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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The sport is paused due to Government restrictions

Likely start date 29th March

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Latest News

This fixture list will provide 12 weeks racing at 54 fixtures over 27 racedays, subject of course to government requirements.  We are very grateful for all the fixtures who have volunteered to run, and indeed those who have stepped down to...
Following the Prime Minister’s Announcement yesterday, point to pointing is planning to restart in week commencing March 29.  We are working hard to create a new fixture list which reflects the situation, and hope to have one available by...
Following the Prime Minister’s statement yesterday, we are sorry to have to postpone the restart of the season until March 13 earliest, since he made clear that other restrictions would not be lifted before the schools went back.  However...
Please also note that the British Horseracing Authority (BHA) has agreed to an amendment to Regulation 34. Those horses which had registered hunter certificates by 1 Jan 2021 and then moved under rules, can return to pointing and run after ...



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Latest Events

12/12/2020 - Avon Vale Hunt

3/1/2021 - Larkhill Racing Club @ Larkhill Cancelled 2021

16/1/2021 - Royal Artillery @ Larkhill Cancelled 2021

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

21/2/2021 - Portman Hunt @ Badbury Rings Cancelled 2021

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

13/3/2021 - Quantock @ Cothelstone Cancelled 2021

14/03/2021 - New Forest @ Larkhill Cancelled 2021

20/3/2021 - Wilton @ Milborne St Andrew Cancelled 2021

21/3/2021 - Mendip Farmers @ Ston Easton Cancelled 2021


Browse the latest dates for fixtures in the Wessex area.

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