Month: May 2016

$25,000 Grand Prix – Fox Lea Farm

$25,000 Fox Lea Farm Grand Prix From Atop the Spiral Staircase: Sometimes when the first 3 horses go clear in the first round of a Grand Prix, it gets people thinking this isn’t hard…well folks, it is very hard. You’ve…

$5,000 Fox Lea Welcome Stakes

$5,000 Fox Lea Welcome Stakes From Atop the Spiral Staircase: Starting off the weekend with a bang in the Welcome Stakes!! We had 20 horse and rider combinations competing for the blue ribbon. Having been drawn 12th Denis Coakley and…

Fox Lea Farm – $25,000 Grand Prix

$25,000 Fox Lea Farm Grand Prix From Atop the Spiral Staircase: The Grand Prix had a few firsts this evening. To start things off our friend and co-Grand Prix announcer Amy Hassinger kicked off the night by singing the national…

Fox Lea Farm – $5000 Welcome Stakes

$5,000 Fox Lea Farm Welcome Stakes From Atop the Spiral Staircase: The Welcome Stakes was a great class this week and included many of our regulars.  Five went double clear, including Kathy Dewar who was the first to show in…

May 2016 Featured Rider Vincent Ashley

May’s Featured Rider  Vincent Ashley Originally from a little town called 96 South Carolina, Vincent began his riding career at 8 on a Tennessee Walking Horse named Classy.  Within a short while he owned his own ottb named Midnight, and…