horse racing

Jockeys urge their horses along at the Central Wyoming Fairgrounds in Casper.

Skill or chance? States debate historical horse games

Oct 2, 2015
Racing machines are tied to the outcome of a past horse race.
Posted In: bets, horse racing
An airline staff member feeds a race horse in October 2008 at the Animal Lounge at Frankfurt's international airport, after the animal was flown back from an equestrian tournament in Sao Paolo, Brazil.

When horses fly

Jun 2, 2015
Leg room costs extra on flights, whether you have two feet or four.
Posted In: horses, airplane travel, airline industry, pilots, horse racing

Not just fillies: women are becoming racehorse owners

May 1, 2015
More women are getting into horse racing by investing in syndicates.
Posted In: horse racing, syndicates, women

Betting money on a dead horse: Seriously

Mar 11, 2013
Some in Nebraska are pushing for betting machines of 'historical horse races' at thoroughbred race tracks. The machines allow wagering on the outcomes of past races. Critics say they’re basically slot machines and would constitute expanded gambling.
Posted In: Nebraska, gambling, Sports, horse racing

Racehorses get advanced, and pricey, medical care

May 4, 2012
Want to win this weekend's Kentucky Derby? Start with a fast horse, then add a pile of cash for medical expenses.
Posted In: horse racing, horse, Kentucky Derby

'Luck' runs its course after three horse deaths

Mar 15, 2012
The HBO show gets canceled. But broken legs and other injuries are quite common in the sport of horse racing.
Posted In: television, Sports, horse, horse racing