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If you are a better handicapper then everyone else, then yes you can make money but the odds are against you.

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What is a horse length in horse racing?

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How long is Horse Racing season?

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In horse racing is 50 to 1 a long shot or a horse everyone is betting on?

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In English horse racing how long is the grand national race?

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What month and season does horse racing start?

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When was horse racing developed?

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When was horse racing introduce?

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As a registered Thoroughbred racehorse, you can start racing your horse at age two and he can race as long as you want him to.

What is the second fastest horse?

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How long is a furlong used in horse racing?

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What sports are horses used in?

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In horse racing which American Triple Crown Stakes race is held in Long Island?

The Belmont Stakes.

In what year did horse racing start?

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When did horse racing begin?

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How long is a furlong in Horse Racing?

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What type of events did they have in the 776BC Olympics?

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How long is a sulky cart used in standard bred horse racing?

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How long is a length on the Churchill Downs Horse Racing Track?

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Does size affect how fast a horse can run?

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