Horse Racing - kind of testing horses for agility (speed), which resulted in the conclusion about the suitability for further breeding (use of the breed). It is important to understand that the horse racing are not the kind of equestrian sport. As a rule, horse racing are conducted at racetracks, where the outcome of betting through monetary bets.
Horse Racing is in different age categories. Thoroughbred horses begin to gallop at the age of eighteen. The most important race in the lives of horses - the Derby (for stallions and mares) or Ox (for mares) (Derby or Oaks) is three years old at the classic distance of a half mile (2,400 meters) or 10 Furlong (2000 meters).