Sports

by Arvolyn Hill

The Millbrook Blazers Football team is back in action after winning their first game  against Dover on Sunday. The Blazers think of themselves as a family one of whose more prominent members we pinned down for a few minutes.   

Senior Reggie Colley guides the team...

Germany and England dominate

Posted September 8, 2014

The World Equestrian Games, the pinnacle of equestrian sport, happens every four years at a new international location, gathering the best of the best from all over the world. WEGs as they are known in the equestrian world, rival the Olympics for world- class equestrian competition. The equestrian community finds itself waking up at odd hours because of...

This question arose when we noticed that Ada Plumb was riding in the Junior Training class at the Millbrook Horse Trials, where she finished with a very respectable sixth place. We remembered that Mike Plumb rode in the MHT back when it first started in 1984. Mike was, in those days, already a senior rider, having ridden in more Olympics than any other athlete. It was Louise Meryman who lured...

by Carola Lott

The finals of the Tracey Mactaggart 12 goal polo tournament will begin at 11:00 am on Labor Day, Monday September 1.

The five teams in the tournament – Buena Vista, Smithfield, Gardenvale, Hawk Hill and Heathcote have been competing among to see who qualifies for the finals.  Philip Mactaggart’s undefeated Hawk Hill team will meet the winner of the semi-finals to be played on...

by Carola Lott

Before leaving for the World Equestrian Games at Le Pin National Stud in Normandy, members of the US Eventing Team brought their younger horses to the Millbrook Horse Trials last weekend.  Not surprisingly they took home most of the top ribbons. 

Phillip Dutton was second and third in the Advanced Division followed by Buck Davidson in fourth and fifth. Boyd Martin was second...

by Carola Lott

The Chinese Year of the Horse was the theme for this year’s Fitch’s Corner Horse Trials the weekend of July 18-13. One entered the premises through an enormous pagoda-like gate. Saturday night's Blue Jean Ball, sponsored by Berkshire Mountain Distillers featured a Chinese banquet with drinks inspired by the Far East. New York City designer Darren Henault had decorated the party tent with a...

Sandanona's connection to whomever controls rain was strong Sunday, as a morning of occasional downpours gave way to a sunny afternoon. More than 100 friends and subscribers overflowed the parking area and the ringside seating.  Very small children tore around everywhere. Our Judges,were Liz McKnight, ex-M.F.H., M.H., and Kerri Smythe, M.H., Joint-Masters of the Monkton Hall Bassets...