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A change in conditions becomes a Cup ratings bonanza
Quality field of nine eyeing Saturday’s $50,000 feature
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WILLIE MCCARTHY WILL GET the ride aboard Special Skills for seven-time defending champion trainer Jack Fisher (right) in Saturday’s $50,000 Carolina Cup. - photo by Tom Didato/C-I
For the first time in its history, the $50,000 Carolina Cup will be run as a ratings handicap, and Saturday’s historic race attracted a field worthy of a graded stakes with five highweights.