Six races on point-to-point card

By The Post  
Friday 12th November 2021 7:00 pm
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POINT-TO-POINT horse racing will take place in the Devon & Cornwall Area on Sunday when the Dunsmore Club host their meeting at Dunsmore, Silverton.

With the weather set fair, this promises to provide a fabulous day out for all the family, with six races on offer commencing at 12 noon.

The feature race of the day will be the The INEOS Grenadier mixed open race, which has attracted highly-rated horses from around the country, being a Cheltenham Foxhunter qualifier.

These include Thumb Stone Blues for last season’s Point-to-point National-winning jockey James King, and Chameron, who is equally rated for trainer Sam Loxton, with the booking of jockey Ben Sutton to ride.

Southfield Theatre is another who could go well for trainer Sara Bradstock.

The day starts with The Goffs UK maiden race for four, five and six-year-old where the Tom Malone-trained Captain Westie could start his maiden career with Will Biddick booked to ride.

It is followed by two levels of condition races in which local trainer Robert Chanin could score with The Roestone.

Bridge Of Spies should go well if defying top weight for the George Beilby team.

Both conditions races will be hard for the bookies to choose a favourite.

The restricted race looks another exciting race, with Clever des Assence having won his maiden race at Cothelstone last season, and has the booking of Laura’s sister Natalie Parker booked to ride.

The final race of the day is for maiden horses of seven years and over sponsored by A&S Paving & Building Supplies, in which Truckers Pass for the Tom Malone/Will Biddick combination sets the standard.

On-course facilities include hot and cold food and refreshments, bar, bookies and trade stands.

Live streaming will again take place headed by Cornelious Lysaght. This can be accessed via Live Streaming and costs are £12 per view (plus a small Eventbrite admin fee) for the full action-packed day of horse racing in Devon and Cornwall and can be seen on your Iphone or computer with the link: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk"; TARGET="_blank">https://www.eventbrite.co.uk

A special offer for 40 tickets to view all the broadcasts throughout the season at a discounted total cost of £75 is being promoted at the beginning of the season from https://pointingdc.eventbrite.com"; TARGET="_blank">https://pointingdc.eventbrite.com and this offer is expected to be taken up quickly.

Off course betting is available via Dave Phillips directly on 07810-775119.

Entrance to the course is £15 Card or cash on the gate, per person which includes a free racecard, with under-16s free.

The course is located at Dunsmore, Silverton EX5 4DU. Check out the website pointingdc.co.uk for up-to date information.

by Donna Harris

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