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Thousands descend on Aiken for running of trials

Thousands clung tight to the white fences of the Aiken Training Track on Saturday, hoping to catch a glimpse of horse racing's next big star during the 72nd running of the Aiken Trials.More...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-03-15/thousands-descend-aiken-runni
Rowing, horse racing and boxing events on calendar

...showcases locally trained horses before they are shipped to racetracks around the country.Six races are scheduled at Aiken Training Track. Gates open at 10 a.m., and the first race is at 2 p.m. Tickets are $15 at the gate.A six-bout...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/other-sports/2014-03-14/rowing-horse-racing-
Aiken Trials horse races are Saturday

The first leg of the Aiken Triple Crown ? the 72nd running of the Aiken Trials ? is Saturday, March 15, at the Aiken Training Track, 538 Two Notch Road.The Trials started in 1942 as a way to let the young horses being trained in Aiken...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/aiken/2014-03-11/aiken-trials-horse-races-are-
Palace Malice attracts big crowd for workout

...surprised Saturday.A few hundred people turned out on a cold and overcast day to watch Palace Malice gallop at the Aiken Training Track.The prized colt of Dogwood Stable won the Belmont Stakes in June and came home to Aiken in November after...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/other-sports/2014-01-06/palace-malice-attrac
Overtime

...that is open to the public Monday.The 2013 Belmont Stakes winner will breeze for three-eighths of a mile at the Aiken Training Track at 8:30 a.m. There is no admission charge.Palace Malice will ship to Florida for training Tuesday morning...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/2014-01-04/overtime
Pacers and Polo ends Triple Crown but starts season

...said.Located in the heart of Aiken's historic horse district, the field is surrounded by horses and barns of the Aiken Training Track on one side and beautiful historic homes on another, she said. The spot is a picturesque one for picnics and...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/aiken/2014-03-25/pacers-and-polo-ends-triple-c
Horses rescued from Aiken barn fire

...Aiken Department of Public Safety, said responders were called to the fire at McGhee's Mile, formerly known as Aiken Training Track, on Banks Mill Road about 1 p.m.Officers and passers-by helped to rescue the horses; none were injured...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2014-01-07/horses-rescued-aiken-b
Belmont Stakes winner Palace Malice draws attention at Aiken Training Track

AIKEN - Morning fog has just lifted over the Aiken Training Track when the town's biggest celebrity makes his entrance.Retirees and people stopping on their way to work are clutching...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2013-11-17/belmont-stakes-winner-palace-
Aikenites in movie eagerly 'Waiting for Butterflies'

...had appeared in another project with the company and invited its officials to tour the area. When they visited the Aiken Training Track, they had a serendipitous experience."They saw the tree, and it was like a tree in the Waiting For Butterflies...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/aiken/2013-10-01/aikenites-movie-eagerly-waiti
Trainer Al Darlington set to join Aiken Thoroughbred Racing Hall of Fame and Museum

...Raines, Jim Maloney, Mike Freeman and Mack Miller were some of the legendary trainers who were already entrenched at Aiken Training Track."When I first came down I was in awe," Darlington said. "It was like being in New York or Saratoga...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/other-sports/2012-10-27/trainer-al-darlingto