Blue Ridge Hunt Point to Point
Woodley Farm, Berryville, Virginia
Sunday, April 22, 2018

First Race
Maiden Hurdle    About 1 7/8 miles over National Fences
OrderHorse WgtRiderOwnerTrainerPurse
1Star Glitter (Fr) *150Dean SinnottEmily AstorLeslie F. Young 
2Six Gun Salute *145Evan DwanWits End Stable LLCWilliam Dowling 
3Tambourin 160Michael MitchellDonna T. RogersNeil R. Morris 

Star Glitter and Tambourin dueled for much of the race. Star Glitter had a narrow lead over the last hurdle and drew away.

Winning Margin: 1 3/4   Winning Time: 5:30 1/5   Turf: firm

Star Glitter (Fr), ch. g. 2013, by Sea The Stars out of Gadalka, by Giant's Causeway. Bred by Viktor Timoshenko (Fr)

Second Race
Restricted Young Adult Flat    About 1 1/2 miles on the Turf
OrderHorse WgtRiderOwnerTrainerPurse
1Stalled 120Mell BoucherJonathan E. SheppardJonathan E. Sheppard 
2Mast Strike 140Charlie MarquezCharlie MarquezBetty McCue 
3Flaming Arrow (Ire) 140Abigail MurphyAbigail MurphyJody Michel 
4East of Danzig 140Theo SushkoTheo SushkoBetty McCue 
5Extreme Warrior 140Hannah BeltSuzanne StettiniusDavid Belt, Jr. 
6Painted Sky 120Liam BourkeLiam BourkeLiam Bourke 

Extreme Warrior set the pace with Stalled close behind. Stalled made her move on the final turn to take the lead and won as her rider pleased.

Winning Margin: 2 1/4   Winning Time: 3:48 1/5   Turf: firm

Stalled, dk.b./br. m. 2011, by Jump Start out of Push My Luck, by Press Card. Bred by William Pape & Jonathan Sheppard (Pa)

Third Race
The Sheila Baldwin Memorial    Novice Rider Flat    About 1 1/2 miles on the Turf
OrderHorse WgtRiderOwnerTrainerPurse
1Swansea Mile (Ire) 155Eve LedyardRosbrian FarmRicky Hendriks 
2For Goodness Sake (Ire) 145Eddie KeatingPaddy Young & RoweLeslie F. Young 
3Moonshine Mistress 145Chris HartingChris HartingChris Harting 
4Meeteetse Fly 155Dean SinnottSchoolhouse FarmBruce Daley 
5Tiz Tasty Too 140Teresa CroceJennifer TaylorCarl Rafter 
7Blue Atlantic 155Archie MacAuleyBallybristol Farm LLCLeslie F. Young 
7Mighty Bop 165Mike WoodsonOswald H. RedmanNatasha Aylor 
8Taylor's Cork 165Freya GerlachWillie StraughnWillie Straughn 

Swansea Mile was never far from the leaders, took the lead on the final turn and held off For Goodness Sake, who rallied in the final quarter mile.

Winning Margin: head   Winning Time: 3:27 1/5   Turf: firm

Swansea Mile (Ire), b. g. 2010, by Dylan Thomas (Ire) out of Hurry Up Helen (Ire), by In the Wings (GB). Bred by Mr. W. Kane (Ire)

Fourth Race
Purse $2,000    The Woodley Cup    Virginia Bred/Sired Flat    About 1 mile on the Turf
OrderHorse WgtRiderOwnerTrainerPurse
1Eryx 150Kieran NorrisSara E. ColletteNeil R. Morris$1,200
2Scented Up 155Mike WoodsonHeather BooterbaughNatasha Aylor$400
3Virginia Envy 140Teresa CroceRidgeview FarmCarl Rafter$220
4Shackleton 150Barry FoleyR. Robert KirkEdward Mulligan$100

Eryx was rated off the pace in a tightly bunched field, advanced streadily around the final turn and won going away.

Winning Margin: 2 1/4   Winning Time: 2:16   Turf: firm

Eryx, dk.b./br. g. 2014, by Xenodon out of Jordani, by Two Smart. Bred by Mrs. Sara E. Collette (Va)

Fifth Race
Maiden Flat    About 1 1/8 miles on the Turf
OrderHorse WgtRiderOwnerTrainerPurse
1Samurai Song 135Gerard GalliganButtonwood FarmJonathan E. Sheppard 
2Hepcat 145Sean McDermottS. Bruce Smart, Jr.Jimmy Day 
3Tay Lane (Ire) 145Ross GeraghtyRosbrian FarmRicky Hendriks 
4Undisclosed (Ire) 150Barry FoleySharon E. SheppardDoug Fout 
5Los Cabos 140Darren NagleBettina L. GregoryNeil R. Morris 
6Emme 135Bryan CullinaneMike DaltonSusan S. Cooney 
7Run Forrest (Ire) 145Eddie KeatingDaybreak StablesJimmy Day 
8River Spring 140Alex ThomasErin D. JohnstonErin D. Johnston 
9Veyron 150Dean SinnottEllerslie FarmJeff Murphy 
10Charity Show 155Mike WoodsonHume StablesMichael A. Pearson 

Samurai Song was reserved slightly off the pace, launched a winning rally on the turn and won in the final sixteenth over Hepcat, who had led from the start.

Winning Margin: 1 3/4   Winning Time: 2:29 2/5   Turf: firm

Samurai Song, ch. f. 2015, by First Samurai out of Sanibel Star, by Unbridled's Song. Bred by Mr. Rodman W. Moorhead, III (Pa)

Sixth Race
Lady Rider Timber    About 3 miles over Timber
OrderHorse WgtRiderOwnerTrainerPurse
1Sweet Talking Guy 150Erin SwopeErin SwopeErin Swope 

Sweet Talking Guy ran with the novice timber horses and finished third.

Winning Margin:   Winning Time:   Turf: firm

Sweet Talking Guy, ch. g. 2008, by Oratory out of Lawleypop, by Horatius. Bred by Karl B. Johnson (Md)

Seventh Race
Novice Timber    About 3 miles over Timber
OrderHorse WgtRiderOwnerTrainerPurse
1Churchill D *158Evan DwanWits End Stable LLCWilliam Dowling 
2Longing to Travel 168Darren NagleBuckshot Racing Stables LLCNeil R. Morris 

Churchill D opened a commanding lead from the start and won easily.

Winning Margin: 15   Winning Time: 6:43 2/5   Turf: firm

Churchill D, dk.b./br. g. 2013, by Tiznow out of Mousse Au Chocolat, by Hennessy. Bred by Forenaughts Stud (Ky)

Eighth Race
Amateur and Novice Rider Timbe    About 3 miles over Timber
OrderHorse WgtRiderOwnerTrainerPurse
1Way Up High 165Erin SwopeBenjamin C. SwopeBenjamin C. Swope 
2Seeking Deniro 165Matthew MartinezMatthew D. MartinezMatthew D. Martinez 
DQRollforward 165Eric PoretzCharles Noell and Blythe DaviesJoseph G. Davies 
DQAir Maggy 175Amber HodykaSmall Giant's StableKeri Brion 

Rollforward made most of the running until the final quarter mile where he was joined by Air Maggy and Way Up High. At this stage Way Up High made a bold move on the inside, took the lead and won going away. Air Maggy and Rollforward were diqualified for going off course.

Winning Margin: 3 1/2   Winning Time: 6:56 4/5   Turf: firm

Way Up High, gr./ro. g. 2012, by Up Periscope out of Highly Tutored, by Aptitude. Bred by Vermont Farm LLC (Va)