I HAVE discussed the certain state of Welsh horse racing on this column on a large number of events and the successes stay on coming.
Robert Stephens, who trains at Penhow, had one of the vital largest wins of his profession remaining Sunday when The Caller made the lengthy shuttle to Sedgefield profitable through profitable the £30,000 Durham Nationwide Handicap Chase.
The eight-year-old gelding is owned through Colleen Ford-Ellis who, I believe it’s truthful to mention, had a memorable day, and the 280-mile shuttle house most probably went fairly briefly!
The similar day one of the vital easiest racehorses in Wales, Silver Streak, made an excellent seasonal re-appearance through profitable a £40,000 race at Kempton Park.
The six-year-old gray horse is skilled through Evan Williams within the Vale of Glamorgan and received remaining 12 months’s Welsh Champion Hurdle at Ffos Las. He ended the season completing 3rd within the Champion Hurdle on the Cheltenham Competition. He without a doubt has a large 12 months forward.
There’s lots extra certain information.
Welsh flat jockey David Probert remaining week rode his 100th winner of the 12 months and younger leap jockey Ben Jones from Pembrokeshire rode the primary treble of his profession at Hereford. Two of the ones victories had been for native teacher Grace Harris – Looking and Box Exhibition.
Ben additionally received aboard King Alfonso at Ffos Las on Saturday the place Pembrokeshire teacher Rebecca Curtis had a double with Particular Princess and Joueur Bresilien
A mythical horse from Carmarthenshire used to be remembered on the similar assembly.
Norton’s Coin, skilled through his farmer/proprietor Sirrell Griffiths to win the 1990 Cheltenham Gold Cup at odds of 100-1, had a race named in his reminiscence.
The pony used to be skilled round 20 miles from Ffos Las and Sirrell used to be in attendance on Saturday together with Graham McCourt, the jockey within the saddle at the special day. It’s essential to keep in mind those nice horses and the race can be run once a year.
Our subsequent assembly at Chepstow is on Tuesday, 29th October. There are seven races from 1.20pm and admission is £16 prematurely.
For the Christmas Birthday celebration Race Day on Saturday, seventh December, we’ve got booked The Wurzels to play reside after racing. It’ll be a a laugh day to come back and let your hair down!
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