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Thiel-owned jumper wins Fair Hill feature

Call Me Sonny, owned by Camden's Dale Thiel, answered the call in Saturday's $40,000 Valentine Memorial when he moved up smartly on Fair Hill Race Course's final turn and drew away to an 8 1/4-length victory in the starter handicap stakes.

May 31, 2013 | | Equine


Decoy Daddy finishes strong to capture National Hunt Cup

Seemingly beaten in deep stretch, Irv Naylor's Decoy Daddy made a thrilling late move that carried him to a head victory over Gustavian in the $50,000 National Hunt Cup (Gr. 3), the featured hurdle race of Saturday's 83rd annual Radnor Hunt Races in Malvern, Pa.

May 22, 2013 | | Equine


Kirkwood grad Freedom Child flies to win in Peter Pan

When Freedom Child was declared a non-starter in the Wood Memorial on April 6, the 3-year-old's shot at the Kentucky Derby went by the boards.

May 15, 2013 | Tom Didato | Equine


Music City finish mimics 2012 Colonial Cup

NASHVILLE -- On a spectacular afternoon of racing at the 72nd annual Iroquois Steeplechase, Jacqueline Ohrstrom's Demonstrative edged past Divine Fortune at the finish line to win Saturday's $150,000 Calvin Houghland Iroquois (Gr. 1) by a head.

May 15, 2013 | | Equine


Colonial Cup rematch on tap for Nashville

Demonstrative and Divine Fortune, the respective winner and second finisher in last year's season-ending Marion duPont Scott Colonial Cup in Camden (Gr. 1) race, will meet again on Saturday, in the $150,000 Calvin Houghland Iroquois (Gr. 1), the crowning race of the rich Iroquois Steeplechase in Nashville's Percy Warner Park.

May 10, 2013 | | Equine


Fenwick tabbed award cooler sponsor by USHJA

The United States Hunter Jumper Association (USHJA) is pleased to announce Camden-based Fenwick Equestrian Products as the Awards Cooler Sponsor of the 2013 USHJA Children's/Adult Amateur Jumper Regional Championships.

May 10, 2013 | | Equine


Noble Tune wins American Turf at Churchill

Noble Tune, benefiting from a ground-saving trip under Javier Castellano, rocketed to the front in upper stretch and cruised to a 1 3/4-length victory over Admiral Kitten in the 22th running of the $234,200 American Turf presented by TwinSpires.com (Grade II) for 3-year-olds last Friday afternoon at Churchill Downs.

May 08, 2013 | | Equine


Polo returns to town with Sunday's Camden Cup match

The Camden Polo Field will come alive with the sounds of horse hooves pounding the turf and the crack of mallets hitting a ball as the 13th annual Camden Cup Polo Match returns on Sunday, May 5.

May 01, 2013 | | Equine


Black Quartz shines in Queen's Cup win

Leading owner Irv Naylor's Black Quartz, benefiting from a savvy inside trip under Paddy Young, surged to the lead in the late stages of the $50,000 Queen's Cup MPC 'Chase and easily turned back a late challenge by Wild for Gold to win by 2 3/4 lengths in the feature race at Saturday's Queen's Cup Steeplechase near Charlotte.

May 01, 2013 | | Equine


McDynamo, Tuscalee get Hall of Fame calls

Three-time Colonial Cup champion McDyamo and Tuscalee, champions who hold the respective records for steeplechase earnings and victories, have been elected to the Racing Hall of Fame, officials of the National Racing Museum announced on Friday.

May 01, 2013 | | Equine


Naylor jumpers enjoy stellar weekend

Leading steeplechase owner Irvin S. Naylor had been having a slow spring until a cool, blustery Saturday afternoon.

April 24, 2013 | | Equine


Wooten grad, Magical Moon, runs second in Beaumont

Magical Moon, which was developed in Camden by Frank and Daphne Wooten at Frank Wooten Stables, finished second behind Ciao Bell Luna in Sunday's $150,000 Beaumont Stakes (Gr. 2) at the Keeneland Race Course.

April 19, 2013 | Tom Didato | Equine


Divine Fortune wires field in Stoneybrook feature

Divine Fortune, trained in Camden by Hall of Fame member Jonathan Sheppard, jumped onto the lead immediately in Saturday's $25,000 Sandhills Cup and pulled away in the final furlong to a 2 3/4-length victory over Slip Away in the featured open allowance hurdle at the 62nd Stoneybrook Steeplechase at the Carolina Horse Park in Raeford, N.C.

April 10, 2013 | | Equine


Saturday night Derby highlights Camden Spring Classic

C-I (Camden, S.C.) sports editor

April 03, 2013 | Tom Didato | Equine


Alajmal, Geraghty script the perfect ending

Janet Elliot was concerned about how Alajmal and jockey Ross Geraghty started Saturday's $50,000 Carolina Cup steeplechase.

April 01, 2013 | Tom Didato | Equine


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Deadline to purchase discount Colonial Cup tickets is Nov. 1

The deadline to purchase $20 discount general admission tickets for the 45th annual Marion duPont Scott International Colonial Cup Steeplechase Races is Saturday, Nov. 1.

October 29, 2014 | | Equine


Young gets exacta in Aiken fall feature

Trainer Leslie Young dominated Saturday's $25,000 Budweiser Holiday Cup when she sent out the first two finishers, Amy Taylor Rowe's Mr. Universo and Boudinout Farm's Harmony Bay, at the Aiken Fall Steeplechase.

October 29, 2014 | | Equine


Countdown to the Colonial Cup

With the 45th annual Marion duPont Scott International Colonial Cup Steeplechase Races a little more than a month away, patrons who had reserved parking spaces for last year's Camden fall classic have until Friday, Oct. 10 to assure they retain those spaces. All unsold spaces will be placed for sale to the general public.

October 08, 2014 | | Equine


Colonial Cup set for 45th renewal on Nov. 15

A sure sign that fall and cooler weather is around the corner occurred last Friday with the mailing out of invitations to those on the mailing list for the 45th annual Marion duPont Scott International Colonial Cup Steeplechase Races.

September 10, 2014 | | Equine


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