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March 17, 2020

The Point-to-Point Authority confirmed this morning that the British Point-to-Point season has been aborted for this season.  This was a very difficult decision to make recognising that many people’s livelihoods are involved.

However, the Prime Minister’s words last n...

March 14, 2020

The annual Avon Vale fixture at Larkhill on Saturday March 28 remains on course, despite many sports halting or postponing over the past few days. 

The race meeting is under the overall jurisdiction of the British Horseracing Authority, whose COVID-19 steering grou...

February 14, 2020

Fine wine supplier Ellison & Southwick Fine Wines has backed a race at next month's Avon Vale Races at Larkhill Racecourse in the name of Notorious Pink, its flagship rose wine from the New World. The Notorious Pink Mixed Open will be the feature event of this popular...

February 11, 2020

It may have been dry January for some, but given the wet winter, we all need something to look forward to, and local brewer Wadworth has teamed up again with the Avon Vale Races to offer free beer to one lucky person who buys their race ticket in advance before March 2...

February 8, 2020

National Hunt racing takes centre stage when the Cheltenham Festival rolls around and many punters wager on the 28 races without realising there is another great market to explore. The Cheltenham Festival top jockey market is one of the more unique markets a punter can...

February 6, 2020

Wiltshire Isuzu dealer Fussell Wadman in Devizes has teamed up with the Avon Vale Races on Saturday March 28, to showcase its range of 4WD vehicles to the rural audience that attends the races. The dealership covers a geographical area from Wantage to Bristol.

In additi...

February 6, 2020

One of the biggest questions in horse racing centres around jockeys and their importance to winning a race. It's often said that "good horses make good jockeys" but a good jockey cannot make a slow horse faster. Many people wonder just how much a rider impacts a horse’...

February 4, 2020

The Avon Vale races has added a dog agility show to its racing fixture on Saturday March 28 to broaden its appeal. Building on the success of fun dog shows previously, the raceday will now feature six or more classes of dog agility. 

"In recent research, we discovered t...

January 22, 2020

Point-to-Point fixtures are increasingly popular as events where businesses can promote themselves, and in an innovative move, Salisbury Chamber of Commerce has partnered with the Avon Vale Races to bring some of its 300 members racing on April 28.

Salisbury Chamber has...

November 14, 2019

British Point-to-Pointing’s 52nd annual Awards Dinner - sponsored by Tattersalls Cheltenham/Ascot Sales - will celebrate two record-smashers when it takes place at Cheltenham racecourse tonight (Thursday, Nov 14).

Warwickshire-based Gina Andrews will step up to receiv...

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