by Frances Stead Sellers

The Maryland Hunt Cup, one of the most coveted prizes in the dangerous sport of steeplechasing, involves riding a four-mile course over 22 tall timber fences. Established in 1894 as a friendly contest between two local fox hunts, the once-legendary sport is now looking to bring in new blood as the number of racehorse owners declines.

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