Results: Axe Vale Point-To-Point at Stafford Cross, 24th April 2016


Going: Good

Hunt race (Sponsor; Beviss & Beckingsale Solicitors)

  1. Overafrica (Darren Andrews) 20-1 prom, disp ld last, drew clr flat
  2. Miss Cupcake (Jo Buck) 8-1 chased ldrs, took 2nd close home
  3. Turtle Tim (Will Gordon) 4-1 led 15th til last, wknd flat

7 ran; 10l; 3l; 6m 0s

Owner; Miss Lauren Reed; Trainer; Owner


Confined (J & FJ Baker & Co Ltd – Harry Parr Memorial Cup)

  1. Theatre Evening (Tom Bishop) 10-1 led three out, hard pressed last, ran on well
  2. Little Cornham (Lee Drowne) 3-1 with ldrs, challd two out, no extra near finish
  3. Champagne Rosie (Will Biddick) 5-4 fav led til 15th, lost place, rallied near finish

7 ran; 1 1/4l; neck; 6m 6s

Owner; Mrs Frances Bishop; Trainer; Owner


Mixed Open (Lee Clifford Engineering –(Graham Hollingworth Memorial Cup)

  1. Posh Totty (Will Biddick) evens fav made most, driven out
  2. The Wealerdealer (Mike Legg) 6-4 effort three out, every chance last, not qckn
  3. Dancing Olga (Sean Houlihan) 13-2 pressed ldr til two out

5 ran; 2 1/2l; 7l; 6m 15s

Owner; Barber, James, Hall, Slocombe; Trainer Jack Barber


Intermediate (Martin Diplock Chartered Surveyors) – PF Penny Memorial Cup)

  1. Tom Barton (Stan Sheppard) 5-4 fav held up, strong run two out, led last strides
  2. Doyen Dynamo (Will Biddick) 5-2 prom, disp 11th slt ld two out, headed cl home
  3. Peterbrown (Jake Bament) 3-1 led til joined 11th, every chance last, no extra near finish

6 ran; head; head; 6m 1s

Owner; The Four Dames; Trainer; Sally Alner


Novice Riders’ (Lentells Chartered Accountants – Graham Stuart Memorial Trophy)

  1. Minella Fifty (Taylor Pook) 5-4 fav led from 12th, ran on strongly
  2. Top Chief (Christopher Barber) 8-1 chased wnr from three out, every chance last, kept on
  3. Ballybough Gorta (Ed Henderson) 12-1 chased ldrs, one pace from two out

12 ran; 1l; 20l; 5m 57s

Owner; Mike & Claire Hitch; Trainer; Claire Hitch


Restricted (Hammett Associates – Ruth Wilmington Memorial Cup)

  1. Mountain Cliché (Darren Andrews) 25-1 slight lead from 13th, left clear last, just held on
  2. Vila Cova (Matt Hampton) 6-1 stdy hdwy from 13th, left 2nd last, ran on well
  3. Forrardon Xmoor (Vicky Wade) 12-1 midfield, stayed on closing stages

12 ran; short head; 6l; 6m 4s

Owner; Mrs Jacqui Dawe; Trainer; N Dawe


Open Maiden Div 1 (Scott Rowe Solicitors– Stan Sweetland Memorial Cup)

  1. Broadway Blueshirt (Saul Woods) 5-2 jt fav led from 4th, stayed on gamely
  2. Amber River (Josh Newman) 12-1 rear, good late hdwy, took 2nd flat
  3. Kayfthou (Will Biddick) 5-2 jt fav alwys prom, no extra from two out

13 ran; 7l; 4l; 6m 6s

Owner; Miss Kate Legg, Mr K Legg; Trainer; Kate Legg


Open Maiden Div 2 (Symonds & Sampson – Ted Cummings Challenge Cup)

  1. Jonimo (Sean Houlihan) 3-1 led 14th, clear from three out
  2. Brandy and Red (Darren Edwards) 12-1 chased wnr from three out, one pace
  3. Widlake Kier Star (Rob Hawker) 14-1 left 3rd four out, no chance ldrs

9 ran; 20l; 20l; 6m 18s

Owner; Mr & Mrs R Pudd; Trainer; R Pudd


Westcountry Videos filmed the meeting, order on 01884 840403 or through the website later in the week at


The following photographers were at the meeting: Cat Down (Official), Marcus Bath,  Athwenna Iron (Western Morning News) and Megan Cobley.

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