Warrenton Hunt Point-to-Point Recap

The Warrenton Hunt Point-to-Point took place on March 16th, at the historic Airlie Racecourse in Warrenton, VA. The card was made up of ten races, ranging from a mile and an eighth to three 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 Salem Course in Upperville March 23 (Piedmont Fox Hounds), the Woodley Farm in Berryville March 30 (Blue Ridge Hunt), the Ben Venue Farm in Ben Venue 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!

Novice Rider Flat Race winner Kenilworth King ridden by Conor Tierney
 Freddie Procter won Open Flat race on The Hero Next Door
Todd McKenna, trainer of Amateur and Novice Rider timber winner Hard Strike with trophy
Open Flat Race left to right: #4–The Hero Next Door (Freddie Procter, up) –1st; Caramelised (Jamie Bargary, up) –2nd; Ireland’s Call (Evan Dewan, up) –3rd; Boffo Kid–4th
Virginia Bred or Sired Flat race 2nd-place finishing Jockey Virginia Korrell after the race
Foxhunter Timber winner Keys Discount
Novice Rider Timber race winner Sarah Cundith on Karl Cares on way to post
3rd Division Maiden Hurdle Winner In Effect ridden by Parker Hendriks
Open Timber race left to right: Parker Hendriks who won race on Lap of the Gods; #1–Mystic Strike (Andrew Burke Ott, up)
2nd Division Maiden Hurdle race winner Giantsbane ridden by Virginia Korrell
First Division winner of Maiden hurdle race Love Saga ridden by Sean McDermott, followed by Teddy Davies on Cuppateaman
First Division winner of Maiden hurdle race Love Saga ridden by Sean McDermott
Amateur/Novice Rider Hurdle race winner Decisive Triumph ridden by Dan Nevin
Open Hurdle Winner #3 Lightning Rod ridden by Parker Hendriks