Essays Tagged: "Horse racing"

Animal abuse: Why Should These Furry Creatures Take This?

usually killed, but suffer a greatdeal. In sports, the animals are involved in abuse games such as horse-racing, dogracing, rodeos, circuses, and sock fighting. These are only a few examples. In the ...

(3 pages) 94 0 3.6 Dec/2002

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Current Issues

Seasonal Motivation - Options when money and stability are not available: departmental cross-training, flexible hours, and giving employees a voice. Brief - lots of references

is is the question Sam Houston Race Park (SHRP) was faced with when opening their doors in Houston. Horse racing is a seasonal industry and the majority of its workforce are cyclically laid off and re ... ome, the seasonality itself became a motivator for various reasons. Due to the retail nature of the horse track, long days necessitated shared positions where employees worked as a team to get the job ...

(4 pages) 179 2 4.8 Mar/2003

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

The Rocking Horse Winner.

The Rocking Horse WinnerSummary:This story is about a boy named Paul who received a rocking horse for Christmas, ... is about a boy named Paul who received a rocking horse for Christmas, which made him excited about horse racing. At the same time seemingly unrelated events began to unfold: The boy's mother began to ... ringing from his room it was like a clear call for him to do something. He climbed atop his rocking horse and began to ride. While enthusiastically riding his rocking horse he became aware of which ho ...

(3 pages) 126 0 3.0 Jul/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Bad Moves.

ght or nine guys with a few randoms who make there way out now and then. With a decent knowledge of horse racing and a little bit of luck any person can walk out of there with a good amount of cash in ... etween two things, exactas or trifectas, both in the box form. An exacta means you pick the top two horses to place, and when you box it, either one can come in first and either one can come in second ...

(13 pages) 41 0 3.0 Nov/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

Central idea and important character aspects of the narrator in Sherwood Anderson's "I Want To Know Why"

g of age "I Want To Know Why" is the narrative of an adolescent boy whose world revolves around racehorses and the perplexing emotions that surface when he meets the trainer of his favorite horse. In ... except for in the spring; Beckersville becomes somewhat of a stay over for all of those involved in horses and horseracing. For about a week all of the prominent horsemen are in Beckersville and "hors ...

(3 pages) 27 0 3.0 Jan/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Pathological Gambling

can be fun for many people, playing a game of chance including card games, slot machine, lotteries, horse racing, etc. Pathological gambling is considered a disorder of impulse control that devastates ...

(2 pages) 51 0 2.5 Feb/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

Athletes with eating disorders

ems in the worlds of ballet and other dance, figure skating, gymnastics, running, swimming, rowing, horse racing, ski jumping, and riding. Wrestlers, usually thought of as strong and massive, may bing ...

(6 pages) 77 0 5.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues

What is the structure of a business organisation?

90 by the current Chief Executive, John Sanderson. I.R.M´s core business is the management of horse racecourses. At present the company holds contracts to manage three racecourses in England, Ca ... levision rights around the globe. They act on belief of either the buyer or the seller of televised horseracing around the globe. On the domestic front I.R.M act as agent for all U.K racecourses who h ...

(12 pages) 236 1 3.5 Sep/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management

Legalized Gambling Its your bet

s and some have either allowed or are seriously considering slot machines at existing sites such as horse-racing tracks. Last year, Americans spent more than $40 billion on legalized gambling, up from ...

(3 pages) 70 4 4.8 Jan/2005

Subjects: Law & Government Essays


of Seabiscuit use the Great Depression in the background of their story. The movie is about a race horse and jockey and their special connection. Although that is the main focus of the movie the sign ...

(1 pages) 27 1 4.5 May/2005

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies > Film Review and Analysis

Special Interest Groups

y want is the gaming commission within California. In the early 19th century gaming, such as cards, horse racing and slots were all illegal in the state of California.However within the last couple of ... ecently though, the gaming commission has been able to get court decisions in their favors allowing horse races, if and only if, the horse lot was an attachment to the card house. Also, in 1999 a comm ...

(1 pages) 35 0 0.0 Nov/2006

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law > Issues

Phar Lap and Syd. Bridge -- During the depression, what was the event and how was it inspiring for Australians.

ns provided.Phar Lap:What were the achievements of this event?Phar lap was a famous Australian race horse that existed during the times of the depression, although at first he was a clumsy and rough h ... e that was seen as 'a joke' by the stable boys, he grew to be one of the most famous Australia race horses. Phar Lap had won some of the most prestigious horse races in both Australia and America and ...

(1 pages) 1462 0 3.0 Jun/2007

Subjects: History Term Papers > Australian History

Seabiscuit and “Red” Pollard Comparison

The life of a jockey and a horse. Both were determined and had the heart to race, but neither were given the chance. Until they ... faster. Since that didn't work, he was sold again. So now he was just trained to lose, so the other horses would build up their confidence.There are even similarities in Alfred Adler's theory in both ... strive for superiority. Red Pollard strived for superiority ever since he was little. He would ride horses every chance he got. He trained himself to be the best jockey he could be. He would enter eve ...

(2 pages) 2035 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

Exposition: Gambling In Australia

cial barrier all over the world, especially here in Australia.We have nationally celebrated days of horse racing in which everyone is encouraged to place a bet, even school children for whom it isn ...

(1 pages) 1592 0 5.0 Jun/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community