Alternative Investing Horses

  • Horses Are An Investment You Can Ride Monday, 18 Oct 2010 | 10:01 AM ET

    If you want to make money on horses, you have two options: racing or breeding. Either way, seek out someone who knows the thoroughbred business, develop a plan and don’t be afraid to sell after you win a race.

  • Racehorse Investment: Risky Bid or Runaway Success? Tuesday, 15 Nov 2011 | 11:09 AM ET

    A day at the races can be good fun, and as the world’s economic troubles continue to bite, putting your money on the right horse could see you make more than just a one-off win.

  • Most Expensive Thoroughbreds Friday, 15 Oct 2010 | 9:49 AM ET
    They sold for millions of dollars even though they hadn't even run a race..In the thoroughbred business, good bloodlines means big money for breeding, if not for racing, and investors are known to snap up horses who count racing legends as relatives. Some of the thoroughbreds in the slides ahead eventually went on to win races, but others were used to breed future generations of racehorses. Click on to learn the highest prices paid for thoroughbreds at auction.

    In the thoroughbred business, good bloodlines means big money for breeding. Click to learn the highest prices paid for thoroughbreds at auction.

  • Go inside the winner’s circle where millions are made.

  • Investing in Arabian Horses Friday, 15 Oct 2010 | 12:01 AM ET
    Investing in Arabian Horses

    These four-legged animals are not only beautiful and powerful, they can be valuable investments. CNBC's Nicole Lapin reports.

  • Alternative Investing: Race Horses Tuesday, 15 Nov 2011 | 1:45 AM ET
    Alternative Investing: Race Horses

    The Hon. Harry Herbert, chairman of Highclere Thoroughbred Racing, told CNBC, that investing in race horses is "a numbers game, just to spend a fortune on one horse you are taking a gigantic risk."

  • Secretariat Won’t Beat Seabiscuit At Box Office Friday, 8 Oct 2010 | 12:08 PM ET

    We all get the question: If there were one sporting event that you could have been at, what would it be? For me, that’s the easiest question in the world. The 1973 Belmont to watch Secretariat win by an amazing 31 lengths. In my mind, that’s still the most amazing sporting achievement of all time.

About Horses

  • They are one of the oldest investments in the world, where hobby, sport and business converge. Investors can breed them or race them and these days you don't even have buy the whole animal.