The Springtime Tradition Continues!
Join us on Sunday, May 8, 2022 for the 44th Annual Point-to-Point, a festive day that has it all—steeplechase racing, pageantry, and fun for the entire family. The sights and sounds will thrill spectators while the Winterthur Hunt area will entertain with games and activities for all ages.
Tailgate parking spaces and tailgate guest wristbands are now available for purchase at WinterthurPTP.org. All wristbands include complimentary admission to Winterthur, May 9–31*.
Plan a Great Day at the Races
Tailgate Parking Spaces and Tailgate Tents
Tailgate parking spaces start at $300. Tailgate parking tents start at $750. Each include four guest wristbands. Additional tailgate wristbands are available for purchase: $60 guest wristband; $30 under 21 guest wristband; children under 10 free, wristband required. See our map online at WinterthurPTP.org for tent options and to purchase tailgate parking and guest wristbands.
Guest parking is free for wristband holders. Shorten your walk by purchasing closer parking. Premium Parking North $25/car; Premium Parking South $50/car (limited quantities).
Let Us Entertain You!
Mother’s Day Hunt Brunch Tent
Reserve a table of ten for $2,500 or purchase an individual wristband for $300 per person to watch the races by the finish line. Includes food, beverages, VIP parking, and other amenities. For reservations, please call 302.888.4994.
Bluecoast Seafood Grill Rail Tent, by SoDel Concepts
Enjoy the races from a private tent on the rail! Admission is limited for those 21 years or older. $150 per person. Includes event wristband, VIP parking, food and beverage from SoDel Concepts’ flagship restaurant Bluecoast Seafood Grill. Visit sodelconcepts.com/events/winterthurs-point-to-point-steeplechase-sodel-concepts-rail-tent for details and to purchase tickets.
Sponsor Hospitality Tent
Entertain up to 100 guests in a private tent (tables, chairs, and linens included). Your guests will receive hospitality tent admission wristbands, VIP parking spaces, and other amenities. Call 302.888.4994 for pricing.
Bet the House Race Raffle
Place a $5 “wager” on a winning horse for an opportunity to win $500. One $500 winner will be drawn after each of the four races. Bets can be placed online beginning May 5.
Best Dressed from Head to Toe!
On race day wear your finest chapeau to match your ensemble, and our “fashion experts” will comb the crowd to find who is best dressed from head to toe. Winner receives a $500 gift certificate toward a hat or fascinator from Christine A. Moore Millinery, New York, and a $500 gift certificate from Wilmington Country Store.
Shop for hats, clothing, jewelry, accessories and more!
Enjoy special activities, crafts and contests provided by community organizations.
Keystone Region Rolls-Royce Owners’ Club Antique Auto Display
Get all the details and online registration for the Pony Races.
Information for Horsemen
Get all the details about each race happening at Point-to-Point.
10:30 A.M. Gates open.
11:45 A.M. Delaware State Police Pipes and Drums
12:00 P.M. Alison Hershbell Pony Races
12:30 P.M. Parade of River Hills Foxhounds
1 P.M. George A. “Frolic” Weymouth Antique Carriage Parade
1:30 P.M. Tailgate Picnic Competition Presentation Stick Horse Races (ages 4 and under)
1:50 P.M. National Anthem (sung by Rebecca Gasperetti)
2 P.M. Isabella du Pont Sharp Memorial Maiden Timber Race ($20,000 purse).
2:15 P.M. Stick Horse Races (ages 5-7)
2:30 P.M. Winterthur Bowl Open Timber Stakes ($25,000 purse).
2:45 P.M. Stickhorse races (ages 8-10)
3 P.M. Vicmead Plate Amateur Apprentice Timber Race in honor of Louis “Paddy” Neilson III ($15,000 purse).
3:30 P.M. Middletown Cup Amateur Training Flat Race.
3:45 P.M. Presentation of the Greta Brown Layton Trophy.
4 P.M. Gates close
Winterthur Member discounts available. Advance sales only. All parking and wristbands must be purchased by Saturday, May 7, 2022. No will call. No wristbands or tailgate credentials will be mailed after April 29, 2022. No reservations will be processed without payment. Event is rain or shine. No refunds. This event benefits the continued maintenance and preservation of the garden and estate at Winterthur.
*To redeem, please present your wristband at the reception desk in the Visitor Center when you arrive. You may reserve your admission in advance by calling 800.448.3883, although you will need to present your wristband when you arrive.