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  • Demonstrative goes for a third Iroquois win Saturday.

    Mullins Pair Awaits Demonstrative in Iroquois

    For Demonstrative to nail down his third Calvin Houghland Iroquois Hurdle Stakes May 14, the 2014 champion steeplechaser will have to beat a pair of stakes winners from the barn of Ireland's champion steeplechase trainer Willie Mullins.

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    Champion Divine Fortune Dies After Fall

    Divine Fortune, the 12-year-old champion steeplechaser of 2013, was euthanized Aug. 27 as a result of injuries sustained when he fell during the New York Turf Writers Cup at Saratoga Race Course.

  • Choral Society (right) upsets the A. P. Smithwick Memorial Steeplechase.<br><a target="blank" href="http://photos.bloodhorse.com/AtTheRaces-1/At-the-Races-2015/i-THgfWZF">Order This Photo</a>

    Choral Society Upsets A. P. Smithwick Field

    For the second time in three years, trainer Jack Fisher and jockey Paddy Young teamed to win the A. P. Smithwick Memorial Steeplechase at Saratoga Race Course, this time with Choral Society Aug. 6.

  • List of Eclipse Award Winners, Votes

    Here is a complete list of the 2014 Eclipse Award winners, as voted on and presented by the National Thoroughbred Racing Association/Equibase, Daily Racing Form, and National Turf Writers Association.

  • Demonstrative and Robert Walsh take the Grand National at Far Hills.<br><a target="blank" href="http://photos.bloodhorse.com/AtTheRaces-1/At-the-Races-2014/i-ktBJwvB">Order This Photo</a>

    Demonstrative Takes Far Hills' Grand National

    Demonstrative took a big step toward the 2014 Eclipse Award as the nation's outstanding steeplechase horse when he easily captured the $250,000 Grand National Oct. 18 at Far Hills, N.J., for his third straight grade I win.

  • Makari (right) wins the 2014 A. P. Smithwick Memorial Steeplechase Stakes. <br><a target="blank" href="http://photos.bloodhorse.com/AtTheRaces-1/At-the-Races-2014/i-TfPRbqg">Order This Photo</a>

    Makari Wins Smithwick for Voss Murray

    Elizabeth Voss Murray, who recently took over the stable of her late father Tom Voss, registered her first graded stakes win July 31 when Makari eked out a nose victory in the $100,000 A.P. Smithwick (NSA-I) at Saratoga.

  • Demonstrative Nips Divine Fortune in Iroquois

    Jacqueline Ohrstrom's Demonstrative edged past Divine Fortune at the finish line to win the $150,000 Calvin Houghland Iroquois Steeplechase (NSA-I) by a head May 11 at Percy Warner Park in Nashville, Tenn.

  • Pierrot Lunaire and Bernie Dalton take the Grand National.<br><a target="blank" href="http://photos.bloodhorse.com/AtTheRaces-1/at-the-races-2012/22274956_jFd5jM#!i=2162763533&k=Mpd2RFR">Order This Photo</a>

    Pierrot Lunaire Takes Close Grand National

    Pierrot Lunaire took a big step toward a possible steeplechase Eclipse Award when he came from off the pace to overtake Divine Fortune in the $250,000 Grand National (NSA-I) at New Jersey's 92nd Far Hills Races Oct. 20.

  • Demonstrative winning the Turf Writers Cup.

    Demonstrative Leads U.S. Grand National Field

    Demonstrative, winner of the New York Turf Writers Cup Handicap (NSA-I), will battle with several veteran runners and new arrivals to American racing in the $250,000 Grand National (NSA-I), at Far Hills Races Oct. 20.

  • Demonstrative and Robert Walsh take the New York Turf Writers Cup Steeplechase Handicap.<br><a target="blank" href="http://photos.bloodhorse.com/AtTheRaces-1/at-the-races-2012/22274956_jFd5jM#!i=2043339689&k=G9WfW77">Order This Photo</a>

    Demonstrative Skirts Trouble in Turf Writers

    Jockey Robert Walsh deftly avoided trouble on Demonstrative when leader Divine Fortune fell over the final jump, going on to win the $150,000 New York Turf Writers Cup Steeplechase Handicap (NSA-I) at Saratoga Aug. 23.

  • Saratoga Diary: Bourbon, Hold the Water

    Rain entered the picture early on Thursday. By 7:00 am, it was teeming. Then it stopped and stayed dry for the rest of the day, although a few miles away there were downpours.