The Official Point-to-Point Website for the Wessex Area

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The Wessex PPSA Area (known as The Taunton Area until 1997) covers Point-to-Point meetings held in Eastern Hampshire, Southern Wiltshire, the whole of Dorset and Somerset and Eastern Devon, and is one of the largest and busiest of the sport's 14 nationwide geographical divisions. 

It is contested by amateurs but this is a big sport. Despite a season lasting a mere five months, at its peak in millennium year more than 4,000 horses ran 14,000 times in 1,500 races. The sport locally has produced winners of both the Cheltenham Gold Cup and the Grand National.

Previews, Reports and Results from each Fixture can be found in the Fixtures Section and then click on the meeting.

Preview of the meeting can be found on the Fixtures page

Royal Artillery Hunt:  Saturday 28th January 2017

First Race 11.30 am. Entry Costs £10 per person

Larkhill Racecourse is to be found 5m NW of Amesbury

Postcode SP4 8QR.







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The Wessex point to point area is spread over the counties of Dorset, Somerset and Wiltshire and includes the well- known courses of Larkhill, Badbury Rings, Cothelstone and Littlewindsor amongst the 10 different courses where meetings are held from ...
  Message form Suzie Vickery (Clerk of the Course) There are currently rumours circulating that Larkhill Racecourse is in danger of imminent closure.   These rumours are unfounded and totally untrue.   Indeed we are currently winding...
It is hoped that some meetings within the Area will be offering E Ticketing this season So watch this space and as soon as we have further details we will post it here on the website....
Welcome to the new season, which has been underway for 2 weeks but opens in the Wessex Area this Sunday with the Hursley Hambledon meeting at Larkhill probably the best point to point course for early season racing. Wessex Area have a new PRO team h...



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