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Sales of discount Colonial Cup tickets close on Friday

Friday is the final day to purchase discount general admission race tickets for the 44th Marion duPont Scott Colonial Cup Steeplechase Races on Saturday, Nov. 23.

November 08, 2013 | | Equine


Kisser N Run moves toward NSA Filly and Mare title

Clarke Ohrstrom's Kisser N Run made a strong case for the National Steeplechase Association's Life's Illusion Filly and Mare Championship when she scored a 1 3/4-length victory in the $50,000 Crown Royal Stakes, co-feature of the 29th annual Steeplechase at Callaway on Saturday, Nov. 2.

November 06, 2013 | | Equine


Kirkwood grad Recepta wins Chelsea Flower Stakes

After having broken her maiden at first asking with a win in an $80,000 race at Saratoga on Sept. 1, Kip Elser's Kirkwood Stables' graduate Recepta made it 2-for-3 by running off with the $100,000-added Chelsea Flower Stakes at Belmont Park on Oct. 27.

November 06, 2013 | Tom Didato | Equine


Camden Hunt to host clinic

World champion hunter rider Liza Towell Boyd, her father, Jack Towell, and The Camden Hunt have teamed up to host a hunter/jumper clinic at the Towell family's Finally Farm in Camden on Nov. 29 and 30.

November 06, 2013 | By SALLY KAY Special to the C-I (Camden, S.C.) | Equine


Divine Fortune wires Grand National

Bill Pape's Divine Fortune went to the lead immediately in the $250,000 Grand National (Gr. 1), set a comfortable pace without pressure, and drew away through the stretch to a nine-length victory under leading jockey Darren Nagle at the Far Hills Races last Saturday.

October 23, 2013 | | Equine


Pierrot Lunaire ready to return in Grand National

The National Steeplechase Association's leading-earners table has a traffic jam at the top, and the sport's top competitors have been nominated to the $250,000 Grand National (Gr. 1), the headline contest of the 93rd annual Far Hills Races on Saturday, Oct. 19.

October 14, 2013 | | Equine


Colonial Cup tickets, parking spaces on sale

Orders for tickets and parking spaces for the Marion duPont Scott Colonial Cup Steeplechase Races are now being accepted.

October 02, 2013 | | Equine


Demonstrative looks to regain old form in Lonesome Glory Stakes

Defending Colonial Cup champion and 2012 Eclipse Award runner-up Demonstrative leads a field of 10 entries headed to Belmont Park for Thursday's $150,000 Lonesome Glory Handicap (Gr. 1).

September 18, 2013 | | Equine


CCE grad Edge of Reality wins Smarty Jones Stakes

ere are some of the highlights from horses which were given their start at various barns in and around Camden and which have found success on the race courses both in this country and abroad.

September 18, 2013 | Tom Didato | Equine


Sheppard to receive F. Ambrose Clark Award

Jonathan Sheppard, a record-breaking horseman and a highly respected leader within the American Steeplechasing community, has been selected to receive the National Steeplechase Association's prestigious F. Ambrose Clark Award.

September 11, 2013 | | Equine


Italian Wedding dances home a winner in Turf Writers Cup

Owner-trainer Jonathan Sheppard's Italian Wedding swept to the lead entering Saratoga Race Course's homestretch under Camden's Bernie Dalton, jumped the final fence boldly, and held off a determined challenge from All Together to win the $150,000 New York Turf Writers Cup Handicap (Gr. 1) by a length on Thursday, Aug. 22.

August 30, 2013 | | Equine


Colonial Cup invites ready to be sent out

Invitations for the Marion duPont Scott Colonial Cup Steeplechase Races are expected to be sent to those patrons on the race's mailing list over the course of the next few days, according to officials with the event.

August 28, 2013 | | Equine


The ride of her life

Nothing beats hours of practice and preparation for an athlete as they prepare for a competition.

August 21, 2013 | Tom Didato | Equine


Barnstorming takes Walsh Stakes for Sheppard

Owner-trainer Jonathan Sheppard's Barnstorming surged to the lead on Saratoga Race Course's final turn, jumped the final fence with a big lead, and powered home for an easy 6 1/4-length victory in the $75,000 Michael G. Walsh Novice Stakes on Thursday, Aug. 15.

August 19, 2013 | | Equine


CCE grad Con Gee wins for Furlong; Pomology extends win streak to three

Here are some of the highlights from horses which were given their start at various barns in and around Camden and which have found success on the race courses both in this country and abroad.

August 14, 2013 | Tom Didato | Equine


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An Awesome ending for Pearl and Norris

Gil Johnston's Awesome Pearl, overlooked at 35-to-1 in the betting, surged through Saratoga Race Course's stretch and won a down-to-the-wire battle with Kingdom in last Thursday's $75,000 Jonathan Kiser Novice Stakes.

July 28, 2014 | | Equine


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