"If you love horse racing, you'll love Hooves of Thunder. Even if
you're indifferent, you just might convert into a horse racing fan once
gambling fever kicks in!"
Hooves of Thunder! is a racing simulation
where 1500 horses, 125 jockeys and 150 trainers race 311 days a year.
Each day has 10 races in a variety of claiming,
maiden, nw1/2, and allowances. And, through the year, there are 125 Handicap
and Stakes races. The monthly condition book lets owners and trainers map their
entry plans. Stable owners add to their stables through auctions for unraced 2
yos, private purchases, and claiming. Each year, some 250 horses are
retired from the game due to poor performance or injury, and 250 unraced 2 yo's
Hooves Of Thunder delivers realistic racing
action; results depend on past performances, track conditions, pace, track
bias, race positions, running styles and other factors.
Except for instant replays, results are never the
same even in re-runs. Hooves features complete past performances and results
charts. Parimutual betting is to win, place and show with exactas/trifectas.
And Hooves gives you 120 professional handicapping tips for picking winners in
Hooves and live racing.
- Five 3D modelled race tracks
- Numerous ground conditions
- Universal TV action angles
- Race night or day, rain or shine
- Race Night or Day, Rain &
- Uses real-life video footage.
- Arcade and Management Skills
- Realistic racing announcer
Hooves has a seasonal rhythm similar to live
racing. 2YOs begin their careers in May and winners move to Allowances.
The better ones go on to higher class Allowances and
Stakes. The lesser ones go down the claiming path until the right spots are
found. As in live racing, owners can strive to get to the big races.
Some of the key races are:
- 3YOs: 1st Saturday in May - Blue Rock Derby,
9f, $500,000 purse
- 1st Saturday in August - Blue Rock Cup, 12f,
- 2nd Saturday in August - Blue Rock Oaks for
Fillies, 9f, $175,000 purse
- 4YOs & up: 3rd Saturday in July - Blue
Rock Classic, 10f, $250,000 purse
- 3rd Saturday in August - Gold Bar Stakes, 12f,
Youll delight in the sights and sounds of
Hooves of Thunder with 5 tracks, the call-to-the-post, race announcers
and crowd noises down the lane. Hooves produces exciting racing year after
year. So let Hooves of Thunder bring you to the real world of racing or
add extra enjoyment to those who already love the best game in the world!
Please note this item may not work on XP
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