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Leipers Fork Steeplechasers' Tomgarrow, with Tom Garner up, won the International Gold Cup convincingly for trainer Leslie Young. ©Tod Marks

Saturday was a day of mostly “twos” at the International Gold Cup Races at Great Meadow Race Course in The Plains, Va. Tennessee owner Gill Johnston captured two races, as did jockey Gerard Galligan. Trainer Leslie Young padded her lead with a pair of victories on the eight-race card, too. And two riders, Stefan Tobin

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The steeplechase community will get a much-needed morale boost as the abbreviated Spring season will finally get underway in a big way with an 11-race card at Glenwood Park in Virginia on June 13. The blockbuster program, which begins at 12:30 pm and will be live streamed, has drawn more than 200 entries, including also-eligibles. Highlighting the program is the G3 Temple Gwathmey Stakes, which has drawn a G1 field of nominees, among them: Scorpiancer, Zanjabeel, Surprising Soul, Moscato, and Iranistan. In the co-featured Middleburg Hunt Cup, three of timber racing's best will also go at it -- Doc Cebu, Schoodic, and Andi'Amu. Here are photos of some of the contenders who are expected to participate.

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