The 83rd Annual Piedmont Fox Hounds Point-To-Point Recap

The Piedmont Fox Hounds Point-to-Point took place on March 23rd, at the historic Salem Racecourse in Upperville, VA. The card was made up of eight races, ranging from a mile and a quarter to three and a half miles around the track. This meet is important to local fans of the sport who get to come out in the Northern Virginia area and see one of the first racing events of the year.

The spring PTP season continues at the Woodley Farm in Berryville March 30 (Blue Ridge Hunt), Ben Venue Farm in Washington, VA on April 6 (Old Dominion Hounds), Morven Park in Leesburg April 21 (Loudoun Hunt) and Glenwood Park in Middleburg April 28 (Middleburg Hunt).

Thanks to Douglas Lees for the Exceptional Photography!

VHBPA flat winner Grunion ridden by Michael Woodson
Maiden Flat winner Band Tour ridden by Manuel Aquilera
Open Flat Race Winner Scanno
Rokeby Challenge Bowl winner To Be or Not to Be along with rider Teddy Davies and the rest of the connections
Rokeby Challenge Bowl Piedmont race field led by Piedmont Huntsman on way to the post
Ladies Timber Race Winner Gaye Breeze ridden by Virginia Korrell jumping over a fence
Foxhunter Timber race winner Keys Discount ridden by Sam Cockburn
Amateur and Novice Rider Timber winner The Butler Yates nearing the finish line, ridden by Freddie Proctor
Amateur and Novice Rider Timber race winner The Butler Yates jumping over a fence ahead of 4th place finisher Post War
Suzanne Stettinius of Mint Meadows Farm congratulates Yomar Ortiz on his win in the medium pony race. Stettinius is also the trainer of the winner Blueberry.
Maiden Timber race winner Eternal Story ridden by Freddie Proctor
Junior Pony Race winner Janneydancer ridden by Yomar Ortiz