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Jockeys to benefit from workshops with professionals
JRL Group Bumper at the Quorn

The Quorn Point-to-Point on Sunday 29th April are hosting a Bumper the conditions are as follows; Hunters Certificates must be registered by 12noon on 20th April The four, five and six-year-olds JRL Group Point-to-Point Flat Race, about 2 miles, 12 stone. The first past the post will qualify...

Brian Crawford - Clerk of the Course
Brian’s Blog

Hello all you Point-to-Point enthusiasts. The first of five meetings on Feb 25th is almost upon us.  We begin this season as usual with the Cottesmore - 7 Race Card. The course has wintered well with a good covering of grass. Improvements this year include a revamped disabled...

Olivia’s Journey

Please take a moment to view Olivia's Journey, the plight of a local girl who is being treated in Nottingham: [blockquote text="When Olivia was first diagnosed in October 2014, the family were obviously devastated. So far Olivia has undergone an operation which successfully removed 90% of...

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2018 Dates

UPDATED - 31/3/18 Dates for 2018; Cottesmore - Sunday 25th February Quorn - Sunday 29th April *The PPORA Dodson and Horrell Novice Rider Championship Belvoir (rearranged) - Sunday 8th April Melton Hunt Club - Sunday 13th May Meynell and South Staffs - Saturday 2nd June Electronic Tickets will be available for purchase....

Update – Sat am

NEWS FLASH: 7.45 AM BRIAN IS JUST SAID 9ML OF RAIN IN TOTAL GOING GOOD   6.30 AM SAT: Garthorpe had a 6 mm downpour of rain at 9 pm last night, with a total of 7 mm of rain yesterday.  The going will be great! We look...

Watering in progress at Garthorpe
Garthorpe is Watering

Brian Crawford and team are watering at Garthorpe in readiness for Saturdays meeting. Pony Racing: 12.40 and Horse Racing: 2.30...

Garthorpe – Charlie Moore Updates

All fences and bends moved on to fresh ground on the inner racing line including the Open Ditch now that is a portable fence this season. Fence 8 – (downhill fence) now the fourth fence in the back straight and jumped up hill. Moved to...

Point to point pony racing
Preview for 3rd June

The Meynell & South Staffordshire Point- to- Point at Garthorpe – Saturday 3rd June- Preview The Midlands Area and Garthorpe season finale takes place on Saturday when the Meynell hold their annual point- to- point races. 104 entries have been taken for a 7 race card...

Point-To-Point Pony Racing finals day at Garthorpe
Time Table – June 3rd

  TIME TABLE and RUNNING ORDER 3rd June 2017   11.30am                     Gates Open   12.40pm          Pony Racing Commences – Races over about 8 furlongs except the Open Races - 1 mile about 1 furlong 12.40pm           Meynell Pt-to-Pt Pony Race – 148cm & Under 1.00pm             Treehouse Novice Rider...