All photos by Douglas Lees.

 The 9th fence at the 111th Grand National in  Butler, Md. Left to right: Brands Hatch (Jackson Roberts, Alfa Beat (James Slater) and Justpourit (George Hundt, Jr.)

The fourth fence at the Grand National.

Terko Service won the Western Plate for owner Frank Bonsal, Jr., trainer Ann Stewart and jockey Nick Carter.

 Grand National winner Alfa Beat (IRE).

Approaching 9th fence of the Grand National Steeplechase eventual third-place finisher Battle Op and Connor Hankin lead the field.  Eventual winner  Alfa Beat and James Slater is 6th from the left.

Foyle and Jamses Slater on their way to victory in the $15,000 Benjamin H. Murray Memorial at the Maryland Grand National.