Virginia Fall Races
Glenwood Park, Middleburg, Virginia
Saturday, October 10, 2020

First Race
Purse $15,000    The Theodora A. Randolph Cup    Maiden Hurdle    2 1/8 miles over National Fences
OrderHorse WgtRiderOwnerTrainerPurse
0Eagle Fifty (NZ) 154Barry FoleyFearnought Farm LLCDoug Fout 
1Lemonade Thursday 154Michael MitchellRiverdee StableJack Fisher$9,000
2Thomas Cubitt (Fr) 150Thomas GarnerLeipers Fork Steeplechasers LLCLeslie F. Young$2,700
3Compass Zone 154Sean McDermottSouth Branch Equine LLCSean McDermott$1,500
4Hail Michigan 150Graham WattersWilliam F. C. Marlow, Jr.Joseph G. Davies$1,050
5Thomond Park 150Ross GeraghtyBon Nouvel Chasers LLCJulie Gomena$750
7No Mans Land 154Barry FoleyWilliam L. PapeRichard L. Valentine 
PUEryx 154Darren NagleSara E. ColletteMadison F. Meyers 
PUOverdrawn *149Archie MacAuleyGordonsdale FarmJames Piper 

Lemonade Thursday was reserved off the pace set by Compass Zone and No Mans Land. He rallied in the final quarter mile and battled Thomas Cubitt in the stretch to win in the final strides.

Winning Margin: neck   Winning Time: 4:04 1/5   Turf: firm

Lemonade Thursday, b. g. 2015, by Lemon Drop Kid out of Alec's Moon, by Malibu Moon. Bred by Machmer Hall (Ky)

Second Race
Purse $15,000    The Theodora A. Randolph Cup    Maiden Hurdle    2 1/8 miles over National Fences
OrderHorse WgtRiderOwnerTrainerPurse
1Mr. Bridger 154Graham WattersClarke OhrstromRichard L. Valentine$9,000
2Bet the Pot 154Gerard GalliganJonathan E. Sheppard and Vincent BonnaniJonathan E. Sheppard$2,700
3Cause for Pardon 154Thomas GarnerBallybristol Farm LLCLeslie F. Young$1,500
4Master Gunner 154Ross GeraghtyWillow Oaks StableElizabeth Voss$1,050
5Arkadag 154Darren NagleLisa NelmsDavid M. Bourke$750
6Riendo 154Bernard DaltonEdition FarmKate Dalton 
7Douglas Road 154Michael MitchellRiverdee StableTodd J. Wyatt 
8Deposit 154Barry FoleyBeverly R. SteinmanDoug Fout 
9Road To Oz 154Sean McDermottHolwood StableMark Beecher 
PUYou're No Better (GB) *149Archie MacAuleyArmata StablesRicky Hendriks 

Mr. Bridger went to the front and stayed there throughout the race. Bet the Pot just missed after rallying to share the lead over the last fence and through the stretch.

Winning Margin: neck   Winning Time: 3:57 3/5   Turf: firm

Mr. Bridger, ch. g. 2014, by English Channel out of Leioa (Arg), by Engrillado (Arg). Bred by Clarke Ohrstrom (Ky)

Third Race
Purse $20,000    The Bon Nouvel    Ratings Hurdle    2 1/8 miles over National Fences
OrderHorse WgtRiderOwnerTrainerPurse
1Brianbakescookies 156Michael MitchellMrs. S. K. Johnston, Jr.Jack Fisher$12,000
2Repeat Repeat 158Ross GeraghtyBon Nouvel Chasers LLCJulie Gomena$3,600
3Anticipating 153Darren NagleSherry L. FenwickJonathan E. Sheppard$2,000
4Whitman's Poetry 156Thomas GarnerDASH StableJack Fisher$1,400
5Undisclosed (Ire) 153Barry FoleySharon E. SheppardDoug Fout$1,000
6Jump Ship 158Gerard GalliganBrownland Farm LLCTed Thompson 
PUNotjudginjustsayin 155Graham WattersSheila J. Williams & Northwoods StablesJack Fisher 
PUCorky Lemon 158Sean McDermottHeather Austin and Peter AustinMark Beecher 

Brianbakescookies rallied from well off the pace, outdueled Repeat Repeat as they turned for home and won going away.

Winning Margin: 4 1/4   Winning Time: 3:53 4/5   Turf: firm

Brianbakescookies, ch. g. 2013, by Giant's Causeway out of Kickin' the Clouds, by Dixieland Band. Bred by Patricia Pavlish (Ky)

Fourth Race
Purse $25,000    The National Sporting Library & Museum Cup    Timber Stakes    3 1/4 miles over Timber
OrderHorse WgtRiderOwnerTrainerPurse
1Curve of Stones 160Barry FoleyS. Rebecca ShepherdDavid M. Bourke$15,000
2Mystic Strike 165Thomas GarnerUpland PartnersTodd McKenna$4,500
3Royal Ruse 160Skylar McKennaCharles C. Fenwick, Jr.Sanna P. Neilson$2,500
4Super Saturday 155Gerard GalliganIrvin S. NaylorKatherine S. Neilson$1,750
5Just Wait and See (Ire) 165Chris GracieKinross FarmRichard L. Valentine$1,250
6Grand Manan 155Archie MacAuleyArmata StablesWilliam Meister 
FStorm Team 160Michael MitchellSheila J. Williams & Northwoods StablesJack Fisher 
LRCodrington College (Ire) 160Darren NagleHudson River FarmsJonathan E. Sheppard 

Curve of Stones raced off the pace, rallied to contend after the last fence and got up at the wire. When Mystic Strike drifted wide while leading on the final turn, Curve of Stones took the lead and held Mystic Strike safe in the final strides.

Winning Margin: neck   Winning Time: 6:36 3/5   Turf: firm

Curve of Stones, gr. g. 2011, by Arch out of Exceptionally, by El Prado (Ire). Bred by Audley Farm (Va)

Fifth Race
Purse $10,000    The Daniel C. Sands Cup    Maidens 3 & 4 Year Olds    2 1/8 miles over National Fences
OrderHorse WgtRiderOwnerTrainerPurse
1Another Try 154Darren NagleHudson River FarmsJonathan E. Sheppard$6,000
2Rambaldi (Ire) 154Thomas GarnerSilverton Hill LLCLeslie F. Young$1,800
3Bickley 154Michael MitchellMrs. S. K. Johnston, Jr.Fenneka T. Bentley$1,000
4Koko Star 146Barry FoleyFearnought Farm LLCDoug Fout$700
5Sea Mast 154Gerard GalliganMagalen O. BryantRichard L. Valentine$500
6Bowled Over 154Graham WattersKiplin HallWilliam Dowling 
7Junior Senator *149Archie MacAuleyIrvin S. NaylorWilliam Meister 
8Step To The Bar 154Bernard DaltonVirginia Lazenby Racing Stable LLCKate Dalton 
9Noble Weed 154Sean McDermottStraylight Racing, LLCMark Beecher 
PUTelegram 154Ross GeraghtyStone FarmElizabeth Voss 

Bickley was rated off the early pace, rallied in the late going and crossed the finish line a head before Another Try, who had been reserved off the pace and found his best stride entering the stretch. Bickley was disqualified for interference on the final turn.

Winning Margin: 4 3/4   Winning Time: 4:06 2/5   Turf: firm

Another Try, dk.b./br. g. 2016, by Redeemed out of Let's Canoodle, by Oh Say. Bred by Jonathan Sheppard & Hudson River Farms (Pa)

Sixth Race
Purse $10,000    The James P. McCormick Memorial    Maiden Timber    3 miles over Timber
OrderHorse WgtRiderOwnerTrainerPurse
1Flash Jackson 165Michael MitchellAnn JacksonTodd J. Wyatt$6,000
2First Friday 165Bernard DaltonFour Virginia GentsDoug Fout$1,800
3Mr. Fine Threads 165Gerard GalliganSharon E. SheppardWilliam B. Santoro$1,000
4Satish (GB) 165Thomas GarnerBruton Street-USLeslie F. Young$700
5As You Like It 165Darren NagleSherry L. FenwickSanna P. Neilson$500
6Sideling Hill 165Graham WattersKiplin HallWilliam Dowling 
7Second Amendment *160Skylar McKennaWelcome Here FarmSanna P. Neilson 
OCHafajay (GB) 165Chris GracieMrs. George L. Ohrstrom, Jr.Richard L. Valentine 
PUJeffery G. *160Forrest KellyIrvin S. NaylorJason L. Cole 
PUBridge Builder *160McLane HendriksCeltic Venture StableEva D. Smithwick 
PUFull Time Party (Ire) *160Archie MacAuleyMeadow Run FarmRicky Hendriks 
PUHighway Prince (Ire) 165Barry FoleyArmata StablesKatherine S. Neilson 

Flash Jackson was rated off the pace, closed in the final quarter mile to jump the last fence with the lead and won handily going away.

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

Flash Jackson, b. g. 2014, by Get Stormy out of Riveting, by Petitionville. Bred by Ann Biggs Jackson (Md)

Seventh Race Race
Purse $15,000    The Kinross Steeplethon    About 2 5/8 miles over the Alfred M. Hunt Course
OrderHorse WgtRiderOwnerTrainerPurse
1Invocation (Fr) 160Sean McDermottStraylight Racing, LLCMark Beecher$9,000
2Mercoeur (Fr) 160Thomas GarnerBallybristol Farm LLCLeslie F. Young$2,700
3Skydiving 160Darren NagleHudson River FarmsJonathan E. Sheppard$1,500
4Hepcat 160Gerard GalliganJonathan E. Sheppard and Steven PoormanJonathan E. Sheppard$1,050
5Belisarius (Ire) 160Bernard DaltonGary Barber, Brous Stable, Wachtel StableKate Dalton$750
6Peppay Le Pugh (Ire) 160Michael MitchellMrs. S. K. Johnston, Jr.Jack Fisher 
FSpoiler Alert 155Archie MacAuleyMerriebelle Stable, LLCWilliam Meister 
PUWinner Massagot (Fr) 160Chris GracieMrs. George L. Ohrstrom, Jr.Richard L. Valentine 

Invocation raced with most of the field well behind Mercoeur, who set much of the pace while holding a big lead. Invocation closed to jump the last fence with Mercoeur and drew away in the stretch.

Winning Margin: 2 1/2   Winning Time: 5:11 4/5   Turf: firm

Invocation (Fr), dk.b./br. g. 2013, by Intense Focus out of Fabiola (Ger), by Medicis (Arg). Bred by E.A.R.L. Elevage Des Loges (Fr)

Eighth Race
Purse $5,000    Amateur Timber    3 miles over Timber
OrderHorse WgtRiderOwnerTrainerPurse
1Cheers to Us 160McLane HendriksWendy W. HendriksRicky Hendriks$3,000
2Withoutmoreado (Ire) 160Skylar McKennaIrvin S. NaylorKatherine S. Neilson$900
3Class Indian 165Justin BatoffJeremy A. BatoffWilliam Dowling$500
4Coastal Moon 160Chris GracieUpland PartnersTodd McKenna$350
5Rocket Star Red 165Brett OwingsLucy A. GoeletMark Beecher$250
6Canyon Road *160Colin SmithGordonsdale FarmJames Piper 
7Sovereign Fund *160Mell BoucherKeystone ThoroughbredsTodd McKenna 
8Hanno *160Aaron DavisMrs. S. K. Johnston, Jr.Jack Fisher 
PUIt's Nothing *160Parker HendriksMove Up Stable & Sally ReedKatherine S. Neilson 
PUStand Down (Ire) *165Archie MacAuleyFrank A. Bonsal, Jr.Casey Pinkard Savin 

Cheers To Us rated well off the pace, rallied to take command the last time around and won as his rider pleased. Withoutmoreado ran gamely but was second best.

Winning Margin: 3 1/2   Winning Time: 5:45   Turf: firm

Cheers to Us, b. g. 2013, by Artie Schiller out of Cocktail Hour, by Dynaformer. Bred by Dixiana Farms, LLC (Ky)

Ninth Race
Amateur Apprentice Training Fl    1 1/2 Miles on the Turf
OrderHorse WgtRiderOwnerTrainerPurse
1New Member (Ire) *140Teddy DaviesArmata StablesJack Fisher 
2Invester *132Colin SmithBeverly R. SteinmanDoug Fout 
3Onarock 150Brett OwingsNoble StablesNeil R. Morris 
4True Calling *135Mell BoucherWhy Not Racing LLCLilith Boucher 
5Jimmy Legs 140Archie MacAuleyS. Rebecca ShepherdDavid M. Bourke 
6Oceanographer 145Bryan CullinaneCross Racing Stable LLCNeil R. Morris 
7Street Review *145Theo SushkoSuzanne SushkoBetty McCue 
8Cocodimama *145Chloe HannumAdlestrop HillEmily J. Hannum 

New Member was reserved in third place. With three furlongs to run New Member went to the lead and held Investor safe in a driving finish.

Winning Margin: neck   Winning Time: 2:36 2/5   Turf: firm

New Member (Ire), b. g. 2011, by Alhaarth (Ire) out of Sincere (Ire, by Bahram Son. Bred by Golden Garden Stud (Ire)