April 26, 2010

Sport of Kings in the Queen City

By Jamey Price In Recent Work, Equine

Photos from the 15th annual Queens Cup Steeplechase. I was a tad distracted for most of the afternoon to be honest, but it was a wonderful day for the fans and a safe day of racing for horse and rider.

The Queens Cup trophy gleams in the sun.

The Queens Cup trophy gleams in the sun.

Horses walk along the fence before the start of one of the hurdle races.

Horses walk along the fence before the start of one of the hurdle races.

Horses go off to the races at the Queens Cup.

Horses go off to the races at the Queens Cup.

Fans take pictures at the jack russell terrier races.

Fans take pictures at the jack russell terrier races.

A different kind of racing at the Queens Cup involves jack russell terriers

A different kind of racing at the Queens Cup involves jack russell terriers

Horses skip over a national hurdle in the Queens Cup hurdle race.

Horses skip over a national hurdle in the Queens Cup hurdle race.

The hat contest is popular entertainment at the Queens Cup.

The hat contest is popular entertainment at the Queens Cup.

Jockey Jody Petty takes a fall off of Century Gold.

Jockey Jody Petty takes a fall off of Century Gold.

 

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