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26-05-2018 09:35:30 in General by Admin
Wessex PRP Bob Bracher nominated Ed Doggrell for the above award for his five riding victories in April. Although he rode his first winner on Virginia Ash at Littlewindsor in May 2016 another winner did not arrive until he rode a winner in Ireland earlier this season. Now aged 20 and working alongside Will Biddick, he has matured as a jockey and his first riding treble was secured at the Portman...

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20-04-2018 16:56:12 in General by Admin
Wessex Area Awards Night Dinner & DanceSATURDAY 30TH JUNE 2018 6. 30PM - 1 .00AM WOODLANDS CASTLE, TAUNTON TA3 5 LU  BLACK TIE Tickets: £40 from Kirsty Boutflower or online from 1st Junewww.pointingwessex.co.uk 01984 629266 kirstin.boutflower@virgin.net 3 course dinner, Awards, Bucking bronco (to test your skills) More details to follow. Watch this space

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22-03-2018 06:32:33 in General by Admin
Horse: Palmaria 8 y-0   Kayf Tara (GB) – Ollejess (GB)) Owner: Lady Sutton Keeper: Caroline Keevil Area   Area: Wessex   Jockey: Bryan Carver Other Nominations for February:   Percy @ Alnwick:  The Heading For Home Partnership’s Weston Flame (Conditions Race Winner) – Vine & Craven @ Barbur...

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13-03-2018 17:13:02 in General by Admin
The Quantock Point to Point kicks off with an enterprising charity race on behalf of trainer Jeremy Scott’s daughter Laura. Laura was injured in a bad fall a couple of days after last year’s Quantock meeting and the race is being held to raise money for those that helped her in her recovery – the Injured Jockeys Fund, the Dorset & Somerset Air Ambulance and the Southern Spina...

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11-03-2018 21:34:10 in General by Admin
With three Point to Points in February the moment came at the final meeting at Badbury Rings when a home bred horse, owned and trained on its own at home by its breeder Martin Peaty, won the Conditions race by 13 lengths.  Boygojumping’s dam was an unregistered mare on whom Martin had his first race ride in the Wilton members race. The bug was born, and the 6 year old’s record no...

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20-02-2018 09:14:39 in General by Admin
The winner of the Moment of the Month for last month was Bea Coward who trained her first point to point winner at Larkhill with only her second ever runner. Bea, who trains just two horses from her base at Barrow Street near Mere on the Somerset/Wiltshire border, is a former work rider for Caroline Keevil but this season is her first as a trainer in her own right.  The horse that provided h...

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23-01-2018 19:46:51 in General by Admin
Although it was a blank weekend for the Wessex Point to Point area there were two notable victories for horses trained in our area and two other commendable placings at the Barbury International meeting at Barbury Castle last Saturday.  Definitelyanoscar was a very impressive winner of the Mares Maiden race and gave Christopher Barber his first training victory with his first ever runner. Bo...

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17-01-2018 20:13:34 in General by Admin
One More Tune’s dramatic sweep to overhaul rival Swallowshide at the post in the Hursley Hambledon Members’ Race at Larkhill (December 3rd) brought Rilly Goschen to the 150 winners mark (131 in Points and 19 under Rules) – winning her the PPORA Moment of the Month Award. In the second of our “In Their Own Words” features, Tessa Jenkins caught up w...

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17-01-2018 20:00:45 in General by Admin
 There will be a new name to be awarded the title of Leading Lady Rider in the Wessex Point-to-Point area for the 2017-2018 season following the decision by last season’s winner Bryony Frost to become a Conditional jockey. Her success has been well documented in the media and her first Grade 1 triumph aboard Black Corton at Kempton was richly deserved for a most talented rider. Her succ...

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31-12-2017 10:00:42 in General by Admin
On 3rd December Freddie Gingell (grandson of NH trainer Colin Tizzard) aged 12 from Lower Zeals   and Charlie Sprake (nephew of former jockey Tim Sprake) aged 15 from Milborne Wick went to Lambourn to the 2017 PRA Awards where they were awarded their prizes for finishing as leading Point to Point Pony Racing Champions of 2017 in the country.  Charlie was named leading 148cm Champio...

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Wessex Area Awards Night

Saturday 30th June

Woodlands Castle nr Taunton

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