MATCH REPORT: Last heat decider as Aces lose out in thriller

For the second consecutive weekend, the Exeter Aces were narrowly defeated in a thrilling SSW league encounter at Cofton Road. Despite an inspired challenge, against strong opponents, the Aces lost by a single point and it was a penultimate race exclusion for Exeter’s Aaron Herbert which brought the event to a controversial climax. Despite an untimely Zac Payne fall in […]

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MATCH REPORT: Hammers register home win against Swindon

Last Sunday, Horspath welcomed local rivals Swindon Robins to the Village Recreation Ground. Unfortunately for Swindon, top rider Steve Harris was racing in Poland, and with Shaun Rudman unavailable and Jim Bailey currently sidelined, the Robins could only track five riders against the Hammers, who were only missing Dave Liebermann with the back injury picked up at Poole last weekend. […]

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2017 CLUB CHAMPIONSHIPS: Official results for the 2017 British Club Championships

The official results have been sent to us from British Cycling for the 2017 British Club Championships, which were held in the South West and Wales region last month. All clubs have been asked to submit feedback to British Cycling for their views on the overall competition, including whether or not it should continue to run on one weekend. 2017 […]

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MATCH REPORT: Nowacki back as Horspath put hammer down

On a bright but breezy afternoon, Exeter Aces were the latest team to take on the significantly strengthened Horspath Hammers squad around the tight technical track. From the off the new look Hammers raced in to an early lead with race wins from Jake Neighbour, the returning from exile David Liebermann and ever improving youngster Jack Ellis. Aaron Herbert was […]

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CLUB NEWS: Hawks struggle at Horspath in British Club Championships

Hethersett Hawks/Myhill Decorators had a tough time in the semi-final of the British Open Club Championship at Horspath (Oxfordshire). In their opening rides the four Hawks amassed only five points, but after that they rallied and in the end gave a good account of themselves, despite having the worst of an unbalanced race formula. Star of the team was Harley […]

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2017 CLUB CHAMPIONSHIPS: Newport claim open title | Poole Club Champions

Newport are the new British Open Club champions, after a cool performance in Horspath, Oxfordshire, saw them pull away, as their closest rivals made costly errors. Poole scooped the overall Club Championship trophy, with victories in U16 boys and U16 girls categories along the way. Newport, Great Blakenham, Ipswich, Birmingham, Poole and East Park came through their semi finals unscathed to […]

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PREVIEW: 2017 Club Championships and Little League

This Whitsun Bank Holiday weekend welcomes the 2017 Cycle Speedway Club Championships – a feast of racing across the South West and Wales region at Newport, Poole and Horspath. The CS Little League kicks this off on Saturday morning at 10am in Newport, with the first Little League U10 Club Championships, after a centralised youth policy was trickled down to all […]

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MATCH REPORT: Supertrax Battle of Britain huge success at Horspath

A well prepared circuit, excellent catering facilities in addition to an informative match day magazine and the scene was set for the eagerly awaited event. Two evenly balanced teams contested the elite junior class, with neither side gaining a maximum heat advantage prior to the interval stage, which saw the host region holding a slender two point margin. However with the visitors unbeaten “trump […]

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MATCH REPORT: Excellent racing at Horspath as Newport edge it

The second round of the South West and Wales Spring Cup produced some great racing on a perfect sunny spring day. Newport ran out very narrow winners with 93.5 points to Horspaths 92 and Poole on 82.5. Many youngsters were on show, along with the more experienced heads, which resulted in some cracking racing and plenty of racing incidents. A race between Newport’s Chris […]

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MATCH REPORT: Newport victorious in Spring Cup Round 1

Newport cycle speedway team were victorious in round 1 of the regional spring cup beating Horspath and Poole. Scores: Newport 95pts Ben Mould 22+2, Dan Bock 15+1, Adam Bennett 10+2, Mark Carmichael 20, Chris Davies 12, Sean Bennett 11, Callum Goward 3+1, Dan Wright 2+1. Horspath 86pts Zac Payne 21+1, Alice Neighbour 9, Jake Neighbour 16+2, Will Jeffrey 16+2, Jack […]

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MATCH REPORT: Hethersett Hawks entertain Horspath in season opener

Hethersett Hawks/Myhill Decorators kicked off their 2017 season at the memorial Playing Field with an entertaining inter-regional challenge against Horspath. The visitors called up their former Elite League rider Lewis Osborne, now with Great Blakenham, to make up their side and the former British No.2 was unbeaten. Also in the side was 2015 British Champion Zac Payne, so it promised to […]

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TRANSFER NEWS: Neighbours switch to Hammers, while Osbornes head home

Horspath Hammers have signed Swindon’s sibling duo, Jake and Alice Neighbour for the 2017 season, while Lewis and Chris Osborne head back to their hometown club, Great Blakenham. Welcoming the Neighbours to Horspath, team Manager, Zac Payne said: “Jake has been in exceptional form the last season, coming 2nd in Europe in the junior category and riding every week for […]

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NOTICE: Exeter Aces v Horspath Hammers – Match cancelled

Saturday’s re-scheduled SSW league fixture between Exeter Aces and Horspath Hammers has been cancelled. Unfortunately, Horspath are unable to raise a team for this fixture and, this week, the Oxford club regretfully informed Exeter of their unavailability to travel to Devon on Saturday afternoon. This is a disappointment for the Devon club, who enjoyed a visit to Horspath earlier this […]

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