Piedmont Fox Hounds Point to Point
Salem Course, Upperville, Virginia
Saturday, March 25, 2017

First Race
The George Robert Slater Memorial    Maiden Timber    About 3 miles over Timber
OrderHorse WgtRiderOwnerTrainerPurse
1Secret Soul 165Jeff MurphyJeff MurphyJeff Murphy 
2Daddy in the Dark 165Gustav DahlH. Bruce FenwickH. Bruce Fenwick 
3Only Charity *155McLane HendriksMagalen O. BryantRichard L. Valentine 
4Bright Monba *155Bethany BaumgardnerEquinox StableBethany Baumgardner 
FGusto At Dawn *155Benjamin SwopeBenjamin C. SwopeBenjamin C. Swope 
LREnuff Alex *155Sam CockburnBonnie Rye Stables, LLCJulie Gomena 
OCGoing For It 165Annie YeagerJonathan SheppardJonathan Sheppard 
OCHill Tie *155Eric PoretzSportsmans HallJoseph G. Davies 

Secret Soul opened a comfortable lead, but during the middle stages of the race he was forced to lose ground by a loose horse. He recovered and regained the lead; but when the field turned for home, Going For It and Hill Tie moved forward and took the lead approaching the finish. Both horses jumped an extra fence close to the finish line and were disqualified moving Secret Soul up to first.

Winning Margin: 5   Winning Time: 6:44 1/5   Turf: good

Secret Soul, b. g. 2010, by Perfect Soul (Ire) out of Cherokee's Disco, by Cherokee Run. Bred by McKathan Bros. (Fl)

Second Race
C. Reed Thomas, MFH Memorial    Amateur and Novice Rider Timbe    About 3 miles over Timber
OrderHorse WgtRiderOwnerTrainerPurse
1Rutledge Classic *165McLane HendriksEva D. SmithwickEva D. Smithwick 
2Touchdowntony *175Eric PoretzIrvin L. Crawford, IIJoseph G. Davies 
3Snobby Scamp *175Casey PinkardFrank A. Bonsal, Jr.William Dowling 
4Bob Greco *165Amy WaldenSmall Giant's StableKeri Brion 

Snobby Scamp set the early pace, but Rutledge Classic took the lead when the field was out of sight. Touchdowntony made his move with three furlongs to run, and these two jumped the last fence as a team with Rutledge Classic proving best in the run in from the last.

Winning Margin: 1 1/4   Winning Time: 7:03 1/5   Turf: good

Rutledge Classic, b. g. 2005, by Pleasant Tap out of Rutledge Dancer, by Sky Classic. Bred by Rutledge Farm (Ky)

Second Race - Division 2.0
Foxhunter Timber    About 3 miles over Timber
OrderHorse WgtRiderOwnerTrainerPurse
1Prime Prospector 170Amelia McGuirkPeter A. Jay & Sarah JayTodd J. Wyatt 
2Derwins Prospector 160Ashton WilliamsGerry L. BrewsterJoseph G. Davies 
3Air Maggy 160Kelly WoosterKeri BrionKeri Brion 
4Awesome Pearl 160Janie MotionJanie MotionEva D. Smithwick 
5Great Halo 160Trevor McKennaKeystone ThoroughbredsTodd McKenna 
PUMr. Lit 160Sam CockburnSam CockburnSam Cockburn 

Prime Prospector moved into contention with a half mile to run. He and Derwin's Prospector battled over the last and to the finish where Prime Prospector was narrowly best.

Winning Margin: neck   Winning Time: 6:53 1/5   Turf: good

Prime Prospector, b. g. 2008, by Seeking the Gold out of Remember Love, by A. P. Indy. Bred by Woodford Thoroughbreds, LLC (Ky)

Third Race
The Thomas M. Beach and Virginia A. Beach Memorial    Lady Rider Timber    About 3 miles over Timber
OrderHorse WgtRiderOwnerTrainerPurse
1Skunk 140Emme FulliloveRonald BlankenshipEmme Fullilove 
2Share Out 150Amelia McGuirkMrs. S. K. Johnston, Jr.Todd J. Wyatt 
3Sweet Talking Guy 150Erin SwopeErin SwopeErin Swope 
4Coastal Moon 140Amy WaldenUpland PartnersTodd McKenna 
5Girlsruletheworld 140Elizabeth ScullyElizabeth ScullyMark Beecher 
LRChristian's Star 140Tatiana SushkoTatiana SushkoSuzanne Sushko 
LRTerko Service 160Casey PinkardFrank A. Bonsal, Jr.Ann D. Stewart 

Skunk was always close to the leaders, took the lead when the field was out of sight and steadily drew away to an easy win.

Winning Margin: 8   Winning Time: 6:49 3/5   Turf: good

Skunk, dk.b./br. g. 2008, by More Than Ready out of Indira, by Kingmambo. Bred by Anderson Inc. (Ky)

Fourth Race
Rokeby Challenge Bowl    Open Timber    About 3 1/2 miles over Timber
OrderHorse WgtRiderOwnerTrainerPurse
1Old Timer *160McLane HendriksKinross FarmRichard L. Valentine 
2Foyle 170Jeff MurphyMerriefield FarmH. Bruce Fenwick 
3Rodriguez (Ire) *160Casey PinkardKiplin HallWilliam Dowling 
RefHandy Cap 170Gerard GalliganLarry LevyLarry Levy 

Old Timer made most of the running in a tightly bunched field. Foyle challenged him at the last fence but upon landing Old Timer found another gear and drew away in the stretch. This was trainer Richard Valentine's fifth consecutive win in the Rokeby Bowl.

Winning Margin: 7   Winning Time: 8:01 3/5   Turf: good

Old Timer, b. g. 2006, by Orientate out of Chatham Hall, by Green Dancer. Bred by Gainesway Thoroughbreds Ltd. (Ky)

Fifth Race
The Huntland Cup    Maiden Flat    About 1 1/4 miles on the Turf
OrderHorse WgtRiderOwnerTrainerPurse
1Conquest Falcon 150James SlaterRunnymede Racing LLCEdward L. Graham 
2Street Passage 160Robert WalshMrs. George M. SensorFenneka T. Bentley 
3Puller 160Gustav DahlCharles C. Fenwick, Jr.Todd J. Wyatt 
4Night Sounds 155Jeff MurphyMr. & Mrs. Dyson Dryden, IVAlexandra S. White 
5Mercoeur (Fr) 160Paddy YoungMichael A. SmithLeslie F. Young 
6Gallatin County 160Teresa CroceGordonsdale FarmChristopher L. Kolb 
7Elmont 150Eric PoretzDonald YovanovichDonald Yovanovich 
8Alvitude 160Mike WoodsonJennifer TaylorCarl Rafter 
9Manero 150Casey PinkardBrooke BakerCasey Pinkard 

Conquest Falcon rallied to take the lead with a sixteenth of a mile to run and won going away. Street Passage and Puller set much of the pace but were second and third best.

Winning Margin: 1 3/4   Winning Time: 2:09 3/5   Turf: good

Conquest Falcon, b. g. 2014, by Soaring Empire out of Truly Enchanting (Ire), by Danehill Dancer (Ire). Bred by Nursery Place, Manfuso & Shackelford (NY)

Fifth Race - Division 2.0
The Huntland Cup    Maiden Flat    About 1 1/4 miles on the Turf
OrderHorse WgtRiderOwnerTrainerPurse
1Ebullience 160Gerard GalliganJonathan SheppardJonathan Sheppard 
2Candy Way 150Liam McVicarS. Bruce Smart, Jr.Jimmy Day 
3Waveless (GB) 145Trevor RyanAmy Taylor RoweLeslie F. Young 
4Miss Any 150Mike WoodsonLost Acres Racing LLCD. Gould Brittle 
5North Dubai 155Eric PoretzDonald YovanovichDonald Yovanovich 
6King of the Road 155Jeff MurphyEllerslie FarmJeff Murphy 

Ebullience and Candy Way separated from the tightly bunched field in the final quarter mile. These two battled to the finish with Ebullience narrowly best.

Winning Margin: head   Winning Time: 2:39 1/5   Turf: good

Ebullience, dk.b./br. g. 2012, by Fairbanks out of Effervescent, by Citidancer. Bred by Jonathan Sheppard (Pa)

Sixth Race
The Col. Richard Henry Dulany Memorial    Open Flat    About 1 1/4 miles on the Turf
OrderHorse WgtRiderOwnerTrainerPurse
1Fantastic Song 160Robert WalshMrs. S. K. Johnston, Jr.Fenneka T. Bentley 
2Second Amendment 160McLane HendriksWelcome Here FarmElizabeth M. Merryman 
3Dai Bando (Ire) 160Liam McVicarS. Bruce Smart, Jr.Jimmy Day 
4Sackett 155Gerard GalliganJonathan SheppardJonathan Sheppard 
5Pagan Cat 160Jeff MurphyJean L. RofeJean L. Rofe 
6Final Heat 150Hazel O'NeillMint Meadows FarmSuzanne Stettinius 
7Green Lazer 160Trevor RyanLeslie F. YoungLeslie F. Young 

Fantastic Song was reserved off the pace, split horses while rallying and won after dueling Second Amendment through the stretch.

Winning Margin: head   Winning Time: 2:15 4/5   Turf: good

Fantastic Song, b. g. 2009, by Lemon Drop Kid out of Fantastic Shirl, by Fantastic Light. Bred by Dell Ridge Farm, LLC (Ky)

Sixth Race - Division 2.0
The Col. Richard Henry Dulany Memorial    Open Flat    About 1 1/4 miles on the Turf
OrderHorse WgtRiderOwnerTrainerPurse
1Hoppala (Ire) 165James SlaterColvin G. RyanEva D. Smithwick 
2For Goodness Sake (Ire) 150Paddy YoungAmy Taylor RoweLeslie F. Young 
3Corstorphine (Ire) 155Liam McVicarS. Bruce Smart, Jr.Jimmy Day 
4Canyon Road 160Teresa CroceGordonsdale FarmChristopher L. Kolb 
5Aluminum Striker 165Zoe ValvoHeather O'HernHeather O'Hern 

Hoppala was never far from the lead and joined For Goodness Sake in the stretch. These two drove to the finish as a team with Hoppala getting the nod..

Winning Margin: nose   Winning Time: 2:21 1/5   Turf: good

Hoppala (Ire), b. g. 2013, by Acclamation (GB) out of She's Our Mark (GB), by Ishiguru. Bred by Moyglare Stud Farm Ltd (Ire)

Seventh Race
Purse $2,000    VHBPA Flat    Virginia Bred/Sired Flat    About 1 1/4 miles on the Turf
OrderHorse WgtRiderOwnerTrainerPurse
1Willisville 160Eric PoretzJean L. RofeJean L. Rofe$1,200
2Life's Fortune 150Trevor RyanLazy Lane FarmSusan S. Cooney$400
3Virginia Envy 140Teresa CroceRidgeview FarmCarl Rafter$220
4Jo Pye Weed 150Liam McVicarCrookston Castle StableLiam McVicar$100
5Scented Up 160Mike WoodsonHeather BooterbaughNatasha Aylor$80
6Sunburned Gold 145Gerard GalliganFraco 1 LLCSusan S. Cooney 
7Money Pitch 140Jeff MurphyRenaissance FarmJeff Murphy 

Life's Fortune set the pace with Willisville close behind. With a quarter mile to run Willisville took command and won going away.

Winning Margin: 8   Winning Time: 2:09   Turf: good

Willisville, br. g. 2012, by Grand Reserve out of Naturally, by Thunder Gulch. Bred by Mr. & Mrs. Bertram R. Firestone (Va)