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The Ferrari of Show Jumping Strikes Again

Course designer Uliano Vezzani has been responsible for some masterly examples of his craft at other GCT shows in the past but in today’s class, the Premio Banca SAI, his course was rather too forgiving. There is plenty of room

Fast French and Flying Dutch Men

The national park of La Mandria, Turin was the spectacular backdrop as the GCT of Italy. The competition began with a 1.45m two phase competition with course designer Uliano Vezzani making sure his star studded field did not have it too easy.

Geneva Urine & Blood Samples Negative

Analysis of all urine and blood samples taken during Medication Control Programme Testing at the FEI World Cup™ Final in Geneva (13-19 April) has proved negative, but analysis on leg swab samples is still being carried out. No further information

Canadian Horse Racing Hall of Fame Announces 2010 Inductees

Toronto, ON – The Canadian Horse Racing Hall of Fame today announced its 2010 inductees including six horses and four people. The Thoroughbred class of 2010 is headlined by Belmont Stakes’ winner Victory Gallop, along with Lady Angela, one of

CBC to air Horse Slaughter Report on The National

Two years after her expose on the horse slaughter industry, Mellissa Fung investigates the Canadian Food Inspection Agency’s response on CBC’s The National (program starts at 10:00 PM ET). No Country for Horses, the in-depth feature about the horse slaughter industry

Last to Go Lauren Leads the Way

16,000 people watched as American rider Lauren Hough was last into the ring and ended up leading the women to a one, two, three finish in the Global Champions Tour Grand Prix of Germany. It is perhaps a bad sign for

Happy Times for Australia Again

British-based Australian Sam Griffiths kept his country at the forefront of the HSBC FEI World Cup™ Eventing rankings with a superb win at Chatsworth (GBR), his first ever victory in this series. This latest result means that Australian riders have

‘Belle’ of the Hendrie ball

Toronto, ON - Canvasback Farm homebred Tribal Belle rallied smartly to capture Sunday’s Grade 3, $155,500 Hendrie Stakes at Woodbine. The five-year-old daughter of Tribal Rule seized command from Grade 1 winner Dr. Zic with one sixteenth of a mile to

Essence Hit Man Wins First of Plate Prep Races

Toronto, ON - Essence Hit Man, a three-year-old son of Speightstown, humbled five rivals courtesy of a six-length win in Saturday’s $150,400 Queenston Stakes at Woodbine. Essence Hit Man, fresh off a victory in the Woodstock Stakes on April 25, was