harness racing


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harness racing:

see horse racinghorse racing,
trials of speed involving two or more horses. It includes races among harnessed horses with one of two particular gaits, among saddled Thoroughbreds (or, less frequently, quarterhorses) on a flat track, or among saddled horses over a turf course with obstacles to
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Jim Martin, chief executive of Dundalk, said: "We've always shown our desire to host harness racing at Dundalk and we welcome the return of the sport to our venue alongside thoroughbred and greyhound racing.
This audit will help ensure that harness racing in Victoria is on the right track.
The commonwealth is home to three state-of-the-art harness racing and gaming complexes.
The first harness racing tracks were opened in the mid 1800s, but harness racing events could be found as early as 1825 at county fairs all around the country.
LEFT TO ROT: KSPCA inspector Harry McDaid holds the pony dumped on the road yesterday; GRIM FIND: Harry and Anne McDaid look at the carcass of the dead pony left at the side of the Tralee to Castlemaine Road in Co Kerry yesterday; CONCERN: Animal welfare worker Harry inspects the dead animal; LEGAL: Harness racing is a popular sport in most parts of the countryside in Ireland
The Minors are hopeful that more people of color will look beyond the betting booths to see harness racing for its true value as an investment.
The one-half mile track has been the scene of many historic harness horse races and has been the site for the Cane Pace and the Yonkers Trot, two of the major stakes events in harness racing.
HRI confirmed it had received a letter from the minister requesting it to reconsider the refusal of HRI's board to grant permission for the Irish Harness Racing Association (IHRA) to stage an important trial event at the all-weather track on July 25.
RASUS It is Wales's biggest harness racing festival, and this year it celebrates two landmark anniversaries.
The Welsh Classic will be the highlight of the live harness racing on Saturday, while the Strata Florida Cup final will top the bill on Friday.
July 25, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The world's hottest harness racing action returns to Pennsylvania Saturday, July 26, with the 48[sup.
Geelong s Beckley Park is set for a facelift with the Victorian Coalition Government announcing a $247,020 investment in the upgrade of the main entrance and a new outdoor generator for the harness racing track.