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Charlton Horethorne




The course is situated off the B3145 just to the south of the village of Charlton Horethorne, 4 miles south west of Wincanton and 5 miles north east of Sherborne.

Postcode – DT9 4LJ


A level course over pasture on downs. Long home straight. Home of the Blackmore & Sparkford Vale Point-to-Point which tends to attract large quality fields and many spectators. Races held over 2 miles 4 furlongs to three miles comprise of 2 ¼ circuits. The fences are well built and comprise of portable fences.

Technical Information

The course was revised for its 2019 meeting and no longer has the track crossings

LH – 7 fences (1 open ditch)

3 mile races – 18 jumps (2 open ditches)

2mile 4f races - 15 jumps (2 open ditches)

Established 1995


Photos courtesy of Tim Holt and Jeff Welch


Sunday 3rd March 2024 - Blackmore & Sparkford Vale

Next Event

Area Awards Dinner and Dance

Saturday 6th July

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