Maybe, there's more to having horse sense than people give it credit for. How else would be explain how on the final day of his riding career, riding on a horse which was running last at the 17th and final fence in Saturday's $100,000 Colonial Cup steeplechase that Matt McCarron would win the Camden fall classic? The only explanation is that Demonstrative had to know something was up and needed to do something about it ...
Nobody blinked. Last Tuesday, 12 horses were nominated into the 43rd running of the $100,000 Marion duPont Scott Colonial Cup. Eight days later, every one of the dozen is headed into Saturday's 2 ¾-mile steeplechase at the Springdale Race Course in Camden. The feature chase will be the fourth of six races in the final National Steeplechase Association meet of the season. The first race will meet the starter's flag at 12:30 p.m. All five ...
Saturday's 43rd running of the Marion duPont Scott Colonial Cup is more than just about the racing on the Springdale Race Course.
Experience the thrill of the greatest timber race in the world as the National Steeplechase Museum presents a photo exhibition of the past 20 winners of the Maryland Hunt Cup on Friday evening at a Colonial Cup eve reception and book signing at the National Steeplechase Museum.
Over Creek Stables' Arrakis surged to the lead before the final fence and drew away to a 5 3/4-length victory under Roddy Mackenzie in the $25,000 Charleston Cup, feature race of the 19th annual Charleston Cup Steeplechase in South Carolina on Sunday.
I (Camden, S.C.) sports editor If it was only as easy as a baseball manager looking down his bench and calling on a pinch-hitter to take a shot at getting a hit in a key situation. Sure, there were options available to trainer Richard Valentine for a jockey to hop aboard Demonstrative for the $150,000 Lonesome Glory Hurdle Stakes at Belmont Park on Sept. 27. But, Valentine surmised, it was not worth the trouble and/or ...
LEXINGTON, Ky. -- Plum Pretty, winner of the 2011 $1 millionKentucky Oaks (G1), sold for $4.2 million to Mandy Pope's Whisper Hill Farm to top last Tuesday's opening session of the Keeneland November Breeding Stock Sale.
Tickets and reserved parking spaces of all varieties remain available for the Marion duPont Scott Colonial Cup Steeplechase Races in Camden.
LEXINGTON, Ky. -- The Grand Champion Professional Hunter title at the Alltech National Horse Show, 129th edition, is one of the country's most coveted awards, and this year it went to Camden's Liza Boyd aboard Casallo.
Experience the thrill of the greatest timber race in the world as the National Steeplechase Museum presents a photo exhibition of the past twenty winners of the Maryland Hunt Cup.
When his regular rider went down with an injury in the race before the $150,000 Lonesome Glory Hurdle Stakes at Belmont Park in September, trainer Richard Valentine was left to having to scratch Demonstrative minutes before the Grade I feature.
Former Camden Training Center residents Noble Tune and Mr. Commons took their turns on the turf in Saturday's second day of the Breeders' Cup World Championships at Santa Anita Park.
Noble Tune, a 2-year-old colt by Unbridled's Song, will run in Saturday's $1 million Juvenile Turf race at the 2012 Breeders' Cup at Santa Anita Park. The race is scheduled to go off at 2:50 p.m.
Friday is the final day to purchase discount general admission tickets for the Marion duPont Scott Colonial Cup Steeplechase Races in Camden.
FAR HILLS, N.J. -- Mary Ann Houghland's Pierrot Lunaire charged through the stretch and overtook pacesetter Divine Fortune to win the $250,000 Grand National (Gr. 1) by three-quarters of a length at the 92nd Far Hills Races on Saturday.
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.
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