Warrenton Hunt Point to Point
Airlie Race Course, Warrenton, Virginia
Saturday, March 18, 2017

First Race
The Airlie Steeplechase    Open Hurdle    About 2 miles over Hurdles
OrderHorse WgtRiderOwnerTrainerPurse
1Pac Yer Tack 145Gerard GalliganC & C Racing LLCKeri Brion 
2Cognashene 155Kieran NorrisPathfinder RacingNeil R. Morris 
3Mizyen (Ire) 155Ross GeraghtyRosbrian FarmRicky Hendriks 
4Easy Exit 165Brendan CrowleyClorevia FarmDoug Fout 
5Dino Mite (GB) 145Michael MitchellRosbrian FarmRicky Hendriks 
PUAfrican Oil (Fr) 155Bernard DaltonGary BarberKate Dalton 

Pac Yer Tack was never far off the pace set by Cognashene, took the lead with four fences remaining and won handily.

Winning Margin: 3   Winning Time: 4:13 3/5   Turf: good

Pac Yer Tack, b. g. 2010, by Purge out of Irish Bride, by Sligo Bay (Ire). Bred by RDM Racing (Md)

Second Race
Amateur/Novice Rider Hurdle    About 2 miles over Hurdles
OrderHorse WgtRiderOwnerTrainerPurse
1Fall Colors *155Amber HodykaS. Bruce Smart, Jr.Jimmy Day 
DQSlaney Rock (Ire) *165Erin SwopeErin SwopeErin Swope 

Slaney Rock finished first after leading the entire race but was disqualified for not carrying sufficient weight.

Winning Margin: 5   Winning Time: 4:02   Turf: good

Fall Colors, ch. m. 2010, by Northern Spur (Ire) out of Leaves of Autumn, by Expelled. Bred by Mr. & Mrs. Bruce Smart (Va)

Third Race
Maiden Hurdle    About 2 miles over Hurdles
OrderHorse WgtRiderOwnerTrainerPurse
1Quarla 150Ross GeraghtyEve LedyardRicky Hendriks 
2Balistes 160Kieran NorrisSara E. ColletteNeil R. Morris 
3Cryptos' Holiday 155Brendan CrowleyMagalen O. BryantDoug Fout 
4Shinobi (Ger) 160Gerard GalliganIrvin S. NaylorKatherine Neilson 
DQZio Elio 155Bernard DaltonEdition FarmKate Dalton 
LRPart 160Michael MitchellAnna DiGenarroAnna DiGenarro 
PUSur Empire (GB) 150Liam McVicarDaybreak StablesJimmy Day 

Quarla stayed within striking distance and joined Balistes, who had set the pace, at the last fence. Quarla proved best in the run in from the last. Sur Empire was forced to pull up and was allowed to run in the second division.

Winning Margin: 1/2   Winning Time: 4:16 1/5   Turf: good

Quarla, b. m. 2011, by Mr. Greeley out of Peep Show, by Silver Deputy. Bred by Gainesway Thoroughbreds Ltd. (Ky)

Third Race - Division 2.0
Maiden Hurdle    About 2 miles over Hurdles
OrderHorse WgtRiderOwnerTrainerPurse
1Jesse O 160Jeff MurphyFlying Horse Farm LLCJazz Napravnik 
2Misfortune 160Ross GeraghtyVirginia Lazenby Racing Stable LLCDoug Fout 
3Needle in the Hay 160Michael MitchellMorning Star FarmRicky Hendriks 
4Zydeco Cha Cha 150Brendan CrowleyVirginia Lazenby Racing Stable LLCDoug Fout 
5Sur Empire (GB) 150Liam McVicarDaybreak StablesJimmy Day 
6Gualamo (Fr) 155Kieran NorrisBarker Racing LLCJimmy Day 
LRMalibu Preacher 160Gerard GalliganIrvin S. NaylorKatherine Neilson 

Jesse O went to the lead at once and was never challenged.

Winning Margin: 8   Winning Time: 4:13 2/5   Turf: good

Jesse O, b. g. 2012, by Pleasantly Perfect out of Smart Gossip, by Smart Strike. Bred by Pam Michael (Md)

Fourth Race
Open Flat    About 1 1/2 miles on the Turf
OrderHorse WgtRiderOwnerTrainerPurse
1Last Farewell 160Brendan CrowleyMagalen O. BryantDoug Fout 
2Pure Deal 150Ross GeraghtyBeverly R. SteinmanDoug Fout 
3Strawbridge 170Keri BrionJonathan SheppardJonathan Sheppard 
4Allowed 170Kieran NorrisMary Fleming FinlayEva D. Smithwick 

Last Farewell and Allowed made the running with the field close behind.Allowed faded but Last Farewell, Pure Deal and Strawbridge battled to the wire where Last Farewell won a three way photo finish.

Winning Margin: head   Winning Time: 3:09 4/5   Turf: good

Last Farewell, ch. g. 2011, by Prized out of Say Farewell, by Second Bar. Bred by Magalen O. Bryant (Md)

Fifth Race
Novice Rider Flat    About 1 1/2 miles on the Turf
OrderHorse WgtRiderOwnerTrainerPurse
1Swansea Mile (Ire) 150Eve LedyardRosbrian FarmRicky Hendriks 
2Rutledge Classic 160Mike WoodsonEva D. SmithwickEva D. Smithwick 
3It's Nothing 150John BrophyMove Up StableKatherine Neilson 
4Misskittyhas Sass 150Tatiana SushkoTatiana SushkoTatiana Sushko 
5Way Up High 160Erin SwopeBenjamin C. SwopeBenjamin C. Swope 

Swansea Mile was content to let It's Nothing set the pace, went to the front with a quarter mile to run and won handily.

Winning Margin: 4   Winning Time: 3:12 1/5   Turf: good

Swansea Mile (Ire), b. g. 2010, by Dylan Thomas (Ire) out of Hurry Up Helen (Ire), by In the Wings (GB). Bred by Mr. W. Kane (Ire)

Sixth Race
Purse $2,000    Virginia Bred/Sired Flat    About 1 1/8 miles on the Turf
OrderHorse WgtRiderOwnerTrainerPurse
1Officer's Oath 155Liam McVicarS. Bruce Smart, Jr.Jimmy Day$1,200
2Akubra 155Kieran NorrisPathfinder RacingNeil R. Morris$400
3Sunburned Gold 145Gerard GalliganFraco 1 LLCSusan S. Cooney$220
OCLife's Fortune 150Brendan CrowleyLazy Lane FarmSusan S. Cooney 

As the field turned for home, Life's Fortunewas in front but went off course. Officer's Oath inherited the lead and won easily.

Winning Margin: 5   Winning Time: 2:21   Turf: good

Officer's Oath, b. g. 2013, by Luftikus out of Officer Pepper, by Officer. Bred by Daybreak Stables, Inc. (Va)

Seventh Race
The Springs Valley Open Timber    About 3 miles over Timber
OrderHorse WgtRiderOwnerTrainerPurse
1Le Chevalier 175Mark BeecherOver Creek Stables LLCJulie Gomena 
2Worried Man 165Brendan CrowleyFour Virginia GentsDoug Fout 
3Adios Diablo 175Ross GeraghtyMagalen O. BryantDoug Fout 

Le Chevalier was reserved off the early pace set by Adios Diablo. With a half mile to run Le Chevalier jumped to the lead and drew away to win while clearly in command.

Winning Margin: 10   Winning Time: 6:30 2/5   Turf: good

Le Chevalier, gr./ro. g. 2009, by Broken Vow out of Orellana, by With Approval. Bred by Haras Du Mezeray S. A. (Ky)

Eighth Race
Novice Timber    About 3 miles over Timber
OrderHorse WgtRiderOwnerTrainerPurse
1Boogie Biz 165Mark BeecherDaniel R. BakerMark Beecher 
2Aquies 165Gerard GalliganIrvin S. NaylorKatherine Neilson 

Boogie Biz made all of the running and won easily.

Winning Margin: 10   Winning Time: 6:59   Turf: good

Boogie Biz, b. g. 2010, by Nobiz Like Shobiz out of My Dance, by Rhythm. Bred by Charles W. Walters, Jr. & Elizabeth J. Valando (Md)

Ninth Races
Amateur and Novice Rider Timber    About 3 miles over Timber
OrderHorse WgtRiderOwnerTrainerPurse
1Addones Last Hurrah *165Zoe ValvoZoe ValvoZoe Valvo 
PUMr. Lit *165Sam CockburnSam CockburnSam Cockburn 

Addoneslast Hurrah finished third in the combined novice timber and amateur novice rider timber races.

Winning Margin:   Winning Time: 7:00   Turf: good

Addones Last Hurrah, b. g. 2012, by Cherokee's Boy out of Add One, by Advan. Bred by Helen M. Polinger (Md)

Tenth Race
Foxhunter Timber    About 3 miles over Timber

Winning Margin:   Winning Time:   Turf:

 

Being late to the Paddock will result in: 1st offense a Stewards' warning, 2nd offense will be a mandatory fine at the Stewards' discretion.