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Chad Beckon Recovery Fund raises $40,000

Toronto, ON – The Chad Beckon Recovery Fund Golf Tournament, Dinner and Silent Auction, held on July 30, raised $40,000 in support of the injured rider. Owners, trainers, jockeys and friends gathered at thoroughbred owner Gus Schickedanz’s Ballantrae Golf and Country…

Live 40 Goal Polo!

Dallas, TX – The two greatest polo teams in the world will meet this Saturday on the fields of Deauville, France, in the Argentine Polo Open Redux: The Revenge Match, a rematch of the 2008 Argentine Polo Open Championship final in…

Breeders’ Stakes draws 13

Toronto, ON – Queen’s Plate winner Eye of the Leopard and Prince of Wales’ victor Gallant head a field of 13 for Sunday’s $500,000 Breeders’ Stakes, third leg in Canada’s Triple Crown of Thoroughbred Racing, at Woodbine. The 119th running of…

Fall Classic Breeders’ Sale

The 15th annual Canadian Warmblood Horse Breeders Association (CWHBA) Fall Classic Breeders’ Sale has been in operation for 15 consecutive years, making it the longest running Warmblood sale on the continent. Scheduled for October 10-11, 2009, in Olds, Alberta, the…

For Comment: Thoroughbred Rules on Urging of Horse

The Board of the Ontario Racing Commission (ORC) is circulating rules received from the industry consultation group, formed to review the acceptable urging of a horse in Ontario Thoroughbred horseracing. Industry participants and associations are encouraged to provide any new…

Opening Day Attendance and Handle Up at Saratoga

Saratoga Springs, – On-track and all-sources handle soared over 2008 totals as Saratoga Race Course opened its 141st season of thoroughbred racing in warm, muggy conditions with intermittent showers after the sixth race. Attendance of 25,444 was up 40.4 percent over…

B.C./ON Eventing Team Wins Silver at NAJYRC

Ottawa, Ontario— The British Columbia Ontario Combined Junior One Star Championship Team won the silver medal at the 2009 Adequan FEI North American Junior/Young Riders’ Championships (NAJYRC).  Presented by Gotham North, the Championships were held July 21-26 at the Kentucky…

WEF 2010

Wellington, FL – Equestrian Sport Productions, the manager of the Winter Equestrian Festival has released the finalized dates for the competitions commencing on January 13th and running through the 4th of April, 2010.  As in the past two years, the Festival…

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