Old Dominion Hounds Point to Point
Ben Venue Farm, Ben Venue, Virginia
Saturday, April 3, 2021

First Race
The Big Cobbler    Amateur/Novice Rider Hurdle    About 2 miles over National Fences
OrderHorse WgtRiderOwnerTrainerPurse
1Go as You Please 155Sophie HeneliusBeverly R. SteinmanDoug Fout 
2Ebullience 155Parker HendriksSanna P. NeilsonSanna P. Neilson 
3Cruz Diez 145Erin SwopeT&C StablesSam Cockburn 
4Make A Stand 155Hadden FrostRiverdee StableJack Fisher 
PUKoko Star 155Bryan CullinaneFearnought Farm LLCDoug Fout 

Ebullience made most of the running and was denied the win when Go As You Please rallied from a stalking position and outdueled him to the finish.

Winning Margin: Head   Winning Time: 3:55   Turf: good

Go as You Please, b. m. 2015, by Paddy O'Prado out of Well Fashioned, by Cozzene. Bred by Magalen O. Bryant (Ky)

Second Race
The Volanee    Maiden Hurdle    About 2 miles over National Fences
OrderHorse WgtRiderOwnerTrainerPurse
1Riendo 160Bernard DaltonEdition FarmKate Dalton 
2Embrace the Grind ***145Courtney DankanichWendy W. HendriksRicky Hendriks 
3Market Bubble 160Graham WattersSheila J. Williams & Northwoods StablesJack Fisher 
4Eagle Fifty (NZ) ***145Bryan CullinaneFearnought Farm LLCDoug Fout 
FSpeed Alert ***135Sophie HeneliusBeverly R. SteinmanDoug Fout 

Riendo was never far from the leaders and took the lead from Embrace the Grind in the run in from the last hurdle.

Winning Margin: 2   Winning Time: 3:58   Turf: good

Riendo, ch. g. 2015, by Kitten's Joy out of Then She Laughs, by Distorted Humor. Bred by Edition Farm (NY)

Second Race - Division 2.0
The Volanee    Maiden Hurdle    About 2 miles over National Fences
OrderHorse WgtRiderOwnerTrainerPurse
1Gostisbehere 160Graham WattersRiverdee StableJack Fisher 
2Hayabusa One 160Bernard DaltonTeam Valor International & Gary BarberKate Dalton 
3Ziggle Pops (Ire) 155Connor HankinBruton Street-USJack Fisher 
4Barin ***150Theo SushkoTheo SushkoWilliam Dowling 
5Lap of the Gods **148Parker HendriksSanna P. NeilsonSanna P. Neilson 
7Invester ***145Sophie HeneliusBeverly R. SteinmanDoug Fout 
13Prince Tito **153Forrest KellyBlack and Blue StableForrest Kelly 
FWildcat ***135Sara KatzBeverly R. SteinmanDoug Fout 

Winning Margin: 2 1/2   Winning Time: 3:55   Turf: good

Gostisbehere, dk.b./br. g. 2014, by Gio Ponti out of Ceremonial March, by Rahy. Bred by Stephen Wigmore (Ky)

Third Race
The Ben Venue    Lady Rider Timber    About 3 miles over Timber
OrderHorse WgtRiderOwnerTrainerPurse
1Cocodimama 150Chloe HannumAdlestrop HillEmily J. Hannum 
2Bridge Builder 150Erin SwopeCeltic Venture StableEva D. Smithwick 
3Disobedience 140Elizabeth ScullyElizabeth ScullyElizabeth Scully 
PUShe Runs Hot 130Erin DovelErin DovelErin Dovel 

Each of the top three took turns leading, but when it was most important Cocodimama out jumped Bridge Builder and drew away to win handily.

Winning Margin: 6   Winning Time: 6:46   Turf: good

Cocodimama, dk.b./br. g. 2009, by Johar out of Kschessinka, by Nureyev. Bred by Mr. & Mrs. M. Roy Jackson (Ky)

Fourth Race
Purse $50    Amateur and Novice Rider Timbe    About 3 miles over Timber
OrderHorse WgtRiderOwnerTrainerPurse
1Undisclosed (Ire) 155Bryan CullinaneSharon E. SheppardDoug Fout 
2Canyon Road 165Parker HendriksGordonsdale FarmJames Piper 
3Jaleo (Ger) 165Connor HankinBruton Street-USJack Fisher 
4Love of the Bay 155Sam CockburnCrooked Run RacingEdward Mulligan 

Undisclosed took command the last time around and held off Canyon Road, who had been close to the lead most of the race.

Winning Margin: 1 1/2   Winning Time: 7:06   Turf: good

Undisclosed (Ire), b. g. 2014, by Stowaway (GB) out of Well Composed (Ire), by Bach (Ire). Bred by Mr. Eoghan Loughlin (Ire)

Fifth Race
The Meeting House Mountain    Open Hurdle    About 2 1/4 miles over National Fences
OrderHorse WgtRiderOwnerTrainerPurse
1Razoul (Ire) 165Bernard DaltonDel Rio ChasersKate Dalton 
2Prayer Hope 155Graham WattersDASH StableJack Fisher 
3Brianbakescookies ***145Aaron DavisMrs. S. K. Johnston, Jr.Jack Fisher 
4Deposit ***145Sophie HeneliusBeverly R. SteinmanDoug Fout 
5Gowiththeflow (Ire) 155Connor HankinBruton Street-USJack Fisher 
6Be Somebody ***145Bryan CullinaneBeverly R. SteinmanDoug Fout 
7City Dreamer (Ire) 155Hadden FrostRiverdee StableJack Fisher 

Prayer Hope had the lead but could not hold off Razoul, who went to the front on the turn for home off and won handily.

Winning Margin: 2 1/4   Winning Time: 4:26 2/5   Turf: good

Razoul (Ire), b. g. 2015, by Mastercraftsman (Ire) out of Saree (GB), by Barathea (Ire). Bred by Ballygallon Stud Limited (Ire)

Sixth Race
The Leeds Don    Open Timber    About 3 miles over Timber
OrderHorse WgtRiderOwnerTrainerPurse
1Fletched **158Forrest KellyBlack and Blue StableForrest Kelly 
2Preseli Rock (Ire) 165Connor HankinBruton Street-USJack Fisher 
3Schoodic 165Hadden FrostMrs. John R. S. FisherJack Fisher 

Fletched went to the front and was never challenged. Preseli Rock was second for the entire race and Schoodic was third all the way.

Winning Margin: 12   Winning Time: 7:19 3/5   Turf: good

Fletched, dk.b./br. g. 2013, by Etched out of Conowingo, by Valley Crossing. Bred by Bonita Farm (Md)

Seventh Race
Side Saddle Race    About 1 1/4 miles on the Turf
OrderHorse WgtRiderOwnerTrainerPurse
1Sky Babe  Julie NafeJulie Louise NafeJulie Louise Nafe 
2Soul Approval  Devon ZebroviousCherry Blossom Farm LLCGeorge Kuk 
3Z  Kieran DonaldsonKieran DonaldsonKieran Donaldson 
4King Of Hearts (Arg)  Catherine Ann JohnsCherry Blossom Farm LLCGeorge Kuk 
5King Creole  Sarah PembertonSarah PembertonGeorge Kuk 

Sky Babe and Soul Approval vied for the lead much of the way, and Sky Babe won in a driving finish.

Winning Margin: neck   Winning Time: 2:54   Turf: good

Sky Babe, b. m. 2016, by Minister's Wild Cat out of Light Up the Sky, by .

Ninth Race
The High Thicket    Novice Rider Flat    About 1 1/2 miles on the Turf
OrderHorse WgtRiderOwnerTrainerPurse
1Argentic (Fr) 155Parker HendriksMRQ RacingNeil R. Morris 
2Junonia 155Bryan CullinaneKinross FarmNeil R. Morris 
3Cat Mor Bridge 155Michael WoodsonDonald YovanovichDonald Yovanovich 
4Sandy Lane Kitten 155Courtney DankanichWendy W. HendriksRicky Hendriks 
5Family Tree (GB) 155Zoe ValvoIrvin S. NaylorNeil R. Morris 

Argentic and Junonia rallied from of the pace and contiued to battle to the finish where Argentic was narrowly best.

Winning Margin: 1/2   Winning Time: 2:36 3/5   Turf: good

Argentic (Fr), gr./ro. g. 2014, by Kendor (Fr) out of Soft Lips (GB), by Rahy. Bred by Wertheimer et Frere (Fr)

Ninth Race - Division 2.0
The High Thicket    Novice Rider Flat    About 1 1/2 miles on the Turf
OrderHorse WgtRiderOwnerTrainerPurse
1Ritzy A. P. 155Bryan CullinaneBryce Lingo & Leslie KoppNeil R. Morris 
2Onarock 155Zoe ValvoNoble StablesNeil R. Morris 
3Inside the Box 145Sophie HeneliusBeverly R. SteinmanDoug Fout 
4Kikinboy 165Parker HendriksFlying Elvis StableNeil R. Morris 
5Blue Ridge Scout 155Michael WoodsonDonald YovanovichDonald Yovanovich 
6Temisina 140Forest StoneRhonda L. CornumMadison F. Meyers 

Ritzy A.P. rallied from off the pace to win going away. Onarock set the pace but could not match strides with the winner.

Winning Margin: 3 1/2   Winning Time: 2:39   Turf: good

Ritzy A. P., ch. g. 2014, by English Channel out of In Dy Ritz, by A. P. Indy. Bred by Calumet Farm (Ky)

Tenth Race
Purse $2,000    The Leeds Manor    Virginia Bred, Sired or Certif    About 1 1/4 miles on the Turf
OrderHorse WgtRiderOwnerTrainerPurse
1Vincent Van Gogo 155Graham WattersFlying Elvis StableNeil R. Morris$1,200
2Eryx 155Forest StoneSara E. ColletteMadison F. Meyers$400
3Abilify 135Bryan CullinanePathFinder RacingNeil R. Morris$220
4Arkadag 155Parker HendriksLisa NelmsDavid M. Bourke$100
5Elusive 135Sophie HeneliusBeverly R. SteinmanDoug Fout$80
6Grunion 145Beverly AlcockSara E. ColletteMadison F. Meyers 
7Reason to Pray 150Erin SwopeJean L. RofeJames Piper 
9Charitable Show 135George WoodHume StablesMichael A. Pearson 

Vincent Van Gogo went to the front imediately and led the rest of the way. Eryx rallied with a half mile to run but could not sustain that bid.

Winning Margin: 5   Winning Time: 2:05   Turf: good

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

 

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