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2014-02-05 08:26:56

LAS VEGAS, Feb. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Best Bet on Sports, America's leading sports website, is proud to announce a record $11,000 profit to begin a calendar year. "College basketball picks is a huge money maker for our clients," explains Managing Partner Mike Byrd. "Our basketball handicappers had a tremendous month picking college basketball picks with over a 63% win rate." The Best Bet on Sports (http://www.thebestbetonsports.com) believes in quality on top of quantity with...

2014-02-04 08:34:28

-Mr. Szekeres Brings Extensive Strategic and Transactional Deal Experience- LA JOLLA, Calif., Feb. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Regulus Therapeutics Inc. (NASDAQ:RGLS), a biopharmaceutical company leading the discovery and development of innovative medicines targeting microRNAs, announced today the addition of David Szekeres to its executive management team as Chief Business Officer and General Counsel. Most recently, Mr. Szekeres served as Deputy General Counsel, Chief M&A Counsel...

2014-01-31 08:23:41

ATLANTA, Jan. 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Sportech Racing and Digital ("Sportech") is pleased to announce that it has been awarded a new contract to provide pari-mutuel tote wagering systems and services to Great Canadian Gaming Corporation ("Great Canadian Gaming"), owner and operator of multiple racetrack and casino gaming venues in Canada. Sportech Racing and Digital already supports Great Canadian Gaming's pari-mutuel wagering activities conducted at the company's racetracks and...

2014-01-30 23:26:27

Horse racing fans and documentary-goers alike are in for a treat as “Penny & Red: the Life of Secretariat’s Owner”, a film by Landlocked Films LLC, debuts at the 2014 Boulder International Film Festival on Saturday, February 15th. Boulder, CO (PRWEB) January 30, 2014 Boulder-based Landlocked Films will debut “Penny & Red: the Life of Secretariat’s Owner”, a documentary about Penny Chenery, the tough, earthy woman who owned the legendary horse Secretariat, at this...

2014-01-24 16:21:23

NEW YORK, Jan. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- 5W Public Relations, one of the 25 largest independent public relations agencies in the U.S., today announced the addition of The Salerno Center to its diverse roster of health, wellness and nutrition clients. 5WPR will execute a comprehensive public relations program designed to increase awareness for its founder, Dr. John P. Salerno, as well as the practice's product line, with the goal of becoming recognized as the go-to doctor for everyone,...

2014-01-21 12:25:26

LAS VEGAS, Jan. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Best Bet on Sports, America's leading basketball handicapping website, is proud to announce a company profit of $13,000 with their college basketball picks in the 2013-2014 season. "Our college basketball picks started off with a bang in the 2013 season, and followed through in 2014 hitting over 70% winners going 87-39 this college basketball season," explains Managing Partner Mike Byrd. "We have transitioned from football to basketball...

2014-01-13 12:30:45

YARDLEY, Pa., Jan. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Intraprise Solutions, a custom software and data analytics company, today announced Ralph Arcaro has been appointed Chief Executive Officer (CEO) by the company's Board of Directors effective January 2, 2014. Mr. Arcaro has been a managing director of the company since 2009. Over the past 14 years, Mr. Arcaro has held several executive positions at Intraprise Solutions. "Ralph has proven to be a strong leader, helping Intraprise...

2014-01-13 08:24:55

LAS VEGAS, Jan. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Best Bet on Sports, America's leading sports handicapping website, is proud to announce a company record of $120,020 in profits in 2013, beating out $114,000 in profits in 2012. "2013 was our most profitable year in company history," explains Managing Partner Mike Byrd. "Football in 2013 had $32,000 profit down from last year's record setting $40,000. We made up for it in basketball and baseball averaging well over $10,000 a month with...

2014-01-09 23:27:46

True Course applies its award-winning mentoring and coaching approach in a complimentary 3-part webinar series to assist people to live Without Regret in the New Year. Waco, TX (PRWEB) January 09, 2014 True Course will offer a complimentary 3-part webinar series to give participants a motivational jump-start and coaching support for their personal development goals in the New Year. The webinars will be live at 12 noon CST on Tuesdays, January 14, 21, and 28, 2014. The sessions are based...

2014-01-08 23:21:24

The Body Archer Back Stretching Chair helps you keep your 2014 health & fitness resolutions in-sight & in-mind. Burbank, CA (PRWEB) January 08, 2014 Every year, people around the world form New Year's resolutions. Most involve getting more fit, eating better and, basically, creating a healthier lifestyle. Right after January 1st, gym and diet program memberships skyrocket. However, on average, Americans’ New Year's resolutions last only eight days! So how can Americans...


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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