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Understanding the Differences Between Thoroughbred Racing and Quarter Horse Racing

A couple weeks ago I wrote a blog on understanding the differences between Thoroughbred racing and Harness racing. I felt like it is only fair that I compare Thoroughbred racing to Quarter Horse racing as well.....

Understanding Thoroughbred Racing versus Harness Racing

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Thoroughbred racing is by far one of the most popular types of horse racing. In addition to Thoroughbred racing there is harness racing, Arabian racing, Mongolian Horse racing, Quarter Horse racing, and a few other types/breed specific racing that most are not aware of. Thoroughbred racing of course only has registered Thoroughbreds in their races, and harness racing, at least in the United States only has registered Standardbreds....

Why I Fell In Love With Horse Racing

Why I Fell In Love With Horse Racing

 

Hi, I am Shannel Cacho and I am new to the Horse Racing Radio Network Family. I just wanted to use my first blog post to introduce myself and tell you what made me fall not just in love with horses but with horse racing.

 

CALLING ALL NEW OWNERS BY DAN MASON, HRRN

From time to time, I’m asked how do you get into the horse business? I too asked that question many years ago. This is the fifth of a five-part series that might help some in the HRRN Nation who are contemplating jumping into the business. In this series, I will cover the final three guidelines that have shaped my experiences over three decades. PART FIVE....

CALLING ALL NEW OWNERS BY DAN MASON, HRRN PART 4

GUIDELINE 10: HAVE A STRATEGY By now, you may be a few years into your new racing business. Assuming you are still alive and well, it’s now time to contemplate a new stage. For me, it was my strategy to take advantage of my state’s (Maryland) bonus program. I claim Maryland breds. Maryland breds are eligible for 30% bonuses on winnings. That is a great situation for an owner if you have a winning horse. Almost every state has some type of bonus program...

CALLING ALL NEW OWNERS BY DAN MASON, HRRN

From time to time, I’m asked how do you get into the horse business? I too asked that question many years ago. This is the third of a five-part series that might help some in the HRRN Nation who are contemplating jumping into the business. In this series, I will cover 15 guidelines that have shaped my experiences over three decades.

PART THREE....

CALLING ALL NEW OWNERS BY DAN MASON, HRRN

From time to time, I’m asked how do you get into the horse business? I too asked that question many years ago. This is the second of a five part series that might help some HRRN fans who were contemplating jumping into the business. In this series, I will cover 15 guidelines that have shaped my experiences over three decades...

CALLING ALL NEW OWNERS BY DAN MASON, HRRN

From time to time, I’m asked how do you get into the horse business? I too asked that question many years ago. This is the first of a five part series that might help some HRRN fans who were contemplating jumping into the business. In this series, I will cover 15 guidelines that have shaped my experiences over three decades...

THE BREEDERS CUP CLASSIC: THE STAGE TO PROVE GREATNESS

SATURDAY’S CLASSIC WILL BE THE STAGE TO PROVE THOROUGHBRED GREATNESS. SHOULD CALIFORNIA CHROME WIN, THE WORLD’S LEADING MONEY EARNER WILL CATAPULT HIMSELF TO A RECORD LEVEL OF WINNINGS THAT NO HORSE MAY EVER REACH. SHOULD ARROGATE WIN THE CLASSIC, IT WILL BE A STUNNING WIRE TO WIRE REPEAT OF THE TRAVERS BY THE ONLY 3 YEAR OLD IN THE RACE...

UNDER THE BIG TENT OF THE BREEDERS CUP CLASSIC: LET’S LOOK AT SOME SIDE SHOWS

AS WE APPROACH THE CLASSIC, LET’S STEP BACK A MOMENT AND LOOK AT THE RACE AS A BIG TENT FOR NOW. WE ARE STILL A WEEK OUT. IT ISN’T TIME TO FOCUS ON X’S AND O’S. WE’LL GET TO THAT LATER WITH THE DRAW COME. FOR NOW, LET’S JUST TAKE A LOOK AT THE STORIES INSIDE THE TENT. I FOUND SIX. FOUR BIG ONES AND TWO SMALLER ONES.