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Breeders’ Cup Betting Challenge Returns for 2010

Lexington, KY – The Breeders’ Cup and Churchill Downs today announced the second annual Breeders’ Cup Betting Challenge, a two-day handicapping tournament to be conducted during this year’s Championships on November 5-6.  The Breeders’ Cup Betting Challenge will feature a potential

Can the French Make it a Fabulous Four?

As the 2010 Meydan FEI Nations Cup™ series reaches the half-way stage at Rotterdam in The Netherlands this Friday, the big question on everyone’s lips is “can the runaway French be stopped in their tracks?”.  The defending series champions have

Marco Kutscher disqualified and fined for 2008 Olympic incident

A panel of the Fédération Equestre Internationale (FEI) Tribunal has taken its decision in the Equine Anti-Doping and Medication Control Rule case involving the horse Cornet Obolensky, ridden by Marco Kutscher (GER) at the Beijing 2008 Olympic Games.   Kutscher

Spruce Meadows Rewards Riders in the FEI Rolex Rankings

Calgary, AB - Riders from 17 nations competing at the Spruce Meadows “National” will have the added incentive, and bonus, of competing for coveted FEI ROLEX Ranking Points in a total of ten FEI jumping events.  This was not a guarantee

ORC Approves new Rules of Procedure

At its meeting on May 27, 2010 the Board of the Ontario Racing Commission (ORC) approved new rules under the Rules of Procedure surrounding how hearings and appeals are conducted. The changes will help ensure that the financial and human

Michelle Vandal and VDL Viper H Top Young Horse Series

Georgetown, ON – The second event in the central region of the 2010 Jump Canada Young Horse Series took place during the Halton Place Horse International II held June 2-6 in Milton, ON. Michelle Vandal and VDL Viper H dominated

Australian win at GCT Cannes

A Big Win for a Small Horse The GCT Grand Prix de Ville de Cannes was a contest to thrill any show jumping fan. Of the 18 horse that got through to the second round, 17 were clear and consequently

Roan Inish ’seals’ the Woodbine Oaks

TORONTO, June 13…Robert Costigan’s homebred Roan Inish, which translates from Irish as *Island of the Seals,* outbattled another longshot, Moment of Majesty and heavily-favoured Embur’s Song in a breath-taking finish to win the 55th edition of the $500,000 Woodbine Oaks,

Spruce Meadows “National” Sunday

Calgary, AB): The ATCO Structures & Logistics Double Slalom started with 32 entries and ended with one very fast, and very excited winner.  It was 19 year-old Karl Cook (USA) and his 16 year-old mount, Notories Utopia who claimed first