The Bedale point-to-point lived up to its reputation as the most sociable point-to-point in the North, as an enthusiastic crowd enjoyed seven competitive races in the sunshine. Following weeks of inclement weather and plenty of hard work from the committee to ensure the meeting could go ahead, the sun made a welcome appearance on Saturday afternoon for a feel-good atmosphere […] Continue Reading
The Hornby Castle track is Soft, Good to Soft in Places ahead of tomorrow’s Bedale Point-to-Point. Car parking will be at the Hackforth end of the track, with no parking at the Hornby Castle end. Access is possible from both sides of the track. Marquees have been placed on the outside of the track this year and we will again […] Continue Reading
The Hornby Castle track was passed fit for racing by official inspector David Smith on Thursday. The ground is still soft and the marquees are up! Click here for the preview of Saturday’s point to point at Hornby Castle, via Pointing in Yorkshire.
The ground is now Soft at Hornby Castle.
The track at Hornby Castle was judged to be “Good to Soft, Soft in Places” by Clerk of the Course David Ford on Sunday 8th April.
The ground at Hornby Castle was considered by Clerk of the Course David Ford to be soft, good to soft in places on Tuesday 3rd April. David Ford commented, “Fortunately the Hornby Castle parkland is very free-draining and a couple of drying days could see the ground approaching good by the 14th. At least we should not need to water!” […] Continue Reading
The Bedale Point to Point will once again offer generous prize money of £1000 for both Open Races on 14th April. The George F. White Mens’ Open Race will be run as usual over an extended three miles at Hornby Castle’s slightly undulating, galloping track, while following the success of last year’s initiative, the Silk Family Law Ladies’ Open Race […] Continue Reading
Spectators at Hornby Castle on 14th April will once again enjoy two race meetings for the price of one thanks to the McClarrons Big Screen. The giant screen has become a popular fixture at the Bedale meeting, offering live broadcasts of the day’s point to point racing before several hundreds of fans crowd around the screen in a festive atmosphere […] Continue Reading
The Bon Coeur Hornby Challenge Ride offers an unique opportunity for riders to experience the thrill of tackling the Hornby Castle fences and has quickly become a popular attraction at the Bedale Hunt Point to Point. Full details of the ride conditions are below. Date Saturday 14 April 2018 The Course The Challenge will take place over approx. 1.5 circuits […] Continue Reading
For Sale 27 sections of portable steeplechase fences which would be ideal for schooling. Please contact Clerk of the Course David Ford on 07800 600 370