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22-10-2021 08:26:45 in General by Admin
Following the successful open day the organisers have possted some Drone fottage shot during the day.  https://www.facebook.com/100009569446420/videos/185980196925978/ They look forward to seeing you on 1st May 2022

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15-10-2021 10:54:45 in General by Admin
Portman Races at Badbury Rings starts the Wessex season on Sunday 7th November. E tickets are available via the Blue button on the home page

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30-09-2021 18:33:17 in General by Admin
The Devon & Somerset Staghounds are holding an Open Day at their new point-to-point course at South Hill, Dulverton on Sunday, October 17.   The course at South Hill, which is two miles north of Dulverton on the B3223 (TA22 9PT), can be walked on this day from 11am – 4pm The course will be marked out and maps will be available. Walking tours will be available. Horses w...

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27-09-2021 08:20:07 in General by Admin
We are holding an open afternoon at Chilfrome, near Maiden Newton on Sunday 3rd October 12pm – 4pm The proposed layout of the course will be marked and maps will be available. Access from A356 (DT2 0EL) There will be a BBQ meal deal available. Everyone is welcome.  It would be helpful to have some idea of numbers. (contact - njatkinson10@gmail.com or helen-rees@live...

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10-09-2021 16:45:38 in General by Admin
Wessex will be hosting three fixtures before Christmas this year Portman @ Badbury Rings  Sunday 7th November  Hursley Hambledon @ Larkhill  Sunday 28th November Avon Vale @ Larkhill  Sunday 19th December   In anticipation of the commencement of the 2021 - 22 Point-to-Point season, and for you to take a look and begin to plan your campaigns, the race programm...

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01-08-2021 13:37:29 in General by Admin
We were saddened to learn of the recent death of Peter Hooper who has been a familiar face at point to points particularly in Devon and Cornwall and the west of the Wessex area. Always cheerful with a friendly welcome Peter was best known for being a most reliable and conscientious timekeeper at our meetings over many seasons whatever the weather. Working alongside the judging officials at Cothels...

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08-07-2021 16:43:15 in General by Admin
  It was with great sadness that we learned of the death of Richard and our sincerest condolences goes out to Spill, Michael. Andrew and Carrie and all of his grandchildren. Richard was firstly a very talented rider and became leading National Rider in 1972 and 1973 and secondly as a very well respected Senior Steward covering the Wessex area. A private funeral will be held by the family wi...

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05-07-2021 08:14:31 in General by Admin
The Wessex Point to Point Area was saddened to learn of the death of Pat Awdry on 26th June at his home near Trowbridge. A great supporter of point to point racing over more than 50 years first of all as a rider and latterly as an owner with the late John Dufosee and more recently with Stuart Penny. Pat who was 85 farmed at Pound Farm near Trowbridge and subsequently at Spiers Piece Farm at Steep...

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02-06-2021 08:20:49 in General by Admin
The Wessex Area was very sorry to learn of the death of the much respected and well liked Stewart Pike who was the breeder, owner and trainer of a number of top class point to pointers and steeplechasers particularly during the 1990’s. Based at Sidbury, Devon he regularly produced from his mare Romany Lilly the likes of Winters Lane, Synderborough Lad (named after his farm), Proud Sun, Swea...

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29-05-2021 10:48:24 in General by Admin
“The Wessex Area 2020-21 season was unfortunately limited to just five meetings and so the Area has decided that the Annual Awards will not be formally awarded. This is in line with the decision taken last year. However we do feel we would like to recognise the huge efforts that all participants have put in throughout the season and their continued support of the Wessex Area. Consequently i...

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Preview on the Fixtures page

Wessex first fixture of the season will be:

Portman @ Badbury Rings

Sunday 7th November

First race 12.00

E Tickets available (Click Blue Button below)