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Lonesome Glory Handicap kicks off NSA fall campaign
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TWO-TIME CAROLINA CUP-winning jockey Tom Foley will don the silks and return to the saddle to ride Spy in the Sky in Thursdays $150,000 Lonesome Glory Handicap at Belmont Park.
Jacqueline Ohrstrom’s Demonstrative, current leader in the National Steeplechase Association’s 2014 earnings standings, will meet 2013 Eclipse Award winner Divine Fortune on Thursday in Belmont Park’s $150,000 Lonesome Glory Handicap.Both are winners of Grade 1 races this year, and Demonstrative will carry the 158-pound highweight after his professional victory in Saratoga Race Course’s $150,000 New York Turf Writers Cup on Aug. 25. Bill Pape’s Divine Fortune, winner of the $150,000 Calvin Houghland Iroquois in May, was weighted at 154.Robbie Walsh returns aboard Demonstrative for trainer Richard Valentine in the 2 1/2-mile Lonesome Glory. Darren Nagle, sidelined for much of the current season with a broken leg after a training accident in March, will ride Divine Fortune.