Ten Shetland Ponies Go Forward For This Sunday's Race

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14 June 2018

During our Father's Day Family Fun Raceday on Sunday 17th June 2018, we'll be welcoming ten Shetland Ponies from up and down the Country to battle it our for the top spot. Due off at 13:20, the Shetland Pony Race gets the whole family cheering and is a spectacle not to be missed. 

The Shetland Pony Race here back in March was won by Solar of Auckhorn who will be back this Sunday to try and fend off his rivals once again!

Check out the runners and riders below...

4 Furlong Race

1. Solar of Auckhorn

Jockey : Erin Ragg 

Silks : Green Body , yellow sleeves - Green Cap yellow stars

Owner: The Woollen Family 

Trained : John Lamb (JPL Racing - Essex) 

Form :111F111

A winning pony over this course and distance this year, new jockey aboard but expected to run well again.

2. Orkneys Little Joe

Jockey : Isabella Evers

Silks : Blue body white hoops , blue & white hooped sleeves , red cap

Owner: The Barlow Family

Trainer: John Lamb (JPL Racing - Essex) 

Form : 1

A winner over this trip at Southwell, up in grade but won with a bit in hand, a good young jockey takes over today so should be in the frame

3. Knix Octavia

Jockey : Holly Tucker

Silks : Dark Green body yellow star

Owner: The Mitchell Family

Trainer: John Lamb (JPL Racing- Essex) 

Form :31212

A real trail blazer , was just beaten by Orkneys Little Joe last time out but ran well for a long way and this surface is expected to suit , an experienced jockey keeps the ride today 

4. Sir James of Berry

Jockey : Maya McNelis

Silks : Baby pink body , pale blue star, pale blue sleeves – blue and pink hooped cap.

Owner: The Overy-King Family 

Trainer: Nikki McNelis (JPL Racing) 

Form : 02114

A top company combination who have really started to shine this year, 4th over C&D last time and reportedly working very well at home

5. Ceann Royal Celebration

Jockey : Ruby Robinson

Silks : Blue body green sleeves , blue cap

Owner: Lorna Stewart

Trainer: John Lamb (JPL Racing- Essex)

Form :412134

A super pony who is always consistent, young jockey already had a win on her this year so expected to be up with the pace.

6. Cochno Nero 

Jockey : Olivia Bird

Silks : Orange body , black V , black and orange hooped sleeves – orange and black hooped cap

Owner: Margaret & VJ Bhonsley

Trainer: Nicki Mardsen (JPL Racing) 

Form :35634

Up in grade but this out and out stayer will be finishing well especially if there is a collapse in pace up front , jockeys first season but has been going well

7. Knix Nadine

Jockey : Emily Timms

Silks : Blue body , yellow V , blue cap yellow hoops

Owner: The Stephens Family

Trainer: Nicki Mardsen (JPL Racing)

Form :21212

Very well-bred pony who has been in fine form, very experienced jockey aboard and expected to finish on the podium

8. Hello Jimmy

Jockey : Millie Hobden

Silks : Dark Green with a pink cross of Loraine , Dark green cap pink spots

Owner: Nicki Marsden

Trainer: Nicki Mardsen (JPL Racing)

Form : 1411

very lightly raced pony who has only been beaten on the flat once, jockey steps off of Solar of Auckhorn to take this ride so expected to go off Fav

9. Lille Rosendale Edgar

Jockey : Jack Summerly

Silks : Lime green body , silver seems , green and silver hooped cap

Owner: D.Thompson

Trainer: Nicki Mardsen (JPL Racing) 

Form :12343

A young pony who ran well on his penultimate start finishing 3rd in top company on the flat, and was a winner over jumps last time out the same jockey remains aboard so they have to be taken seriously

10. Cochno Marcus 

Jockey : Cecily Ellis

Silks : Black Body , red epilates white arms red cap 

Owner: Nicki Marsden 

Trainer: Nicki Mardsen (JPL Racing) 

Form :21432

Very rarely runs a bad race, good young jockey riding today but ponies first run on the flat for a while

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