In places like California and New York, where state governments are urging social distancing, horse racing is still happening for fans betting online.While most sports has come to a standstill, horse racing — and gambling on it — has largely continued in the United States and beyond.
The trainer Jason Servis, right, with his prized thoroughbred Maximum Security.He was caught on an infamous video posted online celebrating a victory giddily and profanely with one of the owners whose horses he trained.
Sports|3 Horses Die in 3 Days at Santa Anita, Prompting Fresh Criticism of RacetrackPeople for the Ethical Treatment of Animals has called on California racing officials to suspend racing at the track.”The outcry followed the deaths of 56 horses at Santa Anita from July 1, 2018, to Nov.
ETAlthough Hong Kong is home to less than 1 percent of the world’s horse population, local runners made history last year at the Hong Kong International Races by sweeping all four of the horse races, a first for the event.The Hong Kong International Races, at Sha Tin Racecourse, make up the last major international thoroughbred horse racing festival on the calendar each year and are collectively worth 93 million Hong Kong dollars ($11.
On Horse Racing Horse racing could use more fans.His were the only three horses in the field, a startling occurrence considering the Lake George was a stakes race with a guaranteed purse of $150,000 for high-end three-year old fillies.
Sports|At Santa Anita Park, Horses Must Now Be Evaluated by a Safety Team Before RacingImageThe owners of Santa Anita Park said on Wednesday that a team of medical and racing officials will be putting thoroughbreds at the track under increased scrutiny before races.The creation of this horse safety review team came in response to criticism from Gov.