Monday racing at Stevenstone

12:40 01 May 2012

The Stevenstone host the second of the weekend’s point-to-point fixtures at Vauterhill near High Bickington on Bank Holiday Monday, May 7.

Boasting scenic views of the North Devon countryside the course offers a number of good viewing points for racegoers to enjoy the action.

The first race on the card at 2pm is the Hunt Members sponsored by Hunshaw Game Farm. Entries include King Of Alcatraz who won his maiden at Cothelstone last season, he was running well in soft ground at Trebuddanan before blundering near home and unseating his jockey two out last month. Special Account could find his form again and Lulumar has a previous second here and comes into it.

Next up is the restricted and this has been sponsored by T T Buildings. The 14 entries include Searee who has some good form although he disappointed when sent off favorite at Flete. Silver Commander won his maiden at Trebudannon in softening ground staying on strongly.

Farm Cottage Holidays sponsor the Mixed Open and Special Account could take some catching if connections opt for this race. Total Containment is on a hat trick already this season. His wins include at Trebudannon last month on softening ground and he will probably go off favorite for this. Took My Eye is another with some good previous form, although may prefer firmer ground.

Alpha Native, who is entered in the Kivells-sponsored confined, scored a comfy win at Upcott Cross for in form jockey Will Biddick. Light Touch got up to beat Karshaan by half a length at Cherrybrook and Shanann Star was impressive at Flete for Darren Edwards.

Ed Wade & Son sponsor the intermediate. Of the eight entered Googoobarabajagal acts on any and only just lost out on a hat trick this season to Certain Flight at Flete. The Ollie Bush-trained I’m In Charge won well at Badbury Rings.

The final race of the day is the open maiden which is sponsored by F.C.Cleaning Systems. There are 28 entered and this may well be divided. There are plenty entered who are capable of getting off the mark for the season, so head to the bookies for indicators for the best clues.

The course offers on course catering, bar and bookies with plenty of trade stands. Entrance is £20 car and passengers and £10 per car and driver. It is locaed at Vauterhill, High Bickington, Umberleigh, post code EX37 9BT.

Other Sport Stories

19:24
Exmouth took on Weston at the Imperial Ground on Saturday. Ref exsp 3541-17-15SH. Picture: Simon Horn

Exmouth coach Jon Hill spoke the day after his team’s heart-breaking play-off extra-time defeat to Barnes.

Read more
19:14
Devon and Somerset Gliding Club provide airtime for Volunteer Gliding Squadrons and this is the latest group to be looked after.

Devon and Somerset Gliding Club has been selected by the British Gliding Association to provide continuation training in the South West region as part of a nationwide grant scheme provided by Royal Air Force Charitable Trust, writes Jill Harmer.

Read more
18:46
Exmouth Town took a 2-0 victory over St Blazey at Southern Road on Saturday. Ref exsp 3583-17-15SH. Picture: Simon Horn

Exmouth Town completed their South West Peninsula League (SWPL) season with a 2-2 draw at Godolphin Atlantic, writes John Dibsdall.

Read more
12:29
Football generic picture

Another Exeter and District League season has come to an end and so how did local teams fare over the course of the eight month campaign?

Read more
Yesterday, 20:35
Exmouth took on Weston at the Imperial Ground on Saturday. Ref exsp 3556-17-15SH. Picture: Simon Horn

Exmouth suffered play-off despair as they went down to visiting Barnes 27-22 in a match that swung both ways during a compelling first 80 minutes and then extra-time.

Read more
Yesterday, 19:21

After the long winter wait the opening drive of a new Madeira Bowls Club season was played out on a lovely sunny day, writes Matt Marriott.

Read more
Yesterday, 12:31
Budleigh Salterton members out in force for the start of a new outdoor season

The Budleigh Salterton Bowls Club outdoor season is underway.

Read more
Yesterday, 12:29
A competitor in action at the Whindwhistle Motor Club meeting

A single venue classic car trial, organised by Windwhistle Motor Club (Chard) proved to be a huge success, writes Paul Bagnall.

Read more
Fri, 07:59
Exmouth took on Weston at the Imperial Ground on Saturday. Ref exsp 3576-17-15SH. Picture: Simon Horn

The Cockles go head-to-head with Barnes tomorrow (April 25) with the winners stepping up into National Two (S). Here we take a look at the visitor’s to the Imperial Ground where kick-off is 2.30pm.

Read more
Fri, 07:26
skittles generic picture

There were some good scores in the latest round of matches in the East Devon Hunt Skittles League.

Read more

Local Weather

Partly Cloudy

Partly Cloudy

max temp: 13°C

min temp: 3°C

Most Read Sport

Advertise in the Paper
Submit a Story
Subscriptions Order
Competitions
Photo Orders
Family notices
iwitness24
Google Plus
Facebook
Twitter
Family Notices 24

Digital Edition

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



Exmouth's trusted business finder