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19-02-2020 08:12:11 in General by Admin
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.

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13-02-2020 10:57:59 in General by Admin
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 officials. All timings and entries to stand at present.  

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05-02-2020 17:30:56 in General by Admin
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 his heyday in the 80s and  90s there was no finer pilot around the Wessex courses and many of his victories will remain long in the memory. With ...

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01-02-2020 16:51:24 in General by Admin
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.   How did you get into Bookmaking? I was brought up all my life with bookmaking in the family right back to my great grandfather who first started ...

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23-01-2020 21:59:29 in General by Admin
Entries for Wincanton’s first Hunter Chase next Thursday close tomorrow the 24th January.

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23-01-2020 21:57:47 in General by Admin
Our course inspector, Robin Gundry and clerk of the course, Graham Tory walked the course this afternoon (Tuesday) and the going remains 'good - good to soft'   

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19-01-2020 16:10:18 in General by Admin
The Norman Tory Memorial Challenge Trophy' will be awarded to the youngest jockey of the day to complete the course.  This has kindly been donated by Monica Tory and her family in memory of Norman Norman was a true sportsman who loved the countryside and supported the South Dorset Hunt for more than 50 years including owning, training and saddling 18 point to point winners. He was on the Sou...

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13-01-2020 20:13:41 in General by Admin
Tom Malone has already carved out a remarkable career for himself as a bloodstock agent with 11 Cheltenham Festival winners including the Cheltenham Gold Cup with Native River amongst his purchases as well as Grand National hero, One For Arthur. But during the winter months when sales attendances are less demanding, Tom has proved that a side-line in training point to pointers to be equally reward...

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04-01-2020 08:25:23 in General by Admin
Rose alongside her husband Sam had a tremendous season in 2019 culminating in winning the leading Hunter Chase trainer with a total of 8 victories. These were headed by the prolific Monsieur Gibraltar who won four, Virak who recorded two wins and the promising Earth Leader a further two wins. In addition to those successes she saddled a repeat triumph for Caid Du Berlais in the Punchestown Hunter ...

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02-01-2020 16:57:02 in General by Admin
Connolly’s RED MILLS are delighted to continue their longstanding support of the point-to-point industry in the UK. In a new move for the global feed company, Connolly’s RED MILLS will be supporting two point-to-point meetings in 2020.  The first RED MILLS day is supporting the Larking Racing Club meet at Larkhill on 5th January. Larkhill is a great place to blow away the cobwebs...

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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