Race Programme Sunday April 10th 2022

Receiver of Entries: Point-to-Point Racing Company  (01933  304795 or www.pointtopointentries.co.uk)

Entries close: Monday April 4th  1230pm 

Hunter Cert registration deadline Thursday March 31st 12 noon

Entry Fees: £50 per race, £25 per additional horse same race. Free racecard per horse declared

Clerk of the Course: David Morgan (01451 850565)

 

2:00 pm  Cotswold Vale Farmers HUNT MEMBERS, SUBSCRIBERS & FARMERS Race, 12st, 3m 1f                                                    SF 20
 
Prize Money: 1st £180, 2nd £75, 3rd £45
 
SPECIAL CONDITIONS: For horses with a current Hunters’ Certificate, which need not be registered, issued by the Cotswold Vale Farmers Hunt; to be ridden by those qualified to enter, their spouses or children, one day caps or serving members of HM Forces.
 
PENALTIES: None
 
 

2.35   MAIDEN Race, 12st3m 1f                                                                                                                                                        SF 18

Prize money: 1st £180, 2nd £75, 3rd £45

      

 

3.20 PPORA Club Members CONDITIONS Race (Level 2), for Veteran and Novice Riders, 12st, 3m1f                                          SF 20

         Prize money: 1st £180, 2nd £75, 3rd £45
 
SPECIAL CONDITIONS: For horses which are owned and ridden by current members of the PPORA; Owners and Riders must be an eligible member of the PPORA by declaration of the horse. For information on how to satisfy these conditions, please refer to www.ppora.co.uk.  For riders who are either (i) aged 40 years or over at declaration, or (ii) who, up to 1st October 2021, have won not more than five races under the Rules of any recognised Racing Authority (including Point-to-Points);
 
PENALTIES: For each win on or since 1st October 2020 in a Steeplechase or Hurdle race under the Rules of any recognised Racing Authority (Point-to-Points excepted) to carry 7lb extra; for each win in a Mens, Ladies or Mixed Open Point-to-Point in this period to carry 5lb extra, and for each win in a Conditions race at the same Level or higher (to include Confined, Club Association, Service or Society Point-to-Point races) in this period to carry 3lb extra. Maximum penalty to be carried is 10lb. Penalties are cumulative

 

3.55 Ladies Open Race (A Lorna Brooke Memorial Qualifier), 11st 7lb, 3m 1f                                                                                           SF 20                                        

Prize money: 1st £200, 2nd £125, 3rd £75

SPECIAL CONDITIONS: For riders who are either (i) aged 40 years or over at declaration, or (ii) who, up to 1st October 2021, have won not more than five races under the Rules of any recognised Racing Authority (including Point-to-Points); which start in this race will Qualify for the £1000 Lorna Brooke Memorial Ladies Open Race Final to be run at The Albrighton & Woodland Hunt (South) meeting at Chaddesley Corbett on Thursday 2nd June 2022.
 
ALLOWANCES: Riders who, prior to the Thursday before the date of this Point-to-Point Steeplechase, have not ridden more than 5 winners under the Rules of Racing or the Rules of a recognised Racing Authority, Point-to-Point Steeplechases or Arabian Horse Races; 5lb
 
PENALTIES: Penalties apply for wins on or since 1st October 2021 in an eligible Steeplechase or Hurdle race under the Rules of any recognised Racing Authority (Point-to-Points excepted) or in a Mens, Ladies or Mixed Open Point-to-Point; for one such win 3lb extra; for two such wins 5Ilb for three or more such wins 7lb; maximum total penalty to be carried is 7lb.

 

 

 

4.30  MENS OPEN Race, for Veteran and Novice Riders, 12st5lb, 3m 1f                                                                                                      SF 20

         Prize money:          1st £200, 2nd £125, 3rd £75 

         

SPECIAL CONDITIONS: For riders who are either (i) aged 40 years or over at declaration, or (ii) who, up to 1st October 2021, have won not more than five races under the Rules of any recognised Racing Authority (including Point-to-Points);
 
ALLOWANCES: Riders who, prior to the Thursday before the date of this Point-to-Point Steeplechase, have not ridden more than 5 winners under the Rules of Racing or the Rules of a recognised Racing Authority, Point-to-Point Steeplechases or Arabian Horse Races; 5lb
 
PENALTIES: None
 

       

5.05   Eight years old and over CONDITIONS Race (Level 2), for Veteran and Novice Riders, 12st, 3m 1f                                        SF 20                                                                      

         Prize money: 1st £180, 2nd £75 3rd £45

SPECIAL CONDITIONS: For horses aged eight years and over only, which on or since 1st October 2020 have not won any race under the rules of any recognised Racing Authority; nor any Point-to-Points in this period (Hunt members, Maidens and Restricted Races excepted); For riders who are either (i) aged 40 years or over at declaration, or (ii) who, up to 1st October 2021, have won not more than five races under the Rules of any recognised Racing Authority (including Point-to-Points);
 
PENALTIES: None

 

 

    

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Sunday April 10th 2022

Gates open 1030. Pony racing 12 noon, Steeplechases from 2.00pm

Going: Good to Firm, good in places (Sunday) To be updated Thursday 

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