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Red-hot Demonstrative tops Grand National field
BARNSTORMING IS ONE OF four jumpers trained by Hall of Fame conditioner Jonathan Sheppard entered into Saturdays $250,000 Grand National in Far Hills, N.J. - photo by Photo courtesy of NYRA
In a race that will go a long way toward determining the year-end championship, Jacqueline Ohrstrom’s Demonstrative will meet reigning Eclipse Award winner Divine Fortune in the historic $250,000 Grand National, the featured race of Saturday’s 94th annual Far Hills Races. The 2 5/8-mile Grand National, which has decided the last three Eclipse winners, caps an exciting afternoon of racing at Moorland Farms. In all, purses for the seven races total a season-leading $580,000 will be contested.