Wedesday point to point

PUBLISHED: 14:01 20 May 2008 | UPDATED: 21:50 15 June 2010

LARKHILL Racecourse on Salisbury Plain hosts the final point-to-point of the Wessex season on Wednesday evening, 28 May, when the Larkhill Racing Club stage their popular annual family meeting. The meeting begins at 3.45pm with the Wessex Area Pony Racing finals.

LARKHILL Racecourse on Salisbury Plain hosts the final point-to-point of the Wessex season on Wednesday evening, 28 May, when the Larkhill Racing Club stage their popular annual family meeting.The meeting begins at 3.45pm with the Wessex Area Pony Racing Finals, followed by the Ablington Challenge Charity Race, a flat race run over one and a half miles in aid of the Wiltshire Air Ambulance - participants raised over £7,000 in last year's race. Intrepid Wessex bookmaker, Dave Hazell, intends to ride this year and the West of England Bookmakers Association (WEBA) will match every pound Dave raises and donate it to the Robert Alner Fund. Hazell can be contacted via Jim Clarke, Secretary of the WEBA, on 01258 472397.The course is found just NW of Amesbury on Salisbury Plain, easily reached off the A303 or A345. First race 3.45 pm (ponies), 5.00 pm (Charity race), 5.35 pm (point-to-point). The entrance fee is £20 per car; £15 per car with a single occupant; £5 for pedestrians.

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