Old Dominion Hounds Point to Point
Ben Venue Farm, Ben Venue, Virginia
Saturday, April 6, 2019

First Race
The Big Cobbler    Amateur/Novice Rider Hurdle    About 2 miles over National Fences
OrderHorse WgtRiderOwnerTrainerPurse
1Macnicholson (Ire) *165Bryan CullinaneShannon Hill FarmJimmy Day 

Macnicholson schooled around the course and won a walkover.

Winning Margin:   Winning Time: 4:36 1/5   Turf: soft

Macnicholson (Ire), b. g. 2009, by Definite Article (GB) out of Heroic Performer (Ire), by Royal Applause (GB). Bred by D. Shine (Ire)

Second Race
The Ben Venue    Lady Rider Timber    About 3 miles over Timber
OrderHorse WgtRiderOwnerTrainerPurse
1Sweet Talking Guy *155Erin SwopeBenjamin C. SwopeBenjamin C. Swope 
2Catch The Echo *155Chloe HannumEmily J. HannumEmily J. Hannum 

Sweet Talking Guy was reserved off the pace until the final time around, took the lead in the final half mile and beat Catch the Echo easily. The ladies ran with the open timber horses and finished third and fourth.

Winning Margin: 22   Winning Time: 7:14   Turf: soft

Sweet Talking Guy, ch. g. 2008, by Oratory out of Lawleypop, by Horatius. Bred by Karl B. Johnson (Md)

Third Race
The Volanee    Maiden Hurdle    About 2 miles over National Fences
OrderHorse WgtRiderOwnerTrainerPurse
1Apollo Landing *150Bryan CullinaneCharles C. Fenwick, Jr.Jimmy Day 
2Leopard Cat *150Paul CawleyKiplin ThreeWilliam Dowling 

Apollo Landing led all the way and drew off to win easily.

Winning Margin: 30   Winning Time: 4:08 3/5   Turf: soft

Apollo Landing, b. g. 2014, by Malibu Moon out of Morningbird, by Quiet American. Bred by Gabriel Duignan & Pier House Stud (Ky)

Fourth Race
Amateur and Novice Rider Timbe    About 3 miles over Timber
OrderHorse WgtRiderOwnerTrainerPurse
1Southern Sail 175Woods WinantsCeltic Venture StableEva D. Smithwick 
2Way Up High *175Erin SwopeBenjamin C. SwopeBenjamin C. Swope 
3Le Aqua (Ire) 175Paul CawleyBruton Street-USWilliam Dowling 
4Rocky's Affair *165Theo SushkoTheo SushkoBetty McCue 

Southern Sail stalked Rocking Allen until Rocking Allen pulled up the last time around. Southern Sail held off Way Up High and Le Aqua to win handily. Rocking Allen was in the foxhunter division and ran with the amateur and novice rder timber race horses.

Winning Margin: 4   Winning Time: 7:00   Turf: soft

Southern Sail, dk.b./br. g. 2008, by Southern Image out of On the Horizon, by Lord Avie. Bred by Coleswood Farm, Inc. (WV)

Fourth Race - Division 2.0
Foxhunter Timber    About 3 miles over Timber
OrderHorse WgtRiderOwnerTrainerPurse
PURocking Allen 173Sam CockburnT & C Elite Sport HorsesSam Cockburn 

Rocking Allen ran with the amateur and novice rider timber race horses setting the pace until pulling up with five furlongs to run.

Winning Margin:   Winning Time:   Turf: soft

Fifth Race
The Meeting House Mountain    Open Hurdle    About 2 1/4 miles over National Fences
OrderHorse WgtRiderOwnerTrainerPurse
1Foxhall Drive *145Bryan CullinaneCristina V. MosbyJimmy Day 
2Inle *135Paul CawleyKiplin ThreeWilliam Dowling 

Foxhall Drive went to the lead at the drop of the flag and steadily widened romping home alone. Foxhall Drive won here a year ago.

Winning Margin: 35   Winning Time: 4:35   Turf: soft

Foxhall Drive, b. g. 2012, by Congrats out of Relativa (Arg), by Parade Marshall. Bred by John T. Behrendt & Charles Marquis (NY)

Sixth Race
The Leeds Don    Open Timber    About 3 miles over Timber
OrderHorse WgtRiderOwnerTrainerPurse
1Monstaleur 165Forrest KellyBlack and Blue StableForrest Kelly 
2Just Wait and See (Ire) *155Sam CockburnKinross FarmRichard L. Valentine 

Monstaleur raced slightly off the pace the first two times around the course. With a half mile to run he took control and easily held off Just Wait and See. The ladies ran with the open timber horses and finished third and fourth.

Winning Margin: 4   Winning Time: 7:09 3/5   Turf: soft

Monstaleur, ch. g. 2007, by Meadow Monster out of Taleur, by Stalwart. Bred by Dr. James Edwin Bryant & Linda Page Davis (Va)

Seventh Race
Restricted Young Adult Flat    About 1 1/2 miles on the Turf
OrderHorse WgtRiderOwnerTrainerPurse
1Mast Strike 155Charlie MarquezCharlie MarquezBetty McCue 

Mast Strike ran with the novice rider horses and finished fourth.

Winning Margin: 4 1/2   Winning Time: 3:05 4/5   Turf: soft

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

Eighth Race
The High Thicket    Novice Rider Flat    About 1 1/2 miles on the Turf
OrderHorse WgtRiderOwnerTrainerPurse
1Hyperlapse (Ire) 150Bryan CullinaneDaybreak Stables, Inc.Jimmy Day 
2Smokin Caraquena 140David PawlakWykham View StablesCarl Rafter 
3Street Review 155Theo SushkoTheo SushkoBetty McCue 

Hyperlapse emerged from a tightly bunched field with a half mile to run and held the others safe while never pulling away farther than necessary. This was trainer Jimmy Day's fourth winner on the card.

Winning Margin: 1   Winning Time: 3:04 4/5   Turf: soft

Hyperlapse (Ire), ch. g. 2015, by Casamento (Ire) out of Makheelah (GB), by Dansili (GB). Bred by R. Hyland, J. T. Heffernan & P. Hyland (Ire)

Ninth Race
Purse $2,000    The Leeds Manor    Virginia Bred/Sired Flat    About 1 1/4 miles on the Turf
OrderHorse WgtRiderOwnerTrainerPurse
1Talk Less 155Bryan CullinanePathFinder RacingNeil R. Morris$1,200
2Scented Up 155Mike WoodsonWilliam Aylor, Jr. & Heather BooterbaughNatasha Aylor$400
3Dragonthorn Steed 145Sam CockburnS. Rebecca ShepherdDavid M. Bourke$220

Talk Less stalked Scented Up's pace until the final quarter mile where he went to the lead and proved best in the final furlong. This was rider Bryan Cullinane's fifth win on the card.

Winning Margin: 2 1/2   Winning Time: 2:18 2/5   Turf: soft

Talk Less, gr. g. 2014, by Blame out of Aristra, by Afleet Alex. Bred by Mrs. C. Oliver Iselin, III (Va)