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Queen's Cup Steeplechase


Thousands come to see some of the most athletic thoroughbreds compete at speeds of up to 30 miles per hour. The jockeys, dressed in bright colored silks, push their sleek steeds to clear four and a half foot jumps over a two and a quarter to as much as three mile rolling turf course. The prestige of over $90,000 in purse money to the winning owners and the opportunity to bask in the glory of the winnerís circle is what itís all about from the horseís connections.