Ben Crawford has been one of the leading riders on the northern circuit for a number of seasons, and is from a successful racing family, with brothers Steven and Stuart, well-known for their abilities as an amateur jockey and trainer respectively. Crawford went on to have his first winner aboard Segnor Du Charmil in 2009 and 15-winners during the 2011/12 season saw him share the northern title with Derek O'Connor, a tally he would better by two-winners 12-months later. During the 2018 campaign, he rode no fewer than two horses to victory that sold for over £200,000 - namely Malone Road (£325,000) and The Very Man (£210,000).
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Jamie Codd dominated at Loughanmore with a treble on the replacement fixture for the cancelled Easter meeting.
Rob James and the Doyle brothers proved to be the combination to follow at Portrush on Saturday, as they left the popular Co. Derry venue with a treble.
The Philip Rowley-trained 11-year-old had started his life pointing in Cork with Patrick Moakley.
For the second year in succession local rider Daire McConville took the confined hunt winners race this time aboard Longtymegone.
Enda Bolger will be looking for his fourth victory in the Down Royal Hunter Chase with the impressive Dromahane winner.
As competition within the open division begins to intensify, Coastal Tiep added to his burgeoning reputation by claiming the JA Electrical Services open.
Jamie Codd reached a significant milestone in his career, when riding his 900th winner between the flags.
David Christie once again proved his talents in sourcing new horses, as his latest purchase, Kadmer made a winning debut.
The Sam Curling-trained Longhouse Music picked-up where she had left off, by returning to the winners enclosure.
The Crawford brothers of Stuart and Ben teamed up to take the final heat of the four-year-old maiden with the Roy Wilson-owned The Very Man.
Watyawaitingfor provided local owner Robert Armstrong and the BBC Home Ground team with plenty to celebrate.
Lough Derg Rose & Norwegian Woods proved to be poignant winners for owner Pat Coffey.
Lagan Island continued his rise through the ranks with a comfortable success for Noel and Sean McParlan.
Two-time winner from last season, Burning Ambition, took his third consecutive victory in the colours of Alexandria Gardner.