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Demonstrative, Divine Fortune take their rivalry to Saratoga
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DEMONSTRATIVES TRAINER, RICHARD VALENTINE (right), will give Robbie Walsh (left) a leg up in Thursdays $100,000 A.P. Smithwick Memorial Chase at Saratoga.
Jacqueline Ohrstrom’s Demonstrative and Bill Pape’s Divine Fortune, who finished a neck apart in their most recent meeting, will clash again in Saratoga Race Course’s $100,000 A. P. Smithwick Memorial (Gr. 1) on Thursday.A top-shelf field of eight was entered for the 2 1/16-mile Smithwick, the featured jump contest on Saratoga’s first Steeplechase Thursday doubleheader which has a 1 p.m. post time. Kicking off the race program will be a $65,000 optional allowance hurdle that drew a full field of 12 with two also-eligibles.Demonstrative and Divine Fortune met most recently in the $150,000 Calvin Houghland Iroquois (Gr.