SILSDEN'S Emmott's Farm played host to Yeadon-Guiseley M.C.'s trial and it sure tested competitors in all classes.

Richard Sadler rode his Beta machine through a total of 40 sections and incurred a single penalty to beat Thomas Middleton and Bradford's Charlie Smith.

16-year-old Alice Minta snatched fourth place in the hard course class.

Bellerby trainee electrician Josh Brown excelled on the Clubman A route from Adam Elliott and Mathew Baldwin.

Former sidecar multi-champion Robin Luscombe rode his 50-year-old BSA Bantam to victory in the Clubman B class beating Shaun Lightfoot and Ethan Chapman.

The club also catered for ten youngsters riding small wheeled machines.

Otley's Ruby Lawrie headed the hard route class riding her electric Oset machine.

Mathew Kendall won the middle route class from Huddersfield girl Alanna Eagleton who slipped slightly off-line into a very thorny evergreen shrub.

Austin Abdale ran off with the easy route category.

Results - Championship course: 1 Richard Sadler (Gas Gas) 1, 2 Thomas Middleton (Beta) 12, 3 Charlie Smith (Beta) 17, 4 Alice Minta (Scorpa) 20, 5 Elliott Laws (Vertigo) 21. Clubman A: 1 Josh Brown (Beta) 9, 2 Adam Elliott (Beta) 9, 3 Mathew Baldwin (TRS) 14, 4 Henry Stephenson (TRS) 16, 5 Paul Jackson (Montesa) 17. Clubman B: 1 Robin Luscombe (BSA) 2, 2 Shaun Lightfoot (Vertigo) 5, 3 Ethan Chapman (Scorpa) 6, 4 Joshua Pearson (Vertigo) 6, 5 Richard Crabtree (Vertigo) 7.

Small Wheels hard - 1 Ruby Lawrie (Oset) 63, 2 Cameron Batty (Oset) 66, 3 Koby Smith (Beta) 77.

Middle route - 1 Matthew Kendall 53, 2 Alanna Eagleton 61.

Easy route - 1 Austin Abdale (Beta) 9, Jacob Smith (Beta) 63. 3 Adam Carter (Oset) 66.

Elsewhere, Joel Sadler won Weatherby's final Crooks trophy trial at North Close Farm Wood Farm, Kirkby Malzeard.

Electrical engineer Danny Gamble and clerk of the course Dave Mawer finished second and third.

Mawer marked out a splendid four lap trials course for 59 competitors.

The route featured dense damp woodland, plus rocky climbs and turns. The final group of three sections utilised huge excavated boulders.

Observer Julia Rose manned the opening sections where the narrow muddy stream and eventual ending climb grabbed marks from Dave Mawer, Elliott Laws and Jack Harker on both.

Scorton teenager Laws is breaking into the adult's awards classes rapidly.

The green course winner was Neil Gaunt, and Phillip Hammond championed the over-40s class.

Easy course winner Richard Shepherd, riding the Nigel Lad prototype 250 Honda twin shock, was effortless and signed off on the just four penalties.

Results: Hard course - Experts: Danny Gamble (Sherco) 8. Inter: Anthony Ayrton (TRS) 52. Novices: 1 Joel Sadler (Beta) 4, 2 Dave Mawer (Beta) 17, 3 Elliott Laws (Vertigo) 22. Youth: Richard Pulman (Scorpa) 99.

Green course - Novices: 1 Errol Brown (Montesa) 48, 2 Danny Sadler (Beta) 49, 3 Rob Dawson (Beta) 53. Over 40s: 1 Phillip Hammond (Sherco) 29, 2 Andy Townson (Gas Gas) 84. Over 50s: 1 Neil Gaunt (Vertigo) 15. 2 Robert Hardisty (Sherco) 31, 3 Michael Platts (Sherco) 51. Youths: a Jack Bennett (Beta) 93, 2 Lucy Ayrton (TRS) 150.

Easy course - Novices: 1 Thomas Simpson (Beta) 21, 2 Lewis Harrison (Beta) 27, 3 George Booth (Beta) 39. Over 40's: 1 Andrew Walters (Honda) 6, 2 Peter Hollingworth (Beta) 11, 3 Steve Wilde (Honda) 27. Over 50's: 1 Stewart Molloy (Beta) 4, 2 Paul Pulman (Scorpa) 28, 3 Michael Benson Beta) 31. Over 60's: 1 Ian Brogden Beta) 15, 2 Graham (Parker (Montesa) 18, 3 Mick Bayley (Beta) 18.

Twin Shock - Richard Shepherd (Honda) 4, 2 Steve Gossop (BSA) 24, 3 Les Ashby (Fantic) 37. Youth: Arran Sherwin (Beta) 18.

In last week's racing, Whitby steel fabricator and former stunt team rider Andy Chilton won West Leeds Motor Club's National White Rose Trial at Hawes.

The single penalty victory over runner-up Sadler was a close call.

The course skirts the rugged Cam Fell in its single lap 20 mile route overlooking the legendary single lap all moorland route. The organising spent days re-routing areas to deter spectators.

The entry list included 15 competitors contesting the White Rose expert route, plus 45 who contested a varied White Rose and Clubman route.

Gas team manager and clothing importer John Shirt gave his rivals a lesson in trials riding to emerge as runaway victor from Sheffield’s Gavin Black and Harrogate contender Danny Cockshott.

The Clubman class was extreme with 84 starters. Winner Phillip Hammond beat Paul Jackson and Glasgow’s Allan MacDonald.

Results: White Rose course- 1 Andrew Chilton (Scorpa) 15, 2 Richard Sadler (Beta) 16, 3 Dan Thorpe (JST Gas Gas) 26, 4 Danny Gamble (Sherco) 39, 5 Sam Beecroft-Penny (TRS) 40, 6 Thomas Middleton (Beta) 57.

Green course - 1 John Shirt (JST Gas Gas) 3, 2 Gavin Black (Sherco) 12, 3 Danny Cockshott (Vertigo) 18, 4 Patrick Dukes (Beta) 21, 5 Richard Fraser (Sherco) 22, 6 Alistair Dalton (Beta) 23.

Clubman course - 1 Phillip Hammond (Sherco) 18, 2 Paul Jackson (Montesa) 19, 3 Alan MacDonald (Montesa) 21, 4 Robin Luscombe (BSA) 27 most ones, 5 John Holdsworth (Beta) 27 most cleans. 6 Neil Sharp (Vertigo) 27.