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Matt Walsh scores for Darlington Mowden Park against Wharfedale last Saturday – Picture: CHRIS BOOTH

Mowden Park make it ten wins in a row

Jockeys, friends and family with Denys Smith at Sedgefield

Smith enjoys special day at Sedgefield

Smad Place, ridden by Richard Johnson, leads Many Clouds and Leighton Aspell over the last fence before going on to win the BetBright Trial Chase at Cheltenham last Saturday

Smad Place to take Cheltenham Gold Cup chance after Betbright Chase victory

Guisborough's Gary Wood gets over a great cross in a typically whole-hearted display which earned him man of the match against West Allotment last Saturday – Picture: YVONNE BARKER

Priorymen dig deep at West Allotment to strengthen title challenge

Hannah Richardson in action in the Eric Ridley Memorial Trophy Trial

Thwaite on top form to take green course win at Hurst

Local rally ace Charlie Payne, who will be looking to add to his Riponian Rally victories on next month’s event – Picture: MARCUS ANDREWS

Entries flood in for Riponian Rally

Warren Seals, seen here scoring on his Mowden Park debut against Richmond in November, landed five of seven conversions in the 45-29 win over Ampthill last Saturday

Mowden Park juggernaut rolls on with thrilling win over Ampthill

Barters Hill, seen here on his way to winning the Challow Hurdle at Newbury in December, is set to line up in the Albert Bartlett Novices' Hurdle at Doncaster tomorrow before heading for the Cheltenham Festival

Swinbank chalks up 750th winner with Southwell success

Larry Carter, Nathan Stones, Ian Hutchinson and Barry Watson at Richmond Motor Club's speakers night

Barnfather returns from injury to win intermediate class at Aislaby Quarry

Guisborough's Curtis Round mounts another attack against Jarrow Roofing – Picture: YVONNE BARKER

Guisborough come out on top in seven-goal thriller

Paul and Jessica Swift on their way to a podium finish on the Jack Frost Stages Rally – Picture: JAMES WARD/CHICANE MEDIA.CO.UK

Swift roars to podium place on Jack Frost Stages Rally

Mowden Park captain Gareth Nesbit, seen here in the match against Rosslyn Park at the Northern Echo Arena earlier this month, hopes to be fit to play against Ampthill tomorrow – Picture: CHRIS BOOTH

Mowden Park hope to have Nesbit available for tough Ampthill test

CHANCE: Steve Charlton, who is taking part in Macmillans race day at York

Former jockey returns to the saddle for charity race

Action from Northallerton v Rotherham Phoenix

Rugby: Northallerton too strong for struggling Phoenix

Dougie Costello, pictured winning at York last October on the Karl Burke-trained You're Fired, teamed up with the Middleham handler for a win at Lingfield on Yeeoow last Friday

Karl Burke looks forward to big year after flying start

Jack Darrell, youth winner at Pickering DMC's easy trial at Newton-on Rawcliffe – Picture: JOHN WATSON

Sadler stays clean to edge out Hick in Butsfield Quarry trial

Loftus see cup hopes dashed at York

The Darlington B Premier League squad of S Blewitt, B Cooper and A Stephenson

Indoor Bowls: Darlington B go clear at the top

Paul Swift and Jessica Swift in their Ford Escort at the Autogas 2000 Jack Frost Stages Rally in association with Cartersport at Croft Circuit.

Thrills and chills at Jack Frost Stages Rally at Croft Circuit near Darlington

Bedale driver Joe Cunningham is expected to go well in his 1400cc Coach2.com-backed Vauxhall Corsa at Croft this weekend – Picture: Lucy Owen-Moczadlo

Local crews ready for battle in Jack Frost Stages Rally

Paddy Brennan celebrates winning the William Hill King George VI Chase on Cue Card at Kempton on Boxing Day

Brennan sings Cue Card praises ahead of Cheltenham Gold Cup bid

Pete Sharp on his way to victory in the intermediate class at the Scarborough and District MC trial at Harwood Dale – Picture: JOHN WATSON

Peace revels in tough conditions to win Harwood Dale trial

The Mark Johnston-trained Lumiere, seen here winning the Cheveley Park Stakes at Newmarket last September, is a leading contender for this year's Qipco 1000 Guineas

Moore starts last year as trainer with Catterick winner

Darlington driver Paul Swift, seen here in action at the recent Swift Signs Christmas Stages Rally, will be hoping for another good result at Croft – Picture: TONY TODD

Star names lined up for Jack Frost Stages Rally at Croft

Pippa Allen and Hope Springs on their way to victory at the Liverpool International Horse Show – Picture: LIVERPOOL INTERNATIONAL / PHOTOGRAPHER HERVE BONNARD

Allen sisters star in thrilling Liverpool International Horse Show jump-off

Robyn Alderson, of Askrigg, in action at the Ilkley trial at Dob Park last Sunday – Picture: BARRY ROBINSON

Kendra and Sadler shine in Hovingham Quarries trial

Chay Liddle, right, on the ball for Guisborough in their 3-2 win at Seaham Red Star last Saturday – Picture: YVONNE BARKER

Guisborough see off Red Star to consolidate third spot

Kevin Procter and Dave Bellerby on their way to winning Croft's Christmas Stages Rally – Picture: TONY TODD

Procter storms to seventh Christmas Stages victory at Croft

It has been a great year for Malton trainer Richard Fahey and jockey Tony Hamilton, seen here riding Gabrial to victory in the Betway Lincoln Heritage Handicap at Doncaster in March

Fahey equals record for most winners in a calendar year

Louise Alford in action in Scarborough and District Motor Club's Yuletide Trial – Picture: BARRY ROBINSON

Chilton has the edge in Guisborough's festive fancy dress trial

INVESTMENT:  Ann Duffield at the gallops at Sun Hill. Pic: Chris Booth

Ann Duffield splashes out as North Yorkshire stable goes from strength to strength

Kevin Procter and Dave Bellerby are aiming for another Christmas Stages victory at Croft on Sunday – Picture: PETE OWENS

Quality field lines up for Christmas Stages Rally

Cue Card, pictured clearing the last to win the Betfair Chase at Haydock last month under Paddy Brennan, is among a star-studded line-up for the King George at Kempton on Boxing Day

Stellar names ready for battle in Kempton's festive showpiece

Jack Peace, winner of two trials last weekend – Picture: BARRY ROBINSON

Peace hits top form to land double trials victory

Steve Snaith, right, in action           Picture: YVONNE BARKER

Guisborough denied three points by late Shildon penalty

It promises to be another hectic season at Croft in 2016 – Picture: TONY TODD

Croft gears up for exciting 2016 season

Coneygree, seen here jumping the last on his way to winning this year's Cheltenham Gold Cup under jockey Nico de Boinville, could miss the rest of this season through injury

Injury rules Coneygree out of Kempton showpiece

The young award-winners at Richmond Motor Club's annual youth awards ceremony at Richmond Cricket Club – Picture: ROS BROWN

Chilton comes out on top in battle for Embro Cup

David Tinn and Giles Dykes on their way to victory at Rockingham

Dykes and Cunningham impress at Rockingham

Peace and Co, seen here (left) on his way to winning the JCB Triumph Hurdle Trial at Cheltenham last January, returns to the venue tomorrow in the StanJames.com International Hurdle

Brooke savours Aintree success on Highland Lodge

Jack Peace in action in the Jacky Baxter Trial at Low North Park, Scarborough – Picture: JOHN WATSON

Peace blows away rivals to win at Low North Park

Paul Swift, who will be in action at both Croft rallies this winter – Picture: TONY TODD

Croft winter rallies prove more popular than ever

Simonsig, trained by Nicky Henderson, could be a big danger in the Betfair Tingle Creek Chase at Sandown tomorrow following the withdrawal of favourite Un De Sceaux

Identity Thief denies Top Notch in Fighting Fifth thriller

Robert Waite in action in the Castleside Trials Club trial at Lambshields, County Durham – Picture: BARRY ROBINSON

Collinson revels in tricky conditions to take win at Kilburn

Steve Snaith in action for Guisborough against Morpeth – Picture: YVONNE BARKER

Earl at the double as Priorymen put Morpeth to the sword

Ollie Mellors and Northallerton's Ian Windress on their way to victory on the Grizedale Stages Rally – Picture: TONY BOYES

Windress guides Mellors to dramatic Grizedale victory

Run Ructions Run, seen here, left, in a race at Leicester last year, won a beginners' chase at Wetherby on Wednesday

Run Ructions Run impresses in Wetherby beginners' chase

Richard Sadler on his way to victory at Dob Park – Picture: BARRY ROBINSON

Sadler rides to victory at Dob Park

Barnard Castle driver "Mad" Mark Watson, who cleaned up at Croft in the BTRDA rallycross finals – Picture: TONY TODD

Watson leaves rallycross rivals trailing in his wake at Croft

Sprinter Sacre, ridden by Nico de Boinville, clears the last to win the Shloer Chase at Cheltenham last Sunday

Sprinter Sacre victory thrills the Cheltenham crowds

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