Lake Placid winning at Colonial Downs on last Sunday.  (Susan M. Carter Photo)

Virginia-bred Researcher winning at Colonial Downs last Sunday.  (Susan M. Carter Photo)

Maggie Bryant’s Virginia-bred Southwest, with Carl Rafter up, won the Dot Smithwick Memorial Open Flat at Blue Ridge by 18 lengths.  By Cozzene, out of Summer Delight by Quiet American, Southwest is trained by Doug Fout and is a stakes placed winner of $222,646.  He ran over jumps this year at Saratoga and Colonial Downs. (Photo by Richard Clay)