Month: March 2014

Throwback Thursday: Aiken Steeplechase Edition

The Aiken Steeplechase holds its annual spring race meet this year on Saturday, March 22.  The Aiken Steeplechase is the second leg of the Aiken Triple Crown and probably  the largest spectator event in the Aiken area. Aiken has a…

Palace Malice to New Orleans Handicap

March 18, 2014 Press Release: For Immediate Release Coming off a game win in the Gulfstream Park Handicap on March 8, Dogwood Stable’s Palace Malice will run next in the $400,000 G2 New Orleans Handicap on March 29, and will…

Aiken Triple Crown Starts This Weekend

According to the regular calendar, it won’t be spring for another week. But according to the Aiken horse calendar, spring starts on Saturday, March 15 with the 72nd running of the Aiken Trials at the Aiken Training Track. The Aiken…

Throwback Thursday: Aiken Trials

The year was 1989. The first race of the Aiken Trials that year was the Coward Trophy for Two-Year-Old Colts and Geldings. There were four entries in the quarter mile race. The winner, pictured here, was Who’s Dancin, a grey…

Art Exhibit to Benefit TB Racing Hall of Fame

Art Exhibit invitation

Land Rover Columbia is proud to sponsor “Horsepower from Across the Pond” a exciting exhibition of Original Contemporary British Equestrian Art. www.equestrianartuk.com  The exhibition and sale will be held at the stunning Willcox Hotel, 100 Colleton Avenue, SW in Aiken, SC,…

Palace Malice Returns to the Track

Palace Malice made his first start of the 2014 season at Gulfstream Park in Florida on Saturday, March 8. The race was the $250,000 Gulfstream Park Handicap. His jockey was John Velasquez. Did you miss the race? Watch it on…

Great Weekend in Aiken

There’s a great weekend coming up in Aiken. The first good news is that the gloomy weather is going away. After a cold start on Saturday morning, the skies will clear, and the forecast is for sunshine with temperatures in…

Palace Malice Earnings to Benefit Grayson Foundation

Palace Malice Training

March 6, 2014 Press Release: For Immediate Release Dogwood Stable’s Palace Malice, 2013 Belmont Stakes winner, launches his 2014 campaign Saturday in the Gulfstream Park Handicap and the stable has committed to donate one percent of future graded stakes wins…