Potomac Hunt Races

Sunday, May 21, 2017: Gates open at 10:00 a.m., activites start at 12:00 p.m.
Race course closes at 7:00 p.m.

Race Conditions

Three horses racing

First race at 1pm

Note, the official conditions are those in the published conditions book (which you may download or receive in the mail). If there is a discrepancy between the published book and the conditions shown below, the published conditions book conditions are the official conditions.

1st Race — Washington DC International

The Charles E. Payne Perpetual Trophy

About 1-3/4 miles on the flat. Minimum weight: 3-year olds 150 lbs.; older horses 155 lbs. To be ridden in racing colors. Entry Fee $50. Trophy to winning horse. $1,000 Purse.

2nd Race — Preakness Amateur Rider Open Flat

The Peter Hitchen Memorial Race

About 1 1/2 miles on the flat. Minimum weight: 165 lbs. To be ridden in racing colors. Entry fee $50. Trophy to winning amateur rider. Part of the Voss Amateur Flat Race Series. Purse $1,000.

3rd Race — Maiden Hurdle

The Alice Keech Perpetual Plate

About 2 miles over National fences. Minimum weight: 3-year-olds 150 lbs; older horses 155 lbs. To be ridden in racing colors. Entry fee $50. Trophy to winning horse. $1,000 Purse.

4th Race — Preakness Open Timber

The Potomac Plate Perpetual Trophy

About 3-1/4 miles over timber. Minimum weight: 5-year-olds 160 lbs.; older horses 165 lbs. To be ridden in racing colors. Entry fee $100. Trophy to winning horse. $7,500 Purse.

5th Race — Exhibition Sidesaddle

The Travilah Perpetual Cup

About 1 mile on the flat. All riders bust be SSCF approved. To be ridden in sidesaddle habit or matching britches and safety apron. Entry fee $20.

6th Race — Preakness Open Hurdle

The General H. H. Semmes Perpetual Trophy

About 2-1/8 miles over National fences. Minimum weight: 4-year-olds 150 lbs.; older horses 155 lbs. To be ridden in racing colors. Winners preferred. Entry fee $100. Trophy to winning horse. $7,500 Purse.

7th Race — Preakness Novice Timber

The Seneca Valley Perpetual Cup

About 3 miles over timber. Five-year-olds and up; minimum weight 165 lbs. Open to all non-winners over timber as of the first of the current year. For each win since the first of the current year, add 5 lbs. To be ridden in racing colors. Entry fee $50. Trophy to winning horse. $2,500 Purse.

8th Race — Junior Flat Races — Ponies

Cpl. Kirk J. Bosselmann Memorial Races

Pony races open to juniors who have not reached their 16th birthday as of the 1st of the current year. Mounts to be a minimum of 5 years old. Catch weights. Trophy to small, medium and large pony winners. Riders in this division who are 16 are not eligible for any other races of the day, except the Young Adult Flat race. Entries must be acceptable to the committee. No entry fee.
Division I (1/2 Mile) — Small, Medium Ponies
Division II (1/2 Mile) — Large Ponies

Purses will be distributed as follows: 60% to first; 30% to second; 10% to third.

Race Entries

Central Entry 540-439-3820 or www.centralentryoffice.com
NO POST ENTRIES
Entries Close at Noon Monday, May 12, 2014

Race Information

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