While it may not have been on the flat track, The Elkstone Group LLC's Bodie Island roared to a 2 ¾-length win a short trip from where he was developed when he jumped his way to victory in the $20,000 Hobkirk Hill Starter Allowance at the Nov. 23 Marion duPont Scott Colonial Cup in Camden.
Consider the debt partially paid back.
When officials with the National Steeplechase Association and the Colonial Cup decided to add an additional race to Saturday's 44th annual Marion duPont Scott Colonial Cup race card, few would have known the difference it would make to, at least, one person.
Everyone wants to dance with the homecoming queen. But getting that chance is usually reserved for the guy who brought her to the ball.
Spaces are filling up quickly for world champion hunter rider Liza Towell Boyd, her father, Jack Towell, and The Camden Hunt's hunter/jumper clinic to be held at the Towell family's Finally Farm in Camden on Nov. 29 and 30.
Kelli Murphy has done about all that a high school golfer can do over a career which has one chapter left to be written in it.
Should either of the four Grade I winners from this year win the $100,000 Colonial Cup Steeplechase, it would go a long way toward swaying the voters when it comes time to select the 2013 Eclipse Award winner for steeplechasing.
CHESTERFIELD – While Chesterfield, as a whole, may not be a team which would pass many "eye tests," the Rams are downright eye-popping in the skill positions.
It may have seemed like a nightmare, at times, this season, but there seems to be light at the end of the tunnel for the Lugoff-Elgin football program.
When the Chesterfield coaches watched North Central's 19-0 loss to Fairfield Central last week, members of the Rams' staff probably scratched their heads as to that the Knights would try next.
Irmo has locked down second place in Region 4-4A and has little else to play for tonight, other than trying to stay upright and healthy for next week's playoff opener.
North Central will travel to Chesterfield for Friday's first round class AA Upper State playoff football game.
After having broken her maiden at first asking with a win in an $80,000 race at Saratoga on Sept. 1, Kip Elser's Kirkwood Stables' graduate Recepta made it 2-for-3 by running off with the $100,000-added Chelsea Flower Stakes at Belmont Park on Oct. 27.
World champion hunter rider Liza Towell Boyd, her father, Jack Towell, and The Camden Hunt have teamed up to host a hunter/jumper clinic at the Towell family's Finally Farm in Camden on Nov. 29 and 30.
Playing the top-ranked team in the state requires some adjusting on your part.
It was meant to be nothing more than an innocent off-season bullpen session. But for Kenneth Prince it turned out to be a season-ender.
As spacious as American Legion Park is, Richland Northeast could have almost done without the outfield grass in topping host Camden, 5-2, in the Kershaw-Richland Wooden Bat Classic championship game Thursday night.
If there was a recurring theme for Lugoff-Elgin in the Kershaw-Richland Wooden Bat Classic, it was the Demons' having their share of chances to pull out wins in three of their games, only to have nothing to show for those efforts in the win column.
On an unseasonably cool mid-April night, Zac Bowers and Grey Hoke provided wood for the fireplace.
By TOM DIDATO
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