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

Wednesday 12th May @ Cothelstone

Going: Good / Good to Soft in places.

Travel advice: Taunton has multiple road works in force which is casing delays and the Monkton Elm Rd is closed. Please check your route before you travel.

 

Events & Tickets

Latest News

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 ...
10-05-2021
The final meeting of the Wessex Area Point to Point season takes place at Cothelstone on Wednesday when the Weston & Banwell hold their traditional evening meeting.  Always well supported, it has attracted 133 entries and although owners are...
07-05-2021
The Minehead Harriers and West Somerset Point to Point this Saturday at Holnicote has attracted a huge entry of 131 which will delight organisers and with rain in the forecast this week, they look like getting plenty of runners on the day. The meetin...
04-05-2021
Due to a computer error the online portal for entries was closed at 12.00 on Sunday, After intervention by PPA and PPSA portal was re opened at 4.00pm Sunday Online Entries are still open and will close at the normal time of 12.30 Monday and this is...
02-05-2021

Championships

 

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Courses

 

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Pony Racing

 

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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

Calendar

Browse the latest dates for fixtures in the Wessex area.

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