Equestrian News

Internationally known horse racing broadcaster Cornelius Lysaght will head up the Devon & Cornwall live streaming presenting team when the 2020/2021 point-to-point season gets under way with the East Devon races at Ottery St Mary on Saturday. October 24, writes Granville Taylor.

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The Westcountry point-to-point circuit has been given a terrific boost with the news that Totnes and Bridgetown Races Co Ltd is to launch a special £10,000 financial support package to kick-start the 2020/2021 Point to Point season in the Devon and Cornwall area, writes Granville Taylor.

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The Point to Point Authority (PPA) have published a proposed fixture list for the 2020/21 season.

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This year’s Burghley Horse Trials have been cancelled because of the coronavirus pandemic.

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A look back in time to the Stafford Cross point-to-point meeting in 2009

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Nobody knew as they enjoyed eight competitive races at Buckfastleigh on Sunday (March 15), that the Dart Vale and Haldon Harriers would be staging the final point-to-point meeting of the 2020 season, writes Granville Taylor.

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Taunton will be hosting their St Patrick’s Raceday next Tuesday (March 17) when the card carries a total prize fund of almost £50k, writes Richard Walsh.

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The East Cornwall managed to hold their point-to-point at Great Trethew after a two weeks postponement due to waterlogging, but it was touch and go as overnight rain again threatened proceedings, writes Granville Taylor.

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The rearranged Point-to-Point horse racing meeting takes place at Great Trethew next Sunday (March 8) when the East Cornwall host their event, writes Donna Harris.

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Point-to-pointing resumed in the Devon & Cornwall area as the Western meeting finally defeated the bad weather on Sunday at Wadebridge, writes Granville Taylor.

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Wincanton Racecourse’s Cheltenham Festival Preview Evening is back this year on Thursday, March 5, writes Lucy Johnson.

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Taunton Races set for Thursday action

Thursday, February 20, 2020

Taunton Racecourse round off February with their third meeting of the month when they host The Royal Bath & West Raceday next Thursday (February 27), when the first of the seven races on the card that has over £48k on offer in prizes is due to go to post at 2pm, writes Richard Walsh.

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With the recent deluge of rain and the postponement of the East Cornwall fixture at Great Trethew, the Western Hunt have been able to stage their meeting this coming Sunday (February 23) at The Royal Cornwall Showground, writes Donna Harris.

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With the weather wreaking havoc for Exeter Racecourse’s fixture list, its all systems go for this Friday’s meeting which features the prestigious Be Wiser Insurance Services Devon National, writes Lucy Johnson.

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It’s all systems go for Exeter Racecourse this Sunday (February 16) which is an additional fixture with last weekend’s meeting cancelled due to Storm Ciara, writes Lucy Johnson.

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Next Sunday (February 9) will be the third and final point-to-point horse racing meeting to be held at The Royal Cornwall Showground, Wadebridge this season, and another action packed quality race day will be on offer, writes Donna Harris.

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Will Biddick rides Chipley Park double

Thursday, January 30, 2020

Will Biddick took the honours on a soggy, wet afternoon at Chipley Park near Wellington on the final Sunday of January , writes Granville Taylor.

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A key date in the south-west’s racing calendar is approaching with leading trainers readying their horses for Exeter Racecourse’s meeting on Sunday, February 9, writes Lucy Johnson.

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Wincanton Racecourse’s fixture this Thursday (January 30), will pay tribute to two horsemen who were renowned for their ways with horses.

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A combination of the frost and the recent wet spell meant the very soft ground put a premium on stamina on the old Buckfastleigh racecourse, writes Granville Taylor.

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