Browsing: Animals/Pets

A Brief History On August 4, 2019, we celebrate another Friendship Day, truly one of the worthwhile “Days” you might find on those ubiquitous event calendars that have a day for (seemingly) everything.  So important is this “holiday,” it has its own organization (which you could see by clicking the link above).  After family, friends are the next most important people in the world, and today we take a look at 10 examples of friends that are famous, infamous, or of historical importance.  Who is your best friend?  Your mom/dad?  Your sister/brother?  Someone you have known since childhood, or a…

A Brief History By 648 BC, both chariot and mounted horse racing were events in the ancient Greek Olympics.  From these origins through the present day, horse racing has remained a beloved sport to people all over the world.  Many people believe that horse racing is indeed a harmless sport in which racehorses are willing to participate and enjoy the thrill of racing, but it does not always go that way. The horse racing industry is facing inevitable and certain accidents from racehorses and even the jockeys on the field. Just like what happened later on Del Mar Horse racing, it…

A Brief History On February 1, 1941, the inaugural horse racing meet at Golden Gate Fields was held in Berkeley, California, United States.  Although thoroughbred racing has remained a beloved sport throughout the centuries, what you may not know is just how old it really is. With origins dating all the way back to 4500 BC, it was a favorite pastime among the nomadic tribesmen of central Asia – which brings us to our roundup of the world’s most prestigious horse racing events. Saddle up! Digging Deeper The Dubai World Cup Founded in 1996, the Dubai World Cup may be the least…

A Brief History On May 17, 1875, in front of an estimated crowd of 10,000 people, a field of 15 three-year-old horses contested the first Kentucky Derby.  The Derby is the first leg of the American Triple Crown and is followed by the Preakness Stakes, then the Belmont Stakes. It looks like the latest edition of the Triple Crown Series is underway and about to begin in less than 60 days. The Kentucky Derby is the first leg of the grandest Triple Crown Series event succeed by Preakness Stakes and Belmont Stakes. The said racing is a showdown of three-year-old thoroughbred…

A Brief History On March 14, 2019, we celebrate another National Learn About Butterflies Day, but unfortunately, we cannot tell you the origin of this most colorful holiday.  What we can do, is give you a bunch of facts about butterflies, perhaps the daintiest of all insects.  Hopefully we will learn something about butterflies by doing the research, and you will learn something about butterflies by reading this article.  If you are truly worthy of this holiday, you will then pass on your new knowledge or at least share this article to spread the word about our colorful little friends. …

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