Nereid, a 3-year-old filly developed in Camden at the barn of Mickey Preger Jr., finished in a dead-heat win with Cambina in Sunday's $250,000 American Oaks (Gr. 1) race at Hollywood Park.
Nothing beats experience and maturity when it comes to producing in a big game and/or a key situation.
Sometimes, even the host of a party wants to receive an engraved invitation.
Despite falling to Goose Creek, 3-1, in the second round of the state American Legion baseball playoff series, Kershaw County Post 17 still has another shot to earn a berth in the state tournament which open Friday at Charleston Southern University.
Just how important was this game for the Kershaw County American Legion baseball team?
If the Dixie Youth Sub-District A tournament at Camden's Woodward Park turns into an arms race, KC West has shown that it has a rather deep arsenal.
The Kershaw County American Dixie Boys baseball team put on a dominating performance in roaring to the Sub District A Tournament crown in York last week by outscoring the opposition by a combined 51-10 count.
It was a winning and profitable weekend for several Camden-developed runners who made their way onto the race tracks at Delaware Park and Chicago's Arlington Park.
Goose Creek defeated host Murrell's Inlet, 10-5, Monday night and advanced to play Kershaw County in the second round of the American Legion state playoff series which opens tonight (Tuesday) at Goose Creek High School.
Once the dust had finally settled, a sandstorm blew in.
By forfeiting Friday's scheduled fifth game of its first round state American Legion playoff series game and giving the series to Kershaw County, the Lowcountry Heat saved wear and tear to the arms of the Post 17 pitching staff.
The Lowcountry Heat defeated Kershaw County Post 17, 17-15, Thursday night to force a fifth and deciding game in their first round state American Legion playoff series.
It was a good third of July for Camden-conditioned horses and trainers on Sunday at New York's Belmont Park.
An already potent Kershaw County Post 17 offense just got a little more "potent-er."
After having split a Wednesday doubleheader with the Lowcountry Heat, the Kersahaw County American Legion baseball team holds a 2-1 advantage in the best-of-five, first round playoff series.
In this era in which virtually any game can be seen on television at almost any time, sports other than the big three of baseball, football and basketball have found their own niche with either longstanding or, new fans.
There had been colder and wetter Colonial Cup race days, but maybe not as many sunny or, brisk ones as Saturday's 45th edition of the Camden fall classic contested over the Springdale Racecourse.
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