THE point-to-point season in the northern region commenced last Saturday at Necarne Castle where local trainers had a good start by winning half of the six races at the Fermanagh Hunt meeting.

Warren Ewing landed the opening Dennison Commercials four-year-old maiden with the newcomer Bold Endeavour, a Fame And Glory gelding who was bred in Britain by well-know show jumping supporter Lisa Hales. The bay is out of the Accordion mare Araucaria who won two bumpers and two hurdle races.