80-1 Long Shot Rich Strike Stuns with Derby Win

Rich Strike wins Kentucky Derby

Unbelievable. While Epicenter and Zandon battled for the lead down the home stretch, Rich Strike snuck past them on the inside with an amazing burst of speed and surprised the heck out of everyone, passing Epicenter and winning by 1 3/4 lengths. For those who had faith in the chestnut, a bet paid off big […]

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Laura Collett and London 52 Lead after Dressage at Badminton

Laura Collett riding London 52 for GREAT BRITAIN Photo courtesy of Badminton Horse trials.

Laura Collett and her Olympic gold medal partner London 52 are leading the field of 83 horse and rider combinations after two days of dressage at Badminton. The pair delivered a personal best with a score of 21.0. Tom McEwen and Toledo de Kerser, who led after day one, are in second place with a […]

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Secret Oath wins the Kentucky Oaks

Secret Oath wins the Kentucky Oaks

With the Kentucky Oaks today and the Kentucky Derby tomorrow, this is high season for horse racing. Secret Oath kicked off the meet with an impressive win in the Oaks. Earlier this year, there was some speculation that she would race in the Derby, but after a rough race and a third place finish against […]

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Badminton is Back!

Badminton is Back!

For the first time since 2019, the Badminton Horse Trials are back! A field of 83 horse and rider combinations is set to compete. The first inspection was today and dressage begins tomorrow. Two horses were held after the jog, Jonelle Price’s Classic Moet and Shadd’OC, the mount of Frenchman Ugo Provasi. Both horses were […]

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Michael Jung wins Lexington Three-Day with Lowest 5* Score Ever

Michael Jung and Chipmonk

Michael Jung and fischerChipmunk FRH set a record for the lowest five-star score yesterday when they won the Land Rover Kentucky Three-Day Event on their dressage score of 20.1. In fact, Jung and Chipmonk made it look easy, which belied the incredibly tough cross country course and the competition. Michael also now holds the title […]

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Land Rover Kentucky 2022 XC Preview

Land Rover Kentucy xc course

I’ve been watching the 4* cross county at the Land Rover Kentucky Three Day and it’s a challenging course! Luckily the weather is absolutely perfect and the footing looks terrific. The 5* starts in about a half an hour and it should be quite a ride. The course has an optimum time of 11 minutes […]

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Michael Young and FischerChipmunk FRH Take the Lead at Kentucky

Michael Young always puts in a good dressage test, but today he and his Olympic horse FischerChipmonk FRH took over a commanding lead, with score of 20.1. This gives them 9.2-penalty margin over the rest of the field at this stage. The pair were awarded 13 nines between the three judges and Christian Steiner at […]

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