The Springtime Tradition Continues!

Photo by Tisa Della-Volpe

A glorious day of steeplechase racing!

The 46th Annual Point-to-Point Races | A Winterthur Tradition

Join us for an exciting and festive day that has it all—steeplechase racing, pageantry, and fun for the entire family—even the pups! The sights and sounds will thrill spectators while the Winterthur Hunt area will entertain with games and activities for all ages.



 

Point-to-Point Map

This map is for planning purpose.

Point-to-Point Map
Point-to-Point Map (click to enlarge)

Plan a Great Day at the Races

Tailgate Parking Spaces and Tailgate Tents

Tailgate parking spaces start at $300, and Tailgate parking tents start at $750; both include four adult guest wristbands. Additional tailgate wristbands are available for purchase: $60 Guest; $30 Under 21; Children under 10 free, wristband required. See the map above for tent options and to purchase tailgate parking admission.

Member Wristbands

Winterthur Members can pack a picnic and join us on Members Hill for the races. Individual Member wristbands are $60 and can be purchased online starting March 1.

Parking Options

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!

Photos by Tisa Della-Volpe, SoDel Concepts, and Santa Fe Mexican Grill.

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 event admission, food, beverages, VIP parking, and other amenities. For reservations, please call 302.888.4994. 

Bluecoast Rail Tent by SoDel Concepts

Enjoy the races from a private tent on the rail while enjoying food and beverage from SoDel Concepts’ flagship restaurant, Bluecoast Seafood Grill. $175 per person; limited to guests 21 years or older. Includes event admission, VIP parking. Limited availability! Secure your spot starting March 1.

NEW! Family Taco Tent by Santa Fe Wilmington Mexican Grill

Families will enjoy a taco bar, assorted appetizers, guacamole, desserts, and non-alcoholic beverages. View menu. Includes event admission. Sponsored by Santa Fe Mexican Grill and Hakuna Hospitality Group. $75 per adult, $45 under 21. Limited availability! Secure your spot

It’s Time to Get Race Ready

Photos by David Dobson

Saddle Up for Happy Hour, April 19, 4–6 pm

Get a jump on the big event at our Bluecoast Seafood Grill Happy Hour in Rehoboth Beach! Enjoy a signature Point-to- Point Horsepower Espresso Martini and sample bites from the menu on the patio.

Glow the Distance!

Your skin will be race ready with the pros at Abel Aesthetics, where you can get a special Point-to-Point winning facial treatment at 20 % off during March and April. Schedule your appointment using promo code PTP. All tailgate spaces will receive a premium sunscreen sample from Alastin and SkinCeuticals on race day to keep your skin protected and your glow going the distance.

Win a Hat

Tell us your creative tailgate party plans for Point-to-Point this year when you enter between March 1–25, and Christine A. Moore Millinery will award the entry with the most creative plans a hat or fascinator to wear on race day.

Look at Fashions and More

Point-to-Point fashions are a favorite feature of our media partners. Get an inside look at fashions, tailgating, beneficiaries, and the history of the sport locally, in the Steeplechase Look Book, a special supplement found in the spring issues of Delaware Today, Main Line Today, and The Hunt magazines.

Plan the Perfect Outfit

Pair your finest chapeau with a race-day ensemble to envy, and our designated fashion experts will comb the crowd to find who is best dressed from head to toe. Winner receives a hat or fascinator from Christine A. Moore Millinery.

Build Your Stable

When you play at StableDuel, you’ll use your virtual wallet to build your own stable of horses from the day’s races. The better your stable performs, the more fantasy points you earn for a chance to win real cash prizes! Sponsored by New American Funding.

Make Memories: Family and Children’s Photos

Remember race day with a complimentary digital file (sized for sharing on social media) taken by nationally accredited photographer Kirstie Donohue. High-quality digital files and prints available for purchase.

Be Our Guest

Bring your wristband back during the month of May to enjoy a day of complimentary general admission to Winterthur!

Getting There

Winterthur is located on Route 52 between I-95 and Route 1, six miles northwest of Wilmington, Delaware. For in-car GPS and online mapping services, use: 5105 Kennett Pike, Wilmington, DE 19807.

Pony Races

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.

 

Thank you to our 2024 sponsors:

 

Bluecoast Seafood Grill + Bar

 

Constellation

 

Don Julio

 

King Barns

 

New American Funding

 

Winner Automotive Group

 

 

Woodford Reserve

 

 

Media sponsors:

 

94.7 WDSD

 

County Lines Magazine

 

Delaware Today

 

Mainline Today

 

Out & About Magazine

 

The Hunt Magazine

 

 

Proud tailgate partners:

Abel Aesthetics:  https://abelaesthetics.com/

Brew Ha-Ha:  https://order.toasttab.com/online/brewhahagreenville

Houppette:  https://houppette.shoplightspeed.com/

Janssen’s Fine Foods: https://janssensfinefoods.com/

Shoprite: https://www.shoprite.com/sm/pickup/rsid/3000/KennyFamilyMarkets

Wilmington Country Store:  https://wilmingtoncountrystore.com/

Woodside Farm Creamery https://www.woodsidefarmcreamery.com/

2024 Point-to-Point Official Race Program

2024 Point-to-Point Official Race Program showing brightly uniformed jockeys jumping horses over a hurdle
2024 Point-to-Point Official Race Program

 

Advance sales only. All parking and admission must be purchased by May 4. No will call. No wristbands or tailgate credentials will be mailed after April 26. Event is rain or shine. No refunds.

Proceeds from Point-to-Point support environmental and land stewardship initiatives to care for, preserve, and protect the Winterthur Garden and the woodlands, meadows, and wetland habitats that surround it—nearly 1,000 acres of conserved land. We are grateful to our visitors and event supporters and encourage you to come back and explore this beautiful Brandywine Valley preserve.

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