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

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The Wessex PPSA Area (known as The Taunton Area until 1997) covers Point-to-Point meetings held in eastern Hampshire, southern Wiltshire, the whole of Dorset and Somerset and eastern Devon, and is one of the largest and busiest of the sport's 14 nationwide geographical divisions. 

It is contested by amateurs but this is a big sport. In a season lasting eight 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.

All meetings are currently ticket only which must be purchased in advance (Track & Trace). This applies to all attendees including Official. Please use the ticket tab to apply

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

Preview on the Fixtures page

That's it for the 2021 season look forward to updtaing you on provisional dats for 2022 season soon


Events & Tickets

Latest News

We were saddened to learn of the recent death of Peter Hooper who has been a familiar face at point to points particularly in Devon and Cornwall and the west of the Wessex area. Always cheerful with a friendly welcome Peter was best known for being a...
  It was with great sadness that we learned of the death of Richard and our sincerest condolences goes out to Spill, Michael. Andrew and Carrie and all of his grandchildren. Richard was firstly a very talented rider and became leading National ...
The Wessex Point to Point Area was saddened to learn of the death of Pat Awdry on 26th June at his home near Trowbridge. A great supporter of point to point racing over more than 50 years first of all as a rider and latterly as an owner with the late...
The Wessex Area was very sorry to learn of the death of the much respected and well liked Stewart Pike who was the breeder, owner and trainer of a number of top class point to pointers and steeplechasers particularly during the 1990’s. Based a...



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Latest Events

10/4/2021 - Quantock @ Cothelstone

25/4/2021 - Larkhill

8/5/2021 - Minehead Harriers & West Somerset @ Holnicote

12/5/2021 - Weston & Banwell Harriers @ Cothelstone

30/5/2021 - West Somerset Vale @ Cothelstone


Browse the latest dates for fixtures in the Wessex area.

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