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Demonstrative, Divine Fortune to tangle in Colonial Cup feature
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REIGNING ECLIPSE AWARD WINNER Divine Fortune and jockey Darren Nagle will be part of a five-horse contingent looking to bring an end to Demonstratives three-race win streak in Saturdays $100,000 Marion duPont Scott Inernational Colonial Cup Steeplechase. - photo by C-I photo by Tom Didato
Jacqueline Ohrstrom’s Demonstrative, a three-time Grade 1 winner this year, will square off with reigning Eclipse Award champion Divine Fortune in the 45th running of the $100,000 Marion duPont Scott Colonial Cup at the Springdale Course in Camden on Saturday. Trained by Richard Valentine, Demonstrative already has locked up this year’s earnings championship with his three Grade 1 victories --- Saratoga Race Course’s $150,000 New York Turf Writers Cup on Aug. 25, the $150,000 Lonesome Glory Handicap at Belmont Park on Sept. 18, and the $250,000 Grand National at Far Hills, N.J., on Oct. 18. His earnings for the year total $352,500.