Middleburg Hunt Point to Point
Glenwood Park, Middleburg, Virginia
Sunday, April 28, 2019

First Race
Novice Rider Flat    About 1 1/2 miles on the Turf
OrderHorse WgtRiderOwnerTrainerPurse
1Kikinboy 150Eduardo LeivaPathFinder RacingNeil R. Morris 
2Conquest Bandit 155David PawlakJulie NettereZoe Valvo 
3Sir Smarty 145Erika TaylorYellow Branch StableDarin Martin 
4North Dubai 155Charlie MarquezDonald YovanovichDonald Yovanovich 
5Ready Set Shop 130Bryan CullinaneNicki ValvoNicki Valvo 

Kikinboy rallied from far back through the final quarter mile. He saved ground around the turn for home and won going away.

Winning Margin: 2 1/2   Winning Time: 2:29   Turf: good

Kikinboy, ch. g. 2015, by Curlin out of Tapaline, by East Indian. Bred by Golden Pedigree LLC (Ky)

Second Race
The Middleburg Hunt Cup    Amateur/Novice Rider Hurdle    About 2 1/8 miles over National Fences
OrderHorse WgtRiderOwnerTrainerPurse
1On My Wish List (Ire) 165McLane HendriksIrvin S. NaylorCyril Murphy 
2Our Legend (Ire) *165Brett OwingsRather Be RacingJack Fisher 
3Virginia Envy *158Teresa CroceRidgeview FarmCarl Rafter 
4Disobedience *165Elizabeth ScullyElizabeth ScullyRicky Hendriks 

With a quarter mile to run the field was tightly bunched, but shortly after On My Wish List and Our Legend pulled away from the others and jumped the last fence together. Upon landing On My Wish List went to the front and pulled away in the stretch.

Winning Margin: 3   Winning Time: 4:14 4/5   Turf: good

On My Wish List (Ire), b. g. 2014, by Court Cave (Ire) out of Flirthing Around (Ire), by Flemensfirth. Bred by Tommy Newton (Ire)

Third Race
The Samuel E. Bogley Memorial    Maiden Flat    About 1 1/4 miles on the Turf
OrderHorse WgtRiderOwnerTrainerPurse
1Mast Strike 155Charlie MarquezCharlie MarquezBetty McCue 
2Fashion Line 150Barry FoleyMagalen O. BryantDoug Fout 
3Viola's Legacy 140Kieran NorrisDonald YovanovichDonald Yovanovich 
4Wildcat 140Bryan CullinaneBeverly R. SteinmanDoug Fout 
5Slug and Jockey (Ire) 145Barry FoleyCross Racing Stable LLCNeil R. Morris 
6Rathskeller Queen 140David PawlakSycamore Shade Racing LLCCarl Rafter 

Winning Margin: 1/2   Winning Time: 2:10 2/5   Turf: good

Mast Strike, b. g. 2010, by Mizzen Mast out of Striking Audrey, by Smart Strike. Bred by Adena Springs (Ky)

Third Race - Division 2.0
The Samuel E. Bogley Memorial    Maiden Flat    About 1 1/4 miles on the Turf
OrderHorse WgtRiderOwnerTrainerPurse
1Speed Alert 140Barry FoleyBeverly R. SteinmanDoug Fout 
2Tesoro (Ire) 155Archie MacAuleyArmata StablesRicky Hendriks 
3Inside the Box 140Bryan CullinaneBeverly R. SteinmanDoug Fout 
4Gas Money 150Graham WattersPathFinder RacingNeil R. Morris 
5Oulog 150Thomas GarnerDonald YovanovichDonald Yovanovich 
6Marshal Dee 150Emme FulliloveWykham View StablesCarl Rafter 

Half the field had a chance at the head of the stretch, but Speed Alert rallied on the outside, took the lead and battled Tesoro through the stretch before proving best.

Winning Margin: 1/2   Winning Time: 2:17   Turf: good

Speed Alert, dk.b./br. f. 2016, by Gio Ponti out of Vente, by Dynaformer. Bred by Miss Beverly R. Steinman (Ky)

Fourth Race
The Louis Leith Memorial    Maiden Timber    About 3 miles over Timber
OrderHorse WgtRiderOwnerTrainerPurse
1Mr. Brightside 165Kieran NorrisBallyerin Racing LLCMadison F. Meyers 
2Veyron 165Bethany BaumgardnerEllerslie FarmJeff Murphy 
LRMo's in the House *155Sam CockburnT & C Elite Sport HorsesSam Cockburn 
OCRocking Allen 165Barry FoleyT & C Elite Sport HorsesSam Cockburn 

Mo's in the House lost his rider and Rocking Allen went off course the first time around. Mr. Brightside and Veyron raced as a team until Mr. Brightside eased away on the backside the last time. Veyron continued within striking distance but was second best.

Winning Margin: 3 1/2   Winning Time: 7:55 4/5   Turf: good

Mr. Brightside, b. g. 2014, by Bullet Train out of Secret of Mecca, by Mecke. Bred by The Thoroughbred Club LLC (Ky)

Fifth Race
The Matthew Leslie Memorial    Maiden Hurdle    About 2 1/8 miles over National Fences
OrderHorse WgtRiderOwnerTrainerPurse
1Ace of Diamonds 155Kieran NorrisColvin G. RyanJulie Gomena 
2Prayer Hope 155Michael MitchellDASH StableJack Fisher 
3Trustifarian 160Barry FoleyS. Rebecca ShepherdDavid M. Bourke 
4Jackson S 160Graham WattersJames B. Steele, Jr.Cyril Murphy 
5Overdrawn 160Bryan CullinaneGordonsdale FarmJames Piper 
6Tiz Tasty Too *150Archie MacAuleyJennifer TaylorCarl Rafter 
7Sir Luca Richard 160Thomas GarnerMichael L. LeafMichael L. Leaf 
FKanaka 150Sean McDermottShannon Hill FarmJeff Murphy 

Ace of Diamonds was second in the early stages but inherited the lead when Kanaka fell while leading. The field threatened at different times but Ace of Diamonds was equal to the task and held off Prayer Hope and the late charging Trustifarian in the stretch.

Winning Margin: 3/4   Winning Time: 4:11 4/5   Turf: good

Ace of Diamonds, ch. g. 2015, by Alternation out of Diamond Queen, by Aptitude. Bred by C. Kidder & N. Cole (Ky)

Sixth Race
Restricted Maiden Hurdle    About 2 1/8 miles over National Fences
OrderHorse WgtRiderOwnerTrainerPurse
1Eryx 160Kieran NorrisSara E. ColletteJulie Gomena 
2Argentic (Fr) 160Thomas GarnerDebra E. KachelRicky Hendriks 
3Artic North *150Aaron DavisDavid Belt, Jr.Mark Beecher 
4Master Plan 160Barry FoleyMrs. S. K. Johnston, Jr.Neil R. Morris 
5Big E 160Sean McDermottBonnie Rye StableJulie Gomena 

Eryx went to the front at the start, was challenged by Argentic over the last fence and through the stretch but proved best. This was Kieran Norris' third win on the card and trainer, Julie Gomena's second.

Winning Margin: 1/2   Winning Time: 4:07 2/5   Turf: good

Eryx, dk.b./br. g. 2014, by Xenodon out of Jordani, by Two Smart. Bred by Sara E. Collette (Va)

Eighth Race
The George Straub Memorial    Open Flat    About 1 1/4 miles on the Turf
OrderHorse WgtRiderOwnerTrainerPurse
1Gold Shield 155Barry FoleyCaroline CollombNeil R. Morris 
2Crimson Hayes 155Kieran NorrisBallyerin Racing LLCMadison F. Meyers 
3Smokin Caraquena 140Teresa CroceWykham View StablesCarl Rafter 
4A Day in Paradise 155Graham WattersPathFinder RacingNeil R. Morris 
5Alkasser (Ire) 155Mike WoodsonColvin G. RyanD. M. Smithwick, Jr. 
6Izzy's Mark 140Victoria LawrenceMike DaltonSusan S. Cooney 
7Willisville 155Bryan CullinaneJean L. RofeJames Piper 

Shortly after the start Gold Shield and Crimson Hayes took command. These two raced as a team with Gold Shield holding a slight advantage. Going down the backside, Gold Shield pulled away a bit and held that advantage through the stretch and to the finish.

Winning Margin: 3   Winning Time: 2::05 4/5   Turf: good

Gold Shield, dk.b./br. g. 2012, by Medaglia d'Oro out of Dream Supreme, by Seeking the Gold. Bred by Kinsman Farm (Ky)