16 Jun 2014

Oxford Downs, located off U.S. Highway 301, south of County Road 42 near The Villages, featured nine quarter-horse races with a total purse of $18,000 in April. Tony Mendola, one of the partners in the track, said Monday's event was a successful start to what he hopes is a growing operation. Mendola has said Monday's races were procedural to satisfy state law. Most of the facilitie...

18 Jun 2013

Best odds for the 2013 Royal Ascot race As one of Europe's oldest and most influential race tracks, the Ascot Racetrack in Berkshire has hosted numerous races in its hundreds of years of existence. But it is most important and best known for its annual Royal Ascot tournament, which has been held at the track since 1711. The annual Gold Cup tournament has long acted as a drawing point...

23 Mar 2013

Popular Horse Shows in Florida You wouldn't expect the bogs and wetlands of Florida to be hospitable to horses, but the American state boasts a long and rich history of horse shows. Some of the most prestigious horse shows in the United States are held in Florida. The state even hosted the world famous National Horse Show from 2002-08. Florida has a rich equestrian history. Florida e...