Preparations for the new season commenced with pre season training on the 15th February and saw a healthy turnout of 13 junior and 13 senior riders take to the track. Unfortunately the following Sunday’s planned session was cancelled due to the previous days snow and subsequent rain making the track unsuitable for use. The following Tuesday evening sessions again saw good numbers in attendance.
The draw for the Northern League KO Cup scheduled to be held in Edinburgh on Sunday 17th July has been made and will see two semi finals as follows:
Semi Final 1 – Edinburgh v Sheffield v Fife
Semi Final 2 – Hull v Astley & Tyldesley v Bury
The top two side will qualify for the final. The junior draw will take place nearer the the final.
The fixtures for the Yorkshire League have been finalised and will see six round to be held (two each at Hull, Heckmondwike and Sheffield). Racing will be on a four a side basis and be held on Wednesday’s commencing at 7.30pm. See fixture list for dates. In addition there will be a Yorkshire League Individual final for all age categories at Heckmondwike on Saturday October 15th.
The club are to hold a Family Fun Day on the afternoon of Thursday June 2nd as part of the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee Celebrations (further details to follows).
Following the running of the Derek Hilton Memorial Trophy last year the event wiil be run this season on Saturday 24th September (further details to follows).