trotting races


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trotting races:

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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Trotting races have been staged there, point-to-points took place in the 1990s and a decade ago Lanark's name appeared on a list of possible 'new' racecourses, although the council - which has jurisdiction over this parcel of land - put paid to any lingering hopes by demolishing the grandstands.
Trotting races proved a real favourite with the crows and the Journal's Press Express bus was also on hand to join in the fun as part of its summer tour of rural shows.
Soumillon is well known for trying new equine activities and has already won five trotting races, including two at Vincennes this year.
Ifan Jones Evans will present the feast of trotting races, with Wyn Gruff-ydd leading the commentary and Hywel Davies getting the latest tips from the bookies and insights from the drivers.
Never mind that the bet is staged on seven Swedish trotting races. A typical Saturday pool, on which declarations are made on the Monday and betting opens on the Wednesday, is around pounds 7.8m.
THE Almeley & Merthyr Trotting races at Evenjobb on Saturday - transferred there because Almeley was unavailable - proved to be a wonderful success.
I commentate on a lot of trotting races in France, and I find the starts can be chaotic and very funny.
Even though Easter is as early as it can be, the Llangadog Wales and Border Counties Harness Racing committee will be hosting trotting races at the refurbished all-weather track at Tairgwaith near Ammanford on Easter Monday.
France Galop yesterday reported that a similar mistake had been made last year in one of the country's major trotting races.
Among the attractions this year are a stagecoach drawn by a team of greys, pole climbers, the Welsh axe team, vintage tractors and trotting races.
FIFTEEN people have been arrested all over Italy, but mainly in the south, on suspicion of fixing trotting races. They were arrested on the instructions of the anti-mafia office in Naples.
There was an excellent turnout of horses and public at Llanigon Show trotting races and the result was a very enjoyable evening.