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26-10-2018 19:54:31 in General by Admin
Increased support from leading-brand companies is further endorsement of British point-to-pointing ahead of the new season which opens in November.At a sponsors’ gathering and season’s launch at Cheltenham today it was revealed that Skinner’s Pet Foods, which has a network of stockists around the UK, is backing 22 ladies’ open races. That is an increase of two, culmina...

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11-10-2018 18:32:05 in General by Admin
Retired soldier Peter Wright will look to rally the troops once he begins his role as Chief Executive of the Point-to-Point Authority this Autumn.   Peter, who lives a stone’s throw from the PPA Swindon office in nearby Highworth, will be the third person to hold the role since the PPA’s creation in 2008.As a Lieutenant Colonel, Peter spent much of his previous career working in...

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02-10-2018 19:54:56 in General by Admin
British Point-to-Pointing’s latest fixtures list reveals there will be 173 meetings at 100 locations around the United Kingdom in the coming season – and an increased emphasis on early-season meetings.  The release of the 2018/19 list, which was ratified by the British Horseracing Authority on Friday, confirms the earliest commencement to a British season will take place at the f...

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17-04-2018 11:10:38 in General by Admin
Top trainer and Master of Jackdaws Castle, Jonjo O'Neill, joined Dubarry's Laura Egan at this year's Andoversford Races to judge a new award for the Outstanding Performance of the day. The panel also included West Midlands PRO and Pointing guru Pete Mansell.  The award for the performance adjudged by the panel to contribute most to the day, went to Sam Jukes for producing Stone to win the Ro...

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13-04-2018 12:20:55 in General by Admin
Four British pointers were offered and sold at Goffs UK’s Aintree Sale yesterday evening, headed by Sunday’s Andoversford winner Eurobot, winner of the GX Land Rovers Open Maiden that concluded the card. The Tom Ellis-trained son of Malinas was led up by the trainer's wife, Gina Andrews, and knocked down for £105,000 to bloodstock agent Mags O'Toole, a frequent buyer for Giggins...

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11-04-2018 09:50:51 in General by Admin
Andoversford Races attracted a good crowd on Sunday afternoon, where there were a host of activities and stalls to keep everyone occupied which meant the wet weather failed to dampen anyone’s enthusiasm. Sam Jukes enjoyed a successful day with a double on Stone in the feature Robert Hitchins Group Andoversford Grand Annual and The Well Road in the Rendcomb College Intermediate. As well as t...

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06-04-2018 02:42:45 in General by Admin
The recent stream of cancelled Point-to-Point fixtures, and for that matter other events on the outdoor circuit, has lent added weoght to Andoversford Races' reputation as a great place for retail therapy. An influx of trade exhibitors denied opportunites elsewhere, has adopted the fixture on Sunday to get the great British public back in the habit of shopping. Andoversford Races has its largest ...

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03-04-2018 08:58:44 in General by Admin
Running a Point-to-Point meeting is strenuous at the best of times, but this season has seen an unprecedented number of fixtures abandoned, postponed or cancelled which has added considerable pressure to normal organisational duties, writes Pete Mansell. A great deal of time and effort has gone into making Andoversford Races one of the major events on the Cotswolds' sporting calendar. It appears ...

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03-04-2018 08:41:47 in General by Admin
There is plenty for children at this year's Andoversford races on Sunday even if the idea of horseracing is more Dad's idea. Cheltenham Racecourse is supporting this year's pony races, and following the success fo their annual pony racing day on Good Friday, the jockey simulator is pride of place on the Junior Jumpers stand. Junior Jumpers will be present to sign up young enthusiasts for the club...

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01-04-2018 09:00:00 in General by Admin
 It’ll feel like beach holiday time at Andoversford Races next Sunday April 8th as donkeys supersede racehorses to take centre stage at the popular Cotswold Point-to-Point races. A three races challenge is set to upstage the Thoroughbreds as riders go head to head to raise funds for Cotswold Riding for the Disabled in donkey-drawn sulkies. The challenge is the brainchild of Andoversfor...

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When?

2018 Season now concluded. Please return in the autumn for new dates!

 

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6m SE Cheltenham, nr junction of A40 and A436 (Exit 11A, M5)

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