Silverton Point-To-Point, Black Forest Lodge, 17th January 2016 update


Friday 15th January

All ok and ready to go at Black Forest Lodge! 

A few minor showers this morning but the wind was blowing when I left at 1pm. There is no snow on the course. 

Going remains soft, good to soft in places. 

Please remember our Hunts charity collection Coats For Syria. Bring any coats you don’t want anymore and drop off in secretary’s tent. 


See you all Sunday

Wednesday 13th January

The Point-to-Point Racing Company has advised that due to a software glitch which didn’t pick up a non qualified horse, BUSY TIMES has now been removed from the Intermediate race and added to the Men’s Open race.

The Point-to-Point Racing Company has informed owners with runners in the men’s open.

Tuesday 12th January

Update from the Black Forest Lodge Silverton meeting. After Course inspection today, the going is SOFT , GOOD to SOFT in places.

40 ton of stone will be put down in the lorry and car park tracks.

We look forward to a good days racing.

Norman Chanin

Clerk of the course

Sunday 10th January

Official going from Clerk Of Course today is SOFT.

Lovely and sunny with a slight breeze.

Next going update hopefully Tuesday afternoon when Course Inspector has been.

Friday 8th January

Charity collection

The Sliverton are making a charity collection for coats to go to Syria.

Please bring all your (clean) spare coats, both adults and children’s are accepted, that you don’t want anymore to the point to point secretary’s tent, where there will be a collection point to drop them off.

For more infomation visit:


Race 1  Best Western Tiverton Hotel Confined Race

Race 2 Simpkins Edwards Restricted Race
Race 3 The AGA Ladies Open,, &
Race 4 The Vison South West Ltd Mens Open
Race 5    Wilkinson Grant & Co   Open Maiden
Race 6    Devon Fuels Intermediate Race

Trade Stands

The Silverton are inviting trade stands to have a pitch, in return for a donation at the end of the day.

So if you know anyone that would like to take up this offer get them to contact Linda Courtney on 07879 668529.

Sadly we can not accept any food or drink stands, as a team of volunteers prepare all the catering for the event.