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Meynell and South Staffs Point to Point
Second Garthorpe meeting abandoned

Sadly the Government's roadmap to recovery is starting a couple of days too late for our second meeting at Garthorpe this year. As a result of this we have abandoned the Garthorpe (2) meeting, the traditional Belvoir meeting, on 27th of March.  The next fixture at Garthorpe...

Horse racing at Garthorpe
First Garthorpe Meeting abandoned

Unfortunately the lockdown is continuing, and the PPA have decided that no point-to-point meetings can take place safely until 13th March. As a result of this we have abandoned the first Garthorpe meeting, the traditional Cottesmore meeting, on 28th of February.  The next fixture at Garthorpe will...

Belvoir Hunt Point to Point
Melton Hunt Club Meeting – Preview

The final Midlands Area Point- to- Point takes place at Garthorpe on Sunday when the Melton Hunts Club hold their meeting. Prior to the Point- to- Point action there will be three Pony Races starting at 1pm. The first Point- to- Point race is due...

PANAMA CANAL (Tom Strawson)
Quorn Point To Point – Review

By Emma Forman. A large crowd enjoyed the spring weather and some excellent racing when the Quorn held their Point- to- Point races at Garthorpe on Sunday. The highlights included doubles for riders Tom Strawson and Kelly Morgan. Kelly Morgan got the afternoon off to a good...

Brian Crawford’s update on the watering

[gallery link="none" ids="17626,17623,17625"] Watering is going according to plan, and we will continue to water up until the meeting, as required. Brian, as Clerk of Course requests that you do not walk Garthorpe until after lunch on fri, preferably teatime, so you can get a truer feel...

Garthorpe spectators enjoying tailgate picnics
Quorn Point- to- Point races – Saturday 25th April

The Quorn Point- to- Point races take place at Garthorpe on Saturday; 105 entries have been taken in total for the seven races starting at 1pm. The feature race is the prestigious Quorn Gold Cup sponsored by Shouler and Son which has attracted 14 entries including...

Dark Skies over Garthorpe
Belvoir Point- to- Point races – Review

The Belvoir Point- to- Point took place at Garthorpe on Sunday where despite the showery weather a reasonable crowd enjoyed some excellent racing at this first class venue. 47 runners took part in the 7 races with the going changing from “good” to “good to...

Jockeys to benefit from workshops with professionals
Jockey Talk!

By Emma Forman I have been talking to a number of jockeys ahead of the Belvoir meeting on Sunday; here is what they had to say about their season so far and prospects of a winner at the weekend. Dicky Collinson “I’ve had a quiet start to the...

Meynell and South Staffs Point to Point
Belvoir Point To Point Preview

Belvoir Point- to- Point races – Sunday 29th March 2015 at Garthorpe – first race 1.30pm 106 entries have been taken for a 7 race card at the Belvoir Point- to- Point at Garthorpe on Sunday. The first race time is 1.30pm with the final race...

New rules for jockeys’ safety equipment

Jockeys Equipment – Important Changes from 1st April 2015 Skull Caps All skull caps will need to comply with the following standards from 1st April 2015 (BS) EN 1384: 2012, CSN EN 14572: 2005, BS EN 14572: 2005, PAS 015: 2011 or CSN EN 1384: 2012 We believe the...