Modbury Flyers holding point-to-point meeting on first Saturday of May

PUBLISHED: 11:11 01 May 2014 | UPDATED: 11:11 01 May 2014

Point to point action - generic picture

Point to point action - generic picture

Archant

It is the turn of the Modbury Harriers to hold their Point-to-Point at Flete Park on Saturday (May 3), writes Donna Harris.

Pony racing heads up the action at 1pm, with a six-race main card starting at 2pm.

Their feature race of the day is The George Baskerville Ladies’ Open Four Mile Race, included in the entries will be the Ross Oliver-trained Wee Fly. She is a course specialist, having won six time at this track, and this year, under jockey Bryony Frost, could see her take the Ladies’ Open four mile race for the fifth year in a row. The Rose Loxton-trained Join Together is another entry that could go well, for jockey Megan Nicholls, having won last weekend at Stafford Cross, or another to challenge could be the Camilla Scott-trained Gone To Lunch, having a total of nine Point wins and two seconds in Scottish Nationals, he is a true stayer, and won impressively, snatching a win at Treborough Hill under jockey Laura Scott.

In the first open maiden race, a suggestion would be Madam Be, having run second at the Dartmoor meeting here. The Doom Bar is also entered and should be popular, having run second for trainer/jockey Will Biddick at Kingston St Mary.

Stanley Carpets sponsor the restricted race, in which Ambitious Pursuit could follow up on his win here two weeks ago for the Glanville family. Another to consider is Whispering Wild, who also won his previous race here over the longer trip. Gontdevon from the Robert Chanin team could also go well having scored two previous seconds at this track.

Lady Annabel from the Polly Gundry team looks to be the likely favourite in the open maiden two- mile four- furlong race, after her second at Hackwood Park. Beetle Jack under jockey Darren Edwards, could improve on his third here, and is a worthy each-way bet.

The two Ed Walker-trained entries of Hameldown Tor and Before The War, hold strong claims in the competitive Kitson Solicitors-sponsored mens open race. Swansbrook won this race last season, and Right Enough for the Hand family won the restricted here two weeks ago could also go close.

In the final race of the day, the Meadowside & St Francis-sponsored confined race, suggestions would be the front running Ned White and Before The War if not running in the previous race.

The course offers stunning views of Flete Park, making it an ideal picnic spot, a host of trade stands, bar, bookies and hot refreshments.

Entrance is £10 car and driver £20 car and passengers. Location is Ermington, nr Ivybridge, Postcode PL21 ONX

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, 12:05

Exmouth player Sandy Allen has been appointed as the Devon pathway and coaching manager with a brief to get the best out of the county’s young players, writes Conrad Sutcliffe.

Read more
Fri, 16:07

Exmouth Town’s Friday night pre-season friendly game was called off mid-afternoon owing to the amount of rain that had fallen on the Southern Road pitch.

Read more
Fri, 14:00

The seniors played a four-ball better ball competition at East Devon, writes Paul Willoughby.

Read more
Fri, 13:54

Some 45 members have now played in either one, or both, of the first two session of the Exmouth Bridge Club 2017 Summer Championship, writes Carla Pickering.

Read more
Fri, 12:21

There are just a few days remaining for the Exmouth Town season ticket offer that has already been snapped up a number of supporters.

Read more
Thu, 19:05

Harry Tincknell and his Ford Chip Ganassi Racing team finished fifth in the latest round of the FIA World Endurance Championship at the Nurburgring, Germany.

Read more
Thu, 18:56

Students and staff reflected on a hugely successful year at Bassetts Farm Primary School at their Sports Achievement Awards last week.

Read more
Thu, 12:52

The shock of the week at Budleigh Bowls Club has been two defeats for the men in the Exeter and District Over-60 Triples League, writes David Roberts.

Read more
Thu, 12:34

Away from the tournament action, Madeira ladies B did well to reach the semi-final of the Interclub, writes Jenny Smith.

Read more
Thu, 12:34

Exmouth Town Reserves had a good workout in a preseason friendly against a battling Lympstone side at Southern Road.

Read more

Local Weather

Sunny

Sunny

max temp: 15°C

min temp: 13°C

Most Read Sport

Useful Links

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


Read Online

Image
Read the Exmouth Journal e-edition E-edition

Newsletter Sign Up

Sign up to receive our regular email newsletter

Local business directory

Exmouth's trusted business finder


HOT JOBS

Show Job Lists

Find planning applications