Maryland Hunt Cup a two horse race

Woody Allen once said that 80% of success is showing up. The 2017 Maryland Hunt Club demonstrated the truth to that statement when eight out of the 10 starters failed to finish. The result? Long shot Derwins Prospector crossed the finish line three-quarters of a length ahead of Drift Society to take home the $60,000 […]

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Get ready for the Maryland Hunt Cup

The Maryland Hunt Cup may be the closest thing we have in the States to the Grand National. The four mile race includes 22 timber fences, with several of the jumps approaching 5′. The 121st running will take place this Saturday, April 29th. The race began in 1894 as a competition between the Elkridge Fox […]

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Experience the Maryland Hunt Cup!

This great video gives you the chance to ride along with Maryland Hunt Cup jockey James Stierhoff. This is one crazy timber race, spanning four miles and 22 fences. And those fences are big and solid, ranging from about 4′ to a whopping 4’10”. It’s hard to imagine galloping down to those fences especially in […]

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