AIRWAVES Racing heads North in upbeat form as Round 4 of the Dunlop MSA British Touring Car Championship arrives at Cheshire’s picturesque Oulton Park circuit this coming weekend (8/9 June).
THE sun shone brightly at Warwick’s Bank Holiday race meeting - and in particular on jockey Andrea Atzeni, who notched up a treble from his four rides.
Warwick Racecourse hosts its Festival Fever race meeting thus Friday February 22 with the chance to join a panel of leading horse racing experts for brunch before the action starts.
ARTIST Mark Skirving is perhaps best-known as a member of Brummie band King Pleasure and the Biscuit Boys.
Over 800 guests attended the star-studded evening at NEC’s Hilton Metropole Hotel which included a raffle to win a Mini, sponsored by Sytners, and an auction with prizes including Olympic tickets, a Gibson guitar signed by Coldplay, Dubai World Cup tickets plus accommodation and two rare signed England shirts.
AN attempt at cheating by a jockey at Warwick races last week cost him dearly.
THE ever popular Solihull CC Veterans Race took place at Bearley, near Henley, on Sunday June 5 and the club managed to field 14 riders in the three races.
EVERGREEN veteran David ‘Rusty’ Rutherford stormed to victory for Solihull Cycling Club in the Stourbridge CC Vets race over 40 miles last weekend.
POP along to the Allsorts Art Fair at Solihull Arts Complex next month and enjoy a wide range of arts and crafts, jewellery, wood turning, textiles and card making.
A LIFELONG racing fan, Frank Cooke enjoyed a flutter on the horses.
FORMER bookie Kenny Allen hopes to sell his prized signed photo of Lester Piggott and Red Rum to raise money for a local charity.
The third and final meeting of the early season Paramount Series in Shrewsbury was dominated by the red, white and blue colours of Solihull CC.
CHAMPION jockey Tony McCoy scored an improbable win at Warwick in the 2m handicap chase on Folie A Deux - writes Peter Kennedy.
ALLSORTS Art Fair will be taking place at Solihull Arts Complex tomorrow (Saturday).
ACADEMIES may not be a universal panacea for poor performance but the opposition from two councillors (Letters July 30) seems based on selective memory rather than rational argument.
CHAMPION Solihull cyclist David Rutherford was lucky to escape serious injury after loose horses created carnage with riders taking part at the British Masters Road Race Championships in rural Essex last Sunday.
A BUMPER crowd of Bank Holiday racegoers turned up for the first flat meeting of the season at Warwick on Monday and were rewarded with some exciting action on the track.
ONE of the highlights of the Solihull calendar is just around the corner - the Shirley Donkey Derby.
THE country is going to the dogs and I can see their tails wagging.
LEADING jumps trainer Nigel Twiston-Davies saddled three of the seven runners in the richest race of the day at Warwick last Friday, the £12,000 TurfTV Handicap Chase, and so could reasonably expect at least a measure of success.