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13-02-2019 18:58:22 in General by Admin
FREE ENTRY ON SUNDAY AT THE GATE.The Combined Services meeting will be going ahead on Sunday 17th February. Very sadly the Kings Troop Race will not be taking place due to the Biosecurity measures brought in by the BHA yesterday. Therefore the first race will be at 12.45pm. However - the Good NewsENTRY TO THIS POINT TO POINT IS FREE for all spectators. There are over 30 tradestands coming as we...

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09-02-2019 14:10:05 in General by Admin
Entries being taken as normal with fingers crossed. All entry fees (less Weatherbys admin costs) for Combined Services will be refunded in the event of no racing and we will look to postpone if it proves necessary (implication being that entries won’t reopen if within 2 weeks). Going reported by Clerk of the Course as Good   Larkhill going https://www.facebook.com/pointingwessex/po...

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08-02-2019 18:27:50 in General by Admin
The following are the agreed arrangements for the fixtures lost this weekend. They are currently subject to officials being available, and of course the British Horseracing Authority (BHA) clearing racing in Britain to re-commence. However at the current time the following is the intention: Cambridge University at Cottenham (9 Feb) - will not run in next two weeks, considering trying to run late...

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07-02-2019 18:22:16 in General by Admin
The British Horseracing Authority (BHA) has this afternoon taken the decision that racing will not resume in Britain until Wednesday 13 February at the earliest.   Therefore no point-to-point fixtures programmed by the Point-to-Point Authority will take place this weekend.  A link to the latest update from the BHA can be found below:   https://www.britishhorseracing.com/press_releas...

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03-02-2019 21:16:46 in General by Admin
Q Introduction – Where did you grow up and when did you first sit on a pony (if you did)?  A  I grew up in a small village called Glanworth in county Cork. I didn’t have any interest in horses until I was 13 as my brother had been riding for a few years before I got the urge to take an interest. We started riding at a place called Ballykenly stud not too far from our ...

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15-01-2019 19:03:55 in General by Admin
Woolley & Wallis is delighted to be the main sponsor of the Wilton Point to Point, to be held at Milborne St Andrew on Saturday 23rd March. A fantastic day out for the whole family, starting with a Shetland Dash followed by an action packed race card and much much more. The day comprises six races, with the first race being a flat race followed by five races over fences. The highlight of the ...

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16-12-2018 11:55:03 in General by Admin
  Introduction – Where did you grow up and when did you first sit on a pony?   I grew up 2km outside of a small town called Kanturk in County Cork. I didn't start riding until I was 15 and got hooked instantly to the game when my cousin took me to a local trainer’s yard called Michael Winters where I started out learning to trot up the road on a pointing mare called Theatr...

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10-12-2018 18:34:13 in General by Admin
Stuart starts another point to point season ably assisted by Teona Hammond with a mixture of the established stable star, two horses who debuted for him last season and two new additions to the team. Stuart who rents his yard from Richard de Pelet at Inwood near Henstridge is fortunate to have access to a wide variety of riding out and places to train his horses on the estate without recourse to r...

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19-11-2018 19:07:12 in General by Admin
The picturesque hills of the Quantocks are home to several point to point trainers including Teresa Clark and I visited her to get her plans for the forthcoming season.   Born into an equine dynasty, it was obvious which direction Teresa was going to take from an early age. Her father John Honeyball had been responsible for the early education of Gold Cup legend, The Dikler while her mo...

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19-11-2018 19:04:50 in General by Admin
The picturesque hills of the Quantocks are home to several point to point trainers including Louise Cabble and I visited her to get her plans for the forthcoming season.  A couple of miles from Teresa Clark's yard, lies the impressive yard and training facilities of Louise Cabble. Louise spent her time learning under the tutelage of local trainers, Chrissie & Carroll Gray and Kevin Bisho...

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Next Meeting

Combined Services @ Larkhill

Sun 17th February 2019

First Race 12.45

FREE ENTRY FOR ALL

For more details contcat the Sec on 07437 437522