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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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

2014-05-31 23:00:49

Ticket Down announces that they have rolled back ticket prices for the 2014 Belmont Stakes.

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.


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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