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Curve of Stones, jockey Barry Foley and trainer David Bourke in the paddock at the Virginia Fall Races.

Despite the challenges imposed by Covid-19, the organizers of Saturday’s International Gold Cup meet have managed to put together an expansive and eclectic card that offers something for just about everyone. The only thing missing are the fans — the 35,000 or so who typically congregate at Great Meadow Race Course in The Plains, Va.,

Scenes from the Willowdale Point-to-Point

Though it wasn't the typical race meet held at the Kennett Square, Pa., course in May, the hastily scheduled Oct. 17 point to point was a boost to the community and gave horsemen a bonus opportunity to compete in both sanctioned and unsanctioned races. Tod Marks has the photo recap.

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