The Cottesmore Point-to-point is making a few changes for this season’s event, which takes place at Garthorpe Racecourse in Leicestershire on Sunday 25th February. The Mixed Open race, fourth on the card, will have a £1000 first prize on offer, kindly sponsored by chartered accountants Saffery. There will be no penalties for previous wins, a […]
Work on the course is almost complete and the going on the old turf is good.
Local owners have horses fit and ready for the traditional opening race for Brocklesby members. The feature race will be the Baillie Haylage Mixed Open. We are grateful to our generous sponsors DDM Agriculture, Clark Weightman, Connolly’s Red Mills, Singleton Birch, The Jockey Club, HMT St Hughs Hospital, and Nunns Mitsubishi Motors.
Special prizes for the Leading Owner and Leading Jockey at the meeting are sponsored by Paul Wiseman Electrical and Brigg Office Supplies. The groom of the Best Turned Out horse in each race will receive an award sponsored by Cyden Homes.
Trade stands including country crafts and clothing, Mitsubishi motors, and a variety of food and drink, public bar and the on course bookmakers promise to make a great day out.