The Official Point-to-Point Website for the Wessex Area
17-09-2017 07:45:21 in General by Admin
British point-to-pointing is set to stage 179 meetings at 101 locations around the United Kingdom in the coming season, when six flat races and two new venues will be introduced to the mix. The release of the 2017/18 fixture list confirms the earliest commencement the sport in Britain has known, with a meeting at Ottery St Mary (subject to conditions) - replacing one planned at recently-closed Bl...

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29-06-2017 19:12:40 in General by Admin
Anthony and Rachael Honeyball have an exciting new opportunity for an amateur rider for the 2017-2018 season with the guaranteed ride on seasoned chaser As De Fer in point-to-points. The Honeyballs are based near Beaminster in Dorset where they train 40 or so horses in exceptional facilities including a vast indoor school and a gallops which has produced many graded winners under rules. Last sea...

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27-02-2017 19:44:03 in General by Admin
Republished with the Camilla Scott's permission from their post dated 20th January We are so sad to announce that yesterday we lost Southwestern after he was put to sleep following a short illness. He was 18, fit, sound and incredibly well. His loss has come as a real blow to us all and he leaves a huge hole. Southwestern was a horse of a lifetime for everyone who knew him. He joined us in 2005,...

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29-01-2017 10:48:04 in General by Admin
Wessex Preview (Part 2)   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 December to May. Each course has its own particular characteristics which are suitable for different horses and rider...

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09-12-2016 15:09:50 in General by Admin
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 December to May. Each course has its own particular characteristics which are suitable for different horses and riders but all are friendly venues whe...

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22-07-2016 17:30:23 in General by Admin
  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 up for the 2017 Season and our 70th Anniversary of racing here at Larkhill.   The situation as far as the Museum/Heritage Centre is that they fa...

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08-12-2015 13:59:37 in General by Admin
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.

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08-12-2015 13:54:23 in General by Admin
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 headed up by Gill Armstrong but the ground work and reporting from each meeting will be undertaken by Bob Bracher and Kirsty Boutflower. If you have a...

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