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    Keith W. Bradberry

    5/27/2013 10:58 PM

    Keith W. Bradberry AIKEN, S.C. – Keith W. Bradberry, 43, beloved husband of Beverly Bradberry, died Sunday, May 26, 2013. Funeral arrangements will be announced by SHELLHOUSE FUNERAL HOME ...
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Godolphin Racing's Fortify entered in Grade 1 Champagne Stakes

10/4/2012 4:43 PM

Godolphin Racing's Fortify returns Saturday in the 1-mile $400,000 Grade 1 Foxwoods Champagne Stakes at Belmont Park. The juvenile son of Grade 2 winner Distorted Humor drew post position no. 5 in the field of 7 entries, and is 6/1 on the morning-lin ...

Equus Events Aiken Harvest Classic celebrates autumn

10/3/2012 11:00 PM

When the opportunity to acquire an October horse date in Aiken presented itself, Equus Events jumped at the chance. The Equus Events Aiken Harvest Classic will be held at Highfields Event Center from Oct. 12-14. The show provides horsemen with more o ...

Equitrekking's new season debuts Thursday night

10/3/2012 8:14 PM

The multiple Emmy Award winning Public Broadcasting Series Equitrekking is about to launch its new season, and it will debut locally at 7 p.m. on SC-ETV on Oct. 5. This year's series features two special episodes from the African nation of Botswana, ...

Aikenite set to make 2012 debut Friday

10/3/2012 4:35 PM

Dogwood Stable's Aikenite will be making his 2012 debut on the opening day of the Keeneland Fall meet, this Friday, in the 160th running of the 6-furlong $175,000 Grade 3 Stoll Keenon Ogden Phoenix Stakes. Aikenite finished second in last year's edit ...

Weekend Hideaway places third in Grade 2 Futurity Stakes

9/30/2012 9:55 PM

Red and Black Stable's Weekend Hideaway finished third Sunday, beaten 4-lengths, in his first graded stakes start, the 6-furlong $200,000 Grade 2 Futurity Stakes at Belmont Park. Weekend Hideaway was trained in Aiken by Todd Turner. The juvenile son ...

Las Vinas rallies to win the USPA Governors Cup

9/30/2012 8:54 PM

The emphasis isn't on the individual, it's about Las Vinas. No truer words were ever spoken as Las Vinas rallied to defeat Black Berg/Bodega 9-6 to win the Aiken Polo Club's USPA Governors Cup 6 goal Sunday morning at Whitney Field. Black Berg/Bodega ...

SC unveils new magazine for horse enthusiasts

9/30/2012 11:27 AM

COLUMBIA — There's now a magazine just for horse enthusiasts in South Carolina. Publisher Rose Cushing says the debut issue of South Carolina Hoofbeats is now available in feed and tack shops throughout the state. The first edition has informat ...

It's Tricky places second in Beldame Invitational Stakes

9/29/2012 11:24 PM

Godolphin Racing's It's Tricky placed second in the 1 1/8-mile Grade 1 Beldame Invitational Stakes Saturday at Belmont Park, beaten 9 -1/2 lengths by eventual winner Royal Delta. The 2011 Aiken Trained Horse of the Year broke well out of the gate an ...

Las Chiquitas ices Hotlanta to win Ladies Arena Tournament

9/29/2012 10:45 PM

Communication and patience were the key variables Saturday afternoon for Las Chiquitas as they defeated Hotlanta 16-9 to win the Aiken Polo Club's Ladies Arena Tournament at Hilltop Farm Arena. Las Chiquitas came out strong applying the pressure agai ...

Darley Stable's Balladry entered in Grade 1 Awesome Again Stakes

9/28/2012 10:34 PM

Darley Stable's graded stakes placed Balladry will break from post position no. 8 in Saturday's 1 1/8-mile $250,000 Grade 1 Awesome Again Stakes at Santa Anita Park. The 4-year-old gray colt by Grade 1 winner Unbridled's Song is looking for his firs ...

Mushi Polo pushes past Pepitas in arena tournament

9/28/2012 10:01 PM

The momentum can shift and the lead can change so quickly in the arena, said Di Jack, Mushi Polo. A coin toss would decide the outcome of Friday afternoon's game between Mushi Polo and Pepitas who were deadlocked at 11-11 at the end of regulation in ...

Escapites help power Skaneateles past Barrington

9/28/2012 5:23 PM

The Escapites, Pelon and Ulysses, helped to pace Skaneateles to a 10-9 victory over Barrington on Friday in the Aiken Polo Club's USPA Copper Cup 12 goal at Meadow Hill. Skaneateles raised their record to 2-0 in the tournament with Barrington droppin ...

Barrington defeats Mt. Brilliant in Continental Cup

9/27/2012 11:20 PM

A strong second half, and an opening game loss to Bendabout in the 302 Polo USPA Continental Cup 16 goal tournament, served as the impetus for Barrington to be on the top of their game Thursday afternoon at Meadow Hill. Barrington would go onto win 1 ...

Las Chiquitas defeats the United Nations

9/27/2012 9:52 PM

Las Chiquitas' Courtney Asdourian decided she was going to play a far more defensive game going into the Women's Arena tournament at Hilltop Farm Arena. And although she scored 7 goals in Wednesday's victory against Musai Polo, Asdourian's role Thurs ...

Bendabout reaches final of Continental Cup

9/27/2012 3:40 PM

A horse that's no stranger to being named Best Playing Pony made a big difference in Bendabout's victory Thursday over El Cedro Azul in the 302 Polo USPA Continental Cup 16 goal at Isinya. Bendabout would go onto record a 13-9 victory and in doing so ...

Aiken trained Horse of the Year It's Tricky returns in Saturday's Beldame

9/27/2012 2:16 PM

The 2011 Aiken Trained Horse of the Year Godolphin Racing's It's Tricky returns in the 1 1/8-mile $400,000 Grade 1 Beldame Invitational Stakes Saturday at Belmont Park. The 4-year-old multiple Grade 1 winning filly was broken and trained in Aiken by ...

Casa Azul holds onto defeat Polo Skilz in Governors Cup

9/26/2012 9:16 PM

There's a noticeable difference in Dr. Grayson Brown's game from this spring, and Wednesday afternoon Brown's play was a key variable in Casa Azul's 7.5 to 7 victory over Polo Skilz in the Aiken Polo Club's USPA Governors Cup 6-goal at Whitney Field. ...

Aiken trained Crossbow and Yield Bogey entered in Mom's Command

9/26/2012 3:57 PM

Darley Stable's Crossbow and Fox Ridge Farm's Yield Bogey have been entered in Friday's 7-furlong $80,000 Mom's Command Stakes on the turf at Belmont Park. Yield Bogey will carry 118 pounds and drew post position no. 5. Crossbow has been assigned 118 ...

Darley's Dance Card wins stakes debut

9/23/2012 10:50 PM

Darley Stable's Dance Card drifted out wide, but was much the best Sunday afternoon as she won her stakes debut by daylight. The 3-year-old filly captured the 1 1/16-mile Belle Cherie Stakes at Belmont Park, winning by an authoritative 7 -length mar ...

Wildwood defeats Walkabout to win ALI Campbell Cup

9/23/2012 10:50 PM

A sluggish start by Widlwood suggested that the team that defeated Stone Pony and Virginia Beach to reach the finals of the Aiken Polo Club's Aiken Ladies Invitational Campbell Cup flight would have anything but an easy time against Walkabout. Howeve ...