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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


McCarthy hopes his Irish eyes are smiling in winner’s circle Saturday

Everyone wants to dance with the homecoming queen. But getting that chance is usually reserved for the guy who brought her to the ball.

November 22, 2013 | Tom Didato | Equine


Hunter/jumper clinic spots filling up

Spaces are filling up quickly for world champion hunter rider Liza Towell Boyd, her father, Jack Towell, and The Camden Hunt's hunter/jumper clinic to be held at the Towell family's Finally Farm in Camden on Nov. 29 and 30.

November 20, 2013 | By SALLY KAY Special to the C-I (Camden, S.C.) | Equine


Four Grade I winners headed to Cup

Should either of the four Grade I winners from this year win the $100,000 Colonial Cup Steeplechase, it would go a long way toward swaying the voters when it comes time to select the 2013 Eclipse Award winner for steeplechasing.

November 15, 2013 | Tom Didato | Equine


Hunter/jumper clinic benefits The Camden Hunt

The Camden Hunt will host a hunter/jumper clinic featuring world champion hunter rider Liza Towell Boyd and her father and noted trainer, Jack Towell.

November 13, 2013 | | Equine


Jamargo wins Charleston Cup

Leading owner Irv Naylor's Jamarjo drew clear to a 5 1/4-length victory in the $25,000 Charleston Cup, the featured optional allowance hurdle at the 20th Charleston Cup Races on Sunday, Nov. 10.

November 13, 2013 | | Equine


Countdown continues to Colonial cup

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 13, 2013 | | Equine


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


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


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


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


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Cup undercard spreads the wealth

On a day in which temperatures hovered in the 50s and, at times, featured swirling winds, the undercard at Saturday's 83rd running of the Carolina Cup races at the Springdale Race Course was equally varied.

March 30, 2015 | Tom Didato | Equine


Fiscally fit

If this gig as a trainer doesn't pan out, Jimmy Day may want to think about becoming an investment broker. But given success on the race course, don't look for a switch to happen anytime soon.

March 30, 2015 | Tom Didato | Equine


Making the rounds

A few hundred yards away, trucks carrying workers zig-zagged their way in and around the Springdale Race Course in final preparation for Saturday's 83rd running of the Carolina Cup. Tucked away in a barn located behind the National Steeplechase Museum, Brian Murphy stands atop the straw in a stall as he brushes down one of his horses with the only sound here being that of a few chirping birds on a relaxed Monday morning.

March 27, 2015 | | Equine


Upstart, Prospect Park eye final Derby prep races

Thanks to a second-place finish behind unbeaten Dortmund in Saturday's $400,000 San Felipe Stakes at Santa Anita, Prospect Park will next try for the $1 million Santa Anita Derby on April 4.

March 13, 2015 | | Equine


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