It’s been sunny on our last few visits to Barbury, but this lovely course is still in our top 5 ‘coldest point-to-point courses in the UK’, although the Mendip Farmers P2P at Ston Easton in 2013 is still officially the coldest we’ve ever been on a point-to-point racecourse (2013 was a vintage year for Siberian pointing […]Read More Gina and Berties Dream are so impressive at Barbury, and Sarah Dawson bags more AGA championship points
For the second Bank Holiday running we headed over the border into Wales and it proved to be an inspired choice. A beautiful setting and an excellent course, coupled with a very well organised point-to-point meant we had all of the ingredients for a successful day. And it was a success, with yet another very […]Read More Bank Holiday delight for the Ruckers in Wales as Sagalyrique wins an AGA thriller!
Having just secured the jump boards in place, I was stood by the last fence at Cold Harbour with Mrs S, drill in hand, admiring my handiwork. Then it dawned on us, we had arrived a little later than planned – a combination of a late return from Peper Harow, and some frustratingly slow Sunday […]Read More The General Lee and Lorna Brooke are triumphant in another AGA cracker!
There were a lot of fixtures to choose from during the Easter period, and with AGA championship points at stake, as well as qualification for the AGA final, choosing well was essential. Sandon was a very good choice!Read More Cottage Oak qualifies for the AGA final with an easy win at Sandon
Is Bitterley the most picturesque point-to-point course in the country? I’ve been to rather a lot of courses all over the UK but this one is now in my top 5, what a marvellous setting for a sporting event! I was joined by several AGA colleagues today and they were also impressed with the setting!Read More Another exciting AGA Ladies Open race as Phine Banks steps up her title challenge at Bitterley
A ‘home game’ today so to speak as the 16th AGA Ladies Open race of the season was taking place almost on the doorstep, and for the first time in ages I was able to leave the house after 11am to go pointing!Read More Yet another AGA thriller as Horsham Lad and Ravethebrave serve up a treat at Mollington!
New look AGA van, AGA hats and AGA Iconic branding make racecourse debut at Cottenham following visit to Jackie Oliver. Great photos as ever, but Jackie also suggests an idea for a new competition! The early reaction to all of our new ‘stuff’ has been very positive but the reception for our new range of AGA bobble hats and beanies […]Read More New AGA hats are set to travel the world!
With the start of the point-to-point season on the horizon, Pauline and Doug Harkin had invited their owners to Blackgrounds Farm for their traditional pre-season open morning. They had also invited the AGA man, so I asked my colleagues from AGA Cookshop if I could borrow their rather smart AGA Iconic Mini. They said yes and I set off for […]Read More The AGA Iconic Mini is a surprise guest at Pauline and Doug Harkin’s open morning