Holston Hall’s Hot Rize took the lead before the final fence of the $75,000 Virginia Gold Cup and fought off a determined challenge by Organisateur to win by three-quarters of a length before a capacity crowd at Great Meadow Race Course in The Plains, Va., on Saturday, May 3. Kinross Farm’s Old Timer finished third
Irv Naylor’s Lake Placid set all the pace and easily turned back the owner’s Changing Times to win the $20,000 Tryon Equestrian Partners Block House, the featured optional allowance hurdle at the Block House Races in Tryon, N.C., on Saturday, May 3. Under ideal weather conditions, Harry Haynes sent the free-spirited Lake Placid to the
Michael T. Wharton’s Grinding Speed returns to Great Meadow Race Course on Saturday, May 3, to defend his 2013 victory in the prestigious $75,000 Virginia Gold Cup. Standing in the way of a second straight win for trainer Alicia Murphy and jockey Mark Beecher is a strong field of opponents, including Gold Cup runner-up Straight
Irv Naylor, current leader of the National Steeplechase standings by a wide margin, will serve up a formidable triple team of the $20,000 Winterthur Bowl, the featured open timber race at the Winterthur Races near Wilmington, Del., on Sunday, May 4. First post time is 2 p.m. on the grounds of the Winterthur Museum and
Owner Irv Naylor currently leads the National Steeplechase Association leader board by a wide margin, and he will send out a formidable pairing of Lake Placid and Changing Times for the $20,000 Tryon Equestrian Partners Block House, the featured optional allowance hurdle at the 68th annual Block House Races in Tryon, N.C., on May 3.
In a thrilling battle to the finish line, Stewart Strawbridge’s Guts For Garters bested Imperial Way by a nose in the 118th renewal of the historic Maryland Hunt Cup on Saturday, April 26. Lightly regarded after an eighth-place finish in a Grand National amateur timber allowance race a week earlier, Guts For Garters conquered the