Jockey-Cam video of the George F. White Mens’ Open Race

Local Bedale rider Christy Furness wore a jockey-cam aboard Rosie du Berlais in the George F. White Mens’ Open. Experience the thrill of riding round the Hornby Castle course with this exclusive footage.

Full Results and Race Videos from 8th April

The Barkers Home Confined Conditions Race 1st.      See Mores Finale (R.Wilson) 2nd.      On Vacation 3rd.      Fureys Bar Time: 6m 43 Distances :5 lengths and 2 lengths The Strutt & Parker Bedale and West of Yore Hunts Members, Subscribers and Farmers Race 1st.      Bishop Wulstan (R.Wilson) 2nd.      According to Dan Time: 6m 49 Distance: 5 lengths The Handelsbanken Restricted Race 1st.      […] Continue Reading

All set for 8th April!

The 70th edition of the Bedale Point to Point at Hornby Castle promises to be a memorable one with the weather forecast set fair and the Grand National adding to attractions on the day. The first of six point to point steeplechases is programmed for 1.30pm, and the two Open Races which both boast prize money of £1000, have attracted […] Continue Reading

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

2016 Bedale Point-to-Point Videos

Videos and results of all races from 9th April at Hornby Castle. Going: Good to Soft Barkers of Northallerton Confined Conditions Race Winner: Battle Range by 15 lengths in 7m 9 s. 2nd Mistissio, 3rd Lord of the Course Strutt & Parker Bedale & West of Yore Members’ Race Winner: Shantou Prince by 8 lengths in 7m.30s. 2nd See Mores […] Continue Reading

Huge crowd enjoys an action-packed day

Racegoers flocked to Hornby Castle on Saturday to enjoy an action-packed day in glorious spring sunshine. With perfect jumping ground officially judged Good to Soft, the six point to point races attracted competitive fields and some thrilling finishes. Leading Yorkshire rider Will Easterby registered a double during the afternoon to increase his lead in the regional championship. He picked up […] Continue Reading