It’s been an eventful few months since my last blog post and a lot has happened since I finished my assignment as the Bidpoint man in June. I had the rest of the summer off but the free time wasn’t wasted as I managed to get to grips with the garden. I also had a gin or two, did some […]Read More New season, new team and probably the best view from an office, ever!
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!
We had a good feeling as we headed down the Fosse Way to Cocklebarrow Farm on Sunday (25th January), in fact such was the good mood that we were even singing along to Steve Wright’s Sunday Love Songs (we like Wrighty but we don’t usually do love songs!). Anticipation was high that we would witness some […]Read More Point-to-point horse racing with a difference as the Heythrop provide something for everyone on a superb day in the Cotswolds
It’s good to be back! New season, new ideas, new hats, new mementoes for owners and riders, oh, and some new stickers for owners! Gold for winning (10 points), silver for 2nd (6 points) and bronze for third (4 points). Championship points are earned in any race at an AGA All Comers Championship meeting – […]Read More New AGA championship for owners is off to a flying start at sunny Cottenham where Mrs Rucker is ‘Still In Total Control’