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Welcome to Barbury Races

We're underway with a brand new season's racing at Barbury, starting this December with the unique Barbury International fixture, pitting the best of Irish horses and riders against their British counterparts for the only time on a UK Point-to-Point course in the season. We hope you'll be able to attend as a spectator or to compete. If you're a first time visitor, be assured of a warm welcome, and check out ouir FAQs for basics and directions.

The International is the first of three fixtures this winter and spring, as the season gathers momentum into the traditional start period in February. The Vine & Craven fixture on February 9th and Tedworth on April 5th both celebrate the best and most competitive racing of this amateur division in the spectacular surroundings of the Barbury Estate. 

Barbury is home to top flight equestrian sport at every level. Home to top Jumps trainer Alan King, and within hailing distance of his namesake Neil King at Burderop and Emma Lavelle at Ogbourne St George,Barbury Racecourse is at the centre of a renaissance of Jumps success in north Wiltshire, in which Pointing plays a central part. And of course, the estate plays host to Barbury Horse Trials in July. Truly, this is a setting where excellence can flourish across multiple equine disciplines.

The natural amphitheatre that surrounds the racecourse offers superb viewing of the entire course, easy access to the paddock and winner’s enclosure, and excellent racing ground on our chalky soil to bring out the best in any thoroughbred. From the opening International Meeting to the Tedworth in April, this is a venue where you can enjoy breath-taking scenery, very fresh air, archly competitive racing and great company with like-minded horsemen from across Wiltshire and surrounding counties. 

And with easy access via the motorway network, Barbury’s appeal as a racing venue stretches far and wide as our International fixture illustrates.

Check the fixtures and programme here, or take advantage of our advance booking to reserve your ticket. Meantime, we look forward to welcoming you to this wonderful venue, and to helping you get the best from your racing.

 

Next Event

When?

 

SAVE 30% - Book now for the Vine & Craven fixture on Sunday February 9

 

 

 

 

 

Where?

Barbury, 3m N of Marlborough, off A346, Jn 15 M4

 

Latest News

20-01-2020 09:08:27 in General by Admin
Barbury's next fixture, the middle of three this season, adds a new innovative race to connect stable yards all over the South West. This year’s event on Sunday February 9 is set to be bigger and better than ever with the inaugural running of the Barbury Races Stable Staff Dash at the end of the day, in aid of the Air Ambulance. Open to all those working in licensed training yards, entrants ...

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01-01-2020 00:01:01 in General by Admin
New Year's Day means one huge birthday for all Thoroughbreds who share the same official birthday. If you love your racing, celebrate with them and look aherad to some of the winter's great racing fixtures, including here at Barbury! Happy New Year!

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19-12-2019 17:03:47 in General by Admin
David Sunderland, jockeys' valet at countless fixtures across the Midlands and Wiltshire area, died suddenly after racing at Barbury last Sunday.  A whole generation of riders has grown up under his tutelage and sound if occasionally pointed guidance in the Weigh Tent, and he will be sorely missed. Condolences from all at Barbury to his family.

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16-12-2019 16:12:34 in General by Admin
Exactly 100 competitors stepped up to the oche for the Barbury International Point-to-Point at Barbury on Sunday (writes Jake Exelby) and it was The Dellercheckout – named after a famous moment in darts – who hit the bullseye when landing the feature race, the 13-runner Plusvital Mixed Open. Caroline Robinson’s six-year-old, given a clever and patient ride by daughter Immy, made ...

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