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.

Preview on the Fixtures page

Countryside Alliance (Wessex) @ Badbury Rings

Sunday 23rd February

First Race 12.00

For more information and entry costs please contact the Secretary 07732 279070

Combined Services @ Larkhill

Postponed to Sunday 1st March (see News Article)

First race 12.00 noon

Entry £10pp under 16's free

For more information please contact the Secretary 07775 017340

 

Events & Tickets

Latest News

Update from Clerk of the Course Martyn Tory who is happy with the ground, which at present is Good with a good covering of grass. There is another period of rain due (Thurs) and he will update again on Friday. For more information contact the Sec....
19-02-2020
Unfortunately the Combined Services Point-to-Point to be held at Larkhill this Sunday 16th February, have been forced to postpone. The meeting have been postponed until Sunday 1st March dependent upon being able to arrange all the necessary official...
13-02-2020
It is with great sadness that the death of Robert Alner former point to point champion rider and Cheltenham Gold Cup winning trainer at the age of 76 has been announced. For those of us who had the pleasure of watching him ride in point to points in ...
05-02-2020
Question & Answer with West Country Bookmaker Mike Smith   Mike Smith is regularly seen at meetings throughout the West Country with his familiar “Let’s Hunton” pink board. Here he gives his views on his profession. &nbs...
01-02-2020

Championships

 

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Courses

 

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Pony Racing

 

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Latest Events

1/12/2019 - Hursley Hambledon @ Larkhill

5/1/2020 - Larkhill Racing Club @ Larkhill

18/1/2020 - Royal Artillery @ Larkhill

2/2/2020 - South Dorset @ Milborne st Andrew

01/03/2020 - Combined Services @ Larkhill

23/2/2020 - Countryside Alliance Wessex @ Badbury Rings

8/3/2020 - Blackmore & Sparkford Vale @ Charlton Horethorne

14/3/2020 - Quantock @ Cothelstone

15/3/2020 - New Forest @ Larkhill

21/3/2020 - Wilton @ Milborne St Andrew

Calendar

Browse the latest dates for fixtures in the Wessex area.

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