Wayne, IL – June 9, 2013 – Threatening thunder storms missed Wayne making it a great day for a Grand Prix. Showplace Productions’ $30,000 WeatherTech Grand Prix was the first Grand Prix to be held in the newly remodeled Grand Prix ring at Lamplight Equestrian Center in front of a supporting Chicago crowd. Read more
Ashley Keeler and Simply Said Cruise to Victory in $1,000 Open Hunter Classic at Colorado Horse Park
Parker, CO – June 13, 2013 - Ashley Keeler and Simply Said were unbeatable in the hunter ring on the second day of the Colorado Horse Park’s Summer in the Rockies II, laying down consistently impressive rounds en route to wins in the $1,000 Open Hunter Classic and both Performance Working Hunter 3’6″ O/F classes. Meanwhile, Calido’s Son and Amanda Hauser were similarly hard to catch in the Performance Working Hunter 3’3″ division, where they collected three blue ribbons to wrap up the divisional championship.
SANTA ANITA CONGRATULATES RAMON DOMINGUEZ ON GREAT CAREER, MULTIPLE ECLIPSE AWARD WINNING JOCKEY ALSO WON 2012 WOOLF AWARD
ARCADIA, Calif. (June 13, 2013)—Ramon Dominguez, a three-time Eclipse Award-winning jockey who announced earlier today that has been forced to retire at age 36 due to the severity of head injuries sustained in a spill at Aqueduct on Jan. 18, will forever be regarded by fans, horsemen and management at Santa Anita as not only one of the greatest jockeys of all-time, but as one of the classiest as well.
SISTERS, Ore. – Chason Floyd’s family owns a ranch in the northwest corner of South Dakota, where he helps work 700 head of cattle whenever he’s not on the road competing. Given recent events, he’s unlikely to see that place or the backsides of those cattle in Ludlow any time soon.
John Pearce and Chianto Carve Out the Win in the $30,000 Kathy and Brad Coors Family Grand Prix at Colorado Horse Park
Parker, CO – June 11, 2013 - The Kathy and Brad Coors Family Grand Prix Arena was christened on the first week of the Colorado Horse Park’s Summer in the Rockies in a ceremony during the $30,000 Kathy and Brad Coors Family Grand Prix. A field of 12 horse and rider combinations accepted the challenge of Hector Loyola’s technical track, but it was Canadian John Pearce who expertly navigated the jump-off round, besting the rest with long-time partner Chianto, owned by Forest View Farm and Allison Moore.