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Grand National steeplechase attracts field of 14 jumpers
PERCUSSIONIST WILL DEFEND his 2010 Grand National title when he takes on 13 other jumpers in Saturdays $250,000 feature in Far Hills, N.J.
A jam-packed field of 14 horses from American steeplechasing’s championship division will line up for Saturday’s $250,000 Grand National (Gr. 1), the featured race of the 91st annual Far Hills Races. The talent-laden program at Moorland Farms in Far Hills, N.J., also features the $75,000 Foxbrook Champion Hurdle for novices in their first years of competition over fences, the $50,000 Peapack for fillies and mares, the $50,000 New Jersey Hunt Cup over timber fences, the $25,000 Gladstone for three-year-olds, and the $25,000 Harry E. Harris, a maiden allowance.