THE 45th ANNUAL
WINTERTHUR RACES
WINTERTHUR, DELAWARE
Sunday, May 7, 2023
First Race: 2:00 pm
Total Purses: $60,000
Entries Close: 11:00 A.M. – Monday, May 1
Scratches by: 10:00 A.M. – Wednesday, May 3

FIRST RACE
THE ISABELLA du PONT SHARP MEMORIAL
(Maiden Timber)
Purse $20,000. Timber. For Five Year Olds and Upward that have never won over timber. Five-year-olds, 160 lbs.; older, 165 lbs. Entry fee $200; $200 additional if not scratched on time Wednesday; $200 additional to start.
Three Miles and One Quarter over Timber.

SECOND RACE
THE WINTERTHUR BOWL
Maiden Timber–2:30 pm

The Henry Francis du Pont Challenge Trophy is named in honor of the founder of Winterthur. A maiden timber race is being substituted for a novice race to be ridden at a distance of three and one-quarter miles over fair hunting country by a lady or gentleman.

Purse $20,000. Timber. For Five Year Olds and Upward which have never won two races over timber. Five-year-olds, 160 lbs.; older, 165 lbs. Three Miles and One Quarter over Timber.

THIRD RACE
THE VICMEAD PLATE
In Honor of Louis “Paddy” Neilson, III
(Apprentice Rider Timber)
Purse $20,000. Timber.

For Five Year Olds and Upward which have not won a timber or hurdle stakes in 2022-2023. To be ridden by apprentice riders. 170 lbs. Non-winners of two races over timber, allowed 5 lbs.; of a race, 10 lbs. Riders who have never won a race, allowed 5 lbs. No other rider allowances. Entry fee $150; $150 additional if not scratched on time Wednesday; $150 additional to start.
Three Miles and One Quarter over Timber.

$5,000 of this purse has been donated by the Temple Gwathmey Steeplechase Foundation, for the promotion of the apprentice rider program.

FOURTH RACE
THE MIDDLETOWN CUP
(Apprentice Rider Training Flat)
For Three Year Olds and Upward. To be ridden by apprentice riders. Three-year-olds, 145 lbs.; older, 155 lbs. Maidens allowed 5 lbs. Riders who have never won a race, allowed 5 lbs. No other rider allowances. The result of this race does not count toward a horse’s official record. Entry fee $100.
One Mile and One Half on the Turf.

Entries
Contact the National Steeplechase Association.

SANNA NEILSON, Race Chairman
JILL ABBOTT, Race Director
302-218-7529
jabbott@winterthur.org
Winterthur Museum, Garden, and Library
Winterthur, Delaware 19735
Phone: 800-448-3883 · 302-888-4600