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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


Fisher stays red-hot with a score in Phipps Stakes

Arcadia Stable's Take Her Tothe Top won her maiden steeplechase victory in spectacular fashion when the well-bred five-year-old mare pulled away to a 3 1/4-length victory in Saratoga Race Course's $75,000 Mrs. Ogden Phipps Stakes for fillies and mares last Thursday.

August 12, 2013 | | Equine


Fisher jumpers shine through on a rainy day in Saratoga

Jack Fisher, American steeplechasing's reigning champion trainer, captured both ends of Saratoga Race Course's jump doubleheader last Thursday, Aug. 1, taking a $65,000 optional allowance claimer with veteran All Together and then winning the $100,000 A. P. Smithwick Memorial (Gr. 1) with Gil Johnston's rising star, Mr. Hot Stuff.

August 05, 2013 | | Equine


Demonstrative, Divine Fortune take their rivalry to Saratoga

Jacqueline Ohrstrom's Demonstrative and Bill Pape's Divine Fortune, who finished a neck apart in their most recent meeting, will clash again in Saratoga Race Course's $100,000 A. P. Smithwick Memorial (Gr. 1) on Thursday.

July 31, 2013 | | Equine


Closing Range on the mark in winning Del Mar stakes

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.

July 29, 2013 | Tom Didato | Equine


Sheppard off to strong start at Saratoga

Racing Hall of Fame trainer and part-time Camdenite Jonathan Sheppard invariably does well at Saratoga Race Course, and he kicked off the track's first steeplechase last Thursday with a 1-2 finish by Bill Pape's Martini Brother and the trainer's Barnstorming in the $75,000 Jonathan Kiser Novice Stakes.

July 29, 2013 | | Equine


Chasers head to Saratoga

The start of the Saratoga Race Course racing season opens Friday, and steeplechase racing again will be featured on every Thursday of the 40-day meet in upstate New York.

July 17, 2013 | | Equine


Graduates from Camden barns off to strong summer starts

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.

July 15, 2013 | Tom Didato | Equine


Dr. Skip does not miss a beat in Parx win

Clorevia Farm's Dr. Skip confirmed the promise of his maiden steeplechase victory when he made a big move on Parx's final turn, jumped the last fence with a six-length lead, and drew clear to a seven-length win in the Philadelphia area track's $30,000 featured optional allowance claimer last Tuesday.

July 03, 2013 | | Equine


NSA plays key role in 150th Saratoga meet

Saratoga Race Course is celebrating its 150th anniversary of racing this year, and steeplechasing has been a part of the Saratoga Experience from the very beginning.

June 24, 2013 | | Equine


Sandbar gives Fenwick Farm a winner at Churchill

Sandbar, a 2-year-old War Pass filly developed at Fred and Wilhelmina McEwan's Fenwick Farm in Camden, broke her maiden at first asking with a win in a $45,000 maiden race at Churchill Downs on June 8.

June 17, 2013 | Tom Didato | Equine


Longshot Inti upsets in Ferguson; Lillehammer breezes to win for Daltons

Meritage Racing's Inti collected the biggest victory of his racing career on Saturday, when he surged past Complete Zen in Colonial Downs' stretch and drew clear to a 3 1/4-length victory in the $50,000 David L. "Zeke" Ferguson Memorial (Gr. 3), the feature race of the Virginia track's opening-day program.

June 10, 2013 | | Equine


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Carolina Cup purse increased to $75,000

In a move designed to get all three spring novice series hurdle steeplechase races on the same page, on Tuesday, the Carolina Cup Racing Association approved the proposal in which the Carolina Cup feature races will be run for a $75,000 purse beginning this year.

January 23, 2015 | Tom Didato | Equine


Demonstrative runs away with Eclipse Award

As solid as Demonstrative was over the race course in 2014, the winner of the National Steeplechase Association's Lonesome Glory Award was even more dominant in the voting booth.

January 21, 2015 | | Equine


Time to start thinking about the Cup

Even though the calendar just turned to January and cold weather is on the way, it is not too early to be thinking about the warmer days of spring.

January 07, 2015 | | Equine


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