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14-05-2021 13:50:35 in General by Admin
The curtain came down on the Wessex Area Point to Point season at Cothelstone on Wednesday evening when the Weston & Banwell meeting staged an excellent card.  The highlights were a first win on English soil for Irish jockey Georgie Benson, a winner for the recently injured Will Biddick training for his father-in-law, a riding double for leading rider James King and a one-two in the last ...

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10-05-2021 08:07:58 in General by Admin
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 last were among the highlights.  Much has been made of Rachael Blackmore’s ground-breaking win at Aintree last month but it was Charlotte ...

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07-05-2021 18:37:15 in General by Admin
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 allowed, the public are still not able to attend.  First race is at 4.30pm  Pony Racing sponsored by Brean Leisure Centre precedes the eve...

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04-05-2021 12:54:08 in General by Admin
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 meeting will be run behind closed doors with owners allowed to attend but no public admitted.  The Hunt Members is sponsored by Ben Parker Farriers Lt...

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02-05-2021 18:28:09 in General by Admin
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 the preferred option (from Sunday 6.00pm)

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30-04-2021 19:01:33 in General by Admin
Holnicote Saturday 8th May Good to firm good in places 16mm of rain arrived yesterday 28/4 and more rain forecast for next week. Course has benn slitted and we will water to maintain/improve. Cothelstone Wednesday 12th May There is plenty of grass covering on teh course. Racing will be held on new ground. Ground will be slit and watered from Saturday 8th May if needed.  

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27-04-2021 08:22:27 in General by Admin
The curtain came down on a much depleted Larkhill season due to the pandemic when the specially organized April meeting was held on Sunday. Only 2 of the usual seven meetings were held in this much reduced season. The lack of much rain in April and the inability to water the course meant that the going was firm and although a healthy entry of 63 horses had been received the meeting only had 20 hor...

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26-04-2021 08:19:07 in General by Admin
Horse qualified this year with Devon & Somerset Staghounds whave been invited to run in the Tiverton Staghounds Hunt Race @ Bratton Down  6th June.

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21-04-2021 12:30:27 in General by Admin
After a hiatus of over four months point to point racing resumes at Larkhill with the running of the Larkhill meeting on Sunday. When racing was last held back in December the experiment of allowing owners to attend took place and the good news is that owners in a party of six and sponsors will be allowed to attend this meeting in the Amber Zone. The strict rules of wearing face masks and social d...

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18-04-2021 15:56:43 in General by Admin
Course has been walked today (18/4) and updated going is now Firm. The course has a good covering of grass. Fences 1, 2 and 6 will be moved to fresh ground and all bends have been moved. Entries close 12.30pm Monday 19th

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That's it for the 2021 season look forward to updtaing you on provisional dats for 2022 season soon