schedule is punctuated by the Grade 3, $400,000 Oklahoma Derby on Sunday, Sept. 26, and the $400,000 Springboard Mile on Sunday, Dec. 19, the final day of the meet. The season is set to begin on Aug. 20. The Oklahoma Derby will headline a massive program of stakes races […]

Posted in: OKLAHOMA
Martin Racing Announces Passing of Co-Founder Denise Martin

Martin Racing Announces Passing of Co-Founder Denise Martin

It is with great sadness that Martin Racing announces the passing of Denise Martin, the co-founder, and heart, of Martin Racing, a Thoroughbred and Standardbred breeding and racing organization based in Alpine, Wyoming, with global equine holdings. The accomplished chemist, business leader, horse owner and mother to two died on June 14 at 61. With […]

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Track Supers Field Day Returns After One-Year Hiatus with Strong Attendance

Track Supers Field Day Returns After One-Year Hiatus with Strong Attendance

More than 100 attendees representing approximately 70 tracks, training centers and farms convened at Indiana Grand Racing and Casino for the 20th renewal of Track Superintendents’ Field Day on June 14-15. The event was cancelled last year due to COVID-19, and this year’s gathering turned into one of the largest yet. Track Supers Field Day […]

Posted in: INDIANA
Mighty Acres Yearlings For Sale

Mighty Acres Yearlings For Sale

If you are looking for yearlings to take advantage of the lucrative Oklahoma-bred program, check out what Mighty Acres has to offer:

Posted in: OKLAHOMA
Horse Racing Movies

Horse Racing Movies

You wouldn’t think that horse racing is a rich subgenre of the sports movie genre. I mean, how many horse racing movies could there be anyway? Well, the answer is a lot. When you mention sports movie subgenres, most immediately think of boxing movies. There are more than a few of those, right? Sure, but […]

Posted in: GEORGIA
Agenda Set for Track Supers Field Day as Registrations Increase

Agenda Set for Track Supers Field Day as Registrations Increase

After a one-year hiatus due to COVID-19, the 20th Annual Track Superintendents’ Field Day is set to be held June 14-15 at Indiana Grand Racing and Casino and registrations are on pace for possible record attendance. Organizers have announced the agenda for the gathering that brings together track superintendents and staff to discuss best practices […]

Posted in: INDIANA
Majestic May First

Majestic May First

By Michael Fenrich May 1, 2021 was very majestic indeed as the NFL held the last day of the draft and the 147th Kentucky Derby was ran at Churchill Downs. As teams were preparing for the future improving their rosters the equine athlete were running into history. Last year when the Covid 19 pandemic began […]

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Speakers Announced for Track Supers Field Day at Indiana Grand

Speakers Announced for Track Supers Field Day at Indiana Grand

A strong lineup of speakers has been announced for the 20th annual Track Superintendents Field Day set for June 14-15 at Indiana Grand Racing & Casino. The meeting brings together track superintendents and staff to discuss best practices related to track maintenance, safety and operational issues for racing and training facilities. Among the speakers on […]

Posted in: INDIANA
World watched on with Irish dominance again in the Grand National
By April 22, 2021 Read More →

World watched on with Irish dominance again in the Grand National

The Grand national continues to be one of the most watched sporting events around the world and certainly for horse racing. This year was no different and it was also the first time it took place within the last two years, following the cancellation in 2020, due to the pandemic. Grand national betting offers are […]

Posted in: ALABAMA
Popular Horse races in South Africa
By April 16, 2021 Read More →

Popular Horse races in South Africa

South Africa is a sports loving nation because South Africans are extremely passionate about their sports particularly soccer, cricket, rugby and horse racing. The southern African country is widely known as the rainbow nation because there are people from all races and from various cultural backgrounds, and all these people are unified by their love […]

Posted in: COLORADO
Can Baffert Etch His Place in Kentucky Derby History?

Can Baffert Etch His Place in Kentucky Derby History?

The Kentucky Derby is one of the most eagerly anticipated racing events of the year across the globe and the 2021 edition of the contest promises to be a thriller between two outstanding competitors. Trainer Bob Baffert is aiming to etch his place in the history of the Kentucky Derby by becoming the most successful […]

Posted in: ALABAMA
The most prestigious races in the United States
By March 30, 2021 Read More →

The most prestigious races in the United States

In this article, Centreforum.org talk about the three classical equestrian competitions of the USA, the victory that brings the famous horse Triple Crown Trophy. It was awarded 11 times in history. This happened for the first time in 1919, and the last time in 2018. So where does a horse need to win to earn […]

Posted in: GEORGIA
M G Warrior Retired to Stand at Charter Oak Farm in Arkansas
By March 24, 2021 Read More →

M G Warrior Retired to Stand at Charter Oak Farm in Arkansas

M G Warrior, a five-time winner and earner of nearly $300,000, has been retired from racing to stand his first season at stud at Charter Oak Farm LLC in Hot Springs, Arkansas. He will stand as property of Chrysalis Stables LLC for an introductory fee of $750 for the 2021 breeding season. Trained by Eclipse […]

Posted in: ARKANSAS
What Are the Biggest Upsets in Horse Racing History?
By March 24, 2021 Read More →

What Are the Biggest Upsets in Horse Racing History?

We all love to see a longshot surge to victory in a big race, but what are the most memorable upsets in the history of horse racing? Check out our list of the results that surprised the odds. Arcangues – Breeders’ Cup, 1993 Arcangues actually had a decent winning record coming into this race. Yet, […]

Posted in: GEORGIA
Texas-breds Packed a Punch in Seven Texas Champions Day Stakes at Sam Houston
By March 21, 2021 Read More →

Texas-breds Packed a Punch in Seven Texas Champions Day Stakes at Sam Houston

Sam Houston Race Park saluted accredited Texas-breds Saturday, March 20 with seven Texas Champions Day stakes. It was an exceptional renewal of the annual racing event with many compelling story lines. Several undisputed favorites did not disappoint and there were plenty of impressive performances from first-time stakes winners.  From the $100,000 Spirit of Texas to […]

Posted in: TEXAS