Useful Links

Point-to-Point and racing connections

www.andoversfordraces.co.uk - the most valuable Point-to-Point fixture in the UK calendar fearing the Robert Hitchins Group Andoversford Grand Annual Chase

www.avonvaleraces.com - Wiltshire's best Spring fixture at the end of March

www.berkeleyraces.co.uk - Woodford stages Gloucestershire's final fixture of the county's season in late April

www.chaddesleyraces.co.uk - home to Worcestershire's best five fixtures from the Harkaway to the Lady Dudley Cup at the Worcestershire

www.cocklebarrowraces.com - home to the Heythrop Point-to-Point and the Lord Ashton of Hyde Cup

www.eyton-races.co.uk - a riverside location for two Shropshire fixtures near Telford that are worth the journey

www.gloucesterraces.com - a riverside locsation for the Ledbury in late March

www.knightwickraces.com - the Clifton-on-Teme's new course in Worcestershire is sharp but easy to view

www.larkhillracing.co.uk - details of fixtures and gaalloping arrangements at our nearest neighbour on Salisbury Plain

www.newburyracecourse.co.uk - our nearest racecourse neighbour and host to top flight Jumps and Flat action all year

www.parham-races.co.uk - Sussex's leading Point-to-Point for the Crawley & Horsham in late March

www.pointtopoint.co.uk - portal for anything and everything to do with Point-to-Point racing


www.pointinginyorkshire.co.uk  - details of all fixtures in God's own country

 www.pointing-se.com - portal for fixtures in Kent and Sussex

www.pointingsm.co.uk - portal for all fixtures in Oxfordshire, Berkshire, Buckinghamshire and Northamptonshire

www.pointingwm.co.uk -portal for all fixtures in Gloucestershire and Worcestershire

www.pointingwessex.co.uk - portal for news and fixtures in Somerset, Wiltshire and Dorset

www.theppora.co.uk - portal for Owners, Trainers & Riders in Point-to-Point racing

www.salisburyracecourse.co.uk - Wiltshire's only Flat course with scenic views of Salisbury Cathedral 

www.shelfieldpark.co.uk - Warwickshire's newest course not far from Dan Skelton's yard

www.stratfordracecourse.net - scion of summer jumps racing, and host to the £80,000 Hunters' Evening in late May that concludes the Point-to-Point season

 

www.information-britain.co.uk - where to find out about other great days out in the UK

 

 Other equestrian events and sites of interest

www.avonvalehunt.org.uk   - details of other equestrian events, hunting and more in the Vale of Avon

 www.barburyhorsetrials.co.uk - our very own international horse trials here at Barbury each July

www.lambournopenday.co.uk- site of the annual Peter O'Sullevan Open day each Good Friday 

www.tedworthhunt.co.uk - details of other equestrian events, hunting and more in the Pewsey Vale
www.vineandcravenhunt.co.uk - details of other equestrian events, huning and more between Marlborough and Hungerford

www.information-britain.co.uk - where to find out about other great days out in the UK

Trainers in Wiltshire and near Barbury

www.alankingracing.co.uk - Barbury's very own top trainer for both Flat and Jumps

www.neil-king.co.uk- namesake Neil trains from Burderop, whence Collier Bay won his Champion Hurdle

www.charliemannracing.co.uk - Lambourn's fearless survivor, and still the only Briton to have trained and ridden  a winner of the Velka Pardubice

www.chrisgordonracing.co.uk - former Point-to-Point rider Chris has graduated to the professional ranks and training near Winchester under both codes  

www.emmalavelle.com - now successfully training Festival winners from Ogbourne St George, one mile from Marlborough High Street

www.geoffreydeacontraining.com - Irishman Geoffrey trains at Compton near Newbury

www.harryfryracing.com - former assistant to Paul Nicholls, Harry is now in ther top flight in his own right

www.jackbarberracing.co.uk - former trainer of Pointers, Jack has graduated to the professional ranks

www.markgillardracing.com- Dorset-based Mark is a former trainer of Pointers, now in the professional ranks

www.michaelblakeracing.co.uk - Trwobridge-based Mark enjoys success under both codes 

www.seamusdurack.com - former rider Seamus now making waves in Lambourn

www.simonearleracing.co.uk - another former rider makimng a success of training near Warminster  

Next Event

When?

Season curtailed. Come racing back next winter

 

 

 

 

 

Where?

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

 

Latest News

16-01-2021 20:02:26 in General by Admin
The Barbury Castle winner machine that is Alan King has been enjoying plenty of success in bread and butter races, but to maintain a position at racing's top table, it's the big races that enable you both to catch the eye and rack up some valuable prize money on which your ranking is decided.  Such is Alan's reputation that we've grown to expect winners in the big Pattern and handicaps that ...

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14-01-2021 18:25:36 in General by Admin
Britain's latest lockdown has put paid to Point-to-Point fixtures until at least the third week in February, and very likely later, notwithstanding the ability of organising hunts to stage subsequent fixtures. This has put increased importance on the relatively small number of Hunter Chases run under Rules at which horses can qualify for a place at Cheltenham or Aintree.This will now be exacerbate...

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09-01-2021 19:01:20 in General by Admin
If the loss of the only Barbury Point-to-Point fixture remaining this season through the lockdown has got racing fans down, the news has thankfully not spread to Marlborough's racing yards, which continue to flourish in this arduous winter.  After a Christmas period where the spotlight largely shone elsewhere, Barbury and Ogbourne Maizey were once again the focus of attention at Kempton and ...

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05-01-2021 09:57:47 in General by Admin
In the light of the Prime Minister’s Announcement last night, the Point-to-Point Authority acted immediately to call a pause to the Point to-Point season from today.  Peter Wright, CEO of the governing body, remarked, "Whilst I know that many of you would have liked to press on, and indeed the sport remains inherently safe, we cannot claim that we are acting in a vacuum.  The nati...

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