Useful Links

Here are some other sites which may enhance your enjoyment of Andoversford Races

Point-to-Point & racing events

 

Avon Vale Races - Wiltshire's best Spring fixture at the end of March

Barbury Castle Racecourse - another great place to enjoy top flight Point-to-Point racing

Berkeley Races - Woodford stages Gloucestershire's final fixture of the county's season in late April

Chaddesley Corbett Racecourse - home to Worcestershire's best five fixtures from the Harkaway to the Lady Dudley Cup at the Worcestershire

Cocklebarrow Races - home to the Heythrop Point-to-Point and the Lord Ashton of Hyde Cup

Eyton Races - a riverside location for two Shropshire fixtures near Telford that are worth the journey

Gloucester Races - a riverside locsation for the Ledbury in late March

Knightwick Races - the Clifton-on-Teme's new course in Worcestershire is sharp but easy to view

Larkhill Racecourse - details of fixtures and gaalloping arrangements at our nearest neighbour on Salisbury Plain

Newbury Racecourse - our nearest racecourse neighbour and host to top flight Jumps and Flat action all year

Parham Races - Sussex's leading Point-to-Point for the Crawley & Horsham in late March

Point-to-Point - portal for anything and everything to do with Point-to-Point racing

Pointing in Yorkshire  - details of all fixtures in God's own country

Pointing South East - portal for fixtures in Kent and Sussex

Pointing South Midlands - portal for all fixtures in Oxfordshire, Berkshire, Buckinghamshire and Northamptonshire

Pointing West Midlands -portal for all fixtures in Gloucestershire and Worcestershire

Pointing Wessex - portal for news and fixtures in Somerset, Wiltshire and Dorset

Point-to-Point Owners & Riders Association - portal for Owners, Trainers & Riders in Point-to-Point racing

Salisbury Racecourse - Wiltshire's only Flat course with scenic views of Salisbury Cathedral 

Shelfield Park - Warwickshire's newest course not far from Dan Skelton's yard

Stratford Racecourse - scion of summer jumps racing, and host to the £80,000 Hunters' Evening in late May that concludes the Point-to-Point season

Other equestrian events and sites of interest

www.barburyhorsetrials.co.uk - one of the UK's top 3 day events

www.barburyhorsetrials.co.uk - one of the UK's top 3 day events

Cotswold Hunt - the portal for all other Cotswold Hunt public events

Information Britain - where to find out about other great days out in the UK

Lambourn Open Day - home to the annual Sir Peter O'Sullevan Open day on Good Friday

Country Fairs - how to find a country fair in the UK

Withington Manor Horse Trials - top quality eventing on your doorstep not 3 miles from Andoversford

 

Local Trainers to Andoversford

Kim Bailey - Andoversford's most local trainer, winner of a Grand National, Gold Cup & Champion Hurdle amidst a glittering career 

Fergal O'Brien - Andoversford's newest trainer, in new premises at Withington, and a long toime supporter of Andoversford

Tom George - Another Festival success story from Slad-based Tom George, one of the sport's top 10 yards

Nigel Twiston-Davies - Grange Farm has been a winner factory for over 30 years, and produced top riders too

David Bridgewater - David is among the county's newest Festival-winning trainers from Wyck Hill, overlooking Stow-on-the-Wold

Jonjo O'Neill - the county's largest purpose-built training establishment houses a legend of the sport and a host of great horses

Richard Phillips - Richard enjoys success at the highest level, but is equally at home as racing's answer to Rory Bremner  

Giles Smyly - Giles handles Rules racing whilst wife Kim trains successfully between the flags

Event details

When?

 

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Sunday April 10th 2022

Gates open 1030. Pony racing 12 noon, Steeplechases from 2.00pm

Going: Good to Firm, good in places (Sunday) To be updated Thursday 

Buy a Season Ticket to enjoy the best Point-to-Point racing across seven counties around Gloucestershir

Where?

Andoversford Races is 6m east of Cheltenham near Dowdeswell Manor. Follow signs from the reservoir out of Cheltenham on the A40, or from the A436.

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Latest News

20-06-2022 17:13:27 in General by Peter McNeile
The traditional curtain fall of the season, at Umberleigh in early June since time immemorial, is set to change to Stratford's Hunters' evening at the end of May from 2023, a sensible collaboration that should bolster the sport's most prestigious set of hunter chases and the last of the three Foxhunter chases.  The Midlands once again proved itself top of the pops, producing the leading gent...

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13-06-2022 21:11:07 in General by Peter McNeile
It's curious how one adjusts one's horizons to the success of those horsemen around us so quickly. Only a few years ago, Fergal O'Brien was a middle-ranking trainer from a less than perfect premises off the Fosse Way. A new landlord and new premises at Ravenswell Farm transformed the business to put him in the top five of UK trainers. Last summer was akin to a new Marttin Pipe on the blocks: winne...

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30-05-2022 18:04:08 in General by Peter McNeile
David Christie was kingpin at Stratford on Friday night, capturing two of the sport's most prestigious prizes for the Point-to-Point community on the country's most valuable night of hunter chases. The County Fermanagh trainer showed a clean pair of heels to his British counterparts in the last of the three British Foxhunter chases and the Novice Championship. As if to re-inforce the fixture...

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09-05-2022 10:58:16 in General by Peter McNeile
There are relatively few horseracing events which attract worldwide media attention and substantial crowds. We're lucky enough to be near one such event in the Cheltenham Festival, but in May, it's Kentucky that holds sway for the annual Run for the Roses. Over 147,000 spectators crammed into Churchill Downs to enjoy this year's renewal.  The 148th edition of the Kentucky Derby saw a shock a...

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