Photo: It’s not April yet

Photo by Susannah McNear
Photo by Susannah McNear

A pop-up snowstorm on Feb. 25, while members of Old Dominion Hounds were out with their hounds near Orlean, turned the morning hunt into a scene straight from Currier and Ives. Members of ODH are hoping that winter will have lost its 2014 tug-of-war with spring by Saturday, April 5, though — since that’s the day of the 34th running of the Old Dominion Point-to-Point at the Eastham family’s Ben Venue Farm near Flint Hill. Post time is 12:30 for the first of 10 races with purses totalling $10,000, plus special dog races and more. For reserved parking, contact Linda Reynolds at 540-347-8570 or merryweatherfarm@gmail.com.

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