The Official Point-to-Point Website for the Wessex Area

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The Wessex Area (known as The Taunton Area until 1997) covers Point-to-Point meetings held in Wiltshire, Dorset and Somerset , and is one of the largest and busiest of the sport's 11 nationwide geographical divisions. 

It is contested by amateurs but this is a big sport. In a season lasting nine months, at its peak in millennium year more than 4,000 horses ran 14,000 times in 1,500 races. The sport locally has produced winners of both the Cheltenham Gold Cup and the Grand National.

E ticketing may be available for the meetings please click the blue button to see what is available

Previews, Reports and Results from each Fixture can be found in the Fixtures Section and then click on the meeting.

Sunday 3rd March

Blackmore & Sparkford Vale @ Charlton Horethorne

First Race 1.00 (Pony Races 12.00)

Entry £15 pp Children under 16 free

Cash or Card payment accepted on gate



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Latest News

Larkhill Racecourse meeting on Sun 25 February went ahead with 87 horses facing the starter.  Since our last meeting rain fell most days and despite our best intentions, we were unable to roll the course or move the fences for fear of making mat...
The Tanners Moment of the Month for January 2024 and bottle of champagne is awarded to Richard King following the win of his home-bred Great Colewood. Richard who had been unwell had decided to take a break from owning until the family persuaded hi...
The second and final Hunter Chase to be held  this season at Wincanton takes place on Wednesday 28th February with entries closing on 22nd February. This a 2 and a half mile race for the Dick and Sue Woodhouse Trophy. It is an Open Hunter Chase....
The second and final Hunter Chase to be run at Taunton this season on Tuesday 20th February. Entries close on 14th February. It is an Open Hunter Chase over 2 miles 7 furlongs with a total prize money of just under £6600. It is being sponsored...



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Latest Events

3/3/2024 - Blackmore & Sparkford Vale @ Charlton Horethorne

9/3/2024 - Quantock @ Cothelstone

16/3/2024 - Wilton @ Milborne St Andrew

17/3/2024 - Mendip Farmers @ Ston Easton

23/3/2024 - Tedworth @ Larkhill

24/4/2024 - Cotley @ Cotley

30/3/2024 - Cattistock @ Chilfrome

1/4/2024 - Taunton Vale @ Cothelstone

14/4/2024 - Seavington @ Cotley

5/05/2024 - Devon & Somerset Staghounds @ South Hill


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