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Demonstrative heads Grand National field
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Jacqueline Ohrstrom’s Demonstrative, winner of the $150,000 New York Turf Writers Cup Handicap, will battle with several veteran runners and new arrivals to American racing in the $250,000 Grand National (Gr. 1), highlight of the star-studded Far Hills Races on Saturday.Trained by Richard Valentine, Demonstrative will be making his first start since a one-length score in the New York Turf Writers on Aug. 23. He was entered to run in Belmont Park’s $150,000 Lonesome Glory Stakes on Sept. 27 but was scratched when regular jockey Robbie Walsh was hurt in the preceding race.