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Riding to glory

Bernie Dalton had the best seat in the house when it came to being there for Pierrot Lunaire's unlikely run to the 2012 Eclipse Award for steeplechase horse.

January 23, 2013 | Tom Didato | Equine

Eblouissante improves to 2-for-2

ARCADIA, Cal. --- Eblouissante, a 4-year-old half sister to the legendary Zenyatta who is also conditioned by John Shirreffs, faced winners for the first time in Thursday's $58,000 Mojave River Purse at Santa Anita and at odds of 1-2, left little doubt that she has stakes races in her future, winning by 1 ¾ lengths while covering 1 1/16 miles in 1:44.89.

January 21, 2013 | | Equine

NSA exhibition opener

Steeplechase horses in the Carolinas whose owners and trainers have an eye cast on the early season openers now have a place to give their horses a final go 'round prior to the races which count.

January 16, 2013 | Tom Didato | Equine

SCTOBA Awards Dinner set for Saturday in Camden

Dogwood Stable president Cot Campbell will be the featured speaker at Saturday's South Carolina Thoroughbred Owners' and Breeders' Association's annual awards dinner.

January 11, 2013 | | Equine

Preger-developed Nereid sold for $1.3 million

LEXINGTON, Ky. -- Demand for young, stakes-caliber mares, led by the $1.3 million paid for 2011 American Oaks (G1) winner Nereid, ruled opening Monday at Keeneland's January Horses of All Ages Sale.

January 09, 2013 | | Equine

Local ties abound in trio of Eclipse Award finalists

A trio of steeplechasers --- each with Camden connections --- were named as the three finalists for the 2012 Eclipse Award for steeplechasing.

January 09, 2013 | Tom Didato | Equine

SCTOBA Awards Dinner set for Saturday in Camden

The annual South Carolina Thoroughbred Owners' and Breeders' Association will hold its annual awards dinner on Saturday, Jan. 12 at the Kershaw County Chamber of Commerce and Visitors Center on Broad St. in Camden.

January 07, 2013 | | Equine

Carolina Cup invites ready to be mailed out

Even though it is the first week of January, there is no such thing as it being too early to think about the spring and the Carolina Cup Steeplechase Races.

January 04, 2013 | | Equine

Kirkwood grads ring out 2012 in style

Every Way celebrated the final day of her 2-year-old campaign by ending the old year with a victory.

January 04, 2013 | Tom Didato | Equine

Colonial Cup steward, Groat, passes away

Stephen Pitcher Groat, a devoted steeplechase official and the presiding steward at last month's 43rd running of the Marion duPont Scott Colonial Cup steeplechase races, died Tuesday after a long and courageous battle against cancer. He was 67.

December 14, 2012 | | Equine

Shull re-elected to NSA Board of Directors

was one of two members who were re-elected to the National Steeplechase Association Board of Directors, along with two current directors who were re-elected. Results of the balloting were announced at the NSA's annual meeting in Camden, on Nov. 16.

December 05, 2012 | | Equine

Wooten Stables’ horses find going at Churchill Downs to their liking

There were several reasons for the Wooten family to give thanks last Thursday, not the least of which were the recent showings of several of their stables' graduates on the race course.

November 28, 2012 | Tom Didato | Equine

Preger-developed Eblouissante wins highly anticipated debut

It was called, by many in the horse racing industry, the most anticipated maiden race in the history of the sport.

November 21, 2012 | Tom Didato | Equine

Hail and farewell

Maybe, there's more to having horse sense than people give it credit for.

November 19, 2012 | Tom Didato | Equine

Camden trainers, riders and owners enjoy Cup day

This time, Matt McCarron said, there will be no turning back.

November 19, 2012 | Tom Didato | Equine

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Putting the cart before the horse

November 24, 2015 | Tom Didato | Equine


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