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Megan Connolly interviewed Robert Waley-Cohen, then the chairman of Cheltenham Racecourse, at last year's Far Hills Races. (Tod Marks photo)

The Far Hills Races will have an international cast of horses, owners, and trainers on Saturday, and the races will be available for viewing and betting worldwide. The Far Hills broadcast can be accessed from the New Jersey meet’s website, www.farhillsrace.org or the National Steeplechase Association’s home page, www.nationalsteeplechase.com. The Far Hills broadcast will feature

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    FAR HILLS BROADCAST, BETTING GO WORLDWIDE

    The Far Hills Races will have an international cast of horses, owners, and trainers on Saturday, and the races will be available for viewing and betting worldwide. The Far Hills broadcast can be accessed from the New Jersey meet’s website, www.farhillsrace.org or the National Steeplechase Association’s home page, www.nationalsteeplechase.com. The F...
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    ZANJABEEL TOPS FERGUSON MEMORIAL NOMINEES

    Zanjabeel, the reigning Eclipse Award champion, leads a list of 10 nominees to the $75,000 David L. “Zeke” Ferguson Memorial (Gr. 2), the featured hurdle race at the 36th annual International Gold Cup on Saturday, Oct. 26. Also on the program are the $75,000 International Gold Cup over timber fences and the $40,000 Steeplethon Stakes...
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    ANDI’AMU HEADS INTERNATIONAL GOLD CUP NOMINEES

    Ballybristol Farm’s Andi’amu, whose undefeated season over timber fences includes a Virginia Gold Cup victory, heads a strong list of eight nominees to the $75,000 International Gold Cup, the timber feature of the 36th annual International Gold Cup meet on Saturday, Oct. 26. Also on the program are the $75,000 David L. “Zeke” Ferguson Memorial...
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    STEEPLECHASING’S INTERNATIONAL MARKET

    Steeplechasing is an increasingly international sport, and the Far Hills Race Meeting is the principal crossroads where Ireland, the United Kingdom, and Europe meet America. For evidence of Far Hills’ role in steeplechasing’s globalism, look no further than the entries for Far Hills’ signature race, the $450,000 Grand National (Gr. 1). Of the 13 h...

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Foxfield recap: Doyle wins three; trails Mitchell by one in jockey standings

Talk about a huge weekend. Jockey Jack Doyle, who struck twice at Shawan on Saturday, came back to capture three more on Sunday at Foxfield in Virginia, to come within one victory of Michael Mitchell's season-leading 17. Doyle took the maiden-claiming opener with Gill Johnston’s Be Counted. Next, he landed the maiden hurdle aboard KMSN Stable’s Inverness for trainer Keri Wolfsont. He then captured the third and final hurdle race, also a maiden event, on the card with Hudson River Farms’ Skydiving for trainer Jonathan Sheppard. Betsy Burke Parker has the photo recap.

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