Full Sister to Cracksman Set to Debut at Newmarket Hopefully Darling has some big shoes to fill when she lines up in the opening British EBF Fillies' Novice Stakes at Newmarket for her debut Oct. 31. The 2-year-old is a full sister to European champion Cracksman, a four-time group 1 winner.
WEST ORANGE, NEW JERSEY—A Garden State trainer was shocked to discover that the genetic roots of her longtime school horse indicate that he is, in fact, 10 percent unicorn. A home DNA test submitted this fall by Creekside Farms owner Karen Walker definitively proves that her 13-year-old Dutch warmblood, Pepper, is partially related to the […]
Every time I sat down to finish writing this essay, I had to begin again. The catastrophe on the page from before had blossomed into something even worse every time I picked it up again. A small late-season wildfire I mentioned in the first draft had exploded into one of the largest in Colorado history. Evacuated […]
When we adopted Ping Ping in November 2018, it was only 15 days before she would have aged out of the system in China. Orphans there must be adopted by their 14th birthday or lose the chance of finding a family. Growing up in an industrial city in Northern China, Ping Ping spent most of […]
Discussions have been taking place with venues over a planned revival of team chasing in Scotland. H&H speaks to campaigners and organisers to find out more
THE revival of team chasing in Scotland hopes to offer more opportunities for riders. A Facebook group, Team Chasing Scotland, has been formed in the hope of relaunching a series, with discussions taking place with potential venues.