Equestrian

Tuesday, May 19, 2015

The first of three late season fixtures at Bratton Down proved quite an occasion for the British point-to-point world.

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Wednesday, May 13, 2015
Junior showjumping at Bicton Arena.

Showjumping takes centre stage at Bicton Arena this Friday (May 15), when more than 500 competitors will be competing over three days in four different arenas with 350 horses stabled on site for the duration.

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Wednesday, May 13, 2015
Point-to-point action

The first of three Point-to-Points to be held at the stunning location of Bratton Down, Bratton Fleming, will be held this Sunday (May 17) by the Dulverton West club, writes Donna Harris.

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The Axe Vale Hunt Point to Point races at Stafford Cross. Ref mhsp 4908-18-15AW. Picture: Alex Walton

Will Biddick edged closer to the British point to point jockeys’ record total of winners in a season with his second double of the weekend, this time at the Four Burrow point-to-point held at Trebudannon, writes Granville Taylor.

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Axe Vale Pony Club Team Blue

Under the helm of new district commissioner Rhian Carruthers The Axe Vale Pony Club sent four teams to Stockland Lovell for the Weston Harriers PC team show jumping event.

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East Devon Hunt's Point to Point event. Photo by Simon Horn. Ref shsp 10 1192-10-11SH

A good crowd were treated to some exciting finishes at the Stevenstone Point-to-Point meetingat Vauterhill on Bank Holiday Monday where the heavy rain stayed away until after the last race, writes Donna Harris.

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The Axe Vale Hunt Point to Point races at Stafford Cross. Ref mhsp 4908-18-15AW. Picture: Alex Walton

The morning rain passed through by mid-day but it remained overcast with drizzle at Flete Park for the latest point-to-point, writes Granville Taylor

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Bicton Arena

Devon’s first international horse trials drew plaudits from spectators and competitors alike following three days of intense competition which took place at Bicton Arena.

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Will Biddick is marching on towards his half century for the season in his quest for a fourth consecutive National jockeys’ title, and put three more winners in the bag at the Axe Vale meeting, writes Granville Taylor.

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East Devon Hunt's Point to Point event. Photo by Simon Horn. Ref shsp 10 1197-10-11SH

Ladies’ Night at Exeter Racecourse on Tuesday, May 5 is when the glitz and glamour of racing descend on Haldon Hill, writes Lucy Johnson.

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A strong wind kept the marquees flapping and the temperatures down at Flete Park, but the capacity crowd warmed to some exciting racing and close finishes at the Dartmoor Point-to-Point, writes Granville Taylor.

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Kilworthy to stage latest point-to-point

Thursday, March 19, 2015
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The stunning venue of Kilworthy, overlooking Brentor near Tavistock, is the location for this weekends point-to-point meeting to be held in the Devon and Cornwall area, on Sunday (March 22), writes Donna Harris.

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Steady rain during the morning meant soft ground and testing conditions at Great Trethew for the East Cornwall fixture postponed from a fortnight ago, writes Granville Taylor.

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A net of carrots for every Irish-bred winner and half price entry for racegoers wearing something a little Irish are on offer at Exeter Racecourse on March 17 when it celebrates St Patrick’s Day.

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Taunton race goers have got three meetings to look forward to this month.

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This coming weekend (March 8), will see the re-arranged East Cornwall Point-to-Point fixture take place at the popular track of Great Trethew, Menheniot, writes Donna Harris.

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Cheltenham Festival Preview Evening at Exeter

Wednesday, February 25, 2015
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Exeter Racecourse’s annual Star Sports Cheltenham Festival Preview Evening takes place after racing on Tuesday, March 3 when an all-star line up will answer questions about their chances at the world’s greatest jump racing meeting, writes Lucy Johnson.

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Point-to-point action this weekend

Wednesday, February 25, 2015
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Point to Point racing takes place this Saturday (February 28) with the meeting at Bishops Court, Ottery St Mary, writes Donna Harris.

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Taunton races set for big Thursday meet

Sunday, February 22, 2015
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Taunton hold the third of their meetings this month on Thursday February 26, when they host the Royal Bath and West Raceday, which features two Class 3 events and the first of seven races on the card goes to post at 2pm, writes Richard Walsh.

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A total of 91 runners contested the seven point-to-point races on the popular old racecourse at Buckfastleigh which looked in great shape, writes Granville Taylor.

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