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


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Latest News

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...
“The Wessex Area 2020-21 season was unfortunately limited to just five meetings and so the Area has decided that the Annual Awards will not be formally awarded. This is in line with the decision taken last year. However we do feel we would lik...
The curtain came down on the Wessex Area Point to Point season at Cothelstone on Wednesday evening when the Weston & Banwell meeting staged an excellent card.  The highlights were a first win on English soil for Irish jockey Georgie Benson, ...
The continuous drizzle that lasted most of the day did not dampen spirits or detract from some good racing at Holnicote on Saturday when a first time winner for Tom Dixon, a brace for the Braces and a Grand National legend training the winner of the ...



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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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