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Steeplechase Racing

1997–98 Major Stakes Races

Winners of major steeplechase races from Nov. 16, 1997 through Aug. 27, 1998.

LATE 1997

DateRaceLocationMilesWinnerJockeyPurse
Nov. 16Colonial CupCamden, S.C.2 3/4Lonesome GloryBlythe Miller$115,900

1998

DateRaceLocationMilesWinnerJockeyPurse
April 11Atlanta CupKingston, Ga.2SoringoverseattleJonathan Kiser$100,000
April 18Grand NationalButler, Md.3Buck JakesAnne Moran30,000
April 25Maryland Hunt CupGlyndon, Md.4Florida LawJ. Gillet50,000
May 2Virginia Gold CupThe Plains, Va.4SaluterJack Fisher40,000
May 9IroquoisNashville, Tenn.3Rowdy IrishmanVincent Marzullo100,000
Aug. 27N.Y. Turf Writers CupSaratoga, N.Y.2 3/8HokanSean Clancy100,000
Oct. 24BC Grand NationalFar Hills, N.J.2 5/8Flat TopBitsy Patterson150,000
Nov. 22Colonial CupCamden, S.C.2 3/4Flat TopColvin Ryan100,000

Harness Racing1997–98 Season