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Houghton scores a stakes win, Hendriks and Motion have winners

LAUREL, Md.--Bernie Houghton saddled Barlar, LLC's homebred Vault to win the $100,000, 1 1/16 miles Thirty Eight Go Go Stakes for fillies and mares 3 years old and up at Laurel Park on Nov. 30.

Vault James McCueVault winning at Laurel (Photo by James McCue)She was born at our farm," said Houghton, referring to his mother Betsy's Sylmar Farm in Christiana, Pa. "She's a half-sister to Mirth, who ran in the Breeders' Cup earlier this year."

By Jump Start out of Di's Delight, by French Deputy, 3-year-old Vault stalked the pace, took command in upper stretch and drew way to win by 3 1/2 lengths over Jehozacat, with Trolley Ride, also trained by Houghton, third.

In scoring her first stakes win, Vault has now run her record to five wins, four seconds and one third from 13 starts and has earned $188,614, but she didn't win for the first time until her fifth race.

"Like all Jump Starts, she was just a little slow in getting started," said Houghton. "But now, she just keeps getting better. She's a nice filly and nice to train, although she's a little strong galloping. She's down in Florida, in Ocala, now for a couple of months rest."

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Michael Matz has two winners, including a Tapit filly

LAUREL, Md.--Michael Matz saddled George Krikorian's homebred Bo's Image to win a $40,920, 1 1/8 mile Maiden Special Weight at Laurel Park on Nov. 14.

Matz Bos imageBo's Image"She's a Tapit filly, and she's a little delicate," said Matz. "She has a mind of her own. She was in California, at the track, and things were happening too fast. They felt she would be better at Fair Hill. It just took her a little while to get it all together."

By Tapit out of a Giant's Causeway mare, Bo's Image has now run three times, finishing third in her first start at Delaware on Aug. 19 and the off the board at Laurel on Sept. 29 before winning on Nov. 14.

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Leslie Young wins two at Charleston while Rosbrian's Global Freedom wins 3 y.o. championship

HOLLYWOOD, S.C.--Leslie Young saddled two winners at the Steeplechase of Charleston, including the winner of the featured 3-year-old hurdle, but, Global Freedom, trained by Ricky Hendriks,won the 3-Year-Old Championship  with the most money won throughout the year.

Ricky HendriksRicky Hendriks trains the 3-year-old championIn a remarkable display of sportsmanship, Mikey Mitchell, who had tied for the lead in Rider, Races Won, with Jack Doyle at Callaway Gardens the week before, called all his trainers and told them he wasn't going to Charleston.

He could have ridden any number of favorites at Charleston, but Doyle had suffered a severe injury, a badly broken jaw and ripped open cheek when a horse with a toe grab stepped on him after a fall in the last race there, and Mitchell wasn't going to take the championship when his opponent was sidelined.

What a classy, classy move.

In a thrilling finish, three horses finished across the track in the $25,000, 2 mile Alston Hurdle for 3-year-olds, with Irv Naylor's Must See the Doc (GB), trained by Young, just holding off  by a neck Hudson River Farm's Another Try, trained by Jonathan Sheppard, with Global Freedom (GB) another neck back in third.

Owned by George Mahoney's Rosbrian Farm, ridden by Gerard Galligan and trained by Hendriks, Global Freedom, who won the $50,000 Gladstone Stakes at Far Hills, totalled $32,500 in jump purses to win the 3-year-old championship over Must See the Doc, who had $24,000.

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Betsy Houghton's Pocopson Station wins first time out

CHRISTIANA, Pa--Pocopson Station, bred by Betsy Houghton, owned by her Sylmar Farm and trained by her son Bernie, won an $18,100, 5 1/2 furlong Maiden Claiming race for 2 year olds at Penn National on Nov. 8.

Bernie Betsy Thomas HoughtonThe Houghtons, Bernie, left, Betsy and Bernie's son Thomas "We bred him here," said Houghton of the gelding who was in for a price of $25,000. "He's by Friesan Fire out of Sabbath Bay, by Real Quiet.

"We really liked him, but we never thought he'd win first time out. We thought he'd need a race. He ran terrific.

"He was born and raised here. He's named for where I came from, Pocopson Station. My parents had a farm two farms down from the Lyman's. My brother Harry built a house on that farm, and he still lives there.

"Pocopson Station is a nice, big horse. In the beginning of the race, he didn't know what was going on, and then it suddenly clicked. I thought the other horse that Bernie trains, Life Master, was going to win. He led through most of the race but he finished third. I was glad when I thought he was going to win," said Houghton. "We  like his owner, Nicholas Fazzolari.

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Jack Fisher wins the feature at Callaway Gerdens with Storm Team

PINE MOUNTAIN, Ga.--Jack Fisher saddled Sheila Williams and Northwoods Stable's Storm Team, ridden by Mikey Mitchell, to win the $75,000, 2 1/4 miles Sport of Kings Novice Hurdle Stakes at Callaway Gardens in Georgia on Nov. 9.

Jack Fisher Fair Hill 2Jack Fisher, Leading Trainer, Races Won, with 37 winsStorm Team won by 1 length over Riverdee Stable's City Dreamer (Ire), also trained by Fisher and ridden by Jack Doyle.

Mitchell's win propelled him into a tie for the Leading Rider, Races won, with Doyle.

The course at Callaway Gardens favored speed, and horses running in the front did well through the day.

"It's horses for courses," said Fisher. "Storm Team is a front end horse. We're going to try him over timber next year. He's been trying it out for himself by jumping out of fields. He's going to fox hunt this winter, get more experience over timber."

"We're not going to Charleston," said Fisher, referring to the final steeplechase meet of the year, the Steeplechase of Charleston in Hollywood, S.C.

That leaves Fisher as the Leading Trainer, Races Won, with 37 wins to Jonathan Sheppard's 20 wins.

Doyle had a fall over the last fence in the final race of the day when Zanzi Win (Fr) pecked badly and almost fell.

"Jack got badly hurt yesterday, he broke his jaw" said Fisher in an interview on Nov. 10. "With us not going to Charleston, that leaves Mikey and Jack in a tie for Leading Rider, Races Won. Jack's very classy. It's nice for them to share the title."

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Vault, trained by Bernie Houghton, set a track record, and Graham Motion saddled a stakes winner

GRANTVILLE, Pa.--Bernie Houghton saddled Barlar LLC's homebred Vault to win a $28,900, 1 mile and 70 yards Allowance Optional Claiming race for fillies and mare 3 years old and up at Penn National on Nov. 6.

bernardhoughton400pxBernard HoughtonVault finished in 1:39:55 to break a 23 year old record and set a new track record.

By Jump Start out of Di's  Delight, bu French Deputy, Vault was born at Sylmar, Bernie's mother Betsy Houghton's farm in Christiana, Pa.

"Vault is a half sister to Mirth, who just ran in the Breeder's Cup," said Houghton. "She's won four races now. She's a very nice filly, and she's going to be even better as a 4-year-old."

Houghton also saddled HnR Nothhafr Racing LLC's homebred Sunny Holly to win a $15,293, 6 furlong Claiming race for fillies and mares at Penn National on Oct. 26.

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Sharing and British Idiom win Breeders' Cup 2 y.o. races

ARCADIA, Calif.--Graham Motion saddled Sharing to win the $1 million, 1 mile Breeders' Cup Juvenile Fillies Turf, while British Idiom, by Flashback, who stands at Diamond B Farm in Mohrsville, Pa., won the $2 million, 1 1/16 mile Juvenile Fillies race at Santa Anita on Nov. 1.

Sharing Breeders CupSharing winning the Breeders Cup (Photo by Patricia McQueen)"You never expect to win, but we thought she was legitimate," said Motion of the 2-year-old filly owned by Eclipse Thoroughbred Partners and Gainesway Stable (Antony Beck). "We had planned her schedule around aiming for the Breeders' Cup."

Eclipse Partners bought Sharing, by Speightstown out of a Pleasantly Perfect mare, at the Fasig-Tipton Saratoga Select Sale in 2018 for $350,000.

Graham Motion breeders cupGraham Motion (Photo by Patricia McQueen)Sharing broke her maiden at Saratoga on Aug. 18 in her second start and then the Selima Stakes at Laurel on Sept. 21 before running in the Breeders' Cup.

This was Motion's fourth win in a Breeders' cup race, having won the Breeders’ Cup in 2004 with Turf Better Talk, with Shared Account in the Filly & Mare Turf in 2010 and Main Sequence in the 2014 Breeders’ Cup Turf.

"It was a long time between drinks, though." said Motion.

Sharing, who won the Breeders' Cup by 1 3/4 lengths, now has now three wins and a third from four starts and earnings of $730,300.

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Jonathan Sheppard had two winners at Montpelier Hunt Races

MONTPELIER STATION, Va.--Assistant trainer Keri Brion saddled two winners for Hall of Fame trainer Jonathan Sheppard at the Montpelier Hunt Races on Nov. 2, including Anticipating in the co-featured $30,000 Montpelier Cup.

jonathonsheppardWillowdaleJonathon SheppardAttracting, bred, co-owned and trained by Sheppard and ridden by Darren Nagle, won the third race, the $15,000, 2 3/8 miles Battleship maiden claiming hurdle, by 1 1/4 lengths over Dream Verse, trained by Elizabeth Voss.

"That was great," said Brion in an interview following the race. "He ran fourth at Foxfield earlier this year. He probably needed that race. We thought he'd like the course here."

Sheppard has had a great year and, with 19 wins, stands second to Jack Fisher in both Trainer Races and Money Won categories.

Fisher has 36 wins from 135 starts, and with 40 less starts, Sheppard has 19 winners, and Brion was asked what contributed to his success.

"We have a really good group that works seven days a week," said Brion. "And we work really hard for a great man."

"Vincent Bonnani bought a little piece of Attracting," said Sheppard. "He's a nice guy, and he lives in Saratoga. He's quite a steeplechasing aficionado. He always goes to Far Hills."

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Mark Beecher on Mystic Strike wins the Pa. Hunt Cup

UNIONVILLE, Pa.--Mark Beecher rode Upland Partner's Mystic Strike, trained by Todd McKenna, to win the $40,000 Pennsylvania Hunt Cup by  2 1/4 lengths over pace setting Grand Manon, owned by Armata Stables, trained by Billy Meister and ridden by Archie Macauley.

Mystic Strike leads Grand Manan over last in PHC 2Mystic Strike, right, and Grand Manan over the last in the Pa. Hunt Cup (Photo by Tod Marks)"He jumped super," said Beecher. "I know this horse now. When he gets in front, he starts to look around."

Beecher kept the 7-year-old gelding in second throughout the race behind Grand Manon, began to move up approaching the last fence, drew even and jumped the last beside Grand Manon and drew away for the win.

The stewards announced an inquiry about the first two finishers in the stretch but allowed the result to stand.

"It felt long," said Beecher of riding in the four mile Hunt Cup that drew a huge crowd on a beautiful fall day.

"They weren't planning to run him," said Beecher of Mystic Strike's connections. "I called Todd and told him to enter the horse. I told him that I knew the horse could win it. I don't ride that much any more, so I guess people believe me now when I say that."

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A well matched field is entered in the Pennsylvania Hunt Cup

UNIONVILLE, Pa.--Stand Down and Super Saturday, the first two finishers in last year’s Pennsylvania Hunt Cup, will meet again on Sunday, Nov. 3 in the 85th edition of the $40,000 timber classic in Unionville.

aboutbuttonPost time for the first race is 1:30 p.m. for the four-race program.

Frank A. Bonsal Jr.’s Stand Down will be seeking his first win since finishing 7¾ lengths ahead of Super Saturday in the 2018 Pennsylvania Hunt Cup.

He most recently finished fourth in the Genesee Valley Hunt Cup on Oct. 12.

Trainer Joseph G. Davies named Eric Poretz to ride the 7-year-old Irish-bred as usual.

Irv Naylor’s Super Saturday will be coming back on a week’s rest to contest the four-mile Pennsylvania Hunt Cup, the year’s final timber classic.

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Fisher and Sheppard dominated at the International Gold Cup while Hendriks father and son won at Aiken

THE PLAINS, Va.--Jack Fisher and Jonathan Sheppard, standing first and second in both Trainers Races and Money Won, dominated the International Gold Cup on Oct. 26, between them winning five of the six hurdle races.

Jack and Dolly Fisher 4Jack and Dolly Fisher after Schoodic's win (Photo by Tod Marks)Fisher won the two featured races, the $75,000 David "Zeke" Ferguson Memorial 2 1/8 mile hurdle with Gibralfaro, and the $75,000, 3 1/2 mile International Gold Cup Timber with his mother's Schoodic, and also won the $40,000 Maiden Hurdle with Brianbakescookies.

Sheppard saddled his own homebred Ebullience to win the $25,000 Rating Handicap at 2 miles and 1 furlong, and Hudson River Farms' Skydiving to win the $45,000, 2 1/8 mile Allowance Hurdle.

Mrs. John R.S."Dolly" Fisher's Schoodic won the timber stakes by 2 1/2 lengths over the division's leading money winner Andi'amu, trained by Leslie Young.

"She was so excited," said Fisher of his mother's reaction.

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Bernie Houghton saddled a 2 y.o. Stakes winner and then three in one night

LAUREL, Md.--Bernie Houghton had a very good week, starting Oct. 19 with a 2-year-old Stakes win and culminating on Oct. 25 with three wins in one night, two of them for family.

OurnationonparadeOurnationonparade winning the $100,000 Maryland Million Nursery StakesReeves Thoroughbred Racing's Ournationonparade won the $100,000 Maryland Million Nursery Stakes for 2 year olds at 6 furlongs by 3 3/4 lengths over a field of 10 on Oct. 19.

By Call Nation out of a Leading the Parade mare, Ournationonparade was bred by John E. Williamson III and finished second for Williamson in his first start in a maiden special weight at Laurel on Sept. 8.

"He ran real green there," said Houghton."He was looking at the stands. But he caught the eye of Dean Reeves, who bought him right after that race. He kept him with me and said to train him towards the Maryland Million."

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Brain Power won the $450,000 Grand National at Far Hills

FAR HILLS, N.J.--Jack Fisher won two stakes at the Far Hills Race Meet, but it was horses from across the pond that ruled the day on Oct. 19.

Snap Decision takes jump early in Foxbrook 1Snap Decision over a jump early in the Foxbrook Hurdle Stakes (Photo by Tod Marks)Horses that had been racing in England won three of the six races over fences, including the featured $450,000, G1 Grand National Steeplechase.

Brain Power (Ire), owned by Nicky Henderson, trained by Michael Buckley and ridden by Nico DeBoinville, won the Grand National by 15 lengths after the favorite, Wicklow Brave, fell at the last.

Fisher trained the second and third placed horses, Scorpiancer, who was a neck in front of Moscato, both owned by Bruton Street-US, and last year's winner, Jury Duty, finished fourth, 18 1/2 lengths further back.

"This must be one of the best Grand National fields ever assembled," said Mike Hansen, one of the partners in Bruton Street-US.

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Graham Motion saddled another stakes winner, and four stakes winners at Presque Isle

BENSALEM, Pa--Graham Motion has had four winners in the past week, including a stakes and an allowance winner, while Rodney Jenkins had an allowance winner and Presque Isle had four $100,000 Stakes, three of them for 2 year olds, also in the last week.

Darcy MaeDarcy Mae winning the $100,000 H.P.B.A Stakes at Presque Isle (Photo by Coady Photography)Motion saddled Calumet Farm's homebred English Bee to win the $75,000 Parx Fall Derby at Parx race track in Bensalem on Oct. 8.

"He went super," said Motion. "He's a nice horse. He just won the New Kent County Virginia Derby before that. He's a Derby horse."

"We'll give him a little break  now," said Motion. He's been going at it pretty hard all summer. Then we'll take him to Florida."

English Bee won the 1 mile turf race at Parx by a neck after stalking the pace, going four wide on the final turn and just getting up under pressure in the final strides .

English Bee has now won five times, three of them stakes, with one second and one third from 10 starts and has earnings of $327,150.

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Jonathan Sheppard wins two in Middleburg, while Leslie Young wins one in Middleburg and one in Genesee Valley

MIDDLEBURG,Va.--While Jonathan Sheppard was in Florida, assistant trainer Keri Brion  saddled two winners for the Hall of Fame trainer at the Virginia Fall aces in Middleburg on Oct. 12.

Ebullience leads first pass 1st 1Ebullience (Photo by Tod Marks Photography)Ebullience, a Pa-bred bred and owned by Sheppard, is a 7-year-old by Fairbanks out of Effervescent, who is a younger half-brother of graded stakes winner Italian Wedding, won the $20,000 Handicap by 5 1/4 lengths.

Ebullience, ridden by Darren Nagle, led the entire race to best a nine horse field for his second win over fences after splitting his time between running on the flat and over fences.

"I thought that we'd hunt him over the winter and then start him over timber next year," said Sheppard. "He's not terribly fast but he stays well and he's a good jumper. But when I mentioned that to Darren, he thought we should run him ovr hurdles again next year."

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Rodney Jenkins saddled two stakes winners at Delaware Park, Sheppard, Houghton, Motion and Matz also have winners

WILMINGTON, Del.--Rodney Jenkins saddled two Stakes winners for Mrs. Ellen Charles' Hillwood Stable LLC at Delaware Park on Sept. 28.

Rodney Jenkins good jumpingRodney Jenkins had a very successful career as a show jumper before turning to trainingShimmering Aspen, a 5-year-old mare by Malibu Moon, won the $100,000, 6 furlong Tax Free Shopping Distaff Stakes by 1 1/2 lengths.

She won that Stakes for the second year in a row, running her record to nine wins, including five stakes, one second and four thirds from 20 starts and career earnings of $415,660.

"We bought her as a yearling," said Jenkins. "We campaigned her as a 2, 3 and 4-year-old and this year. She's a very nice mare. We retired her after her win at Delaware Park. Mrs. Charles will probably breed her."

Cordmaker won the $75,000, 1 mile and 70 yards Governors Day Handicap by 1/2 length.

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  1. Bronx Beauty wins final at Monmouth, is Overall Champion of MATCH races
  2. Jonathan Sheppard wins again at Foxfield for long-time owners
  3. Jonathan Sheppard wins the featured Timber race at Shawan Downs with Codrington College
  4. Houghton wins six in one week, including a Stakes, Call Paul & Weed Wacker win Stakes
  5. Graham Motion saddled three Stakes winners at Laurel on Sept. 21, Houghton, Sheppard and Jenkins also have winners
  6. Longshot Math Wizard wins the G1, $1 million Pennsylvania Derby
  7. Surprising Soul wins the G1 Lonesome Glory while Snap Decision wins the William Entenmann Memorial
  8. Bernie Houghton wins two in one night at Penn National
  9. Hotshot Anna wins $400,000 Presque Isle Masters Stakes
  10. Five Va-breds win Stakes at Colonial, Dickinson wins a Stakes for Augustin and Ledecka wins at Presque Isle
  11. Snowie Hill wins the Randolph Rouse Stakes at Colonial
  12. Abiding Star and Dynatail lead in two division of the MATCH series
  13. Motion has two stakes and one handicap wins in one day at Saratoga & Colonial Downs
  14. Lead Investor wins Colonial Handicap for Jonathan Sheppard
  15. Teodoro won the Steeplechase Allowance at Saratoga by almost 34 lengths
  16. Jonathan Sheppard wins another, this time with a homebred
  17. Julie Gomena and Lillith Boucher saddle winners at Colonial Downs
  18. Jonathan Sheppard wins the Turf Writers for the15th time as Winston C doubles in Saratoga
  19. Varenka, trained by Graham Motion, in a dead-heat for the win in the Lake Placid Stakes
  20. Leslie Young has two steeplechase winners at Colonial Downs
  21. Fisher saddles Snap Decision to coast to the win at Saratoga's allowance steeplechase
  22. Jonathan Sheppard's Hepcat wins steeplechase at Colonial Downs
  23. Bernie Houghton saddled Imply to win on Pa Day at the Races
  24. Trip of a lifetime to Ireland for four steeplechasing youngsters
  25. Graham Motion saddles stakes winner at Saratoga, equals track record
  26. Imperial Hint breaks track record in the Vanderbilt, Motion, Matz and Houghton saddle winners
  27. Jonathan Sheppard wins the G1 Smithwick for the sixth time with Winston C
  28. Leslie Young saddles Redicean to win the Novice Stakes at Saratoga
  29. Graham Motion saddled Just Howard to win a Stakes at Monmouth
  30. Jack Fisher saddles another winner, Cite, at Saratoga
  31. Saratoga steeplechase will run Sunday, July 21
  32. Michael Dickinson has Stakes winner, Motion, Sheppard, Hendriks and Houghton saddle winners
  33. Jockey Jose Ortiz won three of the four MATCH Series races at Delaware Park
  34. Bernie Houghton wins three in four days, including Northern Fling Stakes
  35. Jack Fisher wins both steepechase races at Monmouth
  36. George Mahoney's Rosbrian Farm has two flat winners at Parx in races for steeplechasers
  37. Sheppard saddles Belmont Allowance winner, Motion has Canadian Stakes winner, Hendriks, Houghton, Matz and Dickinson have winners
  38. McGinnes' Dendrobia wins, More Than Good wins a Stakes, Graham Motion, Bernie Houghton and Michael Matz saddle winners
  39. Four girls have been chosen for a trip to Ireland to learn about steeplchasing abroad
  40. Rodney Jenkins saddled a Maryland winner while Bernie Houghton, Graham Motion, Jonathan Sheppard and Michael Dickinson all had winners
  41. Imply wins Lyphard Stakes, Catalina Cruiser wins G2 True North on Belmont Day, Zipper's Hero rewards breeder Peter Giangiulio
  42. Penn National hosts second round of the MATCH series
  43. Call Paul wins Danzig Stakes, Graham Motion saddled a Canadian Stakes winner and Bernie Houghton has two winners
  44. Amnicalola wins hurdle stakes at Fair Hill, Jack Fisher increased his lead in Trainer, Races Won
  45. Schoodic wins Novice timber at Fair Hill, making it three wins in a row
  46. Explorationist & English Bee win stakes, Graham Motion and Bernie Houghton train winners
  47. Kathy Neilson saddled Pured It to win Radnor Hunt Cup Timber Stakes
  48. Jack Fisher has strong contender in Radnor's timber stakes, Alwaysmining goes for 6th stakes win in Preakness and Sheppard & Motion have winners
  49. Jack Fisher wins four at Iroquois including G1 Stakes with Scorpiancer
  50. Mark Beecher rides one and trains one to wins at Willowdale Steeplechase
  51. Fisher and Sheppard have recent winners entered in hurdle and timber races at Willowdale on May 12
  52. Optimus Prime wins the G2 David Semmes Memorial Hurdle, Andi'amu wins the Virginia Gold Cup Timber Stakes
  53. Jonathan Sheppard has impressive Maiden winner at Foxfield
  54. Jack Fisher saddled three winners at Queens Cup, has a stranglehold on Trainer's leads
  55. Senior Senator wins the Maryland Hunt Cup for the third time in extraordinary fashion
  56. Carnival Carl wins Open Timber in a thriller at Fair Hill Point-to-Point
  57. MATCH races at Laurel, Irish Strait and Alwaysmining win stakes
  58. Senior Senator wins the Grand National for the third time
  59. Jack Fisher wins three at Middleburg Spring, including the G2 Temple Gwathmey
  60. The MATCH series of races begins April 20 at Laurel Park
  61. Fair Hill includes Easter activities along with timber, hurdle and flat racing
  62. The Grand National draws a field of 13 top timber horses
  63. Jack Fisher wins 2 at the Manor - leads NSA Trainer standings
  64. Regally Irish wins Bridgetown Stakes, Winx retires a winner
  65. Joe Davies won 3 at Elkridge-Harford while Jimmy Day won 4 at Old Dominion
  66. Joe Davies saddled Hill Tie to win the featured Open Timber at Brandywine Hills Point-to-Point
  67. Orchestra Leader wins in impressive fashion in Camden
  68. Mark Beecher wins three at Green Spring Valley P-to-P
  69. Julie Gomena trained three winners at Orange County
  70. Brandywine Hills Point-to-Point features 5 exciting timber races
  71. Senior Senator won the Cheshire Bowl in a Maryland Hunt Cup preview
  72. Kathy Neilson leads in Trainer, Races won with three wins
  73. Flaming Sword wins for Joy Slater at Piedmont Point-to-Point
  74. Cheshire Point-to-Point draws stellar entries
  75. Hendriks, Poretz and Yeager win the Foxhall Farm Team Chase for Elkridge-Harford
  76. Ricky Hendriks opened the sanctioned steeplechase season at Aiken with three wins
  77. Jonathan Sheppard saddled three winners at Warrenton Point-to-Point
  78. Steeplechasing's spring season begins in Aiken on March 23
  79. An exciting month of Delaware Valley point-to-point racing begins March 24
  80. Australian Supermare Winx Looks Destined for Yet More Success in Sydney
  81. Santa Anita closed to racing and training due to horses' fatalities
  82. New Jersey provided $100 million to horse racing, and immediately betting increased
  83. Optimus Prime and Bedrock top National Steeplechase ratings
  84. Still Having Fun's racing success rewards his dam and breeders
  85. Presenting Percy Could Now Head Straight To Cheltenham Festival
  86. With breeder's rewards money ensured, Pa-breds have a rosy future
  87. Zanjabeel, Unique Bella and Shamrock Rose win Eclipse Awards
  88. Union Rags has two more impressive winners in Spring Lily and Dessman
  89. Tequilita wins G3 Rampart Stakes at Gulfstream
  90. Accelerate Out for Further Glory
  91. N.J. Senate committee clears a bill to give $20 million to horse racing annually
  92. Call Paul and Please Flatter Me win major Pa-bred stakes
  93. Jack Fisher takes both Trainer, Races Won and Money Won titles
  94. Pa-bred Shamrock Rose wins Breeders' Cup Filly & Mare Sprint
  95. Joe Davies saddled Stand Down to win the $40,000 Pennsylvania Hunt Cup
  96. Fisher and Sheppard each have three winners at meets on Nov. 3
  97. Three Horses To Watch At The Breeders' Cup Classic
  98. Ricky Hendriks wins with Optimus Prime, moves into first in both Trainer, Races and Money Won
  99. Bernie Houghton saddled Crabcakes to win the Maryland Million Distaff, and Michael Matz saddled Winter Union to win and Tequilita to place second
  100. Beautiful race courses around the world

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