With the weather set fair, mud lovers who have been in their element over the past few weeks will be given a weekend off at Great Trethew this Sunday with the going expected to be good. Renowned as a popular track for Maiden runners this East Cornwall meeting has attracted over 80 entries for the six race card.
IAN CHANIN enjoyed a highly successful afternoon at the re-arranged Silverton meeting at Black Forest Lodge, with three winners and two seconds from his five rides, writes Granville Taylor.
The old racecourse at Buckfastleigh, adjacent to the A38, is the location for this Sunday’s South pool point-to-point where the feature race is the West Country Champion Chase, writes Donna Harris.
SQUADRON was a useful performer under rules when trained by Alan King and the nine-year-old started his pointing career in good style with a convincing victory in the Ladies’ Open under Hannah Lewis, writes Granville Taylor.
A bumper weekend of racing is in store in the area with point to point racing at both Chipley Park on Saturday Feb 2 where the Tiverton Foxhounds stage their rearranged meeting (previous preview stands), and the Mid Devon Foxhounds host their meeting at Black Forest Lodge on Sunday Feb 3, writes Donna Harris.