Going update – Good to Soft

Clerk of the Course David Ford confirmed on 31st March that the going at Hornby Castle is Good to Soft ahead of the point to point on 8th April. “The forecast is mild for the week ahead and we do not anticipate that there will be a need to water, however we are prepared to do so if necessary.”

Handelsbanken to partner Restricted Race

The Bedale Point to Point Committee is pleased to welcome Handelsbanken as sponsor of the Restricted Race on 8th April at Hornby Castle. Handelsbanken joins existing race sponsors George F White (Men’s Open), Silk Family Law (Ladies’ Open), Barkers of Northallerton (Confined), and Strutt & Parker (Members) at the popular Yorkshire event. Northallerton Branch Manager, David Thomson, commented, “Handelsbanken is […] Continue Reading

All the info for the Hornby Challenge Ride

Now in its fourth year, the Bon Coeur Hornby Challenge Ride offers an unique opportunity for riders to test their courage and skill over the Bedale Point to Point Course. The ride, which covers a circuit and a half of the Hornby Castle track, is open to young and old and has quickly become a favourite on point to point […] Continue Reading

Grand National and Point to Points shown on Giant Screen

Following the popularity of the live broadcast of the Grand National at last year’s meeting, the McClarron’s giant screen will be back at Hornby Castle on 8th April as the Bedale point to point once again coincides with the World’s Greatest Steeplechase. A huge crowd gathered at the Yorkshire track twelve months ago to watch the Irish-trained outsider Rule the […] Continue Reading

A new shorter distance for the Ladies’ Open Race

The Silk Family Law Ladies Open Race will be run over the new distance of 2 miles and 6 furlongs on 8th April 2017. Horses will start in front of Hornby Castle and will jump 14 fences, for a total prize fund of £1000. There are no changes to the other races on the card, which will be contested over […] Continue Reading