Thoroughbred horse racing has a glorious history. Horse racing has attracted kings, queens, government officers, business tycoons and sports enthusiasts alike for the last couple of centuries. The tracks are where the love for equestrian sports meets the excitement and thrill of a race. Flat races have always been the niche of Thoroughbreds.
Now, you can watch and participate in the nation’s top horse races and horse parks with the help of TVG Horse Races. 2017 horse racing seasons are almost over, and now it is time to clean your schedule for the upcoming 2018 races. There is time enough for booking tickets, hotels, spas and a complete treat for you and your family for an exciting and enjoyable holiday.
The Kentucky Derby
It has to be the top event for any horse racing list. In 2018, it should start on 5 May 2018 at Churchill Downs, Louisville. The history and heritage of the town make the stay at Louisville or Lexington worthwhile. Try the local farm life, go for bourbon tasting sessions and indulge in dine-outs in the country style. If you do not like to plan your own outings, go with the many Kentucky Derby and Oaks tour packages for the season. They are just starting to get all booked up.
The Preakness of 2018 will occur at Pimlico Race Course, Baltimore. It is the third most famous race of the Triple Crown, Kentucky Derby is the first. You should start booking the tour packages and tickets for The Preakness race since the race is scheduled for May 19, 2018. The event will be a little cheaper than the Kentucky Derby. Hence you can easily expect a bigger crowd.
The Belmont Stakes 2018 will take place in Elmont, New York. It is the final leg of the Triple Crown. Although scheduled for June 9, 2018, you should start making your preparations now. If you are going to the first two, there is no way you can miss this one. It is undoubtedly the most exciting of the Triple Crown races because of the length of the giant lap at the Belmont Park Tracks. Early booking can also get you exclusive access to the best parties, hotels, spas and tour packages in the vicinity.
The Breeders Cup 2017
It is about to be held at the Del Mar Fairgrounds, California. It is going to take place in the 3rd and 4th of November this year. Finding tickets might be a little tough if you do not have bookings already. Over 100,000 people attend this race every year to witness the world's best Thoroughbreds race it out on the illustrious race track. It is a two-day annual event for Grade I Thoroughbred Horse races in the USA. Being a part of the horse race loving crowd, feeling the adrenaline course through your body while the race continues, the glamorous parties at night and the fantastic company makes the Breeders Cup a must-attend for all equestrian enthusiasts.
Horse racing is a real sport of the kings that now draws people from all walks of life to the race tracks. You can never realize the thrill of the competition unless you are on the ground, close to the cheering crowds, looking at the Thoroughbreds fly.