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By: Rose-Marie Fitzgerald
The Kentucky Derby, featured in the 2010 film “Secretariat”, is held annually on the first Saturday in May at Churchill Downs in Louisville, Kentucky. This one-and-a-quarter-mile race for three-year old Thoroughbred horses – the first of “The Triple Crown of Thoroughbred Racing”, followed...
By: Donald Courtney
Horse Race Wagering:From the first time I attended the horse race's I have learned one thing. The average person seldom leaves the race track a winner. Even educated on what horse won what race and when, it's not a sure bet he'll do it again...
By: Howard G
DERBY DAYMorning comes early in Louisville on the first Saturday in May. Amid lush green rolling hills, Magnolias and Dogwoods burst with color heralding Spring's fresh newness. Gentle mist enshrouds the pastures, kissing softly the paddocks of storied Churchill Downs. By end of day a...
By: Chris Payne - 101744
How do you bet at the races? Well it's simple. There are four steps to betting when at a race Track. These are as follows.STEP 1 - What do you need?To stand the best chance of winning at the races, you will need...
By: Pam Sissons
Being part of the coveted Winners Circle has always required a huge commitment in time, and even more in money until now - enter horse racing partnerships! With only a fraction of the financial investment required for owning a racehorse, thoroughbred partnerships make it possible...
By: Paul Ostermeyer
In the UK horse racing is also known as The Sport of Kings and not without good reason, as it has attracted royal patronage from its early days.Ascot, for example, which still hosts the Royal meeting every July, was founded by Queen Ann in...
By: Raynie Andrewsen
When discussing horse racing, to many only one thing comes to mind: The Thoroughbred. There are other forms of racing such as steeple chase and harness racing, but by far the thoroughbred horse race is what gets racing fans excited. The Kentucky Derby isn't called...
By: Barbaraanne Helberg
First of the three races known as the American Triple Crown championship series for three-year-old Thoroughbreds, the Kentucky Derby in its infancy was patterned after England's Derby Stakes at Epsom. The American Derby version was the vision and brainchild of Colonel M. Lewis Clark, who...
By: MyntJulius
The Thoroughbred Race Horse:As Kentucky Derby fever moves into high gear, it would be appropriate to take a look at thoroughbred racing as a whole, in order to understand, appreciate, and honor the athlete.Much as in the human arena, in the equine industry most...
By: Phyllis Hacker
Road to the RosesThe first Saturday in May the first of the triple crown races, The Kentucky Derby, will be held. According to forecasters the weather should be sunny and for the first time since 2001 visitors will be allowed to wear sunscreen. (Sunscreen was...

 

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