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

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

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Taunton Races set for Thursday action

Thursday, February 20, 2020

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

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

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

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

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

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Will Biddick rides Chipley Park double

Thursday, January 30, 2020

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

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

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

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

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With the weather set fair it's time to go point-to-point horse racing again, a must for outside country folk, writes Donna Harris.

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The North Cornwall point-to-point that was held on the second Sunday of the year featured riding doubles for Darren Andrews and Darren Edwards on testing going at the Royal Cornwall Showground, writes Granville Taylor.

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Taunton are preparing for their most valuable race meeting of the season this coming Saturday (January 18) when they host The Portman Cup Day which boasts a whopping prize fund of more than £104k.

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The Royal Cornwall Showground in Wadebridge will see the North Cornwall host the first Point-to-Point horse race meeting to be held in the Devon & Cornwall area in 2020, which takes place this Sunday (January 12), writes Donna Harris.

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Football comes to the races next Tuesday (January 14) when Exeter Racecourse teams up with Exeter City Football Club for a day out on Haldon Hill, writes Lucy Johnson.

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A well-known local charity that uses therapy with horses to help disadvantaged people will take centre stage during Exeter Racecourse's Christmas raceday on December 19 and bring the curtain down on a year-long programme of supporting local causes, writes Lucy Johnson

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The first Cornish fixture of the regional point-to-point season saw a healthy total of 54 runners contest the seven races at the Royal Cornwall Showground, Wadebridge, writes Granville Taylor.

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The first of three Point-to-Point horse racing fixtures to be held at the popular track located at The Royal Cornwall Showground, Wadebridge, takes place on Sunday (December 8), writes Donna Harris.

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Exeter Racecourse is encouraging racegoers to unleash their inner elf for a great cause at its raceday next Friday (December 6), writes Lucy Johnson

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