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Colonial Cup feature chase, Eclipse Award up for grabs
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It took a cold/sinus infection to do what no horse on this side of the Atlantic could do last month. In his first two starts over fences in America, Irish-bred Black Jack Blues won the $40,000 Dorothy Fred Smithwick Chase by four lengths over a field of eight starters in Middleburg, Va., on Oct. 1. Three weeks later, he wired a field of 14 horses in the $250,000 Grand National in Far Hills, N.J. The last thing left for Irv Naylor’s 8-year-old gelding to do in order to wrap up American steeplechasing’s Eclipse Award would be to win Saturday’s 42nd running of the $100,000 TD Bank Colonial Cup.

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