Here are the results from the Essex and Suffolk Hunt meeting held at Higham. The official going was Good to Firm, Good in places.


Retraining of Racehorses & Jockey Club Veteran Horse Conditions (Level 2)

1st Thumb Stone Blues     James King 4/5 fav

2nd Mercers Court  Kate Gowing Evens

only two finished

Also: Gun Shy ( ur )

Time 6-03 Dists: 3 ½L     3 ran


Mixed Open

1st Southfield Theatre Lily Bradstock 2/5 Fav

Finished alone

Also: Ain Scairp 7/4 (pu), No Hassle Hoff 6/1 (pu)

Time 6-03 Dists: Finished alone     3 ran


PPORA Club Members Mixed Open ( Novice Riders )

1st Minella Beat  Will Featherstone 5/1

2nd Killiney Court Michaela Tallett 5/2  ( Finished 3rd Placed 2nd )

Also: Fifty Shades 2/7 Fav ( Finished 2nd disqualified lost weight cloth )

Time 6-03 Dists: n/a            3 ran


Conditions ( Level 3 )

1st Fox Valley  Gina Andrews 6/4

2nd Steeles Terrace  Sam Lee 4/6 Fav

3rd Lords Park Star  Jack Andrews 9/2

Also: The Brassmoulder 10/1 (4th ), Stingthebookies 10/1 (pu)

Time 6.03 Dists: ½ L, 1L            5 ran



1st Takoda  Tristram Durrell 7/2

2nd Atigun Pass  Jack Andrews 3/1

3rd Sense Of Adventure Alex Chadwick 3/1

Also: Kayfnightmare 2/1 Jt Fav (pu), My Little Cecil 6/1 (pu),

Straight Eight 2/1 Jt Fav ( ur), What’s The Problem 5/1 (pu)

Time 6-02 Dists: 20L, 4L      7 ran


Maiden Conditions

1st Ahead Of The Game   James King 3/1

2nd Mythical Prince  Tommie O’Brien   6/4

3rd No Gale  Sam Lee 4/5 Fav

Also: Conteur D’Histoire 8/1 (pu)

Time 6-08 Dists: 8L,  3½L         4 ran


Essex & Suffolk Hunt Members & Subscribers & Farmers

1st Laser Beam   Sam Lee   5/4 Fav

2nd Getting Closer Izzie Marshall Evens Fav

3rd Chapelier   Alex Chadwick  3/1

Also: Josh The Plod 3/1 (4th ), Phoeniciana 5/1 (5th), Volcanic Jack 12/1 (pu)

Time: 6-07  Dists:  2 ½ L, 3 ½ L

A double for James King, on his first visit to Higham and a first ever winner for 16yo Will Featherstone, another fine prospect from the East Anglia pony racing scene.