Alas, our Marshall County horses were not winners.
In the first race, Najjm carried his amateur jockey, Michael Bordwell, who was having his first rides at an official National Steeplechase Association meet, to a fourth-place finish and a share in the prize money for Karen Grey. Najjm also got the prize for best turned out. Ted Thompson's runner, Regal Again, took sixth place with Nicholas McMillan, his owner's son.
Calvin Houghland has been involved with steeplechase racing since the 1940's. He won the Iroquois as a jockey in 1943, and as an owner in 1958, 1961, 1964, and ...Pick up a copy of today's edition for full coverage and photos.