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2014-06-04 16:24:36

BOCA RATON, Fla., June 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Norton Herrick, Chairman and CEO of The Herrick Company, Inc., one of the nation's largest investment firms, and partner with Eclipse Thoroughbred Partners and Kiki Courtelis of Town & Country Farm Corp., will race the partnership's prized Tapit colt, Matterhorn, in this year's Belmont Stakes, which will be held Saturday, June 7. Post time is 6:52 p.m. EDT. Matterhorn recently placed fourth in the Peter Pan Stakes at Belmont Park on...

2014-05-31 23:00:49

Ticket Down announces that they have rolled back ticket prices for the 2014 Belmont Stakes. This well-known ticket exchange is also offering their customer appreciation promo/coupon code BELMONT-STAKES-2014 for added savings. New York, NY (PRWEB) May 31, 2014 Ticket Down has rolled back ticket prices for the 2014 Belmont Stakes. This annual horse race will take place on Saturday, June 7th at the Belmont Park Raceway in Elmont, New York. The interest in the 2014 Belmont Stakes is huge...

2014-05-30 23:15:37

Home invasion and burglary prevention expert, Jordan Frankel, commonly known as the Security Sensei and founder of Global Security Experts, is now making his expertise more available to the media. Jordan Frankel’s home invasion prevention products have been featured on Oprah, Fox News and Rachel Ray. Atlanta, GA (PRWEB) May 30, 2014 Home security expert, Jordan Frankel, commonly known as the Security Sensei and founder of Global Security Experts, is now making his expertise more...

2014-05-21 23:01:59

The 2014 Belmont Stakes has quickly become one of the most high-profile horserace in years after superstar stallion California Chrome won the first two legs of horseracing's coveted Triple Crown. The race will take place in June at Belmont Park in New York, and fans can find tickets to this half party, half sporting celebration today at TicketProcess.com. (PRWEB) May 21, 2014 It is not an exaggeration to call California Chrome one of the single most popular and skilled horses of the...

2014-05-20 23:04:00

Social handicapping tool for Thoroughbred racing fans now raising funds on equity crowdfunding platform. Miami, FL (PRWEB) May 20, 2014 EarlyShares, a leading equity funding platform that connects smart investors with unique opportunities, today announced the launch of an equity offering for ThoroBid, a social handicapping tool and online community for Thoroughbred racing fans. ThoroBid is seeking up to $1 million in convertible debt financing through its equity offering on EarlyShares....

2014-05-13 23:01:55

The Kentucky Derby has been called, "The Most Exciting Two Minutes In Sports." A lot can happen in those two minutes, including the potential for injury to both horses and professional jockeys. Ontario, CA (PRWEB) May 13, 2014 The Kentucky Derby is a time for fanfare, amazing styles, and the thrill of watching 20 horses race to the finish line. Along with all the pomp and circumstance comes the potential for injury, either on behalf of the horses or even the professional...

2014-05-12 08:26:53

LONDON, May 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Channel 4 broadcaster joins online bookmaker ahead of blog microsite launch Horseracing's ultimate glamour girl Emma Spencer has joined leading online bookmaker 888sport as a tipping expert and ambassador. Spencer, Channel 4's foremost flat racing presenter, was unveiled as 888sport launched its brand new sport and racing content microsite, betting.888sport.com. Broadcaster Spencer, who lives in the heart of flat...

2014-05-08 12:25:50

Expanded DAS Deployment by Mobilitie Successfully Supports Record Data Traffic Usage During One-Hour Period at Nation's Highest-Attended Sporting Events LOUISVILLE, Ky., May 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- From the opening of the gates to the thrill of the final race, the wireless network at Churchill Downs kept the collective 260,000 Kentucky Derby and Kentucky Oaks attendees well connected this weekend. What helped make this possible was a unique wireless network configuration called a...

2014-05-05 04:22:41

ATLANTA, May 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Sportech Racing and Digital, a division of Sportech PLC, (LSE: SPO), will feature the latest technologies for digital pari-mutuel wagering at the 35(th) Asian Racing Conference in Hong Kong. During this global racing forum organized by the Asian Racing Federation, Sportech will showcase new wagering products designed to significantly improve the consumer experience and allow licensed racing operators to expand distribution and offer new wagering...

2014-05-02 16:23:38

Allowing millions of people to place their bets on the Kentucky Derby, and more, with just a few clicks NEW YORK, May 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In the Digital Age, it was only a matter of time before horse racing went online. So, this weekend, there are three Notre Dame brothers that will be paying close attention to the Kentucky Derby. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140502/83819 Graduates Bill, Walter, and Tom Hessert created DerbyJackpot.com, the first social horse-betting...


Latest Horse racing Reference Libraries

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...

Barb Horse
2014-04-02 11:48:13

The Barb horse, also known as the Berber horse, is a breed that was developed in northern Africa. Its origin is unknown, but it is thought to have been developed in the 8th century, near the time that Muslim invaders entered the area. Some suggest that the breed is an ancestor of the Arabian horse while others suggest that it shares an ancestor with that breed. Today, there are many types of Barb horses including Algerian and Moroccan Barbs. The Barb horse was sometimes mistaken for the...

Landseer
2013-06-19 14:24:18

The Landseer is a breed of domestic dog that is considered a color variant of the Newfoundland by most kennel clubs. However, many organizations consider it a distinct breed known officially as the Landseer European Continental Type (E.C.T.). The breed received its common name in honor of Sir Edwin Henry Landseer, a painter who created a picture called A Distinguished Member of the Humane Society in 1868, which featured a member of the breed. It is thought that the Landseer was locally...

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