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Thursday, October 14, 2010


A field of nine is scheduled to go to the starting line for Saturday’s $50,000 International Gold Cup, the fifth race on the six race card.
He's A Conniver

1 MUSIC TO MY EARS (IRE) g.12 150 Walsh, R – jockey, Anna Stable – owner, Richard L. Valentine – trainer; 2 FIELDVIEW g.7 165 Nagle, D, Irvin S. Naylor, Katherine N. McKenna; 3 GATHER NO MOSS g.9 150 Watts, M, Manown Kisor Jr,. Michael Berryman; 4 BON CADDO g.9 160 Read, C, Merriefield Farm, Dawn P. Williams; 5 HE'S A CONNIVER [L] g.8 165 Petty, J, EMO Stables, Ernest M. Oare; 6 ALBERT'S CROSSING g.10 155 Slater, J, Irvin S. Naylor, William Meister; 7 INCASEYOURAMINER g.9 150 Swope, B, Benjamin C. Swope, Benjamin C. Swope; 8 MEET AT ELEVEN (IRE) g.11 165 Young, P, Keystone Thoroughbreds, Todd McKenna; 9 SWAGGER STICK g.9 150 Dowling, W, Mrs. S. K. Johnston, Jr. Jack Fisher.

Gold Cup vetrans will note that the trainer of Swagger Stick is Jack Fisher of SALUTER fame.

(Photo courtesy of Susan M. Carter photography)

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