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  

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

 

Latest News

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The recent withdrawal of Milton Harris' training licence has blown a hole in one of Wiltshire's most successful yards, but it says more about changing employment practices than about Harris' ability to train horses. One might say that's the easy part.  Harris has been stood down on the basis of not being "a fit and proper person" after breaching licence conditions on being a company dir...

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Eagle-eyed followers of Point-to-Point racing may have identified a key clue in pursuit of the winner of the St James's Place Foxhunter at the Cheltenham Festival in the gloaming of an otherwise unremarkable day at Wetherby last week.  Hunter chases no longer fill the way they used to and often produce small fields where the more companionable atmosphere of the Point-to-Point scene draws mor...

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