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

 

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