FOREST BELL (Susan M. Carter Photo)

Simon Hobson’s Virginia-bred Forest Bell won his fourth Virginia HBPA flat race for Virginia-bred/-sired horses at the Loudoun Hunt Point-to-Point on Sunday.  Under his regular rider Eilidh Grant, the six-year-old gelding by Forestry, out of Mambo bell by Kingmabo set the pace then turned back Snowbuster and won going away by 2 ½ lengths.

Forest Bell was bred by the late Edward P. Evans.
Complete Order of Finish: 1) FOREST BELL (Eilidh Grant, Simon Hobson, Simon Hobson) $1,200; 2) Snowbuster (George Wood, John McCormack, John McCormack) $400; 3) Colleen’s Charm (John Delaney, Colleen Mahoney, A. Timothy White) $220.