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Sunday, August 18, 2019


Fisher saddles Snap Decision to coast to the win at Saratoga's allowance steeplechase

SARATOGA, N.Y.--Bruton Street-US' Snap Decision, trained by Jack Fisher and ridden by Willie McCarthy, coasted to an easy 38 1/2 length victory in the $65,000, 2 1/16 mile Allowance Steeplechase in 3:38.82 at Saratoga on Aug. 14.

Snap Decision takes jump in 1st 1Snap Decision (Photo by Tod Marks)The only race was for second, which was won the Eve Ledyard's Go Get the Basil, trained by Jonathan Sheppard and ridden by Gerard Galligan, who  finished a neck in front of Lee Pokoik's Roller Rolls On, trained by Paul Fout and ridden by Kieran Norris.

Armata Stable's Zanzi Win, trained by Ricky Hendriks and ridden by Ross Geraghty, despite being under a hard hold, set murderously fast fractions and lost the lead to Snap Decision after the eighth and last fence and tired to finish fourth while the other Fisher trainee, Whitman's Poetry, fell at the third fence and Tomgarrow, Renown and Gaye Breeze were distanced and pulled up.

"They set it up for us," said Fisher. "The pace was ridiculous. But that's fine by me."

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Jonathan Sheppard's Hepcat wins steeplechase at Colonial Downs

NEW KENT, Va.--Jonathan Sheppard's Hepcat won a $36,000, 2 1/4 mile Maiden Special Weight Steeplechase Race at Colonial Downs on Aug. 10.

jonathonsheppardWillowdaleJonathon SheppardHepcat stalked the pace two wide, went to the lead in the final turn and won by 3/4 lengths to reward his relatively new owner/trainer with his $18,000 share of the purse.

"I bought Hepcat from Jimmy Day last fall," said Sheppard. "He ran second twice for me before this. He was second in a maiden claiming race at Camden in March. Someone said that he'd claim him if I ran him in another claiming race, so we waited until July and ran him in a maiden special race at Monmouth, and he finished a god second there."

"So he's run three times for me with two seconds and a win, and he didn't cost a great deal," said Sheppard. "He's a young horse. He's a likeable horse. He has a nice personality. Everyone in the barn likes him."

"I took a shot in buying him, and it paid off," said Sheppard.

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Bernie Houghton saddled Imply to win on Pa Day at the Races

BENSALEM, PA.--Bernie Houghton saddled Barlar LLC's homebred Imply to win the $100,000, 1 1/16 mile Mrs. Penny Stakes on the turf at Pa Day at the Races that drew 450 PHBA members and their guests to Parx Racing on Aug. 3 for a card of five Pa-bred races offering a total of $1 million in purses and owner and breeder awards.

Imply Lyphard 2Imply winning the Lyphard Stakes at Penn National earlier this year"She's doing good," said Houghton. "She's a tough mare. She loves the grass, she loves Presque Isle. She's won on the dirt, on the turf and an an all-weather track. She's a very versatile mare."

"She won easily," said Houghton.

Imply race fourth in the early going, moved out three wide nearing the stretch, took over the lead mid-stretch and won by 2 lengths for her fourth win, three of them in stakes, this year.

The 6-year-old mare by E Dubai now has 12 wins, seven seconds an two thirds from 28 career starts and $769,228 in earnings.

Houghton said he's pointing her towards a race at Presque isle in late October and then maybe a turf race at Laurel.

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Trip of a lifetime to Ireland for four steeplechasing youngsters

UNIONVILLE, Pa--Skylar McKenna of Unionville and Virginia Korrell of West Chester are two of four girls chosen to travel to Ireland to learn about steeplechase racing in that country.

Skylar McKenna and Kathy NeilsonSkylar McKenna and her mother Kathy Neilson"It was such a cool experience," said McKenna. "The amateurs in Ireland ride like professionals. It was so cool to ride with them and to watch them and learn from them."

"I loved it," said Korrell. "It's interesting how different steeplechasing training is in Ireland. We got to work with a lot of jump jockeys."

"I couldn't believe all the places we went and the people we met," said McKenna.

McKenna, Korrell, Chloe Hannum of Marshall, Va., and Elizabeth Scully of Owings, Md., accompanied by Regina Welsh, left for Ireland July 23.

"It was a nice flight over," said McKenna. "We landed on Wednesday, July 24 and went straight to Ballydoyle Racing. We toured the whole facility. It is so clean and prefessional. We go to see all the horses, but we weren't allowed to touch them. Ballydoyle has 15 turf tracks and 10 dirt or sand tracks."

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Graham Motion saddles stakes winner at Saratoga, equals track record

SARATOGA, N.Y.--Graham Motion saddled Thomas F. Conway's King Zachery to win the $100,000, 1 3/4 mile Birdstone Stakes at Saratoga on Aug. 1, equaling the track record of 2:52.97.

King Zachary draws off in 9th 1King Zachary draws off to win the Birdstone (Photo by Tod Marks)That was the third win of the day for Motion, who trains at the Fair Hill Training Track.

"King Zachery is a horse that we got over the winter,: said Motion. "He ran okay in his debut for us at Churchill, and then we ran him in the Stephen Foster, which was quite a leap up. I thought he'd need more distance, so I wheeled him back quite quickly into the Birdstone, and it worked out quite well. They don't run many races at that distance."

Reserved in the two path early, King Zachery began picking up rivals on the backstretch the second time around, moved between horses up to the leader at the half pole mile and went on under a hand ride to win by 8 1/2 lengths.

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Imperial Hint breaks track record in the Vanderbilt, Motion, Matz and Houghton saddle winners

SARATOGA SPRINGS, N.Y.--Imperil Hint, who is based  in New Jersey at Monmouth Park and rehabed at the Fair Hill Equine Therapy Center for a couple of months this year, won the G1 Alfred G. Vanderbilt Stakes and broke the 6 furlong track record at  Saratoga on July 27.

Imperiall hint the vanderbilt credit derbe glassImperial Hint winning the Vanderbilt (Photo by Coglianese Photos/NYRA)Making only his third start of the year and his first since finishing third in the Group 1 Golden Shaheen at Meydan Racecourse in Dubai in March, multiple G1 winner Imperial Hint successfully defended his title in the G1, $350,000 Alfred G. Vanderbilt.

Following the race in Dubai and long, hard plane and van rides on the way home, Imperial Hint was sent to the Fair Hill Center in early April to recuperate, and he didn't post a work until June 15, a long rest that obviously rejuvenated the 6-year-old stallion.

Imperial Hint, breaking from post 3 at odds of 5-1 and carrying 123 pounds with Hall of Famer Javier Castellano in the irons, tracked from third position as 1-2 post-time favorite Mitole and Strike Power battled up front, with the latter marking the opening quarter-mile in 21.77 seconds on the fast main track.

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Jonathan Sheppard wins the G1 Smithwick for the sixth time with Winston C

SARATOGA, N.Y.--Jonathan Sheppard saddled Hudson River Farms' Winston C (Ire), ridden by Thomas Garner, to win the G1, $150,000 A.P. Smithwick Steeplechase Stakes on July 25.

Winston C leads Vosne Romanee to wire in Smithwick 5Winston C leads Vosne Romanee to the wire in the Smithwick (Photo by Tod Marks)"That was very nice," said Sheppard, who won the Smithwick for the sixth time. "He probably had a little left in reserve at the wire.

Winston C won the 3 1/2 lengths over three of Jack Fisher's entries, Foxtrot NH Racing Partnership's Vosne Romanee, Harold A. Via's Hinterland and Riverdee Stable's Gibralfaro, with Sheppard also taking fifth with Buttonwood Farm's All the Way Jose.

"Winston is a quicker horse than most of those from Europe," said Sheppard. "That's I recomended him to Ed Swyer (owner of Hudon River Farms).

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Leslie Young saddles Redicean to win the Novice Stakes at Saratoga

SARATOGA, N.Y.--Leslie Young saddled Sharon E. Sheppard's Redicean, ridden by Thomas Garner, to win the $75,000 Jonathan Kiser Novice Novice Steeplechase Stakes at Saratoga on July 24.

Redicean 1 nips Arch My Boy in Kiser 3Redicean, left, nips Arch My Boy in Jonathan Kiser Novice Stakes (Photo by Tod Marks)In his first start in this country, Redicean ran mid-pack for most of the 2 1/16 mile race, raced off the rail on the final turn, swung seven wide into the stretch and closed strongly to get the lead at the eighth pole.

Redicean battled with runner-up Arch My Boy, owned by Mrs. George Ohrstrom, trained by Richard Valentine and ridden by  Kieran Norris, in the last furlong and won by 3/4 lengths in 3:48.05 under a strong ride.

Virginia Lazenby Racing Stable's Help From Heaven, trained by Kate Dalton and ridden by Ross Geraghty, was third in the nine horse field.

Redicean''s last start was April 13 in Ayr, Scotland, in the CPMS Scottish Champion Hurdle, in which he place 11th.

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Graham Motion saddled Just Howard to win a Stakes at Monmouth

OCEANPORT, N.J.--Graham Motion saddled Skeedattle Stable's Md-bred Just Howard to win the G3, $150,000 Oceanport Stakes at 1 1/16 miles on  the turf on July 20.

Just HowardJust Howard winning the Oceanport Stakes (Photo by Patricia McQueen)Just Howard, ridden by Trevor McCarthy, settled off the pace, raced three wide past the qurter pole and dug in gamely to win by a nose.

"He's been a hard knocking horse," said Motion. "He's improved this year. He's very brave and very honest. I'm so glad he got the win."

"He got a good ride on a very strange day," said Motion, commenting on the fact that Monmouth cancelled all but the six stakes races and ran those races beginning at 6 p.m. to avoid the heat of the day.

Racing was cancelled at Saratoga and Parx due to the heat, but Monmouth had originally planned to hold its races as usual as the track is usually cooler due to its proximity to the ocean.

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Jack Fisher saddles another winner, Cite, at Saratoga

SARATOGA, N.Y.--Jack Fisher, already holding an uncatchable lead as Leading Trainer, saddled Mrs. S.K. Johnston's 6-year-old Cite to win a $65,000 Allowance Steeplechase by 1/2 length at Saratoga on July 21.

Cite left Repeat repeat 2nd pass 1st 2Cite left, and Repeat Repeat over the fifth fence (Photo by Tod Marks)That race was originally scheduled for Wednesday, July 17 but was rescheduled for Sunday after it was cancelled due to a downpour that struck even as the horses were in the paddock.

Cite, ridden by  Willie McCarthy, led for most of the race and held off Bon Nouvel Chasers' Repeat Repeat, trained by Julie Gomena, for the win, and Petticoats Loose Farm's Gaye Breeze, trained by Meriweather Morris and ridden by  Tom Garner, was third.

Cite, who was an allowance winner on the flat, won his second race over fences after winning a maiden special weight at Percy Werner last year.

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Saratoga steeplechase will run Sunday, July 21

SARATOGA, N.Y.--The steeplechase race scheduled for last Wednesday was cancelled at the last minute due to a torrential downpour and was rescheduled for this Sunday, July 21.

Ricky HendriksRicky HendriksHorses for the steeplechase were already in the paddock when Saratoga cancelled the race to keep the turf course in good shape for the remainder of the meet.

Markhan, owned by Rosbrian Farm  and trained by Ricky Hendriks, is the favorite for Sunday's race, which will be competed at 12:20 as the first race.

As Saturday's card was cancelled due to excessive heat, most of those races have been added to Sunday's card.

The National Steeplechase Association released a preview of Sunday's steeplechase race.

This is the field for the $65,000, 2 1/16-mile allowance hurdle in post-position order.

The horses’ NSA ratings are in parentheses at the end of the profiles.

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Michael Dickinson has Stakes winner, Motion, Sheppard, Hendriks and Houghton saddle winners

NORTH EAST, Md.--Michael Dickinson saddled Augustin Stable's Pamina to win the $125,000 G3 Ontario Matron Stakes on July 13.

Pamina 2019 Ontario Matron 615x400 origPamina wins the 2019 Ontario Matron Dickinson, whose Tapeta Farm in North East has two turf and two Tapeta tracks, has trained the 4-year-old mare since she was a 2-year-old, and this is her fourth win from 10 starts and her first stakes victory.

"Two weeks ago, Pamina had a breeze that didn't go so well," said Dickinson. "That gave us a bit of a scare, and I didn't know whether to send her all the way to Canada if she wasn't right, so I gave her one more breeze."

"My exercise riders are Adam Davidson and Fiona Fox," said Dickinson. "I put them under pressure. I told them they had to decide if she was ready to go to Canada, and they said `Absolutely send her'. So they were a little nervous at the start, but they were sure she was going to do well."

Augustin Stable is owned by George Strawbridge, and Dickinson said he and his wife Julia have three horses with him.

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Jockey Jose Ortiz won three of the four MATCH Series races at Delaware Park

WILMINGTON, Del.--A stirring battle between two division rivals, a victory by a shipper from Northeast Ohio and a big day for jockey Jose Ortiz capped the return of the MATCH Series to Delaware Park as part of its Delaware Handicap Day program on July 13.

Delaware Park, a longtime host of MATCH competition, was the third of five stops for the 2019 MATCH Series, which will move to Parx Racing Sept. 2 and conclude at Monmouth Park Sept. 28.

The Dashing Beauty Stakes for 3-Year-Olds and Up, Fillies and Mares Sprint–Dirt Division began the four race series.

Bronx Beauty Match SeriesBronx Beauty  beats Ms Locust PointThe $100,000 Dashing Beauty Stakes produced the awaited rematch between the one-two finishers in the June 1 Penn Ladies Dash at Penn National between 2W Stables’ Bronx Beauty and and Jim Reichenberg and Cash is King’s Ms Locust Point, and it produced a similar result.

Ms Locust Point, with Jorge Vargas Jr. riding, took command from the start and led through fast fractions with Bronx Beauty, the slight favorite, not far behind.

The leader drifted out a bit in the stretch and Bronx Beauty switched to the inside, slowly gained on Ms Locust Point and beat her to the finish to win by a neck in 1:09.59 for six furlongs on a track rated fast. Le Weekend finished third.

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Bernie Houghton wins three in four days, including Northern Fling Stakes

ERIE, Pa.--Bernie Houghton saddled three winners in four days, including Barlar LLC's homebred Imply, ridden by Julio Hernandez, in the $100,000 Northern Fling Stakes for Pa-bred fillies and mares at Presque Isle on July 5.

Imply Bernie Houghton CoadyImply (Photo by Coady Phoography)This was the 6-year-old mare's second win the the Northern Fling, having also won it in 2017, her third win in three starts this year and her sixth win in a stakes race.

By E Dubai out of Allude, by Orientate, the Pa-bred Imply has now won $679,228.

Imply raced mid-pack in the 1 mile race, then saved ground on the turn, angled out to be outside the leader, Leland Hayes' Darcy Mae, into the stretch and drove clear late to win by 1 1/4 lengths in 1:36.85.

"She does everything perfectly," said Houghton. "I picked out that race for her, but I wasn't there. I don't ship well."

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Jack Fisher wins both steepechase races at Monmouth

OCEANPORT, N.J.--Jack Fisher saddled the winners of both steeplechase races held at  Monmouth Park on July 4.

jackfisheriroquoisJack  Fisher  (file photo)With those two wins,  Fisher increased not only his lead in both Trainer, Races Won and Money Won categories but also Bruton Street-US' lead in Owner, Money Won and jockey Mike Mitchell's lead in both Rider, Money Won and Races  Won.

Sheila Williams and Northwoods Stable's Not in Charge, ridden by Mitchell, won the first of the two races, a  $30,000 Sport of Kings Maiden Hurdle at 2 1/16  miles.

Not in Charge led for almost the entire race and held off Jonathan Sheppard's Hepcat, ridden by Gerard Galligan, to win by 1 1/2 length in 3:51.32.

Not in Charge, a  5-year-old by Lemon Drop Kid  out of a Danzig mare, raced 13 times on the flat, winning twice, once in an allowance race at Laurel, for his breeder and owner, Colts Neck Stables.

Switched to hurdles by Fisher, Not in Charge didn't finish at Charlotte on April 27 and was fourth in his second start at Fair Hill on May 25.

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George Mahoney's Rosbrian Farm has two flat winners at Parx in races for steeplechasers

BENSALEM, Pa--Ricky Hendriks saddled both winners of the two $25,000, 1 1/2 mile flat  races for horses that have won over hurdles, and both are owned by George Mahoney's Rosbrian Farm.

Ricky HendriksRicky Hendriks"It was a fun day," said Hendriks.

Optimus Prime, ridden by Ross Garaghty, won the first of the two races finishing eased in 2:36.48.

The 7-year-old bay gelding settled outside, made a big move after three quarters and won by 3 lengths over Whitman's Poetry, trained by Jack Fisher, with Elucidation third, 1 1/2  lengths further back.

Markhan, also ridden by Geraghty, won the second of the two races, finishing an easy winner in 2:29.61.

The 6-year-old bay gelding settled far back, moved wide into the final turn, moved easily to the front and  won comfortably by 3 1/2 lengths over Gotta  Get Away, trained by Joseph Taylor, with Soluble, trained by Kathy Neilson, another 11/2 lengths back in third.

"Markhan came from Gordon Elliot,"  said Hendriks. "Gordon brought him over from England to race at Nashville, where he won the maiden race.  We brought him home after Nashville, at the end of May,"

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  1. Sheppard saddles Belmont Allowance winner, Motion has Canadian Stakes winner, Hendriks, Houghton, Matz and Dickinson have winners
  2. McGinnes' Dendrobia wins, More Than Good wins a Stakes, Graham Motion, Bernie Houghton and Michael Matz saddle winners
  3. Four girls have been chosen for a trip to Ireland to learn about steeplchasing abroad
  4. Rodney Jenkins saddled a Maryland winner while Bernie Houghton, Graham Motion, Jonathan Sheppard and Michael Dickinson all had winners
  5. Imply wins Lyphard Stakes, Catalina Cruiser wins G2 True North on Belmont Day, Zipper's Hero rewards breeder Peter Giangiulio
  6. Penn National hosts second round of the MATCH series
  7. Call Paul wins Danzig Stakes, Graham Motion saddled a Canadian Stakes winner and Bernie Houghton has two winners
  8. Amnicalola wins hurdle stakes at Fair Hill, Jack Fisher increased his lead in Trainer, Races Won
  9. Schoodic wins Novice timber at Fair Hill, making it three wins in a row
  10. Explorationist & English Bee win stakes, Graham Motion and Bernie Houghton train winners
  11. Kathy Neilson saddled Pured It to win Radnor Hunt Cup Timber Stakes
  12. Jack Fisher has strong contender in Radnor's timber stakes, Alwaysmining goes for 6th stakes win in Preakness and Sheppard & Motion have winners
  13. Jack Fisher wins four at Iroquois including G1 Stakes with Scorpiancer
  14. Mark Beecher rides one and trains one to wins at Willowdale Steeplechase
  15. Fisher and Sheppard have recent winners entered in hurdle and timber races at Willowdale on May 12
  16. Optimus Prime wins the G2 David Semmes Memorial Hurdle, Andi'amu wins the Virginia Gold Cup Timber Stakes
  17. Jonathan Sheppard has impressive Maiden winner at Foxfield
  18. Jack Fisher saddled three winners at Queens Cup, has a stranglehold on Trainer's leads
  19. Senior Senator wins the Maryland Hunt Cup for the third time in extraordinary fashion
  20. Carnival Carl wins Open Timber in a thriller at Fair Hill Point-to-Point
  21. MATCH races at Laurel, Irish Strait and Alwaysmining win stakes
  22. Senior Senator wins the Grand National for the third time
  23. Jack Fisher wins three at Middleburg Spring, including the G2 Temple Gwathmey
  24. The MATCH series of races begins April 20 at Laurel Park
  25. Fair Hill includes Easter activities along with timber, hurdle and flat racing
  26. The Grand National draws a field of 13 top timber horses
  27. Jack Fisher wins 2 at the Manor - leads NSA Trainer standings
  28. Regally Irish wins Bridgetown Stakes, Winx retires a winner
  29. Joe Davies won 3 at Elkridge-Harford while Jimmy Day won 4 at Old Dominion
  30. Joe Davies saddled Hill Tie to win the featured Open Timber at Brandywine Hills Point-to-Point
  31. Orchestra Leader wins in impressive fashion in Camden
  32. Mark Beecher wins three at Green Spring Valley P-to-P
  33. Julie Gomena trained three winners at Orange County
  34. Brandywine Hills Point-to-Point features 5 exciting timber races
  35. Senior Senator won the Cheshire Bowl in a Maryland Hunt Cup preview
  36. Kathy Neilson leads in Trainer, Races won with three wins
  37. Flaming Sword wins for Joy Slater at Piedmont Point-to-Point
  38. Cheshire Point-to-Point draws stellar entries
  39. Hendriks, Poretz and Yeager win the Foxhall Farm Team Chase for Elkridge-Harford
  40. Ricky Hendriks opened the sanctioned steeplechase season at Aiken with three wins
  41. Jonathan Sheppard saddled three winners at Warrenton Point-to-Point
  42. Steeplechasing's spring season begins in Aiken on March 23
  43. An exciting month of Delaware Valley point-to-point racing begins March 24
  44. Australian Supermare Winx Looks Destined for Yet More Success in Sydney
  45. Santa Anita closed to racing and training due to horses' fatalities
  46. New Jersey provided $100 million to horse racing, and immediately betting increased
  47. Optimus Prime and Bedrock top National Steeplechase ratings
  48. Still Having Fun's racing success rewards his dam and breeders
  49. Presenting Percy Could Now Head Straight To Cheltenham Festival
  50. With breeder's rewards money ensured, Pa-breds have a rosy future
  51. Zanjabeel, Unique Bella and Shamrock Rose win Eclipse Awards
  52. Union Rags has two more impressive winners in Spring Lily and Dessman
  53. Tequilita wins G3 Rampart Stakes at Gulfstream
  54. Accelerate Out for Further Glory
  55. N.J. Senate committee clears a bill to give $20 million to horse racing annually
  56. Call Paul and Please Flatter Me win major Pa-bred stakes
  57. Jack Fisher takes both Trainer, Races Won and Money Won titles
  58. Pa-bred Shamrock Rose wins Breeders' Cup Filly & Mare Sprint
  59. Joe Davies saddled Stand Down to win the $40,000 Pennsylvania Hunt Cup
  60. Fisher and Sheppard each have three winners at meets on Nov. 3
  61. Three Horses To Watch At The Breeders' Cup Classic
  62. Ricky Hendriks wins with Optimus Prime, moves into first in both Trainer, Races and Money Won
  63. Bernie Houghton saddled Crabcakes to win the Maryland Million Distaff, and Michael Matz saddled Winter Union to win and Tequilita to place second
  64. Beautiful race courses around the world
  65. With Jury Duty, Ricky Hendriks has another top steeplechaser to train
  66. Jack Fisher moves into lead in Trainer, Money Won and is tied with Ricky Hendriks in Trainer, Races Won
  67. Call Paul 3rd in G1 Champagne, Union Strike wins G2 Gallant Bloom, Houghton saddled Plum Pretty winner, Presques Isle Stakes winners
  68. Doc Cebu wins $25,000 Timber race at Shawan Downs
  69. McKinzie wins the G1, $1 Million Pennsylvania Derby, Midnight Bisou wins the Cotillion on a disqualification
  70. Rosbrian's Zanjabeel, trained by Ricky Hendriks, wins $175,000 Lonesome Glory Stakes
  71. Union Rags' get score 7 top finishes in just 6 days
  72. Catholic Boy wins the Travers by four lengths, now a G1 winner on both dirt and turf
  73. Ricky Hendriks saddled two steeplechase stakes winners in two days at Saratoga
  74. Cynthia and Charles McGinnes as breeders and Dale Capuano as trainer each had three wins on Maryland Pride Day, Md.-bred Monte Crista wins Stakes at Saratoga
  75. Md-bred Distant Shore wins, thrilling 75 of the owners who were at the track
  76. Pa-bred Call Paul wins Saratoga Special, Diversify wins Whitney after 45 minute rain delay
  77. Kate and Bernie Dalton team up to win two at Monmouth
  78. Good Magic wins the G1 Haskell at Monmount Park, and Tenfold wins the Jim Dandy at Saratoga
  79. Pa-bred Unique Bella wins G1 Hirsch Stakes, Sweet Bye and Bye and Fielder win at Parx
  80. Show Court holds off Iranistan to win the G1 A.P. Smithwick
  81. Jonathan Sheppard trainee Rose Tree wins $100,000 Northern Fling Stakes
  82. Downtown Cowboy wins the Kari Boyes Memorial Stakes
  83. Unique Bella wins $400,000 Beholder, Bernie Houghton trains $100,000 winner at Penn National
  84. Md-bred Still Having Fun and Pa-breds Spring Quality and Prince Lucky win on the undercard of Justify's Belmont Stakes win
  85. Dawn Wall wins $50,000 Filly & Mare Stakes at Fair Hill
  86. Irish War Cry wins, Match series begins, Trigger Warning wins Tom Ridge Stakes
  87. Mark Beecher trained and rode Carnival Cat to win the Preakness Novice Timber at Potomac
  88. Ricky Hendriks wins two at Radnor, including one for his mother Wendy in the feature
  89. Rosbrian's Zanjabeel, trained by Ricky Hendriks, wins $200,000 Iroquois Stakes
  90. Doc Cebu wins featured $35,000 Willowdale Timber race
  91. Richard Valentine wins two, including the G2 Hurdle, at the Virginia Gold Cup
  92. Sanna Neilson saddled Kings Apollo to win the Winterthur Bowl Open Timber
  93. Jonathan Sheppard wins two in N.C., including the featured Sport of Kings Novice Hurdle with Taper Tantrum
  94. Senior Senator wins his second Maryland Hunt Cup, and loved the run the whole way
  95. Ricky Hendriks wins 3 at Foxfield Spring Races
  96. Joe Davies swept the board at the Grand National Steeplechase, winning all three races including the featured Grand National
  97. Favorites beaten in two stakes Middleburg, while Kathy Neilson saddled Super Saturday to win the Timber Stakes
  98. Sean McDermott rides the Block House winner, Sheppard extends his lead in Trainer, Races Won
  99. Sanna Neilson saddled Kings Apollo to win the Open Timber at the Fair Hill Point-to-Point
  100. Zanclus, ridden by Daren Nagle, run-away winner of the My Lady's Manor Timber Stakes

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