Keyword: Roanoke

  • Preemptive Strike clears the final hurdle en route to victory in the Somerset Medical Center Steeplechase at the Meadowlands.

    Preemptive Strike Wins Meadowlands 'Chase

    Polaris Stable's Preemptive Strike broke on top and was never headed, winning the $75,000 Somerset Medical Center Steeplechase (NSA-II), a race for cancer awareness, at the Meadowlands on Saturday night by five lengths.

  • Preemptive Strike lands after a jump on the way to winning the 72nd running of the Carolina Cup, Saturday in Camden, S.C.

    Preemptive Strike Arrives Late in Carolina Cup

    Polaris Stable's Preemptive Strike caught favorites Hirapour and Al Skywalker in the stretch to win the $50,000 Carolina First Carolina Cup Saturday before a crowd estimated at 70,000 at Springdale Race Course in Camden, S.C.

  • Colonial Gets OK for OTB Parlor Near Roanoke

    Colonial Downs in Virginia is looking at four sites for an off-track betting parlor in Vinton, where voters on Nov. 4 approved a referendum by only 20 votes, the Roanoke <i>Times</i> reported.