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

28-11-2020 20:00:55 in General by Admin
You can always rely on the team at Jackdaws Castle to prep up a big handicap winner in the season, and they don't come much larger than the Ladbrokes Trophy at Newbury. This £200k staying chase is one of just 3 of that value during the entire season, the others being the Aintree and Scottish Nationals.  Running off bottom weight in a perfect piece of placing, the Trevor Hemmings' owned...

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21-11-2020 20:36:56 in General by Admin
It's been a great Saturday for our professional trainers here in Gloucestershire, taking the headlines at both ends of the country in some very valuable races.  The National Hunt season is more and more concentric around the big fixtures at weekends, notably Saturday, to the effect that big race horses are referred to as Saturday horses. With the exception of Boxing Day, New Year's Day, and ...

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19-11-2020 18:32:36 in General by Admin
The closing Open Maiden at Andoversford each year is generally not a race for which you'd delay departure from Andoversford, but it is taking higher ranking on the back of a second Rules graduate in as many years, following the win this week of Eurobot, winner of the race under Gina Andrews for Tom Ellis in Spring 2018.  Eurobot is exactly the type of horse British Pointing is trying to nu...

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14-11-2020 17:20:52 in General by Admin
Today’s 25th anniversary of the first cross country chase at Cheltenham brought back a host of memories about a race that is unique in Britain at any rate to Cheltenham. And given the state of racing’s finances now, I doubt the idea would have got off the drawing board now. I’m pleased to say I was closely involved throughout the race’s development. Back in the early ninet...

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