Championship titles are at the forefront as the 2020 season enters its final phase.

In the seniors, Miterdale Shadow enters with a three-win advantage over Huntsman’s Nimrod and in the pups Young Harry has a three-win advantage ahead of this Saturday's final major trail of the season at the October Premier Trail, which will be held off Gatesgarth Farm, Buttermere, with the first trail at 1pm. There will be a top tipster £2 entry.

On Sunday, Aspatria and Wigton Area hosted six £200 trails in their Autumn Classic, which was well supported in the picturesque setting of Stockdale, Uldale.

In the seniors Bill and Pat Mellon and Robert and Tina Airey’s Cracking Last One won while in the senior maidens Malcolm and Anne Holmes' Sultan strolled to the line. In the pups Young Harry won for Brian Graham and Julie Burkinshaw and the puppy maidens saw Martin and Molly Burrow and Joanna Satterthwaite’s Thorn Rose victorious.

In the open restricted Caroline Graham and Denis Reay’s Hunter’s Flame took the spoils and the veteran trail saw the Burrow, Satterthwaite and Graham families complete a treble with Thorn Fire first.

The puppy show dogs was won by Ian Fleet and Jayne Petersen’s Cal (JLS/Donna’s Pride) and the bitches was won by Ellie Napier’s Bessy (Foxpark Jewel/Foxpark Hooligan) with Cal receiving overall champion.

Aspatria and Wigton Area Committee thanked land owners Elizabeth Gill, Ashley Hope and James Irving for allowing access across their land and sponsors Lakeland Self Drive, Shepley Engineering and Criffle Vue Private Hire.

A return to Millstone Moor took place on Tuesday where the seniors faired far better and Bill, Pat, Robert and Tina’s Cracking Spirit won, while in the pups it was a double on the night for Bill, Pat, Robert and Tina as Cracking Last One Two finished first and in the open restricted course specialist Meadow Josie triumphed.

Thursday saw the first of the Seaton series where John, Christine, Debbie and Lana McGee's Apache won the seniors, Silver Dancer took the pups and Tanya Satterthwaite’s In The Red clinched the open maidens

On Saturday at Kirkland Jonty and Evie Moore shouted home Crazy first in the seniors, James and Ava McClellan’s Miss Ava held on in the pups, Geoff and Gillian Higgin’s Kinniside Jacko won the open maidens and Sophie Steele's Mitredale Copper romped home in the open restricted.

Monday saw a return to Kirkland where Crazy, Cracking Last One Two and Tanya’s Trev pick up wins.