Return to home page

Related links

External links :

 Search for : Gambling books

Gambling books
Gambling books
Gambling books
Gambling books

Horse Racing Basics

Horse racing is perhaps one of the most common and attractive wagering game. Every country that permits horse racing earns huge revenue through it. However, not every one is aware that a horse race has more to it than four legged animals and bets. For example, how many if us know about the evolution of horse racing, or where the first race was run, or the various horse breeds other than those that run in the famous Kentucky Derby? Horse racing has various connected activities that help us to witness and bet on the final race.

The game emerged in United States of America when it was a mere colony. The first official race track in North America was a grassy pasture in Long Island. This was the privileged track where Bulle Rock, the most popular horse of the eighteenth century, ran it’s race. In fact the Jockey Club, one of the most famous institutions today, came into existence way back in 1750. Eventually racing spread westwards with more families migrating to newer areas. However, racing was not always as strong as it is now. It has to face the brunt of some fierce legislations and wars. The first Kentucky Derby was organized after the Civil war and was a success. At present the most prestigious American races include Kentucky Derby, the Preakness, and the Belmont Stakes.

The most famous racing horse of all times would always be the Seabiscuit. The horse fascinated the Americans so much that it has inspired a novel and a movie, as well. Seabiscuit was discovered in 1934, and won its first races in 1937. This legendary horse attained such popularity that death threats were made against him. One such plot was unearthed and made headlines.

The most famous breed of horse is the thoroughbred. The ancestors of this horse were bred in Europe from Arab and Turk sires. These were then imported from England, in 1700’s, and have multiplied since then. This horse has a capacity to carry heavy weights and gallop steadily for long distances. Owing to these characteristics, this royal horse is perfect for racing tracks.

Another breed is the Quarter horse. The quarter horse can sprint well over small distances and are known for their ‘cow sense’. Though they are used in races as well, they are primarily bred for ranches and herding cattle. Thoroughbreds are sometimes used to improve the racing capabilities of this breed.

The speed and adventure in these races make accidents quite common in horse racing. The lack of distances between the competitors endangers both the horse and its jockey. Slipping of the horse can be fatal for the jockey as he might get crushed by the other horses. Any mishap can be dangerous for the audience as well, as the horse might get a scare and choose to run away from the tracks.

The most common event in horse races is betting. The adventure and uncertainty of the game attracts various bettors. However, the bettors need to be aware players. Knowing the personal, medical, and racing history of the horse can help in placing the odds. Other factors can be the jockey and the prevalent weather conditions.

Horseracing is a phenomenon that involves various activities. The information about the various related arenas helps to be informed participants and not just passive on lookers.

Mansi aggarwal writes about horse racing. Learn more at http://www.horsebettingnotes.com

Article Source: http://EzineArticles.com/?expert=Mansi_Aggarwal

 

Horse Racing Betting, A Beginners Guide (Part 2)
By Rob Mellor

In part one we went over how to pick contending horses by looking at the jockey, trainer and then finished off by looking at the form of the horse. By looking at the factors we went over last time you should now have been able to select some winners.

In this article I’m going to give you a few more tips on how to select winners and give you a few more factors to look for to narrow down your potential selections

The first factor you need to look for is if any horses have already won a race on that course or at that distance. To do this you need to look at the right hand side of the horses name. The letters you will see will be a ‘C’ if the horse has won at the course before and a ‘D’ if the horse has won a race at the same distance. Sometimes you will see a ‘CD’ which means that the horse has won a race at the same distance which was at this course. This is very good as the potential selection has already won a very similar race and there is no reason why it can’t win again.

One thing you must be careful about when looking at this is that the race may be of a higher class meaning that the selection is racing against better horses which lowers his chance of winning.

There is plenty more factors to take into account when selecting winning horses and when looking at horse racing betting to help you select winners.

Rob is making a living using his horse racing betting system and you can join him going to his site http://www.racing-systems-uk.com to learn more about horse racing systems

Article Source: http://EzineArticles.com/?expert=Rob_Mellor

 

Today news

GOOGLE NEWS FEED FOR Gambling books

Question mark

This RSS feed URL is deprecated, please update. New URLs can be found in the footers at https://news.google.com/news


CardPlayer.com

Football Gambling: Nevada Sports Books Take Record Wagers On Super Bowl
CardPlayer.com
The nearly 200 sports books statewide in Nevada took $158.5 million in bets on last Sunday's Super Bowl, according to a news release from gaming regulators. The handle was an all-time high, beating the record of $138.4 million that was set in 2017 ...
Vegas sports books not so lucky with Eagles' Super Bowl winKOLO
Las Vegas sports books buried by Eagles, mystery bettor who won $10MLas Vegas Review-Journal
Nevada books eke out slim win off record Super Bowl bettingESPN
Las Vegas Hotels
all 147 news articles »


Madison.com

Your Simple Guide to Gaming Stocks
Madison.com
Gambling is an integral part of the history of humanity, and today's massive casino resorts are just the latest incarnation of an institution that dates back millennia into the past. The modern casino industry refers to the gambling that its patrons do ...

and more »


NorthJersey.com

Sports betting: New Jersey expects Supreme Court win and is preparing
NorthJersey.com
It is possible the Supreme Court could uphold the 1992 law known as PASPA, for the Professional and Amateur Sports Protection Act, that outlawed sports betting in states that did not legalize it by 1993. Attorneys and industry experts say that is ...



SB Nation

Las Vegas sports books keep losing money on the Golden Knights
SB Nation
The Vegas Golden Knights' winning ways have pretty much everyone in the city pulling for them, but not the casinos. According to a story from ESPN's Doug Kezirian, sports books have been “getting [their] butts kicked” on bets related to the NHL ...
Golden Knights' home dominance equals red ink for sportsbooksESPN (press release) (blog)

all 120 news articles »


USA TODAY

How Winter Olympics gambling might give bettors a chance to beat the house
USA TODAY
Jay Kornegay of the Westgate Las Vegas sports book, has been in the industry since 1987 and remembers laying odds on who would finish better out of Nancy Kerrigan and Tonya Harding in 1994, before an Olympic gambling ban came into force. “With the ...



The Sun

Kieron Dyer's heartbreaking story is a reminder of how the game has moved on through care and education
The Sun
Could there be a greater indictment? Dyer could work it out but Sven's credulous successor Steve McClaren must have been too busy with his brolly. It may explain why we failed even to qualify for the 2008 Euros. In the following decade, players ...



Windy City Times

BOOKS Jerry Miller talks abuse, addiction in 'The Day the Rain Came Down'
Windy City Times
In addition to the abuse, there are stories of addiction—to alcohol, drugs, gambling and sex. According to Darkness to Light, a child-abuse awareness group, children who are victims of sexual and emotional abuse are 2.6 times more likely than their ...



Daily Mail

England squad had many gambling addicts says Kieron Dyer | Daily ...
Daily Mail
EXCLUSIVE BY KIERON DYER: I loved it when one lad was in the England squad. He was either the unluckiest card player I've seen or the worst. I think he was the worst. I was happy to take his money.
Courageous Kieron Dyer reveals his heart-breaking secret after 28 years: 'The abuse was like a nightmare where I ...Daily Mail

all 27 news articles »


DesMoinesRegister.com

NBA, MLB oppose sports betting bill in Iowa House
DesMoinesRegister.com
Iowa's casino industry says the major league sports fee is unrealistic and would make Iowa sports books unprofitable. "It would kill sports betting in any state," Ehrecke told the Des Moines Register. The Iowa sports gambling legislation, scheduled for ...



Las Vegas Review-Journal

Former professional gambler knows how to get deals in Las Vegas
Las Vegas Review-Journal
Curtis also runs Huntington Press, which publishes books about all aspects of gambling and Las Vegas. (Full disclosure, the author of this article co-wrote the first three editions of the dining guide “Eating Las Vegas,” which was published by ...


Google News

Browse:

Related links :

External links :