A sunny and frosty morning greeted the runners at the canal side start near the Railway Inn.
John won his first handicap finishing a clear winner ahead of Andy Webster. Steve Robinson recorded the fastest time of the day.
As this was the penultimate handicap race in this year’s Eric Smith trophy, Dominic needed a good finish to claw back some of Ursula’s 21 point lead. He managed to do this reducing the lead to 18 points, finishing 7th.
Dominic now needs a big turn out at the traditional Christmas ‘Ken Dixon’ Handicap at Timble to stand any chance of over turning this lead, but Ursula is undoubtedly the bookies favourite to take the title.
However, it should be noted that it is the best 10 results that count. And what’s that phrase; it’s not over till the…
See the latest 2013 Eric Smith Handicap Table here.
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