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The Steeplechase at Callaway Gardens, 2019.

While the marquee races of this Covid-abbreviated National Steeplechase Association calendar were run long ago, Saturday’s Steeplechase at Callaway Gardens in Pine Mountain, Ga., cemented the title of leading trainer and set up a showdown for top rider at the season’s final meet in Charleston, S.C., on Nov. 15. With two victories on the seven-race

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Middleburg, here we come!

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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