The Finale

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The last day of the season. Always bittersweet. Always welcomed. Always dreaded. The great passage of time. The closure.

Jockeys and trainers will breathe a big sigh of relief, back at the barn, in the jocks’ room, at breakfast Sunday morning, on the long drive home. The Charleston Steeplechase concludes another rollicking season of steeplechasing. Titles on the line. Jack Fisher looking for his 14th, just another notch on the belt. As for Graham Watters, Tom Garner, Leslie Young and Keri Brion, this is the belt. Their firsts.

Good luck to all. 

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