Foxfield Fall Races
Charlottesville, Virginia
Sunday, October 4, 2020

First Race
Purse $15,000    Maiden Claiming Hurdle    2 1/8 miles over National Fences
OrderHorse WgtRiderOwnerTrainerPurse
1Animal Kingston$15,000156Graham WattersWilliam RussellNeil R. Morris$6,000
2He'll Do$15,000***142Parker HendriksSanna Neilson and John L. HuganirSanna P. Neilson$1,800
3Mr. Haire$10,000148Thomas GarnerJohn GreeneLeslie F. Young$1,000
4Lap of the Gods$15,000144Gerard GalliganJonathan E. SheppardJonathan E. Sheppard$700
5Yankee Doodle Boy$15,000152Barry FoleyMelissa CantacuzeneDoug Fout$500
6Pappy On The Rocks$10,000148Sean McDermottWilliam G. WoffordWilliam G. Wofford 
7Mr. Sarinana$12,500140Bernard DaltonKate DaltonKate Dalton 
8Pinchot$15,000152Michael MitchellBonnie Rye StableJulie Gomena 
PUMilliner$15,000156Ross GeraghtyThe Fields StableElizabeth Voss 

Animal Kingston went to the front the second time around and held off He'll Do, who rallied belatedly.

Winning Margin: 4 1/4   Winning Time: 4:06 2/5   Turf: firm

Animal Kingston, ch. g. 2015, by Animal Kingdom out of Private Dining, by Royal Academy. Bred by Fred W. Hertrich, III (Ky)

Second Race
Purse $20,000    Filly and Mare Maiden Hurdle    2 1/8 miles over National Fences
OrderHorse WgtRiderOwnerTrainerPurse
1Screen Image 155Bernard DaltonTheodore C. GregoryTheodore C. Gregory$9,000
2Speed Alert 151Barry FoleyBeverly R. SteinmanDoug Fout$2,700
3Just a Whim 151Thomas GarnerD and C StableLeslie F. Young$1,500
4High Sierra 155Gerard GalliganKMSN StableJonathan E. Sheppard$1,050
5Wildcat ***141Sophie HeneliusBeverly R. SteinmanDoug Fout$750
6Lovely Sunset$15,000148Michael MitchellBonnie Rye StableJulie Gomena 
LRFlammetta 155Ross GeraghtyOver Creek Stables LLCJulie Gomena 
PUChoklitcoverdonut 155Sean McDermottWilliam G. WoffordWilliam G. Wofford 
PUCainudothetwist  Archie MacAuleyCarrington Holdings LLCArch Kingsley, Jr. 

Screen Image rallied into contention on the turn for home and drew away after the last hurdle.

Winning Margin: 4   Winning Time: 4:10 4/5   Turf: firm

Screen Image, ch. m. 2015, by Giant's Causeway out of Screen Gem, by Dynaformer.

Third Race
Purse $15,000    Ratings Hurdle 110 or Lower    2 1/8 miles over National Fences
OrderHorse WgtRiderOwnerTrainerPurse
1Inverness 153Thomas GarnerKMSN StableJonathan E. Sheppard$9,000
2Zoom Zoomzoe (Ire) 154Gerard GalliganButtonwood Farms LLCJonathan E. Sheppard$2,700
3Brooklyn Speights 154Michael MitchellTurks Head TurfFenneka T. Bentley$1,500
4Junonia 150Graham WattersKinross FarmNeil R. Morris$1,050
5Go as You Please 152Barry FoleyBeverly R. SteinmanDoug Fout$750
6Handsome Hoyt *144Parker HendriksNancy A. ReedKatherine S. Neilson 
7Change Maker 151Ross GeraghtyStephany W. S. HarperAlicia S. Murphy 
8Paddy's Crown ***144Mell BoucherWhy Not Racing LLCLilith Boucher 
LRFive Carat Cat *147Archie MacAuleyHurricana FarmArch Kingsley, Jr. 
PUMighty Mark *145Skylar McKennaIrvin S. NaylorKatherine S. Neilson 
PUMotivational 155Sean McDermottTantivy Racing LLCTed Thompson 
PUMavourneen *148Bethany BaumgardnerBethany BaumgardnerBethany Baumgardner 
PUBarhanpour (Fr) *150McLane HendriksMorningstar FarmRicky Hendriks 

Inverness established a clear lead the second time around and held off Zoom ZoomZoe's late charge in the shadow of the finish line.

Winning Margin: 1   Winning Time: 3:57 4/5   Turf: firm

Inverness, dk.b./br. m. 2014, by Giant's Causeway out of Fareena, by Point Given. Bred by Spirit Lake Enterprises (Pa)

Fourth Race
Purse $10,000    Maiden Claiming Hurdle    2 1/8 miles over National Fences
OrderHorse WgtRiderOwnerTrainerPurse
1Decisive Triumph$15,000156Sean McDermottHolwood Stable and Port Lairge StablesMark Beecher$6,000
2Belay$10,000148Bernard DaltonJeremy J. GillamJeremy J. Gillam$1,800
3Penitence$15,000148Gerard GalliganJonathan E. SheppardJonathan E. Sheppard$1,000
4Scherzo $10,000*143Skylar McKennaSycamore Run FarmKatherine S. Neilson$700
FBold Escape$10,000***138Sophie HeneliusSavage Den StablesDoug Fout 
PUGold Shield$15,000156Graham WattersWilliam Russell and Quail Ridge FarmNeil R. Morris 
PUEleven It Is$10,000148Michael MitchellDuodecim StableJack Fisher 
PUZen's Land$15,000156Barry FoleyEllerslie FarmEdward Mulligan 
PUPony Up$10,000*143Archie MacAuleyEmily AstorRicky Hendriks 

Decisive Triumph was rated off of Gold Shield's pace, made his move around the last turn and went to the front after the second fence from home.

Winning Margin: 1 1/4   Winning Time: 4:02 3/5   Turf: firm

Decisive Triumph, ch. g. 2013, by Kitten's Joy out of Decisive, by Pulpit. Bred by Kenneth L. & Sarah K. Ramsey (Ky)

Fifth Race
Purse $5,000    Apprentice Hurdle    2 1/8 miles over National Fences
OrderHorse WgtRiderOwnerTrainerPurse
1Elucidation (Ire) 155Elizabeth ScullyIrvin S. NaylorCyril Murphy$3,000
2Cracker Factory (GB) *150Teddy DaviesHyggelig Haven LLCJack Fisher$900
3Adjutant (GB) 155Skylar McKennaSycamore Run FarmKatherine S. Neilson$500
4Be Counted *150Colin SmithMrs. S. K. Johnston, Jr.Todd J. Wyatt$350
5Skydiving *150Eve LedyardHudson River FarmsJonathan E. Sheppard$250
6Praeceps (Ire) 155Alex LeventhalStraylight Racing, LLCMark Beecher 
7Orchestra Leader *150Mell BoucherTeam OllieLilith Boucher 
PUDetroit Blues (GB) 155McLane HendriksMorningstar FarmRicky Hendriks 

Elucidation raced far from Skydiving's big lead. When Skydiving faded, Elucidation launched his winning move and held off Cracker Factory, who closed well but was second best.

Winning Margin: 3/4   Winning Time: 4:07 2/5   Turf: firm

Elucidation (Ire), b. g. 2014, by Oasis Dream (GB) out of Mimalia, by Silver Hawk. Bred by Niarchos Family (Ire)

Sixth Race
Apprentice Flat Race    1 1/4 miles on the Turf
OrderHorse WgtRiderOwnerTrainerPurse
1Choo Choo *145Parker HendriksIrvin S. NaylorNeil R. Morris 
2Family Tree (GB) 150Brett OwingsIrvin S. NaylorNeil R. Morris 
3Eagle Fifty (NZ) *145Sophie HeneliusFearnought Farm LLCDoug Fout 
4Big Bend *145Bryan CullinaneKinross FarmNeil R. Morris 
5Step To The Bar 150Archie MacAuleyVirginia Lazenby Racing Stable LLCKate Dalton 
6Sim Card 145Skylar McKennaVirginia Lazenby Racing Stable LLCKate Dalton 
7Pocket Talk (Ire) *140Teddy DaviesKinross FarmJoseph G. Davies 
8Broken Force 150Eve LedyardCaves FarmWilliam Dowling 

Choo Choo, Family Tree, Eagle Fifty and Big Bend were tightly bunched at the head of the stretch. Eagle Fifty and Big Bend could not match strides with Choo Choo and Family Tree. Choo Choo prevailed over his stablemate, Family Tree.

Winning Margin: 1   Winning Time: 1:50   Turf: firm

Choo Choo, ch. g. 2015, by English Channel out of Cho Cho San, by Deputy Minister. Bred by Calumet Farm (Ky)

Seventh Race
Va Bred or Sired Training Flat    1 1/4 miles on the Turf
OrderHorse WgtRiderOwnerTrainerPurse
1Vincent Van Gogo 155Graham WattersFlying Elvis StableNeil R. Morris 
2Tolaga Bay *155Archie MacAuleyMark W. Buyck, Jr.Arch Kingsley, Jr. 
3Arkadag 160Gerard GalliganLisa NelmsDavid M. Bourke 
4One Night Only ***130Mell BoucherWhy Not Racing LLCLilith Boucher 
5Jimmy Legs 140Thomas GarnerS. Rebecca ShepherdDavid M. Bourke 
6Cara Mor 140Barry FoleyBourke RacingDavid M. Bourke 

Vincent Van Gogo led all the way and won handily as much the best. This was Neil Morris' third win on the card.

Winning Margin: 8 1/2   Winning Time: 1:47 4/5   Turf: firm

Vincent Van Gogo, b. g. 2015, by Paynter out of Hottie Dancer, by Distorted Humor. Bred by Jim Fitzgerald & Katie Fitzgerald (Va)