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How to Bet on Horses

If you have a passion for racehorses, then you have no doubt considered betting on your favorite horse at one point of time or another. Betting on horses has been a favored pastime for a long time of .
(December 15, 2008)
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Odds, Picks & Handicapping Explained

Although it is true that betting on horses has gradually become a favorite pastime among many people but it can still get very intimidating. However once you learn the basics of horseracing, you ..
(December 15, 2008)
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The Most Outrageous Horse Racing Bets

Horse race betting can be the best way to make some extra money but for that, you would need to have the ability to make accurate predictions. Now as you would know, there is a difference between a ..
(December 15, 2008)
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Why Betting on Horse Racing Online is Better

Want to try out online betting on horses this time? If you ask me, I think it is a very time efficient way of earning money and has several other benefits as well. But of course, it isn't easy. If ..
(December 15, 2008)
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The Thrill of Horse Racing

Have you ever been to a racecourse on the day of a race? If you have then you must have noticed that there are basically three major categories of people present, one - the racetrack gamblers, two - ..
(December 15, 2008)
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Different Types of Horse Racing Bets

There are thirteen various types of bets when involved in horse racing. It is an exciting fast paced world where you get to pick out of the bunch your favorite to win. If you have ever been to the ..
(November 09, 2008)
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Legendary Jockeys of Horse Racing

Requiring tremendous athletic ability when riding atop a thoroughbred at speeds up to 40 miles per hour or more is exactly the danger jockey's face every time they participate in a race. They must ..
(November 09, 2008)
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Horse Racing - Be a Part of the Excitement

When it comes to excitement Horse Racing is hard to beat; it is a sport loved world wide by young and old. Sincea the domestication of horses we have loved racing them. If you are looking to be apart .
(November 09, 2008)
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The Best US Horse Race Tracks

The list is long and distinguished across the world, in the US it is one filled with history of fierce competition and excitement. Going through each and every one we wouldn't have enough space, so ..
(November 09, 2008)
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The Complete History of the Breeders Cup

In the early 80s a gentleman by the name of John R. Gaines decided to hold a year ending championship for North America. However, thoroughbreds from around the world were still able to enter this ..
(October 19, 2008)
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The Appeal of the Breeders Cup Classic

If you love a mile and a quarter races on dirt then the Breeders Cup Classic is an event you won't want to miss. Especially if you like to watch a race that is almost always hard to pick the winner. ..
(October 19, 2008)
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It's Fun at the Santa Anita Racetrack!

It's been almost 75 years since Santa Anita first held a thoroughbred race. Located in Arcadia, California Santa Anita was home to the great story of Seabiscuit where he won his last start in 1940 ..
(October 19, 2008)
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Memorable Breeders - Cup Jockeys

Over the years, we've seen jockeys like Jerry Bailey own this event. In total, he has accumulated 5 total wins in the main event. Three of them were in consecutive years between 93'-95’ on ..
(October 20, 2008)
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Simply the Best Jockeys in Horse Racing

It's such a vague term to use when thinking about the “Top Jockeys" in horseracing. Are we talking about based on wins? How about money earnings? Then of course, those who just dominate the big .
(October 20, 2008)
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Horse Racing & Betting For Beginners

If you're new to the horse racing world, it's not hard to enjoy the racing. See, when it comes down to it you'll find it to be just like any other sport. Eventually you enjoy watching specific horses .
(October 20, 2008)
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Understanding Horse Betting

Before we even get started talking about horse betting, keep in mind we don't condone gambling. However it's definitely a big part of the enjoyment that is behind the sport so if you are capable of ..
(October 20, 2008)
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Bet on Horses - It's Fun!

If you want to bet on horses then you'll want to go into your venture with a plan.   No, the plan doesn't include laying down a ton of money on one particular horse.   Unless of course, you are a ..
(October 20, 2008)
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Handicapping Horse Racing Explained

It really doesn't matter who you talk to many people have their own way of handicapping horse racing.   One person may look at the speed of the horses in the race and see how he closes at the end or .
(October 20, 2008)
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Breeders' Cup Ladies' Classic

The Breeders’ Cup Ladies’ Classic is a 1 1/8 miles dirt race for fillies and mares, three years old and up. The race was inaugurated in 2007 and features a purse of $2 million. The race ..
(October 05, 2008)
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Grey Goose Breeders' Cup Juvenile Turf

The Grey Goose Breeders’ Cup Juvenile Turf is a turf race for two year olds. The distance is one mile and the purse is $1 million. The Juvenile Turf was first run in 2007 at the Breeders’ .
(October 05, 2008)
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Bessemer Trust Breeders' Cup Juvenile Fillies

The Bessemer Trust Breeders’ Cup Juvenile Fillies division is a Grade I race for two year old fillies. The purse for this race is $2 million and will have fourteen of the country's best two ..
(October 05, 2008)
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Emirates Airline Breeders' Cup Filly & Mare Turf

The Emirates Airline Breeders’ Cup Filly & Mare Turf is a Grade I, $2 million race for mares and fillies three years old and up. The race takes place on 1 3/8 mile grass turf course. The ..
(October 05, 2008)
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Sentient Breeders' Cup Filly & Mare Sprint

The selection process of any Breeders’ Cup race is one that requires excellence and performance. The same is true for the Sentient Breeders’ Cup Filly & Mare Sprint. There is a ..
(October 05, 2008)
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NFC Better Than the AFC in 2008

For at least the last 5 years in the NFL, the AFC has been known as the power conference. And with good reason too, the New England Patriots have won three Super Bowl Championships in that time. The ..
(October 06, 2008)
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Teams Not What We Expected in the NFL

I'm sure a lot of you have had headaches over the first few weeks of this NFL season. You've studied up and decided who to pick and which games to bet on, only to have the complete opposite happen. ..
(October 06, 2008)
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