A POPULAR racing event will take place this weekend.

The Tynedale Point to Point will take place at Downhills, Corbridge, on Saturday, April 20.

Organisers say it is a "great family day out with good entries for all the races".

Hexham Courant: Racing in the Tynedale Point to PointRacing in the Tynedale Point to Point (Image: Verity Johnson Photography)

Two pony races will start at 12.30pm, sponsored by Mowden Hall School, Stocksfield.

Seven horse races will start from 1.30pm, sponsored by:

  • Brewin Dolphin
  • Womble Bond Dickinson
  • Errington Coffee House
  • The Fires in Stone
  • Cavu Corporate
  • Jan Mitchell Properties
  • Izabella Welch

There will be refreshments, bar bookies, stalls, a bouncy castle, face painting and hook-a-duck.

Clerk of the course and chairman of the Tynedale Point to Point, Peter Foster, said: "We are expecting a good turnout of spectators, the weather forecast is looking good and we have good entries in all the races and plenty of fun for children, including a bouncy castle, face painting and hook-a-duck."