New trophies at Dartmoor ponyr races

PUBLISHED: 14:04 17 April 2012

Pony racers at Great Trethew after their prizegiving

Pony racers at Great Trethew after their prizegiving

Archant

Theres a good entry for the Dartmoor pony races on Saturday - nine in the 138 race and a full house of 10 for the 148s.

The first race is off at 1pm and the ponies race in the opposite direction to the finish so there is good viewing of the closing stages. The venue always provides close finishes and attracts a large crowd of spectators. As well as a host of trophies for the first three home - for the first time there will be perpetual trophies for the first Dartmoor qualified ponies home in each race, presented by the hunt committee, one of which is the historic ‘Over The Walls’ Trophy.

138 runners: Balfour Skipper, Bejowans Bouquet, Brimclose Toffee Brulee, Bronze Lawrance, Cyfartha Moriah, Diptford Melika, Ninfield Millionaires Delight, Rosslayne Enchante, Talponciau Perfect Print.

148 entries: Annie IV, Dandy Heights, Diptford Arabella, Lisa Says, Miss Mopsy, Petite Pois, Plym Steps, She’s so Cool, The Dinky Dude, Vadlawalkover.

Comments have been disabled on this article.

Other Sport Stories

18:47

Weather plays an important part in the golfer’s life and this week was no exception, writes John Pawley.

Read more
Yesterday, 12:48

Honiton ladies were thwarted on Wednesday in their attempts to play the Lady Captains Prize Stableford, writes John Pawley.

Read more
Yesterday, 12:47

Ottery St Mary Under-13s served up a superb all-round performance to confidently see off Exeter to reach the semi-finals of the County Sports East Devon Youth League KO Cup where they will no meet Budleigh Salterton.

Read more
Thu, 19:05

Harry Tincknell and his Ford Chip Ganassi Racing team finished fifth in the latest round of the FIA World Endurance Championship at the Nurburgring, Germany.

Read more
Thu, 19:01

Lyme Regis Lady Captain’s Day was a colourful occasion as teams of ‘tropically dressed’ ladies were out in force, writes Richard Jackman.

Read more
Thu, 17:34

Ottery St Mary ladies have begun pre-season training ahead of a new season of Westward Developments Devon League action.

Read more
Thu, 12:36

Axe Cliff senior section contested their July Medal competition last Friday and there was a most unusual occurrence, writes Pete Motson.

Read more
Thu, 12:33

Ottery St Mary are well into their pre-season work and have their second warm-up game this weekend with a Saturday (July 22) visit to Yeovil-based Kingsbury.

Read more
Thu, 10:39

Axe Cliff ladies were in action in an away league match at Wrangaton, writes Pete Motson.

Read more
Thu, 09:50

Ottery men gained revenge for an early season drubbing when they overcame Feniton 43-17 in the Over-60s League, writes Michael Smith.

Read more

Local Weather

Partly Cloudy

Partly Cloudy

max temp: 16°C

min temp: 10°C

Most Read Sport

Useful Links

Family notices
Advertise in the paper
Submit a Story
Submit a Story
Buy Photos
Competitions
iwitness24
Facebook
Twitter
Google Plus Page
Reader Travel

Family Notices 24

Read Online

Image
Read the Midweek Herald e-edition E-edition

Newsletter Sign Up

Sign up to receive our regular email newsletter

Local business directory

Honiton's trusted business finder

HOT JOBS

Show Job Lists


Find planning applications