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2019 national boat races run qualifying events


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WAKEFIELD - Qualifying races on Tuesday served as an opener for the 2019 Stock and Junior National Championships taking place this week on Sunday Lake in Wakefield.

During the event, Eddy Park has taken on a new culture, with rows of small, colorful tents and resting boats that feature nicknames such as "Dadeo the Mad Polock" or "Brother Thunder."

A running commentary on each race division blared from a loudspeaker as race participants, crew, family and friends wandered freely, accompanied by mellow dogs in all sizes and types.

"It's kind of a family thi...