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A “David versus Goliath” success for Garde Ville wins Trish Rigby the March Dodson & Horrell PPORA Owner  Trainer of the Month Award

A “David versus Goliath” success for Garde Ville wins Trish Rigby the March Dodson & Horrell PPORA Owner Trainer of the Month Award

Trish Rigby from Llangollen in North Wales is our March Dodson & Horrell PPORA Owner-Trainer of the Month Award Winner.  Trish  received nominations for her “David versus Goliath” victory conquering the seemingly invincible Hazel Hill in the Men’s Open at Sandon on Easter Saturday with her remarkable “gift horse” Garde Ville – who’s fed on […]

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Maiden Maestro – March Howden PPORA Jockey of the Month Tommie O’Brien defies gravity, rides a double, and times it to perfection on NAF PPORA Mare of the Month award winner Bene Regina

Maiden Maestro – March Howden PPORA Jockey of the Month Tommie O’Brien defies gravity, rides a double, and times it to perfection on NAF PPORA Mare of the Month award winner Bene Regina

photos courtesy & copyright Phil Britt Tommie O’Brien is our March Howden PPORA Jockey of the Month. Originally from Galway, Tommie’s been immersed in racing from day one. His father Val was a successful Jump Jockey, based with Tom Dreaper in Ireland, and later trained.  Tommie first rode in Point to Points and Bumpers in […]

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An “off script purchase” leads to Cheltenham for Midlands trainer Kelly Morgan the March PPORA Hunterchase Highlight of the Month winner

An “off script purchase” leads to Cheltenham for Midlands trainer Kelly Morgan the March PPORA Hunterchase Highlight of the Month winner

Our March Hunter Chase Highlight of the Month Award Winners are Leicestershire based trainer Kelly Morgan, jockey Sam Davies-Thomas and Top Wood for their remarkable achievement as runners up in the 2018 Cheltenham Foxhunter. Racing runs through the veins of the Morgan family, Kelly’s father Kevin trained under Rules for 40 years, and her brother […]

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Tough as Teak Bene Regina – digs deep at Brafield and wins the March NAF PPORA Mare of the Month Award

Tough as Teak Bene Regina – digs deep at Brafield and wins the March NAF PPORA Mare of the Month Award

Horse: Bene Regina 6-y-0   Beneficial (GB) – Lareine d’Anjou (FR) (Panoramic) Owners: The BDS Pointers Partnership (Bob Carter, Dai Evans and Sheila Daubney)  Keeper: Jane Kent   Area: Midlands   Jockeys: Tommie O’Brien and Tom Strawson Other Nominations for March:  Duke of Beaufort’s @ Didmarton:  Missyladie  (Open Maiden Winner), and Nuevo Molino (Restricted Winner, who was subsequently runner up in the Glamorgan […]

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“Exhilaration, exhaustion and a bit of a relief!” Jessica Bedi and Iron Chancellor win the Dodson & Horrell PPORA Novice Rider’s Qualifier at the Bedale

“Exhilaration, exhaustion and a bit of a relief!” Jessica Bedi and Iron Chancellor win the Dodson & Horrell PPORA Novice Rider’s Qualifier at the Bedale

“Exhilaration, exhaustion, and a bit of a relief!” is how Jessica Bedi summed up her feelings as she threw her arms round Iron Chancellor’s neck moments after crossing the line a commanding 10 lengths clear of her closest pursuer Alta Rock (Debbie Boyes) in the Dodson & Horrell PPORA Novice Riders’ Qualifier at the Bedale […]

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Where there’s muck there’s brass!  Hard work pays off for Tristan Hughes in the Brampton Bryan Dodson &  Horrell Novice Riders’ Series Qualifier

Where there’s muck there’s brass! Hard work pays off for Tristan Hughes in the Brampton Bryan Dodson & Horrell Novice Riders’ Series Qualifier

Maller Tree (Tristan Hughes) lead Senor Alco (Natalie Bower) over the last in the Brampton Bryan Dodson & Horrell PPORA Novice Riders’ Series Qualifier  photo courtesy & copyright Phil Britt “I work for Peter Bowen, riding out 5 or 6 a day, and I muck out Mickey’s horses –I don’t know how many, but it’s […]

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Race Entry Refunds – Update!

Following feedback from members we have spoken to the Point to Point Racing company about refunds for abandoned meetings. It has been a very busy period with the weather causing unprecedented levels of disruption and challenges for everyone involved. The Point to Point Racing Company have begun processing refunds for entries at abandoned meetings, however […]

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