The Pennsylvania chapter of the Communication Alliance to Network Thoroughbred Ex-Racehorses (CANTER) awarded scholarships to three off-track Thoroughbred owners in the Mid-Atlantic region to further promote their riding and training education.
Auroras Encore sprang a 66-1 upset in the 975,000 John Smith's Grand National Chase April 6 at Aintree, surging to a nine-length triumph in the world's most famous steeplechase.
- By Mark Popham
Tom Halliday, a 20-year-old apprentice steeplechase jockey in Britain, died after a hurdle race fall at Market Rasen racecourse in Lincolnshire on July 3.
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