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.

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

South & West Wilts @ Larkhill

Easter Sat 20th April 2019

First Race 2.00pm   £10 pp under 16's free

For more details contact the Sec on 07977 069273

Taunton Vale Hunts @ Kingston St Mary

Easter Mon 16th April

First Race 1.30pm   £10 pp

For more details contact the Sec on 07974 808318

Events & Tickets

Latest News

Course Inspector and Senior Steward walked the course today (Wed) and reported the ground to be Firm Good to Firm in places. The racing line was level and had a good covering of grass. All bends have been moved in. Stan Rawlins will aggrevate the wh...
17-04-2019
Richard Mitford Slade reports as at Saturday 13th April The Going is currently Good (Good to Soft in front of the Open Ditch) with a good covering of grass. The course will water if necessary. Entries close Monday 15th ...
14-04-2019
Report from Clerk of the Course Suzie Vickery  As at Thursday April she reports the going is now Good after rain during the week. Entries close for the South & West Wilts Meeting on Monday 15th April...
14-04-2019
The Wessex Area Awards dinner anddance will again be held at Woodlands Castle Taunton on Saturday 6th July More details to follow but keep the date free  ...
09-04-2019

Championships

 

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Courses

 

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Pony Racing

 

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Latest Events

14/04/2019 - Seavington @ Littlewindsor

20/04/2019 - South & West Wilts @ Larkhill

22/04/2019 - Taunton Vale @ Kingston St Mary

05/05/2019 - Devon & Somerset Staghounds @ Holnicote

06/05/2019 - Cattistock @ Littlewindsor

11/05/2019 - Minehead Harriers & West Somerset @ Holnicote

15/05/2019 - Weston & Banwell Harriers @ Cothelstone

26/05/2019 - West Somerset Vale @ Cothelstone

Calendar

Browse the latest dates for fixtures in the Wessex area.

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