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$73m makeover for the home of Irish racing
It's the legendary racecourse with a colorful past that has become known as the spiritual home of Irish racing -- and now the Curragh is looking to a bright new future.
26 points by CNN | Horse racing Fianna Thoroughbred Fionn mac Cumhaill Horse County Kildare Arabian horse Chariot racing
USFantasy set for kickoff at sports books around Las Vegas
Fantasy football is debuting in Nevada sports books for Week 1 of the NFL season. The concept is Vic Salerno’s vision.
2 points by Las Vegas Review-Journal | American football Bookmaker Gambling Parimutuel betting Horse racing Sports betting Quarterback Sportsbook
UPI Horse Racing Weekend Preview
By Robert Kieckhefer, UPI Racing Writer Two St Legers, the Irish Champion Stakes, Korea's first big international meeting and plenty of US grass racing -- all on the weekend Thoroughbred calendar
-1 points by UPI | Breeders' Cup Aidan O'Brien Michael Kinane Horse races in the United States Frankie Dettori Saeed bin Suroor Horse racing Horse racing venues in the United States
Kentucky Downs finds success with full fields, racing machines
Horses go where the money is. The Kentucky Downs condition book is full of cash for horsemen. It includes purses of $130,000 for maiden special weights and $140,000 for first level allowance horses. That is insane.
34 points by Las Vegas Review-Journal | Horse Horse racing Slot machine Turfway Park Pennsylvania Casino Horse racing venues in the United States Poker
The chic ski resort that welcomes horses
The White Turf races in the ski resort of St. Moritz, Switzerland, take place on a frozen lake.
101 points by CNN | Horse Horse racing Arabian horse Race Equestrianism Chariot racing Horse breeding Ski
Bill to lower gambling appears to be DOA in Nevada Legislature
If you’re old enough to fight and die for your country, you should be old enough to play blackjack and drop a few dollars into a slot machine at the local casino. At least, that’s the logic Assemblyman Jim Wheeler, R-Minden.
6 points by Las Vegas Review-Journal | Casino Gambling Drinking culture Legislature Juvenile law Legal drinking age Nevada Horse racing
UPI Horse Racing Preview: Big Derby trail races in Arkansas, California and Japan
By Robert Kieckhefer, UPI Racing Writer Kentucky Derby trail winds from Arkansas to Japan this weekend, with other top races in Arkansas, Florida and California; also, results of the latest Carnival races from Dubai
5 points by UPI | Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Horse racing Horse races in the United States Graded stakes race Mare Kentucky Derby Race Dubai
Harambe-shaped Cheeto reaches bid of nearly $100K on eBay
Flamin' Hot Harambe.       
35643 points by USA Today | Cheetos Horse racing Thoroughbred Internet meme Auction
Love skiing and horseback riding? Go Skijoring.
The cheers soared like falling dominoes, as competitors galloped and slid around the corner of the race track.
51 points by The Denver Post | Horse Horse racing Skiing Slalom skiing Equestrianism Cowboy Rodeo Winter sport
Man stabbed to death at Hawthorne Race Course is identified
A man who authorities said was stabbed to death in the horse stable area at Hawthorne Race Course in Stickney has been identified, officials said Friday. Three men had been in custody Thursday in connection with the stabbing, but Stickney police provided no new details about the incident. The dead...
41 points by Chicago Tribune | Cook County Illinois Cicero Illinois Horse Horse racing Death Chicago Berwyn Illinois Black-and-white films
Man stabbed to death at Hawthorne Race Course; cops have 3 in custody
Stickney police have three people in custody in connection with the stabbing death Wednesday evening of a 33-year-old man in the horse stable area at Hawthorne Race Course, authorities said. The police received a call about 6 p.m. Wednesday about an unresponsive person in the stable area, which...
68 points by Chicago Tribune | Cook County Illinois Horse Cicero Illinois Person Horse racing People Chicago Auto racing
Phil Georgeff brought 96,131 memories to Chicago horse racing
Georgeff is in the Guinness Book of World Records for calling 96,131 horse races. The reason the number is so high is he called Thoroughbred races in the daytime and the harness races at night for many, many years.
20 points by Las Vegas Review-Journal | Horse Horse racing Thoroughbred Arabian horse Equestrianism Thoroughbred horse race Meadowlands Racetrack American Quarter Horse