It was the end of an era for me last Friday at Stratford Racecourse and I enjoyed every minute of a long but happy day. The day started with the PPORA awards lunch and the Paddock Pavilion was bursting at the seams as 320 people gathered to listen to guest speaker, Nicky Henderson. He was followed by Luke Harvey – who hosted what […]Read More Farewell to the AGA final, it was fun while it lasted!
My latest blog post takes a look at the new AGA Point-to-Point competition which will run throughout the season, with a special mention for the AGA Jokers! There’s also a look back at the Point-to-Point Authority Press and Media day, which took place on Thursday, 29th October at Stratford Racecourse. As ever, the story is brought to life with lots of photos. Enjoy!Read More Lots of fun to be had with the AGA Jokers – for boys and girls!
Is it really five years? That was the question I asked myself in the build-up to this, our fifth AGA final, and the fourth one where I have been organiser and front man. There will, of course, be lots of other questions to ask during the coming weeks, along with some detailed analysis. However, one […]Read More Pride and relief as the curtain comes down on another exciting season
The penultimate AGA Ladies open of the season had attracted a mouth watering entry of 22, and the Pointing Plus (Racing Plus) had given it front page billing with the headline ‘Clash of the Titans’. That ‘clash’ didn’t materialise as only 3 went to post, but we still had an intriguing and exciting race, and […]Read More Oaksi shows his class at Chaddesley Corbett as he is given a text book ride from Jane Williams
12 months ago we made a memorable trip to Ireland for an International Point-to-Point challenge, as we prepare to head out there again at the end of next week, I thought it would be a good idea to remind everyone just how good last years trip was. Here’s the blog post that I published in […]Read More Team Ireland v Team GB – a look back at the 2013 Tattersalls International Point-to-Point Challenge
There were a lot of fixtures to choose from during the Easter period, and with AGA championship points at stake, as well as qualification for the AGA final, choosing well was essential. Sandon was a very good choice!Read More Cottage Oak qualifies for the AGA final with an easy win at Sandon
The date: Friday 2nd August ♦ The venue: The Hart residence (thank you Helen & Chris) ♦ The location: Chipping Campden ♦ The participants: Seven top class lady riders ♦ The Organisers: The AGA man, Mrs S and an AGA Champion ♦ The tools: one AGA iTotal Control cooker in British Racing Green and various cameras, courtesy of Mrs Oliver and her assistant (Dave). The result: A fabulous AGA Dinner Party! Mrs […]Read More AGA lady riders are ‘In Total Control’ at their end of season dinner party