Close Competition for Club Champs

Cuddon Cycling Marlborough’s riders will face a tough challenge when they compete in the Club Championships on the hilly Seaview course at Seddon tomorrow afternoon.
The open grade 40km massed start event covers 2 laps of the course with 6 championship titles at stake. The Mills Cup for fastest time will be fought out amongst the usual scratch markers Tony Catterick, Brodie Catterick, Gerard van Antwerpen, Josh Scott, Jeremy McKenzie, Ray Dunstan and Andrew Jamieson. The championship titles will see alot of tactics in play from the frontrunners. The battle for the Masters 45-54yr title will be a hot contest between Tony Catterick, Dunstan and van Antwerpen whilst the Masters 35-44yr title will see McKenzie and Jamieson in the running. Brodie Catterick and Scott will be favourites for the Junior under 19 men and Senior men titles respectively.. Outside of the top group the favourites for the Masters 55+ and Womens titles will be Brent Harris and Rhonda Murphy. The Gleeson Challenge Cup will go to the winner of the sealed handicap section.
The junior under 17 grade riders will compete over 1 lap of the course with two championship titles at stake. Callum Saunders looking for his third consecutive win and Quinn Karwowski will be favourites for the junior under 17 mens title with the junior women’s title likely to go to Georgia Catterick. Fastest time will take the Jowers Cup whilst the Drake Challenge Cup goes to the sealed handicap winner.
All riders are to assemble at the Starborough Tavern for registration between 1pm and 1.15pm for a 1.30pm start.