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Sand Hills Stampede
ride secretary address: 2931 Springvalley Rd.,  Rock Hill,  SC  29730  US
ride location: Sand Hills State Forest, H. Cooper Black Field Trial and Recreation Area, Patrick, SC
map: map to ride
mgrs
manager: Patsy Gowen    (FireFoxRun@comporium.net)
asst. manager: Liz Sine  803-547-4358  (SineFamily@comporium.net)
vets
head vet: Alice Baker (abakerdvm@gmail.com)
vet: Nicole DiNucci Cunningham  (nicolevet@wildblue.net)
distances
35 miles on Oct 22 2011, starting at 09:00
results: 48 starting, (2 juniors), 46 finishing
pulls: 0 metabolic, 2 lameness, 0 rider option
55 miles on Oct 22 2011, starting at 07:00
results: 33 starting, (0 juniors), 27 finishing
pulls: 0 metabolic, 5 lameness, 1 rider option
descriptive
overview: Entry/Flyer   
 
description: EASY, WOODED TRAILS, SANDY ROADS; GENTLE ROLLING HILLS. PADS AND BREAST COLLARS NOT NEEDED. ROAD CROSSINGS HAVE VERY LITTLE TRAFFIC. ALL VET CHECKS WILL BE IN CAMP. THERE MAY BE AN AWAY VET CHECK FOR THE 75/55 MILERS.

CAMPING: WE WILL BASE CAMP AT THE H. COOPER BLACK FIELD TRIAL AND RECREATION AREA IN PATRICK, SC. THIS FACILITY IS ABOUT 13 MILES SOUTHWEST OF CHERAW, SC. CAMP OPENS OFFICIALLY FRIDAY, OCTOBER 21, AT 2:00 PM. ALL CAMPSITES MUST BE RESERVED AND PAID DIRECTLY TO H. COOPER BLACK. CALL 1-866-345-7275 or go to http://www.southcarolinaparks.com to reserve. You can also call (843) 378-1555 to speak with park personnel if you have a problem with reservations.

 
directions: From the West take I 85 to SC 5 to SC 521 Bypass 9 in Lancaster to SC 903 to SC 151 to US Hwy 1. It is 15 miles from McBee to Patrick on US 1. Turn right on to SC 102 and go 1 mile to fork in road. Bear left at fork on to SC 80. Go 4 miles to entrance to H. Cooper Black. Turn left onto sandy road and go 3 miles to Sporting Dog Rd and turn right. This is camp.

From the East in Cheraw, take US 1/US 52/SC 9/ Market St. (these are all the same road) toward McBee or Columbia. Stay on US 1 about 5.6 miles. At the intersection of US 1 and Society Hill Rd. (Juniper Junction), turn left. Continue 5 miles to TT 19 (gravel/sandy road). There will be the H. Cooper Black sign just before the turn. Turn right and continue on TT 19 for 1 mile and turn left on to Sporting Dog Rd.
 

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