Sandon Races – North Staffs Point to Point

Post Race Beer & BBQ - D&D 2015This year’s Sandon Races Point-to-Point will be held on Easter Saturday, 4th April at Sandon Estate.  Gates open at 11am with the first race at 1pm.  Entry is only £30 per car for 2 or more occupants or £15 for single occupancy.

The North Staffordshire Hunt Point to Point is a highlight of the areas social and sporting calendar with several thousand attending annually.  The event on Easter Saturday is a superb day out for all the family.  Dating from 1752 the sport operates under the regulation of the Point to Point Authority.  Point to point racing is packed with thrills and spills as horses and riders tackle substantial fences at top speed over a challenging 3 mile course.

Some of the finest horses in the country have begun their careers point -to-pointing and there is always the possibility of seeing a Grand National winner of the future.  Professional bookmakers will be on hand to take bets

The unique layout of the course at Sandon means that all racegoers have a superb view of the course from grassy banks, which form a natural ampitheatre.  Entertainment, both on and off track, is tailored for all ages with trade stalls, refreshments and children’s funfair rides.

Following the racing join us for a post race beer and BBQ which will be served from 5.30pm at The Dog & Doublet