Chasing in Focus
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The 30-year-old followed up his smashing win in Thursday's Grade 1 Lonesome Glory, on All the Way Jose, with a two additional trips to the winner's circle at the Hunt Valley, Md., course on Saturday, aboard Welcome Here Farm's Second Amendment and Kiplin Hall's Rodriguez. Nagle, with 14 victories this year, ended the day with three more than Sean McDermott, who also is having a banner season. McDermott closed the gap to two behind Nagle with a win on Sunday at Foxfield in Charlottesviille, Va. Douglas Lees has a photo recap of the 8-race card.
The National Racing Hall of Fame inducted steeplechase legends Good Night Shirt and the late trainer Tom Voss last Friday into the Hall's Class of 2017. Photographer Tod Marks has a recap of the festivities.
Gill Johnston's Fantastic Song, trained by Fenneka Bentley and ridden by Sean McDermott, edged Rosbrian Farm's Swansea Mile in the featured optional claiming allowance hurdle at the Steeplechase of Charleston at Stono Ferry, on Saturday. In fact, the winning was spread all around as each of the five races on the card was won by a different trainer, owner, and rider. Other victors included Edition Farm's Zio Elio, a 4-year-old making his first start over jumps for trainer Kate Dalton and jockey Keith Dalton (no relation); KMSN Stable's Fort Collins (Jonathan Sheppard/Gerard Galligan) in the opening maiden claiming hurdle; Buckshot Racing Stables' Longing to Travel (Neil Morris/Kieran Norris) in the conditioned claimer; and In Memory of My Father Stable's Petak Mountain on the flat for trainer Arch Kinglsey. In the latter, jockey Emma Clifton won her first NSA race. Photographer Catherine French has the recap from Hollywood, SC.