Janet Elliot was concerned about how Alajmal and jockey Ross Geraghty started Saturday's $50,000 Carolina Cup steeplechase.
If the Springdale Race Course were a Las Vegas casino, Dave Washer would be the person you would want rolling the dice for you in a game of craps.
Proving, once again, that he can train --- and win --- with anything which has four hooves, a mane and a halter, Hall of Fame conditioner Jonathan Sheppard picked up a rare score over timber on the undercard of Saturday's Carolina Cup.
Lose three. Gain one.
Born in Kentucky before moving to England for a short time, and later, moving to Kirkwood, Pa., before being sent to Camden, Alajmal might be considered a citizen of the world.
Saturday marks the 81th running of the Carolina Cup at the Springdale Race Course in Camden.
For at least this one cold and soggy Saturday, Aiken's Ford Conger Field could have been dubbed Springdale Race Course south.
C-I (Camden, S.C.) sports editor
Carolina Cup steeplechase race patrons wishing to purchase $30 discount tickets have until Saturday, March 16 to purchase them.
For the second straight year, the Carolina Cup Racing Association is offering its ticket and a T-shirt promotion for the Carolina Cup steeplechase races.
Horses prepared at Kip Elser's Kirkwood Stables in Camden have been wearing out a path to the winners' circle in the month of February.
Camden-based Fenwick Equestrian, owned and operated by Wilhelmina McEwan and her brother, Fred McEwan, will once again be the corporate and presenting sponsor for the second annual Camden Winter Classic horse show.
COLUMBIA --- McKay, Cauthen, Settana, & Stubley, P.A. and its' marketing affiliate, McKay Public Affairs, LLC, recently announced their plan to sponsor a hospitality tent with the City of Camden, Kershaw County Tourism and the Kershaw County Committee of 100 at the 81st running of the Carolina Cup.
Friday is the final day for last year's reserved space holders to guarantee securing their former space(s) for this year's Carolina Cup steeplechase races.
Horses, horses and more horses.
The deadline to purchase $20 discount general admission tickets for the 45th annual Marion duPont Scott International Colonial Cup Steeplechase Races is Saturday, Nov. 1.
With the 45th annual Marion duPont Scott International Colonial Cup Steeplechase Races a little more than a month away, patrons who had reserved parking spaces for last year's Camden fall classic have until Friday, Oct. 10 to assure they retain those spaces. All unsold spaces will be placed for sale to the general public.
A sure sign that fall and cooler weather is around the corner occurred last Friday with the mailing out of invitations to those on the mailing list for the 45th annual Marion duPont Scott International Colonial Cup Steeplechase Races.
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