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Fixtures are set, and planning is already well advanced for this winter's annual Avon Vale Races, this year on Sunday December 18th at Larkhill Racecourse, near Amesbury.
With the summer over, and newspapers full of stories about tightening our belts, the eclectic appeal of a simple day's outdoors entertainment in one of the world's oldest and simplest sports never held such a strong appeal. Forget your cost-of-living woes and immerse yourself in the well-regarded and much-loved tradition of a day at the races.
The Avon Vale fixture, and Larkhill at large, justifiably hold an excellent record in identifying budding trainers, riders, and indeed young horses of the future. This is a fixture about which you can say in the future, I saw him/her here first".
Whilst Spring sunshine is no longer a prospect with our midwinter fixture, quality racing most certainly is, delivered on Larkhill's traditionally beautifully prepared turf. Come and enjoy best of class amateur steeplechasing at the sport's best known venue.
Enjoy the thrill of the chase at this winter's Avon Vale Races
Point-to-Point is the amateur division of Jump racing over fences, a great spectator sport for everyone.
This season's Avon Vale Point to Point steeplechase will held at Larkhill on Sunday December 18th 2022. Larkhill is 5 miles NW of Amesbury near the A303 SP4 8QR. Larkhill Racecourse is in a spectacular setting on the Salisbury Plain. Racing has taken place at Larkhill since 1947 and is considered one of the best courses in the country. Come Point-to-Pointing for a fantastic day out with your family. Larkhill offers superb viewing.