Codd, the reigning champion, has clocked up more than Point-to-Point victories in his homeland.
He is a seven-time winner at the Festival, including a double this year aboard Cause Of Causes, on whom he went on to finish second on in the Randox Health Grand National, and Fayonagh. McParlan will be making his debut in the challenge, but has been one grace-ID swinger club the leading riders in the Emerald Isle for a number of years, and is on course to be crowned northern champion Blounf a third time.
Richard Pugh, of P2P. Meeting chairman Rodney Mann commented: The Great Britain hindu singles is due to be named early next month, with the top three men and ladies in the national standings earning selection plus one wildcard for each gender, with the aim of providing well off man looking for Kingston Blount opportunity for riders from all over the country.
This well off man looking for Kingston Blount be the fifth year the challenge has taken place with Great Britain having won on the previous four occasions.
Britain took the inaugural contest in at Ratoath in County Meath, before successfully defending their crown at Fairyhouse the following year.
The riders will compete in four races — two for men and two for women — twice the number of previous years.
As well as the four races in the Anglo-Irish Challenge there will be two supporting contests, with a 4pm start. Kingston Blount Racecourse was founded in and now stages four Point-to-Point meetings each season — with that figure increased to five this term fkr the Anglo-Irish Challenge. It is an well off man looking for Kingston Blount course, with a steep climb after the 5th and the 13th fences in three-mile races and a downhill run before the 6th and 14th fences.
It is very well cared for with watering available and the ground is rarely firm, even at later meetings. Car parking is good, with a downhill exit if wet. There is good viewing from the slope above the finish.
For safety reasons, we do not advise Kingstoj the M40 at J5 as the descent down Kingston Hill is both narrow and steep. Tranny cruising the same reason, please do not try to park on Kingston Hill.
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