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

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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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