Horses

August 13, 2018

SARATOGA SPRINGS, N.Y. — Call Paul, a 2-year-old son of Friesan Fire from the Forestry mare Avanti Force, survived a bumping incident in the home stretch and went on to a 1-3/4 length win in Saratoga's $200,000, Grade 2 Saratoga Special on Aug. 12. The colt, who was bred in Pennsylvania by ...

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STONE TAVERN, N.J. — The National Standardbred Horse Show was held Aug. 10 to 12 at the Horse Park of New Jersey. Trotters and pacers proved they could do more than ust pull sulkies as they participated in western and English pleasure, gaited, roadsters, hunter, jumpers and games classes. The ...

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BROMONT, Quebec, Canada — Young American rider Lucy Deslauriers won three classes at the 2018 International Bromont. Deslauriers, 19, of Brewster, N.Y. and her mount Hester won the Quebec Original Grand Prix at the Bromont Olympic Equestrian Park during International Bromont I on July 30. The ...

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GLADSTONE, N.J. — Competition at Monmouth at the Team begins Monday, Aug. 13 with pony classes, equitation competition and breeding classes. The show is being held at Hamilton Farm, headquarters of the U.S. Equestrian Team Foundation, and runs through Aug. 20. Action gets underway 7 a.m. each ...

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ARLINGTON HEIGHTS,  Ill. — Chad Brown became only the third trainer of Thoroughbred horses to send out the winner of the Grade 1 Arlington Million, Arlington Park's signature race three times, when Carlos E. Lavin's Chilean-bred Robert Bruce won the 36th running of North America's first million ...

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BRIDGEHAMPTON, N.Y. —  In honor of her many years of dedication and hard work, the Hampton Classic Horse Show is naming its famed Boutique Garden after longtime Board member and former chairman Agneta Currey. Agneta is retiring from the Classic’s Board of Directors after more than 35 years of ...

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DEVON, Pa. — Ever wonder what the judges are really thinking? How they came up with the scores? Dressage with the Experts gives you the inside track. An over-ear style personal receiver allows spectators to follow all the commentary of some of the foremost experts in the world of dressage. For ...

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SARATOGA SPRINGS, N.Y. - The New York Racing Association, Inc. (NYRA) honored police officers, firefighters, EMTs and paramedics during First Responders Appreciation Day at Saratoga Race Course on Aug. 1. First Responders Appreciation Day was presented by Brookview Village.    The day featured ...

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EAST DORSET, Vt. — Jonathan Corrigan of Southampton, N.Y., claimed both first and second place in the $30,000 Manchester & the Mountains Grand Prix, presented by Purina Horse Feed, on Aug. 4, at the 25th annual Vermont Summer Festival, which continues through August 12 at Harold Beebe Farm in ...

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OCEANPORT, N.J. — Racing over the jumps returned to the Jersey Shore Thursday when Monmouth Park carded three races sanctioned by the National Steeplechase Association — two for maidens and one for handicap horses. The husband and wife team of trainer Kate and jockey Bernie Dalton scored a training ...

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ADDISON, N.Y. — The New York State Dept of Agriculture and Markets confirmed the state’s first 2018 West Nile Virus case, according to the Equine Disease Communications Center. http://equinediseasecc.org/alerts/outbreaks The horse, from Addison, Steuben County N.Y., a 15-year old gelding, ...

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MILL SPRING, N.C. — Pony Club members returned to Tryon International Equestrian Center for the USPC Charles Owen 2018 Championships East, presented by Flair, LLC and Airowear July 25 to 29, 2018. There was great competition in dressage, eventing, quiz, show jumping and tetrathlon but the ...

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CREAM RIDGE, N.J. — The Standardbred Retirement Foundation working to save more than three dozen Standardbreds due to ship to the slaughterhouse.  As of Aug. 8, 13 had been diverted but 25 were still at risk. Some were tagged for the trip on Aug. 8, a few have until Friday, Aug. 10. Those ...

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Equine laminitis is a devastating condition impacting the equine population for decades, but despite research and development, progress has not advanced in reaching a solution. Most recent research however has indicated that there might be a connection between the bacterial species present in the ...

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EAST DORSET, Vt. — Riders from New York and New Jersey headed north for the 25th annual Vermont Summer Festival. Competition at the Vermont Summer Festival runs for six consecutive weeks through Aug. 12 at Harold Beebe Farm in East Dorset, Vt. Simons Back in the Tack After 17-Year ...

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NEW YORK, N.Y. — The International Equestrian Group (IEG), managing entity of the Rolex Central Park Horse Show (RCPHS), has announced the postponement of the 2018 edition of the show due to competition conflicts slated during the event's time frame. IEG has also confirmed the 2019 Rolex Central ...

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ELKTON, Md. — Two prominent organizations within the steeplechase community, the National Steeplechase Foundation and the Temple Gwathmey Fund, are merging to form the Temple Gwathmey Steeplechase Foundation. The new Temple Gwathmey Steeplechase Foundation, a 501 (c) (3) nonprofit, will continue ...

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LEXINGTON, Ky. — The ninth Riders4Helmets International Helmet Awareness Day, will be held Aug. 18 and 19. Riders4Helmets International Helmet Awareness Day is a campaign event designed to educate people about the importance of wearing a helmet, following dressage Olympian Courtney King-Dye’s ...

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NORTH SALEM, N.Y. — For the 11th time in the history of the event, Zone 2 show jumpers claimed Young Rider team gold in team competition at the Adequan®/FEI North American Youth Championships. The international affair took place at Old Salem Farm in North Salem, N.Y., Aug. 1 to 5. On Aug. 3, ...

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EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. – Hambletonian Day on Aug. 4 served as the grand finale of the Meadowlands racing meet. Trainer Rick Zeron, an admitted crier, had reason to well up after the 93rd Hambletonian. Not only had the veteran horseman won the trotting classic in his first try. His son Scott was ...

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KERHONKSON, N.Y. — Summer is in full swing at the iconic Pine Ridge Dude Ranch, the place generations of families have visited annually to see their favorite horses and breathe the clean, mountain air.  Pine Ridge, which had its soft opening on April 2 and grand reopening on Memorial Day ...

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DEVON, Pa. — With pony fever sweeping the nation, Dressage at Devon has now announced the addition of an all-new sport horse breeding division devoted to showcasing the talents of ponies. In addition, Devon has also joined the National Dressage Pony Cup’s (NDPC) international network of Partner ...

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SARATOGA SPRINGS, N.Y. — Lauren Evans and Ralph M. Evans' New York-bred Diversify proved to be uncatchable as the afternoon rain subsided easily registering a 3 ½-length victory over Mind Your Biscuits in the 91st running of the Grade 1, $1.2 million Whitney over a sloppy and sealed track on Aug. 4 ...

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EAST RUTHERFORD, NJ — Atlanta bounced back from a second place finish in her elimination to win one of harness racing’s most coveted prizes on Aug. 4 at the Meadowlands Racetrack. Earlier in the day in the first elimination, Atlanta and driver Scott Zeron shot to the front and stayed there until ...

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SARATOGA SPRINGS, N.Y. — Kenny Rice, an Eclipse Award-winning broadcaster who has worked for NBC Sports covering thoroughbred racing since 1999, served as the master of ceremonies for the National Museum of Racing and Hall of Fame induction ceremony on Aug. 3.  The 2018 Hall of Fame class is ...

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Longhorned Tick May Pose a Threat to Livestock, Including Horses The Asian Longhorned Tick, Haemaphysalis longicornis has now been found in five New Jersey counties (Hunterdon, Union, Middlesex, Mercer, and Bergen) as well as Westchester County, N.Y. The tick is known to be found on people ...

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LEXINGTON, Ky. — New Vocations Racehorse Adoption Program’s Retrained and Remarkable Challenge has pass the half-way mark.   Since the program was launched on March 1, 50 horses have been adopted out of a goal of 100. The Challenge was created to bring about a fundamental change in how former ...

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ORLANDO, Fla. — Whether it's talking to other rescuers or seeing presentations of innovative ideas and practices that really work, attendees will be inspired to think outside the box at the 2018 Homes for Horses Coalition Conference, Sept. 21 to 23 in Orlando, Fla. This is the only national ...

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EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. — A lone filly is set to challenge 17 3-year-old trotting colts in the 93rd Hambletonian Stakes to be contested at the Meadowlands Racetrack on Saturday, Aug. 4. There will be two elimination heats to trim the field to 10 for the $1 million final later that ...

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SARATOGA SPRINGS, N.Y. — British born and New Zealand-raced jockey Michael Mitchell has found a place to feast — the steeplechase course at Saratoga on the afternoon of Aug. 1. For the second racing day in a row, he piloted a winner over the course when Carrington Holdings' Boss Man lost the ...

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