There were even two former pupils in attendance WHAT: The Rotary Northern Games
, organised by Rotary clubs from across the North of England for people with disabilities was held at Eston Leisure Centre.
companies like Sumo in Sheffield are working with us.
There is good quality in the Irish League and I wouldn't be doing my job if I wasn't taking in northern games
at this time of year," he said.
All the other northern games
involve college teams with Fermanagh, Derry and Antrim confident of wins in their final round robin ties.
He brought Northern Games
wide from an outside draw soon after a furlong, nearly bringing Peruvian Style down.
(25-1) overcame a slow start to finish fast and collar Nemo Fugat close home in the six-furlong event, with Kings College Boy third, a short head in front of Tancred Times.
Benson in business and commerce; University of Victoria legal scholar John Borrows in law and justice; Regina-based, engineer and entrepreneur Gary Bosgoed in science and technology; Saskatoon engineering student, athlete, actor and community volunteer Matthew Dunn in the youth category; Inuit Edward Lennie, the creator of the Northern Games
, in heritage and spirituality; University of Lethbridge and Harvard lecturer Leroy Little Bear in education; B.
Two hundred competitors from all over the North-east have taken part in the 12th annual Northern Games
for People with Disabilities on Teesside.
Locombe Hill, whom trainer Noel Wilson acquired out of David Nicholls' yard, was given a positive ride by apprentice Danny Tudhope in the Allroad Challenge Handicap and the tough gelding kept up the gallop to withstand the challenge of Northern Games
Neil Callan is also closing in on the century, and made it 96 for the season with an easy win on the Kevin Ryan-trained Northern Games
in the six-furlong handicap.
remains in good form, just like his stable, since putting up an amazing performance to score over six furlongs here in July.
The race was won in spectacular fashion by Northern Games
who reared up as the stalls opened but came from last to first to finish with a flourish.