EAGLE POINT FARMS’ Crafty Wind wasn’t looking to cooperate in the winner’s circle. Trainer Karen Dennehy (right) steers while parents Donna and Steve Dennehy look on. Donna is the president of the VTA and on the board of the VHBPA.

Simon Hobson’s Jeffersonton (a small village near Culpeper, VA) was second.
VIRGINIAN David Ross won the second race “The Victims of Nick’s Picks” Purse with Cherokee Spirit. That’s Nick Hahn pointing at his tip sheet that touted the winner. Get more info about Virginia racing and racing in general at
VIRGINIAN SAM ENGLISH, II won the third race and Lazy Lane Farms’ Surveyor was second. Here Susie Chatfield-Taylor presents an VHBPA Owners’ Appreciation Day award to trainer Patrick Nuesch and rider Johathan Joyce.

ONE, TWO, THREE SWEEP for Virginians in the fifth race. Marshall Dowell’s Regina Madre won the race and R. Larry Johnson’s Broken Treaty was second and O.J. Peterson’s Miswes rallied for third.

JUST GIVE HIM FOUR MONTHS OFF…and he keeps on running and winning — post race analysis by Jim Falk the owner of nine-year-old Sea Hero gelding Midwatch just after winning the Old Nelson Handicap.

FALK FAMILY and friends in the winner’s circle with trainer Rodney Jenkins.
AND THEN IT RAINED…and rained, and rained and rained…