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By The Real Rider Cup 2021 rider Ferrin Peterson From The Real Rider Cup website: Ferrin Peterson is a professional jockey competing on the Mid-Atlantic circuit, and a veterinarian. After completing her veterinary degree from UC Davis, she headed east to dedicate herself to her riding career. She enjoys following her race horses as they


Tryon Block House recap

Photographer Tod Marks shares highlights of the penultimate NSA spring meet from Western North Carolina. For full photo coverage, visit

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    Tryon Block House recap: “Giant” day for Fulmer, Boucher

    The penultimate race meet of the 2021 National Steeplechase Association spring calendar saw the jumpers return to Western North Carolina for the first time in three years. And in the featured $30,000 Block House Handicap, for horses rated at 125 or less, girl power was on full display. The Happy Giant, a five-year-old New York-bred...
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    Tryon Block House preview: Jump racing returns to Western North Carolina

    For the first time since April 2018, steeplechase racing returns to Green Creek Race Track in Columbus, N.C., on Saturday for the 73rd running of the Tryon Block House Races. First race post time is 12:30 p.m. The five-race card, with $80,000 in purses, consists of two maiden hurdles, a maiden claiming hurdle, a handicap...
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    Gold Cup and Winterthur recap: Schoodic and Galway Kid star in stakes; Garner wins four

    With a total of 13 events carded at the Virginia Gold Cup Races at Great Meadow and Winterthur Point to Point in Delaware, last weekend’s whirlwind series of racing had more storylines than a long-running television soap opera. In the $50,000 Virginia Gold Cup timber stakes, Dolly Fisher’s hard-knocking Schoodic returned to his winning ways...
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    Thirteen races on tap during weekend doubleheader

    For the second time this spring, the National Steeplechase Association will host two weekend meets, about 160 miles apart, in The Plains, Va. and Winterthur, Del. On Saturday at the Virginia Gold Cup Races, first run in 1922, there’s a nine-race program worth $230,000, headlined by the $50,000 Virginia Gold Cup timber stakes and $50,000...