25 April 2014
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Bringing Precision to Track Maintenance

Managing a racetrack may one day be handled the same way an engineer would maintain any precision instrument. At least that's the goal of Mick Peterson, executive director of the Racing Surface Testing Laboratory. Speaking at a panel discussion on track safety, Peterson said track superintendents are faced with building a new product every day

Last Updated on Thursday, 19 December 2013 12:25 Read more...

Mauritius Racing Tips - Meeting 3

Race 1 : There is not a lot to choose from in this opening contest, although MATHAFA has a good chance of breaking the ice. He has yet to show his true form, but this Gilbert Rousset trained-gelding has benefited from his last start and a big run is expected from him...

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26 international Group 1 winners among 228 headed for Dubai

The first international contenders have arrived at Meydan ahead of the 2014 Dubai World Cup Carnival, which begins on Thursday January 9, 2014. There are 26 Group 1 winners among the acceptances for the 3-month-long festival, which concludes with the March 29, 2014 Dubai World Cup, and carries combined prize money of more than US$37m

Last Updated on Monday, 30 December 2013 11:07 Read more...

Bulsara's weight almost stable

As is the case from the start of the season, we note significant changes in the weights of some horses when compared to their last run. The one who has put on weight the most is Dreams Come True who shows an increase of 21 kilos. On the other hand, the weight of the new horse Bulsara (447 kg) is almost the same as his last start.

Last Updated on Friday, 04 April 2014 18:54 Read more...

Racing is Ripe for More Advanced Statistics

Finding ways to help Thoroughbred racing fans and horseplayers navigate the vast amount of data the sport generates was the focus during the Arizona Global Symposium on Racing & Gaming. The panel included entrepreneurs, developers, and companies that create handicapping products or provide enhancements to simulcasting broadcasts.

Last Updated on Monday, 16 December 2013 13:59 Read more...

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