On the 21st of May 2011 Wolverhampton Racecourse held their first BSJA Show Jumping fixture with over £9,900 prize fund. There was over 165 horse’s on site and over 220 entries.
The riders that jumped at the event were all pleased with the ground, Tim Stockdale said “Full Marks to the organisers, the ground was first class, I would not have bought my top horses if it was anything less”. This event was just the first in a series of BSJA competitions at Wolverhampton Racecourse, for further information visit www.wolverhampton-racecourse.co.uk
David Roberts The Managing Director of Wolverhampton Racecourse LTD has said “It’s been a long held ambition for Wolverhampton Racecourse to host other equine events and we are delighted with the success of our first British Show Jumping competition. In particular the quantity and quality of the entries we received, and also the enthusiasm in which the event was received. We are looking forward to continuing this summer with the events planned and in the future to expand our facilities further”
John Whitaker winner of the 1.40m open
Joe Whitaker winner of the Spiller 1.20m open
Louise Whitaker winner of the Claydon Horse exerciser accumulator
Robert Whitaker clearing the joken in the Claydon Horse exerciser accumulator
The Arena at Wolverhampton Racecourse
It was also commented that we had "the springy turf offered near-perfect going".
The next show will be on the 5th of June at Wolverhampton Racecourse. For further information please visit www.wolverhampton-racecourse.co.uk