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.

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Latest News

The point to point season 2021-22 will be one that will live long in the memory of 18 year old Arron Butterfield from Frome Somerset. Whilst he began his point to point riding career as a 16 year old at Dunsmore in November 2019 it was not until last...
The Annual Wessex Area Awards were held at the Holiday Inn, Taunton on July 2nd and the following Awards were made: Spillers Leading Trainer 10+ horses - Chris Barber (Presented by Kay Scriven of Spillers) Spillers Leading Trainer 9- horses - Col...
Good, good to firm in places. Ground has been slit and will be watered. Racing will be on fresh ground with the fences having been moved...
Message from the Clerk of the Course  Course is currently Good, good to firm in places. They will water to maintain this depending on forecast . 10ml of rain fell  yesterday and there is a chance possibly for more rain on Wednesday....



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Latest Events

18/4/22 - Taunton Vale @ Cothelstone (New Venue)

30/4/22 - Cattistock @ Chilfrome (New Course)

1/5/22 - Devon & Somerset Staghounds @ South Hill (New venue)

7/5/22 - Minehead Harriers & West Somerset @ Holnicote

11/5/22 - Weston & Banwell @ Cothelstone (Wednesday)


Browse the latest dates for fixtures in the Wessex area.

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