BEN VENUE, Va.--Kate Dalton saddled two winners over hurdles while Doug Four trained one hurdle winner and one timber winner at Old Dominion Point-to-Point on Saturday, April 3.
Fout opened the day in the first race with Beverly Steinman's Go as You Please, ridden by Sophie Henelius, who rallied to overtake Ebullience, owned and trained by Sanna Neilson and ridden by her son Parker Hendriks, to win by a head in the Amateur/Novice Rider 2 mile Hurdle.
Dalton took the second race, the first division of the Maiden Hurdle, with Edition Farm's Riendo, ridden by Bernie Dalton. who overtook Embrace the Grind, owned by Wendy Hendriks, trained by Ricky Henriks and ridden by Courtney Dankanich, in the run in after the last fence to win by 2 lengths.
Dalton then saddled Hayabusa One to place second to Gostisbehere, owned by Riverdee Stable, trained by Jack Fisher and ridden by Graham Watters, in the third race, the second division of the Maiden Hurdle.
Gostibehere won by 2 1/2 lengths.
EMILY HANNUM saddled the winner in the first 3 mile timber race, for Lady Riders, winning with Adlestrop Hill's Cocodimama, ridden by Chloe Hannum, who won handily by 6 lengths.
Fout saddled Sharon Sheppard's Undisclosed, ridden by Bryan Cullimann to win the Amateur and Novice Rider Timber race by 1 1/2 lengths over Canyon Road, ridden by Hendriks.
Dalton won the second time in the Open Hurdle with Del Rio Chasers' Razoul (Ire), ridden by her husband Bernie. who won handily by 2 1/2 lengths over Prayer Hope, trained by Fisher.
Forrest Kelly trained and rode Black and Blue Stable's Fletched to win the Open timber by 11/2 lengths over Preseli Rock (Ire), trained by Fisher.
Julie Nafe rode her Sky Babe to win the Ladies Side Saddle flat race, and Neil Morris won the last three flat races with Argentic, Riitzy A. P., and Vincent Van Gogo.