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Horse Racing

Horse racing is a variant of equestrian sports which involves two or more jockeys riding horses over a certain distance for competitions.

There are a lot of variants for horse racing; countries often develop specific horse racing rules or traditions. Some of these variations are competitions of particular breeds, racing over obstacles, running over varying distances, and running on varying gaits. Horse racing is usually done on a turf, dirt or synthetic surface race track which is suitable for horses. 

There are four types of horse racing:

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