The Official Point-to-Point Website for the Wessex Area
08-12-2017 12:02:11 in General by Admin
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 be winners was particularly satisfying. Both won by a neck and were for one of his principal stables he will ride for this season Richard Bandey. He w...

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05-12-2017 10:46:36 in General by Admin
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.  This article covers one of the youngest trainers who will be having runners next season namely Annabelle (Annie) Bacon. Based in Milborne Port and ag...

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26-11-2017 08:28:52 in General by Admin
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 Salisbury Plain on 3rd December. Always a good day out for all of the family with the chance to have picnics to enjoy in the spring and early summer and ...

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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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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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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