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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...

September 11, 2019

The flurry of open days at racing trainers yards in September heralds the imminent acceleration of the Jumps season. 

West Country heavyweights like Paul Nicholls and Colin Tizzard have both hosted owners' days in the past fortnight, drawing attention equally to establi...

April 8, 2019

Larkhill was bathed in spring sunshine and with the skylarks singing the Avon Vale Point to Point took place on Saturday in the presence of a decent crowd who enjoyed an afternoon’s racing albeit that horse numbers were affected by the low entry and the faster going. T...

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