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

23-01-2021 20:15:01 in General by Peter McNeile
Until 7.30 this evening, today was becoming a rare ray of sunshine in an otherwise grey and long January. A crisp sunny day after the wet and grey of the week's weather, Graded winners for two Andoversford trainers and Cheltenham Town going one up in the FA Cup 4th round against Manchester City looked like a day made in Heaven.  But as anyone in racing will tell you, triumph and disaster are...

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19-01-2021 14:08:58 in General by Peter McNeile
Imperial Aura became the pride of Andoversford in 2020. Two Listed wins and a Grade 2 success later, he is the apple of trainer Kim Bailey’s eye and undisputed star of the yard at Thorndale Farm.  In 2021, the goal is simple – repeat winning up the road from his stable at the Cheltenham Festival, though not in novice handicap company. The prize Imperial Aura is aiming...

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14-01-2021 19:43:03 in General by Peter McNeile
January is a bleak month at the best of times, and racing in spectator-free courses is ebbing away the enthisiasm of all byt the most ardent fan and some professionals too. However, at lowly Bangor today, three of our lesser lights found the opportunity to shine. Evesham's Tony Carroll is largely focused on the Flat nowadays, but opened his account for the National Hunt season belatedly when Man ...

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09-01-2021 19:28:33 in General by Peter McNeile
Gloucestershire handlers filled the top 4 berths in Kempton Park's 3m Handicap Chase this afternoon, but had mixed fortunes in the day's feature event, the Silviniaco Conti Chase later the same afternoon.  Whilst there have been some notable highlights in top drawer races, the Slad stable of Tom George has not been making headlines in the bread and butter races of mid week fixtures, but it b...

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