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Wednesday, October 28, 2020

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Jonathan Sheppard goes two ahead in Trainer Races won with two wins at the International Gold Cup

THE PLAINS, Va.--Parker Hendriks rode Sherry Fenwick's Anticipating, trained by Jonathan Sheppard, to win the $30,000, 2 1/8 mile Ratings Handicap, the featured hurdle race at the International Gold Cup, to give Hendriks his first sanctioned race win and Sheppard the first of his two wins on the day.

jonathonsheppardJonathon SheppardSheppard is now leading Jack Fisher by two wins, 14 to 12, in Trainer, Races Won, while Fisher still leads, $371,560 to Sheppard's $313,440 in Trainer, Money Won.

Hendriks got the usual reward for winning his first sanctioned race, a bucket of water dumped over his head.

Hendriks benefited from a big difference in the weights, with Anticipating carrying 134 to second placed New Member, trained by Fisher, who carried 158 pounds.

"I told Parker that there wasn't much pace in the race, so I told him to go out in the lead and take advantage of the break in the weights," said assistant trainer Keri Brion, who saddled all Sheppard's horses at the Gold Cup. "Parker gave him a brilliant ride.

"Parker has worked for us for almost two years now," said Brion. "He comes in every day,, even with school. e works very hard, so he deserved that."

Sheppard's second win came with Hudson River Farm's Galway Kid (Ire), ridden by Darren Nagel in the $25,000 Rating Handicap Hurdle.

Brion found Galway Kid in Ireland at Mick Goff's, and he is now one of the most consistent steeplechasing horses, with three wins, a second and a third, all but his first win coming this year..

He broke his maiden at Callaway last fall and won at Middleburg earlier this year.

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Liz Merryman's Caravel wins second Stakes at Presque Isle

ERIE, Pa.--Caravel,, bred, owned and trained bybElizabeth M. (Liz) Merryman and ridden by Pablo Morales, won the $80,000, 6 1/2 furlong Malvern Rose Stakes for 3-year-old Pa-bred fillies at Presque Isle on Oct. 22.

Caravel Malvern Rose CoadyCaravel winning the Malvern Rose Stakes (Photo by Coady Photography)This was her second Stakes win, both at Presque Isle and both under Morales, and her fourth win from five starts, running her earnings to $140,872 and contributing to Morales' Leading Jockey title at Presque Isle.

Caravel sprinted to the lead from the start, setting fractions of 23.28, 45.85, 1:09.15 and drew off to win by 4 3/4 lengths in 1:15.40..

"She shot out of the gate at the start when she broke, so it was clear we'd take the  lead," said Morales. "I was nursing her all the way, and I had a ton of horse left in the tank when I hit the stretch, and when I asked her she just took off."

"I love this horse," said Morales. "She's so fast but does it so easily. The quarter in .23 wasn't fast for her, she did it last time in .21."

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Fisher and Sheppard have multiple entries in the International Gold Cup's races

THE PLAINS, Va.--Jack Fisher and Jonathan Sheppard, tied at the top in Trainer, Races Won, each have multiple entries in the International Gold Cup on Saturday, Oct. 24.

International Gold CupThe crowded stands at last year's International Gold CupThe races will be live streamed, aand viewers can tune in to http://nsa.network.video/ to watch the races.

Fisher has eight entries in five of the eight races over fences while Sheppard has 12 entries in seven races.

Each has one entry in the featured $25,000 International Gold Cup Timber Stakes, with Fisher entering Mrs. S.K. Johnston's Hanno, ridden by Mikey Mitchell, while Sheppard has Hudson River Farm's Codrington College, ridden by Darren Nagle.

But also entered is Rebecca Shepherd's Curve of Stones, trained by David Bourke, who won two weeks ago at the Virginia Fall Races

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Queen Medb scores a game win in the H.P.B.A. Stakes at Presque Isle Stakes

ERIE, Pa--Queen Medb (Ire) won her first stakes since being imported into this county in late 2018, gamely holding off a fast closing Irony of Reality by 1/2 length for the victory at Presque Isle on Oct. 19.

Queen Medb CoadyQueen Medb (Photo by Coady Photography)Owned by Madaket Stables, Tim and Anna Camron and Bradley Thoroughbreds, trained by Brendan Walsh and ridden by Willie Martinez, Queen Medb won the $75,000 H.P.B.A. Stakes at Presque Isle and now has three firsts and four seconds from 10 starts in this country.

"She was her own pilot," said Martinez of Queen Medb after her win on the all-weather track at Presque Isle. "I was just there for the ride."

"Down the lane, she showed her class," said Martinez. "She's really game. When she saw that horse coming to her on the outside, she took off again. She saw the horse on the outside before me. I was more concerned with the horse inside me."

"She just took off," said Martinez. "I was a passenger."

Racing mid=pack through the beginning of the 1 mile and 70 years race, Queen Medb got through on the inside turning into the final turn, swung three wide entering the stretch, overtook the leaders and held on for the win.

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Hendriks family joins together to win the Louis Neilson timber at Willowdale

KENNETT SQUARE, Pa.--With Wendy Hendriks as owner, son Ricky as trainer and grandson McLane as jockey, Officer Sydney's win in the BNY Mellon Wealth Management and Selkirk Partners Apprentice Timber Race in honor of Paddy Neilson was a Hendriks family affair.

McLane Hendriks on Officer SydneyMcLane Hendriks on Officer SydneyAnd to make it even more of a family affair, it was another of Wendy's grandsons, Parker Hendriks, who placed second by 3 lengths on Sherry Fenwick's As You Like It, trained by Sanna Neilson.

"That was a very special race to win," said Wendy. "Officer Sydney seemed like he was going well the whole time. He jumped really weel. He just flew the two big hedges in front of the stands and the water jump. But McLane said he had a bad jump when he was out of sight up at the top of the course."

"It seemed strange to be there without any spectators," Said Wendy, "Dixon did a beautiful job, the course was perfect. Dixon and Kathy have to be commended for getting it all together."

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Big field for Louis Neilson Apprentice Timber at Willowdale

KENNETT SQUARE, Pa.--A big field of 12 is entered for the National Steeplechase sanctioned Apprentice Timber race being run in honor of Louis Neilson III,  including two of his grandchildren.

Willowdale 2Willowdale racesSkylar McKenna, the daughter of Kathy Neilson, is named on two horses, Sycamore Run Farm & Move Up Stable's Pured It, and Nancy A, Read''s Awesome Adrian, both trained by Kathy Neilson.

Parker Hendriks, the son of Sanna Neilson, is named on Sherry L. Fenwick and Jonathan Sheppard's As You Like It, trained by Sanna Neilson.

Sheppard, who is tied for the lead in Trainer, Races Won with Jack Fisher, has Andrew Takacs' Pav Yer Tack, ridden by Even Ledyard, entered.

The Willowdale Steeplechase is jumping in to help the sport of steeplechasing continue creatively during the pandemic.

Willowdale will host three Point- to- Point races and the one sanctioned race on Saturday, Oct. 17, but no spectators will be permitted, and unfortunately there is no live streaming of the races.

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Michael Matz wins three races in one week

LAUREL, Md.--Michael Matz had three winners in one week, including two allowance winners and a maiden special weight winner, the most recent being Richard L. Goldman's Maryland homebred Good Life Cider in a $38,850 Allowance race for fillies and mares 3 and up at 1 1/16 miles on the turf at Laurel Park on Oct. 10.

Michael Matz04Michael Matz"This was only Good Life Cider's fifth start," Matz said of the 3-year-old filly. "She was just a  little green in hr first starts."

Good Life Cider ran three times in 2019, finishing third, then second and then first in maiden races.

"I took her to Florida last winter and never got a race  in her, so Mr. Goldman said to send her back up north," Matz said. "Then she got a little sick. This was the best race she's run in."

Good Life Cider is by Uncle Mo out of Apple Cider, by More than Ready.

"Mr. Goldman's son is also involved in racing, and he told me that Good Life Cider's half-brother, by Flatterer, was the second highest priced horse at the recent Fasig-Tipton sale at Timonium," said Matz.

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Fisher wins two in Middleburg to move into a tie with Sheppard for Leading Trainer, Races Won

MIDDLEBURG, Va.--Jack Fisher, with two wins to Jonathan Sheppard's one win at the Virginia Fall Races in Middleburg on Oct. 19, moved back into a tie for Leading Trainer, Races Won and extended his virtually uncatchable lead in Trainer, Money Won.

1st race winners circle Lemonade Thursday with Jack Fisher Sean Clancy1st race winners circle, Lemonade Thursday with trainer Jack Fisher  (far right) and Sean Clancy of Riverdee Stables (fourth from left) (Photo by Tod Marks)If Sheppard goes on to win the Trainer title, it means he would have won Leading Trainer titles for six decades, having won his first Leading Trainer, Money Won title in 1970.

"I don't really care that much about winning the Trainer title," said Fisher. "I've stopped on a lot of my horses. It's more satisfying to have a really good year like we did last year."

Fisher still leads by almost $90,000 in Trainer, Money Won.

With no major stakes races left in the remaining five meets, Fisher has had some younger maidens he had run this fall, but his barn is weighted towards stakes horses so most of his top horses are finished for the year.

Fisher said he would run Doc Cebu at the Gold Cup on Oct. 24 and that New Member might run again, as well as Pepe Le Pugh in a steeplethon.

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The Sheppard vs. Fisher battle for Leading Trainer contines Saturday in Middleburg

MIDDLEBURG, Va.--Jonathan Sheppard, who just moved into the lead in Trainer Races, Won, 11 to 10 over Jack Fisher, has eight horses entered in Saturday’s Virginia Fall Races at Glenwood Park in Middleburg, seven in hurdle races that count towards the title, while Fisher also has eight entered, six in hurdle races.

jonathonsheppardWillowdaleJonathon Sheppard (File photo)But with multiple entries in one race and crossover entries, Sheppard has six chances to win while Fisher has four, so the race to the Races Won title will continue to be tight, while Fisher, who has over a $78,000 lead in Trainer, Money Won, $340,610 to $261,840 for Sheppard, seems to have a lock there, with reduced purses in the remaining five steeplechase meets favoring Fisher's big lead..

One of Sheppard's entries is in a flat race while two of Fisher's are in flat races that do not count towards the Races Won title.

 Nine races, seven of which are hurdle races with purses totaling $115,000 are offered at Middleburg.,

Because of ongoing Covid-19 protocols, the event will be run without spectators, but it will be live streamed on the National Steeplechase Association's website with a first-race post time of 12:30 p.m.

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Jonathan Sheppard moves into the lead in Trainer, Races Won

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va.--With a win by KMSN Stable's Inverness in the featured $15,000 Ratings Hurdle handicap at the Foxfield Fall Races o Oct, 4, Jonathan Sheppard moved into the lead in Trainers/ Races Won.

Keri Wolfsont pats Inverness near wire in 2ndKeri Brion pats Inverness near wire in a race prior to Foxfield (Photo by Tod Marks)Sheppard dominated as steeplechasing's Leading Trainer in the 70s, 80s and 90s, winning the Money Won title 23 times, until Jack Fisher began to dominate the Trainer awards in the 20s.

Sheppard now leads in Trainer, Races Won, with 11 wins to Fisher's 10, but Fisher still leads by a large margin in Trainer, Money Won.

With five meets remaining on the fall schedule, it may be a race to the wire for the Leading Trainer titles, but Fisher's stable is full of top rated horses, while Sheppard's is full of young, up-and-coming horses as well as a few stakes horses, so with all the upcoming meets concentrating on lower rated horses and amateur and apprentice races, and no stakes races left on the schedule, Sheppard's barn may have the slight edge in Races Won.

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The filly Swiss Skydiver beat Authentic in the Preakness while Graham Motion had four seconds in stakes on the undercard

BALTIMORE, Md.--Robby Albarado, basically washed up after multiple serious injuries and the third choice to ride Swiss Skydiver, made the critical move, diving the filly inside on the turn into the stretch, that shot the filly past the favored Authentic and into the lead in the Preakness.

Race 11 237 Swiss Skydiver Swiss Skydiver beats Authentic in the PreaknessPeter Callahan’s filly Swiss Skydiver beat Authentic with second-fastest time in Preakness history, becoming the sixth filly to win the 1 3/16-mile classic for 3-year-olds.

She finished in 1:53.28, second only to 1973 Triple Crown champion Secretariat’s 1:53 clocking.

In other races at Pimlico, Graham Motion had four seconds in stakes on the undercard as well as a fourth, good results but also very frustrating.

Liz Merryman had a homebred run third in one of those stakes.

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Foxfield Races begins NSA abbreviated fall season with live streaming available

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va.--The jumpers head to Charlottesville, Va., on Sunday for the Foxfield Races, the first of three fall National Steeplechase Association meets to be run in Virginia in October.

Steeplechase genericSteeplechasing file photoThe card, consisting of seven races -- five over hurdles and two on the flat -- carries purses totaling $55,000.

The meet will be live streamed via the NSA web site, www.nationalsteeplechase.com, with post time at 12:30 p.m.

Because of restrictions due to Covid-19, the meet will take place without fans.

The jump races include two maiden claimers, a filly and mare maiden hurdle, ratings handicap, and an apprentice rider hurdle race.

One of the flat races, too, is restricted to apprentice jockeys.

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Foxfield Races to be livestreamed on National Steeplechase Association website

ELKTON, Md--The National Steeplechase Association (NSA) announced that the fall season’s first sanctioned race meet, The Foxfield Fall Races, will take place Sunday, Oct. 4 in Charlottesville, Va.

Foxfield racesFoxfield racesWhile the races will run without spectators and under strict health and safety protocols, the NSA will livestream the races, feature commentary from the industry’s experts and strong competition by steeplechasing’s top horsemen.

In making the announcement, NSA President Al Griffin said, “This year has provided plenty of challenges for our sport, yet we continue to persevere. Despite the onerous regulations and protocols, were able to run all of our races at Saratoga for the first time in a long while. We are in the process of indoctrinating a great group of young jockeys to American Steeplechasing this fall. Everyone is stepping up and making the most of our limited opportunities. Our fall live streaming opportunity is due to the generosity of our sponsors: Brown Advisory, Charleston Post and Courier Newspaper, Bruton Street (Charlie Fenwick, Charlie Noell, Mike Hankin) and The Virginia Equine Alliance. This unprecedented support will allow us all to view steeplechasing at a time when spectators are not allowed at the race meets.”

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Willowdale Steeplechase to Host Point- to- Point Races and an Apprentice Timber Race in Honor of Louis Neilson, III

 KENNETT SQUARE, Pa.--The Willowdale Steeplechase is jumping in to help the sport of steeplechasing continue creatively during the pandemic.

Willowdale 1Willowdale's water jumpWillowdale will host three Point- to- Point races and one sanctioned race on Saturday, Oct. 17.

No spectators will be permitted.

The Willowdale Steeplechase is committed to the health and safety of all participants and members of the community and as such will follow strict COVID 19 protocol in accordance with CDC and state of Pennsylvania guidelines, so in order to adhere to these safety measures, this will be a No Spectator event.

A COVID screening questionnaire will be completed and a temperature check will be done as each person enters the grounds.

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Sklyar McKenna rides three winners at Shawan Downs

HUNT VALLEY, Md.--Skylar McKenna won thee races, including the featured Open Timber, and also placed second or third in four others to hit the board in all seven of the races she rode in on the nine race program at the Races at Shawan Downs on Sept. 26.

Skylar McKenna and Kathy NeilsonFile photo of Skylar McKenna and Kathy NeilsonDue to having to be run without spectators, thus losing one of it's major fund raisers, Shawan Downs ran as a unrecognized point-to-point, without purse money, and stressed amateur and apprentice races..

Riding Charles Fenwick's Royal Ruse, trained by her aunt Sanna Neilson, McKenna led for most of the race and, when Curve of Stones, who had been stalking in second, lost his rider at the second to last fence, she went on to win by about 15 lengths over Mystic Strike.

"I'm very fortunate to be able to ride Royal Ruse," said McKenna. "I rode him in races this past spring, and I fox hunt him. He's a vey nice hore, super classy and a  very good jumper."

It was appropriate that Fenwick's horse won one of the two featured races as Fenwick is the moving spirit behind the Shawan Downs races.

Sideling Hill was third and Doc Cebu, past Timber Horse of the Year, was fourth, although he just galloped along in the rear of the pack for most of the race and didn't seem to be seriously contesting the race.

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Houghton, Sheppard and Hendriks have multiple winners

CHRISTIANA, Pa.--Bernie Houghton of Christian trained three winners in one day, while Jonathan Sheppard of West rove, Pa., had two winners in one day and a third on another, while Ricky Hendriks of Unionville, Pa., also had two winners in one day, and Graham Motion also had a winner.

Bernie HoughtonBernie HoughtonHoughton's three wins came on Sept, 223, one at Parx in the afternoon and two that evening at Penn National.

Kim Eshelman's homebred Trolley Ride won a $45,000, 7 furlong Allowance race for fillies and mares 3 and up at Parx by 3/4 length after saving ground early, splitting rivals and holding on for the win.

"She's a nice filly," said Houghton. "There were a couple pf top fillies in there, and she did a good job."

"She's won about 230,000, and she's been stakes placed," said Houghton. "She's a nice Pa-bred. Kim has worked for us for four years. She works on the farm and breaks yearling for us."

Barlar LLC's Witch won the first race at Penn National that evening, a $15,400, 1 mile and 70 yards Claiming race, by 1 length.

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More Articles ...

  1. Virginia Fall Races to be run without spectators
  2. The Hendriks and Neilson families had good days at the Blue Ridge Hunt Point-to-Point.
  3. Augustin Stables' Theodora B, trained by Michael Dickinson, wins the TVG Stakes at Kentucky Downs
  4. Foxfield Steeplechase will be run without spectators, but it will be live streamed
  5. Ricky Hendriks has three winners at Old Dominion Point-to-Point
  6. It's A Journey wins thriller in Mrs.Penny, Jockey Mychel Sanchez and Trainer Ed Coletti Each Win Two
  7. Iranistan wins $50,000 Saratoga steeplechase, Sheppard and Fisher tie for lead in Trainer, Races Won
  8. Authentic beats Tiz the Law in the Kentucky Derby
  9. Preakness Stakes to be run without spectators
  10. Officials Announce the Horseracing Integrity and Safety Authority; Horseracing Integrity Act to Be Introduced in Senate
  11. Liz Merryman's homebred Caravel a Stakes winner
  12. Abreviated fall schedule announced by NationalSteeplechase Association
  13. Sheppard's French Light and A Silent Player finish won-two in a steeplechase at Saratoga
  14. Graham Motion has a Stakes winner and one placed
  15. Old Dominion and Blue Ridge Point-to-Points to open steeplechasing's fall season
  16. Kentucky Derby to be held without fans
  17. Leslie Young's Rashaan, Redicean one-two finish defeats two favorites
  18. Snap Decision an easy victor in Saratoga Novice Stakes
  19. Augustin Stable's Theodora B wins the G2 Dance Smartly Stakes at Woodbine
  20. Moscato and Optimus Prime renew rivalry in G1 New York Turf Writers Cup, Snap Decision looks dominant in Walsh Novice Stakes
  21. Colonial Downs has cancelled the remainder of its meet, a bitter pill for steeplechasing
  22. Iranistan leads all the way to win a $50,000 Steeplechase Handicap at Saratoga
  23. Jonathan Sheppard has two winners in three races at Colonial Downs
  24. Longshot Court Ruler outkicks Global Freedom to win the Allowance at Saratoga
  25. Tiz the Law wins the Travers by 5 1/2 lenghts
  26. Hendriks and Sheppard have three winners each, while Motion and Houghton also have winners
  27. Parx cancels all open stakes, including the Pennsylvania Derby
  28. 2 year olds to be scoped for survey of pulmonary bleeding
  29. Jonathan Sheppard has a first and a second at Colonial Downs
  30. 2-year-old racing to resume in Maryland
  31. Parx has two contenders in the top 10 for the Kentucky Derby
  32. Jack Fisher wins another at Saratoga, this time with Fast Car
  33. Revised Pa-bred stakes includes five on Labor Day's Pa Day at the Races
  34. Matz has an allowance winner plus Hendriks, Houghton and Motion winners
  35. Moscato out-finishes Optimus Prime to win the G1 A.P. Smithwick
  36. Snap Decision wins the Jonathan Kiser Novice Stakes
  37. Snap Decison big favorite in Kiser, Smithwick very competitive field led by Optimus Prime and Moscato
  38. Lasix-free 2-year-old racing in Maryland pilot program through 2023
  39. Houghtons win three in a row with homebreds on July 15
  40. Award-winning "Saratoga Live" returns for fifth season
  41. Pa Day at the Races will be on Labor Day at Parx
  42. Jonathan Sheppard has an Allowance winner, Graham Motion & Bernie Houghton also have winners
  43. Mirth, Senior Senator win Pennsylvania Iroquois Championships Awards
  44. Maryland trainers and racetrack owners differ about the use of Lasix in 2-year-old races
  45. Hendriks saddles two winners, Houghton also has two winners
  46. Motion saddled 3 winners, including Mean Mary in the New York Stakes, Dickinson, Houghton and Jenkins also have winners
  47. Jack Fisher wins four at the Gold Cup, including both features
  48. Houghton's Sylmar Farm has two winners, a second and two thirds in one night at Penn National
  49. Kentucky Derby to have spectators
  50. Mean Mary looks to intimidate competition in G2 New York Stakes
  51. Graham Motion wins a stakes at Belmont a day after Sharing ran a great second at Ascot
  52. Former steeplechase jockey Barclay Tagg saddled the Belmont winner Tiz the Law
  53. Two G1 Steeplechase races among 71 stakes at Saratoga
  54. Bernie Houghton wins first time back, Matz and Motion have winners, Ward has 2 seconds at Ascot
  55. Tim Keefe announced racing in Maryland will continue through the summer
  56. Dendrobia wins at Laurel for trainer Tim Keefe
  57. Sheppard wins three at Middleburg, Fisher wins two, including the Temple Gwathmey (3)
  58. WATCH MIDDLEBURG SPRING ON NSA NETWORK
  59. Penn National and Parx to resume racing June 19 and 22 respectively
  60. Sharing to go in the Coronation at Ascot
  61. Laurel opens, Pa. racing to start in about three weeks, Monmouth in N.J. to resume July 3
  62. Here's what to expect In the Belmont Stakes 2020 line-up of horses
  63. Breeders' Cup Juvenile winner Sharing wins her first race back
  64. Cheshire P-to-P postponed, Tampa and Keeneland add extra days
  65. Restarting racing the main topic at the PHBA annual meeting
  66. Maryland racing put off again
  67. Belmont Park opens for racing June 3, with the Belmont Stakes June 20
  68. Gov. Wolf refusing to open racing in Pennsylvania
  69. Michael Matz saddled Just Whistle to win the Sunday Silence Stakes
  70. Preakness to be held Oct. 3 at Pimlico
  71. Laurel hopes to reopen May 22
  72. Santa Anita Park to reopen live racing this Friday, May 15
  73. Racing begins at Churchill Saturday, Belmont Park main track opens for training
  74. Pimlico to be rebuilt with Laurel updated
  75. PHTA President Sal DeBunda updates efforts to resume racing in Pennsylvania
  76. MTHA President answers questions about Maryland racing
  77. Belmont and Saratoga meets still up in the air
  78. Tampa extends meeting while Churchil now scheduled to open stable area May 11 and Laurel mandates facemaasks instable area
  79. HPBA hopes to see racing begin again at Penn National June , $250,000 to fund investigating doping in races
  80. British racing, now canceled, is hoping for a phased approach to resume racing.
  81. Belmont opening delayed, no date set for resumption of racing
  82. Racetracks hope to reopen in June, while meantime breeders' awards appear to be safe.
  83. MATCH series racing canceled
  84. Saratoga meet still scheduled to begin July 14
  85. Alex G. Campbell's homebred Mean Mary wins second stakes, while trainer Graham Motion says lack of racing hasn't affected him so far
  86. Jockey Castellano tested positive for coronovirus but Gulfstream can continue to race
  87. The use of drugs and the number of fatalities in racing in the U.S. versus those in Europe
  88. New York-based trainers support eliminating race-day Lasix
  89. Jonathan Sheppard has two homebred winners at Warrenton
  90. Mischevious Alex wins G3 Gotham, gets 50 points for the Kentucky Derby
  91. Kathy Neilson saddles two winners at Rappahannock
  92. Northeast PA breeders and trainers respond to Gov. Wolf’s plan to fund scholarships by raiding Trust Fund for Breeder Funds
  93. George Mahoney and trainer Ricky Hendriks have two 2019 top graded winners entered at Rappahannock
  94. Cheshire and Brandywine to count towards Delaware Valley Point-to-Point Championships
  95. While Pa. fights Governor's attempt to steal horsemen's fund, Md. organizes $389 million remake of Laurel and Pimlico
  96. Michael Matz has a nice Allowance winner at Gulfstream while Bernie Houghton saddled four winners, all for family, at Penn National
  97. Mean Mary wins the La Prevoyante Stakes at Gulfstream
  98. Winston C. trained by Jonathan Sheppard, wins the Eclipse Award
  99. Motion and Houghton have winners
  100. George Mahoney's Global Freedom is the 3-year-old steeplechase champion
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