Racing mourns Donna Philpot – Racing.com

The tight-knit Bendigo racing community is mourning the tragic death of track rider Donna Philpot following a fall in a jumpout at Bendigo Racecourse on Tuesday morning. Philpot was attended to by paramedics on-course but was unable to be saved. The horse that she was riding was euthanised by a veterinarian as a result of […]

Marlborough racing tips for Tuesday, June 27 – Telegraph.co.uk

Welcome to our daily tipping service provided by Telegraph Sport‘s very own champion tipster Marlborough. Attending a meeting today? In need of some guidance? Or just fancy a flutter? You’ve come to the right place.  Each day Marlborough will bring you the best bets from every race at every racecourse around the country From the […]

Roadkill Nights bringing legal drag racing back to Woodward Avenue – Detroit Free Press

x Embed x Share CLOSE Classics and clunkers bring throng to Silver Dome parking lot. Mark Phelan/Detroit Free Press Amateur drag racers competed on a closed section of Woodward Ave during “Roadkill Nights Powered by Dodge” at the M1 Concourse in Pontiac, MI, on Friday, August 19, 2016. The event returns this year on Aug. […]

Racing recognition – Brookings Register

BROOKINGS – When Huset’s Speedway – now Badlands Motor Speedway – opened for its 25th season in 1983, Dave Ekern, then a Flandreau resident (he moved to Brookings in 2003) was already making his name in sprint racing circles. He continued to make his mark – impressive enough to earn him a niche in the […]

Racing news and tips: Cracksman short of a jockey for Irish Derby – The Guardian

Cracksman, the joint-favourite for Saturday’s Irish Derby, is in need of a jockey after the news that Frankie Dettori will remain on the sidelines for at least another fortnight. The Italian, who missed out on partnering five winners at Royal Ascot last week, has been told to take plenty of rest in the cause of […]

Drag Racing Ride-Along Provides Thrills, Heart Palpitations – Forbes

Doug Foley owns his own school, the Pure Speed Drag Racing Experience. He’s a no-nonsense guy and, as such, runs runs a tight ship. A drag racer himself, Foley has piloted a nitro-burning top fuel dragster to 331 mph, but says he won’t get on a roller coaster. He’s not joking. I suppose that’s a testament […]

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