All About Horse Racing

Its headquarters

is in New York. So, it remained less popular till the fall

of Rome in 5th century A.D.

Racecourse of Roman times was constructed at London in 1174,

where saddle racing became famous. These races were normally up to the distance

of 4 miles. This

breed was unknown to the Europeans till now. These horses were swift with racial superiority. An Arab horse was imported to

England by king Henry 1, which was mated to get Anglo Arab breeds of horses.

In 20th century, after the reformers demanded to

outlaw betting and bookmaking in different states, Florida and California

became an industry with horse races scheduled to year length activity.

From first millennium B.C., the chariot races were known and

spread. This club served as a regulatory

authority, which ensured breeding maintenance and racing. This entity was

further upgraded to The Bureau of Regularity American Thoroughbreds.

. Reforms and patronization was brought to horse riding by King

Charles II.

In the United States, first race course was built in North

American Long Island.

In 1942, with the objective of encouraging ethical horse

racing, Thoroughbred Racing Association of the U.S was formed. Descendants of Darley Arabian were brought to Virginia. This sport started flourishing in ancient Greek; however, in roman

times, it was not that emphasized. This sport is famous around the world including Canada, South

Africa, Australia, New Zealand and Mexico.

In the 6th century, Middle East Arab Horses were

introduced by Muslims. Pennsylvania

Virginia and Maryland became the house of horse racing in U.S.

As the interest of people in horses grew in 19th

century, a joint club called, ‘The Jockey Club’ evolved, which was an American

organization resembling The British Jockey Club

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