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Watering in progress at Garthorpe
Garthorpe

GOING –             WATERING is still in progress, on the racing line, with the aim to deliver SAFE                              Jumping ground as close to GOOD as practical. The Local Course Inspector was                              impressed with the  irrigation efforts and results when he walked the course yesterday WEATHER –       With...

Brian’s Blog

Friday 3rd May We are getting ready for the next fixture at Garthorpe on Sunday 12th May. All of the bends and fences have been moved onto fresh ground. We have had a couple of wet days and next week is changeable. I plan to...

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Quorn Review

Quorn Point to Point races – Review – Sunday 28th April 2019 Racegoers attending the Quorn Point to Point races at Garthorpe on Sunday enjoyed a bumper 8 race card as well as a good range of trade stands, food outlets and Nick Pomfret singing in the...

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Garthorpe Update

Friday 26th April  Watering is going according to plan. Brian Crawford is confident of producing good safe ground for Sunday. We are continuing to water. Garthorpe has received an inch of rain. Racing will take place on fresh ground, which has not been raced on this year....

Watering in progress at Garthorpe
Watering at Garthorpe

Watering will commence in the run up our late April fixture to produce safe racing ground. Going updates will be issued nearer the time. All the bends and fences have been moved to fresh virgin ground. This fixture hosts a 2 mile and about 4 furlongs...

Next Fixture Date

Our next fixture is on Sunday 28th April - First Race 1pm . Tickets are available online priced at £10 until 28th March, then £13 per adult. Gate price £15 Under 16's free For the review of the last meeting on 24th March, please...

Going Report – 21st

The Chairman of Stewards walked to course today reporting that the ‘going’ is currently Good, Good to Soft in places. Brian Crawford is of the opinion the track will ride slower than the previous meeting. Don’t forget to buy your tickets online at £13 per person, under...

Belvoir – 24th April

After a short mid-season break Midlands Pointing returns to Garthorpe for the Belvoir point-to-point race meeting. We will be hoping that the Cottesmore meeting set a precedent for Spring weather. The first race is at 12.30pm with gates opening at around 10.30am. There will...

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Belvoir – 24th March

After our successful first fixture we move onto the Belvoir on Sunday 24th March - First Race 12.30pm. The ‘Going’ on the Course is currently Good, Good to Soft in Places (15th March). The fixture will be running on fresh ground - All bends...