Newmarket trainer George Margarson was delighted when his Protected Guest took the £24,000 feature race at Great Yarmouth’s family fun day – but the honours belonged to Jamie Spencer, who rode a treble.
Genial John Berry was full of praise for Bath and Great Yarmouth racecourses yesterday after his filly Hope Is High landed the Bath Staying Final worth £20,000 on the final day of the Eastern Festival.
Hemsby had their longest away trip on Saturday as they travelled to face Redgate Rangers and once again had major changes with Russell Marriott, Ryan Hopper, Kristian Sutton and Mauro Cardoso all missing from last week.
In Acle Reserves’ home fixture it was Easton who had taken the lead within the first minute – but on Saturday it was Acle who found the net almost immediately. Unfortunately though, the referee failed to play an advantage and Carpenter’s well-taken debut goal was taken away from him.