harness racing

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a horse race between people riding in sulkies behind horses that are trotting or pacing


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Mark Flanagan, chairman of the IHRA, said: "Having previously held two highly successful harness racing meetings in 2008 at Dundalk we are delighted to return to this state-of-the-art venue to showcase our sport.
Jim McInally, British Harness Racing Club Council vice chairman, said: "The original track had been laid but the stone dust was nearly washed away in the floods of 1990.
The Victorian harness racing industry contributes about $421.
It is a great pity that S4C - a broadcaster of harness racing for more than 20 years - does not share this knowledge.
Our new policy on whipping now becomes the most progressive in the country," said Harness Racing Chairman Jonathan Newman.
The horses are started behind a moving starting gate just like in harness racing.
Fudge says his group's efforts already have the support of the Ontario Harness Racing Association, as well as the Northern Horsemen's Association in Sudbury, and, so far the local reaction from the business community has been "very positive," including city council's endorsement last April.
Mr McDaid is urging anyone who witnesses roadside harness racing to contact the authorities immediately.
Now a prostate cancer survivor, he continues, at age 71, to be an active harness racing trainer and driver.
area harness racing fans got bad news when the California Horse Racing Board approved a 2001 schedule under which Los Alamitos will conduct a virtually year-round quarterhorse meet.
Yonkers Raceway, once one of the premier harness racing tracks in the United States which began operations in the late 19th , is on the market for sale.
Ocean Downs Racetrack is in its 63rd year of exciting night racing and continues to draw some of the biggest audiences for harness racing in the U.
THE board of Horse Racing Ireland is to consider a request made by Simon Coveney, Minister for Agriculture, to review its decision not to allow a harness racing meeting to go ahead at Dundalk Stadium this month.
HARNESS racing is one of the most exciting of equine sports, and is extremely popular in parts of rural Wales, none more so than the Ceredigion area where the annual Trotting Festival is likened to horse racing's iconic Cheltenham Festival.
Wales's biggest harness racing festival on Friday, August 22, and Saturday, August 23, celebrates two landmark anniversaries this year and S4C's Rasus Tregaron team will be there for the celebrations and the hot trotting, with over three hours of live coverage.