Wycoff, Brion, Foley double; Gilligan earns first NSA win – Saturday’s five-race card in Aiken, S.C., was a showcase for several National Steeplechase Association newcomers, including jockey Jack Gilligan.Read More
Heroics by Andi’amu, Down Royal make it a Gold Cup Day to remember. If there’s one word that captures Saturday’s International Gold Cup at Great Meadow Race Course in Virginia it’s electrifying.Read More
The jumpers return to Virginia on Saturday for the third time this fall with the eight race International Gold Cup at Great Meadow Race Course in The Plains. First race post time is early, 12 noon, with betting opportunities available at parimutuel machines onsite and online via Twin Spires.Read More
It was a great day for the Irish at Far Hills as TJ McDonald’s Hewick, a seven-year-old trained by John Joseph “Shark” Hanlon and ridden by Jordan Gainford, crossed the ocean to obliterate the field in the Grade 1 $250,000 Grand National at Far Hills. The margin of victory was 11 1/4 lengths, and the win kicked off a celebration loud enough to be heard back home.Read More
With all eyes focused on the Grand National, it’s easy to look past the rest of the seven-race card for Saturday’s 101st Far Hills Race meeting at Moorland Farm in New Jersey.
While the outcome of the $250,000 Grand National has often helped crown Eclipse Award winners – including The Mean Queen last year – the other stakes typically have an impact on divisional honors.
Seven races, including six stakes, and $625,000 in purses are up for grabs on Saturday’s card, which will be broadcast nationally by Fox Sports. First race post time is 12:50, and wagering will be available.Read More
A venerable champion and a burgeoning star over wooden fences took Saturday’s feature races in Middleburg, Va., and Geneseo, N.Y., while jockey Jamie Bargary and trainer Mark Beecher made three trips to the winner’s circle.Read More