A complete racing simulation with all the
action expected from live, competitive racing.
the best of QuarterPole
Hooves of Thunder
'Racing action' for up to 10 players. Year after year.
Action Games, Inc.
Races - 3120 a year, 10 a day. Stakes,
Handicaps, Claiming, Maiden, NW1/2 and Allowances. 5-14 furlong races, dirt and
turf. Large racing colony moves to a new course every 3 months. 250 unraced
2yos replace older horses each year.
Horses - cover a wide
range of performance levels with front runners, stalkers and closers. A horse's
performance varies from race to race but within its own range, and changes with
Handicapping - Full past performances and results charts.
Horse, trainer and jockey records continuously updated. Track records. A course
in handicapping. Systems for beginners. Race results depend on past
performances, track conditions, track bias, pace, race positions, running
styles, jockey and trainer patterns, weather and racing luck.
Betting - Standard and exotic bets including keys, wheels and parlays
plus casino bets for players who want to avoid serious handicapping or hedge
their bets. Pari-mutuel bets change odds.
Owners - Get a stable;
pick their trainer, jockey and silks; make race entries or let their trainer;
claim horses; buy or sell horses privately; buy unraced horses at auction;
collect purses and get to the Winner's circle.
Sounds - Race graphics from start to finish, split times, 4 track
backgrounds, 'call to the post', gate 'clang', hoofbeats, leading announcers
call the race from start to finish including the winner, auction graphics and
Renaming - All stable
horses, trainers and jockeys can be renamed.
Other features -
Horse chat items, scenes at race courses, art gallery featuring prominent
Internet style layout, navigation and links.
QuarterPole Plus is a trademark of Action Games, Inc
- Windows® '98/ NT/ 2000/ ME/ XP, 128 RAM
- 300 MHz min. processor
- 100 MB hard drive space
- CD-ROM or DVD drive
- mouse input device
- 800x600 resolution min.
- SVGA color monitors, works with Windows compatible
ink jet or laser printers.