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Posts tagged ‘Cheltenham Festival’

9
May

NICHOLS CANYON TO MISS CALVIN HOUGHLAND IROQUOIS (GR. 1)

Photo by Patricia Branan-Wendell

A top-drawer field was taking shape Monday for the $200,000 Calvin Houghland Iroquois (Gr. 1), but missing from Saturday’s race will be Nichols Canyon, the Sun Bets Stayers’ Hurdle winner who sustained an injury while shipping to the United States. Read more »

25
Apr

AMERICAN STEEPLECHASING SHINES IN $500K CHALLENGE AT NASHVILLE’S IROQUOIS

Late Scratch at Cheltenham for Eclipse Award-Winning Rawnaq Opens the Field for May 13 TVV Capital Iroquois Cheltenham Challenge

NASHVILLE, Tenn. and CHELTENHAM, England – It couldn’t have been scripted any better: The American horse Rawnaq that won last year’s Iroquois Steeplechase by a neck, beating leading Irish horses Shaneshill and Nichols Canyon, went on to win the Eclipse Award. This spring, he was set to compete for the $500,000 bonus at the Cheltenham Festival in March. Read more »