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.

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Saturday 12th December 2020

Avon Vale @ Larkhill

First Race 12.00

This is a trial event with a small number of paying spectators. Anyone attending must pre register at




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It is all systems go at Larkhill, the first meeting of the Wessex area Please remember that this is an all ticket event and everyone attending must pre register via   The Avon Vale Hunt    &nb...
Pointing will start again on Sunday, December 6, with the Avon Vale fixture at Larkhill set to run a pilot for the return of spectators.  Following the government’s recent changes in legislation and the new look Tier system, point-to-poin...
Please note that the secretary of the Avon Vale meeting on the 12th December (previously was Hursley Hambledon 29th November) page 151 in the Planner, is now Amanda Palmer (contact details on Planner page 243) This meeting replaces the Hur...
POINT-TO-POINT enthusiasts, especially from the West Country, are promised an enjoyable read in this delightful new book by Jacquie McCullough with contributions from Granville Taylor. The history of the Axe Vale point-to-point, from the first meeti...



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Latest Events

12/12/2020 - Avon Vale Hunt

3/1/2021 - Larkhill Racing Club @ Larkhill

16/1/2021 - Royal Artillery @ Larkhill

31/1/2021 - South Dorset @ Milborne st Andrew

21/2/2021 - Portman Hunt @ Badbury Rings

7/3/2021 - Blackmore & Sparkford Vale @ Charlton Horethorne

13/3/2021 - Quantock @ Cothelstone

28/2/2021 - New Forest @ Larkhill

20/3/2021 - Wilton @ Milborne St Andrew

21/3/2021 - Mendip Farmers @ Ston Easton


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