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Preview: East Cornwall Point to Point – Great Trethew, Sunday 8th March 2015

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On Behalf of Devon & Cornwall Point to Point Association

 
Written by: Donna Harris
 
Next weekend will see the re-arranged East Cornwall Point-to-Point fixture take place at the popular track of Great Trethew, Menheniot on Sunday 8th March. Six races are on offer, and with entries of nearly one hundred horses, this promises to be a great day out. The course is popular for maiden horses experiencing the race course for the first time, with many going on to be future stars.
 
Racing starts at 12 noon with the Cornish Times sponsored Members Race, in which Fountains Cloud is a familiar name here having a good track record for Cornish trainer David Stephens. Having won four times at this course including a win last season, they could well be back for more. Lucius Fabeo ran on well when winning at Wadebridge for owner/trainer/ jockey Olivia Hutchings.Talland Bay from the Marcella Bayliss team, is another entry who ran well in second here last season, and Mon Chevalier from the Christine Gray team would be worth noting in the betting, having run well in a Hunter Chase last June at Newton Abbot. 
 
Prydis sponsor the first of the 2m4f Open Maidens which is for four and five-year olds. This race looks wide open with only a few having already had their first runs. Last Pick from the John Heard yard ran a creditable third of 12 at Milborne St Andrew last month. Both Beetle Jack and L’ane Fou had outings last season when L’ane Fou got the better of Beetle Jack at Flete Park. Any market support for French import Polo The Mumm would be worth noting.
 
The Open Maiden for four,five,six and seven year-olds is sponsored by Group Travel,and has attracted 33 entries. This race could well be divided on the day. Those to note are Only Gorgeous, owned and trained by Lucy Gardner, ran a close second at Wadebridge last month. Spendajennie also entered, put up a good effort at Wadebridge, when coming home third under jockey Jamie Thomas for the Kayley Woollacott team.
In the Kings Head-sponsored Mixed Open, the progressive Raffa from the Mitford-Slade team is already on a hat-trick of wins this season,but he may be due a break after his thirds at Milborne St Andrew and then Badbury Rings. This race then could go the way of the Jane Williams-team Babeny Bridge. The latter having run a good second, under jockey Chester Williams this season, behind Aerial at Larkhill in December. Welstonedruid skipped Cothelstone last weekend in favour of connections running him here, he has had plenty of time to recover from his poor run at Black Forest Lodge, and build on what promised to be a bright future.
White Hair Engineering sponsor the Restricted race, in which Sonoftheking was eye catching when winning his maiden by three lengths, under current area leading gentlemen jockey Darren Edwards. Way Before Dawn had been consistently in the frame before finally winning his maiden at Black Forest Lodge earlier last month, and Theatre Goer is a previous course winner here who should come on for her run at Wadebridge.
The final race of the day is the Johnathan Blake-sponsored Confined, in which Kings Bench from the Marie McGuinness team is a dual course winner here and may come back to try for his hat-trick. Also entered is the Karyn Heard-trained Cottage Acre, who had shown some good form last season including a close third in a Mens Open at Bratton Down.
 
On course facilities include hot food and refreshments, bar, bookies,  and numerous trade stands.
 
Entrance is £25 car driver and two or more passengers, £20 Car, driver and one passenger, £15 car and driver, £6 pedestrians, children under 16 free.
 
Course is located at Menheniot, off A38 between Liskeard and Saltash. Postcode PL14 3PZ

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East Cornwall Point-To-Point entries and form, Great Trethew, 8th March 2015

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Race Start time Link to entries and form for race
1st 12:00 Members Race
2nd 12:35 2m4f Open Maiden (4&5 yr old) Race
3rd 13:10 2m4f Open Maiden (4-7 yr old) Race
4th 13:45 Mixed Open Race
5th 14:20 Restricted Race
6th 14:55 Confined Race

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Next weekend will see Point-to-Point horse racing enthusiasts flock to the popular track at Great Trethew, Menheniot on Sunday 8th March 2015. Six races are on offer, and with entries of nearly one hundred horses, this promises to be a great day out. The course is popular for maiden horses experiencing the race course for the first time, with many going on to be future stars.

On course facilities include hot food and refreshments, bar, bookies, and numerous trade stands.

Entrance is £25 car driver and two or more passengers, £20 Car, driver and one passenger, £15 car and driver, £6 pedestrians, children under 16 free.

Course is located at Menheniot, off A38 between Liskeard and Saltash. Postcode PL14 3PZ

FORM GUIDE

Key:

f = fell u = unseated rider
p = pulled up k = knocked over
b = brought down c = carried out
d = disqualified ? = unreliable form
s = slipped up + = improving rating
r = refused blkd = baulked
ro = ran out t = took no part
(c) = course winner

Abbreviations:

NH = National Hunt
L = Length
Rest – Restricted
Nov = Novice
RT – Rating
PTP – Point to Point

An up to date form guide and synopsis of the horses entered at this meeting. Form figures for up to 6 outings appear. A dash(-) is used to separate 2014/15

form from 2013/14 form. Figures preceded by an oblique (/) represents 2012/13 form or earlier. Horses marked with an asterisk (*) indicates National Hunt

form. The higher the rating the better the form.

No responsibility can be accepted for any errors which may be considered to have occurred.

Produced by Jeff Guyett of Westcountry Videos.

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Tiverton Staghounds entries and form

Tiverton Staghounds host the penultimate Point-to-Point meeting of the season, this Sunday June 8th, at Bratton Down, Bratton Flemming.

Six races are on offer with a start time of 2pm. Boasting a stunning back drop view of Exmoor, this is a great picnic venue and idyllic way to spend a summers afternoon. Over 120 entries have been received.

Race Start time Link to entries and form for race
1st 14:00 Members Race
2nd 14:35 Open Maiden Race
3rd 15:10 Intermediate Race
4th 15:45 Mens Open Race
5th 16:20 Ladies Open Race
6th 16:55 Restricted Race

On course facilities include hot refreshments, bar, bookies and many trade stands. Entrance is £10 per person, maximum £30 car.

Course is located at Bratton Flemming, 9 miles NE of Barnstaple on A399, 11 miles North of South Molton. Post Code EX31 4SG.

FORM GUIDE

Key:

f = fell u = unseated rider
p = pulled up k = knocked over
b = brought down c = carried out
d = disqualified ? = unreliable form
s = slipped up + = improving rating
r = refused blkd = baulked
ro = ran out t = took no part
(c) = course winner

Abbreviations:

NH = National Hunt
L = Length
Rest – Restricted
Nov = Novice
RT – Rating
PTP – Point to Point

An up to date form guide and synopsis of the horses entered at this meeting. Form figures for up to 6 outings appear. A dash(-) is used to separate 2013/14

form from 2012/13 form. Figures preceded by an oblique (/) represents 2011/12 form or earlier. Horses marked with an asterisk (*) indicates National Hunt

form. The higher the rating the better the form.

No responsibility can be accepted for any errors which may be considered to have occurred.

Produced by Jeff Guyett of Westcountry Videos.

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Results : Exmoor Point-To-Point, Bratton Down, Sunday 1st June 2014

Going: Good

Hunt race (RSM Beares & Brian Thorne & Son)
1 Bernshaw (Josh Guerriero) 2-1 jt fav
2 Johny No Cash (Emily McMahon 3-1
3 Eslin Bridge (George Hiscock) 2-1 jt fav
5 ran; 4l; 12l; 5m 55s
Trainer: Claire Hitch

Restricted (Rosettes Direct)
Div 1
1 Fourstar River (Josh Guerriero) 2-1 fav
2 Kings Scout (Conor Smith) 10-1
3 Tandoori (Darren Andrews) 7-1
9 ran; 2l; neck; 5m 59s
Trainer: Stewart Reddaway

Div 2
1 The Mexican Bandit (Josh Guerriero) 2-1 fav
2 On Your Max (Robbie Henderson) 5-2
3 The cat’s Away (Will Biddick) 5-2
8 ran; 1/2l; neck; 5m 57s
Trainer: Keith Cumings

Ladies’ Open (Bray Leino)
1 Join Togwether (Megan Nicholls) 4-7 fav
2 Ned White (Leanda Tickle) 9-1
3 Print The Money (Sarah Dennis) 9-1
12 ran; 4l; 4l; 5m 44s
Trainer: Rose Loxton

Men’s Open (Moore Scarrott)
1 Coombe Hill (Darren Edwards) 3-1
2 Round Tom (Will Biddick) 6-4 fav
3 Cottage Acre (Michael Heard) 14-1
14 ran; 1l; 2l; 5m 50s
Trainer Charlotte Fear

Intermediate (Ashley Farrant & the Kingdon family)
1 Glenwood Present (Joshua Newman) 16-1
2 Devon General (Jake Bament) 4-1
3 Colley Row (James Tudor) 3-1 co fav
12 ran; 1l; 1/2l; 5m 58s
Trainer; Tanya Taylor

Open Maiden
Division 1(The Old Station House Inn)
1 O’Flo (Bryony Frost) 7-4 jt fav
2 Crackacan (Darren Edwards) 7-4 jt fav
3 Grey Dream (David Noonan) 15-2
11 ran; 3l; 3l; 6m 1s
Trainer: Carol Lawrence

Division 2 (Slee Blackwell Solicitors)
1 Whataknight (Will Biddick) 7-4 fav
2 Spendajennie (Michael Legg) 14-1
3 Special Boru (Cieran Gethings) 11-2
12 ran; 3l; 1l; 6m 6s
Trainer: Richard Barber

Exmoor Point-To-Point entries and form

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Race Start time Link to entries and form for race
1st 14:00 Members Race
2nd 14:35 Restricted Race
3rd 15:10 Ladies Open Race
4th 15:45 Men’s Open Race
5th 16:20 Intermediate Race
6th 16:55 Open Maiden Race, Division 1
7th 17:30 Open Maiden Race, Division 2

FORM GUIDE

Key:

f = fell u = unseated rider
p = pulled up k = knocked over
b = brought down c = carried out
d = disqualified ? = unreliable form
s = slipped up + = improving rating
r = refused blkd = baulked
ro = ran out t = took no part
(c) = course winner

Abbreviations:

NH = National Hunt
L = Length
Rest – Restricted
Nov = Novice
RT – Rating
PTP – Point to Point

An up to date form guide and synopsis of the horses entered at this meeting. Form figures for up to 6 outings appear. A dash(-) is used to separate 2013/14

form from 2012/13 form. Figures preceded by an oblique (/) represents 2011/12 form or earlier. Horses marked with an asterisk (*) indicates National Hunt

form. The higher the rating the better the form.

No responsibility can be accepted for any errors which may be considered to have occurred.

Produced by Jeff Guyett of Westcountry Videos.

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South Tetcott Point-To-Point, Upcott Cross entries and form

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Race Start time Link to entries and form for race
1st 13:00 Confined Race
2nd 13:35 Mens Open Race
3rd 14:10 Ladies Open Race
4th 14:55 Restricted Race
5th 15:30 Novice Riders Race
6th 16:05 Open Maiden Race, Division 1
7th 16:40 Open Maiden Race, Division 2

FORM GUIDE

Key:

f = fell u = unseated rider
p = pulled up k = knocked over
b = brought down c = carried out
d = disqualified ? = unreliable form
s = slipped up + = improving rating
r = refused blkd = baulked
ro = ran out t = took no part
(c) = course winner

Abbreviations:

NH = National Hunt
L = Length
Rest – Restricted
Nov = Novice
RT – Rating
PTP – Point to Point

An up to date form guide and synopsis of the horses entered at this meeting. Form figures for up to 6 outings appear. A dash(-) is used to separate 2013/14

form from 2012/13 form. Figures preceded by an oblique (/) represents 2011/12 form or earlier. Horses marked with an asterisk (*) indicates National Hunt

form. The higher the rating the better the form.

No responsibility can be accepted for any errors which may be considered to have occurred.

Produced by Jeff Guyett of Westcountry Videos.

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Four Burrow entries and form

 

Race Start time Link to entries and form for race
1st 14:00 4,5,6 & 7 year olds 2m4f Open Maiden Race (Colts & Geldings)
2nd 14:35 10 year old and over Club Members Race
3rd 15:10 4, 5, 6, & 7 year olds 2m4f Open Maiden Race (Mares & fillies)
4th 15:45 Mixed Open Race
5th 16:20 Open Maiden Race
6th 16:55 Restricted Race

FORM GUIDE

Key:

f = fell u = unseated rider
p = pulled up k = knocked over
b = brought down c = carried out
d = disqualified ? = unreliable form
s = slipped up + = improving rating
r = refused blkd = baulked
ro = ran out t = took no part
(c) = course winner

Abbreviations:

NH = National Hunt
L = Length
Rest – Restricted
Nov = Novice
RT – Rating
PTP – Point to Point

An up to date form guide and synopsis of the horses entered at this meeting. Form figures for up to 6 outings appear. A dash(-) is used to separate 2013/14

form from 2012/13 form. Figures preceded by an oblique (/) represents 2011/12 form or earlier. Horses marked with an asterisk (*) indicates National Hunt

form. The higher the rating the better the form.

No responsibility can be accepted for any errors which may be considered to have occurred.

Produced by Jeff Guyett of Westcountry Videos.

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Report: Stevenstone Point-To-Point, Vauterhill, Bank Holiday Monday 5 May 2014

JOCKEY Rob Hawker celebrated his 21st birthday at the end of last week and rounded it off in memorable style with a first and last race double at Vauterhill, North Devon, where the rain held off until the fourth race.

Whispering Wild, trained by Michael Watson for a small syndicate, set the ball rolling for the young jockey in the Hunt race. This promising eight-year-old was always holding runner-up Justforthebuzz in the closing stages.

Carheney River rounded off a good day for the rider by giving him his fifth winner of the season in the Open Maiden. Owned jointly by trainer Karyn Heard and Mick Evans, this good looking Flemensfirth gelding was never out of the first two.

“He is lucky to be here because he got himself trapped in the horse box at Trebudannon on Easter Monday and had to be cut out by the fire brigade,” reported Karyn Heard. The nine-year-old showed no ill effects anyway, coming home 30 lengths clear of his 11 rivals.

Steeltown found the Mixed Open easier than his recent Cheltenham hunter chase assignment. He had finished a creditable third in that event, and made virtually all here in the hands of Jamie Thomas. “We bought him at Ascot sales out of Tom Taaffe’s yard and he is a careful jumper,” said John Symes, who owns the former hurdles winner with his wife Floss.

Kayley Woollacott trains Steeltown, and spent a busy afternoon saddling a total of six horses in all. Her yard provided second and third in the Restricted which saw a very easy winner in Harry’s Kap. Jockey Ed Barrett was partnering his fifth winner of the season on this lightly raced gelding who readily followed up his recent success at Upcott Cross. “He knows his job and stays well,” commented owner/ trainer Ray Alford.

The Confined provided a tight finish with front running Ned White gamely holding off the late challenges of Print the Money and Cottage Acre. “He is honest but has not had his ground,” said in-form trainer Robert Chanin, whose son Tom was the successful rider.

Whenharrymetsally was sent clear by Matt Hampton four out in the Intermediate and had enough in reserve to hold the late efforts of Soul Native and My Rebel. The King’s Theatre mare was bought at Fairyhouse as a four-year-old and runs in the colours of Andrew and Hannah Broggio. “She has improved from her last run but really needs softer ground. We will look for a Confined next,” remarked her Bishops Nympton based trainer Keith Cumings.

MONEY TALKS

BankHoliday fare at this North Devon venue with favourites successful in the first three races.

It was difficult to look beyond Whispering Wild  in a weak hunt race (5-4 to evens).

The two market leaders in the second opened very short. The eventual winner Harry’s Kap drifted from 4-6 to evens and runner-up King Kash went out from 6-4 to 2-1

Steeltown’s recent Cheltenham third would have justified long odds-on in the Open against this modest opposition, but a seemingly generous 10-11 was available when the tape went up. He won easily.

Nothing lasts forever and form students were just wide of the mark in the next two races. Print the Money (6-4fav) did his best work when it was too late in the Confined won by Ned White (solid 5-2).

The strong finishing duo Soul Native (2-1 fav) and My Rebel (5-2) were each preferred in the market in the Intermediate, but failed to peg back the game winner Whenharrymetsally (5-2 out to 3’s).

There was little or no value in the closing 12-runner Open Maiden when plenty of no hopers were quoted at less than 100-8 (or 12-1 in today’s parlance) . The gamble on Way Before Dawn from 3-1 into evens looked very optimistic, and he trailed in over 30 lengths behind the winner Carheney River (4-1).

RESULTS

Results of the Stevenstone meeting

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Sunday 11th May, Four Burrow Point-To-Point, Trebudannon, St Colomb Major (near Newquay)

RESULTS: Stevenstone Point-To-Point, Vauterhill, 5th May 2014

Going: Good becoming good to soft with soft patches

Hunt race – Stevenstone & Torrington Farmers joint (Sponsor Brian Adams)

1 Whispering Wild (Rob Hawker) evens fav
2 Justforthebuzz (Chester Williams) 9-1
4 ran – only two finished; 2l; 6m 40s
Trainer: Michael Watson

 

Restricted (TT Buildings Ltd)

1 Harry’s Kap (Ed Barrett) evens fav
2 King Kash (Jamie Thomas) 2-1
3 Pasternak Jack (Jake Bament) 7-1
5 ran; 25l; 5l; 6m 27s
Trainer: Ray Alford

 

Mixed Open (holidaycottages.co.uk)

1 Steeltown (Jamie Thomas) 10-11 fav
2 Googoobarabajagal (Michael Heard) 8-1
3 Numide (Ciaran Gethings) 8-1
5 ran: 15l; 10l; 6m 13s
Trainer: Kayley Woollacott

 

Confined (Kivells)

1 Ned White (Tom Chanin) 5-2
2 Print the Money (Sarah Dennis) 6-4 fav
3 Cottage Acre (Rob Hawker) 7-4
4 ran; 1l; 1l; 6m 18s
Trainer: Robert Chanin

 

Intermediate (EJ Wade & Son, Bradworthy)

1 Whenharrymetsally (Matthew Hampson) 3-1
2 Soul Native (Vicky Wade) 2-1 fav
3 My Rebel (Leanda Tickle) 5-2
8 ran; 1l; 1l; 6m 23s
Trainer: Keith Cumings

 

Open Maiden (ProCam)

1 Carheney River (Rob Hawker) 4-1
2 O’Flo (Bryony Frost) 16-1
3 Way Before Dawn (Leanda Tickle) evens fav
12 ran: 30l; 2l; 6m 23s
Trainer: Karyn Heard

Stevenstone entries and form

 

Race Start time Link to entries and form for race
1st 14:00 Members Race
2nd 14:35 Restricted Race
3rd 15:10 Mixed Open Race
4th 15:45 Confined Race
5th 16:20 Intermediate Race
6th 16:55 Open Maiden Race

FORM GUIDE

Key:

f = fell u = unseated rider
p = pulled up k = knocked over
b = brought down c = carried out
d = disqualified ? = unreliable form
s = slipped up + = improving rating
r = refused blkd = baulked
ro = ran out t = took no part
(c) = course winner

Abbreviations:

NH = National Hunt
L = Length
Rest – Restricted
Nov = Novice
RT – Rating
PTP – Point to Point

An up to date form guide and synopsis of the horses entered at this meeting. Form figures for up to 6 outings appear. A dash(-) is used to separate 2013/14

form from 2012/13 form. Figures preceded by an oblique (/) represents 2011/12 form or earlier. Horses marked with an asterisk (*) indicates National Hunt

form. The higher the rating the better the form.

No responsibility can be accepted for any errors which may be considered to have occurred.

Produced by Jeff Guyett of Westcountry Videos.

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