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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10-12-2019 18:38:55 in General by Admin
The fourth renewal of the Barbury International Point-to-Point fixture again draws together horses and riders from the UK and Ireland for the only time on a UK point-to-point course, writes Jake Exelby. The fixture is the only British point-to-point meeting open to both Irish horses, trainers and riders and professionally trained horses.Clerk of the Course John White confirmed on Monday that, foll...

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05-12-2019 11:03:27 in General by Admin
Barbury Racecourse’s three fixtures this season have co-ordinated effort to capture their share of the runners competing in Point-to-Point races by devising four initiatives for the forthcoming season, launching with the unique Barbury International fixture next weekend, on Sunday December 15th. Leading Irish equine supplements firm Plusvital is to underwrite a fresh initiative to encourag...

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26-11-2019 19:44:01 in General by Admin
There will be a course walk taking place at Barbury Racecourse on Sunday, December 15. The walk is open to all riders with an active Riders Qualification Certificate, though is primarily aimed at the novice riders who will be taking part that day in the Highflyer Bloodstock PPORA Club Members Novice Rider Conditions Race. BHA Jockey Coach Dominic Elsworth will lead the walk, and will meet riders ...

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14-11-2019 09:29:41 in General by Admin
British Point-to-Pointing’s 52nd annual Awards Dinner - sponsored by Tattersalls Cheltenham/Ascot Sales - will celebrate two record-smashers when it takes place at Cheltenham racecourse tomorrow evening (Thursday, Nov 14). Warwickshire-based Gina Andrews (main picture) will step up to receive the Skinner’s women’s championship which she won easily with a score of 58 du...

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08-10-2019 15:00:00 in General by Admin
British racing can take some pride in the fact that it plays a central role in the calendar for betting companies, UK-based or otherwise. And among the top 10 most wagered races, Jumps events dominate, led by the Randox Health Grand National and races at the Cheltenham Festival. In other recognized racing territories, betting on racing is a sideshow, as any German racing administrator would testif...

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26-09-2019 18:51:38 in General by Admin
Barbury Racecourse set out its stall for the season ahead by publishing its programme of 20 races across the three fixtures, starting with the International fixture on Sunday December 15th.  With £4,900 on offer across 7 races, this ranks as the second highest prize fund in Point-to-Point racing, and has produced some excellent winners over its 3 year lifespan. Irish visitors have more...

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14-08-2019 10:15:41 in General by Admin
Sadly, this year’s Barbury racing action is over and we’ll all have to wait until December for the next set of races at Wiltshire’s most famous racecourse. On the upside, there are daily racing events all around the UK throughout the year, many of which punters can bet on thanks to the top online sportsbooks. Top bookmakers like bet365, Paddy Power, and Coral Bet are among the p...

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09-04-2019 13:41:27 in General by Admin
VETERAN rider Phil York stole the show with a treble on Legal Ok, Timmie Roe and Streets Of London at the Tedworth Hunt meeting at Barbury on Sunday writes Russell Smith. York got off to a flying start in the Simpsons Subaru Restricted Race when Legal Ok, from his Effingham stables in Surrey, made a stunning British debut between the flags. Quickly establishing a massive lead, the seven-year-old ...

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02-04-2019 20:33:23 in General by Admin
TRAINER Tim Underwood will decide later this week whether to let Timmie Roe bid for a six-timer at the Tedworth Hunt meeting at Barbury on Sunday, writes Jake Exelby. Underwood, who is set to receive the Dubarry Leading Trainer Award as the Wiltshire course's top handler for the third year running, has entered the gelding in the Prestat & The British Racing Club Six-Year-Olds And Over PPORA C...

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04-03-2019 06:11:09 in General by Admin
A day at the races is unlike anything else you can experience in the sporting world. Terrific races exist around the world, but particularly in the UK there’s a character and ambiance about these events that results in an unparalleled spectacle. It’s wild and refined at the same time, exciting yet leisurely, classy but casual, and always, above all else, thoroughly enjoyable. None of...

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27-02-2019 12:30:24 in General by Admin
The Cheltenham Festival is the ‘Mecca’ of the sport, just as the Barbury International fixture defines the foremost quality of the racing merchandise between the flags. Cheltenham is the one place every disciple of jump racing and betting must visit at least once in their lifetime, an unbelievable four days of racing action which transcends anything the likes of Royal Ascot can offer. ...

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25-02-2019 19:11:24 in General by Admin
Barbury basked in unseasonal sunshine on Saturday for the eight races at the rescheduled Vine & Craven Point-to-Point, at which the honours went to Will Biddick and Phil York – the only two men currently riding with over 300 successes in points – both of whom rode doubles, and to the irrepressible Tim Underwood, who trained two winners, which shot him to the top of the Dubarry Lead...

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22-02-2019 19:46:01 in General by Admin
The second Vine & Craven point-to-point of the season takes place on Sunday at Barbury and the eight scheduled races, which kick-off at 11.30am, have attracted an excellent entry of 161, writes Jake Exelby. Clerk of the Course John White reported this morning that the snow on the course has almost gone and that the going is now Good to Soft, Soft in places. Meeting Secretary Karen Hobbs told m...

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14-02-2019 14:59:40 in General by Admin
Racing resumed yesterday and  Point to Pointing will go ahead this weekend according to present BHA requirements.  Most of the affected fixtures have rescheduled, including Barbury, now set to proceed on Saturday February 23rd.    After consultation with its veterinary committee, and based on the latest tests conducted by the Animal Health Trust, the BHA’s Chief Regulat...

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07-02-2019 17:27:45 in General by Admin
The British Horseracing Authority (BHA) has this afternoon taken the decision that racing will not resume in Britain until Wednesday 13 February at the earliest, including fixtures programmed by the Point-to-Point Authority. The BHA’s veterinary team has today been in contact with more than 50 trainers and veterinarians to allow it to make an informed assessment of the risk of equ...

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19-12-2018 09:39:23 in General by Admin
Sarah Rippon was full of praise for Sonneofpresenting after her new charge upset odds-on favourite Cousin Pete at Barbury's International Racing Club meeting on Sunday, one of 9 races on this most popular card. Rippon, who lives at Islip, near Oxford, acquired the Paul and Clare Rooney-owned eight-year-old on a permanent loan through their racing manager Jason Maguire. And the former Kim Bailey ...

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11-12-2018 19:23:21 in General by Admin
BIBURY trainer Dibby Brown has issued a clean bill of health for Cousin Pete ahead of the Barbury International Racing Club meeting at Barbury Racecourse on Sunday (11am), writes Russell Smith. The ten-year-old will be having his first start since suffering a series of problems after outrunning odds of 66-1 to dead-heat for third behind Pacha Du Polder in the St James's Foxhunter Challenge Cup at...

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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!

Read more...

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.

Read more...

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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10-12-2019 18:38:55 in General by Admin
The fourth renewal of the Barbury International Point-to-Point fixture again draws together horses and riders from the UK and Ireland for the only time on a UK point-to-point course, writes Jake Exelby. The fixture is the only British point-to-point meeting open to both Irish horses, trainers and riders and professionally trained horses.Clerk of the Course John White confirmed on Monday that, foll...

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