Old Dominion Hounds Point to Point
Ben Venue Farm, Ben Venue, Virginia
Saturday, April 9, 2022

First Race
The Big Cobbler    Amateur/Novice Rider Hurdle    About 2 miles over National Fences
OrderHorse WgtRiderOwnerTrainerPurse
1Knockholt 165Parker HendriksPathFinder RacingNeil R. Morris 
2Amschel (GB) 165Dylan McDonaghIrvin S. NaylorCyril Murphy 
3Beat Le Bon (Fr) 155Connor HankinMerriebelle Stable, LLCJack Fisher 
4Romp 155Emme FulliloveBruton Street-USJack Fisher 
LRPony Up 155Courtney DankanichKB Racing LLCKeri Brion 

Beat Le Bon set the pace the first time around but could not hold off Knockholdt and Amschel in the final furlongs. These two battled through the stretch with Knockholdt narrowly best.

Winning Margin: head   Winning Time: 3:56 1/5   Turf: soft

Knockholt, b. g. 2015, by Temple City out of Vickey Jane, by Royal Academy.

Second Race
The Volanee    Maiden Hurdle    About 2 miles over National Fences
OrderHorse WgtRiderOwnerTrainerPurse
1Connagh's Quay 155Barry John FoleyMrs. George L. Ohrstrom, Jr.Richard L. Valentine 
2Caughtmeoncamera (Ire) 160Parker HendriksButtonwood FarmKeri Brion 
3L Jay (Ire) 155Mikey HamillThe International VentureKeri Brion 
4Take Profit **148Jamie NeildKiplin HallWilliam Dowling 
5Zarkallani (Fr) 155Jamie BargaryMrs. S. K. Johnston, Jr.Jack Fisher 
6Quid 160Ross GeraghtyBonnie Rye Stables LLCJulie Gomena 
7Lunaire 160Graham WattersWoodslane FarmJack Fisher 
8Proven Innocent 155Connor HankinBruton Street-USJack Fisher 
LRHard Game 155Skylar McKennaHard Game LLCKatherine S. Neilson 

Lunaire and Caughtoncamera set the early pace. When Luniare dropped back, Caughtmeoncamera continued on with Connagh's Quay joining him to race as a team the last three furlongs. Connagh's Quay prevailed under the shadow of the finish line.

Winning Margin: 3/4   Winning Time: 3:52 2/5   Turf: soft

Connagh's Quay, b. g. 2018, by Flintshire (GB) out of Routine, by Empire Maker.

Second Race - Division 2.0
The Volanee    Maiden Hurdle    About 2 miles over National Fences
OrderHorse WgtRiderOwnerTrainerPurse
1Turbo Drive 160Barry John FoleyIrvin S. NaylorCyril Murphy 
2Kicking Myself (Ire) 145Parker HendriksMetahorse RacingKeri Brion 
3Peace Nicker 145Ross GeraghtySignal Hill FarmJulie Gomena 
4Penicillin Success 155Graham WattersRiverdee StableJack Fisher 
5Spring Heeled Jim (Ire) 155Mikey HamillCFC StablesKeri Brion 
6Bold Quest 155Jamie BargaryMatthew T. GroffJack Fisher 
7Ahnaf 160Gerard GalliganS. Rebecca ShepherdDavid M. Bourke 

Turbo Drive lead from the start with Hard Game close behind. With a quarter mile to run, Hard Game ran over a beacon and lost his rider. Kicking Myself and Peace Knicker rallied from far back to finish second and third but could not thresten the winner, who won handily.

Winning Margin: 4 1/2   Winning Time: 3:51   Turf: soft

Turbo Drive, b. g. 2017, by Teuflesberg out of Lemme, by Lemon Drop Kid.

Second Race - Division 3.0
The Volanee    Maiden Hurdle    About 2 miles over National Fences
OrderHorse WgtRiderOwnerTrainerPurse
1Agravain (GB) 160Thomas GarnerBruton Street-USTodd J. Wyatt 
2Economic Policy 160Gerard GalliganBourke RacingDavid M. Bourke 
3Potus 155Graham WattersRiverdee StableJack Fisher 
4Pacifist 155Bernard DaltonDel Rio Chasers LLCKate Dalton 
5Barrister 160Harrison BeswickBlack and Blue StableForrest Kelly 
6Masterful Touch 160Jamie BargaryKatherine Massie & Harvey MassieJack Fisher 
7Baltimore Kid (Ire) 155Parker HendriksButtonwood FarmKeri Brion 
8Ping Pong Champ 155Connor HankinMrs. S. K. Johnston, Jr.Jack Fisher 

Masterful Touch led the way the first time around but droppped back. Agravain was always well within striking distance and vied for the lead in the final three furlongs with Economic Policy. Agravain and Economic Policy battled from the last fence with Agravain prevailing in a driving finish.

Winning Margin: head   Winning Time: 4:08   Turf: soft

Agravain (GB), dk.b./br. g. 2016, by Camelot (GB) out of Pivotal Lady (GB), by Pivotal (GB).

Third Race
Amateur and Novice Rider Timbe    About 3 miles over Timber
OrderHorse WgtRiderOwnerTrainerPurse
1Cracker Factory (GB) 165Brett OwingsThe Hundred Acre FieldMark Beecher 
2Broken Force 165Jamie NeildW-D RacingWilliam Dowling 
3Cocodimama 165Chloe HannumAdlestrop HillEmily J. Hannum 
PUEasy Exit 155Parker HendriksLarry LevyNeil R. Morris 
PUMo's in the House 165Sam CockburnT & C StablesSam Cockburn 

Broken Force raced to a commanding lead the first time around. That lead diminished the last time around leaving, Broken Force helpless to hold off Cracker Factory, who made his move a half mile from the finish and won easily going away.

Winning Margin: 9   Winning Time: 7:07 2/5   Turf: soft

Cracker Factory (GB), b. g. 2015, by Poet's Voice (GB) out of Pure Song (GB), by Singspiel (Ire).

Fourth Race
The Meeting House Mountain    Open Hurdle    About 2 1/4 miles over National Fences
OrderHorse WgtRiderOwnerTrainerPurse
1Razoul (Ire) 155Bernard DaltonDel Rio Chasers LLCKate Dalton 
2State of Affair 165Thomas GarnerMrs. S. K. Johnston, Jr.Todd J. Wyatt 
3Howyabud Bud (Ire) 155Parker HendriksIrvin S. NaylorKeri Brion 
4Sempre Medici (Fr) **158Alex LeventhalStraylight Racing, LLCMark Beecher 
5Down Royal 145Ross GeraghtyJoseph F. Fowler, Jr.Kate Dalton 
6Welshman 140Jamie BargaryHarold A. Via, Jr.Jack Fisher 
7Awakened 145Connor HankinRiverdee StableJack Fisher 
8Tapwood 140Graham WattersNorthwoods StableJack Fisher 

State of Affair set the pace with a comfortable lead. At the last fence he was still on top, but Razoul was closing fast. Razoul took the lead in the stretch and prevailed.

Winning Margin: 3/4   Winning Time: 3/4   Turf: soft

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

Sixth Race
The Leeds Don    Open Timber    About 3 miles over Timber
OrderHorse WgtRiderOwnerTrainerPurse
1Lonely Weekend 155Thomas GarnerRiverdee StableTodd J. Wyatt 
2Paddy's Crown 165Harrison BeswickAdlestrop HillEmily J. Hannum 
3First Friday 175Barry John FoleyFour Virginia GentsDoug Fout 
4Sea Mast 165Jamie BargaryKinross FarmRichard L. Valentine 
5Motivational 175Gerard GalliganTantivy Racing LLCTed Thompson 

First Friday went to the front at the start with Paddy's Crown and Lonely Weekend closest to the leader in a tightly bunched field. Lonely Weekend took the lead with three furlongs to go and won under a vigorous hand ride.

Winning Margin: 1 1/2   Winning Time: 7:05 3/5   Turf: soft

Lonely Weekend, b. g. 2015, by Tiznow out of Weekend Party, by A. P. Indy.

Eighth Race
The High Thicket    Novice Rider Flat    About 1 1/2 miles on the Turf
OrderHorse WgtRiderOwnerTrainerPurse
1French Light (Fr) 155Parker HendriksIrvin S. NaylorKeri Brion 
2Royal Ruse 155Skylar McKennaCharles C. Fenwick, Jr.Sanna P. Neilson 
3Sudden Victory 155Sam CockburnBon Nouvel Chasers LLCJulie Gomena 
4Strong Headed 155Bryan CullinaneFearnought Farm LLCDoug Fout 
5Wildcat 145Abigail MurphyBeverly R. SteinmanDoug Fout 
6Gundry 155Brett OwingsMrs. J. W. Y. Martin, Jr.Mark Beecher 
7Inside the Box 145Sophie HeneliusBeverly R. SteinmanDoug Fout 
8Jackson S 155Dylan McDonaghJames B. Steele, Jr.Cyril Murphy 
9Big Dave 155Camille deStanleyCamille & Olivia deStanleyDavid M. Bourke 

French Light was always within striking distance and took the lead in the last furlong winning handily. Royal Ruse closed with a rush but could not reach the winner and Sudden Victory held on to finish third.

Winning Margin: 3   Winning Time: 2:56 2/5   Turf: soft

French Light (Fr), b. g. 2015, by Muhtathir (GB) out of First Light (Ger), by Big Shuffle.

Ninth Race
Purse $2,000    The Leeds Manor    Virginia Bred, Sired or Certif    About 1 1/4 miles on the Turf
OrderHorse WgtRiderOwnerTrainerPurse
1Post War 135Ross GeraghtyOver Creek Stables LLCJulie Gomena$1,200
2Lorinska 125Barry John FoleyValvo Racing LLCZoe Valvo$400
DQEryx *150Forest StoneBruce ColletteMadison F. Meyers 

Eryx charged to a huge lead in the early stages and was always far ahead of the others. Unfortunately Eryx cut a beacon and was disqualified. Post War inherited the win and beat Lorinska handily.

Winning Margin: 9 1/2   Winning Time: 2:06 2/5   Turf: soft

Post War, dk.b./br. g. 2019, by Declaration of War out of Stalled, by Jump Start. Bred by Jonathan E. Sheppard (Pa)