Louisiana Downs Live Racing

Louisiana Downs like so many of the big US tracks was in the not too distant past very simple to watch all the horse racing events live.  However everything changes over time and just like so many things in life, anything for free has become a little more complicated!  No need to panic though, want to watch the latest live races from the Louisiana Downs track today?  Read on to find out how.

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Live Racing At Penn National

Watching live horse racing at Penn National used to be really simple, from first hand experience their website provided a first class user experience that enabled you to find the live racing in no time.  It changed though.  You can still watch all the race highlights simply but in order to watch the live racing you’ll need to find another source, read on to learn from our own experiences of watching Penn National live and how we get it done now.

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Mahoning Valley Live Racing

Mahoning Valley is another one of those US tracks where in the past it was extremely simple to watch all the horse racing events live, you just had to go to their website.  However a lot changes over time and just like so many things in life, anything for free has become more complicated!  Don’t worry though, want to watch the latest races from Mahoning Valley today live?  Read on.

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Delta Downs Racing Live

It used to be really easy to watch the live races from Delta Downs with their own website providing live streams and highlights. However things move on and so have they, now it’s a little more involved to watch the Delta Downs races but it’s still 100% possible, you just need to know where to look.

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Royal Ascot

Royal Ascot is the ultimate flat racing event. Taking part in June each year it attracts horse racing fans from all over the world to the Ascot race course. Royal Ascot is one of those horse racing festivals that crosses the divide between only being of interest to pure horse racing fans and the general public at large. With the champagne flowing and hearts beating fast, Royal Ascot can be a test of endurance for the spectator as well as the horse. Despite the excitement that Royal Ascot brings, the tradition of Ascot itself has changed over the years. These days, it seems to be the conclusion of the Parade of Nations, the ultimate networking event for horse racing.

In the early years of the 17th century, racing at Royal Ascot was only open to members of the royal family to witness the pomp and ceremony of the day ‘The Chase.’ These days, Ascot itself seems to be on the decline as the focus turns to the wider fan experience that the races bring. The grass, the smell of the 4-day old hay, the cheering crowds and the constraints of time all participate to make these races unique. Winning Royal Ascot is no longer considered the pinnacle of achievement for the horse racing world and is considered the least prestigious of the major races. While this may open up opportunities for other racing festivals, I for one feel that Royal Ascot has stood the test of time. It’s not the event for the beginner or the casual horse racing fan. Yet it has its place in the world of racing. It brings real money to the sport and can be a great marketing tool for Pari-Site resorts. Of key importance to the future of Royal Ascot is the cultivation of a commission-based fan base of horse racing enthusiasts.

This past June, racing fans gathered in the beautiful Berkshire village of Ascot to see some of the royalty fly straight down Mount Evans to the start of the 8 a.m. starts.
Ascot is a 150-year-old race course that stretches across 1.5 miles and is used primarily for the British Racing Series equestrian events. It is also home to several other races including the Royal Ascot Holiday Stakes, Royal Ascot Tiny Dancer, and the Berkshire Shield Cup. Worldwide, Royal Ascot attracts seven million horses and attracts 250,000 visitors every year, but the sheer volume can be overwhelming for a mere 1.5-mile stretch. From a spectator’s perspective Royal Ascot is definitely not for the faint-hearted. Anyone who has attended has come to realise that as far as racing culture is concerned, Royal Ascot isn’t really a race, it’s a show. As a spectator, it’s easy to get sucked into the spectacle of the horses swirling around the course and often end up jumping into bets they should not be. But is this simply down to being an attendee of a horse racing event, or will there be lessons that can be taken away from past successes and failures?