Traverse City, MI – July 23, 2015 – Erin Haas of North Face Farm entered Thursday afternoon’s Junior/Amateur-Owner Jumper class at the Great Lakes Equestrian Festival aboard her mount, Coachella, with the same attitude as the week prior – ready to win. Excitingly enough, she did just that.
Bromont, Quebec – June 21, 2015 – The Bromont International Driving, held June 19 to 21, 2015, concluded today at the Olympic Equestrian park, with the victory of American driver James Fairclough in the FEI2* Horse Four-In-Hand Division.
ARCADIA, Calif. (June 17, 2015)—Triple Crown Champion American Pharoah, who will return to his Santa Anita base Thursday morning, will make a public appearance between races at The Great Race Place on Gold Cup at Santa Anita Day, Saturday, June 27, it was announced today.
Calgary, AB, Canada – June 14, 2015 – For the second year in a row, USA’s McLain Ward and Rothchild emerged victorious in the $210,000 CP Grand Prix during the ‘Continental’ Tournament at Spruce Meadows. It all came down to the wire in the tournament’s final event on Sunday, as Ward and Rothchild went last in an 11-horse jump-off to win by nine one-hundredths of a second. Todd Minikus (USA) and Babalou 41 finished second, and Richard Spooner (USA) and Chivas Z placed third.
GEORGETOWN, KY – JUNE 8, 2015 – Old Friends, the Thoroughbred Retirement Facility in Georgetown, KY, is launching a quarterly Booster campaign that will offer a seasonal T-shirt with artwork by Daily Racing Funnies.
Lausanne (SUI), 4 June 2015
William Fox-Pitt (GBR), the multiple Olympic, World and European medallist, is back as world Eventing number one after victory in last month’s Mitsubishi Motors Badminton Horse Trials, fourth leg of the FEI Classics™.
ELMONT, N.Y. – All systems go.
That was the pronouncement by Hall of Fame trainer Bob Baffert after he watched Kentucky Derby and Preakness winner American Pharoah gallop on the main track Thursday morning in preparation for Saturday’s Grade 1, $1.5 million Belmont Stakes, the third leg of the elusive Triple Crown to be contested as part of the Belmont Stakes Racing Festival presented by DraftKings.
ELMONT, N.Y. – American Pharoah will attempt to become the 12th Triple Crown winner and first since Affirmed in 1978 when he contests the 147th running of the Grade 1, $1.5 million Belmont Stakes on Saturday at Belmont Park.
The third leg of the Triple Crown is the highlight of the Belmont Stakes Racing Festival presented by DraftKings.