MATCH REPORT: Welsh Riders’ Championships

Report by Colin Simmons

33 riders contested the annual Welsh Riders’ Championships at Newport’s Sports Village on a lovely autumnal day.

The track was in superb condition after 2 previous days downpours which meant lots of good fast racing in all of the 5 age groups on show.

Top 3’s were as follows.

Under 10’s.

1st Lilly Parr (Kesgrave)
2nd Mitchell Baker (Ipswich)
3rd Maisie Baker (Ipswich)

Under 13’s

1st Charlie Parr (Kesgrave)
2nd Detlan Baker (Ipswich)
3rd Callum Hiscox (Newport)

Under 16’s

1st Dan Wright (East Newport)
2nd Sam Marsh (Newport)
3rd Charlie Parr (Kesgrave)


1st Dave Murphy (Exeter)
2nd Colin Simmons (Newport)
3rd Stuart Marsh (Newport)


1st Dan Wright (East Newport)
2nd Fraser Garnett (Poole)
3rd Dave Murphy (Exeter)

So a successful days racing over 45 heats with 33 Welsh riders showing that Wales has a lot of future potential.