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2014-04-04 16:21:48

LAS VEGAS, April 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Best Bet on Sports, America's leading sports handicapping website, is proud to announce company record of $15,570 profit for March 2014 sports picks. "March 2013 we had a company record of $15,440 profit in one month. This year in 2014 we beat out our company record for monthly sports betting profits hitting $15,570 profit," explains Managing Partner Mike Byrd. "Our March Madness basketball picks have been a great success every year. As...

2014-04-04 08:23:24

CHENGDU, China, April 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- This April 6th, racehorses from the Emirates will enjoy the fabulous turf in Wenjiang District in Chengdu, which has been nursed here throughout the past 2 years. The inaugural staging of the Chengdu Dubai International Cup race will take place here. The groundbreaking race meeting, which will be held at the Jinma Racecourse in the Garden City of Chengdu in Wenjiang District will consist of five turf races, highlighted by the 2200m Chengdu...

2014-03-27 23:28:45

“Benefits Of Kiwi On Health,” a new report on the website HealthReviewCenter.com uncovers health and nutrition benefits of kiwi, and some reasons to eat it. Seattle, Wa (PRWEB) March 27, 2014 “Benefits Of Kiwi On Health,” a new report created by Todd Silva on the site HealthReviewCenter.com shows health and nutrition benefits of kiwi, and detailed instructions on how to use it properly. In the first part of this report, people will discover some healthy reasons to eat kiwi such...

2014-03-25 12:24:39

BALTIMORE, March 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Racing enthusiasts will flock to Baltimore, MD for the 139(th) Annual Preakness Stakes, part of the Triple Crown, which will be held at Pimlico Race Course on Saturday, May 17 with a $1,500,000 purse. On the Infield, nationally recognized musicians take the stage headlined by Grammy Award winner Lorde. The race draws 100,000 people to Charm City and 10 million tune in on television. Fleet Street Kitchen's Executive Chef Chris Becker offers up his...

2014-03-24 12:25:56

New Grandstand Terrace, Hospitality Venues, Friday 'Fillies & Lilies Party' Part of Derby Experiences Offering LOUISVILLE, Ky., March 24, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Churchill Downs Racetrack ("CDRT") and QuintEvents® have reached a multi-year agreement in which the Charlotte, N.C. company will continue to serve as the historic track's Official Partner Agency for the marketing and fulfillment of travel experience packages to the Kentucky Derby Presented by Yum! Brands and the...

2014-03-18 23:22:16

Lucky Buddha Beer Raises the Ante on Warren Buffett: Best Bracket Wins Beer for Life Carlsbad, CA (PRWEB) March 18, 2014 Contact: Matt David 202-507-1758 Today Lucky Buddha Beer announced its own college basketball challenge: Lucky Buddha Beer for life for the best bracket. “Lucky Buddha Beer didn’t like that you had a better chance of getting struck by lightning on a sunny day then winning Buffett’s challenge. If you have the best bracket, we believe you deserve beer for life. We...

2014-03-18 08:28:19

LAS VEGAS, March 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Best Bet on Sports, America's leading sports handicapping website, is proud to announce the return of March Madness picks along with a company record of $11,000 profit in the first 16 days of March for college basketball picks. "2013 March Madness college basketball picks increased our customer's bankrolls drastically," explains Managing Partner Mike Byrd. "Using an average of $100-$200 a pick. In the last 16 days of March our college...

2014-03-12 12:27:39

Early Times Named "Official Drink of Kentucky Derby 140®" LOUISVILLE, Ky., March 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- For the past 27 years, the Early Times Mint Julep has proudly served as the "Official Drink of the Kentucky Derby®." In celebration of this, Early Times Kentucky Whisky continues its tradition with the release of the 2014 commemorative Kentucky Derby bottle. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140312/CL81819 Available beginning in March 2014, the one-liter pre-mix bottle...

2014-03-06 16:24:55

Kentucky artist's artwork featured on Kentucky Derby 140 bottle LOUISVILLE, Ky., March 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Woodford Reserve®, the "Official Bourbon of the Kentucky Derby®" is honoring this year's Run for the Roses with the release of its 2014 Kentucky Derby commemorative bottle. This year's limited-edition Woodford Reserve Kentucky Derby bottle features the artwork of local Louisville artist David O. Schuster. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140306/CL77723 Schuster's...

2014-02-21 23:25:46

Proceeds to Benefit Permanently Disabled Jockeys Fund, Holy Angels Athletics & Eye on Jacob Foundation. Orange, CA (PRWEB) February 21, 2014 The 47th Annual Santa Anita Jockeys vs. Holy Angels School Charity Basketball Game will take place Thursday, Feb. 27, at La Salle High School in Pasadena with proceeds to benefit the Holy Angels athletic program, the Kentucky-based Permanently Disabled Jockeys Fund (PDJF) and the Eye on Jacob Foundation. Sponsored by J. Paul Reddam’s...


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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