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Posts tagged ‘Nichols Canyon’

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 »

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 »