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2 hrs ago | Chelmsfordweeklynews.co.uk
OFFICIALS are reviewing plans to return horse racing back to a track on the Chelmsford/Braintree border which closed in 2009.
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3 hrs ago | Boston.com
Suffolk Downs is warning that the 2014 season could be the last one at New England's only thoroughbred track unless Mohegan Sun is awarded the eastern Massachusetts resort casino license.
4 hrs ago | Eastern Daily Press
The 2014 EQ Life Burnham Market International Horse Trials attracted record crowds at the weekend, with gate numbers up over 15pc on previous years.
The yard of Michael Smith have been well below par of late after a good start to the season, but Imperial Vic would be something to bet on in the Novices' Chase at Wetherby over 3m 1f if he was anywhere near back to his best.
Jockey Brian Toomey, fundraiser Jack Berry, and, right, Grand National winning jockey Gerry Scott, receive a cheque from James Sanderson, Clerk of the Course A JOCKEY who sustained life-threatening head injuries after his horse collapsed in a race has collected a A 2,000 donation towards a rehabilitation centre for those injured in the sport.
Legislators in Concord are currently debating Senate Bill 366, which seeks to allow for the selection and operation of two casinos in New Hampshire, including the operation of video slot machines and table games.
TWO of racing's best know characters, champion jockey A.P.McCoy and Derek Thompson, are heading to Taunton for their final meeting of the season tomorrow when the first of the seven race card is due off at 4.55pm.
No charges will be filed against the owner of a horse that escaped and caused a fatal crash or the property owners where the horse was kept.
NBC is adding Johnny Weir and Tara Lipinski to its Kentucky Derby telecast as fashion correspondents next week, illustrating how the network's coverage now reflects one of the most female-friendly televised sporting events of the year.
NBC said Tuesday the announcing team will comment on the fashion and party scene at horse racing's signature event next week.
This March 2, 2014 file photo shows Johnny Weir, left, and Tara Lipinski at the Oscars in Los Angeles.
Harrington Raceway's 68th season of live harness racing will get underway Monday night with a 15-race program scheduled to start at 5:30 p.m. There will be a hat giveaway at 5 p.m. on the lower level of the grandstand, as well as $1 hot dogs and $1 live racing programs throughout the evening.
POMONA >> Fairplex officials confirmed today that horse racing will be moved to the Los Alamitos Race Course this fall contingent upon approval from the California Horse Racing Board.
That was evident at the last meeting of the Racing Commission on Feb. 17, when several commissioners questioned CDI's long-term plan in regards to the Fair Grounds, one of four racetracks it controls.
A woman who recently had cows, horses and at least 17 birds seized from her property in Wayne County has been charged with 15 counts of animal cruelty.
Wilson joined the BBC in 1966 and went on to cover some of the most iconic moments in racing history.
Temple Grandin , Unwanted Gift and the eventual winner Iberico between the final two fences of the Confined race.