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2014-08-28 08:26:00

LAS VEGAS, Aug. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Best Bet on Sports, America's leading college football handicapping website, is proud to announce 2014 record setting goal of $50,000 profit margin for the 2014 college football season. "Our company is on a historic pace for our client's profit margin in 2014. Our handicapping picks in July and August have combined for over $35,000 profit with our NFL preseason picks, and baseball picks," explains Managing Partner Mike Byrd. "Our college...

2014-08-27 12:26:04

Gary Player to keynote inaugural Thoroughbred Owner Conference offering networking, panel discussions with key industry players LEXINGTON, Ky., Aug. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Legendary golfer Gary Player, one of South Africa's leading Thoroughbred owners and breeders, will deliver the keynote address at the first annual Thoroughbred Owner Conference in Lexington, Ky., October 13-16, 2014. Aspiring investors, new owners and horse racing enthusiasts attending the conference will network with an...

2014-08-15 23:04:20

A new Triple Crown Champion has been confirmed in the online horse racing community at Digiturf.com. (PRWEB) August 15, 2014 There hasn’t been a Triple Crown winner in horse racing since Affirmed won the title in 1978. This is Digiturf.com’s second Triple Crown Championship winner following a ten-year break since Samster won the title with Annie’s Dangerous in November 29, 2003. Cmr Racing’s three-year old colt, Ripen, took first place in Digiturf.com’s Triple Crown Sprint,...

2014-08-04 08:25:04

LAS VEGAS, Aug. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Best Bet on Sports, America's leading website football picks, is proud to announce the latest statistics from their sports handicapping website. "We set a record month of $19,580 profit up from our previous record of just over $15,570 using an average of $100 and $200 per pick," explains Managing Partner Mike Byrd. "With much excitement I can also announce the return of NFL preseason picks which hit a company record 70% in 2013."...

2014-07-25 16:23:49

HARRISBURG, Pa., July 25, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The world's hottest harness racing action returns to Pennsylvania Saturday, July 26, with the 48(th) Adios Pace for the Orchids at The Meadows Racetrack and Casino in Washington, Pa. The Adios carries an estimated purse of $450,000 up for grabs by the nine horse field. Post time for the Adios is 4 p.m. The track will host 15 additional races on Adios day starting at 12:20 p.m. Estimated purses for the day total $920,000....

2014-07-22 16:24:24

New arrangements provide added exposure for HD Telecasts of NY Racing Association Races on TVG Network including additional on-course commentary and onsite TVG Network productions from Belmont and Saratoga. LOS ANGELES and ELMONT, N.Y., July 22, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Today, TVG Network and the New York Racing Association ("NYRA") announced a multiyear extension of their agreement for TVG to televise, stream and accept wagers on live horse races from The New York Racing...

2014-07-15 08:25:20

LAS VEGAS, July 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Best Bet on Sports, America's leading website baseball picks, is proud to announce the latest statistics from their sports handicapping website. "Using an average of $100-$200 each pick, our baseball picks have profited $33,000 in the first half of the 2014 baseball season," explains Managing Partner Mike Byrd. Unlike other handicapping services with dubious claims to accuracy, The Best Bet on Sports (http://www.thebestbetonsports.com)...

2014-07-14 23:06:11

Office Opening to Accelerate TapIt by Phunware™ Advertising Platform Expansion (PRWEB) July 14, 2014 Phunware, the pioneer of Multiscreen as a Service (MaaS), the first fully integrated services platform that enables brands to engage, manage and monetize their anytime anywhere users worldwide, today announced that it has opened a New York City office for its MaaS Advertising arm: “TapIt by Phunware™”. This is the company’s first new northeast location after closing its latest...

2014-07-08 08:24:57

ATLANTA, July 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Sportech Racing and Digital, a division of Sportech PLC, (LSE: SPO), have been selected by UK-based Betfred, owner of Totepool (formerly UK Tote), to provide a comprehensive Quantum System tote, along with a slate of Sportech's latest technologies for land-based and digital wagering, and a comprehensive package of services. In total, Betfred will receive a Quantum System, G4 digital wagering framework, the new Digital Link(TM) mobile suite, and...

2014-07-07 12:24:56

Entries open July 6 for August 23-24 for Coast-to-Coast Travel/Clothing/Betting Horseracing Package LEXINGTON, Ky., July 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Ever wonder what it's like to be a highflying Thoroughbred jockey, riding in a marquee race one day, then jetting across the country for a second major stakes event the next afternoon? The "Ultimate 48" sweepstakes announced today by America's Best Racing won't make you crouch just inches above the back of a 1,200-pound equine athlete...


Latest Horse racing Reference Libraries

Thoroughbred
2014-08-12 13:54:44

The Thoroughbred is a breed of horse that was developed in England during the reigns of King Charles II, King William III, Queen Anne, and King George I. The foundation stallions of the breed, two Arabians and one unknown breed, were imported in the late seventeenth and early eighteenth centuries, and although nearly 160 Oriental stallions were used in its development, these three horses were the most prominent. These were bred to native mares from various breed, including the Irish Hobby,...

Standardbred Horse
2014-08-12 13:34:30

The Standardbred horse is a breed of horse that was developed in the United States of America. It was developed for the purpose of trot racing, which became popular in America in the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries. Selective breeding began when breeders chose horses that would result in the fastest Standardbred horses as possible, including the Thoroughbred, Morgan, Hackney, and Norfolk trotter. One of the most influential early foundation horses for the breed was Hambletonian 10, a...

Kisber Felver horse
2014-06-17 08:51:36

The Kisber Felver is a rare breed of horse originated in Hungary. It was developed by crossing Thoroughbreds with Furiosos, Trakehners, Arabians, Anglo-Arabians and Selle Francais horses. During World War I and World War II the horse became endangered by over half of the breeding stock  taken for use in the wars. In 1853, the Kisber stud was formed producing Thoroughbreds and racehorses, eventually developing the Kisber Felver within the last hundred years. In 1947, 150 horses were...

Italian Trotter
2014-06-16 11:59:00

The Italian Trotter is a breed of horse developed specifically for harness racing in Italy. Thoroughbred stallions were crossed with French Trotters, Russian Trotters and American Standardbred mares over the last 100 years to develop the Italian trotters of today.  This was done to blend speed with stamina, resulting in a physically strong and fast horse. The Italian Trotter stands up to 68 inches high and is very athletic. The most famous Italian Trotter was named Varenne, who held the...

Furioso-North Star
2014-06-16 09:19:23

The Furioso-North Star is a breed of horse originating in Hungry. Two stallions contributed to the development of the Furioso-North Star. A Thoroughbred named Furioso was bred with Hungarian mares beginning in 1841. The second stallion was a Thoroughbred named North Star who was bred with local mares of Norfolk Trotter descent. The Furioso bloodline was a riding horse and the North Star bloodline was a driving horse. These two breeds were kept separate until the late 1800s when they were...

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  • A large punch-bowl of the eighteenth century, usually of silver and with a movable rim, and decorated with flutings and a scalloped edge. It was also used for cooling and carrying wine-glasses.
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This word is possibly named after Monteith (Monteigh), 'an eccentric 17th-century Scotsman who wore a cloak scalloped at the hem.'
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