Category Archives: Point-to-Point

Point-to-Point’s Historic Landscape Part of Preservation Project at Winterthur

Every spring, on the first weekend of May, the fields of Winterthur along Kennett Pike are brought to life as people gather for the annual Point-to-Point steeplechase. The Point-to-Point fields on the Winterthur estate comprise rolling hills that tuck into … Continue reading

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Pomp & Circumstance

The weather warms, brilliant colors begin to erupt in Azalea Woods, and the Brandywine Valley’s grand spring tradition is right around the corner! May 4 marks the 36th running of Point-to-Point at Winterthur, the annual steeplechase event on the pristine … Continue reading

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A Grand Tradition

As we reflect on another successful Point-to-Point, we look back on the 35 years the event has been celebrated on the rolling hills and meadows at Winterthur. This signature spring event was conceptualized in 1979 by Greta B. Layton and … Continue reading

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And the Trophy Goes To…

What do centuries-old drinking traditions have to do with horse races? At first glance, not much. But at Winterthur we have a long tradition of collecting beverage ware, and as anyone who’s ever attended Point-to-Point knows, we do love a … Continue reading

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Tailgating Tips from MasterChef Winner Jennifer Behm!

Point-to-Point is here! (This Sunday, May 6, to be precise.) To help you get ready, we’re sharing local caterer and MasterChef winner Jennifer Behm’s special recommendations for making your day at the races fabulous. 10. Pick a Theme This way, if … Continue reading

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A Visit to the Winterthur Point-to-Point House

The folks in the Communications Department stopped by the Point-to-Point House (4901 Kennett Pike) recently and got a glimpse of what you’ll see if you come to buy tailgate tickets. Race Director Jill Abbott and Point-to-Point Office Coordinator Bonnie Elwell manage more than 450 tailgate spots (including … Continue reading

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