There is much to see and enjoy. Gates open at 10am
Things to watch:
"Side Saddle Dash" & "Concour d'Elegance". -
You can watch all the elegant Ladies in the parade ring from 11:30am where they will be judged and then some will make their way onto the race-track for the "dash"
"Pony Races" -
There are 2 Pony Races starting at 12:30
"Point to Point Horse Races" -
There are 7 Point to Point Horse races with the first one starting at 2pm. Bookmakers are there so you can place bets.
Things to do:
Bring your dog and enter it in the Family Dog Show, and race your Terrier in the Terrier Racing.
Browse the Trade-stands and the Shopping Pavillion
Visit the City Farm who will have animals to view and they will be providing Pony Rides.
Look at the other various attractions and activities for the children like a Bouncey Castle
Buy food and drink (or bring your own picnic). There will be a licensed bar.
On the day Adults £12.50 (cash only) Children and parking free
Bring cash as you will need that for admission and things like buying a race-card, food, drink and placing bets as card facilities are not always available.
Advance bookings can be made online at the discounted rate of £10 per adult.
To make an advance booking select the link below. You will then be sent your "e-ticket" via email to print and bring with you on the day or you may print it at the time
FAMILY DOG SHOW & HAVE A GO DOG AGILITY
Bring your dog and enter our Fun Family Dog Show. It starts at 1pm. Entry fee is £2 per class and entries are taken on the day at the ring-side. Rosettes are given for 1st - 6th in each class. For a list of the classes see below.
"Have a Go Dog Agility" will be in a separate ring running most of the day.
VALE COUNTRY FAIR & POINT TO POINT
The Vale Country Fair & Point to Point is on Sunday 14th April 2019 at Maisemore Park, Maisemore, Nr Gloucester, GL2 8HX. This is 3 miles NW of Gloucester near the A417. We have moved to this new venue having previously held it at Andoversford. Maisemore Park is also the venue for the already established "Gloucester Races" which is 2 weeks earlier on 31st March 2019 . See www.gloucesterraces.co.uk for details of this event.
Maisemore Park is a beautiful setting on the banks of the river Severn with excellent viewing of the whole course.
This is a great family day out with plenty for all the family. Bring your dog (but keep it on a lead please). Enter your dog in the Family Dog Show and race your terrier in the Terrier Racing. Watch the races, browse the trade stands, buy food and drink (there is a licensed bar) or bring your own picnic.
Point to Point horse races are amateur horse races run over fences
This web page will be updated and enhanced as things are finalised so keep looking. The photos are from Sarah Farnsworth (www.sarahfarnsworth.co.uk) .
Cotswold Vale Farmers Hunt
Bookings are being taken for free-standing trade-stands.
Contact Edward Burrows on
07882 390218 or email : email@example.com
Download a booking form below.
For Sponsorship and Adverisements in the Racecard please contact Pauline Head
01989 720335 or 07971 083280 or email Pauline.firstname.lastname@example.org
SIDE-SADDLE DASH & CONCOUR d'ELEGANCE
Kindly sponsored by The Little Jet Company
Entries must be made in advance and more details can be obtained from Pauline Head on 07971 083280 or email:email@example.com
A Cashmere/wool mix Poncho kindly donated by Luella of Winchombe will be presented to the "best dressed lady" .
Download an entry form here