Dartmoor point-to-point test for Pippa Glanville and Sunken Secret

10:43 17 April 2014

Point to point generic picture

Point to point generic picture

Archant

A bumper weekend of racing is in store over the Easter Bank Holiday, with The Dartmoor hosting their Point-to-Point horse race meeting at Flete Park on Saturday (April 19), and Four Burrow staging their meeting at Trebudannon on Monday (April 21), writes Donna Harris.

The Dartmoor point-to-point this Saturday is held at the popular party track and stunning location of Flete Park. It promises to be a fabulous family day out. Pony racing heads up the action at 1pm with two pony races, followed by the main seven race card commencing at 2pm.

The opening members race could be a great battle between the local trainers. Sunken Secret could go well for young Pippa Glanville, trained by mother Lee, seeing Pippa score her first win. Pippa will need to fend off Great Trethew winner Numide, out of the Gordon Chambers yard, Sir Watty who made all when winning at Wadebridge for trainer David Rogers, and the Frost’s team entries of Sangram and Brackenwood. Ladyvie, trained by Clerk of the course Sam Holdsworth, ran second at Cothelstone last weekend and may snatch this for jockey Hannah Welch.

In the restricted race, suggestions would be Glacial Oscar for the Henderson team, having won his maiden at Treborough Hill,coming home 20 lengths ahead of Nudge The Nugget, and the Kayley Woollacott-trained Ratline Rose, who clocked up a win and a second at two of the Wadebridge meetings .

The feature race of the day looks to be the Totnes & Bridgetown sponsored four mile mixed open, entries include the Emma Oliver-trained Gershwinner who was third here last season under jockey Merv Woodward, with another entry, King’s Wood back in fourth. King’s wood hasn’t been seen since winning at Cothelstone last season, when trained by Leighton McGuiness, has now joined the Henderson team, but may need the run.

The two mile four furlong open maiden sponsored by Francis Clark has 18 entries, in which Ah Bless ran second at Kilworthy only just headed in final 100 yards, could score here.

Thetalkinghorse trained by Keith Cumings is a suggestion in the Elizabeth May memorial Intermediate race, having impressive wins at Black Forest Lodge and Treborough Hill.

Thinkaboutthat after his win at Ston Eston last month and the front running Ned White, who will appreciate the drying ground, are suggestions for the confined race.

The open maiden could go to the Sarah Tickle-trained Way Before Dawn, who could follow-up on his close seconds at Black Forest Lodge and Great Trethew.

In addition to the main race card, and immediately following the last race is a charity Clydesdale race, with proceeds going to Devon Air Ambulance.

With a host of trade stands, hot food, bar, and bookies all on course, this is a great way to enjoy entertainment in the fresh air.

Entrance is £10 car and driver £20 car and passengers. The course is located at Ermington, nr Ivybridge. Post code PL21 9NX.

0 comments

Welcome , please leave your message below.

Optional - JPG files only
Optional - MP3 files only
Optional - 3GP, AVI, MOV, MPG or WMV files
Comments

Please log in to leave a comment and share your views with other Exmouth Journal visitors.

We enable people to post comments with the aim of encouraging open debate.

Only people who register and sign up to our terms and conditions can post comments. These terms and conditions explain our house rules and legal guidelines.

Comments are not edited by Exmouth Journal staff prior to publication but may be automatically filtered.

If you have a complaint about a comment please contact us by clicking on the Report This Comment button next to the comment.

Not a member yet?

Register to create your own unique Exmouth Journal account for free.

Signing up is free, quick and easy and offers you the chance to add comments, personalise the site with local information picked just for you, and more.

Sign up now

Other Sport Stories

Yesterday, 12:38
East Devon Golf Club's Professional's Day winners (left to right); Mark Cole, Heather Coles, Martin Coles and Jacob (Cubby) Tinsley.

Trevor Underwood hosted his Professional’s Day at East Devon on Saturday, writes Paul Willoughby.

Read more
Yesterday, 12:38
golf generic picture

The Oaks Memorial Trophy took place and, as usual, there was an excellent turnout for this major competition, writes Carole Pye.

Read more
Yesterday, 12:38
Exeter Falcons management Rob Doran (left) and Alan Spencer

More than 100 Exeter Falcons fans attended a packed public meeting to hear prospective promoters Rob Doran and Alan Spencer announce that they had found a site for a new track, writes Tony Lethbridge.

Read more
Yesterday, 12:36
Neil Matson and Vela Fresca leaving Ponta Delgada at the start of the return leg of the Azores and Back race

Two members of the Exe Sailing Club, Neil Matson in Vela Fresca and Jeremy Moore in Redeye, recently completed the famous and well-established Azores and Back Race (AZAB) ocean sailing race.

Read more
Yesterday, 12:36
The school rounders team that reached the national finals

Over a hundred sporty stars, parents and teachers gathered at Bassetts Farm Primary School, to celebrate the many achievements of the past 12 months.

Read more
Yesterday, 12:35
Football generic picture

Exmouth Town complete their pre-season programme on Tuesday evening when Newton Abbot Spurs are the visitors to Southern Road kick off 7.30pm, writes John Dibsdall.

Read more
Yesterday, 12:35

Exmouth sailor Stevie Morrison has been involved in a race with a difference this past week.

Read more
Yesterday, 12:34
Exe Sc cruiser racing

The weather continues to be changeable for the Exe SC sailors, writes Rex Frost.

Read more
Yesterday, 12:34
The Exmouth Gig Club C team

Exmouth Pilot Gig Club took part in the annual Teignmouth Gig Regatta, their fourth regatta of the season, writes Keith Cornish.

Read more
Yesterday, 12:33
The school sports personality winners, Naomi Moyle, Rachel Stone and Joel Evans. The three took the top three places in the final standings.

Bassetts Year three/four tennis team finished third in the Devon Finals, which were held in Plymouth.

Read more

Local Weather

Partly Cloudy

Partly Cloudy

max temp: 16°C

min temp: 9°C

Most Read Sport

Great British Life


Great British Life

Advertise in the Paper
Submit a Story
Subscriptions Order
Competitions
Photo Orders
Family notices
iwitness24
Google Plus
Facebook
Twitter
Reader Travel

Family Notices 24

Digital Edition

Image
Read the Exmouth Journal e-edition today E-edition


Exmouth's trusted business finder