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He prowls the racetrack grounds a familiar mystery. Shadowy in sunlight. Distantly cordial. Gruffly agreeable.
FOUR ACROSS. With a big leap, Noah And The Ark (right) stays inside and catches (from left) Merry Maker, Salvador Ziggy and Seddon at the last fence of the American Grand National, the final Grade 1 of 2023, at the Far Hills Races in New Jersey.
Say It Again
“I’m going for a Gold Cup [in 2024] and then I’m going to come to Nashville for the big one in May. Then Far Hills. He’s going on tour for the whole year.”
Irish trainer Shark Hanlon, on the 2024 plans
for 2022 Grand National winner Hewick (Ire)
“This will get me out of some debt.”
Trainer Todd McKenna after winning the
American Grand National with Noah And The Ark (Ire)