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Saturday, April 17, 2021


Mystic Strike leads a strong field in Saturday's Grand National

BUTLER, Md.--Mystic Strike, who slipped and fell on a turn in My Lady's Manor on April 10, leads a very competitive nine horse field in the $30,000, 3 mile Grand National Timber Stakes on Saturday, April 17.

Grand NationalGrand National field approaches the final fencesUpland Partners' Mystic Strike, who is trained by Todd McKenna and will be ridden by Chris Gracie, has six wins from 13 starts over timber, including twice winning the Pennsylvania Hunt Cup in 2019 and 2020 and My Lady's Manor in 2019.

This will be Mystic Strike's first trip to the Grand National, and he faces two horses that have started over the challenging course, among them Hill Tie, who finished third in the Allowance race there as well as fifth in the 2019 Stakes.

Owned by Sportsmans Hall  and trained by Joe Davies, Hill Tie will be ridden by Teddy Davies, but he is also cross entered in the $15,000 Benjamin H. Murray Allowance race.

Hill Tie, who has run five times over timber, has one win, one second and one third and also has run in the Maryland Hunt Cup, in which he finished fifth in 2019.

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Tomgarrow wins at Blue Ridge Point-to-Point

BERRYVILLE, Va.--Leslie Young saddled Leipers Fork Steeplechasers LLC's Tomgarrow, ridden by Gerard Galligsn, to win the 3 mile Open Timber race at the Blue Ridge Point-to-Point on Sunday, April 11 by 35 lengths over Mr. Haire, also trained by Young.

Tomgarrow and Rory YoungTomgarrow and Leslie Young's son Rory before the Open Timber raceLast year's Timber Horse of the Year, Curve of Stones, was also entered in the race but was pulled up, skipping the last fence.

"Tomgarrow ran over hurdles, and then we converted him to timber last fall," said Yonng. "He won a timber race at Shawan point-to-point and then we ran him in Georgia in a recognized race, and he won there, too, so he's now eligible for a non-winners of two."

"Originally, we were just going in that race for a nice, easy gallop," said Young. "We just wanted to get a race into him before Middleburg. We were just going for a nice gallop around. Gersrd said he never pushed him Hopefully that puts him right for Middleburg. I put Mr Haire, a maiden, in it, just to give him a trip over timber."

Despite Young saying Tomgarrow was in just for an easy gallop, Tomgarrow finished in 6:48 4/5, just 13 seconds slower than the fastest timber race of the day, the Novice Timber, won by Lisa Nelms' Arkadag, trained by David Bourke and ridden by Galligan, who won by  1 3/4 lengths over a field of four.

Curve of Stones pulled up well, said Young, and presumably was just in the race to get a 3 mile gallop into him.

Galligan rode three winners on the day, also winning on Pathfinder Racing's Milton Road,, trained by Neil Morris, in the 1 1/8 mile Maiden Flat race over a field of six and on Morgan's Ford Farm's River Deep, trained by D.M. Smithwick , who won a flat race  by a neck over a field of five.

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Vintage Vinnie wins the Manor for trainer Joe Davies

MONKTON, Md.--Armata Stables' Vintage Vinnie (Ire), trained by Joe Davies and ridden by Chris Gracie, won the $30,000 My Lady's Manor 3 mile timber race on April 10 after leading all the way in a race that was marred by the fall on turns by two of the favorites.

Joe DaviesJoe DaviesBut if you stayed home to watch the race via live stream, you might not have know that until the winner was in the winner's circle and the live stream flashed the results up on the screen.

There were live voices before and after the race, but no announcer during the race, and the first three-quarters of the race was seen only in glimpses through deep woods.

There had been no announcements of colors prior to the race, so unless you were lucky enough to know the red and gold silks of Armata Stables, you had no idea who was so far out in front.

You caught a glimpse of a horse slipping and falling on an early turn, but the camera was so far away there was no chance of spotting a number or seeing colors.

It turns out that it was Mystic Strike, a previous winner of the Manor, who fell on the turn after the seventh fence.

Then on the final turn, after the third to last fence, another horse drew even with Vintage Vinne, but again, the camera was too far away to tell who it was.

It turned out that it was Schoodic, a horse that had won five of his seven runs over timber, including the Gold Cup, but just as he got to Vintage Vinnie, he slipped and fell on the turn, leaving Vintage Vinnie to finish alone, with Bruton Street-US' Preseli Rock (Ire), trained by Jack Fisher and ridden by Connor Hankin, a distanced second.

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Keri Brion wins for the second time in Ireland with The Mean Queen

WEXFORD, Ireland--Keri Brion finished her stint of training in Ireland by saddling her second winner, Buttonwood Farms LLC's The Mean Queen, ridden by John O'Neill, who won the $12,000 Mares Maiden Hurdle at Wexford on April 9.

It was an historic win for Brion, as she is the first American trainer training in Ireland to saddle a horse to win over fences.

The Mean QueenLet to right, Keri Brion, The Mean Queen and far right, John O'Neill, after winning at WexfordRunning in the middle of the pack on the first circuit of the 2 1/2 mile race, The Mean Queen moved up gradually to be third going into the final circuit. going to the lead 3 furlongs from the wire and going on to win comfortable by about 6 lengths.

"I expected her to do well," said Brion. "She jumped beautifully. She was second at Down Royal in the Bumper race there, and the mare that beat her went on to win a race at Aintree. The Mean Queen had really bad racing luck to get beaten there."

A Bumper race is for steeplechase or hurdle horses running for the first time on the flat..

"The Mean Queen is really special," said Brion. "The Moorheads actually bought her last fall, and she won a  point-to-point in their colors being trained by James Doyle. She then had some time off and came to me in January."

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Fisher's Schoodic leads a strong group of timber entries in My Lady's Manor.

MONKTON, Md.--Schoodic looks like the horse to beat in the first major timber race of the year at My Lady's Manor, which is scheduled for Saturday, April 10, with four races including the featured $30,000, 3 mile My Lady's Manor with seven entries.

But to win, Schoolic will have to beat a previous Manor winner, Mystic Strike, as well as five other top timber horses.

Jack and Dolly Fisher 4Jack and his mother Dolly Fisher  after the Manor in 2019While a limited number of spectators will be allowed, the races will also be live streamed and available on the website of the National Steeplechase Association.

A G2 stakes winner over hurdles, Mrs. John R.S. Fisher's wel bred Schoodic, bu Tiznow, trained by her son Jack and ridden by Hadden Frost, has won five of seven starts, including the International Gold Cup Timber Stakes, since converting to timber racing in 2019.

After an unsuccessful career on the flat as a 2- and 3-year-old, Schoodic won his first start over hurdles as a 3-year-old for his breeder, Edith R. Dixon, and raced in her colors  for trainer jack Fisher throughout his hurdle career,

Running 30 times over hurdles, Schoodic won six times, including once in a G2 and once in a G3.

Running only once in 2020, placing fifth in an Allowance, this is Schoodic's first start in 2021.

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McLane Hendriks won two timber races at Brandywine Hills Point-to-Point

NORTHBROOK, Pa.--McLane Hendriks won two races, including one on Officer Sydney in the fastest race of the day, at the Brandywine Hills Point-to-Point on Easter Sunday, April 4, a beautiful spring day with the temperatures finally climbing into the 60s..

Mclane HendriksMclane HendriksOfficer Sydney is owned by McLane's grandmother Wendy Hendriks and trained by his father Ricky and he won by 2 lengths over Aquies, owned by Irv Naylor, trained by Kathy Neilson and ridden by her daughter Skylar McKenna, with Spoiler Alert, owned and trained by Billy Mister and ridden by John Brophy, third.

"George Mahoney and I bought Officer Sydney from Gordon Elliot," said Ricky,, who trained Officer Sydney to two wins over hurdles for Mahoney's Rosbrian Farm. "He got injured  in 2018, and George gave him to me."

Ricky converted Officer Sydney to a timber horse, and he's now won three timber races for the Hendriks.

 "He was a bit keen early on," said McLane. "He jumped so great, and then on the backside he just  tugged me to the lead."

Officer Sydney then led for the rest of the race, leading over the last fence and going on for the win.

"He'll go the My Lady's Manor next week," said Ricky. "I also have Cheers to Us, who won last week at Cheshire, going to the Amateur race there, and Pincer Movement (who won the last race at Brandywine under Courtney Dankanich) going in the Maiden."

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Keri Brion wins in Ireland with Scorpion's Revenge

CORK, Ireland--After a frustrating winter of canceled races and deep going disliked by her horses, trainer Kari Brion finally won a race in Ireland.

Brions string in barnKeri Brion's string in her barn in Ireland"Finally," said Brion after Irv Naylor's Scorpion's Revenge, ridden by Dan Nevin, a local jockey, won a 2 3/8 mile National Hunt Flat race at Cork on April 4. "The ground has finally come around."

Running mid-pack throughout most of the race, Scorpion's Revenge moved six wide around the final turn and went into the lead 2 furlongs from the wire.

Shall Donn moved up on his inside 1 furlong out and looked like he was going to go right on by, but Scorpion's Revenge found another gear and sprinted off to win by 1 1/2 lengths.

"When he got out in front, he was just running a bit green," said Brion. "He saw the other horse come up to him and went on again. It would have taken a good horse to get by him today."

Scorpion's Revenge went off at odds of 32-1 in the field of 17 horses.

"It was a relief to finally win," said Brion. "It was very exciting. This was my first winner since going out on my own. I had a couple of winners that I trained while I was still Jonathan's assistant trainer. I was delighted for Dan. It was his first win as a jockey, too."

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Kate Dalton and Doug Fout each win 2 at Old Dominion

BEN VENUE, Va.--Kate Dalton saddled two winners over hurdles while Doug Four trained one hurdle winner and one timber winner at Old Dominion  Point-to-Point on Saturday, April 3.

Razoul ridden by Bernie Dalton won the Open HurdleRazoul ridden by Bernie Dalton won the Open HurdleFout opened the day in the first race with Beverly Steinman's Go as You Please, ridden by Sophie Henelius, who rallied to overtake Ebullience, owned and trained by Sanna Neilson and ridden by her son Parker Hendriks, to win by a head in the Amateur/Novice Rider 2 mile Hurdle.

Dalton took the second race, the first division of the Maiden Hurdle, with Edition Farm's Riendo, ridden by Bernie Dalton. who overtook Embrace the Grind, owned by Wendy Hendriks, trained by Ricky Henriks and ridden by Courtney Dankanich, in the run in after the last fence to win by 2 lengths.

Dalton then saddled Hayabusa One to place second to Gostisbehere, owned by Riverdee Stable, trained by Jack Fisher and ridden by Graham Watters, in the third race, the second division of the Maiden Hurdle.

Gostibehere won by 2 1/2 lengths.

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Eddie Keating rode four winners at Elkridge-Harford Point-to-Point

MONKTON, Md.--Eddie Keating rode four winners, including three timber races and one flat race, on the six race card at the Elkridge=Harford Point-to-Point on April 3.

Elkride Harford"It's easy if you have good horses under you," said Keating, whose previous biggest day was three wins at Howard County last year.

Keating began his skein of victories with a win in the Open Timber on Frank A. Bonsal Jr.'s Stand Down, trained by Casey Pinkard Savin.

"He had just had a race last weekend, so this was just going to be a school around, " said Keating. "I started in the back of the field, but he was jumping so good, and with a half mile to go I was just behind the leaders, so I just kicked on and he won easy. He came out of it fresh."

Stand Down won by a couple of lengths over Kinross Farm's Just Wait and See (Ire), trained by Richard Valentine and ridden by Chris Gracie in a six horse field,

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Ricky Hendriks and Sanna Neilson saddled the winners of the Louis Neilson III Timber at Cheshire Point-to-Point

UNIONVILLE, Pa.--McLane Hendriks repeated his win in the National Steeplechase Association sanctioned $7,500, 3 mile Louis Neilson III Timber race for Apprentice Riders, but this year he did it on his Grandmother Wendy's Cheers to Us, trained by his Father Ricky.

Cheers to Us Tod Marks Cheers to Us, ridden by McLain Hendriks (Photo by Tod Marks)McLane won the Neilson last fall at Willowdale on Officer Sydney (Ire), and he was leading in the first section of the Neilson at Cheshire on Officer Sydney when he went off course and was eliminated.

McLane had already ridden once around the Cheshire course, having won the previous race, the Joseph Walker II Memorial Cheshire Bowl Open Timber on Michael A. Smith's Le Chevalier, trained by Julie Gomena, when he went off course.

"I'd' been following the other horses in the field in the Cheshire Bowl," said McLane. "In the first section of the Neilson, I was  in front. When you come off the bottom turn, there's a fence on the right that's in front of you. You have to turn sharp left to follow the course. I jumped the fence in front of me, and then I realized something was wrong when I saw the other horses all off on my left."

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William Dowling saddled Elucidation to win Novice TImber at Warrenton

WARRENTON, Va.--William Dowling saddled Elucidation, ridden by Gerard Galligan, to win the 3 mile Novice Timber race st the Second Warrenton Point-to-Point on March 27 in an extraordinary race.

Warrenton P to PAbout halfway through the race, the lead horse in the five-horse field stopped at a fence, and the one by one behind him, all the following horses stopped too.

Obviously confused, the riders milled around in a circle for a couple of minutes, and finally one set off again, followed by the rest.

Coming to the stretch, Elucidation moved into the lead and won by 1/2 length over Huyana, ridden by Eddie Keating.

"We didn't expect the leader to stop," said Dowling. "After that, it was like a roller coaster. The horses behind had no where to go. I've never seen anything like that. It was quite extraordinary."

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Mark Beecher wins three at Green Spring Valley Point-to-Point

COCKEYSVILLE, Md.--Mark Beecher had a huge day at the Green Spring Valley Point-to-Point on Saturday, March 27 with three wins, two seconds and a third in the five races he entered.

Mark Beecher at Winterthur 2018Mark Beecher was a very successful jockey before turning exclusively to training"It was nice to get back to a bit of the normal." said Beecher, who had his first runners of 2021 on Saturday after running some in sanctioned races last year. "It was nice to get back to point-to-points, they have a bit of community spirit about them."

Some spectators. socially distanced, were allowed at Green Spring.

"We ran six at Green Spring," said Beecher, who has 14 in training in Fallston, Md. "If they all run as good as that in the future I'll be happy,"

"My wife Rebecca and another girl and I do all the work with them," said Beecher.

Beecher began his win streak in the second section of the 3 1/8 mile Novice Timber race, saddling Northwood Stables' Road to Oz, ridden by Graham Watters, to move into the lead over Renegade River, trained by William Dowling and ridden by McLane Hendriks, in the stretch and go on to win by 3 lengths.

"Road to Oz is a pretty nice horse," said Beecher. "He won a hurdle race last year. He's a nice big, good looking horse. We decided to turn him over to timber, and Graham gave him a good experience in his first timber race.

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Three steeplechase point-to-points to be live streamed this weekend

With three point-to-points scheduled for his weekend, one on Saturday, March 27 and two on Sunday, steeplechasing fans will be delighted to know that all three can be viewed from the comfort of youR home via live streaming,

Cheshire 1The Green Spring Valley Hounds Point-to-Point will offer a full card of flat and timber races, as well as junior races on Saturday.

Entries for all thee meets can be found at Central Entry Office, and Green Spring Valley will be live-streamed at no charge to the public at noon on

Cheshire Point-to-Point will be held Sunday, with the entries from the two recognized races, the Louis Neilson III, to be found at the National Steeplechase Association.

Cheshire will be live streamed Sunday evening, no certain time has been announced yet, at

The Second Warrenton Hunt Point-to-Point is also to be run Sunday, with the first two hurdle races of the season scheduled.

Warrenton will be live streamed beginning at 1:00 pm at

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Neilson family dominates Cheshire Point-to-Point entries

UNIONVILLE, Pa.--Cheshire Point-to-Point on Sunday, March 28 at Plantation Field has two sanctioned races and eight point-to-point flat and timber races, and, although the meet is closed to spectators, complete taped coverage will be available later at

Neilson Hendriks McKenna families celebrate Tod MarksNeilson, Hendriks, and McKenna families celebrated the Louis Neilson II race win by McLane Hendriks (far right) at Willowdale last fall (Photo by  Tod Marks)Extended members of the Neilson family dominate the entries for the $7,500 Louis Neilson III 3 mile timber race for apprentice riders, which has been divided into two sections with four entries each.

Section one, which will be run at the seventh race at 1:30, is topped by Wendy Hendriks's Office Sydney, trained by son Ricky and ridden by grandson McLane, who won the first running of the race at Willowdale last fall.

Paddy's daughters Kathy and Sanna will saddle the other three entries, Aquies ridden by grandson Parker Hendriks and It's Nothing ridden by Aaron Davis for Kathy and Royal Ruse, ridden by granddaughter Skyler McKenna for Sanna.

Section two, to be run as the ninth race at 2:30, includes As You Like it, trained by daughter Sanna and ridden by grandson Parker, and Awesome Adrian, trained by daughter Kathy and ridden by granddaughter Skylar.

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Richard Valentine has 2 winners at Piedmont, Elkridge-Harford wins Team Race, French Light 5th at Downpatrick, local winners

UPPERVILLE, Va.--Richard Valentine saddled two winners at the Piedmont Fox Hounds Point-to-Point on Saturday, March 20, including in the featured 3 1//2 mile Rokeby Challenge Bowl timber race with Just Wait and See, ridden by Chris Gracie for Kinross Farm.

Coastal Moon Teddy Davies Joanne MaisanoCoastal Moon  ridden by Teddy Davies (Photo by Joanne Maisano)The seven races  carded at Piedmont enjoyed fairly good entries, with three horses entered in each of the four timber races and up to seven in the flat races.

With last year's Maryland Hunt Cup canceled due to Covid, this year's race, whether it will allow spectators or not still to e decided, is highly anticipated.

Just Wait and See made short work of his opposition, beating Hooded, owned by Irv Naylor, trained by Cyril Murphy and ridden by McLane Hendriks, by 1 furlong, with Flash Jackson third.

Hendriks rode Naylor's Indian Hawk (Ire) to win the first race, The George Robert Slater Memorial Maiden Timber, by a length over Chris Gracie on Include It.

 Two young, up-and-coming amateur riders had first wins over fences.

Teddy Davies had his first win over fences in the C. Reed Thomas, MFH Memorial Amateur and Novice Rider Timber on his mother Blythe Miller Davies' Coastal Moon, trained by Joe Davies.

 Davies, when he beat Chris Gracie on Hafajay (GB) by 2 1/2 lengths.

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French Light fourth at Naas, may run again next week at Down Patrick

NAAS, Ireland--Irv Naylor's French Light, trained by Keri Brion, ran fourth in a $35,500, G3 Novice Hurdle at Naas on March 14, but according to Brion took so little out of himself that they may run him back at Down Patrick in a week.

French Light and Keri BrionFrench Light and Keri BrionThe ground was horrible," said Brion. "The ground had been good, and then we got two days of rain. He didn't try that hard. If things aren't to his liking, he doesn't try."

"When we got back to the barn, he drank just three-quarters of a bucket of water and cooled out very fast," said Brion. "When I led him out the next day to graze, he reared like a stallion and tried to strike out at me. I talked to the Naylors, and there's  a race at Down Patrick for him next week. I'll enter him, and if he's still that fresh and the ground is good, we'll run him. Down Patrick is three hours north of here, and the ground is better there."

"The Naylors just bought another horse over here, Scorpion's Revenge, and he's running there," said Brion. "He'll be coming back to the U.S., and he either  go to Cyril Murphy or me."

Baltimore Bucko and The Mean Queen are running Wednesday, March 17 at Down Royal.

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  2. Warrenton Point-to-Point Saturday to be live-streamed
  3. Hidden Stash ran second in the G2 Tampa Bay Derby, but with a good excuse
  4. Saratoga and Colonial steeplechasing racing schedules announced
  5. Rodney Jenkins, Graham Motion and Bernie Houghton have winners
  6. French Light second in a Listed Novice Hurdle in Ireland
  7. Steeplechasing's spring calendar includes 13 meets with 62 races and over $1.3 million in purses
  8. Bruton Street V's Franco De Port second in G1 Novice Chase in Ireland
  9. New US Trainer Keri Brion Makes Transatlantic Champion Hurdle Entries for Winston C
  10. Hello Hot Rod beat Return the Ring at Aqueduct while Motion, Matz, Houghton and Hendriks trained winners
  11. Baltimore Bucko finishes third in Handicap Hurdle at Naas in Ireland
  12. Al Boum Photo Favorite for Third Cheltenham Gold Cup
  13. Spring steeplechase racing update
  14. Bruton Street-US's Moscato wins Steeplechasing Eclipse Award
  15. Winston C and Baltimore Bucko to race Jan. 30 at Naas
  16. Winston C's race at Navan canceled, race plans rethought
  17. French Light is second in a rated Novice Hurdle in Ireland
  18. Bruton Street-US sure to win steeplechasing's Eclipse Award
  19. Jonathan Sheppard is now retired from training in Ireland and Keri Brion trains the string
  20. Jonathan Sheppard, one of this country's winningest trainers, announced his retirement
  21. Bruton Street V's Franco De Port won the G1 Novice Chase at Cheltenham
  22. Baltimore Bucko runs good third in first Irish hurdle race
  23. Houghton and Motion have winners, Sheppard's first runner in Ireland is scheduled
  24. The importance of naming a racehorse
  25. Steeplechasing crowns its 2020 champions, including Jonathan Sheppard as Leading Trainer
  26. Wicked Strong's 2-year-old son Brooklyn Strong wins the G2 Remsen
  27. Pa. racing to continue shortened racing schedule for 2021
  28. Houghton has four winners, Motion and Sheppard also have winners
  29. Maryland to ban Lasix in graded stakes starting in 2021
  30. Correction - Sheppard has 15 Eclipse Awards
  31. Motion, Houghton and Sheppard have winners on the flat
  32. Sheppard's career includes 14 Eclipse Awards and 25 Trainer titles in six different decades
  33. Sheppard team wins four races at Steeplechase at Charleston to capture three year-end titles
  34. Jonathan Sheppard has clinched Leading trainer, Races Won heading into Charleston, the final meet of the year
  35. Jonathan Sheppard wins two more at Calloway Gardens and goes four up in Trainer race
  36. Callaway Garden to feature 5 hurdle races and 2 timber races
  37. Mystic Strike wins the Pennsylvania Hunt Cup for the second year in a row
  38. Curve of Stones tops very competitive Pennsylvania Hunt Cup field
  39. Jonathan Sheppard goes two ahead in Trainer Races won with two wins at the International Gold Cup
  40. Liz Merryman's Caravel wins second Stakes at Presque Isle
  41. Fisher and Sheppard have multiple entries in the International Gold Cup's races
  42. Queen Medb scores a game win in the H.P.B.A. Stakes at Presque Isle Stakes
  43. Hendriks family joins together to win the Louis Neilson timber at Willowdale
  44. Big field for Louis Neilson Apprentice Timber at Willowdale
  45. Michael Matz wins three races in one week
  46. Fisher wins two in Middleburg to move into a tie with Sheppard for Leading Trainer, Races Won
  47. The Sheppard vs. Fisher battle for Leading Trainer contines Saturday in Middleburg
  48. Jonathan Sheppard moves into the lead in Trainer, Races Won
  49. The filly Swiss Skydiver beat Authentic in the Preakness while Graham Motion had four seconds in stakes on the undercard
  50. Foxfield Races begins NSA abbreviated fall season with live streaming available
  51. Foxfield Races to be livestreamed on National Steeplechase Association website
  52. Willowdale Steeplechase to Host Point- to- Point Races and an Apprentice Timber Race in Honor of Louis Neilson, III
  53. Sklyar McKenna rides three winners at Shawan Downs
  54. Houghton, Sheppard and Hendriks have multiple winners
  55. Virginia Fall Races to be run without spectators
  56. The Hendriks and Neilson families had good days at the Blue Ridge Hunt Point-to-Point.
  57. Augustin Stables' Theodora B, trained by Michael Dickinson, wins the TVG Stakes at Kentucky Downs
  58. Foxfield Steeplechase will be run without spectators, but it will be live streamed
  59. Ricky Hendriks has three winners at Old Dominion Point-to-Point
  60. It's A Journey wins thriller in Mrs.Penny, Jockey Mychel Sanchez and Trainer Ed Coletti Each Win Two
  61. Iranistan wins $50,000 Saratoga steeplechase, Sheppard and Fisher tie for lead in Trainer, Races Won
  62. Authentic beats Tiz the Law in the Kentucky Derby
  63. Preakness Stakes to be run without spectators
  64. Officials Announce the Horseracing Integrity and Safety Authority; Horseracing Integrity Act to Be Introduced in Senate
  65. Liz Merryman's homebred Caravel a Stakes winner
  66. Abreviated fall schedule announced by NationalSteeplechase Association
  67. Sheppard's French Light and A Silent Player finish won-two in a steeplechase at Saratoga
  68. Graham Motion has a Stakes winner and one placed
  69. Old Dominion and Blue Ridge Point-to-Points to open steeplechasing's fall season
  70. Kentucky Derby to be held without fans
  71. Leslie Young's Rashaan, Redicean one-two finish defeats two favorites
  72. Snap Decision an easy victor in Saratoga Novice Stakes
  73. Augustin Stable's Theodora B wins the G2 Dance Smartly Stakes at Woodbine
  74. Moscato and Optimus Prime renew rivalry in G1 New York Turf Writers Cup, Snap Decision looks dominant in Walsh Novice Stakes
  75. Colonial Downs has cancelled the remainder of its meet, a bitter pill for steeplechasing
  76. Iranistan leads all the way to win a $50,000 Steeplechase Handicap at Saratoga
  77. Jonathan Sheppard has two winners in three races at Colonial Downs
  78. Longshot Court Ruler outkicks Global Freedom to win the Allowance at Saratoga
  79. Tiz the Law wins the Travers by 5 1/2 lenghts
  80. Hendriks and Sheppard have three winners each, while Motion and Houghton also have winners
  81. Parx cancels all open stakes, including the Pennsylvania Derby
  82. 2 year olds to be scoped for survey of pulmonary bleeding
  83. Jonathan Sheppard has a first and a second at Colonial Downs
  84. 2-year-old racing to resume in Maryland
  85. Parx has two contenders in the top 10 for the Kentucky Derby
  86. Jack Fisher wins another at Saratoga, this time with Fast Car
  87. Revised Pa-bred stakes includes five on Labor Day's Pa Day at the Races
  88. Matz has an allowance winner plus Hendriks, Houghton and Motion winners
  89. Moscato out-finishes Optimus Prime to win the G1 A.P. Smithwick
  90. Snap Decision wins the Jonathan Kiser Novice Stakes
  91. Snap Decison big favorite in Kiser, Smithwick very competitive field led by Optimus Prime and Moscato
  92. Lasix-free 2-year-old racing in Maryland pilot program through 2023
  93. Houghtons win three in a row with homebreds on July 15
  94. Award-winning "Saratoga Live" returns for fifth season
  95. Pa Day at the Races will be on Labor Day at Parx
  96. Jonathan Sheppard has an Allowance winner, Graham Motion & Bernie Houghton also have winners
  97. Mirth, Senior Senator win Pennsylvania Iroquois Championships Awards
  98. Maryland trainers and racetrack owners differ about the use of Lasix in 2-year-old races
  99. Hendriks saddles two winners, Houghton also has two winners
  100. Motion saddled 3 winners, including Mean Mary in the New York Stakes, Dickinson, Houghton and Jenkins also have winners

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