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Entries: Tiverton Staghounds Point-To-Point, Bratton Down, Sunday, 5th June 2016

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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

Going Update

Friday 3rd June 2016

The current going at Bratton Down is firm. The aggravator is coming on Saturday and will do more on Sunday if needed.

Hugh Thomas, Clerk of Course

Saturday 29th May 2016

Going is currently good to firm.  The fences have all been moved out onto fresh ground.

The aggravator will be used if necessary.

 

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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 2015/16 form from 2014/15 form. Figures preceded by an oblique (/) represents 2013/14 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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Entries: South Tetcott Point-To-Point, Upcott Cross, Bank Holiday Monday 30th May 2016

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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 Restricted Race
4th 14:55 Ladies Open Race
5th 15:30 Novice Riders Race
6th 16:05 Open Maiden Race, Division 1
7th 16:40 Open Maiden Race, Division 2

 

Going Update

Friday 27th May 2015

Following visit by course inspector Fri. Going good to soft – soft in a place after rain last night. Further showers forecast with a dry day on Monday.

 – Dave Willis.

Tuesday 24th May 2016

Upcott Cross going currently good/good-soft. Showers predicted later in week. All fences & bends moved onto new ground.

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 2015/16 form from 2014/15 form. Figures preceded by an oblique (/) represents 2013/14 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.

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Entries: Eggesford Point-To-Point, Upcott Cross, Wednesday 18th May 2016 evening meeting

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Race Start time Link to entries and form for race
1st 17:00 Members Race
2nd 17:30 Intermediate Race
3rd 18:00 4, 5, & 6 year old Open Maiden Race
4th 18:30 Mixed Open Race
5th 19:00 Restricted Race
6th 19:30 Open Maiden Race
7th 20:00 Confined Race

 

Going Update

Sunday 15th May 2016

Going update: Good to Firm, watering to provide safe ground. Some showers possible

9th May 2016

EGGESFORD P2P AT UPCOTT CROSS MAY 18 th AT 5 P.M The Eggesford Champion Mixed Open will be run over 3miles not 4 miles as in previous years The prize money has been increased to £850.00 Val Quick secretary

6th May 2016

THE RESCHEDULED EGGESFORD POINT TO POINT AT UPCOTT CROSS ON WEDNESDAY 18TH MAY FIRST RACE 5 P.M.

Entries will close on Wednesday 11th may ONLINE 12 noon. ENTRIES SECRETARY Mrs M. Bishop 9 pm

Races are same as in The Planner. The Intermediate race is no longer an Exeter Racecourse sponsored qualfier for the intermediate series final as that has already taken place this season.

Clerk of Course, John Heard reports the going is Good, Good to Soft. If necessary the course will be watered .

– Val Quick, Secretary

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 2015/16 form from 2014/15 form. Figures preceded by an oblique (/) represents 2013/14 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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Stevenstone Point-To-Point entries, form guide and ratings at Vauterhill Bank Holiday Monday 2nd May 2016

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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 Mixed Open Race
4th 15:45 Confined Race
5th 16:20 Intermediate Race
6th 16:55 Open Maiden Race
7th 17:30 Open Mares 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.

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PREVIEW OF LAMERTON POINT-TO-POINT AT KILWORTHY SUNDAY 20TH MARCH 2016

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WRITTEN BY GRANVILLE TAYLOR

 

The scenic course location at Kilworthy near Brentor, is where the Lamerton will be hosting their Point-to-Point horse racing fixture next Sunday March 20th. This is one of the oldest courses in England where the old turf there has seen racing since 1925. There are six races on offer with a total of 83 entries and a start time of 1pm opening with the Pannell Commercials Lamerton Members’ race.

The 11 entries for this race are headed by Robin De Souza, unbeaten in four races this season for the Lifton yard of Dean Summersby. The same trainer looks to hold the key to this race with Printing Blue and Mausefalle as useful back ups

The Yvonne Watson Memorial Open Maiden has attracted 23 entries. Micky Stark and The Conjurer each ran well at Ottery and Meldon Express and Vila Cova have shown promise.

The Condy Mathias sponsored Mixed Open looks really competitive. Hunter chase winner Parkam Jack and the ultra consistent Kirkleigh each have to carry penalties so it would be interesting if the highly progressive Master Baker took a step up in class to test these more experienced pointers receiving weight.

Robin De Souza is also engaged in the Confined sponsored by Hunts Dawn West DevonReliable Richie and Flying Award could form the main opposition.

In the Tinhay Building Supplies Ltd restricted, Darkgesture created a favourable impression when winning at Black Forest and other Maiden winners Creative Inerta and On Alberts Head are capable of winning in this class.

The concluding Exeter Racecourse Intermediate Series qualifier has 13 entries. Ottery St Mary trainer Ed Walker is in great form and recent winners Doyen Dynamo and The Flying Doc look ready to score in this class. They will be tested by Ces Mitford-Slade’s selected of Applesolutely and Winter Soldier who look sure to progress further.

This is a fabulous family day out for all to enjoy with exciting racing at this popular picnic track on Dartmoor.

On course facilities include hot food and refreshments, bar, bookies and trade stands. Entrance to the course is £10 per person up to a maximum of £30 per car. Children under 16 free. Pedestrians £10. Dogs on leads welcome.

Course is located at Kilworthy nr Brentor. Postcode PL19 0JX

 

Useful Information

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GRANVILLE’S BETTING GOSSIP – WESTERN POINT-TO-POINT 7 FEBRUARY 2016

The Royal Cornwall Showground at Wadebridge is one of the best possible venues for a wet weather point-to-point.

Hard roads and parking on tarmac obviates any need for tractors to haul vehicles outThe huge barn houses all the facilities, including, for the three meetings this season, a large screen TV. Needless to say the bookmakers are cosily situated in the barn.

Although only six intrepid layers were calling the odds for the six races, there was plenty of activity in the ring. “Good business including a few lumpy bets,” according to one of the bookmakers.

Three short priced favourites were sunk in the mud. Iron Chancellor (opened 4-6 but forced late into 4-9) failed by a neck to give 3lbs to Sedgemoor Top Bid (drifted 5’s to 8’s) in the opener after a neck and neck battle all the way up the finishing hill against a fierce wind.

Dual course winner Ray Diamond (10-11 into 4-6) was always fighting a losing battle with Sobre Tresor (firm at 7-2) in the Ladies’ Open.

Doctor Braveheart (4-5 generally but squeezed into evens at the off) lost his unbeaten record for the season when finishing a well beaten fourth in the five-runner Men’s Open. This was quite a competitive little race fought out in the end between Blazing Whale (9-4 to 15-8) and Welstonedruid (6’s touched 7’s). Josh Newman rode a patient race on the strong staying Blazing Whale who held on well after a sustained duel with Welstonedruid. Third placed Double Bank was backed from 11-2 into 7-2 and ran a brave race under his 7lbs penalty. He came in with a nasty overreach.

Robin De Souza (1-2 / 8-15) restored the balance for odds-on punters when setting up his seasonal hat trick in the Intermediate. This six-year-old has shown progressive form and could go to the Exeter Racecourse Intermediate Final.

The current Devon & Cornwall title holder Darren Edwards was on board Robin De Souza. and completed a double for himself and Devon trainer Dean Summersby thanks to the Beat All gelding Berties Way (5-2 to 3’s) in the Open Maiden. This attracted 12 runners and runner up Troubleshot (9’s to 8’s) should find consolation for the Chanin yard. Third placed Druid Spitfire (20’s to 14’s), a full brother to Welstonedruid, was well in touch until the final bend and will come on for this race. Driving Well (7-4 to 13-8) was sent off favourite for this on the strength of his fine effort behind Robin De Souza last month but faded before the final climb.

It was a shame that the wind and rain affected visibility for the Restricted because this race could well reveal some future winners. Follow The Paint (3’s to 5-2) and Sutton Storm (3’s to 4’s) had each won their divisions of the North Cornwall Maiden in fairly identical times and battled away up the finishing hill in that order. The Welsh challenger Northgeorge (steady at 3’s) could not get to grips with the two leaders. 25-1 shot Annwyl was not disgraced when keeping on well near the finish. It might pay to keep an eye on fifth placed ex-Irish Sucker Punch (nibbled at 6-1) who was too keen early on, and Printing Blue (33’s to 10’s) who was bang in contention until the third last.

RESULTS

Results of the Western meeting

VIDEO

Westcountry Videos filmed the meeting, order on 01884 840403 or through the website later in the week at www.westcountryvideos.co.uk

PHOTOGRAPHERS

The following photographers were at the meeting: Wild Westcountry, Roger Peaple, Athwenna Irons (Western Morning News) and Marcus Bath

UPCOMING EVENT

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COMMENTARY REPLAYS

Replays of the Western meeting race commentaries

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Entries: Western Point-To-Point, Wadebridge, 7th February 2016

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Race Start time Link to entries and form for race
1st 12:00 Confined Race
2nd 12:35 Ladies Open Race
3rd 13:10 Intermediate Race
4th 13:45 Open Maiden Race
5th 14:20 Mens Open Race
6th 14:55 Restricted Race

Going Update from Linda Matthews

Saturday 6th February 2016, 15:57

Wadebridge is ON tomorrow.

The Clerk of the course is there now and says that the going is soft

If the dip is too soft tomorrow they may take out fence 8, otherwise the course is looking fine.

Can lorries try and park on the tarmac roads where possible.

Friday 5th February 2016

The Clerk of the Course has been on the course today and reports that the going is still good to soft, soft in places.

Wednesday 3rd February 2016

The going today is good to soft, soft in places. 2 fences have been moved onto fresh ground and the course has recovered well with a good covering of grass.

The big change is that we’ve had to move the paddock today. The RC showground were concerned that the original paddock has not recovered well and they need it to be in good condition for cattle ring at the RC Show. So we’ve made a new paddock around the back of the Exhibition Hall. This means that horses will enter via a gate directly from the lorry park and leave the paddock through gates at the bottom with only a very short distance to the course near the Open Ditch. Spectators will have access to the paddock around the lower end of the hall and still be on hard surfaces. One advantage is that horses will not have to go through the gate with spectators, nor share the ramp near the car park.

We might have the presentation area inside this time, especially if the weather is bad. I’ve ordered a “Wadebridge Racing” banner which we can display in a designated area between the office and the hospitality area. This would be easy for jockeys and we could have a table for trophies and mementoes. If we decide to do this we’ll announce it regularly.

The presentations will definitely be indoors as the microphone won’t get reception in the new paddock. Linda will try and get one of her helpers to let trainers know how to access the new paddock. The showground staff have suggested that lorries and trailers access the parking area via the top end and drive downhill.

Preview extract:

It is the turn of the Western Hunt to host their Point-to-Point meeting at the Royal Cornwall Showground, Wadebridge this coming Sunday February 7th. 60 entries have received for the six race card.

There is a huge covered barn containing on course facilities such as hot food, refreshments, bar, bookies, trade stands, and a big screen which is sponsored by Reg Hamble & Cole and Rayment & White for those wishing to watch the racing close up. With pre-parade paddock and great track side viewing only a few yards away for fresh air fans. There are excellent disabled facilities.

Entrance to the course is £10 per adult up to a maximum of £30 per car. Children under 16 free.

The course is located off A39 West of Wadebridge. Post code PL27 7JE. For entries and form check out the Devon & Cornwall Point-to-Point website

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 2015/16 form from 2014/15 form. Figures preceded by an oblique (/) represents 2013/14 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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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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