|The 'Local' Race - The Kiplingcotes
The 492nd Race, 17th March 2011
|This year's race took place on a fine but overcast day with the sun bursting forth shortly before the leading horses approached the finishing post. An exceptionally large number of spectators gathered to witness the twelve hopeful jockeys being weighed in prior to the start of the event.
This year all the entrants finished the race without incident, and the winner this year was Charlie ridden by Sally Ireland. In second place was Blue ridden by Emma Herbert-Davies, and the winner of the race for the previous three years, John Thirsk, came in third riding Master Bob.
The event attrtacted a lot of media attention from regional and national TV, local radio and press. The winner received her well deserved trophy from Julia Bradbury, presenter of BBC Country File.
|Sally Ireland with the Winner's Trophy|
|Charlie with Sally Ireland before the race.|
|Gathering before the Race|
|Runners and Riders for the 492nd Race|
|11||Jubilee Queen||Gaynor Nicholson|
|12||Master Robert||Peter Nicholson|
Full Results for 2011
And so to the next race - 15th March 2012
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Last revision : 20 March, 2011