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Strawbridge to be guest speaker at SCTOBA Awards Dinner

George Strawbridge Jr. will be the feature speaker at the South Carolina Owners and Breeders Association awards banquet on Saturday, Jan. 25.

January 08, 2014 | | Equine


Eye Luv Lulu closes 2013 with a bang

Eye Luv Lulu spent the final day of its 2-year-old campaign in the winners' circle at Aqueduct Racetrack in New York.

January 06, 2014 | Tom Didato | Equine


Former Kirkwood Stables rider Fry gets first win as a jockey

Camden has a well-deserved reputation for sending out successful four-legged athletes onto race courses. But the stables here also send out those of the human variety.

December 20, 2013 | Tom Didato | Equine


CCE, Kirkwood grads pile up victories

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.

December 04, 2013 | Tom Didato | Equine


NSA hands out end-of-season honors to top jumpers

William L. Pape's Divine Fortune, who drew clear from an all-star field in Far Hills' Grand National (Gr. 1) was crowned as the National Steeplechase Association's 2013 earnings champion at awards ceremonies on Nov. 23 held at Springdale Hall in Camden.

November 27, 2013 | | Equine


Paying it forward

Consider the debt partially paid back.

November 25, 2013 | Tom Didato | Equine


Reluctant Young wins fourth riding title

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.

November 25, 2013 | Tom Didato | Equine


Horsing Around on the Town Green kicks off Colonial Cup weekend

Kick off Colonial Cup weekend at the Town Green in Camden for Friday night's second annual Horsing Around on the Town Green featuring live music from the ever-popular band, The Root Doctors.

November 22, 2013 | | Equine


Colonial Cup card grows to seven races, sets earlier start time

Tickets and parking spaces of all varieties are still on sale for the 44th Marion duPont Scott Colonial Cup Steeplechase Races on Saturday, Nov. 23.

November 22, 2013 | | Equine


Colonial Cup feature to go off with 13 jumpers

With an unusually large number of year-end titles on the line, 13 horses from American Steeplechasing's championship division will line up Saturday, Nov. 23, for the 44th running of the $100,000 Marion duPont Scott Colonial Cup (Gr. 1).

November 22, 2013 | | Equine


McCarthy hopes his Irish eyes are smiling in winner’s circle Saturday

Everyone wants to dance with the homecoming queen. But getting that chance is usually reserved for the guy who brought her to the ball.

November 22, 2013 | Tom Didato | Equine


Hunter/jumper clinic spots filling up

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.

November 20, 2013 | By SALLY KAY Special to the C-I (Camden, S.C.) | Equine


Four Grade I winners headed to Cup

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.

November 15, 2013 | Tom Didato | Equine


Hunter/jumper clinic benefits The Camden Hunt

The Camden Hunt will host a hunter/jumper clinic featuring world champion hunter rider Liza Towell Boyd and her father and noted trainer, Jack Towell.

November 13, 2013 | | Equine


Jamargo wins Charleston Cup

Leading owner Irv Naylor's Jamarjo drew clear to a 5 1/4-length victory in the $25,000 Charleston Cup, the featured optional allowance hurdle at the 20th Charleston Cup Races on Sunday, Nov. 10.

November 13, 2013 | | Equine


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Carolina Cup race day information

Saturday's 83rd running of the Carolina Cup Steeplechase Races at the Springdale Race Course in Camden will begin with the first of six races taking the starter's flag at 1:30 p.m. The gates to the course open to the public at 9 a.m.

March 27, 2015 | | Equine


Storylines abound in Carolina Cup races

Bargain basement purchases, horses with Camden ties and an Irish import making its first start over fences on this side of the Atlantic. What more could you ask for in a jump race?

March 27, 2015 | Tom Didato | Equine


Making the rounds

A few hundred yards away, trucks carrying workers zig-zagged their way in and around the Springdale Race Course in final preparation for Saturday's 83rd running of the Carolina Cup. Tucked away in a barn located behind the National Steeplechase Museum, Brian Murphy stands atop the straw in a stall as he brushes down one of his horses with the only sound here being that of a few chirping birds on a relaxed Monday morning.

March 27, 2015 | | Equine


Minimambo aces her first track test

Officially, Minimambo carried jockey Rosemary Homeister and 120 pounds on her back in Saturday's fifth race, a $16,500 maiden claimer run at Tampa Bay Downs.

March 25, 2015 | Tom Didato | Equine


Five jumpers ready to go in Saturday's feature

Five novice jumpers are expected to take the starter's flag for Saturday's $75,000 Carolina Cup steeplechase race after entries were accepted Monday by the National Steeplechase Association.

March 25, 2015 | Tom Didato | Equine


Carolina Cup '15

Given the harsh winter in the Mid-Atlantic region, there was more than a bit of concern as to how many horses would be ready and headed for the Saturday's March 28 running of the $75,000 Carolina Cup steeplechase race in Camden.

March 18, 2015 | Tom Didato | Equine


Upstart, Prospect Park eye final Derby prep races

Thanks to a second-place finish behind unbeaten Dortmund in Saturday's $400,000 San Felipe Stakes at Santa Anita, Prospect Park will next try for the $1 million Santa Anita Derby on April 4.

March 13, 2015 | | Equine


Cup spaces selling at a brisk pace

With three weeks and a day to go before the 2015 Carolina Cup Steeplechase Races in Camden, reserved parking spaces are starting to fill up.

March 06, 2015 | | Equine


Time to start thinking about the Cup

Even though the calendar just turned to January and cold weather is on the way, it is not too early to be thinking about the warmer days of spring.

January 07, 2015 | | Equine


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