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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...

2014-06-27 12:25:25

LOS ANGELES, June 27, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Del Mar will broadcast its signal in high definition this summer, joining a select number of tracks across the country that provides fans a crystal-clear look at their racing product. The change will mean that the track's broadcast partner, TVG, the largest online wagering company and horse racing network in the U.S., will present all its racing from the seaside track in HD. TVG will utilize 17 HD cameras, wireless audio equipment...

2014-06-19 23:02:45

Duo behind Southern California’s premier medical marketing firm continues success after 17 years. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) June 19, 2014 We’ve all heard the expression “behind every great man there’s a great woman”, but when it comes to Doctors on Liens™, Southern California’s premier medical marketing firm, the expression should be rewritten to “behind every great woman… there’s another great woman.” That’s what happened when Geri Ditto joined Samantha Parker’s...

2014-06-18 23:16:22

With the American Institute of Architects predicting an increase in the non-residential construction sector’s spending of 5.4% in 2014 and 8% in 2015, demand for stone-working equipment is on the up. Thankfully, specialist American brand Poseidon, is showing the competition how things should be done. Punta Gorda, FL (PRWEB) June 18, 2014 The US economy is recovering well from the financial crisis triggered in 2007, with the housing market in particular going from strength to strength....

2014-06-10 08:26:46

LAS VEGAS, June 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Best Bet on Sports, America's leading website for baseball picks, is proud to announce Byrd, the leading baseball handicapper in baseball betting, hitting 96% winners with 3 unit picks. "In the last 2 baseball seasons our experts have hit over 63% winners. However, one expert has consistently blew out the competition," explains Managing Partner Mike Byrd. "Byrd is the best handicapper on our site, and his baseball picks have proven it over...

2014-06-05 20:22:10

NICHOLASVILLE, Ky., June 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Kenneth and Sarah Ramsey are recognized as Pinnacle Professionals by Continental Who's Who as a result of their impressive entrepreneurial spirit and excellence in raising champion stallions. Married for over 55 years, Kenneth and Sarah are as dedicated to each other as they are to the sport of thoroughbred horse racing. Horse racing had always been a hobby for Kenneth but throughout his formative years, he decided to pursue alternate...

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...


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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vermicular
  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
  • A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.
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