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16 June 2014 Report: Torrington Farmers - Umberleigh

Another thrilling Point-to-Point season came to a close last weekend, when the Torrington Farmers hosted their meeting at Umberleigh on Saturday. READ MORE

10 June 2014 Report: Tiverton Staghounds - Bratton Down

Robbie Henderson scored a hat-trick of wins at Bratton Down Point-to-Point on Sunday, extending his lead at the top of the area men's jockey leaderboard. Whenharrymetsally gave Henderson his first win of the day in the opening Winston Pincombe Landrovers-sponsored Members race, pleasing the favourite backers who had backed him into odds on. READ MORE

03 June 2014 Report: Haydon - Hexham Racecourse

It might have been one of the warmest days of the year, but heavy rain earlier in the week ensured that the going was as testing as it has ever been on the Point-to-Point track at Hexham Racecourse for last Sunday's Haydon fixture, which brought down the curtain on the 2014 Northern Area season. READ MORE

27 May 2014 Report: Berks & Bucks and Staff College & RMAS Draghounds - Kingston Blount

Alan Hill increased his advantage at the head of the Connolly's Red Mills Trainers Championship by saddling a treble at the Berks & Bucks and Staff College & RMAS Draghounds at Kingston Blount on Sunday. READ MORE

27 May 2014 Report: Pembrokeshire - Trecoed

Riding your first winner is one of the most special moments in a jockey's career and the opening Hunt Members race at the Pembrokeshire Point-to-Point saw 16-year-old Stephanie Rogers realise that dream. READ MORE

27 May 2014 Report: South Tetcott - Upcott Cross

Lucette Annie loves Upcott Cross and scored her third course success in the Mens Open here at Monday's Bank Holiday meeting. Although soft ground is probably a pre-requisite, all distances come alike to the consistent mare who had won over four miles at this track six weeks ago. READ MORE

26 May 2014 Report: Fitzwilliam (Milton) - Dingley

A double for Bridget Andrews at the Fitzwilliam (Milton) meeting at Dingley saw her extend her lead over Jacqui Coward in the National Leading Lady Rider Championships to four. Heavy rain prior to the meeting meant the ground was "good to soft, soft in places" but sunshine and a breeze ensured it dried out as the afternoon went on. A good turnout of 46 runners contested the seven races in front of a large bank holiday crowd. READ MORE

19 May 2014 Report: Grafton - Whitfield

Sussex trainer Georgie Howell ended a seven-year winning drought in style on Sunday as she saddled a double for daughter Tabitha Worsley at the Grafton Point-to-Point at Whitfield. READ MORE

19 May 2014 Report: Clifton-on-Teme - Upper Sapey

Two horse races are generally one-sided affairs, which do little to fire the imagination of the paying public but sometimes they produce surprise results which is exactly what happened during the Clifton-on-Teme meeting at Upper Sapey on Saturday afternoon. READ MORE

19 May 2014 Report: Dulverton West - Bratton Down

The West Country Point-to-Point season entered its final few weeks on Sunday (May 18th) when the Dulverton West fixture became the first of three meetings to be held in late May and June at Bratton Down. READ MORE

19 May 2014 Report: Knutsford Races Club - Tabley

Megan Nicholls, the 16 year old daughter of leading National Hunt trainer Paul Nicholls, was in superb form at a sunny Knutsford Races Point-to-Point meeting held on Sunday 18 May. READ MORE

19 May 2014 Report: Gelligaer Farmers - Lower Machen

James Tudor, who is shortly to make the most important decisions of his life - he is getting married and giving up his long time role as assistant trainer to Evan Williams - had a double at the Gelligaer Farmers Hunt Point-to-Point Steeplechases at picturesque Lower Machen, where a large crowd enjoyed some good racing in sunny conditions. READ MORE

19 May 2014 Report: South Durham - Mordon

The Yorkshire season came to a close this weekend at John Wade's track at Howe Hills, Mordon. Chris Dawson and Richard Smith fought it out furiously for the Gentleman's title and added an extra edge of excitement to the afternoon's action; however it would be Richard Smith that would take the honours with Chris Dawson making a valiant effort in the runner up position. READ MORE

19 May 2014 Report: Melton Hunts Club - Garthorpe

The Midlands Area season reached a dramatic conclusion on Sunday at the Melton Hunts Club meeting at Garthorpe. At the start of the day Tom Strawson was leading Dale Peters in the D & M Barthorpe leading Gentleman Rider Championship by one point. READ MORE

19 May 2014 Report: Border - Hexham Racecourse

Amie Waugh and Tristan Davidson shared the riding honours with doubles in the Border Hunt fixture at Hexham Racecourse on Sunday, while in-form trainer, Victor Thompson also sent out two winners for the third weekend in a row. READ MORE

16 May 2014 Report: Weston & Banwell Harriers - Cothelstone

Bridget Andrews doubled her lead in the National table aboard Jill Awdry's Cothelstone Ladies Open winner Latest Trend. Trained at Henstridge, Somerset, by Stuart Penny, Latest Trend tracked 4/7F Overlut - seeking to extend his unbeaten Cothelstone record to five - until taking the lead three out and easing home. "He is as good as anything I've ridden and was awesome today," smiled Bridget. "He found it difficult jumping out of heavy ground in two Wincanton Hunter Chases but his recent Larkhill win for Poppy [Skipper] restored his confidence. He's got a tremendous turn of foot and tonight's firmer ground has enabled him to show it." READ MORE

13 May 2014 Report: Kimblewick - Kingston Blount

Thetford trainer David Kemp guided progressive seven-year-old Moroman to a fourth victory in his last five starts between the flags at Kingston Blount's Kimblewick Point-to-Point on Saturday. The son of Morozov, who landed the Restricted on this card twelve months ago, ran out an easy seven-length scorer of the Conditions race under a typical front-running ride. READ MORE

13 May 2014 Report: Bilsdale - Easingwold

This weekend's meeting was courtesy of the Bilsdale Hunt which was held at Easingwold, the second of two meetings at this track. Chris Dawson was the man in form as a trainer and a jockey and was on a high after his inmate Killmacallogue Bay won the Open Maiden under Simon Robinson. Chris also scored in the Mixed Open aboard Know The Rules and keeps him well in the shake up for the Gentleman's Yorkshire title. READ MORE

13 May 2014 Report: Wheatland - Chaddesley Corbett

Two top class riding performances by two of the areas best jockeys proved the highlight of Sundays Wheatland Point-to-Point at Chaddesley Corbett. READ MORE

13 May 2014 Report: Four Burrow - Trebudannon

Jockey Darren Edwards teamed up with Lifton-based trainer Dean Summersby in scoring a first and last race double at a windy but dry Trebudannon. READ MORE

13 May 2014 Report: Minehead Harriers and WEst Somerset - Holnicote

Michael Legg posted his best-ever seasonal score aboard family horse Rush'N'Roll in the Mixed Open. The 24-year-old jockey has won nine races between the flags this season and is enjoying his best season under Rules with six successes. READ MORE

13 May 2014 Report: Bilsdale - Easingwold

The race for the Yorkshire Area Men's Championship is well and truly on between Richard Smith and Chris Dawson but by the final race of the day it was the last thing on Chris' mind. "Forget the championship, Robinson's ridden a winner!" the winning trainer bellowed as Simon Robinson took the AJ Horseboxes Open Maiden on Kilmacallogue Bay. READ MORE

13 May 2014 Report: Cumberland - Aspatria

Despite being sent off the outsider of the party in the Richard Harrison & Sons Open Maiden Race in the Cumberland fixture at Aspatria on Saturday, Angus Crozier's home-bred gelding, Steel Law caused an upset by getting off the mark on only his second career outing. READ MORE

06 May 2014 Report: Tredegar Farmers - Lower Machen

There were plenty of thrills and spills for the large crowd which attended the Tredegar Farmers Point-to-Point Steeplechases at picturesque Lower Machen last Saturday. READ MORE

06 May 2014 Report: Banwen Miners - Pentreclwydau

The crowds came out for the Banwen Miners Point-to-Point on Monday and coupled with a sunny day and perfect going they were not disappointed with some exciting racing. READ MORE

06 May 2014 Report: South Shropshire - Eyton-on-Severn

The South Shropshire Point-to-Point at Eyton-on-Severn on 5th May was well attended by a Bank Holiday crowd, and held by kind permission of Lord Barnard, The Hon H F C Vane, Messrs J W Beddoes and D G Moseley. Inclement weather and track conditions that can change rapidly meant that most of the races had smaller fields. Despite this, the racing was good and threw up some surprise results. READ MORE

06 May 2014 Report: Warwickshire - Mollington

It was an afternoon to remember for Upton Viva Stud at the Warwickshire Hunt Point-to-Point at Mollington on Monday as Sam Waley-Cohen rode a four-timer for father Robert. "We've never even run four on the same day before, let alone had four winners!" said owner/trainer Robert Waley-Cohen, whose stables lie just eight miles from the course. READ MORE

06 May 2014 Report: Zetland - Witton Castle

The Zetland hunt held their meeting at Witton Castle on Bank Holiday Monday and with the season slowly drawing to a close the competition is hotter than ever; Jacqueline Coward scored on the day and is trying her hardest to claim her national ladies title for the second year running, whilst Chris Dawson was recording a double on the day and looks a big danger to dethroning Richard Smith at the head of the Yorkshire Men's title. READ MORE

06 May 2014 Report: Zetland - Witton Castle

The Zetland hunt held their meeting at Witton Castle on Bank Holiday Monday and with the season slowly drawing to a close the competition is hotter than ever; Jacqueline Coward scored on the day and is trying her hardest to claim her national ladies title for the second year running, whilst Chris Dawson was recording a double on the day and looks a big danger to dethroning Richard Smith at the head of the Yorkshire Men's title. READ MORE

06 May 2014 Report: Stevenstone - Vauterhill

Jockey Rob Hawker celebrated his 21st birthday at the end of last week and rounded it off in memorable style with a first and last race double at Vauterhill, North Devon, where the rain held off until the fourth race. READ MORE

06 May 2014 Report: Devon & Cornwall - Flete Park

Mister Moonax may be 14 years old but proved that age is no barrier when outstaying his three rivals in the featured four miles Ladies Open on near perfect going at Flete Park. READ MORE

06 May 2014 Report: Devon & Somerset Staghounds - Holnicote

Byerley Bear and his owner Roger Knowles remain on target for National titles after the nine-year-old's gutsy win in Holnicote's Ladies Open. The Exit To Nowhere chesnut is the current co-leader of the National Leading Horse Award table (he and Tempelpirate each having seven wins) while Roger heads the AGA Dual Control Owners Championship list. READ MORE

06 May 2014 Report: Cattistock - Littlewindsor

Megan Nicholls took the outright lead in the National Lady Novice Riders list with a double at Littlewindsor. The Rose Loxton-trained pair Gwanako (Ladies Open) and Current Event (Novice Riders' race) provided the 16-year-old's two successes. READ MORE

06 May 2014 Report: North Ledbury - Maisemore Park

Maisemore Park is Tash Seely's favourite course because her three successes have all come at this popular riverside venue. Miss Seely, who is part of a major Veterinary Practice in Bourton on the Water, scored an easy win on Brize Norton in the North Ledbury Members on Sunday afternoon. READ MORE

05 May 2014 Report: Fernie - Dingley

Good bank holiday weather led to a large crowd in attendance at Dingley for some exciting racing action when the Fernie held their Point-to-Point on Sunday. The ground-staff had worked hard to water the ground prior to the meeting and were rewarded by a turnout of 47 runners from the 97 entries. READ MORE

05 May 2014 Report: Lauderdale - Mosshouses

It was a case of doubles all round for jockeys, Tom Hamilton and Toby Speke, as well as trainer, Victor Thompson in the Lauderdale fixture at Mosshouses on Sunday. READ MORE

05 May 2014 Report: Pendle Forest & Craven - Heslaker

An inexplicably low number of runners turned out for the Pendle Forest & Craven Hunt Point-to-Point at Heslaker on Saturday 3rd May. The going was perfect with plenty of grass cover and the slightly shortened course meant the course is still a test but the most demanding incline of the hill has been removed. Jacqueline Coward was the jockey in form, riding a double as she bids to regain the lead in the national jockeys' title. READ MORE

05 May 2014 Report: Pendle Forest & Craven - Heslaker

This weekend it was the turn of the Pendle Forest and Craven hunt to stage their meeting near Skipton and the jockey in form yet again was Jacqueline Coward, who like the previous week recorded a double, with both horses trained by her mother Cherry. Racing conditions were officially good and beautiful weather drew a big crowd to the picturesque course. READ MORE

29 April 2014 Report: Axe Vale Harriers - Stafford Cross

Heavy April showers, which included a vicious hail storm for good measure, punctuated the afternoon at Stafford Cross which featured a second double of the weekend for Will Biddick on the rain softened ground. READ MORE

29 April 2014 Report: York & Ainsty - Easingwold

The York and Ainsty Hunt staged their meeting this weekend at their picturesque course near Easingwold. Large crowds turned out for the seven race card which was run on outstanding ground and all credit should go to clerk of the course Philip Clark and his team for preparing it in such an order. The three jockeys in form on the day were Chris Dawson, Jacqueline Coward and Will Milburn; all of whom recorded a double. READ MORE

29 April 2014 Report: York & Ainsty - Easingwold

Doubles were the order of the day for jockeys Jacqueline Coward and Chris Dawson at the York & Ainsty Point-to-Point on Sunday, but it was Will Milburn who started the trend, riding his first ever double in the first two races. READ MORE

29 April 2014 Report: Fife - Balcormo Mains

It was great to see the Fife Foxhounds Point-to-Point Races back in business at Balcormo Mains last Saturday, after being missing from the schedules since April 2011. Overnight rain ensured near perfect jumping ground, which was on the soft side of good, and a decent crowd enjoyed some competitive action with 37 runners facing the starter on a six race card. READ MORE

29 April 2014 Report: Quorn - Garthorpe

Claire Lomas was guest of honour at the Quorn Point-to-Point where she was signing copies of her book "Finding My Feet" and raising funds for the Nicholls Spinal Injury Foundation. Claire was paralysed in a riding accident in 2007 and spoke on the P.A. about her life before and after her injuries. READ MORE

29 April 2014 Report: Berkeley - Woodford

23-year-old Frances Poole and One To Note caused a major surprise when beating the odds-on favourite, Ned the Post, in the Members Race during the Berkeley Point-to-Point at Woodford on Saturday afternoon. READ MORE

29 April 2014 Report: Farmers BLoodhounds - Whitfield

Rain in the 24 hours leading up to the meeting resulted in the going here being good to soft, soft in places, but for most of the meeting itself it was bright and sunny with a reasonable turn-out of 38 runners in the seven races. READ MORE

29 April 2014 Report: United Pack - Brampton Bryan

It was an inspirational day of racing at the United Pack fixture at Brampton Bryan. Clerk of the course, Wayne Tuffin, had put in his usual graft behind the scenes with his team to produce almost perfect ground, and despite cloudbursts, eventually a decent crowd arrived to enjoy the stories and drama that unfolded. It was certainly a day that several will never forget. READ MORE

25 April 2014 Report: South Pembrokeshire - Lydstep

The sun shone on Bank Holiday Monday, bringing out the crowds for the South Pembrokeshire Point-to-Point at Lydstep. The people of Pembrokeshire always enjoy supporting their local owners, trainers & jockeys at the races and here they were not disappointed with Manobier's John Mathias taking the riding honours with a treble, closely followed by Sepaside's Jodie Hughes, who has totally transformed her season by riding a double at the meeting. READ MORE

22 April 2014 Report: Four Burrow - Trebudannon

It was a good day for the lady jockeys at the Four Burrow meeting, where Bryony Frost and Vicky Wade each scored doubles. In addition, Leanda Tickle rode Byerley Bear to win the Ladies Open, which left only a couple of races for the boys. READ MORE

22 April 2014 Report: Dartmoor Foxhounds - Flete Park

The car parks were bursting to capacity for the Dartmoor meeting in the glorious setting of Flete Park. A record crowd saw cars having to queue on the surrounding approach roads as punters merged with picnickers on the hill side with not a blade of grass to spare. READ MORE

22 April 2014 Report: Cleveland - Mordon

The Cleveland staged their meeting at Howe Hills, Mordon this weekend by the kind permission of John Wade. The man in form was Chris Dawson, who not only recorded a treble but also completed a century of winners. READ MORE

22 April 2014 Report: Staintondale - Sheriff Hutton

The Staintondale who normally stage their meeting at Charm Park near Wykeham, joined forces with Jack Berry to help raise funds for "The house that Jack built" at Sheriff Hutton by the kind permission of Mick Easterby. The day was blessed with glorious weather all day and a huge crowd turned out to see an exciting 6 race card. READ MORE

22 April 2014 Report: Old Berks - Lockinge

An early estimated crowd of 8,000 flocked to Lockinge Racecourse on Bank Holiday Easter Monday. The annual Charles Stanley Point-to-Point and Country Day is held just outside Wantage, Oxfordshire and is organised by the Old Berks Hunt and is regarded as a highlight in the sporting and social calendar. READ MORE

22 April 2014 Report: Kimblewick - Kimble

Good racing with some close finishes were enjoyed by a ten year record crowd of over 8,000 at the Coral Kimblewick Easter Point-to-Point race meeting. The organising committee of the Coral Kimblewick Easter Point-to-Point were delighted that the estimated crowd of over 8,000 race goers were well entertained by good, safe racing and some thrillingly close finishes. READ MORE

22 April 2014 Report: Taunton Vale - Kingston St Mary

Will Biddick rode a treble to secure the Angie Burrough Memorial Trophy (for the season's leading jockey at the Cotley, Seavington and Taunton Vale fixtures) with a record 33 points at Fennington Farm on Monday. READ MORE

22 April 2014 Report: South & West Wilts - Larkhill

There were doubles for jockeys Rilly Goschen and Poppy Skipper and a training treble for Poppy's boss, Henstridge-based Stuart Penny, at Larkhill on Saturday. READ MORE

22 April 2014 Report: Staintondale - Sheriff Hutton

Gorgeous weather pulled the crowds to Sheriff Hutton for the Staintondale Hunt Point-to-Point, which was also run in aid of the Injured Jockeys Fund's northern project, ‘The House That Jack Built'; a specialist rehabilitation centre for injured jockeys. The ground was firm, with good to firm places although there was an excellent covering of grass. READ MORE

22 April 2014 Report: Vine & Craven - Hackwood Park

Richard Defago, ace amateur track motorcyclist, swapped two wheels for four legs at Hackwood Park's Vine & Craven Point-to-Point on Monday, when he rode his second winner from only three rides, on his own horse Gamato. READ MORE

22 April 2014 Report: Llangeinor - Pyle

David Brace OBE, whose Silver Token was runner-up to Findlay's Find in the Lady Dudley Cup on Saturday, had a brace of winners at his own meeting, the Llangeinor Hunt, held at his Dunraven Stud farm at Pyle, near Bridgend. READ MORE

22 April 2014 Report: Cleveland - Mordon

It was a landmark day for Chris Dawson at his local track, who on riding a treble managed to reach the 100 winner mark in Point-to-Points and Hunter Chases. The winners were Chris' only rides of the day and there is no-one who rides this track better. "I've ridden about 40 winners here," said the triumphant jockey, "this is my home track and Mr Wade has been a big supporter so it's very fitting that the 100 came here." READ MORE

22 April 2014 Report: Braes of Derwent - Corbridge

Tom Hamilton extended his lead over Nick Orpwood in the Northern Area Men's Jockeys Championship to ten points with a double on the Andrew Hamilton-trained geldings, Bayfirth and Toreador, in the well supported Braes of Derwent Point-to-Point meeting at Downhills, Corbridge on Easter Monday. READ MORE

22 April 2014 Report: South Notts - Thorpe Lodge

A very large crowd was in attendance at a warm and sunny Thorpe Lodge for the annual Point-to-Point races where rider Tom Strawson completed his first ever double. READ MORE

22 April 2014 Report: North Cotswold - Paxford

A large Bank Holiday crowd witnessed 16-year-old Jake Launchbury ride his first winner on Smugglers' Run in the Novice Riders Race at Monday's North Cotswold Point-to-Point at Paxford. READ MORE

21 April 2014 Report: Woodland Pytchley - Dingley

Record crowds flocked to Dingley to enjoy the races and spring sunshine, with bank holiday traffic congestion causing the first race to be put back by 30 minutes to allow horseboxes to access the course. 37 runners contested the 7 races and the jockeys were full of praise for the ground staff who had watered during the recent dry spell. READ MORE

16 April 2014 Report: Ludlow - Bitterley

The crowds flocked to the Ludlow Hunt Point-to-Point at Bitterley, and had plenty going on to entertain them between the eight races, plus two fast and furious pony races. Local National Hunt trainer, Henry Daly and his team had done a marvellous job on the course, which boasted a beautiful carpet of grass, and many connections made favourable comments. READ MORE

16 April 2014 Report: Ystrad Taf Fechan - Ystradowen

Messrs William Corrigan and Roger Willcox, who sponsored the Intermediate race at the Ystrad Taf Fechan Hunt Point-to-Point Steeplechases last Saturday, had plenty to smile about after it was judged that their seven-year-old Patricktom Boru, partnered by Evan David, had beaten the odds-on favourite Mr Mercurial, ridden by Paddy Gerety, by a short head in a controversial and exciting finish. READ MORE

15 April 2014 Report: Eggesford Foxhounds - Upcott Cross

The going was very testing for the Eggesford meeting at Upcott Cross with race times exceeding seven minutes. Lucette Annie relished the conditions in winning the four miles Devon National. This game mare was sent zooming clear of her rivals by jockey Darren Edwards on the top bend before staying on to score comfortably from the consistent Bellsinni Ron, with pace setting Double Dizzy a commendable third. READ MORE

15 April 2014 Report: West Somerset Vale - Cothelstone

Will Biddick increased his lead in the national table with a Cothelstone double aboard Mixed Open winner Minella Fifty and Champagne Rosie (TBA  Fillies & Mares race). The former held off Un Ami (Chester Williams) after Will had crucially retained the inside line when challenged on the final bend. "We've skipped an Intermediate, as we thought this would be an easier race," said Barnstaple owner-trainer Claire Hitch. "The only problem is I didn't have a single penny on at 10/1!" READ MORE

15 April 2014 Report: Atherstone - Clifton-on-Dunsmore

A large crowd turned up to enjoy the spring sunshine and some exciting racing action at the Atherstone Point-to-Point held at Clifton-on-Dunsmore on Sunday.46 runners contested the 7 races on ground officially described as "good to soft, soft in places". READ MORE

15 April 2014 Report: Cotswold Vale Farmers - Andoversford

Sunday's Cotswold Vale Farmers Point-to-Point and Country Fair was blessed with fine weather. With the majority of the races confined to Novice or Veteran Riders this fixture provides an opportunity for smaller stables and it allowed two riders to score their first successes. READ MORE

15 April 2014 Report: Bedale - Hornby Castle

The Bedale Hunt enjoyed a fantastic meeting this weekend at Hornby Castle, where spectators turned out in their droves for the six race card, with the highlight being the £1000 Mens Open which was a qualifier for the final at Cheltenham at the end of April. READ MORE

13 April 2014 Report: Cumberland Farmers - Dalston

It may have taken four years and twenty-three career starts before Flaming Thistle got off the mark at Overton last month but Mercy Hodge's charge wasted no time in doubling his tally in the NB Lancaster & Co. Restricted Race at the Cumberland Farmers meeting at Dalston on Saturday. READ MORE

13 April 2014 Report: Bedale - Hornby Castle

Good ground with lots of grass ensured plenty of runners took part in the Bedale Point-to-Point on Saturday 12th April. READ MORE

08 April 2014 Report: West Wales Area Club - Lydstep

The Point-to-Point racing season in West Wales had to endure a rather wet start on Sunday at Lydstep, but for those who braved the murky conditions it was well worth it. Organisers were put to the test by the weather but in what can only be described as a well-run meeting, winners came from all parts of Wales with no one yard or jockey dominating the meeting. READ MORE

08 April 2014 Report: Tedworth - Barbury Racecourse

Thousands of visitors braved the elements to enjoy a bumper day of Point-to-Pointing and pony racing at Barbury Castle Racecourse, near Marlborough on Sunday 6 April. Organised by The Tedworth Hunt, Barbury Racecourse - set on the stunning Marlborough Downs, hosted a total of 48 horses and ponies who took part in six Point-to-Point races, preceded by two pony races. READ MORE

08 April 2014 Report: Middleton - Whitwell-on-the-Hill

This weekend saw an action packed meeting at Whitwell-on-the-hill, which unfortunately was to be the Middleton's final meeting at this venue. After over 80 years of racing at the track, many people said a fond goodbye to this iconic course, a track which a lot of people described as "one of the best in the country". READ MORE

08 April 2014 Report: Morpeth - Tranwell

It turned out to be a memorable afternoon for some of the Northern Area's lady jockeys as they claimed five of the seven races at the Morpeth Hunt Point-to-Point meeting at Tranwell on Sunday. READ MORE

08 April 2014 Report: North Warwickshire Hunt Club - Mollington

Despite the counter attraction of the Grand National a good crowd turned up for the North Warwickshire Hunt Club meeting at Mollington, with the Ladies Race proving the highlight of the meeting. READ MORE

08 April 2014 Report: Cotswold - Andoversford

Tom Weston has established an early lead in the Area Championship and he consolidated his position with a double, but reigning Champion Mark Wall is hot on his heels and will not give up his title without a fight. READ MORE

08 April 2014 Report: Middleton - Whitwell-on-the-Hill

Racing took place for the final time at Whitwell-on-the-Hill on Sunday 6th April, where overnight rain produced ground that was good to soft, soft in places - although the jockeys reported the roadside to be quite sticky, which really took its toll on the finish. "I turned into the back straight thinking I had plenty of horse underneath me, only having two pull up two fences later", reported Joanna Mason, a view shared by many of the day's riders. READ MORE

08 April 2014 Report: Essex - High Easter

Ide No Idea avenged his recent Essex Grand National defeat by The Rodeo Clown, to win, arguably, the race of the season at the Essex Point-to-Point in front of a huge High Easter crowd on Saturday. READ MORE

07 April 2014 Report: Pytchley - Guilsborough

A large crowd enjoyed some good racing action when the Pytchley held their Point-to-Point at Guilsborough on Sunday. Despite a few showers, the weather stayed largely fine and 48 runners contested the 7 races on "good to soft" ground. READ MORE

01 April 2014 Report: Bicester with Whaddon Chase - Whitfield

Doctor Kingsley continued his love affair with Whitfield Racecourse at Saturday's Bicester with Whaddon Chase Point-to-Point, by scoring at the venue for the sixth time. On ground described as ‘good to soft, soft in places,' the popular 12-year-old justified odds-on favouritism under Pete Mann with the minimum of fuss, taking it up with a circuit to travel to run out a seven-length winner. READ MORE

01 April 2014 Report: Ledbury - Maisemore Park

During the week Rhys Jenkins is Group Estate Manager for ATS Euromaster, but in his spare time he rides in Point-to-Points - so the Worcester based rider's success on Oedipe in the Members at Maisemore Park on Sunday afternoon was a reward for all his efforts. READ MORE

01 April 2014 Report: Teme Valley - Brampton Bryan

Praise for the condition of the course was a recurring theme in the Brampton Bryan winner's enclosure at the Teme Valley fixture last weekend. READ MORE

01 April 2014 Report: Flint & Denbigh - Bangor-on-Dee Racecourse

For the second time this month the sun shone at Bangor-on-Dee Racecourse and another big crowd enjoyed an excellent day's racing on near perfect good to soft going. READ MORE

01 April 2014 Report: Cotley - Cotley

Trainer Kayley Woollacott had the first leg of a double in the Cotley Hunt Members race. Steeltown took up the running five out from pacesetting Rush'N'Roll and cruised to easy victory. Owner, John Symes, is always delighted to win the event and jockey John Mathias, making his first visit to Cotley, duly provided him with his 20 length winner. READ MORE

01 April 2014 Report: Avon Vale - Larkhill

Risk took Saturday's Avon Vale Ladies Open under a superb ride from Rilly Goschen. The Nyland (Gillingham) trainer-rider, partnering her first winner of the season, kicked clear a mile from home and had enough in hand to hold off championship leader Bridget Andrews, who relentlessly closed the gap aboard favourite Quedillac. READ MORE

01 April 2014 Report: East Cornwall Foxhounds - Great Trethew

A good crowd saw a total of 74 runners contesting nine races at Great Trethew on Sunday, featuring doubles for jockeys Robbie Henderson and Darren Edwards. READ MORE

01 April 2014 Report: East Anglian Area Hunts Club - Marks Tey

Jockey, James Ferguson, warmed up for his first crack at Aintree's fearsome Grand National fences on Thursday, with a pair of victories at the East Anglian Area Hunts Club meeting at Marks Tey on Saturday. READ MORE

01 April 2014 Report: Belvoir - Garthorpe

A mild Spring day ensured a large crowd were in attendance at Garthorpe for the annual Belvoir Point-to-Point. Lake Legend followed up his Cottesmore win in the Gleadell Agriculture Mixed Open race - one of seven races to be contested on "good ground" which was being described as "perfect" by the jockeys. READ MORE

01 April 2014 Report: Berwickshire - Friars Haugh

Rachael McDonald is only five points behind Catherine Walton in the Northern Area Ladies Championship, following the first double of her career on Superior Command and Pena Dorada, in the Berwickshire fixture at Friars Haugh, Kelso on Saturday. READ MORE

01 April 2014 Report: Badsworth & Bramham Moor - Whitcliffe Grange

The Badsworth and Bramham Moor Hunt did a fantastic job this weekend in staging their meeting - after putting great effort in to returning the course to an excellent condition. Two novice pilots who were in form on the day were Abbie Knowlson and Philip Greaves, with the former returning to a roaring reception. READ MORE

27 March 2014 Report: Glamorgan - Ystradowen

A large crowd saw Tenby's John Mathias ride the first three winners at the Glamorgan Hunt fixture at Ystradowen last weekend. The 'Mighty Mathias', as he has been dubbed by popular race commentator, Eddie Williams, was successful on CanSheTrain, Brooklyn Heights and Captain Scarlett. READ MORE

26 March 2014 Report: Horseheath Hunts Club - High Easter

High Easter Racecourse played host to the one-off Horseheath Hunts Club fixture that was staged on Saturday to replace the unfortunately cancelled meetings at Horseheath this season. The Thurlow, Puckeridge and Cambridgeshire with Enfield Chace Hunts combined forces to stage an exciting seven-race card dominated by local yards. READ MORE

26 March 2014 Report: Lamerton - Kilworthy

A cold, blustery wind blowing across Dartmoor and some exciting finishes kept the crowd on their toes at Kilworthy. A total of 68 runners faced the starter in the seven races run on softish ground on the superb old turf. READ MORE

26 March 2014 Report: Mendip Farmers - Ston Easton

Robbie Henderson, 24, rode a Ston Easton treble to reach the 15-winner mark and join Will Biddick at the top of the National men's table. Confined winner Thinkaboutthat, He's A Bully (2m4f maiden) - both trained at Ottery St Mary by Ed Walker - and The Mythologist (restricted) provided Robbie's three successes. READ MORE

26 March 2014 Report: Wilton - Milborne St Andrew

Pastek ran a cracking race under co-owner/trainer/rider Martin Peaty to take the Mens Open at Milborne St Andrew on Saturday. Martin, a Dorset vet who was also on duty at the meeting, was considering retiring the 11-year-old gelding from race-riding after this season. However, he commented: "Today Pastek was full of himself, I couldn't stop him pulling to the front and he loved it. I want him to do one more season, as my 16-year-old son will be able to ride then and that would be a fitting farewell." READ MORE

25 March 2014 Report: Hampshire - Hackwood Park

A bumper crowd and top class racing made Sunday's Hampshire Hunt Point-to-Point at Hackwood Park a resounding success. When popular leading rider Philip York scored a double - his first winners of the season - that put the icing on the cake for his supporters, who gave the bookies a hard time! READ MORE

25 March 2014 Report: V. W. H. - Siddington

The Phillips family have a long association with the V.W.H. Point-to-Point and they had the pleasure of seeing horses carrying their colours win the first two races at Siddington on Saturday afternoon. READ MORE

25 March 2014 Report: Hurworth - Hutton Rudby

Last weekend saw the Hurworth Hunt stage their meeting at Hutton Rudby. Plenty of runners turned out for the seven race card, un-affected by the rain, snow and sun - which hit hard throughout the day. READ MORE

24 March 2014 Report: Brocklesby - Brocklesby Park

The annual Brocklesby Point-to-Point meeting took place on Sunday and, despite the cool showery weather, a fair sized crowd turned out to enjoy the racing action. Just 36 horses contested the seven races but there were some good finishes nonetheless, with the ground officially described as good, good to firm in places. READ MORE

24 March 2014 Report: Lanarkshire & Renfrewshire and Eglinton - Overton

Fraser Campbell was the jockey to follow in the well supported Lanarkshire & Renfrewshire and Eglinton fixture at Overton Farm, Crossford on Saturday, claiming the first double of his career on Flying Native and Flaming Thistle. READ MORE

24 March 2014 Report: Hurworth - Hutton Rudby

Plenty of runners turned out for the Hurworth Point-to-Point at Skutterskelfe Park, Hutton Rudby on Saturday 22nd March. The course was in good order, however the going was changed during the day to good to soft, after some heavy rain showers, mixed with snow! READ MORE

19 March 2014 Report: Dart Vale & Haldon Harriers - Buckfastleigh

A huge crowd basked in the spring sunshine at Buckfastleigh on Sunday, where race cards had sold out before the first race and the ice-cream queue stretched for ‘miles'. READ MORE

19 March 2014 Report: Western - Wadebridge

Byerley Bear has an excellent record at the Royal Cornwall Showground and notched up his fifth Ladies Open success of the season with another efficient display of sound jumping and front running in the AGA Ladies Open at Wadebridge. The nine-year-old stayed on strongly to beat King of Alcatraz with Wee Fly well held in third. READ MORE

18 March 2014 Report: East Essex - Marks Tey

The organisers of Marks Tey Racecourse were left in an optimistic mood after Sunday's East Essex fixture - the first Point-to-Point to be staged at the Colchester venue since financial problems caused it to ask for donations to a ‘Fighting Fund' last summer - brought a strong turn-out. READ MORE

18 March 2014 Report: Holderness - Dalton Park

Glorious sunshine and a fierce breeze led to ground that was good to firm, good in places at the Holderness Point-to-Point at Dalton Park on Sunday. The going change meant quick times were the order of the day on this true three mile course, packed with spectators, where three runners went to post for the Hunt race. The lead was always between Max My Boy, ridden by Will Kitchman, and Total Rebellion, piloted by Jacqueline Coward, who came out on top in the end, with Nalim and Harriet Bethell completing for third. READ MORE

16 March 2014 Report: Duke of Buccleuch's - Friars Haugh

It was a case of doubles all round for jockeys Jamie Hamilton and Nick Orpwood in the Duke of Buccleuch's fixture at Friars Haugh, Kelso on Saturday. READ MORE

11 March 2014 Report: Blackmore & Sparkford Vale - Charlton Horethorne

Bruton trainer Rose Loxton and Ditcheat jockey Megan Nicholls combined for a double - their first - with Gwanako (AGA Ladies Open) and Join Together (Conditions race) at Charlton Horethorne. READ MORE

11 March 2014 Report: Suffolk - Ampton

The sun shone brightly on the large crowd of Point-to-Point fans that assembled for the Suffolk Hunt meeting at Ampton yesterday (Sunday); perhaps most brightly of all on the Ingleton family, following the Ladies Open Race victory of King du Berlais. READ MORE

11 March 2014 Report: Mid Surrey Farmers Draghounds - Godstone

A large crowd attended Sunday's Mid Surrey Farmers Draghounds Point-to-Point, at Godstone, enjoying a fantastic day's racing in the glorious sunshine. READ MORE

11 March 2014 Report: Derwent - Charm Park

Glorious weather ensured the crowds were out in force to witness some of the most competitive racing we have seen so far this season, on the first Spring-like day of the year. The spectators were privy to a first, a double and a treble, along with one of the most impressive winners seen for a long time. READ MORE

11 March 2014 Report: Dulverton Farmers - Treborough Hill

ROBBIE HENDERSON took a strong grip on the Devon & Cornwall jockeys championship with three winners at Treborough Hill, where the ground was predominantly good. This was the first treble of the 24-year-old rider's career. READ MORE

10 March 2014 Report: College Valley & North Northumberland - Alnwick

After a quiet start to the season, Victor Thompson's Newton-by-the-Sea yard is firing on all cylinders and made it five winners from the last three Northern Area fixtures, with a first and last race double on Sunday's College Valley & North Northumberland card at Alnwick. READ MORE

06 March 2014 Report: Curre & Llangibby - Howick

Former Point-to-Point rider Heather Dalton, who trained more than 200 winners under Rules, and who once had winners on the flat, over hurdles and over fences on the same day, returned to Howick for the first time in many years to see her daughter Annabel ride a well-judged race to win the Restricted on Mr McGregor, a six-year-old chestnut gelding, who she trains for Mr C. B. Compton. READ MORE

06 March 2014 Report: South East Hunts Club - Charing

The South East Hunts Club hosted their Point-to-Point meeting on Sunday 2nd March at Charing Racecourse, with 58 runners contesting six races on good to soft going. READ MORE

06 March 2014 Report: Duke of Beaufort's - Didmarton

Chippenham trainer Mike Hawker saddled two horses for the Members race at Didmarton on Saturday afternoon; Mark Wall teamed up with the favourite, Numbercruncher, while his stablemate Loose Preformer was partnered by Robert Hawker. READ MORE

06 March 2014 Report: Tynedale - Corbridge

The popularity of the Downhills course near Corbridge as a hunt racing venue was shown again on Sunday with a total of 83 runners facing the starter on near perfect jumping ground at the Tynedale fixture. Thankfully, despite a gloomy weather forecast, the rain held off until the second last race. READ MORE

06 March 2014 Report: Cottesmore - Garthorpe

The Garthorpe racing season opened with a bumper eight race card and 80 runners taking part on "good to soft" ground. Despite overcast skies and the odd shower a fair crowd was in attendance. READ MORE

25 February 2014 Report: Countryside Alliance Club (Wessex) - Badbury Rings

Aikideau followed up his recent Larkhill success with a thrilling victory in Sunday's AGA Ladies Open at Badbury Rings, where a record 121 horses contested the 11 races. Beautifully ridden by Bryony Frost, Aikideau caught Byerley Bear, seeking a fifth win of the campaign, in the dying strides to win by a head. "He had plenty to do, but had the stamina and speed to do it," felt first-season trainer Jack Barber, now on the five-winner mark for the season. READ MORE

25 February 2014 Report: Blankney - North Carlton

Ganbei became the leading horse at North Carlton for 2014 after landing the Gleadell Agriculture Men's Open race on a day when 69 runners contested 8 races on "good to firm" ground. READ MORE

25 February 2014 Report: Cambridge University Draghounds - Cottenham

It was no joke for the bookies at Cottenham on Saturday as Norfolk farmer and erstwhile stand-up comic, Keith Loads, was on hand to welcome the well-backed Troufion into the winner's enclosure following the two and a half mile Maiden Race at the Cambridge University Draghounds Point-To-Point. READ MORE

20 February 2014 Report: Sinnington - Duncombe Park

Warm winter sun and the spectacular backdrop of Duncombe Park house provided the idyllic setting for the Sinnington Point-to-Point on Sunday. A large, enthusiastic crowd of all ages was present to witness some very exciting racing, drink in the soothing rays and soak up the atmosphere in the unique landscape of the Howardian Hills. READ MORE

18 February 2014 Report: South Pool Harriers - Buckfastleigh

THE organisers of the South Pool Harriers deserve enormous credit for enabling this meeting to go ahead. Thanks to the dedication and hard work of the land owners, surplus water had been pumped off the course throughout the week to defeat the recent deluge. The going was officially soft with heavy patches, but jockeys reported that the track rode extremely well. READ MORE

18 February 2014 Report: Vine & Craven - Barbury

Champion Point-to-Point rider Will Biddick celebrated his two hundredth racecourse win in breathtaking circumstances at Sunday's sun-drenched Vine & Craven meeting at Fuller's Barbury Racecourse. READ MORE

11 February 2014 Report: Combined Services - Larkhill

Theatre Queen belied her inexperience with an impressive win in the Coronation Gold Cup, one of Point-to-Pointing's four Classic races, at Larkhill on Saturday. The seven-year-old sauntered home 12 lengths ahead of useful yardsticks Bellsinni Ron and Rumbavu after leading at the top of the final climb. The mare had run in just five races before Saturday, winning four times and suffering her only defeat when left at the start at Wadebridge in December. Keeper/rider Mark Wall reported that Theatre Queen will not be aimed at this season's Cheltenham Foxhunter, but may appear at Cheltenham's Hunter Chase Evening on 30 April. READ MORE

10 February 2014 Report: South Wold - Brocklesby Park

The South Wold Point-to-Point at Brocklesby Park went ahead despite the persistent wet weather that led to the abandonment of three fixtures scheduled to take place across the country at the weekend. The old Brocklesby turf dried out nicely and 64 horses took part in the six races on good to soft ground. READ MORE

07 February 2014 Report: CGA Foxhunter Trial Hunters Chase - Huntingdon

"Job done!" smiled trainer Rose Grissell after Brunswick Gold had achieved his Aintree qualification by winning a match for the 3m Hunters' Chase in the hands of joint-owner, with Caroline Hargreaves, Stuart Robinson.
"He's been bouncing since Cottenham [see Scene & Heard, January 1], and he's been really strong on the gallops," said Rose, whose charge will not run again until his Liverpool engagement. READ MORE

04 February 2014 Report: South Dorset - Milborne St Andrew

Gwanako put up an "awesome" performance to win Sunday's South Dorset Ladies Open in a fast time under Megan Nicholls. The 11-year-old led after a circuit before galloping further and further clear of his toiling rivals. "He's been buzzing since he won at Larkhill three weeks ago but that was awesome," said Paul Nicholls' assistant head girl Rose Loxton, who trains Gwanako at her Bruton farm. "The plan is to keep him pointing, probably at the Blackmore & Sparkford Vale [on 9 March] and then possibly go for the 2m-5f race at the Cheltenham hunter chase evening." READ MORE

03 February 2014 Report: Mid Devon - Black Forest Lodge

Byerley Bear extended his unbeaten run to four this season with a fluent success over Mobaasher and Numbercruncher in the Ladies' Open in the hands of Leanda Tickle. The nine-year-old gelding evidently relishes soft ground, and is currently the leading point-to-pointer in the country. Jumping soundly, the tough chestnut drew right away in the closing stages to land the AGA-sponsored prize. READ MORE

03 February 2014 Report: Burton - North Carlton

Point-to-Point racing in the Midlands Area got off to a good start with a bumper Burton meeting at North Carlton. The 169 entries yielded 96 runners on "good to soft" ground and the pleasant winter sunshine ensured a good crowd attended. READ MORE

27 January 2014 Report: Jedforest - Friars Haugh

The rain and sleet cleared half an hour before the first race to leave a dry, sunny afternoon for Sunday's Jedforest point-to-point meeting at Friars Haugh, Kelso. There were 61 runners on near perfect jumping ground, taking the total for the first three Northern Area fixtures over the 200 mark. READ MORE

21 January 2014 Report: Tiverton - Chipley Park

AT last this season we were able to enjoy sunshine from a clear blue sky at Chipley Park. A total of 108 runners contested the 10 races with soft going putting a premium on stamina. All credit to the organisers in defeating the endless wet spell to provide quality racing - but it was not without a struggle."We even had to drain the bottom bend with six inch pipes after it rained again on Saturday night," said secretary Keith Granger. READ MORE

20 January 2014 Report: West Percy - Alnwick

On a gloomy, wet afternoon with poor visibility, the hardy point-to-point enthusiasts were still out in force for Sunday's West Percy fixture at the Ratcheugh Farm course, near Alnwick. A total of 65 horses faced the starter on the seven race card, and, on rain-softened ground, race times were 30-40 seconds slower than those recorded at the December meeting. READ MORE

15 January 2014 Report: Yorkshire Area Point-to-Point Club - Sheriff Hutton

A huge crowd watched on as Classinaglass started the new season in the same winning fashion in which he finished the 2013 Point-to-Point season. READ MORE

15 January 2014 Report: Heythrop - Cocklebarrow

The Waley-Cohen family regained the Lord Ashton of Hyde's Cup as the prolific Rumbavu prevailed at the Savills Heythrop Point-to-Point on Sunday, held for the first time at Cocklebarrow. READ MORE

14 January 2014 Report: Dunston Harriers - Ampton

Berties Dream and Doctor Kingsley, a pair of horses who are set to take part in the Cheltenham National Hunt Festival in two months time, were the star performers at an outstanding Dunston Harriers Point-to-Point at Ampton, near Bury St Edmunds, on Sunday. READ MORE

14 January 2014 Report: Silverton - Black Forest Lodge

The rain did its best to spoil the afternoon at Black Forest Lodge, but not before two of the best Pointers in the country had clashed in the Bonham's Men's Open. READ MORE

07 January 2014 Report: North Cornwall - Wadebridge

It was wet and windy at Wadebridge, not too good for spectators, but a memorable afternoon for two young jockeys riding their first winners. READ MORE

03 January 2014 Report: Harkaway Club - Chaddesley Corbett

Annabel Dalton made a good start in her bid to retain her Area title after Mr McGregor had scored a hard fought victory in the Non-Rules Maiden at a wind swept and stormy Harkaway Club meeting at Chaddesley Corbett on Friday afternoon. READ MORE

31 December 2013 Report: Cambridgeshire Harriers Hunt Club - Cottenham

Andrew Pennock and his wife, Ruth, from Timworth Green, near Bury St Edmunds, gained reward for their Christmas labours when Galbally King and Warwickshire gave them a training double at a sun-kissed Cambridgeshire Harriers Hunt Club Point-to-Point at Cottenham on Sunday. READ MORE

20 December 2013 Report: Ratcheugh Racing Club - Alnwick

The 2013/14 Northern Area point-to-point season got off to a great start on near perfect jumping ground at Alnwick on Sunday with a total of 76 runners from yards as far away as Oxfordshire, North Wales, Staffordshire and Fife on the Ratcheugh Racing Club's seven race card. The added attraction of free entry to all racegoers for the first time also ensured that there was an above average crowd in attendance. READ MORE

17 December 2013 REPORT: THE CORNWALL HUNT CLUB - WADEBRIDGE

Driving rain and a strong wind all afternoon tested even the most ardent enthusiasts at the Royal Cornwall Showground. The wind turbines on the skyline were waving furiously, but point-to-pointers are a hardy breed and the quality of racing more than made up for a soaking. READ MORE

10 December 2013 REPORT: THE POINT-TO-POINT OWNERS & RIDERS CLUB - BARBURY RACECOURSE

Charlie Marshall made the perfect start to his Point-to-Point riding career by guiding Kornati Kid to a thrilling victory at the Point-to-Point Owners & Riders Club meeting at Barbury Racecourse on Sunday.  READ MORE

05 December 2013 REPORT: THE CAMBRIDGE UNIVERSITY UNITED HUNTS CLUB - COTTENHAM

John and James Ferguson, the father and son trainer-jockey combination from Cowlinge near Newmarket, began the 2013-14 Point-To-Point season with a bang by landing a quickfire double at the Cambridge University United Hunts Club fixture at Cottenham, near Cambridge, on Sunday. READ MORE

03 December 2013 REPORT: THE BLACK FOREST CLUB - BLACK FOREST LODGE

The weather was kind as the Black Forest Club fixture opened the new Point-to-Point season on Sunday (December 1st). A healthy total of 53 runners contested the seven races. Joint secretary Linda Courtney reported: "We have a very good crowd here and the course is in great condition for our traditional opening to the Devon & Cornwall season."  READ MORE

17 June 2013 Report: Torrington Farmers - Umberleigh

The curtain closed on another thrilling Point-to-Point season last Saturday when the Torrington Farmers hosted its meeting at Umberleigh in North Devon. Despite the recent rain the going was officially described as good to firm, firm in places. READ MORE

11 June 2013 Report: SMAC and Bicester with Whaddon Chase - Whitfield

Jacqueline Coward sealed the National Lady Riders Championship at the SMAC and Bicester with Whaddon Chase meeting at Whitfield on Sunday. READ MORE

11 June 2013 Report: Woodland Pytchley - Dingley

The concluding fixture in the Midlands Area Point-to-Point season provided six winners from as many different Pointing Areas, with Definite Dawn's rout in the Dodson & Horrell PPORA Club Members race for novice riders comprising the one local victory on the evening. READ MORE

10 June 2013 Report: Tiverton Staghounds - Bratton Down

A cool Summer breeze with plenty of sunshine resulted in another bumper crowd turn out for Sunday's meeting at Bratton Down where the ground was described officially as firm, resulting in top of the ground horses clocking up some fast times. READ MORE

04 June 2013 Report: Exmoor - Bratton Down

Bratton Down was seen at its best on Sunday with a massive crowd enjoying the picturesque backcloth of Exmoor on a crystal clear, sunny day. READ MORE

04 June 2013 Report: South Durham - Mordon

This weekend saw Yorkshire's final meeting and not only brought the curtain down on racing in the area, but saw one of Yorkshire's top riders hang up his boots. READ MORE

30 May 2013 Report: Berks & Bucks and Staff Collage & RMAS Draghounds – Kingston Blount

A fine watering effort resulted in a crowd upwards of 5,000 enjoying fiercely competitive racing at Kingston Blount's final meeting of the season, the Berks & Bucks And Staff College & RMAS Draghounds. READ MORE

30 May 2013 Report: Albrighton Woodland - Chaddesley Corbett

The West Midland season finished on a high note before a large crowd, with competitive fields, exciting racing and winners coming from all parts of the country as the Albrighton Woodland staged their meeting at Chaddesley Corbett on Monday afternoon. READ MORE

28 May 2013 Report: South Tetcott - Upcott Cross

The bookmakers at Upcott Cross took refuge by setting up in the beer tent as driving rain set in and swept across the track all afternoon. Seemingly half the crowd squeezed into the small tent together with the bookies in a decidedly rugby scrum atmosphere. READ MORE

28 May 2013 Report: Border - Hexham

Steven Fox's decision to employ catch me if you can tactics on Quix came up trumps in Saturday's Border Hunt fixture at a sun-drenched Hexham Racecourse. The seven-year-old didn't see another rival in the Carrs Billington (Wooler) two and a half mile Open Maiden Race and kept up the gallop all the way to the line to beat Sposalizio by two lengths. READ MORE

22 May 2013 Report: Clifton-on-Teme - Upper Sapey

Despite small fields the Clifton-on-Teme meeting at Upper Sapey it produced some exciting finishes with just a short head separating the first two home in the Novice Riders. READ MORE

22 May 2013 Report: Fitzwilliam (Milton) - Dingley

It Was Me was crowned East Anglia's Champion Point-to-Pointer of 2012-13 following his thrilling victory in an epic Ladies Open race at the season-ending Fitzwilliam (Milton) fixture at Dingley, near Market Harborough, on Saturday. READ MORE

21 May 2013 Report: Grafton - Whitfield

A large crowd were treated to a sun-drenched afternoon of competitive racing at the atmospheric Grafton Hunt meeting at Whitfield on Sunday. READ MORE

21 May 2013 Report: Dulverton West - Bratton Down

A total of 76 runners in seven races made for competitive racing with going described by jockeys as "near perfect" at Bratton Down. READ MORE

20 May 2013 Report: Gelligaer Farmers - Lower Machen

Cowbridge's James Tudor is making a bold bid for the Welsh Point-to-Point Riders Championship and last Saturday at the Gelligaer Farmers meeting, which saw the end of the season in South Wales, he had a double with Howya Buddy (Confined) and Rosies Peacock (Mixed Open). READ MORE

20 May 2013 Report: Haydon - Hexham

After being deluged by two inches of rain the previous day, the going was soft for Sunday's well supported Haydon Point-to-Point meeting at Hexham Racecourse on what turned out to be one of the warmest days of the year. READ MORE

20 May 2013 Report: Weston & Banwell Harriers - Cothelstone

Steve and Gail Whistance's Overlut took his Cothelstone record to four wins in four outings by retaining the Weston & Banwell Ladies Open on Wednesday evening. READ MORE

15 May 2013 Report: Bilsdale - Easingwold

This weekend saw Yorkshire's penultimate meeting of the season at Easingwold courtesy of the Bilsdale Hunt. Despite the damp weather that crept in throughout the afternoon, this did not lessen the enthusiasm of racegoers and competitors. READ MORE

14 May 2013 Report: Four Burrow - Trebudannon

The Four Burrow meeting provided an action replay for jockeys Robbie Henderson and Michael Heard, who each repeated their doubles at Upcott Cross just six days earlier. Morning rain gave way to drizzle and low cloud as the afternoon progressed on this popular Cornish track. READ MORE

14 May 2013 Report: Minehead Harriers and West Somerset - Holnicote

Coombe St Nicholas livery yard proprietors Colin and Julie Bright opened their pointing account when Some Slam took the Minehead Harriers & West Somerset Mixed Open. READ MORE

14 May 2013 Report: Melton Hunt Club - Garthorpe

Popular Midlands area rider Richard Armson called time on a hugely successful career at a damp Garthorpe where sixty runners lined up for the seven races. READ MORE

14 May 2013 Report: Wheatland - Chaddesley Corbett

Any equine discipline has potential risks and these were emphasised when Ollie Wadlow avoided serious injury during Sundays Wheatland Point-to-Point at Chaddesley Corbett. His foot got caught up in the stirrups after he was unseated from Hello Mr Kelly at the first in the Mens Open and was dragged along behind the horse for about a hundred yards. READ MORE

14 May 2013 Report: Kimblewick - Kingston Blount

The Fuller family's newly purchased That's Rhythm became the first horse to break the six minute barrier in Kingston Blount's 42 year history, by winning a thrilling AGA Ladies Open at the Kimblewick on Saturday. READ MORE

14 May 2013 Report: Cumberland - Aspatria

Tristan Davidson landed the second four-timer of his career on the Victor Thompson-trained geldings, Tommysteel, Knacky Lad, Senor Alco and Red Myst in Saturday's Cumberland fixture at Aspatria. READ MORE

09 May 2013 Report: Zetland - Witton Castle

Bank Holiday Monday saw a glorious day at Witton Castle which drew in the large crowds and along with ground riding officially good, good to firm in places there was an abundance of runners. READ MORE

08 May 2013 Report: Tredegar Farmers - Lower Machen

A big crowd was seen at picturesque Lower Machen where the biggest cheers of the day were for Ogmore's Nick Williams who took the Mens Open race on David Brace's Hoopy. READ MORE

08 May 2013 Report: Devon & Somerset Staghounds - Holnicote

Will Biddick and Robbie Henderson each rode a double to take the Holnicote riding honours on Sunday. Will led off by nursing The Wealerdealer home ahead of sole rival Mister Moonax in the Hunt race. "Will has to keep a hold of him to make sure he doesn't swerve, so he never wins by far", said owner, Geoffrey Brown. "The best bet would have been a ‘three lengths or less winning distance' either way". READ MORE

08 May 2013 Report: Cattistock - Littlewindsor

Richard Barber landed a training four-timer at Littlewindsor on Monday. Three of his winners, Bellsinni Ron in the Hunt Members, Redlynch Rock (2m-4f Maiden) and Barneys Mate (Novice Riders) were owned by the Axe Valley Racing Club. READ MORE

08 May 2013 Report: Banwen Miners - Pentreclwydau

The wonderful sunshine brought out the crowds for the Banwen Miners Bank holiday Point-to-Point fixture at Pentreclwydau, Near Resolven, with the ground as near perfect for racing as it can be, all enjoyed a competitive days racing. READ MORE

07 May 2013 Report: Eggesford - Upcott Cross

The postponed Eggesford meeting attracted a good sized crowd in warm sunshine at Upcott Cross with the ground drying out by the minute. READ MORE

07 May 2013 Report: Modbury Harriers - Flete Park

Bryony Frost took a giant step towards achieving her ambition of capturing the National Novice Riders' Championship for lady jockeys with her first ever double at Flete Park thanks to Railway Vic and Wee Fly.This double put the Devon youngster on the nine winner mark for the season, giving her a four win cushion over Brodie Hampson for the coveted title. READ MORE

07 May 2013 Report: North Ledbury - Maisemore Park

The Bank Holiday weather attracted a large crowd who witnessed doubles for Sam Drinkwater and Nick Phillips during Mondays North Ledbury Point-to-Point at Maisemore Park. READ MORE

06 May 2013 Report: Pendle Forest & Craven - Heslaker

This weekend saw the Pendle Forest & Craven hold their meeting at their course near Skipton, despite their best efforts to provide the best racing conditions possible, very few runners turned up on the day. A seven race card was on display and although some modest racing took place, those who did compete were top class performers. READ MORE

06 May 2013 Report: Lauderdale - Mosshouses

Amour Daria ended a five year losing run when landing the Knight Frank Border Hunts Club Members Race in last Sunday's Lauderdale fixture at Mosshouses. READ MORE

03 May 2013 Report: Dunraven Bowl

Bookmakers at Chepstow Racecourse were hit for six when Hawkeye Native, owned by former cricketer Neil Adams and Chris Williams, landed the prestigious Dunraven Bowl Novices Hunter Chase. READ MORE

30 April 2013 Report: Puckeridge - Horseheath

Trainer Nick Wright notched his eighth success from just 16 runners during what has been a remarkable season when the winning machine that is It Was Me sauntered away with the Ladies Open at the Puckeridge Point-to-Point at Horseheath, near Haverhill, on Saturday. READ MORE

30 April 2013 Report: York & Ainsty - Easingwold

This weekend saw the York and Ainsty hold their meeting at Easingwold, the going was officially good and the track had been prepared impeccably and great credit goes to clerk of the course Phil Clark whose day was completed when his own horse Dead Ringa took the opening race. READ MORE

30 April 2013 Report: Curre & Llangibby

Rachel Leyshon from Bridgend, who works for Aberthin trainer Tim Vaughan, rode a well judged race to win the Ladies Open event at the rearranged Curre & Llangibby Hunt Point-to-Point on her father Andrew's Shake The Bottle. READ MORE

30 April 2013 Report: Fernie - Dingley

Two weeks on from making a successful initial foray into Open company, the Stuart Morris-trained Duke Of Kentford produced another career-best effort to secure a popular victory in this year's renewal of the Welland Valley Feeds Fernie Four-Miler. READ MORE

30 April 2013 Report: Axe Vale - Stafford Cross

A cool and breezy afternoon saw the ground drying out all the time and some fast times were recorded around the sharp, flat track at Stafford Cross. READ MORE

30 April 2013 Report: Farmers Bloodhounds - Whitfield

Rider Darragh Lordan, nephew of top Irish flat jockey Wayne, got off the mark in Points as Penelope Pips upset the market leaders in the Intermediate at Whitfield's Farmers Bloodhounds meeting on Saturday. READ MORE

30 April 2013 Report: Hursley Hambledon - Larkhill

Sandhurst Area's final Point-to-Point of the season was 'a resounding success' according to the meeting secretary Tony Vadasz. READ MORE

30 April 2013 Report: Berkeley - Woodford

"Small in stature but big in heart" summarises Shernally's attitude and the mare's performance in a competitive AGA sponsored Ladies Open at Woodford on Saturday afternoon. READ MORE

30 April 2013 Report: Chiddingfold, Leconfield & Cowdray - Parham

The sun was shinning for the penultimate South East area point-to-point meeting of the season on Saturday at Parham near Storrington, and Olympic medallist Tina Cook was on hand to watch Hannah Grissell steer Peplum to success in the Ladies Open race to provide Cook with her first success as a trainer. READ MORE

24 April 2013 Report: West Norfolk - Fakenham

David Kemp was the star turn at the West Norfolk Point-to-Point at Fakenham on Sunday bringing up his career century of winners with a first and last race double on a pair of horses he trains at Kilverstone, near Thetford. READ MORE

24 April 2013 Report: Dartmoor - Flete Park

At last a lovely warm, sunny day which saw a massive crowd enjoying the best that point-to-pointing can offer in the picturesque setting of Flete Park. READ MORE

23 April 2013 Report: Llangeinor - Pyle

The Llangeinor Hunt held their annual Point-to-Point races for the first time at the Dunraven Stud, Llanmihangel Farm, near Pyle in South Wales and a huge crowd made for a carnival atmosphere. READ MORE

23 April 2013 Report: Quorn - Garthorpe

Some quality racing took place at Garthorpe on Sunday when the Quorn held their Point-to-Point. Clerk of the Course Brian Crawford and his team had worked hard watering the ground to produce "good" going and were rewarded for their efforts since a total of 59 runners contested the seven quality races. READ MORE

23 April 2013 Report: Braes Of Derwent - Corbridge

After steering Twill Stand To Us to victory at Mordon on Saturday, Ferryhill-based amateur Richard Smith rounded off a great weekend with a double on Volo Mio and Rock On Rodger in Sundays Braes of Derwent meeting at Corbridge. READ MORE

23 April 2013 Report: Cotswold Vale Farmers - Andoversford

Coln Rogers jockey Mark Wall was in top form at the weekend with a Saturday double at Chaddesley Corbett followed by another at Andoversford 24 hours later and to crown it all he took a Stratford Hunter Chase later in the day on Tim Sage's Presentandcorrect. READ MORE

23 April 2013 Report: Worcestershire - Chaddesley Corbett

A huge crowd saw Sybarite win the Fisher German sponsored Lady Dudley Cup at Chaddesley Corbett on Saturday afternoon for Bridgnorth trainer Phil Rowley. READ MORE

17 April 2013 Report: Bedale - Hornby Castle

The Bedale Hunt staged their meeting last Saturday for their seven race card at Hornby Castle. Tom Greenall recorded a double on the day - both of these where trained by David Easterby. READ MORE

17 April 2013 Report: Atherstone - Clifton-on-Dunsmore

The Pytchley Point-to-Point may have taken place at Guilsborough the weekend before, but it was horses qualified with that pack which dominated proceedings with four victories at the Atherstone fixture last Sunday, as the Midlands Area season moved on to the historic Clifton-on-Dunsmore venue. READ MORE

16 April 2013 Report: Ystrad Taf Fechan - Ystradowen

Former national champion James Tudor landed the John Lovell Memorial Men's Open Race aboard Mrs Jodie Pearn's Floridahall. The South Wales Area Classic race was held at the Ystrad Taf Fechan Hunt Point-To-Point at Ystradowen where persistent rain throughout the afternoon changed the going from good to soft to heavy by the time the last race had been run. READ MORE

16 April 2013 Report: Ledbury - Maisemore Park

Rhys Jenkins has tried to win the Ledbury Members race several times in the past, and eventually did so on Sunday afternoon when Oedipe outstayed his rivals in the home straight. READ MORE

16 April 2013 Report: Heythrop - Mollington

Long distance specialist Gidam Gidam enthusiastically made all to run out an emphatic winner of the Lord Ashton of Hyde's Cup at a rain-sodden Heythrop meeting at Mollington on Saturday. READ MORE

16 April 2013 Report: Hampshire - Hackwood Park

Following heavy overnight rain and a noon inspection of the course racing at Hackwood Park went ahead as planned on Saturday. READ MORE

14 April 2013 Report: United Pack - Brampton Bryan

The spring sunlight that bathed the United Pack fixture at Brampton Bryan painted a very different picture to the previous week. READ MORE

12 April 2013 Report: West Wales Area Club - Lydstep

The racegoers at the West Wales Area Club Meeting at Lydstep, like most of the country had to endure a cold east wind, but for those who braved the weather the racing soon warmed them. The course team had done a superb job and were rewarded with a good number of runners. READ MORE

09 April 2013 Report: Essex - High Easter

It Was Me was the star of another outstanding Point-to-Point in what has been an exceptional East Anglian season , winning the Baileys Horse Feeds Warwick Vase Ladies Open at the Essex meeting at High Easter on Saturday. READ MORE

09 April 2013 Report: Pytchley - Guilsborough

"He loves it now - he's keen about his job, confident and aggressive on the course, and today's as good as I've seen him finish a race", enthused owner Doug Harkin after the Abbey Ross Men's Open victory of Doctor Kingsley on an excellent afternoon of sport at the scenic Guilsborough Point-to-Point track. READ MORE

09 April 2013 Report: Glamorgan - Ystradowen

Vale of Glamorgan trainer Tim Vaughan, who saw his Saint Are finish a respectable ninth in Saturday's Grand National, received a telephone call while he was at the races from his assistant trainer Rhys Hughes at Ystradowen to tell him that his Orissan Jim, trained by his wife Abbi, had won the young horse Maiden race at the Glamorgan Hunt Point-to-Point. READ MORE

09 April 2013 Report: Cotswold - Andoversford

Alex Dunn pounced late on Lion on the Prowl to land the Ladies Open during Sundays Cotswold meeting at Andoversford. READ MORE

09 April 2013 Report: Morpeth - Tranwell

Mitford amateur, Amie Waugh, 22, is only 8 points behind Catherine Walton in the Northern Area Ladies Championship following the first double of her career on George My Friend and Newyearsresolution in Saturday's well supported Morpeth Point-to-Point fixture at Tranwell. READ MORE

08 April 2013 Report: Spooners & West Dartmoor - Cherrybrook

Indiana Bay just prevailed in a fast run Mixed Open on another afternoon blighted for the good crowd of spectators by a bitterly cold wind on the edge of Dartmoor. READ MORE

05 April 2013 Report: Devon & Cornwall Area

Granville Taylor reports on the two Devon & Cornwall Easter meetings. READ MORE

04 April 2013 Report: Wessex Area

Seaborough trainer Richard Barber saddled runners in three races at Larkhill on Easter Saturday and won with all three: Urban Hymn, Thomas Brown and Barneys Mate. READ MORE

03 April 2013 Report: South East Area

A large crowd braved the weather to attend the Ashford Valley Hunt Point-to-Point on Easter Saturday at Charing racecourse and were entertained by some great racing. READ MORE

03 April 2013 Report: Badsworth & Bramham Moor - Whitcliffe Grange

The Badsworth & Bramham Moor Hunt held their meeting on Saturday at Whitcliffe Grange and despite ground drying out now with summer finally on its way, conditions still had some ease which meant stamina was required. READ MORE

03 April 2013 Report: North Cotswold - Paxford

Shernally and Jane Williams provided Point-to-Point legend Dick Baimbridge with his first winner of the season following the mares success in the Ladies Open during the North Cotswold Point-to-Point at Paxford on Easter Monday. READ MORE

02 April 2013 Report: Vine & Craven - Hackwood Park

The owners of Cappa Bleu, joint second favourite for next Saturday's John Smith's Grand National, began the week in winning style, landing a point-to-point double at Hackwood Park on Monday. READ MORE

02 April 2013 Report: Cumberland Farmers - Dalston

Tristan Davidson lifted his career tally between the flags to 90 with a double on the Victor Thompson-trained geldings, Tommys Lad and Tommysteel in the Cumberland Farmers fixture at Dalston on Easter Monday. READ MORE

02 April 2013 Report: Berwickshire - Friars Haugh

After being sidelined with a broken shoulder blade for eleven months, Kelly Bryson made a winning return to the saddle on Show Public in the Berwickshire fixture at Friars Haugh, Kelso on Easter Saturday. READ MORE

02 April 2013 Report: Staintondale - Charm Park

Despite conditions drying up rapidly for last weekend's meeting at Charm Park, several large fields turned out for the six race card. The jockey in form and one who can do no wrong at the moment is Richard Smith who recorded a treble on the day and extended his lead in the jockey's championship. READ MORE

02 April 2013 Report: South Notts - Thorpe Lodge

A good sized bank holiday crowd enjoyed some good horseracing action at the South Notts Point-to-Point at Thorpe Lodge on Easter Monday. READ MORE

02 April 2013 Report: Belvoir - Garthorpe

The re-arranged Belvoir Point-to-Point races took place on Saturday after snow forced the cancellation of the event the previous Sunday. READ MORE

02 April 2013 Report: Croome & West Warwickshire - Upton-upon-Severn

Di Ralph and Sue Rimell look to have a useful prospect on their hands after Following Dreams success in the Connolly's Red Mills sponsored Intermediate during Saturdays Croome and West Warwickshire Point-to-Point at Upton-upon-Severn. READ MORE

28 March 2013 Report: Mendip Farmers - Ston Easton

Coronation Cup winner Mendip Express will be aimed at another of pointing's classic races, the Lady Dudley Cup, after sauntering home in Sunday's Mendip Farmers Men's Open. READ MORE

26 March 2013 Report: Tedworth - Barbury Racecourse

Close finishes were the order of a bitterly cold day at Barbury Castle on Sunday, when the results of three races were decided by less than a length. READ MORE

26 March 2013 Report: Lanarkshire & Renfrewshire and Eglinton - Overton

Against all the odds, the Overton Farm course at Crossford escaped the wintry weather affecting many parts of Scotland and the Lanarkshire & Renfrewshire and Eglinton fixture proved to be the only hunt racing action in the UK on Saturday. READ MORE

21 March 2013 Report: Quantock Staghounds - Cothelstone

Miss Midnight was a brave winner of the Quantock Staghounds Ladies Open, the feature of Sunday's Cothelstone card. READ MORE

21 March 2013 Report: New Forest - Larkhill

Former top chaser Gone To Lunch came out of retirement to win a thrilling New Forest Novice Riders' race at Larkhill on Saturday. READ MORE

20 March 2013 Report: Tivyside - Cilwendeg

With the Tivyside Point-to-Point starting off the 2013 season for West Wales Area the sun shone for the afternoon with racegoers enjoying the last meeting to be held at the course of Cilwendeg. READ MORE

19 March 2013 Report: Albrighton - Chaddesley Corbett

To say that Phillip Rowley's Bridgnorth stable is in the middle of a purple patch would be a major understatement. He saddled 6 winners at Bangor last weekend and added another 3 successes to this seasons tally during Saturdays Albrighton fixture at Chaddesley Corbett, making it 9 wins from his last 9 runners. READ MORE

19 March 2013 Report: Western - Wadebridge

Robbie Henderson and Josh Guerriero shared the riding honours at Wadebridge where the permanent Royal Cornwall showground facilities provided much needed shelter as heavy showers peppered the track. READ MORE

19 March 2013 Report: Dart Vale & Haldon Harriers - Buckfastleigh

Lucette Annie is fast becoming the star of Buckfastleigh and followed up her February course victory with another sparkling display to defy her 4lbs penalty in the Mixed Open. READ MORE

19 March 2013 Report: East Essex - Marks Tey

A thrilling Essex Grand National, in which just a short head and a neck separated the first three home after they had slogged through the mud for four miles, was the highlight of last Sunday's East Essex Point-to-Point at Marks Tey. READ MORE

19 March 2013 Report: Duke of Buccleuch's - Friars Haugh

After riding at Fakenham on Friday, Gillon Crow was rewarded for making the six hour drive to Kelso with a double on Glen Lord and Tomzatackman in Saturday's Duke of Buccleuch's fixture. READ MORE

13 March 2013 Report: Derwent - Charm Park

The Derwent Hunt staged their meeting at Charm Park last Sunday and managed to avoid the forecasted Antarctic weather. The trainer who has her string in good shape this season is Tracy Corrigan who not only caused an upset during the week when scoring at Catterick with the 50-1 shot Killary Bay, also went on to record a double at her local meeting. READ MORE

13 March 2013 The Dulverton Farmers - Treborough Hill

The icy blast known as the chill factor turned into the snow factor at Treborough Hill when the Dulverton Farmers meeting had to be abandoned after the fourth race. Light snow started to fall during the second race, but a blizzard driven in by the wind off the Bristol Channel soon saw the snow settling and the decision to call off racing became inevitable. READ MORE

12 March 2013 Report: The Blackmore & Sparkford Vale - Charlton Horethorne

Swift Counsel, jumping superbly for reigning National Champion Jane Williams, made most of the running to repeat his 2012 success in the Blackmore & Sparkford Vale Ladies Open on Sunday. READ MORE

12 March 2013 Report: College Valley & Northumberland - Alnwick

The highlight of Sunday's College Valley & North Northumberland fixture at Alnwick was a double for Cumbrian amateur, Tristan Davidson on Tommysteel and Tommys Lad to give him a century of winners under all codes. READ MORE

12 March 2013 Report: Brocklesby - Brocklesby Park

Racegoers braved the wet and muddy conditions to see former top National Hunt star Punchestowns score in the Singleton Birch Men's Open race. The incessant rain caused the going to quickly change from "good to soft, soft in places" to "soft" making conditions testing for both horses and riders. READ MORE

12 March 2013 Report: North Hereford - Whitwick Manor

The Thomas Panels & Profiles Members race was the first win of the season for Annabel Dalton in her determined crack at the Novice Rider's title. She partnered Jo Priest's veteran History Master to a decisive victory, winning the race exactly 20 years after her Mother, Heather McCaull, won it on Ah-Rule. READ MORE

09 March 2013 Report: South Herefordshire - Garnons

The temperature may have been a little on the chilly side at Garnons for the South Herefordshire Hunt fixture, but the racing was definitely warm. READ MORE

05 March 2013 Report: Taunton Vale - Kingston St Mary

An excellent afternoon's racing took place on good ground at Sunday's Taunton Vale Foxhounds point-to-point; over 70 horses contested the seven races. Highlights were a good battle between Special Occasion and Osric in the Mixed Open, a dramatic conclusion to the Intermediate and a game victory by Turthen in the Novice Riders race. READ MORE

05 March 2013 Report: East Devon - Bishops Court

Mervyn Woodward doesn't get as many opportunities as some, but the popular local jockey made the most of his two rides at Ottery St Mary with a fine double. "My first double since 2002," said the rider. READ MORE

05 March 2013 Report: Curre & Llangibby - Howick

Former National Champion Point-to-Point rider James Tudor notched-up his 200th winner between the flags when winning the Men's Open race on David Llewellyn's classic Lady Dudley Cup winner, Rosies Peacock at the Curre & Llangibby Hunt Point-to-Point at Howick last Sunday. READ MORE

04 March 2013 Report: West Of Yore - Whitcliffe Grange

The West of Yore was blessed with much better weather this year after a downpour put a dampener on last year's proceedings. Sixty horses turned out for the six race card, three of which were won by the in-form Richard Smith. READ MORE

04 March 2013 Report: Tynedale - Corbridge

36 years after opening her account at Alnwick on Lothian Brig, Morpeth Hunt joint master, Val Jackson, 53, remains as enthusiastic as ever and lifted her career tally to 91 (including 67 between the flags) on Cast Iron Casey in Sunday's well supported Tynedale Point-to-Point at Downhills, Corbridge. READ MORE

04 March 2013 Report: Cottesmore - Garthorpe

Some top class racing took place at the Cottesmore Point-to-Point, the opening meeting at Garthorpe, where 69 runners took part in the eight races. The official going was "good" and the jockeys were describing it as "perfect". READ MORE

27 February 2013 Report: East Cornwall - Great Trethew

Sericina has proved herself one of the top point-to-point and hunter chase mares with a dozen wins in recent years, but had been below form since her last success at Wadebridge over a year ago. The ten-year-old bounced back in good style to win the East Cornwall Mixed Open under her trainer Chloe Roddick. READ MORE

26 February 2013 Report: South East Hunts Club - Charing

Philip Hall extended his lead in the South East area jockeys' title race with a double at Charing on Sunday. READ MORE

26 February 2013 Report: Countryside Alliance Club (Wessex) - Badbury Rings

Divine Intavention was a clear winner of the Bonhams Mens Open race at the Countryside Alliance Point-to-Point at Badbury Rings under rider Mark Wall. READ MORE

25 February 2013 Reports: Essex Farmers & Union - Marks Tey

David Kemp overcame some serious disagreements with the tricky second last fence to finally break his seasonal duck at the Essex Farmers & Union Point-to-Point at a bitterly cold Marks Tey, near Colchester, on Sunday. READ MORE

25 February 2013 Report: Jedforest - Friars Haugh

There were no weather problems at Kelso on Sunday where Catherine Walton extended her lead in the Northern Area Ladies Championship with a double on Kildonnan and Retrace Your Steps at the Jedforest fixture. READ MORE

25 February 2013 Report: Blankney - North Carlton

The Blankney put on a bumper eight race card at North Carlton on Sunday with 76 horses competing during the afternoon on ground described as "good, good to firm in places". READ MORE

21 February 2013 Report: South Pool Harriers - Buckfastleigh

The Devon & Cornwall Area classic race, a Mixed Open with a total purse of £1,000, went to the locally trained mare Lucette Annie ridden by Darren Edwards. READ MORE

19 February 2013 Report: Waveney Harriers - Higham

Archie Wright, from Badlingham, near Newmarket, stamped himself as a young steeplechase jockey with a bright future by scoring a breakthrough first victory at the Waveney Harriers Point-to-Point at Higham last Sunday. READ MORE

18 February 2013 Report: Midlands Area Club - Thorpe Lodge

The Midlands Area Club was blessed with beautiful early spring sunshine for their Point-to-Point, re-arranged after snow prevented it being held on the original date in January. A large crowd enjoyed eight races where 78 horses took part on "good to soft" going. READ MORE

18 February 2013 Report: Vine & Craven - Barbury Racecourse

Fields averaging ten made for competitive racing in perfect weather at Barbury Castle's Vine & Craven meeting on Sunday. The luckiest winner of the day was Buster in the two and a half mile young horse maiden. Trailing leaders Frankenstorm and Final Nudge going to the last fence, the best jockey Matt Hampton could have hoped for was to finish third! READ MORE

18 February 2013 Report: Percy - Alnwick

The Ratcheugh Farm course near Alnwick was in great condition for Sunday's Percy fixture, with the official going of Good to Soft, Good in the home straight - probably the best ground seen anywhere in the North this year. It saw a total of 57 runners, including 14 Yorkshire raiders, contest the seven race card. READ MORE

12 February 2013 Report: Silverton - Black Forest Lodge

Ian Chanin enjoyed a highly successful afternoon at the re-arranged Silverton meeting at Black Forest Lodge, with three winners and two seconds from his five rides. READ MORE

11 February 2013 Report: Burton - North Carlton

The Burton Point-to-Point organisers beat the elements to stage horseracing at North Carlton at the second attempt on Sunday. The snow failed to melt in time to allow the meeting to go ahead a fortnight earlier and although soggy racecards were the order of the day there were some good finishes as 36 runners contested the six races on "good to soft" going. READ MORE

11 February 2013 Report: Dumfriesshire & Stewartry - Overton

The Dumfriesshire & Stewartry fixture at Overton Farm managed to escape the worst of the wintry weather on Sunday and saw a total of 45 horses contest a six race card on soft going. READ MORE

05 February 2013 Report: West Percy - Alnwick

The Northern Area season finally kicked off at Alnwick on Sunday, seven weeks later than scheduled, with 37 runners contesting a seven race card on testing ground at the rearranged West Percy fixture. READ MORE

05 February 2013 Report: Cambridgeshire with Enfield Chace - Horseheath

Andrew and Lauren Braithwaite, the Newmarket-based husband and wife jockey/trainer combination, stole the show with a double at a highly competitive Cambridgeshire with Enfield Chace Point-To-Point at Horseheath last Sunday. READ MORE

05 February 2013 Report: Mid Devon - Black Forest Lodge

Squadron was a useful performer under rules when trained by Alan King and the nine-year-old started his pointing career in good style with a convincing victory in the Ladies' Open under Hannah Lewis. Jayo ran creditably to finish runner-up in this small field and this ex-Willie Mullins trained chaser should be winning points before long for the Hawker family. READ MORE

05 February 2013 Report: Tiverton - Chipley Park

After three blank weekends in the Devon & Cornwall area, point-to-pointing resumed against a backcloth of wall to wall sunshine at Chipley Park. A total of 72 runners contested the eight races on very testing going with all race times in excess of seven minutes. READ MORE

05 February 2013 Report: South Dorset - Milborne St Andrew

Chipping Norton trainer Tom Lacey and jockey Sam Drinkwater scored a double with debutants Billy Biscuit (2m 4f Maiden) and Full Shift (3m Maiden) at Milborne St Andrew on Sunday. READ MORE

05 February 2013 Report: South Wold - Brocklesby Park

The Midlands area Point-to-Point season got off to a belated start with the South Wold meeting which took part at Brocklesby Park on Sunday. The meeting was well supported and 75 runners took part in the seven races on ground officially described as "good to soft". READ MORE

05 February 2013 Report: Old Raby - Witton Castle

With the snow and ice finally receding, the Old Raby Hunt at Witton Castle managed to stage their re-arranged meeting this weekend. Both Richard Smith and Callum Bewley were the pilots in form with two winners a piece, however when the Americans come over it tends to be for Royal Ascot, but in this case it was to ride in points as Annie Yeager won on her British debut. READ MORE

17 January 2013 Report: Dunston Harriers - Ampton

The overnight light frost thawed in time for an exciting eight-race card to take place at Ampton on Sunday for the Dunston Harriers Point-to-Point. A decent-sized crowd braved the cold weather to enjoy a number of stirring finishes. READ MORE

15 January 2013 Report: Yorkshire Area Point-to-Point Club Sheriff Hutton

The Yorkshire season fired into action this Sunday in good style as 66 runners lined up for the seven race card. Despite the promise of ice and snow, the sky cleared and provided a sun filled afternoon which drew in record crowds. READ MORE

07 January 2013 Report: Larkhill Racing Club - Larkhill

National champion jockey Will Biddick took the riding honours with a treble at Larkhill. Certain Flight and Mendip Express (Conditions races), and Champagne Rosie (first Maiden) provided Will's three wins. READ MORE

07 January 2013 Report: North Cornwall - Wadebridge

Michael Heard started the new year in great style by riding a treble at Wadebridge, hot on the heels of his first win under rules at Exeter during the week. READ MORE

03 January 2013 Report: Cambridgeshire Harriers Hunt Club - Cottenham

Some of the best Point-to-Point racing seen in East Anglia for many a long year took place at Cottenham on Sunday as the Cambridgeshire Harriers Hunts Club staged a fabulous card which attracted many of the country's best horses and jockeys. READ MORE

18 June 2012 Report: Pembrokeshire - Trecoed

The Pembrokeshire Point-to-Point at Trecoed brought the West Wales 2012 season to a close, with John Mathias finishing the season off with a treble, ensuring another West Wales Area Championship title for the 21-year-old. READ MORE

12 June 2012 Report: Tiverton Staghounds - Bratton Down

Jane Williams is already assured of her first National Lady Riders' Championship and took her seasonal total to 22 when Shernally took the Ladies Open at a rain soaked Bratton Down. READ MORE

06 June 2012 Report: South Tetcott - Upcott Cross

The South Tetcott attracted a total of 76 runners on good ground at Upcott Cross. A classy Mens Open saw three of the seven runners still in with a chance at the last fence, but it was front running Whizzaar (Richard Woollacott) who pulled out extra on the run-in to hold the sustained challenges of both Special Account and Tres Bien. "He tries hard and is an absolute star," said in-form trainer Kayley Jones. READ MORE

06 June 2012 Report: Fernie - Dingley

The rescheduled Fernie races at Dingley was the setting for an exceptional end to the Midlands Area point-to-point season, with no shortage of drama; not only were the leading Area riders crowned, but also one of the sport's best-known figures, Heather Kemp, took centre stage as she announced her retirement from the saddle after a 21-year riding career. READ MORE

06 June 2012 Report: Berks & Bucks Draghounds - Kingston Blount

Kingston Blount hosted the final Point-to-Point meeting in the South Midlands area on Sunday. As the day wore on, persistent rain and a cold wind were present meaning the going became softer than the original good ground. READ MORE

05 June 2012 Report: Countryside Alliance Club - Bonvilston

A tremendous crowd turned up at Redlands Farm, Bonvilston, in the Vale of Glamorgan, for the Countryside Alliance (Wales) Point-to-Point Steeplechases even though there was racing at Chepstow Racecourse and other celebrations going on which some of you might have heard about! READ MORE

05 June 2012 Report: Cheshire - Tabley

The Cheshire Hunt staged the final meeting of the 2011/12 season in the North Western Area at Tabley on Jubilee Sunday; the racing was excellent, but the torrential rain and cold conditions had a big impact on the crowd, which was sparse to say the least. Clerk of the Course Rob Hankey had the course in perfect condition, which was reflected in plenty of runners at the Cheshire track. READ MORE

05 June 2012 Report: Haydon - Hexham

The curtain came down on the 2012 Northern Area Point-to-Point season with Sunday's well-supported Haydon fixture at Hexham Racecourse. Near perfect jumping ground resulted in 67 runners contesting the seven race card, and it was a case of doubles all round for jockeys Gillon Crow and Tristan Davidson, as well as trainer Victor Thompson. READ MORE

05 June 2012 Report: Exmoor - Bratton Down

The prolific Welsh mare Chesnut Annie scored her seventh Point-to-Point win of the season in the Ladies Open, making all the running to win unchallenged. She has now edged into the lead for the National leading horse award which she also won in the 2008/09 season. READ MORE

05 June 2012 Report: Albrighton Woodland - Chaddesley Corbett

A double for Jane Williams during Monday's Albrighton Woodland meeting at Chaddesley Corbett put the Stourbridge rider in prime position to land her first National Title. She now holds a five-win advantage over her Yorkshire rival Jacqueline Coward with just three meetings remaining. READ MORE

01 June 2012 Report: Axe Vale - Stafford Cross

Hot weather greeted the 65th anniversary meeting of the Axe Vale Harriers at Stafford Cross. Teenage jockeys Dominic Furnell, Jamie Bargary and Joe Hill will have lasting memories of this year's renewal. READ MORE

29 May 2012 Report: Flint & Denbigh - Bangor-on-Dee

Bangor-on-Dee basked in glorious sunshine yesterday for the Flint & Denbigh Point-to-Point meeting, which was the penultimate meeting of the season in the North Western area. READ MORE

23 May 2012 Report: Dulverton West - Bratton Down

Leslie Jefford's stable, located near Honiton, Devon, is in great form at present and his first ever training hat trick took the yard into double figures for the season before a large crowd at Bratton Down. READ MORE

22 May 2012 Report: Grafton - Whitfield

Sam Davies-Thomas rode his second double of the campaign at Whitfield's Grafton meeting on Sunday, with neither horse coming off the bridle. READ MORE

21 May 2012 Report: Gelligaer Farmers - Lower Machen

Thrills and spills were the order of the day at the popular Lower Machen course where a total of 91 horses faced the starter. READ MORE

21 May 2012 Report: Border - Hexham

Guiseley-based amateur rider Sam Drake, 24, moved into third place in the National Ladies Jockey's Championship with a double on Morello Mist and Optimistic Harry in Sunday's Border Point-to-Point meeting at a sun-drenched Hexham Racecourse. READ MORE

21 May 2012 Report: North West Point-to-Point Club - Tabley

The North West Point-to-Point meeting at Tabley produced a cracking day's racing, and the good weather ensured a decent crowd at the Cheshire course. The track looked in fantastic condition, which is a credit to their Clerk of the Course Rob Hankey. READ MORE

16 May 2012 Report: Kimblewick - Kingston Blount

Trainer Alan Hill saddled three winners at Kingston Blount on Saturday. In doing so, he completed a hat-trick of a different sort - training three winners at each Kimblewick Hunt meeting this season. READ MORE

15 May 2012 Report: Four Burrow - Trebudannon

A total of 49 runners contested the six races in bright sunshine at Trebudannon for the second and final meeting this season at the popular Cornish track. READ MORE

15 May 2012 Report: Melton Hunt Club - Garthorpe

A fair crowd turned out at Garthorpe on Saturday for seven Point-to-Point races that were preceded by two pony races and followed by two Charity flat races. The course had dried up nicely following the recent wet weather with the official going being described as "good to soft". READ MORE

15 May 2012 Report: Bilsdale - Easingwold

Easingwold is a track that will be held close to Emma Todd's heart as after having her first winner at the York and Ainsty meeting, three weeks later she steered home the Andrew Nichols-trained Adin Abroad. Tom Greenall was another on the score sheet as he piloted the highly talented My Old Piano and Rear Admiral. READ MORE

15 May 2012 Report: Wheatland - Chaddesley Corbett

Bridgnorth trainer Phillip Rowley left the Wheatland Point-to-Point at Chaddesley Corbett on a high after Surenaga's emphatic win in the Ladies Open on Sunday afternoon. READ MORE

13 May 2012 Report: Banwen Miners - Pentreclwydau

Jockey John Mathias is enjoying a superb season and at the Banwen Miners Point-to-Point, the penultimate meeting of the West Wales season, he extended his tally with another three winners to make it twenty two for the season. READ MORE

09 May 2012 Report: Cambridgeshire with Enfield Chace - Northaw

Heroics from the organisers, which included completely changing the course lay-out, meant that the Cambridgeshire with Enfield Chace Point-to-Point was able to go ahead as planned at Northaw on Monday despite the recent deluge. READ MORE

09 May 2012 Report: Cambridgeshire with Enfield Chace - Northaw

Heroics from the organisers, which included completely changing the course lay-out, meant that the Cambridgeshire with Enfield Chace Point-to-Point was able to go ahead as planned at Northaw on Monday despite the recent deluge. READ MORE

09 May 2012 Report: Zetland - Witton Castle

Monday's bank holiday meeting at Witton Castle was an action packed day as good ground attracted several large fields. Jockeys in form were Jacqueline Coward and Sam Drake who both recorded doubles on the day. One of the more impressive victories came from Sam's second winner who romped away with Division One of the Open Maiden. READ MORE

09 May 2012 Report: Pendle Forest & Craven - Heslaker

Tom Greenall was again banging in the winners this weekend for Sheriff Hutton-based trainer David Easterby as Royal Deal and My Old Piano justified their short odds to win on what was a beautiful day. READ MORE

08 May 2012 Report: Cattistock - Littlewindsor

Southwestern won his second Cattistock Mens Open and sixth Littlewindsor race in all on Monday. Neil Harris rode his usual initially patient race, but the pair were never in danger after taking the lead at the bottom of the final descent. READ MORE

08 May 2012 Report: Devon & Somerset Staghounds - Holnicote

Leo Mahon, 18, rode his first double aboard Mens Open race winner Lake Legend and My Way De Solzen (PPORA Club Members, Novice Riders) at Holnicote on Sunday. Both horses are trained by Leo's father, Gabe, near Stratford. READ MORE

07 May 2012 Report: South Shropshire - Eyton-on-Severn

It was a case of what a difference a day makes weather wise. After the monsoon like conditions at the last meeting at Eyton-on-Severn on Easter Monday, yesterday's South Shropshire meeting went ahead with overcast conditions, but thankfully the rain stayed away, and a good sized crowd enjoyed a good competitive day's racing. READ MORE

07 May 2012 Report: Modbury Harriers - Flete Park

Ross Oliver's ultra consistent mare Wee Fly followed up her course victory two weeks ago in the Ladies' four-miler at Flete Park, staying on tenaciously to hold the fast finishing Mister Moonax (Hannah Hawkins). READ MORE

07 May 2012 Report: Tredegar Farmers - Lower Machen

"A bigger crowd than last year'', according to secretary Colin Cross, attended the Tredegar Farmers Hunt Steeplechases at Lower Machen where the going was " beautiful '' according to John Mathias, and the course "lovely'' according to Alice Mills. READ MORE

07 May 2012 Report: Lauderdale - Mosshouses

Cheshire-based jockey, Gillon Crow took the honours in Sunday's Lauderdale fixture at Mosshouses with a double on Lucky Lane and Barachois Silver. READ MORE

01 May 2012 Report: Farmers Bloodhounds - Whitfield

Those attending the Farmers Bloodhounds meeting at Whitfield on Saturday were lucky enough to witness three of the most dramatic finishes of the season. READ MORE

01 May 2012 Report: Berkeley - Woodford

When somebody of Dick Baimbridge's status describes a rider's performance as "brilliant" you can be sure it is not an overstatement. READ MORE

01 May 2012 Report: West of Yore - Whitcliffe Grange

Despite severe weather conditions this weekend, the West of Yore must be given great credit for staging their meeting after sustained rain throughout the day made the ground very much on the soft side. READ MORE

01 May 2012 Report: Llangeinor - Laleston

There were doubles for John Mathias and Bradley Gibbs at Laleston where amazingly, after all the heavy rain, wellies were not even needed! Mathias was successful on The Vicar in the Confined and Misamon in the Mens Open. READ MORE

26 April 2012 Report: United Pack - Brampton Bryan

The United Pack team were well rewarded for their strenuous efforts to attract horses and people to their Brampton Bryan fixture with 73 horses going to post on the beautiful riverside course. READ MORE

25 April 2012 Report: West Norfolk - Fakenham

Jack Bloom became the fourth successive generation of his family to win a race in the saddle at Fakenham (and broke his own riding duck in the process) by landing the Members Race at the West Norfolk Foxhounds Point-to-Point on Sunday. READ MORE

24 April 2012 Report: Atherstone - Clifton-on-Dunsmore

The Atherstone Hunt returned to Clifton-on-Dunsmore to host their seven race card on an afternoon which saw sun, rain, hail and the odd bolt of lightning. READ MORE

24 April 2012 Report: Cotswold Vale Farmers - Andoversford

Dave Mansell's experience bore fruit during the Cotswold Vale Farmers Point-to-Point at Andoversford on Sunday afternoon. READ MORE

24 April 2012 Report: Seavington - Littlewindsor

Southwestern won his fourth Seavington Mens Open and reached the 25 career winner mark (22 Point-to-Points, a John Corbet Cup and two Horse & Hound Cups) at Littlewindsor on Sunday. READ MORE

24 April 2012 Report: York & Ainsty (North and South) - Easingwold

This weekend saw some very talented horses in action, one of the most impressive being Rear Admiral from the David Easterby yard, which contributed to a Thomas Greenall and David Easterby treble. READ MORE

24 April 2012 Report: Braes of Derwent - Corbridge

The popularity of the Downhills course near Corbridge as a Point-to-Point venue was shown again on Sunday with 72 runners, including 18 Yorkshire raiders, on an eight race card at the Braes of Derwent fixture. READ MORE

23 April 2012 Report: Pentyrch - Bonvilston

Nick Williams won his second Dunraven Windows Welsh Point-to-Point Grand National over three and a half miles at rain sodden Bonvilston last Saturday. READ MORE

22 April 2012 Report: Kimblewick - Kingston Blount

Three winners for trainer Alan Hill at the track he nurtures as groundsman, and a double for his 16-year-old son, Joe, were the highlights at Kingston Blount on Saturday 21st April. In addition Hill trained Description to win at Penshurst under Ladies champion Gina Andrews. READ MORE

18 April 2012 Report: Eggesford - Upcott Cross

Lucette Annie was an impressive winner of the 4m Devon National on a busy afternoon at Upcott Cross. READ MORE

18 April 2012 Report: West Wales Area Club - Lydstep

John Mathias extended his lead in the Area Jockeys Championship when adding a further three winners at the West Wales Area Club Meeting to take his seasons tally to 16 and bringing his career total to 100. READ MORE

17 April 2012 Report: Pytchley - Guilsborough

A bright and breezy day, punctuated with a few showers, saw the Pytchley Point-to-Point return to Guilsborough on Sunday, and proved as popular as ever with runners, riders and racegoers. READ MORE

17 April 2012 Report: Cleveland - Mordon

The Sutcliffe's were a force to be reckoned with this weekend as they notched up their first riding, training and owning double. READ MORE

17 April 2012 Report: South & West Wilts - Larkhill

Nyland (Gillingham) trainer Stuart Penny reached the 10-winner mark with a double at Larkhill on Saturday. Maiden winner Ashton Magic and Quedillac (Ladies Open) provided Stuart's two successes. READ MORE

17 April 2012 Report: Cheshire Forest - Tabley

The Sunday after the three day Aintree Grand National meeting is now a well established date in the Point-to-Point calendar for the Cheshire Forest meeting at Tabley. The warm weather resulted in a bumper crowd and there were as usual plenty of runners at the Cheshire track, the course as always looked in excellent condition which was a real credit to their Clerk of the course Rob Hankey. READ MORE

17 April 2012 Report: Ystrad Taf Fechan - Ystradowen

Top Welsh Point-to-Pointers Chesnut Annie, Findlay's Find and Lady Myfanwy all turned up at Ystradowen last Saturday for the Ystrad Taf Fechan Hunt Steeplechases. READ MORE

13 April 2012 Report: South Pembrokeshire - Lydstep

Organising an outdoor event is never easy and for the South Pembrokeshire Hunt Point-to-Point Races on Easter Monday the much needed rainfall after a dry March came on the wrong day. Despite the weather spirits remained high and those who braved the day enjoyed good racing. READ MORE

12 April 2012 Report: Taunton Vale - Kingston St Mary

Richard Barber took Monday's training honours with a Taunton Vale Foxhounds double to add to a four-timer at Trebudannon. Mustangsallyrally, partnered by Martin Cooney, and My Minds Maid (Jack Barber) provided Richard's two Kingston St Mary winners. READ MORE

12 April 2012 Report: Portman - Badbury Rings

Amanda Bush and Suzy Berry took the riding honours with doubles at Badbury Rings, where 28 of the 50 entries faced the starter and Clerk of the Course Martyn Tory and his team received universal praise for their huge amount of work to prepare the course in tip-top condition. READ MORE

12 April 2012 Report: Vine & Craven - Hackwood Park

Conor Shoemark, 18-year-old grandson of Bill Shoemark, a leading rider in the 1960's and ‘70s, scored a hat-trick when winning the Fontwell Park-sponsored Novice Riders race on Quiditch d'Ouxy at Hackwood Park on Easter Monday. READ MORE

11 April 2012 Report: Old Berkshire - Lockinge

A rather grey start to the day took its toll with the crowds late to arrive for the 59th Charles Stanley Old Berks Hunt's annual Point-to-Point and Country Day at Lockinge. READ MORE

11 April 2012 Report: Bedale - Hornby Castle

The Bedale Hunt went to great lengths this weekend to ensure perfect racing conditions and were duly rewarded with 34 runners. READ MORE

11 April 2012 Report: Four Burrow - Trebudannon

Championship leader Will Biddick enjoyed a memorable afternoon at rain soaked Trebudannon. READ MORE

11 April 2012 Report: South Notts - Thorpe Lodge

The wet weather at Thorpe Lodge on Easter Monday did not dampen the spirits of father and son team Michael and Dale Peters who teamed up for a double. READ MORE

10 April 2012 Report: Staintondale - Charm Park

The heavy morning rain relented by lunchtime which ensured a fine afternoon for the Staintondale Point-to-Point where a double by Sheriff Hutton-based Mark Walford took him 20 points clear in the Area championship. READ MORE

10 April 2012 Report: Cumberland Farmers - Dalston

There was a popular local success for Rockcliffe amateur rider, Anna Mounsey-Heysham on her mother Penelope's ex-chaser, Best Profile in the Cumbria Lift-N-Shift NPPA Club Members Race in Easter Monday's Cumberland Farmers fixture at Dalston. READ MORE

10 April 2012 Report: Spooners & West Dartmoor - Cherrybrook

A packed Easter crowd at Cherrybrook saw a total of 56 runners contest the seven races. READ MORE

10 April 2012 Report: North Cotswold - Paxford

Inkberrow trainer Laura Gretton and jockey Tom Weston teamed up to take the eight-year-old and upwards Maiden with Rosemore Déjà Vu at a rainswept Paxford on Monday afternoon. READ MORE

10 April 2012 Report: Ludlow - Bitterley

Thanks to the nocturnal watering efforts of Clerk of the Course, Brian Perry and his team, the seven races at Bitterley Point-to-Point were run on good ground, despite the arid conditions. READ MORE

10 April 2012 Report: Morpeth - Tranwell

Following rain and snow earlier in the week, the going was near perfect for the Morpeth fixture at Tranwell on Easter Saturday, where the seven race card, with a total of 51 runners, produced a string of close finishes. READ MORE

10 April 2012 Report: Monmouthshire - Llanvapley

The huge crowd which turned up at the well watered - at great expense - Llanvapley were rewarded with a good afternoon's racing. READ MORE

10 April 2012 Report: North Shropshire - Eyton-on-Severn

The North Shropshire meeting at Eyton-on-Severn on Easter Monday was definitely a fixture for the die hard Point-to-Point enthusiast; the heavy rain throughout the first five races was torrential, which meant the reduced attendance got even smaller as the afternoon wore on as people went home to dry out. READ MORE

10 April 2012 Report: Woodland Pytchley - Dingley

The drizzly, mist-shrouded day did nothing to dampen the atmosphere at the Northamptonshire course on this Easter Saturday meeting; a total of 54 runners contested the seven races on ground officially given as good, good to soft in places. As usual, the excellent organisation and preparation by the Woodland Pytchley and Dingley team paid off as a huge crowd enjoyed an afternoon of highly competitive racing, alongside a multitude of trade stands and entertainment. READ MORE

09 April 2012 Report: Kimblewick - Kimble

It was déjà vu at Kimble's centenary meeting on Saturday as local trainer Alan Hill saddled three winners from as many runners - a feat he achieved twelve months ago. READ MORE

09 April 2012 Report: North Staffordshire - Sandon

The North Staffs meeting at Sandon was full of the usual thrills and spills, which is part and parcel of this great sport. READ MORE

05 April 2012 Report: Avon Vale - Larkhill

Preacher Boy recorded his fifth Larkhill victory in the Avon Vale Mens Open on Saturday. Jockey Philip Prince jumped the 13-year-old round after sole rival Border Castle (Richard Woollacott) had refused to race. READ MORE

03 April 2012 Report: East Cornwall - Great Trethew

The dry spell took its toll on the East Cornwall card with only a handful of runners turning out on very firm ground at Great Trethew. READ MORE

03 April 2012 Report: Ledbury - Maisemore Park

The Ledbury Point-to-Point at Maisemore Park attracted a huge crowd and racing which was full of quality as well as quantity. READ MORE

03 April 2012 Report: Middleton - Whitwell-on-the-Hill

Harry Bannister secured his position as leading Novice rider this weekend when scoring a double, whilst trainer David Easterby went on to score a four timer, which included the highly prestigious Grimthorpe Gold Cup. READ MORE

02 April 2012 Report: Berwickshire - Friars Haugh

The firm ground took its toll in Sunday's Berwickshire fixture at Friars Haugh, Kelso, with only 14 runners, including three walkovers, on the seven race card. READ MORE

27 March 2012 Report: Lanarkshire & Renfrewshire and Eglinton - Overton

Newton-by-the-Sea trainer Victor Thompson and stable jockey Tristan Davidson teamed up for their second treble of the season in Saturday's well supported Lanarkshire & Renfrewshire and Eglinton fixture at Overton Farm, Crossford. READ MORE

27 March 2012 Report: Lamerton - Kilworthy

THE car park was packed to capacity in the warm sunshine at Kilworthy, where a total of 75 runners contested the seven races on perfect going.  READ MORE

27 March 2012 Report: Oakley - Brafield-on-the-Green

Another fine watering effort for the Oakley at Brafield, producing good ground, resulted in 64 horses turning out for the seven-race card. READ MORE

27 March 2012 Report: V. W. H. - Siddington

A huge crowd once again made for a superb atmosphere at the VWH Hunt, Siddington's annual meeting, as unseasonably warm weather prevailed throughout the afternoon. Favourite backers were pleased to see four of their six investments pay out. READ MORE

27 March 2012 Report: East Essex - Marks Tey

Caveman proved beyond doubt that stamina is his forte when running away with the 4m Essex Grand National at the East Essex Point-To-Point at Marks Tey, near Colchester, on Sunday. READ MORE

27 March 2012 Report: Badsworth & Bramham Moor - Whitcliffe Grange

Mark Walford was the man in form at Whitcliffe Grange as he shot to the head of the Area jockey's championship after taking full advantage of an injured Guy Brewer by recording a double. READ MORE

27 March 2012 Report: Hampshire - Hackwood Park

Close finishes added to the excitement of racing at Hackwood Park on Sunday, but local runners were eclipsed in the two principle races by horses trained in South Wales. READ MORE

27 March 2012 Report: Glamorgan - Ystradowen

The riding honours at the Glamorgan Hunt Point-to-Point at Ystradowen, near Cowbridge, where thousands of racegoers enjoyed the hazy sunshine, went to Nick Williams, the younger brother of sidelined National Hunt jockey Christian. READ MORE

27 March 2012 Report: Belvoir - Garthorpe

The Belvoir Point-to-Point took place on Saturday in beautiful spring sunshine, in total contrast to the weather there at the Cottesmore meeting three weeks ago. READ MORE

20 March 2012 Report: Western - Wadebridge

Southwestern had little difficulty in achieving his 24th career victory in the Mens Open at the expense of his sole opponent The Patriarch Game. READ MORE

20 March 2012 Report: Granta Harriers - Cottenham

Andrew and Ruth Pennock, the hard-working husband and wife team who train a small string of horses at Timworth, near Bury St Edmunds, celebrated their first ever double at the Granta Harriers Point-to-Point at Cottenham on Sunday. READ MORE

20 March 2012 Report: Quantock Staghounds - Cothelstone

Darren Edwards took the riding honours with a treble at Cothelstone on Saturday. Little Cornham (Hunt race), Teri D Trixter (Confined) and Spot The Grey (second three-mile Maiden) provided Darren's three wins. READ MORE

20 March 2012 Report: Combined Services - Larkhill

Divine Intavention turned one of Point-to-Pointing's classic races, the Coronation Gold Cup, into a procession at Larkhill on Sunday. READ MORE

20 March 2012 Report: Bicester with Whaddon Chase - Whitfield

The Bicester with Whaddon Chase meeting at Whitfield on Sunday was held in memory of the late Teresa Elwell. A minute's silence was observed before the first race and all jockeys in the Hunt Members carried black armbands. READ MORE

20 March 2012 Report: South Wold - Brocklesby Park

Jack Greenall and David Easterby teamed up for a double at the South Wold Point-to-Point where forty four runners contested the seven races on ground officially described as "good". READ MORE

20 March 2012 Report: Duke of Buccleuch's - Friars Haugh

Andrew Richardson, 45, rolled back the years with the second treble of his career on Dontpassgo, Bonnet Rouge and Step Beyond in Saturday's Duke of Buccleuch's fixture at Kelso. READ MORE

20 March 2012 Report: Curre & Llangibby - Howick

Mrs Rae Jones's course specialist Up There, with James Ridley in the saddle, landed the Mens open race in a time that was some 13 seconds slower than when the eleven-year-old won the equivalent race over the popular Howick course a fortnight earlier. READ MORE

20 March 2012 Report: Hurworth - Hutton Rudby

The Hurworth Hunt Point-to-Point Chairman Nigel Tutty, who has this season taken over the training of the family Pointers, had a training double at his own meeting when supplying daughters Gemma and Pip with a winner a piece. READ MORE

16 March 2012 Report: Blackmore & Sparkford Vale - Charlton Horethorne

Richard Barber and stable jockey Will Biddick stole the show with a four-timer at Charlton Horethorne on Sunday. Hunt race winner Keppols Hill, Comeonginger (Restricted), Flanshan (Mens Open) and Bellsinni Ron (3m Maiden) provided their four winners. READ MORE

16 March 2012 Report: New Forest - Larkhill

Baddam, who won two races at Royal Ascot in 2006, opened his Pointing account in impressive style in the New Forest Mixed Open on Saturday. READ MORE

14 March 2012 Report: Holderness - Dalton Park

The Holderness held their meeting at Dalton Park this weekend, and with the weather verging on tropical standards, race goers turned out in their masses with picnics in hand. READ MORE

13 March 2012 Report: Dulverton Farmers - Treborough Hill

Richard Woollacott was sidelined for nearly three months as a result of injuries sustained on the opening day of the season. The 2009/2010 champion had drawn a blank since resuming race riding three weeks ago, but bounced back with a four-timer at the Dulverton Farmers. READ MORE

13 March 2012 Report: Kingston Blount Racing Club - Kingston Blount

Seven-year-old Penmore Mill showed he is something very special after continuing his unbeaten run between the flags at Kingston Blount on Saturday. READ MORE

13 March 2012 Report: College Valley & North Northumberland - Alnwick

Despite attracting only 73 entries, the lowest figure for a Northumbrian meeting in more than 20 years, the College Valley & North Northumberland Hunt still managed to stage a successful seven race card at the Ratcheugh Farm course near Alnwick on Sunday. READ MORE

13 March 2012 Report: Tivyside - Cilwendeg

Carmarthenshire dairy farmer Norman Evans was glad to see the decision to allow his son Hywel to "take the lorry and the cheque book to Ascot sales to buy a horse without me", was a good one, as he welcomed in the purchase, Tom Bach, as winner of the Restricted Race. READ MORE

13 March 2012 Report: Sir W W Wynn's - Bangor-on-Dee

Bangor-on-Dee was basked in glorious sunshine on Sunday, which was reflected in a huge crowd at the North Wales course, and with nine races on the card after the 2m4f Maiden was divided, the racegoers had good entertainment value. READ MORE

10 March 2012 Leicester Hunter Chase Lowdown

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07 March 2012 Report: Taunton Vale Harriers - Kingston St Mary

Anna Pycroft rode her first winner when former top chaser Idle Talk fought back to deny Martin Pitchwood (Alice Mills) in Sunday's Taunton Vale Harriers Ladies Open at Kingston St Mary. READ MORE

07 March 2012 Report: East Devon - Bishops Court

A large crowd saw a total of 100 runners contest the eight races at Ottery St Mary on Saturday, with overnight rain easing the ground to good to soft. READ MORE

06 March 2012 Report: Derwent - Charm Park

The Derwent Point-to-Point staged its fixture last Sunday and with perfect ground expected in the week leading up to the day no one could expect the downpour that came. This did not deter jockeys and horses as they saw the ground turn from good to soft, becoming heavy as the day went on. READ MORE

06 March 2012 Report: Cottesmore - Garthorpe

The prayers of many were answered at Garthorpe on Sunday when much needed rain fell throughout the meeting causing the going to change from "Good" to "Good to Soft" during the course of the afternoon. READ MORE

06 March 2012 Report: Brecon & Talybont - Llanfrynach

Beth Roberts's eleven-year-old Chesnut Annie chalked-up win number 31 (29 Point-to-Points and two Hunter Chases) when landing the Ladies Open race at the Brecon & Talybont Hunt Point-To-Point under Sally Randell on Saturday. READ MORE

05 March 2012 Report: Chiddingfold, Leconfield & Cowdray - Tweseldown

With the Cheltenham Festival just ten days away, jockey Sam Waley-Cohen enjoyed a confidence boosting win on Ashtown Boy at Tweseldown on Sunday. READ MORE

05 March 2012 Report: Tynedale - Corbridge

The popularity of the Downhills course near Corbridge as a hunt racing venue was shown again on Sunday with a total of 90 runners at the Tynedale fixture, a figure surpassed at only two other Northern Area meetings since March 2008. READ MORE

28 February 2012 Report: East Cornwall - Great Trethew

A total of 88 runners turned out at Great Trethew, with the Cornish track putting an issue on stamina. READ MORE

28 February 2012 Report: Countryside Alliance Club (Wessex) - Badbury Rings

Master Medic put up a scintillating performance in the Countryside Alliance (Wessex) Mens Open at Badbury Rings. The Sally Alner-trained 11-year-old was never in danger after Sam Allwood moved him smoothly past pacesetter Flanshan (Will Biddick) five fences from home. READ MORE

28 February 2012 Report: South Durham Hunt Farmers Club - Mordon

The South Durham Hunt Club staged their first meeting last Sunday at Howe Hills, Mordon. The meeting was a huge success after a large amount of the entries turned up and amongst the winners was Tom Greenall who managed to notch up a treble. READ MORE

28 February 2012 Report: Curre & Llangibby - Howick

Loudest cheers of the day at the Curre & Llangibby meeting were for sixteen-year-old Charlotte Prichard who, having only her second ride in a Point-to-Point, landed the Members race on her father Ian's German-bred Alroyal, who came late on the scene to take it up at the second last fence and went on to score by two and a half lengths from the favourite Minella For Food (Josh Harris). READ MORE

28 February 2012 Report: Percy - Alnwick

Catherine Walton moved into the lead in the National Ladies Championship title standings with a first career treble on Highland Cathedral, Coquet Head and New Alco in the rearranged Percy Point-to-Point meeting at Alnwick on Sunday. READ MORE

28 February 2012 Report: Blankney - North Carlton

An enjoyable afternoon's racing took place at North Carlton on Sunday when the Blankney held their annual Point-to- Point. READ MORE

21 February 2012 Report: Cambridge University Draghounds / Waveney Harriers

John Ferguson was the trainer in form during a hectic weekend of Point-to-Point racing which featured meetings at both Cottenham, near Cambridge and Higham, between Colchester and Ipswich. READ MORE

21 February 2012 Report: South Pool Harriers - Buckfastleigh

The Devon & Cornwall Area Classic race, with a total purse of £1,000, went to the progressive eight-year-old For The Staff. READ MORE

21 February 2012 Report: South Dorset - Milborne St Andrew

Seaborough trainer Richard Barber landed a four-timer at Milborne St Andrew to take his weekend tally to eight following doubles at Ston Easton and Buckfastleigh. The Fish Pot (2m4f Maiden), I'm The Article (Restricted), Chapoturgeon (Mens Open) and Barneys Mate (Novice Riders) provided his four successes. READ MORE

21 February 2012 Report: Mendip Farmers - Ston Easton

Wingfield, nr Trowbridge, trainer Charlotte Tizzard took her three-horse string to rain-lashed Ston Easton on Saturday and won with two of them. Charlotte led off with Coombe Hill, who followed up his January Larkhill victory with another emphatic success in the Confined. READ MORE

21 February 2012 Report: Vine & Craven - Barbury Racecourse

Postponed from the previous frost bound weekend, the Vine & Craven Point-to-Point meeting at Fullers Barbury Racecourse on Sunday 19 February successfully staged seven races with an average of seven runners. READ MORE

21 February 2012 Report: Vale of Clettwr - Cilwendeg

Heavy early morning rain seriously threatened the chances of the Vale of Clettwr Point-to-Point going ahead last Saturday, but the storm clouds cleared at Cilwendeg in time for the stewards to permit the meeting to go ahead, with good racing enjoyed by enthusiasts. READ MORE

21 February 2012 Report: Brocklesby - Brocklesby Park

Some good racing was enjoyed by a fair sized crowd at Brocklesby Park on Saturday when the annual Brocklesby Point-to-Point took place. From 167 entries 61 runners contested the eight races on ground officially described as "good". READ MORE

21 February 2012 Report: Sinnington - Duncombe Park

The Sinnington Hunt staged their rescheduled meeting last Saturday in the stately grounds of Duncombe Park. Race goers turned out in their masses to view what was set to be some quality racing. READ MORE

14 February 2012 Report: Dumfriesshire & Stewartry - Overton

There were no weather problems at Overton on Sunday as the Dumfriesshire & Stewartry Hunt staged the weekend's only Point-to-Point action in the country. READ MORE

01 February 2012 Report: South Devon - Ideford Arch

Will Biddick extended his lead for the National riders' championship at the South Devon with a comfortable Confined race success on Alpha Native. READ MORE

01 February 2012 Report: North Norfolk Harriers - Higham

Nick Wright, from Badlingham near Newmarket, earned top billing by winning with half of his four-strong string at an excellent North Norfolk Harriers Point-To-Point at Higham on Sunday, which saw six of the seven trophies remain in East Anglia. READ MORE

31 January 2012 Report: Midlands Area Club - Thorpe Lodge

Overnight frost led to an hour delay to the start of the Midlands Area Club Point-to-Point races at Thorpe Lodge on Sunday. READ MORE

31 January 2012 Report: Yorkshire Area Point-to-Point Club - Sheriff Hutton

The Yorkshire Area Point-to-Point Club held their meeting on Sunday, however had to pass an early inspection due to the overnight frost. READ MORE

24 January 2012 Report: Tiverton - Chipley Park

A total of 87 runners contested the eight races on ground officially described as good to soft at Chipley Park. READ MORE

24 January 2012 Report: West Percy - Alnwick

It was a case of doubles all round for jockeys Tristan Davidson and Kit Alexander as well as trainers Victor Thompson and Nick Alexander at Sunday's West Percy fixture at Alnwick. READ MORE

24 January 2012 Report: Burton - North Carlton

Some good racing took place on Sunday when the Midlands Area Point-to-Point season got underway with the Burton meeting at a windswept North Carlton. READ MORE

24 January 2012 Report: Heythrop - Dunthrop

It was fitting that the sun shone at Dunthrop on what was to be the final afternoon's racing at the 29-year-old course. READ MORE

24 January 2012 Report: Royal Artillery - Larkhill

Quedillac won his first race for octogenarian Isle of Wight owner Hazel Goody in Larkhill's Royal Artillery Ladies Open under Gina Andrews on Saturday. READ MORE

18 January 2012 Report: Silverton - Black Forest Lodge

A creditable runner-up for the Lady Dudley Cup last year, Cedrus Libani was the class act on show at the Silverton, justifying warm favouritism with a five lengths Mens Open win under Tom Weston. READ MORE

17 January 2012 Report: Dunston Harriers - Ampton

The overnight light frost thawed in time for an exciting seven-race card to take place at Ampton on Sunday for the Dunston Harriers Point-to-Point. A good crowd witnessed a number of stirring finishes to races that were run in fast times due to the unseasonal good to firm going. READ MORE

12 January 2012 Report: Larkhill Racing Club - Larkhill

Old Sodbury owner Ray Geddes, who has been a standing dish at Larkhill since riding winners aboard his top-class Master Vesuvius nearly 40 years ago, achieved a 1-2 in the Larkhill Racing Club Mens Open. READ MORE

11 January 2012 Report: North Cornwall - Wadebridge

Visibility was poor as drizzle, mist and fog descended on the Royal Cornwall Showground for the North Cornwall meeting on Sunday (8 January). READ MORE

09 January 2012 No Monkeying around for Tunkerty

Monkerty Tunkerty caused something of an upset in the AGA Ladies' Open Point-to-Point Championship qualifier at Wadebridge on Sunday January 8th by comprehensively beating the odds-on Sericina under a positive ride from 20-year-old Jess Westwood. READ MORE

03 January 2012 Report: South Devon Hunts Club - Ideford Arch

A total of 65 runners lined up for seven races with mild weather greeting a good sized crowd at Ideford Arch on Tuesday (27th December). READ MORE

02 January 2012 Report: Harkaway Club - Chaddesley Corbett

The 2011/12 season may still be in its infancy, but come June the Harkaway Club meeting at Chaddesley Corbett may well still be remembered as one of the best. READ MORE

20 December 2011 Report: South Midlands Area Club Report - Whitfield

The South Midlands Area Club at Whitfield became a marathon ten-race card as 102 horses, desperate to run before Christmas, descended on the Northamptonshire circuit. The meeting defeated a sharp overnight frost with the aid of covers on all take-offs, landings and vulnerable sections of the course. Although officially 'good, good to soft in places', the ground became increasingly testing throughout the afternoon. READ MORE

19 December 2011 Hart Dreaming of Cheltenham

It has long been Claire Hart's ambition to have a ride at Cheltenham and in Palypso de Creek - who cruised to victory to take the AGA Ladies' Open Championship qualifier at Whitfield - she just might have the horse that can take her there. READ MORE

13 December 2011 Report: Ratcheugh Racing Club - Alnwick

Catherine Walton made the perfect start to her defence of the Northern Area Ladies Championship with a double on stable companions Sacred Mountain and Highland Cathedral in Sunday's Ratcheugh Racing Club Point-to-Point at Alnwick. READ MORE

13 December 2011 Report: Cornwall Hunt Club - Wadebridge

Southwestern made a pleasing seasonal debut in recording the 22nd winner of his career in a good Mens Open at rain swept Wadebridge on Sunday. READ MORE

12 December 2011 Scout Seas off the competition

Sea Scout, who in 2007 was the first northern-trained four-year-old to win a Point-to-Point, made virtually all to land the spoils by a wide margin in the AGA Ladies Open Point-to-Point Championship qualifier at Alnwick on Sunday, December 11th. READ MORE

12 December 2011 Report: Hursley Hambledon - Tweseldown

Leading local rider Philip York got off the mark for the season on Seymar Lad at Tweseldown on Sunday. READ MORE

06 December 2011 Report: Point-to-Point Owners' & Riders' Club

Will Biddick stole a march on his rivals for the jockey's championship after riding a treble in the PPORC meeting at Barbury Racecourse on Saturday and Sunday - all trained by Richard Barber. READ MORE

29 November 2011 Report: Cambridge University United Hunts Club - Cottenham

Memories of Kula, a top horse of yesteryear, were rekindled as the 2011/12 East Anglian Point-To-Point season got off to a low key start with the Cambridge University United Hunts Club fixture at Cottenham on Sunday. READ MORE

29 November 2011 Report: Black Forest Club - Black Forest Lodge

Bright sunshine was appreciated by the large crowd at the opening meeting of the season at Black Forest Lodge - too bright really with the low morning sun causing the omission of two jumps on each circuit in the 2m4f opener for four and five-year-olds. READ MORE

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