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Steeplechase, Hurdle, and Point-To-Point Racing

April 27, 2011 | Posted in Others

Steeplechases are races over a 2- to 4-mi (3.2- to 6.4-km) course that includes such obstacles as brush fences, stone walls, timber rails, and water jumps. The sport developed from the English and Irish pastime of fox hunting, when hunters would test the speed of their mounts during the cross-country chase. Organized steeplechase racing began …

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Thoroughbred Racing

April 27, 2011 | Posted in Internet Business

By the time humans began to keep written records, horse racing was an organized sport in all major civilizations from Central Asia to the Mediterranean. Both chariot and mounted horse racing were events in the ancient Greek Olympics by 638 BC, and the sport became a public obsession in the Roman Empire. The origins of …

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American Thoroughbred Racing

April 27, 2011 | Posted in Diabetes

The British settlers brought horses and horse racing with them to the New World, with the first racetrack laid out on Long Island as early as 1665. Although the sport became a popular local pastime, the development of organized racing did not arrive until after the Civil War. (The American Stud Book was begun in …

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Breeding racing horses

April 27, 2011 | Posted in Diabetes

Although science has been unable to come up with any breeding system that guarantees the birth of a champion, breeders over the centuries have produced an increasingly higher percentage of Thoroughbreds who are successful on the racetrack by following two basic principles. The first is that Thoroughbreds with superior racing ability are more likely to …

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The Stock Market and Betting.

April 27, 2011 | Posted in Diabetes

Last night I watched the film ‘Wall Street 2: Money Never Sleeps’. It exposed me to the world of the New York Stock Exchange, Investment Banking, and a little bit of Hollywood glitz and glamour. The film basically looked at how the stock market was essentially an exclusive ‘boys club’ that we, the general public …

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Learning to place a bet with Bet Thief

April 27, 2011 | Posted in Others

As a woman I know next to nothing about betting, in particular horse betting! To be honest the nearest I get to a bet like most women, is on the Grand National or the Cheltenham Gold Cup, and only then choosing the horse based on lucky number or the colours. I know that when looking …

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The History of Betting

April 27, 2011 | Posted in Diabetes

Wagering on the outcome of horse races has been an integral part of the appeal of the sport since prehistory and today is the sole reason horse racing has survived as a major professional sport. All betting at American tracks today is done under the pari-mutuel wagering system, which was developed by a Frenchman named …

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Manhattan property for sale New York

April 27, 2011 | Posted in Others

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