Midlands Area Point-to-Point Association

The South Notts at Thorpe Lodge - Report

The Easter break might have started in glorious sunshine but rain through the night on Sunday evening and into Easter Monday morning caused a few concerns at Thorpe Lodge. The course itself, however, held up well, and the public arrived in numbers to support this popular fixture, which offers excellent viewing. Martha Reeve and her […]

Pytchley with Woodland at Dingley - Report

The Easter weekend started in glorious sunshine, attracting a large and enthusiastic crowd to Dingley racecourse for the Woodland with Pytchley meeting on Saturday 8th April. Six races on the card were well supported, with 32 runners across the card, a fitting reward for all the hard work put into the course by Clerk of […]

South Notts Point-to-Point at Thorpe Lodge, 10th April - Preview

The South Notts Point-to-Point fixture is at Thorpe Lodge on Easter Monday, with the first race at 1.30pm. Thorpe Lodge racecourse has postcode NG23 5PY and What3Words address hurt.dispenser.central and is signposted from Farndon Village on the old A46, just south of Newark. The gates open at 11am, with tickets on the gate costing £12.50 […]

Pytchley with Woodland at Dingley, 8th April - Preview

The Easter weekend is a busy time for everybody in the world of point-to-point racing, and the Midlands Area is no exception. The Pytchley with Woodland fixture at Dingley is on Easter Saturday and the South Notts fixture is at Thorpe Lodge on Easter Monday. Dingley racecourse is on the A427 towards Corby, just East […]

Belvoir at Garthorpe 26th March - Report

point-to-point-racing/2023/belvoir-garthorpe-26mar23" target="_blank" rel="noreferrer noopener">Photos of the Belvoir meeting at Garthorpe. A four-timer for Jack Andrews and trainer Tom Ellis at Garthorpe on Sunday completed another remarkable feat for the unstoppable G&T Racing team, as they finished the weekend with ten winners from ten runners across four different meetings. The first of the team's wins came […]

The Belvoir Point-to-point at Garthorpe 26th March - Preview

After the disappointing cancellation of the Pytchley meeting at Guilsborough on 12th March, Midlands Point-to-point racing returns to Garthorpe this Sunday for the Belvoir meeting. The clocks will have gone forward early on Sunday morning so the first race is at 2pm. All traffic heading for Garthorpe should be aware that on Sunday 26th there […]

Pytchley with Woodland - 12th March - Preview

Guilsborough will host the next Midlands area point-to-point fixture, the Pytchley with Woodland meeting this Sunday, 12th March. The left-handed Guilsborough course is just off the A5199, between Creaton and Thornby in Northamptonshire (NN6 8SR), and the going is currently reported to be good, with rain forecast this week. The afternoon’s entertainment begins at midday […]

Cottesmore at Garthorpe 26/2 - Report

Thetford trainer David Kemp proved again that Garthorpe is a happy hunting ground for him as he scored a treble in consecutive races on Sunday. There were also doubles for trainer Tom Ellis and jockey Dale Peters. Genuinely good ground resulted in 42 runners at a time of year when lack of rain has made […]


Going Report

The going at Revesby for the Revesby Races meeting on 25th January:

Good, good to firm.


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