The Official Point-to-Point Website for the Wessex Area
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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13-11-2018 18:14:34 in General by Admin
Christopher announced towards the end of last season that he was retiring from race riding to concentrate on training and on the evidence of the success from last season his horses for 2018/19 season should be noted with interest. Christopher, 21, who is Richard Barber’s grandson and Jack Barber’s cousin has clearly inherited his grandfather’s ability to purchase good horses and ...

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29-10-2018 19:18:08 in General by Admin
This will be the second full season that Harriet, assisted by her sister Charlotte and new team member Abi King, will be training her point-to-point horses from her yard at Mappowder near Dorchester. She will have an increased number of horses to train for the new season starting on 18th November and at a recent Open day she paraded the majority of these and updated owners and friends in attendanc...

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29-10-2018 19:15:03 in General by Admin
In addition to assisting her husband Jack with his horses and bringing up their daughter Flora born in May Jade will be responsible for the point-to-pointers that will be running from the Peckmoor Stables close by to the National Hunt yard. Jade hopes to run up to five horses next season starting in November and three of these were paraded as part of the recent Owners Open morning.  Ballyjim...

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05-10-2018 18:57:22 in General by Admin
Retired soldier Peter Wright will look to rally the troops once he begins his role as Chief Executive of the Point-to-Point Authority this Autumn.  Peter, who lives a stone’s throw from the PPA Swindon office in nearby Highworth, will be the third person to hold the role since the PPA’s creation in 2008.  As a Lieutenant Colonel, Peter spent much of his previous career work...

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05-10-2018 18:54:06 in General by Admin
The Calendar section has been update with next season's fixture dates. The fixture details will be update during October

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30-09-2018 07:57:03 in General by Admin
British point-to-pointing's latest fixtures list reveals there will be 173 meetings at 100 locations around the United Kingdom in the coming season – and an increased emphasis on early-season meetings. The release of the 2018/19 list, which was ratified by the British Horseracing Authority yesterday, confirms the earliest commencement to a British season will take place at the former Jump r...

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Next Meeting

Larkhill Racing Club @ Larkhill

Sunday 6th January 2019

First Race 12.00 noon

Entry £10 pp Children under 16 free

For further Info contact the Secretary 07789 544498