Horse racing is one of the most exciting sports in the world. Due to its highly competitive nature, great ambitions and even greater performance anticipations it has maintained its popularity for centuries now. Horses are often the biggest stars of the competition, leaving jockeys and trainers behind. The greatest champions are worth a lot of money, in some cases even millions of US dollars. Thoroughbred horse racing even has its own Hall of Fame where only the most excellent participants are inducted. This book provides rich and highly interesting information on horse racing, allowing you to become acquainted with everything from the sport''s main types and competitions to the most successful horses and jockeys.