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Last Week of June Stakes Photos

MENTALITY wining the $75,000 Hessonite Stakes on June 26, 2020 at Belmont Park. (Winner by Freud, out of Lemon Drop’s Love by Lemon Drop Kid) ($40,000 Ylg’16 SARAUG) (Bred in NY by Joemar Racing Stables, LCC) (NYRA/Susie Raisher)
NEWSPAPEROFRECORD (IRE) winning the $250,000 Just A Game Stakes G1 on June 27, 2020 at Belmont Park. (Winner by Lope de Vega (Ire), out of Sunday Times (gB), by Holy Roman Emperor (Ire), 2nd dam Forever Times (GB) by So Factual, 3rd dam Simply Times by Dodge) (200,000gns Ylg’17 TATOCT) (Bred in IRE by Times of Wigan Ltd) (NYRA/Chelsea Durand)
TOM’S D’ETAT winning the $500,000 Stephen Foster Stakes GII om June 27, 2020 at Churchill Downs. (Winner by Smart Strike, out of Julia Tuttle, by Giant’s Causeway, 2nd dam Candy Cane (Arg) by Ride the Rails, 3rd dam Candy Girl (Arg) by Candy Stripes) ($330,000 Yld’14 KEESEP) (Bred in KY by SF BLoodstock LLC) (Coady)
MEAN MARY winning the $250,000 New York Stakes GII on June 27, 2020 at Belmont Park. (Winner by Scat Daddy, out of Karlovy Vary, by Dynaformer, 2nd dam Thre Right Pew by Pulpit, 3rd dam Packet by Polish Navy) (Bred in KY by Alex G. Campbell, Jr. Thoroughbreds LLC) (NYRA)
FIRENZE FIRE winning the $150,000 True North Stakes GII on June 27, 2020 at Belmont Park. (Winner by Poseidon’s Warrior, out of My Every Wish, by Langfur, 2nd dam Mille Laces by Unbridled, 3rd With Every Wish by Lear Fan) (Bred in FL by Mr Amore Stables) (NYRA/Chelsea Durand)
ELIZABETH WAY (IRE) winning the $130,263 Nassau Stakes GII on June 27, 2020 at Woodbine. (Winer by Frankel (GB), ou of Maids Causeway (Ire) by Giant’s Causeway, 2nd dam Vallee des Reves by Kingmambo, 3rd dam Venise by Nureyev) ($65,145 3yo’19 GOFNOV) (Bred in IRE by Godolphin) (Michael Burns)
DEAN MARTINI winning the $500,000 Ohio Derby GIII on June 27, 2020 at Thistledown. (Winner by Cairo Prince, out of Soundwave, by Friends Lake, 2nd dam Echo Echo Echo by Eastern Echo, 3rd dam Kashie West by Sir Ivor) ($72,000 Wlg’17 KEENOV; $220,000 Ylg’18 KEESEP) (Bred in KY by Brereton C. Jones) (Coady)
CAZADERO winning the $100,000 Bashford Manor Stakes GIII on June 27, 2020 at Churchill Downs. (Winner by Street Sense, out of Wild Gams, by Forest Wildcat, 2nd dam Diamonds and Legs by Quiet American, 3rd dam Ah Love by Lear Fan) ($120,000 RNA Ylg’19 KEESEP) (Bred in KY by Stonestreet Thoroughbred Holdings LCC) (Coady)
HARVEY’S LIL GOIL winning the $100,000 Regret Stakes GIII on June 27, 2020 at Churchill Downs. (Winner by American Pharoah, out of Gloria S, by Tapit, 2nd dam Arch’s Gal Edith by Arch, 3rd dam Force Five Gal by Pleasant Tap) (Bred in KY by Harvey A. Clarke) (Coady)
VICTIM OF LOVE winning the $100,000 Vagrancy Handicap GIII on June 27, 2020 at Belmont Park) (Winner by Speightstown, out of Spacy Tracy by Awesome Again, 2nd dam Tracy by Theatrical (Ire), 3rd dam Daring Bidder, by Bold Bidder) ($160,000 Yld’17 KEESEP) (Bred in KY by Daniel J. Burke) (NYRA)
SANTIAGO (IRE) wining the $842,400 Dubai Duty Free Irish Derby G1 on June 27, 2020 at Curragh. (Winner by Authorized (Ire), out of Wadyhatta (GB), by Cape Cross (Ire), 2nd dam Thamarat (GB) by Anabaa, 3rd dam Al Ishq (Fr) by Nureyev) (Bred in IRE by Lynch Bages Ltd) (RTE)
BUCKHURST (IRE) winning the $56,160 Dubai Duty Free Juneirah Creeside Hotel Alleged Stakes G3 on June 27, 2020 at Curragh, (Winner by Australia (GB), out of Artful (Ire), by Green Desert, 2nd dam Gold Dodger by Slew o’Gold, 3rd am Brooklyn’s Dance (Fr) by Shirley heights (GB)) (70,000gns Ylg’17 TATOCT) (Bred in IRE by Denfodr Stud Ltd) (Patrick McCann/Racing Post)
TWILIGHT PAYMENT (IRE) winning the $56,160 Comer Group International Vintage Crop Stakes G3 on June 27, 2020 at Curragh. (Winner by Teofilo (Ire), out of Dream On Buddy (Ire), by Oasis Dream (GB), 2nd dam My Renee by Kris S., 3rd dam Mayenne by Nureyev) ($224,640 HRA ’18 GOFHIT) (Bred in IRE by J S Bolger) (Patick McCann/Racing Post)
LIMATO (IRE) and connections after winning $41,158 Betway Criterion Stakes G3 on June 27, 2020 at Newmarket. (Winner by Tagula (Ire), out of Come April, by Singspiel (Ire), 2nd dam So Admirable by SUave Dancer, 3rd dam Sumoto (GB) by Mtoto (GB) ($46,051 Yld’13 DNOPRM) (Bred in IRE by Seamus Phelan) (Edward Whitaker/Racing Post)
NKOSIKAZI (GB) winning the $41,158 Betfair Exchange Hoppings Fillies’ Stakes G3 on June 27, 2020 at Newmarket. (Winner by Cape Cross (Ire), out of Hatami (GB), by Daylami (Ire), 2nd dam Wosaita (GB) by Generous (Ire), 3rd dam Eljazzi by Artaius) (25,000 gns Ylg’16 TAOCT; 30,000gns 3yo’18 TATMA; 220,000gns 4yo’19 TATMA) (Bred in GB by D J & Mrs Brown) (Dan Abrahamm/focusracing.com)
VOLKAN STAR (IRE) winning the $28,644 Betway Fairway Stakes L on June 27, 2020 at Newmarket. (Winner by Sea the Stars (Ire), out of Chicago Dancer (Ire), by Azamour (Ire), 2nd dam Mouriyana (Ire) by Akarad (Fr), 3rd dam Mamoura (Ire) by Lomod) ($370.639 Wlg’17 GOFNOV; 1,000,000gns Ylg’18 TATOCT) Bred in IRE by Forenaghts Stud & S Mencoff) (PA Wire)
LETRUSKA winning the $60,000 Aded Elegance Stakes on June 27, 2020 at Gulfstream Park. (Winner by Super Saver, out of Magic Appeal,, by Successful Appeal) (Bred in KY by St. Goerge Stables LLC) (Lauren King/Gulfstream Park)
GALILEAN winning the $101,500 Soi Phet Stakes on June 287, 2020 at Los Alamitos. (Winner by Uncle Mo, out of Fresia, by El Prado. ($60,000 YUlg17 BARSEL; $600,000 2yo’18 BARAPR) (Bred in CA Bar C Racing Stables, Inc) (Benoit)
CHIEF RANDAL winning the $75,000 Daniel Stearns Clevlenad Gold Cup Stakes on June 27, 2020 at Thistledown. (Winner by Fiber Sonde, out of She Could Be Good, b Daylight Savings) (Bred in OH by Harry d. & Ronald C. Waite) (J J Zamaiko)
PIMPER’S PARADISE (BRZ) winning the $54,123 Copa A.B.C.P.C.C. Matias Machline G1 on June 27, 2020 at Cidade Jardim. (Winner by Put It Back, out of Bjue Bue Caroline (Brz), by Royal Academy, 2nd dam Onefortheroad (Brs) by Ghadeer (Fr), 3rd dam Couat Lady (Brz) by Locris (Fr)) (Bred in BRZ by Haras Doce Vale) (Marilia Lemos)
IN SOCIETY (BRZ) winning the $29,312 Grande Premio Margarida Polak Lara G1 o June 27, 220 at Cidade Jardim. (Winner by Put It Back, out of Cindrella Joy (Brz), by Van Nistelrooy, 2nd dam Cincidella (Arg) by Lode, 3rd dam Civitella (Arg) by Saint Sever (Fr)) (Bred in BRZ by Hara Sana Maria de Araras) (Marila Lemos)
DASHING COURT (BRZ) winning the $27,258 Grande Premio J. Adhemar De Almeida Prado G1 on June 27, 2020 at Cidade Jardim. (Winner by Courtier, out of Alta Florest (Brz), by Teton Forest, 2nd dam Slam of Royalty by Grand Slam, 3rd dam She’s of Royalty by Kennedy Road) (Bred in BRZ by Haras Cima) (Marilia Lemos)
CHRONO GENESIS (JPN) winning the $2,709,830 Takarazuka Kinen on June 28, 2020 at Hanshin. (Winner by Bago (Fr), out of Chronologist (Jpn), by Kurofune, 2nd dam In This Unison (Jpn) by Sunday Silence, 3rd dam Rustic Belle by Mr. Prospector) (Bred in JPN by Northern Farm) (JRA)
GOT THE GREENLIGHT (SAF) winning the $29,432 Daily News 2000 Stakes G1 on June 28, 2020 at Greyville. (Winner by Gimmethegreenlight (Aus), out of Comand Chi (Aus), by Commands (Aus), 2nd dam Chizana (NZ) by Fusaichi Pegasus, 3rd dam Govana (NZ) by Blues Traveller (Ire)) ($6,475 Ylg’18 CTSAPR) (Bred in SAF by Nadeson Park Stud) (Sporting Life)
MAGICAL (IRE) winning the $224,810 Alwasmiyah Pretty Polly Stakes G1 on June 28, 2020 at Curragh. (Winner by Galileo (Ire), out of Halfway To Heaven, by Pivotal, 2nd dam Cassandra Go (Ire) by Indian Ridge, 3rd dam Rahaam by Secreto) (Bred in IRE by Orpendale, Chelson & Wynatt) (Healy Racing-focusonracing.com)
WAY TO PARIS (GB) winning the $269,772 Grand Prix De Saint-Cloud on June 28, 2020 at Saint-Cloud. (Winer by Champs Elysees (GB), out of Grey Way, by Cozzene, 2nd dam Northern Naiad (Fr) by Nureyev, 3rd dam Fascinating Trick by Buckpasser) (50,000gns Yrl’14 TATOCT) (Bred in GB by Grundy Bloodstock Ltd) (Scoop Dyga)
PERSIAN KING (IRE) winning the $101,164 Prix Du Muguet G2 on June 28, 2020 at Saint-Cloud. (Winner by Kingman (GB), out of Pretty Please (Ire), by Dylan Thomas (Ire), 2nd dam Plante Rare (Ire) by Giant’s Causeway, 3rd dam Palmeraie by Lear Fan) (Bred in IRE by Dayton Investments (Breeding) Ltd) (Gulf Today)
SPEAK IN COLOURS (GB) winning the $89,925 Weatherby’s Ireland Greenlands Stakes G2 on June 28, 2020 at Curragh. (Winner by Excelebation (Ire), out of Maglietta Fina (Ire), by Verglas (Ire), 2nd dam Whipped Queen by Kingmambo, 3rd dam Meringue Pie by Silent Screen) (24,000gns RNA Wlg’15 TATFOA; 22,000gns RNA Ylg’16 TAOCT) (Bred in GB by Cderia Archi Romani) (Newschain)
CRITICAL VALUE winning the $97,000 Bouwerie Stakes on June 29, 2020 at Belmont Park. (Winner by Bodemeister, out of See the Forest, by Forestry, 2nd dam Critical Eye by Dynaformer, 3rd dam Critical Crew by Dr. Blum) (Bred in NY by Marshall K Gramm & Clay Sanders) ( NYRA/Susie Raisher)
HUNKS BURNING LOVE winning the $75,000 Lone Star Mile Stakes on June 28, 2020 at Lone Star. (Winner by Into Mischief, out of Touch of Fire, by Thunder Gulch) ($75,000 Ylg’15 KEESEP) (Bred im KY by Morris B. Floyd & Chuck Givens) ( Dustin Orona)

Douglas Lees’ VA Gold Cup Photos

GREAT MEADOW – no spectators. (D.H. Lees)
AL GRIFFIN Co-Chairman of the meet and President of the NSA. (D.H. Lees)
GERALD GALLIGAN at the jockey’s meeting. (D.H. Lees)
EMERALD ROCKET and Thomas Garner winning $20,000 VEA Maiden Hurdle. (D.H. Lees)
Winner LONELY WATER and Michael Mitchell clear the water jump in the second race – $20,000 VEA Maiden Hurdle. (D.H. Lees)
MERCOEUR and Thomas Garner winning the $20,000 Steeplethon. (D.H. Lees)
MERCOEUR gets doused after the race. (D.H. Lees)
ELUCIDATION (IRE) and Elizabeth Scully winning the fourth race the $25,000 Ratings Hurdle Handicap. (D.H. Lees)
Elizabeth Scull gets the traditional post-race dousing by Keri Brion after her first win. (D.H. Lees)
SNAP DECISION and Sean McDermott winning the fith race the $35,000 David Semmes Memorial Sport of Kings Hurdle Stakes. (D.H. Lees)
JACK FISHER trainer of Snap Decision. (D.H. Lees)
SNAP DECISION post race. (D.H. Lees)
DOC CEBU and Michael Mitchel winning the $40,000 Virginia Gold Cup. (D.H. Lees)
CODRINGTON COLLEGE and Darren Nagle lead the winner Doc Cebu over the water jump in the Gold Cup. (D.H. Lees)
FAST CAR and Michael Mitchell winning the 7th race the $20,000 Maiden Four Year Old Hurdle. (D.H. Lees)
GO GET THE BASIL and Gerald Galligan winning the 8th race $20,000 Ratings Handicap Hurdle. (D.H. Lees)
SHARK DU BERLAIS and Michael Mitchell winning the 9th race the $10,000 Waiver Maiden Claiming (Div 1). (D.H. Lees)
ELMUTAHID and Bernard Dalton after winning the 10th race the $10,000 Waiver Maiden Claiming (Div 2). (D.H. Lees)

Douglas Lees Equine Photographer Extraordinaire

Douglas Lees is a longtime Warrentonian, a fly fisherman and a wonderful photographer. He has a natural eye and learned from one of the best – Peter Winants –  and along the way absorbed some knowledge some other good ones such as the late Marshall Hawkins and Robert ‘Pooch’ McClanahan.

As noted journalist, Matt Hegarty writer for the Lexington Herald-Leader once said: Lees won his second Eclipse Award for doing what veteran photographers do best – putting themselves in the right place at right time.

In a profile by Morgan Hensley in His Lifelong Hobby of Capturing the Chase for the Piedmont Virginian, published in November/December of 2017, Hensley said:

Since he began taking pictures nearly 50 years ago, Douglas Lees has garnered accolades and awards as one of the nation’s most distinguished and prolific steeplechase photographers.

2007 Eclipse-winning photograph. Navesink View, ridden by Will Haynes, in the International Gold Cup.

A lifelong resident of Warrenton, Lees inherited his parents’ penchant for photography and foxhunting. Lees began shooting and developing pictures in the late ‘60s, and in 1967 at the age of 17 scored his first cover story for the Fauquier Times-Democrat. The photo, which was taken on a “miserable, terribly cold Saturday in March,” Lees says, depicts a riderless racehorse who, in its bewilderment, wandered back toward the other horses.

He met renowned sporting photographer Peter Winants in 1971, and Lees’ approach to photography changed immediately. “He took me to his studio and loaned me a lens for the day. I studied his photographs and thought, ‘This is what I need to be doing.’ I’m still operating under a lot of his theories,” Lees says. He admired Winants’ approach to sporting photography, which used large telephoto lenses to capture wide, vivid images. Lees experimented with different equipment and techniques, placing cameras under fences to capture the horses’ midair. “He told me to buy the best equipment that I could. It allows you to reach way out and capture the scenes that others maybe don’t see.”

1978 Eclipse-winning photograph. Mrs. R. H. Crompton III’s Master’s Degree, ridden by Buzzy Hannum during the timber race at the Foxfield Races.

Lees has won two Eclipse Awards, the first in 1978 and the second in 2007, received three honorable mentions, and is one of only eight to win the honored award more than once. Both winning photographs capture accidents—that moment of uncertainty and stillness, the outcome forever suspended—and in both cases jockey and horse were unharmed. “I can count on one hand the number of times horses have been injured,” Lees says, “and I don’t even think I’d be able to name five.”

In the offseason, Lees photographs fly fishing, his other passion, and foxhunting. “The hounds and the horns, that’s powerful stuff. Even better when you can capture it,” Lees says. Now retired from a career as an insurance agent for Carr & Hyde, Lees continues to develop his craft, learn new techniques, and compile his lauded photographs into a book.

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And thank the Lord, he continues to lend his images to Old Dominion Horseracing News. – G. Petty

VA-Bred Tops Midlantic Session

The Fasig-Tipton Midlantic 2-Year-Olds in Training Sale opened Monday in Timonium with the specter of uncertainty in the industry caused by the pandemic and the havoc it has wreaked on the global economy hanging over all participants, but the session was punctuated by vibrant bidding across the board and concluded with a sparkling 20% buy-back rate. A colt by Uncle Mo, bred in Virginia by the William M. Backer Revocable Trust,  brought the day’s highest price when selling to Michael Lund Peterson for $1.1 million.

The colt was an $185,000 RNA as a yearling at last year’s Saratoga yearling sale.

Other Virginia-breds selling:

67 C by Union Rags, out Kiowa, by Stephen Got Even – $140,000 Ron Ellis, Agent

414 C by Bodemeister, out of Bilboquet by Smart Strike – $20,000 Al Rashid Stables LLC

Results of Virginia Gold Cup Races

National Steeplechase Association Race Results Report

Virginia Gold Cup, The Plains, VA,

Saturday, June, 27, 2020

1st Race. Purse $20,000. THE VIRGINIA EQUINE ALLIANCE MAIDEN HURDLE. Maiden Hurdle. Two Miles and One Furlong over National Fences. (1st division)

1 EMERALD ROCKET (IRE) (L) 154 Garner, T; Mrs. S. K. Johnston Jr.; Leslie Young $12,000

2 FRENCH LIGHT (FR) (L) 154 Nagle, D; Irvin S. Naylor; Jonathan Sheppard $3,600

3 LEMONADE THURSDAY (L) 154 Mitchell, M; Riverdee Stable; Jack Fisher $2,000

WINNING MARGIN: 1/2 TIME: 4:04 TURF: good

2nd Race. Purse $20,000. THE VIRGINIA EQUINE ALLIANCE MAIDEN HURDLE. Maiden Hurdle. Two Miles and One Furlong over National Fences. (2nd division)

1 LONELY WEEKEND (L) 154 Mitchell, M; Riverdee Stable; Todd Wyatt $12,000

2 PRINCEVILLE (NZ) 154 Foley, B; Fearnought Farm LLC; Doug Fout $3,600

3 MR. BRIDGER (L) 154 Norris, K; Clarke Ohrstrom; Richard Valentine $2,000

WINNING MARGIN: 2 3/4 TIME: 4:02:3/5 TURF: good

3rd Race. Purse $20,000. The Steepleton. Timber. Three Miles over the Steeplethon Course.

1 MERCOEUR (FR) (L) 160 Garner, T; Ballybristol Farm LLC; Leslie Young $12,000

2 INVOCATION (FR) (L) 160 McDermott, S; Straylight Racing LLC; Mark Beecher $3,600

3 PAC YER TACK 160 Galligan, G; Andrew Takacs; Jonathan Sheppard $2,000

WINNING MARGIN: 6 1/4 TIME: 6:06:2/5 TURF: good

4th Race. Purse $25,000. Ratings Handicap Hurdle (125 or lower). Two Miles and One Furlong over Natonal Fences.

1 ELUCIDATION (IRE) ***140 Scully, E; Irvin S. Naylor; Cyril Murphy $15,000

2 BODES WELL (IRE) (L) 151 McDermott, S; Silverton Hill LLC; Leslie Young $4,500

3 HEPCAT (L) 154 Galligan, G; Jonathan Sheppard; Jonathan Sheppard $2,500

WINNING MARGIN: 1 1/2 TIME: 4:00:3/5 TURF: good

5th Race. Purse $35,000. THE DAVID SEMMES MEMORIAL Sport of Kings Hurdle Stakes. Two Miles and One Furlong over National Fences.

1 SNAP DECISION (L) 150 McDermott, S; Bruton Street-US; Jack Fisher $21,000

2 CHIEF JUSTICE (GB) (L) 150 Foley, B; Irvin S. Naylor; Cyril Murphy $6,300

3 REDICEAN (GB) (L) 150 Garner, T; Sharon E. Sheppard; Leslie Young $3,500

WINNING MARGIN: 4 1/2 TIME: 3:58:1/5 TURF: good

6th Race. Purse $40,000. THE VIRGINIA GOLD CUP. Timber Stakes. Four Miles over the Virginia Gold Cup Timber Course.

1 DOC CEBU (L) 165 Mitchell, M; Charles C. Fenwick Jr.; Jack Fisher $24,000

2 CODRINGTON COLLEGE (IRE) (L) 165 Nagle, D; Hudson River Farms; Jonathan Sheppard $7,200

3 SUPER SATURDAY (L) 165 Galligan, G; Irvin S. Naylor; Katherine Neilson $4,000

WINNING MARGIN: 12 1/4 TIME: 8:15:2/5 TURF: good

7th Race (#16). Purse $20,000. Maiden Four Year Old Hurdle. Two Miles and One Furlong over National Fences.

1 FAST CAR (L) 150 Mitchell, M; Robert V. LaPenta; Jack Fisher $12,000

2 BALTIMORE BUCKO (GB) (L) 150 Galligan, G; Buttonwood Farms LLC; Jonathan Sheppard $3,600

3 TWENTY YEARS ON (GB) (L) 150 McDermott, S; Riverdee Stable; Jack Fisher $2,000

WINNING MARGIN: 1/2 TIME: 4:08 TURF: good

8th Race. Purse $20,000. Ratings Handicap Hurdle (115 or lower). Two Miles and One Furlong over National Fences.

1 GO GET THE BASIL 158 Galligan, G; Eve Ledyard; Jonathan Sheppard $12,000

2 COURT RULER (IRE) (L) 154 Garner, T; Leipers Fork Steeplechase; Leslie Young $3,600

3 GAYE BREEZE (IRE) (L) 157 Mitchell, M; Petticoats Loose Farm; Meriwether Morris $2,000

9th Race. Purse $10,000. Waiver Maiden Claiming ($15,000-$10,000). Two Miles and One Furlong over National Fences. (1st division)

1 SHARK DU BERLAIS (FR) (L) 153 Mitchell, M; DASH Stable; Jack Fisher $6,000

2 BE SOMEBODY 156 Foley, B; Beverly R. Steinman; Doug Fout $1,800

3 TRICKED UP (L) *145 McKenna, S; Irvin S. Naylor; Katherine Neilson $1,000

WINNING MARGIN: NO TIME: 4:06 TURF: good

10th Race. Purse $10,000. Waiver Maiden Claiming ($15,000-$10,000). Two Miles and One Furlong over National Fences. (2nd division)

1 ELMUTAHID 150 Dalton, B; Diana Gillam; Jeremy Gillam $6,000

2 GOOD AND PROPER (L) *145 Macauley, A; Rosbrian Farm; Ricky Hendriks $1,800

3 MR. HAIRE (L) 156 Garner, T; John Greene; Leslie Young $1,000

WINNING MARGIN: 14 TIME: 4:07 TURF: good

Random Screen Shots for VGC

Simply put, it was weird (and that’s the best word for it) seeing Great Meadow and no spectators, tailgaters, etc. Here are some random screen shots captured from the NSA live stream of the races today.

Wide shot from the drone camera.
The sponsors, God bless them.
Results from the 8th.
Drone shot at the start.
A somewhat crowded paddock, but not a spectator to be seen.
Another drone photo.
And, yet another.

More later!

DRONES: Another Sign Of The Times

Drone Cam or the NSA had a helicopter.

Looks like the NSA has made good use of technology while streaming the VGC.

Doc Cebu Wins 95th Virginia Gold Cup

6thRace.(C13)PostTime:3:00PM STAKES Purse$40,000 Guaranteed The Virginia Gold Cup – 4Miles(Timber) (OnTheTurf) ForFiveYearOldsandUpward. – 1st  DOC CEBU (L) G.10 165 Ridden by Michael Mitchell, Owned by Charles C. Fenwick,Jr., Michael Hankin, and Charles Noell, Trained by  Fisher,Jack.

VGC Update

The winner’s connection had masks that match Naylor’ colors.

2:37 PM -Irv Naylor’s Elucidation (IRE) wins the 4th race – $25,000 Handicap Hurdle as Elizabeth Scully gets her first win.

VGC Live Streaming

Since in-person attendance will be limited to necessary personnel, the VGC races will be livestreamed beginning at 12:15 p.m. at http://nsa.network.video/. First post time is 12:30 p.m.

Click on the link above to view the races.

For the overnight with post times, CLICK HERE.