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26
Sep

Strong Field to Vie for USEF National Open Horse Trial Championship

Lexington, Kentuckyby Helen Murray.  A small but mighty field lines up this weekend in the USEF National Open Horse Trial Championship for the Jack Le Goff Trophy to vie for the first eventing National Title of the autumn. Run in conjunction with the Nutrena USEA American Eventing Championships presented by VTO Saddlery, national championship competition will run September 26-28, 2013, at the Texas Rose Horse Park in Tyler, Texas. Twelve elite combinations are set to kick off competition, which is run at the Advanced level, in the dressage phase on Thursday. Read more »

26
Sep

FEI World Cup™ Finals to Return to Las Vegas

RELEASE: September 25, 2013
AUTHOR/ADMINISTRATOR: Classic Communications

Longines FEI World Cup™ Jumping and Reem Acra FEI World Cup™ Dressage Finals Set for April 2015

Las Vegas, NV – The International Equestrian Federation (FEI), the United States Equestrian Federation (USEF) and Las Vegas Events, Inc. (LVE) join in announcing that the FEI World Cup™ Finals in both show jumping and dressage will return to Las Vegas in 2015. Las Vegas will host the Longines FEI World Cup™ Jumping Final and the Reem Acra FEI World Cup™ Dressage Final at the Thomas & Mack Center, April 15-19, 2015. Read more »

26
Sep

Aspiring to great heights at the Furusiyya FEI Nations Cup™ Final!

Riders representing 18 countries, who will be competing for the €2million prize money on offer at the first ever Furusiyya FEI Nations Cup™ Jumping Final, gathered in front of Barcelona’s iconic Sagrada Familia on the eve of the event.
Featured in the picture are (left to right): Pieter Devos (BEL), Taizo Sugitani (JPN), Oleg Krasyuk (UKR), Paolo Amilibia Puig (ESP), Beezie Madden (USA), Daniel Bluman (COL), Marlon Zanotelli (BRA), Angelica Augustsson (SWE), Penelope Leprevost (FRA), Julia Hargreaves (AUS), Maikel van der Vleuten (NED), Steve Guerdat (SUI), Tiffany Foster (CAN), Scott Brash (GBR), Kamal Bahamdan (KSR), Cameron Hanley (IRL), Stefan Eder (AUS). Read more »

26
Sep

BREEDERS’ CUP CHAMP BEHOLDER FACES OLDER FOR THE FIRST TIME, JOYFUL VICTORY & NAPRAVNIK SHIP WEST AS CONTENTIOUS FIELD OF EIGHT COLLIDE IN GRADE I ZENYATTA STAKES AT SANTA ANITA SATURDAY

OUTSTANDING FIELD CONTESTS MILE AND A SIXTEENTH BREEDERS’ CUP ‘WIN AND YOU’RE IN’       PREP FOR $2 MILLION DISTAFF AT SANTA ANITA NOV. 1

 

                ARCADIA, Calif. (Sept. 25, 2013)—Fresh off a facile 2 ¾ length romp in the Torrey Pines Stakes on Sept. 1, Spendthrift Farm’s Beholder, winner of last year’s Breeders’ Cup Juvenile Fillies and subsequent Eclipse Champion, will face a deep and contentious field of older fillies and mares for the first time in Saturday’s Grade I, $250,000 Zenyatta Stakes going 1 1/16 miles at Santa Anita.  The Zenyatta is one of five Breeders’ Cup “Win and You’re In” prep stakes on Saturday, with the $2 million Distaff on Nov. 1 slated as the ultimate destination. Read more »

24
Sep

UNBRIDLED’S NOTE BACK TO DEFEND TITLE IN FRIDAY’S GRADE III EDDIE D. STAKES AT SANTA ANITA, ASMUSSMEN TRAINEE HEADS FIELD OF 14 AT 6 ½ FURLONGS DOWN HILLSIDE TURF COURSE AS 24-DAY AUTUMN MEETS OPENS

ARCADIA, Calif. (Sept. 24, 2013)—Unbridled’s Note heads a strong field of 14 horses in the Grade III, $100,000 Eddie D. Stakes for 3-year-olds and up at about 6 ½ furlongs over Santa Anita’s downhill turf course as the The Great Race Place kicks off its 24-day Autumn Meet on Friday in anticipation of the  Breeders’ Cup World Championships on Nov. 1 & 2. Read more »