Meet the Team

Peter McNeile

Chairman of the Point-to-Point Committee, is a sports marketing professional, having spent nearly 30 years working on British Racecourses, including a lengthy spell as Director of Sponsorship at Cheltenham. A former amateur rider of less than modest ability, he has ridden round Andoversford on numerous occasions, and now guides the commercial direction of the course.

Peter is heavily involved in the promotion and sponsorship of Point-to-Point racing and Team Chasing, managing a number of national sponsors, and supports Stratford and Chepstow Racecourses, Barbury Races and Horse Trials.

07850 091523 peter.mcneile@andoversfordraces.co.uk

Event details

When?

Sunday April 11th 2021

Gates open 1030. Pony racing 12 noon, Steeplechases from 2.15pm

Where?

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

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Latest News

16-06-2021 18:00:00 in General by Peter McNeile
Amid the hoo-ha that surrounds Ascot week, one piece of Jumping news has escaped almost unseen, which will be viewed with sadness by a majority of the professional training community. Simon Claisse, Clerk of the Course at Cheltenham since 1999, is leaving the home of Jump racing.  With a background as a farm manager, and a pretty good record between the flags with some 60 winners to his name...

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03-06-2021 18:53:48 in General by Peter McNeile
Arnold Palmer once said,"The harder I practice, the luckier I get". It's an adage all too familiar to racehorse trainers, but sometimes when your luck is out, you just have to trade through it. Sometimes, luck is playing against you; sometimes, your horses are performing below their best; sometimes, they're just plain not good enough.  Two of the hardest-working people I know are Martin and ...

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02-06-2021 00:00:00 in General by Peter McNeile
Britain has a long history with horse racing dating back beyond Charles II's dalliances with Nell Gwyn on Newmarket Heath. The grandeur and elegance of some of the famous events capture the imagination of the public evenamong those that are not enthusiasts. The social aspect of a day at the races as you cheer on the horses that you’ve bet on is unique, and has been broadly welcomed...

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01-06-2021 09:09:01 in General by Peter McNeile
There were no fairy tale season endings at the last grand hurrah of the Hunter chase season at Stratford on Friday evening. The racing was highly competitive with some close finishes, none of which sadly included runners from Gloucestershire stables.  The closest we came to success was in the Pertemps Network Stratford Foxhunter, where the Fergal O'Brien-trained Captain Cattistock reached a ...

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