All three horses passed the first horse inspection at the Rolex Kentucky Three-Day Event. Boyd Martin’s Trading Aces does his dressage at 10:32 a.m. tomorrow, and the Mr. Medicott Syndicate’s Mr. Medicott and Bruce Duchossois’ Mighty Nice go Friday at 10:48 a.m. and 3:38 p.m.
All three horses — the Mr. Medicott Syndicate’s Mr. Medicott; Bruce Duchossois’ Mighty Nice; and Boyd Martin’s Trading Aces, owned by the Trading Aces Syndicate — traveled and settled in well at Rolex, and they all had lessons with David O’Connor today. I was very pleased with all three. Here are a few photos of […]
Wrapped up a good weekend at Fair Hill International’s April Horse Trials this morning. I had three rides: Shamwari 4 in the CIC3* and Otis Barbotiere in the Advanced for Boyd Martin while he’s still out of the saddle, along with Tom Tierney’s Atlas in the Open Intermediate. Otis Barbotiere led the Advanced from wire […]
If you’re going to Rolex, be sure to stop by to say hi and check out my sponsors at these autograph signings. We’re still working on times and locations, but here’s the tentative schedule: Thursday: Triple Crown booth (time TBA) Modern Eventing book signing with Trafalgar Square Books/Practical Horseman (time/location TBA) Friday: Ariat in the […]
I’ll be stepping in to help Boyd Martin by riding the Trading Aces Syndicate’s Trading Aces at the Rolex Kentucky Three-Day Event while Boyd continues to recover with a broken leg. Oscar is a beautiful jumper and unfortunately struggled a bit at the end of the course at Rolex last year. He’s certainly got the […]
Good weekend for the young horses at Plantation Field Horse Trials. Evie Dutton and Jodi Dady’s Winter Colony finished on his dressage score in Preliminary Horse for 3rd, followed by Bruce Duchossois’ Automagically and Good Enough in 4th and 8th places. Carolyn Cadier’s Hermes Harri added just time to his dressage score in Open Preliminary. […]
Many thanks to Susan Salk for the great story on Icabad Crane over on Offtrackthoroughbreds.com. Here’s an excerpt from the story: Icabad Crane, third-place finisher in the 2008 Preakness, continues to travel in world-class sporting company. The classy gelding belonging to Graham Motion, trainer of 2011 Kentucky Derby winner Animal Kingdom, and his wife Anita, is […]
The draw order was released this morning for Rolex. Bruce Duchossois’ Mighty Nice drew number 5, and the Mr. Medicott Syndicate’s Mr. Medicott drew number 45. Click here to see the full draw order.