WINTERTHUR, Del.--The Winterthur Races on Sunday, May 5 features three timber races and one flat race and a carriage parade.
The $41,000 Winterthur Bowl Timber Stakes drew five entries, including two from National Steeplechase Association leading trainer Jack Fisher.
Both of Fisher's entries in the Stakes are owned by Bruton Street-US, and they are Two's Company (Ire), yo be ridden by Sean McDermott, and Lemony Bay, with no rider named as yet.
It's a small but elite field, and includes Kings Apollo (GB), trained by Sanna Neilson and ridden by Gerard Galligan, who won at Winterthur last year, and Beck's Bad Boy, trained by Alicia Murphy and ridden by Sean McDermott and Aquies, trained by Kathy Neilson and ridden by Eddie Keating, who won the allowance race at the Grand National.
The program opens with the Isabella du Pont Sharp Memoria Maiden Timber that drew a full field of 10 with three also elibiles, followed by the Winterthur Bowl and the Vicmead Plate Allowance Timber that drew seven entries.
The final race is the Middletown Cup Allowance flat race for amateur riders.
Winterthur always draws a huge crowd, and there are prized for such things as best tailgate party.
The carriage parade is a beautiful procession of all sorts of carriages from four-in-hands to pairs, singles and ponies.
For information, call 302-888-4992.