Sports Sunday - Harness Racing

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Sunday, Jun 19 2011 by

Harness racing is a form of horse racing in which the horses race at a specific gait (a trot or a pace). They usually pull two-wheeled carts called sulkies, although racing under saddle (trot monté in French) is also conducted in Europe.

Horse race (Birds Eye)
Horse race

Harness Racing Practice Lap at the Red Mile (Birds Eye)
Harness Racing Practice Lap at the Red Mile
Trotters trotting (Birds Eye)
Trotters trotting

Horse and sulky on racetrack (Google Maps)
Horse and sulky on racetrack

Ippodromo di Tor di Valle (Birds Eye)
Ippodromo di Tor di Valle

Horses on the track at Ippodromo di Vinovo (Birds Eye)
Horses on the track at Ippodromo di Vinovo
Harness Racing Practice at Cesenate Corse al Trotto (Birds Eye)
Harness Racing Practice at Cesenate Corse al Trotto

Harness racing at Buffalo Raceway (Birds Eye)
Harness racing at Buffalo Raceway
Harness racing practice at Raceway Park (Birds Eye)
Harness racing practice at Raceway Park

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