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Tuesday Trivia! At a Bar!

Some exciting news over here at New York Local Tours! Starting tomorrow, on Tuesday, May 31st, we are going to be hosting our own pub trivia night down at Coney Island! 143 more words


North Carolina-Stonybrook Steeplechase-May 23

North Carolina People, Places, and Things-May 23

I am the dad to five adult children. As they were growing up I attempted to remind them they were special and to implore them to learn something new. 370 more words

North Carolina


There is a history with horses in the family. My father grew up on a farm, was an avid racing fan all his life. My mother took English riding lessons as a teenager. 288 more words



My reputation preceded me
to George’s Riding School in Salzburg.
I’d trained for steeplechase in Hungary
and had the build and strength of a jockey, 278 more words


The danger of an unworthy opponent

Our college track team drove five hours to compete in a track meet at Buena Vista college in the far western corner of Iowa. The ride out was boring, to say the least. 1,197 more words

Christopher Cudworth

Private Thomas Michael James Reilley 6557

A Mortlake boy, Thomas Reilley had been riding in the Western Districts at 110lb before enlistment as a single 21 year old, marking a period of tragedy for the Reilley family. 303 more words

Private Frederick William McCabe 29979

New Zealand-born rider, Fred McCabe made several trips across the Tasman, as a successful jockey in both countries. From Tokatoka on the North Island, Fred was based at Flemington in 1909 and returned to ride two winners at the Auckland Cup meeting in 1914. 1,585 more words