Asked in Secretariat
Which racing horse other than Secretariat has been most successful?
Asked in Horse Breeds
What is a good breed of horse for racing?
Thoroughbreds are often what are thought of most when thinking about racing, but there are racing for other horses like standardbreds, which are used for trotting or pacing races, quarter horse races that go over a quarter of a mile, Arabian racing, appaloosa racing, even mule racing! Many breeds are used for racing. ...
Asked in Horse Racing, Thoroughbred, Animal Racing
Bet on show in horse racing?
If you bet on "show" in horse racing, you are betting that the horse will at least finish in 3rd place in the race. The other 2 bets are "win" and "place" (come in 2nd). So if you bet the horse to show you will collect money if the horse finishes 1st, 2nd or 3rd. ...
Asked in Horse Racing, Care of Horses, Thoroughbred
Why was horse racing important in the 1940s?
In the 1940's, Horse Racing, Boxing and Baseball were America's favorite sports. In horse racing, people are drawn in by the uncertainty of it. No other sport has captured the hearts and minds of the American public like horse racing. In horse racing, anything is possible. Underdogs become heroes, champions become legends, anything can happen at any given moment. Each time a jockey gets on a horse's back, they risk their lives, because they love the sport with everything they have. In...
Asked in Horse Racing
Where can you find a free horse racing betting game?
If you have an ipod touch or iphone go to the app store and type in virtual horse racing and it shows a computer graphic horse head and there are 2 of them and they are the same but one is free and the other one costs. ...
Asked in WWE World Wrestling Entertainment
Which sport was the first to use the term Triple Crown?
horse racing was probably the first sport to use the term triple crown. obviously, this term is used in other sports such as baseball, but it originated from horse racing. ...
Asked in Horse Racing, Animal Racing
What is a Clubhouse for Horse Racing?
In horse racing, the building for the fans is usually divided into two sections; one is called the grandstand, and the other is called the clubhouse. Admission to the clubhouse costs more, and it is much posher than the grandstand. ...
Asked in Care of Horses
Is there a specific type of horse for barrel racing?
Just about any type of horse can be trained to do barrel racing. Some horses are just naturally better at it then other horses. Usually you want a horse that is fast and can turn fast. Alot of people use QH and paints. I have Ridden a mustang and a paint in barrel racing and they both did very well. ...
Horse racing racing for purse only?
A horse races for purse money only under certain conditions where allowing betting would be unfair to the betting public. The most common reason is when one horse of an entry is scratched after betting opens for that race. In many racing jurisdictions, the other horse is allowed to run, but for purse money only. All money bet on the entry is refunded. ...
Asked in Horse Racing, Thoroughbred, Secretariat
Were all the triple crown winning horses related to secretariat?
No. Secretariat is actually the 9th Triple Crown winner. He won it in 1973. It would be impossible that the other Triple Crown winners, such as Sir Barton, who was the first to win it all the back in 1919, could be related to Secretariat. In fact, Secretariat's successful foals were mostly fillies, and they became great broodmares. Secretariat has no Triple Crown winners in his pedigree. ...
Asked in Thoroughbred, Kentucky Derby
What was the name of the fastest horse to ever win the Kentucky Derby?
Of course , none other than the great Secretariat with the speed record at the Kentucky Derby of 1.59.40 ...
Asked in Horse Racing, Animal Racing
Is Horse racing the most attended Sport Worldwide?
No , auto racing and soccer are the most attended sports world wide. Actually, there are no official statistics for the global attendance of horse racing. However, there is a very strong case to be made that horse racing is, indeed, the most attended sport in the world. Horse racing is very popular across 6 continents and routinely ranks among the most popular sports in those countries where statistics are compiled. In addition to the many large horse racing venues located in/near the...
Asked in Racing
Where can one read about today's horse racing results?
One can read about today's horse racing results at ESPN. Not only does ESPN track this sport, it also tracks other popular sports like football. This can be found on TV or at their website. ...
Asked in Care of Horses, Horses, Plate Tectonics
When racing horses is it better to push them tight up against each other?
No. This is dangerous to both the horse and the Jockey.
Asked in History of Sports, Kentucky Derby
What horse won the Kentucky Derby in 2001?
Monarchos won the Kentucky Derby in 2001. He ran the second fastest Derby ever recorded, behind Secretariat. He is one of only two horses (the other being Secretariat, of course) to get a time under 2 minutes. ...
Is horse racing fixed?
Horse racing, like any other sports, has its bad apples, but to say that all horse racing is fixed is taking it a little too far. You can say that about any other sport, whether it is football or basketball or baseball. Is it fixed? People accuse trainers of drugging horses, jockeys of pulling up horses, but what about the steroid scandal in baseball? There are no angels in sports, no matter what it is. So to answer your question, I...