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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CS ELITE LEAGUE PREVIEW: Drop everything and go to Ashmore Park on Sunday

This Sunday welcomes the concluding Round 10 of the British Cycling CS Elite League series. Come 4pm, will the champions be crowned or will it be heading for a play off? League leaders Horspath travel to Wolverhampton, where they face closest rivals, Wednesfield Aces at Ashmore Park. If you have no plans on Sunday, this is where you want to be heading, as an […]

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CS ELITE LEAGUE ROUND UP: Hammers win, Aces lose, one of three could still win the title

Reigning Elite League champions, Wednesfield Aces’ title hopes were dealt a significant blow this weekend, after losing out to bottom of the table Poole at Harbourside Park. The home side secured their second win of the season, after initially falling behind to the champions. Youngsters, Jay Briggs and Wil Bristowe, turned the tide against strong opposition to pull the scores back, […]

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MATCH REPORT: Hammers in driving seat ahead of final round

Horspath Hammers completed their home Elite League programme with a 112 -87 win over Coventry Sabres, who did not have Michal Sassek as expected, whilst Hammers tracked newly crowned Polish Champion Szymon Kowalczyk, who flew in from his previous days exploits in the Polish Championships at Torun. Hammers were dealt a blow prior to the match, when Mark Boaler arrived […]

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