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May

INTERNATIONAL MATCH TO KICK OFF POLO SEASON AT THE TRACTOR SUPPLY CO. ARENA

Photo by Patricia Branan-Wendell

USA. vs. South Africa Twilight Arena Polo Fundraiser Set for Friday, June 3rd at Harlinsdale

FRANKLIN, Tenn. – It’s polo season in Middle Tennessee, and that means the ponies are headed back to the Park at Harlinsdale Farm. Franklin Polo Academy will kick off their inaugural year with a twilight arena polo event on Friday, June 3, featuring top professional and amateur players in an international match. Read more »

10
May

TWO FORMER CHAMPIONS, TWO IRISH RACING ROYALTY TO COMPETE IN NASHVILLE’S IROQUOIS

Photo:  David Millins and Nicholas Canyon in the StanJames.com Morgiana Hurdle at Punchestown.  RTS Sports/Racing

75th Anniversary Event Raises Stakes with International Brown Advisory Cheltenham Challenge

NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Two Euro racing legends are leading the UK contingency currently en route to Nashville with contenders in pursuit of the first leg of the million-dollar Brown Advisory Iroquois Cheltenham Challenge. A horse who places first in both the Iroquois in Nashville this Saturday, May 14 and the Ryanair World Hurdle at Cheltenham Racecourse in England next March would win approximately $1 million, including the $500,000 Challenge bonus. Read more »

9
May

NYQUIST WINS 142nd KENTUCKY DERBY PRESENTED BY YUM! BRANDS (GI) BEFORE CROWD OF 167,227

Photo by:  Jamie Newell

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (Saturday, May 7, 2016) – Reddam Racing’s Nyquist took the lead from Gun Runner in the upper stretch, opened a daylight margin and had more than enough to hold off Exaggerator by 1 1/4 lengths to win the 142nd running of the $2,391,600 Kentucky Derby Presented by Yum! Brands (GI) on a sun-splashed afternoon before a crowd of 167,227, the second-largest in Derby history. Read more »