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2018 Dates

Dates for 2018; Cottesmore - Sunday 25th January Belvoir - Saturday 17th March Quorn - Sunday 29th April *The PPORA Dodson and Horrell Novice Rider Championship Melton a 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...

Point-To-Point Pony Racing finals day at Garthorpe
Brian’s Blog Pre Meynell

After the successful fixtures held at Garthorpe this year, we move on to our final meeting, the Meynell on June 3rd. As is tradition for this meeting the downhill fence as been moved to the top of the hill.  All of the fences and bends have...

Brian ‘s Update Noon Sat

There was no rain last night at Garthorpe.  The going is GOOD. Prospects for tomorrow look excellent, the going will remain as good. If we have deterioration in the weather regarding rain, Brian will up date at 7.30am. We would like to highlight, that racing will be...