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.

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Larkhill Racing Club @ Larkhill

Sunday 7th January 2018

First race 11.30pm 

Larkhill Racecourse is to be found 5m NW of Amesbury, Nr A303, A345 and A360 – Postcode SP4 8QT.

First Race 11.30 am. Entry Costs £10 per person







Latest News

The surname is very familiar but the first name is new to point-to-point enthusiasts with a new trainer in charge at Higher Peckmoor Farm, near Crewkerne. Jade Barber has taken over the reins from her husband Jack who is now a fully licensed trainer....
Bob Bracher present the first Moment of the Month award kindly sponsored by TAnners Wine Merchants to Martin McIntyre Fly started the season with three rides at the first two meetings and hit the ground on each of these so for his next two rides to ...
Within the Wessex area there are a number of trainers of point-to-point horses and the chance has been taken to talk to some of the rising stars about their hopes for the season and the horses they are expecting to race over the coming months.  ...
The 2017-18 point-to-point season is due to start on Sunday 19th November and will run for nearly 7 months to 16th June 2018. During that time there are point-to –points throughout the area with the Wessex season due to start at Larkhill on Sal...



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