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Wessex Galoppen review

Penulitimate SW league event of season

Holmsley '16- Green course- John Trayler (pink) & Pete Akers (orange)

Holmsley '16- Green course- John Trayler (pink) & Pete Akers (orange)
Credit: WSX Routegadget

Last edited: Sun 12 Feb 2017

Nine QO members managed to make it to the Galoppen on the edge of the New Forest at Holmsley on quite fast heathland. Some of our members have put their routes on RouteGadget. Run of the day was probably Tony Milroy's on Short Green.

Tony was 6th to Bill Vigar's 12th, with times of 45:21 and 54:53 respectively.

Video of the terrain & some action (credit: Jason Falconer WSX, Twitter)

League placings

Going into the contest, Bill Vigar was winning the Short Green league by 326 points and Tony Milroy was in 4th place. Peter Hambleton of SARUM has now overtaken Bill at the top, leading by just 70 points. Tony is now 5th and would need to win the last Galoppen in North Wiltshire to have a chance of a top 3 finish.

Tony Hext is 5th on Green but like the other Tony is some way off 3rd place in a competitive league.

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