Keyword: steeplechasing

  • McDynamo<br><a target="blank" href="http://photos.bloodhorse.com/Classics/Classic-Photos/22651042_hrMBZZ#!i=2687042113&k=3Z97LkC">Order This Photo</a>

    Hall of Fame: McDynamo the Master

    Owner Michael Moran shares the story of champion steeplechaser McDynamo, who on Aug. 9 will be inducted into the National Museum of Racing & Hall of Fame in Saratoga Springs, N.Y.

  • Pierrot Lunaire won back-to-back National Steeplechase Association grade I races.<br><a target="blank" href="http://photos.bloodhorse.com/AtTheRaces-1/at-the-races-2012/22274956_jFd5jM#!i=2162763533&k=Mpd2RFR">Order This Photo</a>

    Champion Steeplechaser: Pierrot Lunaire

    Pierrot Lunaire pulled off what no other horse did over hurdles in 2012, winning back-to-back National Steeplechase Association grade I races to take home an Eclipse Award as outstanding steeplechaser.

  • A Day At The Spa: Aug. 16, Chasing the 'chasers

    Every Thursday afternoon before the first race, the mood in the press box is decidedly grim. Each card leads off with a steeplechase event, and the handicappers – some of which have not picked a steeplechase winner since before the Kennedy administration - have no idea where to begin.

  • Steeplechase, Eventing Publications Merged

    ST Publishing announced Monday the formation of <i>The Times</i>, a new publication that will focus on the equestrian sports of steeplechase racing and eventing. The move combines ST's two publications <i>Steeplechase</i> and <i>Eventing Times</i>, and will take effect at the start of the 2006 publishing season in March.

  • Mellon Cup, High Hope Steeplechases This Weekend

    Smarty Jones isn't the only Thoroughbred trying to win the second leg of a Triple Crown Saturday, as steeplechase horse Sur La Tete tries to keep his streak alive in the $100,000 Mellon National Hunt Cup (NSA-I) at the Radnor Hunt Races in Malvern, Pa.

  • Steeplechasers Leap into Kentucky on April 16

    Preemptive Strike and veteran Lord Zada headline the list of nominations for Keeneland's $150,000 Royal Chase (NSA-I), the richest race on the National Steeplechase Association's spring schedule, to be run Friday, April 16.

  • Eclipse Could Be On the Line in Sunday's Colonial Cup

    Sunday's grade I steeplechase the Colonial Cup has 11 entries, including the four leading candidates for the 2002 Eclipse in this category: All Gong, Flat Top, It's a Giggle, and Tres Touche. After the race, a new award will be given in honor of Lonesome Glory.

  • Steeplechase Association Eliminates COO Post

    Citing budgetary constraints, the National Steeplechase Association announced Friday, Dec. 28, that it has eliminated the position of chief operating officer.

  • Ex-Claimer Upsets Steeplechase Champion All Gong

    Electron, who began the year in a $20,000 claiming race, spoiled the seasonal debut of reigning steeplechase champion All Gong in Saturday's $100,000 Coca-Cola/UPS Atlanta Cup at Kingston Downs. An 8-year-old making his first National Steeplechase Association grade I start, Electron took the lead from Greek Hero after three fences and repulsed a strong bid from Eclipse Award winner All Gong (David Bentley) in the stretch to win by a half-length under jockey Craig Thornton. Masamadas (Cyril Murphy) was third. The winner covered the 2 3/8 miles in 4:41 2/5.