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Portrade wires Turf Writers

The Fields Stable's Portrade led every step of the $150,000 New York Turf Writers Cup (Gr. 1) last Thursday and held off a late challenge by Andi'amu in Saratoga Race Course's stretch to win by a length. Bruton Street-US's Scorpiancer finished third, 1 1/2 lengths farther back.

August 30, 2016 | By Don Clippinger | Equine


Colonial Cup hikes purse to $150,000 for the fall classic

If you want to stay with the big boys, you are going to have to pay like the big boys.

August 09, 2016 | Tom Didato | Equine


Preger barn graduate A.P. Indian runs off with Grade I Vanderbilt

Arnaud Delacour earned the first Grade 1 victory of his training career Saturday afternoon at Saratoga Race Course, saddling Green Lantern Stable's homebred A.P. Indian to a 1 ¼-length score over Holy Boss in the, $350,00 Alfred G. Vanderbilt Handicap.

August 02, 2016 | | Equine


Watts, Kensington Court roll to victory in steeplechase opener at Saratoga

Oakwood Stable's Kensington Court went to the lead at the start of Saratoga Race Course's $65,000 allowance hurdle, opened a 20-length lead in midrace, and rolled home to an overwhelming 14 1/4-length victory last Wednesday in the fist jump race at the Spa this summer.

August 02, 2016 | By DON CLIPPINGER | Equine


Sheppard to be honored for humane treatment of horses

Racing Hall of Fame trainer and part-time Camden resident Jonathan Sheppard will be honored by New York-based Equine Advocates for his dedication to the humane treatment of racehorses at the organization's 15th annual awards dinner and auction on Friday, July 29, in Saratoga Springs.

July 19, 2016 | | Equine


Doyle doubles his fun after winning over fences at Suffolk

It was a heck of a weekend for Jack Doyle.

July 12, 2016 | By DON CLIPPINGER | Equine


Jumpers bound for Boston

Jump racing returns to New England on Saturday with two competitive races as part of the summer racing festival at historic Suffolk Downs in East Boston. A $30,000 Ratings Handicap and a $30,000 Sport of Kings maiden hurdle both attracted large, competitive fields with also-eligibles.

July 08, 2016 | By DON CLIPPINGER | Equine


Andi’amu hangs on to take Monmouth chase

Ballybristol Farm's Andi'amu turned back spirited late challenges from All for Us and Jamarjo to win Monmouth Park's featured steeplechase race, a $35,000 Ratings Handicap, by a head on Friday.

June 21, 2016 | By Don Clippinger | Equine


African Oil returns to Monmouth

The National Steeplechase Association's summer pari-mutuel season kicks off Friday at Monmouth Park with a $35,000 Ratings Handicap and a $30,000 Sport of Kings maiden hurdle.

June 14, 2016 | By DON CLIPPINGER | Equine


Brunello added to Breyer’s stable of champion horses

In the horse show world, the superstars of the sport tend to be jumpers or dressage horses. So it may come as a surprise to learn that the horse with the biggest fan club is super hunter Brunello.

June 07, 2016 | | Equine


SCEP hosts junior dressage clinic

The South Carolina Equine Park in Camden will host the ninth annual South Carolina Dressage and Combine Training Association's Junior Dressage Clinic on Monday and Tuesday, June 6-7

June 03, 2016 | | Equine


Birgetta Rose scores in debut at Pimlico

Somewhere, Sibby Wood is smiling.

June 03, 2016 | Tom Didato | Equine


Top Striker third in Fair Hill feature

Amy Taylor Rowe's Maserati slammed down the accelerator in Fair Hill's stretch on Saturday and drew away to a dominant 5 1/4-length victory in the $45,000 Valentine Memorial Ratings Handicap.

June 03, 2016 | By DON CLIPPINGER | Equine


Rawnaq fends off Irish invaders to capture Nashville feature

It was, in a phrase, a race for the ages, an international classic in an American spring classic.

May 20, 2016 | By DON CLIPPINGER | Equine


Just like old times

There were times last spring when all Kevin Kahkola could see from his vantage point located near the finish line at the Camden Training Center's mile-long main track was the sight of Mohaymen and stablemate Shagaf thundering in his direction during an early morning breeze.

April 29, 2016 | Tom Didato | Equine


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Changes come to Colonial Cup

ont Scott International Colonial Cup Steeplechase Races are now on sale.

September 30, 2016 | | Equine


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