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Wednesday, February 19, 2020

Racing

Mean Mary wins the La Prevoyante Stakes at Gulfstream

HALLANDALE BEACH--Graham Motion saddled Alex G. Campbell, Jr.'s homebred Mean Mary to win the $200,000, 1 1/4 mile La Prevoyante Stakes on the turf at Gulfstream Park on Jan. 25.

Mean MaryMean Mary (Photo by Adam  Coglianese)Leading every step of the way, Mean Mary, ridden by Luis Saez, set slow fractions of 25.48, 51.60, 1:17.34 and 1:42.59 and had plenty left at the end to win by 5 lengths.

The announcer on TVG blamed the other nine jockeys for allowing Saez to get away with a crawling pace that let Mean Mary get away with an easy win.

"It looked like it was going to set up that way," said Motion. "There wasn't any other pace in the race."

"I'm not going to be in any hurry to run her back," said Motion. "She's had a bit of a campaign. I may put her away for awhile. I'd like to have her for a big summer and fall campaign in those bigger races. I think she could be competitive in that division."

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Winston C. trained by Jonathan Sheppard, wins the Eclipse Award

WEST GROVE, Pa.--Hudson River Farms’ Winston C, trained by Jonathan Sheppard to easily wIn Saratoga Race Course’s two G1 jump races, was honored Thursday evening with the Eclipse Award as North America’s champion steeplechase horse in 2019.

Winston C leads Vosne Romanee to wire in Smithwick 5Winston C leads Vosne Romanee to the wire in the G1 Smithwick (Photo by Tod Marks)An Irish-bred gelding by Galileo’s son Rip Van Winkle, Winston C won over two other G1 winners: Michael Buckley’s Brain Power, who came from England to win Far Hills’ Grand National, but only ran that one time in this country, and Bruton Street-US’s Scorpiancer, the 2017 Eclipse Award champion who won the Calvin Houghland Iroquois for a second time but didn't run in Saratoga and finished behind Winston C in the Lonesome Glory.

Winston C and other Thoroughbred champions were honored at the 49th annual Eclipse Awards dinner at Gulfstream Park in Hallandale Beach, Fla.

Accepting the Eclipse Award was Hudson River Farms owner Edward P. Swyer, who was accompanied by Sheppard’s assistant, Keri Brion, jockey Thomas Garner, and National Steeplechase Association director Eve Ledyard.

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Motion and Houghton have winners

WESTCHASE, Fla.--Graham Motion had three winners. including two allowances races, while Bernie Houghton saddled two winners, including a homebred for his mother Betsy.

Graham Motion breeders cupGraham Motion with his 2019 Breeders' Cup trophy (Photo by Patricia  McQueen)Motion saddled Alex Campbell's homebred Bye Bye Melvin to win a $75,000, 1 mile turf Allowance race at Tampa Bay Downs by 3/4 length on Jan. 8.

"He's won back to back races now," said Motion. "He'll probably run next in a stakes at Tampa. His sister is Mean Mary, who just won an allowance race at Gulfstream, and she'll race next in the La Preveyante Stakes at Gulfstream."

Bye Bye Melvin, by Uncle Mo, broke his maiden at Tampa on Dec. 7 and now has two wins and a third from five starts and $32,840.

Calumet Farm's homebred Bee Catcher won a $50.000, 1 mile turf Maiden race at Gulfstream Park by 1 length on Jan. 18."He's a nice  little horse," said Motion. "He's bred closely to English Bee, who was a graded stakes winner for me. He's improved a little every time I've run him."

Bee Catcher now has one win, one second and one third from four starts and $43,400.

Earle I Mack LLC's homebred Robin Hood won a $29,667. 1 mile Starter Optional Claiming race at Laurel Park by 1/2 length on Jan. 16.

"He's a useful horse," said Motion. "He had throat issues, and he had throat surgery. This was an easier spot for him. He's been pretty consistent since he had the throat surgery."

Robin Hood has three wins, one second and three thirds from 13 starts and $86,475  in earnings.

 

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George Mahoney's Global Freedom is the 3-year-old steeplechase champion

BALTIMORE, Md.--Global Freedom, owned by Geroge Mahoney's Rosbrian Farm, shipped in from Ireland to secure a victory in Far Hills’ Gladstone Stakes for leading Irish trainer Gordon Elliott and was honored as the 3-year-old champion steeplechaser on Jan. 16.

Scorpiancer and Moscato by Sam RobinsonScorpiancer and Moscato, a painting by Sam RobinsonThe champions of 2019 were all honored Thursday evening at the annual Steeplechase Awards Dinner and Dance, sponsored by the National Steeplechase Association and the Steeplechase Owners and Trainers Association and held at the Maryland Club in Baltimore.

"Global Freedom  is on vacation now," said Mahoney. "He's at Ricky Hendrik's farm, and he'll be trained by Ricky next year. He'll start back up in the spring."

"Ricky spent a week in Ireland at Gordon Elliott's farm a couple of weeks ago." said Mahoney. "Gordon has over 200 horses in training. He won four races at one meet the first day Ricky arrived."

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Tim Kreiser wins Penn National Leading Trainer title for sixth time

GRANTVILLE, Pa.--Tim Kreiser began 2020 the same that that he has ended the last six consecutive years, as Leading Trainer.

Venus Ramey T KreiserAnd he started his lead in 2020 in a dramatic way, by winning three races in one night on Jan. 2.

Winning three in one night has happened a few times," said Kreiser. "Let's go wire to wire as trainer."

Kreiser won both the first and second races on Jan. 3, first saddling Robert A. Derr's My Only Sunshine to win a $14,400, 6 furlong race for $10,000 claimers by a nose, and then saddling Derr's Just do the Math to win a $10,800, 6 furlong race for $5,000 claimers by 2 1/2 lengths.

His third win came in the sixth race, again for Derr, and this time with Venus Ramey in an $18,100, 6 furlong race for $16,000 claimers by 2 lengths.

"That was really strange," said Kreiser. 'I claimed Venus Ramey for $5,000, and mine was the only claim in for her. Then I moved her up to a $16,000 claiming price, and she was claimed."

Trainer Brandon Kulp claimed Venus Ramey for Cynthia Powers.

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Michael Matz has two winners, including Ebullient, at Gulfstream

HALLANDALE BEACH, Fla.--Michael Matz started off 2020 in the right way, saddling two winners in two days on Jan. 1 and 2 at Gulfstream Park.

EbullientEbullient"They were both tough races, so we were quite happy with both horses," said Matz.

On Jan. 1, he saddled Charles K. Marquis and John T. Behrent's Ebullient to win a $51,000, 1 1/16 mile Allowance race for fillies and mares by 3 1//4 lengths.

"I've had Ebullient since she was a 2-year-old," said Matz. "She was a little late getting started. She had tendonitis. Then she acted liked she wanted to go long, but she never finished up well. Then when we ran her short, she wasn't fast enough."

"She worked like a real good horse in the morning, so we didn't know whether we just had a morning glory," said Matz. "We kept scoping her, and finally we tied down her tongue. In that race, I just told the jockey to let her go and see what happened."

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Graham Motion saddles two stakes winners and two maiden winners in one day

LAUREL, Md.--Dec. 28 was a pretty special day for Graham Motion as he saddled two stakes winners as well as two promising maiden winners, including one $100,000 stakes winner at Laurel.

Majestic ReasonMajestic ReasonPeter Pugh had a winner a winner at Gulfstream the day before for a horse he, Wendy Hendriks and Margaret Dupree co-own.

Majestic Reason, bred and owned by Richard L. Golden and Mrs. Ellen Charles in Maryland, won the $100,000, 6 furlong  Willa On the Move Stakes at Laurel by 3/4 length.

"I've had her from the beginning," said Motion. "She's a homebred of Mr. Golden and Mrs. Charles, who is a big Maryland owner. They partner on one horse every year."

"She's been a really neat filly," said Motion. "She's very honest. She''s hit the board every time except the one time I took her to Aqueduct. I had considered giving her some time off, but there's a good chance she'll run in the Barbara Fritchey in the middle of February. That's Laurel's most prestigious race for fillies and mares. I'd hate for her to miss that."

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Graham Motion and Bernie Houghton saddled allowance winners

GRANTVILLE, Pa.--Betsy Houghton had two 2-year-old homebred winners, both trained by her son Bernie, in a 10 day period, while Graham Motion saddled a maiden and an allowance winner, both of which he said are very promising, in the same period.

My Lilly Pad B DMy Lilly Pad winning an allowance race at Penn National (Photo by B  & D Photos)

Motion saddled Windy Lane, bred by Tyler B. Jones and owned by Windy Lane Stable, to win a $47,320 Maiden Special Weight for 2-year-old fillies by 1 length at Laurel.

"Windy Lane came to me over the summer," said Motion. "I trained her mother, so I know the family a little. I think this filly will benefit from running longer. this race was visually impressive as she came from far off the pace."

Motion said he plans to keep Windy Lane at Fair Hill through the winter.

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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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Much needed Horseracing bill languishes in House of Representatives

WASHINGTON, D.C.--The House of Representatives now has 220 cosponsors of the Horseracing Integrity Act of 2019, which would create an independent body, the Horseracing Anti-Doping and Medication Control Authority under the oversight of the United States Anti-Doping Agency (USADA).

Racig generic 3Unfortunately, the House, which will not be back in session until January due to Christmas, has been consumed by impeachment, so bills are in limbo, therefore it is unsure at this time whether the bill will get a vote in the House, but given the fact that the majority of House members now support the bill, it would likely pass.

Congress may not agree on much, but thankfully seems to agree that reform is needed in the horse racing industry, but despite that agreement, nothing is being done.

Not only would this bill benefit race horses, but without it there's a good chance that, beginning with California, racing might be banned throughout the country, destroying an industry that is loved by many and that gives jobs to millions of people.

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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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  1. Jonathan Sheppard had two winners at Montpelier Hunt Races
  2. Mark Beecher on Mystic Strike wins the Pa. Hunt Cup
  3. A well matched field is entered in the Pennsylvania Hunt Cup
  4. Fisher and Sheppard dominated at the International Gold Cup while Hendriks father and son won at Aiken
  5. Bernie Houghton saddled a 2 y.o. Stakes winner and then three in one night
  6. Brain Power won the $450,000 Grand National at Far Hills
  7. Graham Motion saddled another stakes winner, and four stakes winners at Presque Isle
  8. Jonathan Sheppard wins two in Middleburg, while Leslie Young wins one in Middleburg and one in Genesee Valley
  9. Rodney Jenkins saddled two stakes winners at Delaware Park, Sheppard, Houghton, Motion and Matz also have winners
  10. Bronx Beauty wins final at Monmouth, is Overall Champion of MATCH races
  11. Jonathan Sheppard wins again at Foxfield for long-time owners
  12. Jonathan Sheppard wins the featured Timber race at Shawan Downs with Codrington College
  13. Houghton wins six in one week, including a Stakes, Call Paul & Weed Wacker win Stakes
  14. Graham Motion saddled three Stakes winners at Laurel on Sept. 21, Houghton, Sheppard and Jenkins also have winners
  15. Longshot Math Wizard wins the G1, $1 million Pennsylvania Derby
  16. Surprising Soul wins the G1 Lonesome Glory while Snap Decision wins the William Entenmann Memorial
  17. Bernie Houghton wins two in one night at Penn National
  18. Hotshot Anna wins $400,000 Presque Isle Masters Stakes
  19. Five Va-breds win Stakes at Colonial, Dickinson wins a Stakes for Augustin and Ledecka wins at Presque Isle
  20. Snowie Hill wins the Randolph Rouse Stakes at Colonial
  21. Abiding Star and Dynatail lead in two division of the MATCH series
  22. Motion has two stakes and one handicap wins in one day at Saratoga & Colonial Downs
  23. Lead Investor wins Colonial Handicap for Jonathan Sheppard
  24. Teodoro won the Steeplechase Allowance at Saratoga by almost 34 lengths
  25. Jonathan Sheppard wins another, this time with a homebred
  26. Julie Gomena and Lillith Boucher saddle winners at Colonial Downs
  27. Jonathan Sheppard wins the Turf Writers for the15th time as Winston C doubles in Saratoga
  28. Varenka, trained by Graham Motion, in a dead-heat for the win in the Lake Placid Stakes
  29. Leslie Young has two steeplechase winners at Colonial Downs
  30. Fisher saddles Snap Decision to coast to the win at Saratoga's allowance steeplechase
  31. Jonathan Sheppard's Hepcat wins steeplechase at Colonial Downs
  32. Bernie Houghton saddled Imply to win on Pa Day at the Races
  33. Trip of a lifetime to Ireland for four steeplechasing youngsters
  34. Graham Motion saddles stakes winner at Saratoga, equals track record
  35. Imperial Hint breaks track record in the Vanderbilt, Motion, Matz and Houghton saddle winners
  36. Jonathan Sheppard wins the G1 Smithwick for the sixth time with Winston C
  37. Leslie Young saddles Redicean to win the Novice Stakes at Saratoga
  38. Graham Motion saddled Just Howard to win a Stakes at Monmouth
  39. Jack Fisher saddles another winner, Cite, at Saratoga
  40. Saratoga steeplechase will run Sunday, July 21
  41. Michael Dickinson has Stakes winner, Motion, Sheppard, Hendriks and Houghton saddle winners
  42. Jockey Jose Ortiz won three of the four MATCH Series races at Delaware Park
  43. Bernie Houghton wins three in four days, including Northern Fling Stakes
  44. Jack Fisher wins both steepechase races at Monmouth
  45. George Mahoney's Rosbrian Farm has two flat winners at Parx in races for steeplechasers
  46. Sheppard saddles Belmont Allowance winner, Motion has Canadian Stakes winner, Hendriks, Houghton, Matz and Dickinson have winners
  47. McGinnes' Dendrobia wins, More Than Good wins a Stakes, Graham Motion, Bernie Houghton and Michael Matz saddle winners
  48. Four girls have been chosen for a trip to Ireland to learn about steeplchasing abroad
  49. Rodney Jenkins saddled a Maryland winner while Bernie Houghton, Graham Motion, Jonathan Sheppard and Michael Dickinson all had winners
  50. Imply wins Lyphard Stakes, Catalina Cruiser wins G2 True North on Belmont Day, Zipper's Hero rewards breeder Peter Giangiulio
  51. Penn National hosts second round of the MATCH series
  52. Call Paul wins Danzig Stakes, Graham Motion saddled a Canadian Stakes winner and Bernie Houghton has two winners
  53. Amnicalola wins hurdle stakes at Fair Hill, Jack Fisher increased his lead in Trainer, Races Won
  54. Schoodic wins Novice timber at Fair Hill, making it three wins in a row
  55. Explorationist & English Bee win stakes, Graham Motion and Bernie Houghton train winners
  56. Kathy Neilson saddled Pured It to win Radnor Hunt Cup Timber Stakes
  57. Jack Fisher has strong contender in Radnor's timber stakes, Alwaysmining goes for 6th stakes win in Preakness and Sheppard & Motion have winners
  58. Jack Fisher wins four at Iroquois including G1 Stakes with Scorpiancer
  59. Mark Beecher rides one and trains one to wins at Willowdale Steeplechase
  60. Fisher and Sheppard have recent winners entered in hurdle and timber races at Willowdale on May 12
  61. Optimus Prime wins the G2 David Semmes Memorial Hurdle, Andi'amu wins the Virginia Gold Cup Timber Stakes
  62. Jonathan Sheppard has impressive Maiden winner at Foxfield
  63. Jack Fisher saddled three winners at Queens Cup, has a stranglehold on Trainer's leads
  64. Senior Senator wins the Maryland Hunt Cup for the third time in extraordinary fashion
  65. Carnival Carl wins Open Timber in a thriller at Fair Hill Point-to-Point
  66. MATCH races at Laurel, Irish Strait and Alwaysmining win stakes
  67. Senior Senator wins the Grand National for the third time
  68. Jack Fisher wins three at Middleburg Spring, including the G2 Temple Gwathmey
  69. The MATCH series of races begins April 20 at Laurel Park
  70. Fair Hill includes Easter activities along with timber, hurdle and flat racing
  71. The Grand National draws a field of 13 top timber horses
  72. Jack Fisher wins 2 at the Manor - leads NSA Trainer standings
  73. Regally Irish wins Bridgetown Stakes, Winx retires a winner
  74. Joe Davies won 3 at Elkridge-Harford while Jimmy Day won 4 at Old Dominion
  75. Joe Davies saddled Hill Tie to win the featured Open Timber at Brandywine Hills Point-to-Point
  76. Orchestra Leader wins in impressive fashion in Camden
  77. Mark Beecher wins three at Green Spring Valley P-to-P
  78. Julie Gomena trained three winners at Orange County
  79. Brandywine Hills Point-to-Point features 5 exciting timber races
  80. Senior Senator won the Cheshire Bowl in a Maryland Hunt Cup preview
  81. Kathy Neilson leads in Trainer, Races won with three wins
  82. Flaming Sword wins for Joy Slater at Piedmont Point-to-Point
  83. Cheshire Point-to-Point draws stellar entries
  84. Hendriks, Poretz and Yeager win the Foxhall Farm Team Chase for Elkridge-Harford
  85. Ricky Hendriks opened the sanctioned steeplechase season at Aiken with three wins
  86. Jonathan Sheppard saddled three winners at Warrenton Point-to-Point
  87. Steeplechasing's spring season begins in Aiken on March 23
  88. An exciting month of Delaware Valley point-to-point racing begins March 24
  89. Australian Supermare Winx Looks Destined for Yet More Success in Sydney
  90. Santa Anita closed to racing and training due to horses' fatalities
  91. New Jersey provided $100 million to horse racing, and immediately betting increased
  92. Optimus Prime and Bedrock top National Steeplechase ratings
  93. Still Having Fun's racing success rewards his dam and breeders
  94. Presenting Percy Could Now Head Straight To Cheltenham Festival
  95. With breeder's rewards money ensured, Pa-breds have a rosy future
  96. Zanjabeel, Unique Bella and Shamrock Rose win Eclipse Awards
  97. Union Rags has two more impressive winners in Spring Lily and Dessman
  98. Tequilita wins G3 Rampart Stakes at Gulfstream
  99. Accelerate Out for Further Glory
  100. N.J. Senate committee clears a bill to give $20 million to horse racing annually

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