Horses

November 12, 2018

LEXINGTON, Ky. — Brooke USA, along with the World War I Centennial Commission, have completed of their Horse Heroes website, in commemoration of the World War I Armistice Centennial. Horse Heroes is an extensive and meticulously researched web-based presentation documenting all aspects of the ...

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SARATOGA SPRINGS, N.Y. — Hot City Girl, Comme Chez Soi and Love and Pride have joined the roster of mares featured in the National Museum of Racing and Hall of Fame’s Foal Patrol Season 2, which will debut online in December at www.foalpatrol.com. Hot City Girl, bred in New York by Eklekitkos ...

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EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. — Racing fans will be able to come out and visit with the richest Standardbred of all time, the great Foiled Again, on Saturday, Nov. 24. The veteran superstar will be posing for selfies in the Backyard during live racing and there will also be a special commemorative ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J. — The Rutgers Equine Science Center presented the latest progress in equine research at its “Evening of Science & Celebration” on Nov. 8. Dr. Burt Staniar from Pennsylvania State University was the keynote speaker and talked about how the type of feed given to horses ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J. — The Rutgers Equine Science Center presented the annual Gold Medal Horse Farm honors to John Crater and Mortonhouse Farm in Long Valley, N.J. at its 2018 “Evening of Science & Celebration” on Nov. 8 The award, part of the New Jersey Equine Environmental Stewardship ...

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LEXINGTON, Ky. — It’s hard to miss New Jersey’s Alice Tarjan and Candescent when they enter the ring, and the elegant black Hanoverian mare’s extravagant movement and mistake-free performance caught the attention of not only spectators but also the judges on the first day of the 2018 US Dressage ...

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OZONE PARK, N.Y. — Jockey Luis Saez reached a milestone on Nov. 9 at Aqueduct Racetrack, notching his 2,000th win in North America when he rode Y'allcomenow to victory in Race 4, a maiden race at one mile on the inner turf. The 26-year-old native of Panama City, Panama earned his first career ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J. — Kennis “Buttons” Fairfax, a renowned horseshow judge and clinician from Westfield, N.J. was presented with the 2019 “Spirit of the Horse Award” at the Rutgers Equine Science Center’s  “Evening of Science & Celebration” on Nov. 8.  Former Governor and current New Jersey ...

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LEXINGTON, Ky. — US Equestrian is accepting applications for the 2019 U.S. Saddle Seat Young Riders Team. During years that the Saddle Seat World Cup competition is not held, members of the Young Rider Team will be eligible to represent the United States in other international competitions, whether ...

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LEXINGTON, Ky. — M. Michael Meller and Gallagher/Meller Sport Horses presented this year's M. Michael Meller Style of Riding Award to Molly Ashe Cawley at the National Horse Show, held, Oct. 27-Nov. 4 in Lexington, Ky. The M. Michael Meller Style of Riding Award is presented to the rider who ...

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LEXINGTON, Ky. —  Champion and five-time Grade 1 winner Lady Eli, in foal to leading sire War Front, sold for $4.2 million at Keeneland’s 2018 November Breeding Stock Sale on Nov. 6. John Sikura’s Hill ‘n’ Dale both consigned and purchased Lady Eli, a 6-year-old daughter of Divine Park regarded ...

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HARRISBURG, Pa. — Leslie Schillat of Malvern, Pa. made her debut in the North American League (NAL) National Finals a winning one. After a year of earning points to qualify, riders headed to the 2018 finals at the Pennsylvania National Horse Show, held Oct. 11-20, 2018, in Harrisburg, Pa. The ...

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OCEANPORT, N.J. — Trainer J. Willard Thompson, a Monmouth Park mainstay for more than 50 years, passed away Saturday night after a lengthy illness. He was 83. Born in Atlanta, Ga. in 1935 Thompson got his start in racing as a steeplechase rider before switching to training in the early 1960s. He ...

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LOUISVILLE, Ky. — Two members from New Jersey won first place in their competitions at the Eastern National 4-H Horse Roundup. In the Horse Bowl competition, Anthony Leone of Somerset County was the high point individual while the New Jersey team finished as reserve champions. In Horse Bowl, ...

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LEXINGTON, Ky. — After narrowly missing out on the championship title at the Pennsylvania National Horse Show in October, 17-year-old Emma Walters of Lancaster, N.Y. and the Buffalo Therapeutic Riding Center (BTRC)’s Crisp redeemed themselves and concluded hunter competition at the 2018 National ...

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LEXINGTON, Va. — On the final day of the Virginia Horse Trials, on Noc. 4, Isabel Finemore, of Clinton Corners, N.Y., and Rutherglen turned in a clear round in show jumping  to earn the title in the USEF CCI1*-JR/YR Eventing National Championship. Finemore was the highest-placed U.S. athlete ...

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EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. — It was a case of too close to call in the Kindergarten Classic for filly pacers on a card that featured four Kindergarten finals for 2-year-olds at the Meadowlands on Nov. 3. Odds On St Lucie and Michelon’s Filly finished in a dead heat in the $148,700 event in a mile ...

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Irad Ortiz, Jr. Wins Shoemaker Award LOUISVILLE, Ky. — Jockey Joel Rosario guided Accelerate to victory in the $6 million Classic to lead the way as New York-based stars factored in five of the day's nine events on Breeders' Cup Saturday from Churchill Downs in Louisville, Ky. Collected, who ...

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WASHINGTON, D.C. — The American Horse Council is seeking help from equestrians to help move two bipartisan bills through Congress which would improve access to land for riding, as well as other recreation. The first, the Restore Our Parks Act (S. 3172) would supports the National Park Service ...

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LOUISVILLE, Ky. — New York-based connections celebrated in four of Future Stars Friday's five races led by jockey Joel Rosario who scored wins in the Tito's Handmade Vodka Juvenile Fillies and featured Sentient Jet Juvenile on opening day of the Breeders' Cup from Churchill Downs in Louisville, ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J. — The Rutgers Equine Science Center will host its 2018 “Evening of Science & Celebration” on Thursday, November 8 from 6:00 – 9:00 pm at the Cook Student Center in New Brunswick, N.J. The event is being sponsored by Mid-Atlantic Equine Medical Center. The Evening of ...

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LEXINGTON, Ky. — A growing list of prominent owners and trainers are stepping up to support racehorse aftercare by participating in the New Vocations Breeders’ Cup Pledge. Now in its ninth year, the Pledge has raised over $480,000, with 100 percent of funds raised supporting the program’s ...

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WILKES-BARRE, Pa. — The annual Grey Ghost and Poltergeist Pace at The Downs at Mohegan Sun Pocono on Oct. 30 attracted two gray horses, a white horse, and two roans for its 2018 edition. Getting his picture taken after the race was the sophomore roan colt Marc Mellow Man, who shaved more than six ...

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OZONE PARK, N.Y. — The New York Racing Association, Inc. (NYRA) announced today that it will partner with the American Red Cross to host a blood drive on Wednesday, Nov. 7 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Aqueduct Racetrack.  "NYRA is proud to once again support the American Red Cross by hosting this ...

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WASHINGTON, D.C. — Gwen Wills of the Pennsylvania Equine Council will conduct webinar for The Equestrian Land Conservation Resource on Nov. 13. The webinar is part of a 'How They Did It' Trails Series Presentation. Nov. 13 will be Part 1: Action for Equestrian Trails in Pennsylvania and ...

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WASHINGTON, D.C. — M. Michael Meller of Gallagher/Meller Sport Horses presented the second annual "Doc Spirit" Award during the Washington International Horse Show in Washington, D.C. to Eddie Blue, a 9-year-old Dutch Warmblood gelding owned by LL Show Jumpers LLC and shown by World Equestrian ...

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OCEANPORT, N.J & ELMONT, N.Y. — Several Breeders’ Cup contenders finished final preparations in New York and New Jersey before heading south. The Breeders’ Cup World Championships will be held Nov. 2-3 at Churchill Downs in Kentucky. Breeders' Cup Juvenile contender Mind Control, with ...

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TEWKSBURY, N.J. — Equestrian Heritage will be the subject of Barry Thomson's free talk at the Tewksbury Historical Society's Covered Dish Supper Meeting Sunday, Nov. 11 at 6:15 p.m. The meeting will be held at Fairmont Presbyterian Church Community House, 247 Old Turnpike Rd. in the Fairmont ...

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DEVON, Pa. — Robbie Kankus, Chair of Dressage at Devon (DAD)(www.dressageatdevon.org) announced that a portion of the gate from Sunday – Family Day at Dressage at Devon, will be donated to the All 4 Paws Rescue, (www.all4pawsrescue.com), a foster-based, all-breed, no-kill animal rescue based in ...

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STONE  TAVERN, N.J. — The Horse Park of New Jersey at Stone Tavern, Inc. officially dedicated the Gwen Stableford Winners Circle on Oct. 28. The Winners Circle is located in the paddock area of the park, between the east and west show rings. Work on the area was completed earlier this year and ...

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