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Snap Decision rolls in wiring field in Sheppard
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SNAP DECISION CARRIES Graham Watters over a fence en route to a flag-to-wire victory in Thursday’s $150,000 Jonathan Sheppard Stakes at Saratoga Springs, N.Y. (Chelsea Durand/NYRA)
SARATOGA SPRINGS, N.Y. --- When Hall of Fame trainer Jack Fisher saw his esteemed steeplechaser Snap Decision was assigned a field-high 164 pounds for the Grade 1, $150,000 Jonathan Sheppard Handicap, he nearly decided against running the son of Hard Spun in the 2 3/8-mile test for older horses. But Snap Decision answered the challenge with aplomb, posting an impressive open-lengths victory on Wednesday at Saratoga Race Course.