From Foxfield Races Press Release Foxfield Racing today announced the hiring of Kelsey Reinhard Cox as its new executive director. Cox assumes leadership of the organization as it builds off more than 40 years of tradition and history and continues to chart a new course following assuming management of the races last June. The property
From Fair Hill Foundation Press Release Elkton, Maryland – The Fair Hill Races will not be held in May 2021 to allow the new turf surface to fully mature, The Fair Hill Foundation announced today. While the new track is lush and green, turf experts say it needs more time before it is ready for
Columbus, NC – January 29, 2021 – The 73rd Tryon Block House Races, the historic steeplechase of Tryon Riding & Hunt Club, has been rescheduled from its original date on April 10 to June 5, 2021 at the Green Creek Race Track in Columbus, NC. With safety at the forefront of the decision making, race
The end of 2020 is almost here and around the world, all one hears are choruses of “good riddance.” Certainly our sport of steeplechasing was negatively impacted when one looks at the numbers. Racing opportunities severely curtailed. Purses cut by 70%. Our jockey colony diminished by injury, sickness and immigration limitations. No spectators at most race meets that did run.
Dear NSA Constituency: There has been considerable chatter in our community regarding an incident that occurred at the Steeplechase at Callaway on November 7, the Stewards decision, an appeal of that decision to the NSA’s Hearing Review and Appeals Committee and the Committee’s decision. Although the NSA Board has no jurisdiction over rules interpretation and
The Hall of Fame conditioner shipped six jumpers to Ireland for a winter campaign, aiming Eclipse-award champion Winston C to the biggest prize – the Cheltenham Festival. Elkton, MD. — Nearing age 80, Jonathan Sheppard has amassed just about every accolade possible in thoroughbred racing. In a career that began in the U.S. nearly 60