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“Queen” for the day

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BATTLE OF THE SEXES: The mare The Mean Queen and Richie Condon outduel Snap Decision and Graham Watters in the Grade 1 Lonesome Glory.

Buttonwood Farm’s The Mean Queen prevails in epic grade one showdown vs. Snap Decision Whether you were there in person or watching the live stream, Thursday’s $150,000 Lonesome Glory hurdle stakes at Belmont Park was a race fans will be talking about for a long time. The showdown between the quirky, but freakishly talented mare

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Iroquois photo recap

The National Steeplechase Association spring season came to an exciting conclusion with the 80th running of the Iroquois Steeplechase Races in Nasvhville, Tod Marks has the photo recap.

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