Race List

2016 Race Results

Small Pony RaceSmallPony

Flat race about one quarter mile on the turf. For ponies 13.2 and under, 4-year olds and up. For riders who have not reached their 14th birthday. Catch weights. Trophy to owner of winner. Eight ribbons.
Entry Fee: $25.00. Post Entry Fee: $35.00.
Approximate post time 11:00 am – ENTRIES: 2016-race-small-pony

 
Large Pony RaceLargePony

Flat race about one half mile on the turf.  For ponies not exceeding 14.2, 4-year olds and up.  For riders who have not reached their 16th birthday. Catch weights. Trophy to owner of winner. Eight ribbons.
Entry Fee: $25.00. Post Entry Fee: $35.00.
Approximate post time 11:15 am – ENTRIES: 2016-race-large-pony
 
Leif Heen Memorial Jr. RaceHeenMem

Race about a mile on the turf.
For horses and ponies. For riders not to have reached their 18th birthday. Catch weights.
Trophy to owner of winner.
Entry Fee: $35.00. Post Entry Fee: $45.00.
Approximate post time 11:30 am – ENTRIES: 2016-race-leif-heen-memorial-jr
 
Adult Pace Race                            Purse: $100PaceRace

Entries (the field) to follow a pace horse over the course of approx. 1 3/4 miles over timber. At the designated signal, riders race to finish.
For riders age 13 years or older who are approved by the stewards. Hunt attire. Trophy to owner of winner.
Entry Fee: $40.00 Post Entry Fee: $50.00.
Approximate post time 11:45 am – ENTRIES: 2016-race-gvh-pace-chase

FIRST RACE                                 Purse $500

The Stockhorse SprintStockhorse

Flat race about one-third mile on the turf.
For non-thoroughbreds (proof required.)
For riders 16 years or older who are approved by the Stewards. Western attire & safety helmet. Belt buckle to owner of winner.
Entry Fee: $45.00. Post Entry Fee: $65.00.
Approximate post time 1:00 pmENTRIES: 2016-race-1 2016-race-1-extra-page

SECOND RACE                           Purse $15,000

The Martha S. Wadsworth MemorialWadsworth

Sanctioned maiden timber about three miles over timber. For four-year olds and up which have never won over timber. This is a National Steeplechase Association sanctioned race. See NSA conditions book for further conditions and entry information. Trophy and cooler to owner of winner. Trophy to rider.
Approximate post time 1:20 pmENTRIES
 
THIRD RACE                              Purse $1,000

Cross Country PlateXCPlate

Open flat about two and one-quarter miles.
Minimum weight 165 lbs. For riders 16 years or older who are approved by the stewards.
Trophy and cooler to the owner of winner.
Entry Fee: $50.00. Post entry fee: $70.00
Approximate post time: 1:50 pm – ENTRIES: 2016-race-3
 
FOURTH RACE                         Purse $100

Heavy Horse RaceheavyHorse

Flat race about one half mile on the turf.
For draft or 1/2 draft.
Minimum weight 165+ lbs., without lead; overweights allowed. Riders to be 16 years or older who are approved by the stewards.
Entry fee: $35.00. post entry fee: $45.00.
Approximate post time: 2:10 pm – ENTRIES: 2016-race-4
 
FIFTH RACE                            Purse $30,000

The Genesee Valley Hunt CupGVHCup

Sanctioned Open Timber. About three and one-half miles over timber.
For four-year olds and up. This is a National Steeplechase Association sanctioned race. See NSA conditions book for further conditions and entry information.
Trophy and cooler to owner of winner. Trophy to rider.
Approximate post time: 2:40 pmENTRIES
 
SIXTH RACE                           Purse $100

Polo Pony RacePoloPony

About three-eighths mile on the flat. Entries to start, make one turn around at marker and hit a ball over the finish line. Placings determined by order of balls over the line.
For polo ponies. For riders (players) 13 years and older. Riders must bring own mallet and ride in polo attire and helmet. Trophy to owner of winner.
Entry Fee: $20.00. Post Entry Fee: $30.00.
Approximate post time: 3:00 pm – ENTRIES: 2016-race-6
 
SEVENTH RACE                    Purse $1,000

The OxbowOxbow

Open flat race about one mile on the turf.
Catch weights. Riders to be 16 years or older who are approved by the Stewards.
Trophy and cooler to owner of winner.
Entry Fee: $50.00. Post Entry Fee: $70.00.
Approximate post time: 3:20 pm – ENTRIES: 2016-race-7
 
EIGHTH RACE                      Purse $2,000

Roots Tavern PlateRootsTavern

Novice timber steeplechase race about three miles over timber. Open to true novice horses who are approved by the race stewards. Minimum weight 155 lbs., overweights allowed.
Trophy and cooler to owner of winner. Trophy to rider.
Entry fee: $60.00. Post entry fee: $80.00.

Approximate post time: 3:40 pm – ENTRIES: 2016-race-8

Entries are closed for 2016

Please use GVH Races 2016 Conditions and Official Entry Blank to enter all non-sanctioned races. One entry form per owner please.

Pay on-line using the On-line Ticket Sales Link: https://shop.geneseevalleyhunt.org/

(Note that entries to Race 2 and Race 5 must be made through the National Steeplechase Association, not the link above.)

For more information, contact the Race Secretary: racesecretary@gvhraces.com