RAMBLE On, ridden by Byron Moorcroft, took victory in the Men’s Open race, in the last renewal of the Seavington point-to-point at the popular Littlewindsor course.

There were 49 horses that took part in the seven scheduled races, there was an impressive debut by the Christopher Barber owned and trained The Greater Good in the young Maiden race.

It also saw a competitive Restricted Race fought out by three local horses and won by the Rose Loxton trained Earth Leader.

Ramble On, trained in Wales by Luke Price, was a game winner of the Men’s Open race from his principal market rival Imogens Thunder, ridden by Will Biddick.

Always prominent the winner, ridden by Moorcroft, kept finding more when chased by Imogens Thunder and had three and a half lengths at the line.

Claire Hardwick travelled Kazuri Kate from her Moreton-in-Marsh base to earn a hard fought victory in the Ladies’ Open race over One Big Love, ridden by Lucy Mager.

Always in front, Kazuri Kate held off the challenge from One Big Love but there was only half a length between them at the winning post.

There was a winner for owner Gail Dare and trainer Chloe Newman when their mare Minim Mouse made all under Josh Newman to win the Hunt race.

Bred by Michael and Gail she readily beat her rival Niteinshinarmour by 10 lengths and Chloe hopes that this will now give the mare some confidence for the rest of the season.

The Greater Good created a striking impression when easily winning the young Maiden race for Christopher Barber and rider Martin McIntyre by 25 lengths from nearest rival Snakelake Hill ridden by Harriet Tucker.

The competitive Open Maiden for which a field of 15 went to post looked like it was going to be won by outsider Ichifoot ridden by Merv Woodward but he was caught by Could Be Better ridden by Darren Andrews who drew away to win.

The Restricted race was another very competitive race which George Hiscock riding the Jade Barber-trained Oscar Mor looked like the winner approaching the second last but Matt Hampton had other ideas.

Riding the Roger Penny owned/Rose Loxton-trained Earth Leader he timed his challenge to perfection and recorded a two-length victory.

The final race, the Novice Riders, produced the closest finish of the day with only a head separating Chosen Lucky and Chill Factor.

Lauren Reed looked to have taken a winning advantage aboard the Rachael Honeyball-trained Chill Factor but Liam Harrison galvanised his mount Chosen Lucky to just prevail near the winning post.


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