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Horserace

Derby
classic annual race at Epsom Downs. [Br. Cult.: Brewer Dictionary, 276]
Kentucky Derby
classic annual race in Louisville. [Am. Cult.: Brewer Dictionary, 516]
Palio, the
race with medieval trappings, held annually at Siena. [Ital. Hist.: EB (1963) XX, 620]
Royal Ascot
England’s fashionable annual event. [Br. Cult.: Brewer Dictionary, 49]
Triple Crown
premier achievement in U.S. racing, to win Kentucky Derby, Preakness and Belmont Stakes. [Amer. Cult.: WB, 16:59]
Allusions—Cultural, Literary, Biblical, and Historical: A Thematic Dictionary. Copyright 2008 The Gale Group, Inc. All rights reserved.
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Shaikh Salman bin Rashid affirmed that hosting an international horserace for the very first time in Bahrain is considered an unprecedented achievement in the history of Rashid Equestrian and Horseracing Club.
Clare added: "While betting shops will inevitably close as a result of the changes to FOBT stakes, there is a huge opportunity to re-energise and refocus all those that remain to become ever more vibrant, social, sports betting hubs where people come to watch live sport and enjoy a flutter, and horseracing will be the most important sport of them all within this vision of the future.
They said the thoroughbred horseracing has always been called the sports of financially exalted, who could spent an extra-ordinary amount on buying thoroughbreds, their maintenance and training for precious little return.
But it confirmed an expected hit of around PS5 million to its online arm this year from the new 10% levy on its UK horseracing gross win to fund UK horseracing, which came into effect last month.
On Monday, Hareb was at the Godolphin Jockey Challenge, designed to teach people horseracing through specially-built machines, on the sidelines of the 2016 Nad Al Sheba (NAS) Ramadan Sports Tournament.
Batelco Group general manager corporate affairs Ahmed Al Janahi said: "Horseracing forms part of the kingdom's proud heritage and such an event gives everyone the opportunity to enjoy the spectacle of seeing the best horses in Bahrain in action as they compete for prizes."
If getting the public mandate, the Greens will "end the exploitation of animals in horseracing" and "implement an immediate ban on the use of the whip".
In a statement, NTF chief executive Rupert Arnold said: "Like everyone else in the sport of horseracing, the NTF is shocked at the news of these positive tests at the stable of Mahmood Al Zarooni.
In a statement, Chopra said: "On the 4th October 2012, the British Horseracing Authority announced that they were charging me and others with breaches of the rules of horse racing.
The horseracing meeting will be a unique event since it will have diverse groups of riders competing under one roof as well as include special prizes for locally bred horses and imported horses.
Bittar is no stranger to these shores, having been project manager for the British Horseracing Board in 2004-5 and is currently the chief strategy officer at Racing Victoria.