Gulliver – Benoit de la Sayette wins the first

Melton Hunt Club pony racing

News by Nico

Garthorpe opened the Melton Hunt Club fixture with 26 ponies divided between three races.

Prior to Pony Racing starting, the young jockeys were given an instructional course walk by the professional Jockey Coach Tim Reed.

148cm Novice Conditions Race
1st Gulliver – Benoit de la Sayette
2nd Good Luck Rosie – Georgie Clayton
3rd Highmead Reflection – Chloe East
4th Temma’s Diamonds Forever – Charlie Clarke.
8 Ran

138cm Open
1st Push the Button – Thomas Bradbourne
2nd – Warmwell Lizzie – Harvey Poole
3rd Gazza Cruiser – Poppy Scott
4th Helsington Vanetta – Jamie Spencer.
7 Ran

148cm Open
1st Miss Wonderful – Violet Barton
2nd Pick Pocket – Nia Kerslake
3rd Aries – Albi Tufnell
4th Madam Mimi – Henry Main.
9 Ran

The Midlands Area / Garthorpe host the Point-to-Point Pony Racing Championships on 3rd June. The Championships are generously sponsored by Treehouse Sporting Colours and Mangan & Webb – Saddlery.

Midlands Area Leading Pony Racing Rider Award (For Children living in the Midlands area)
Points after the Melton Hunt Club Point-to-Point, May 21st

Nia Kerslake – 10
Molly Turcan – 6
Violet Barton – 6
Millie Parrington – 2

Points are accumulated at fixtures within the Midlands. The prize will be awarded after the Pony Racing Championships, Garthorpe, June 3rd

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