Horsham MX Amateurs event a success

ORGANISERS have hailed Horsham Motorcycle Club's inaugural MX Amateurs event a resounding success.

President Kenny Watts said feedback had been extremely positive.

"The feedback from that has been nothing but positive. Now that people have seen what it's about, I can see it being a bigger event next year for sure," he said.

Horsham club members Aaron Watts and Lachlan Davis won the MX1 and MX2 classes respectively, winning wildcard entries to the MX Nationals.

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Watts, 18, won ahead of Marcus Alexander and Jory Hancock, while Davis, 17, won from James Clay and Daniel Bartsch.

Sam Wilson took out the C Grade all-powers, with Jake Rutter and Tate Inns in second and third. Sam Kelly won the Vets, ahead of Jake Rutter and Horsham club-mate Brett Harris.

Karli Wetemann triumphed in the C Grade women's, followed by Cloe Wilson and Ashlea Knight.

Watts said the weekend had been perfect, with the club simultaneously hosting the Australian Women's MX Championships.

"We couldn't have asked for a better weekend," he said.

"The rain we had during the week helped create an awesome track and weekend.

"It was a really high standard of racing."

In the women's championships, Maddy Brown took the title ahead of Emma Milesevic in second and Tayla Jones in third. Tori Dare and Courtney Hirst rounded out the top five, while Horsham rider Tamika Edwards finished seventh overall.

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