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Colonial Cup feature field remains at 13

What was once a group of 13 nominees has stayed at a baker's dozen which is expected to meet the starter's flag for Saturday's TD Bank $100,000 Marion duPont Scott Colonial Cup.

November 16, 2011 | | Equine


Field of 13 nominated into Colonial Cup feature

The $100,000 Marion duPont Scott Colonial Cup has attracted 13 accomplished nominees, promising a large and talented field for the year's final major steeplechase race on Saturday, Nov. 19.

November 11, 2011 | By DON CLIPPINGER Special to the C-I (Camden, S.C.) | Equine


Wanted: a few good pastures

In 1982, the Thoroughbred Retirement Foundation (TRF) set out on an ambitious mission -- to save retired racehorses of a lifetime of possible neglect, abuse and slaughter.

November 09, 2011 | Ashley Ford | Equine


Sheppard-trained Port Morsbey jumps its way to victory in Callaway feature

Augustin Stables' Port Morsbey surged to the lead at the next to last fence of the $75,000 AFLAC Supreme Hurdle on Saturday, and gained a hard-fought victory over All Together in the featured race of the Steeplechase at Callaway Gardens in Pine Mountain, Ga.

November 09, 2011 | | Equine


From Camden to the Breeders' Cup

Three horses with Camden connections will take to the famed course at Churchill Downs for this weekend's Breeders' Cup World Championships which will be run on Friday and Saturday in Louisville.

November 04, 2011 | Tom Didato | Equine


Gustavian, Young run off with Aiken Holiday Cup

Hickory Tree Stables' Gustavian, ridden by champion jockey Paddy Young, launched a formidable move on the final turn of Ford Conger Field and overtook front-running Baltic Shore to win the $25,000 Budweiser Holiday Cup, feature race of the 20th annual Aiken Fall Steeplechase on Saturday, Oct. 29.

November 02, 2011 | | Equine


Wooten graduates finish 1-2 in $110K Iroquois Stakes at Churchill Downs

Kentucky in October has been good to Frank and Daphne Wooten of Frank Wooten Stables in Camden.

November 02, 2011 | Tom Didato | Equine


Grand National steeplechase attracts field of 14 jumpers

A jam-packed field of 14 horses from American steeplechasing's championship division will line up for Saturday's $250,000 Grand National (Gr. 1), the featured race of the 91st annual Far Hills Races.

October 21, 2011 | | Equine


Colonial Cup tickets, parking spaces on sale for Nov. 19 races

All tickets and all remaining reserved parking spaces for the Marion DuPont Scott Colonial Cup Steeplechase are now on sale and are moving well, according to event officials.

October 19, 2011 | | Equine


Wooten Stables grad Glenwood Canyon sets new mark at Hoosier Park

Who says 13 is an unlucky number?

October 19, 2011 | Tom Didato | Equine


Get Stormy takes second in Shadwell Turf Mile

Gio Ponti tracked down Get Stormy in deep stretch to win his second consecutive $600,000 Shadwell Turf Mile on Saturday afternoon at Keeneland.

October 12, 2011 | Tom Didato | Equine


Plum Pretty romps to victory in $750,000 Cotillion Stakes

By TOM DIDATO

October 05, 2011 | Tom Didato | Equine


Fall campaign starts off well for Winter Memories

What was a strong spring and summer season for horses who received their starts at Kip Elser's Kirkwood Stables in Camden has opened with a strong beginning to the fall.

September 28, 2011 | Tom Didato | Equine


Colonial Cup tickets on sale for Nov. 19 races in Camden

Tickets for the Marion DuPont Scott Colonial Cup Steeplechase are on sale and are moving well, according to officials with the event.

September 28, 2011 | Tom Didato | Equine


CCE-developed Awesome Bet second in $500,000 Super Derby

Awesome Bet, developed in Camden at Kip Elser's Kirkwood Stables, finished second behind Prayer for Relief in Saturday's $500,000 Super Derby at the Fair Grounds in New Orleans.

September 14, 2011 | Tom Didato | 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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