Sure, the weatherman is calling for temperatures to hover around the low 50s for Saturday’s 45th running of the Marion duPont Scott Colonial Cup Steeplechase Races. But at least it is supposed to be sunny so, there is little chance of a repeat of the rain- and cold-ravaged 2000 Colonial Cup. The gates to the Springdale Race Course will swing open to the general public at 9 a.m. The Jack Russell Terrier Races will begin at 9:30 a.m. with the Salute to the Military kicking off at 11 a.m. The first race of the afternoon will meet the starters’ flag at 12:30 p.m. The day of racing, featuring the $100,000 Colonial Cup (Gr.
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