Like or loathe it, horse racing is a dangerous sport. In the U.S. around 500 horses die each year (with the figure in the U.K. at around 150). Researchers hope a new wearable device will help to reduce injuries and fatalities.
Russell Baze, North America's all time winningest jockey, won his first race at the age of 16 at Yakima race track in Walla Walla, Washington not far from his birthplace, Vancouver, British Columbia.
Dreams really do come true when your name is Mario Gutierrez. Aboard Kentucky Derby winner I’ll Have Another, Gutierrez masterfully rode to a heart-stopping win today in the 2012 Preakness Stakes in Baltimore, Maryland.
A deadly start to England's famous Cheltenham Festival has claimed the lives of five horses in just two days. Meanwhile HBO has announced it's ending its new racing drama after similar incidents occurred during production.
BERLIN - (dpa) - Once the scene of Germany's top horse racing events, the traditional Hoppegarten course may close down for good, after the Cologne Racing Association withdrew the financially bankrupt club's licence and cancelled all three races schedu...