Race Programme Sunday April 3rd 2022

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

Entries close: Monday March 28th  1230pm 

Hunter Cert registration deadline Thursday March 24th 12 noon

Entry Fees: £50 per race (Entry fee refunded on declaration in Open Races for all horses outside first 4) free racecard per horse declared

Clerk of the Course: Jim Squires (07866 483814)

 

2.15  Tayler and Fletcher Veteran Horse CONDITIONS Race (Level 3), 12st, 3m 1f                                                                                SF 20

Prize money: 1st £300, 2nd £100, 3rd £50, 4th £25

SPECIAL CONDITIONS: For horses aged ten years and over, which on or since 1st October 2019 have not won any race under the rules of any recognised Racing Authority (Point-to-Points excepted)
 
PENALTIES: For each win on or since 1st October 2019 in a Mens, Ladies or Mixed Open Point-to-Point 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.

  Bags of Plenty has generously provided a cash award of £25 to the stablehand in charge of the Best Turned Out horse in this race

         

 

2.50  Cheltenham College PPORA Club Members RESTRICTED Race, 12st, 3m 1f                                                                                     SF 20

         Prize money: 1st £450, 2nd £150, 3rd £100, 4th £50

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. 

         Bags of Plenty has generously provided a cash award of £25 to the stablehand in charge of the Best Turned Out horse in this race

3.30  Martin & Co Ladies Open Race (A Lorna Brooke Memorial Qualifier), 11st 7lb, 2m 6f                                                                  SF 20                                        

Prize money: 1st £500, 2nd £300, 3rd £150, 4th £50

SPECIAL CONDITIONS: Horses 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.

         Bags of Plenty has generously provided a cash award of £25 to the stablehand in charge of the Best Turned Out horse in this race

ENTRY FEE REFUNDED FOR UNPLACED HORSES COMING UNDER STARTER'S ORDERS

 

4.10  Robert Hitchins Group Andoversford Grand Annual Steeplechase (A Men's Open), 12st, 3m 1f                                          SF 20

         Prize money:          1st £500, 2nd £300, 3rd £150, 4th £50 

         

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.

Bags of Plenty has generously provided a cash award of £25 for the stablehand in charge of the Best Turned Out Horse in this race

        ENTRY FEE REFUNDED FOR UNPLACED HORSES COMING UNDER STARTER'S ORDERS

       

4.45  GX Land Rovers Ladies CONDITIONS Race (a (Level 2), for Novice Riders, (a Lorna Brooke Memorial Qualifier) 11 st, 3m          SF 20                                                                      

         Prize money: 1st £450, 2nd £150, 3rd £100, 4th £50

SPECIAL CONDITIONS: For horses which on or since 1st October 2020 have not won any race under the rules of any recognised Racing Authority (Point-to-Points excepted); to be ridden by Ladies; For riders 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); Horses 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.

PENALTIES: For each win on or since 1st October 2020 in a Mens, Ladies or Mixed Open Point-to-Point 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

Bags of Plenty has generously provided a cash award of £25 for the stablehand in charge of the Best Turned Out horse in this race

 

5.20  Western Computer Maiden Race, 12st, 3m 1f                                                                                                                                  SF 20

         Prize money: 1st £450, 2nd £150, 3rd £100, 4th £50

         Bags of Plenty has generously provided a cash award of £25 for the stablehand in charge of the Best Turned Out horse in this race

    

Event details

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Sunday April 3rd 2022

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