Pointing in the spotlight – nominations for 5 recent P2P Graduates in this year’s Lesters!
No less than 5 recent P2P Graduates have made the frame for this year’s prestigious Lesters!
Topping the list is 2017 Wilkinson Sword Winner James Bowen (who rode 30 winners in just one season “Between The Flags”. James is nominated for:
Conditional Jockey of the Year – where his fellow nominees include:
Ciaran Gethings (11 P2P wins)
Sean Houlihan (24 P2P wins)
At The Races Jump Ride of the Year – for his ride on Raz De Maree at Chepstow, January 6 – all his fellow nominees started out in P2P, they are :
Lucy Gardner (56 P2P wins)
Lizzie Kelly (22 P2P wins)
Sam Twiston-Davies – who last rode in Points in 2010 and notched up 7 P2P wins before moving to pro-ranks
There’s also a nomination for Bridget Andrews (57 P2P wins) in the Lady Jockey of the Year category
Winners will be announced on December 22nd, and we’re watching with bated breath and fingers crossed! Read more about the Lester Nominations by clicking here
Once again this season we’ll be celebrating the achievements of a Pointing’s alumni with our 2019 PPORA Point to Point Graduate Award