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SCTOBA banquet tickets remain on sale

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

January 22, 2014 | | Equine


Divine Fortune gives Sheppard 13th Eclipse Award winner

Bill Pape and Jonathan Sheppard's Divine Fortune, dominant winner of the $250,000 Grand National at the Far Hills Races last October, was honored Saturday evening with the 2013 Eclipse Award as Thoroughbred racing's champion steeplechase horse.

January 22, 2014 | | Equine


Carolina Cup tickets now on sale

Invitations for the Carolina Cup steeplechase races were sent out to those on the organization's mailing list last Friday. And tickets and parking spaces for the event are now on sale.

January 15, 2014 | | Equine


Salute to the Military

January 15, 2014 | | Equine


Sheppard jumpers in line for Eclipse Award

Jonathan Sheppard has more than a puncher's chance at having one of his jumpers win the 2013 Eclipse Award for steeplechasing.

January 10, 2014 | Tom Didato | Equine


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


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Demonstrative puts himself in Eclipse picture

Jacqueline Ohrstrom's Demonstrative, narrowly second in the A. P. Smithwick Memorial (Gr. 1), jumped into the thick of the 2014 championship battle with a highly professional half-length victory in Saratoga Race Course's $150,000 New York Turf Writers Cup on Monday.

August 27, 2014 | | Equine


Bodie Island holds on for win at the Spa

Always in close contention, The Elkstone Group's Bodie Island took the lead with one circuit of Saratoga Race Course's inner turf course remaining, jumped the last fence with a sizable lead, and held off a late challenge by Virsito to win last Wednesday's $65,000 optional allowance claiming hurdle by a head.

August 25, 2014 | | Equine


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