Dairy Partners Championship

 

West Midlands Area sponsor Dairy Partners is offering £1,000 to the owner of the horse that scores the most points in a series of 26 races, commencing at the Harkaway Club fixture on December 27th 2019 and finishing at the Albrighton & Woodland (South) meeting on Monday May 27th 2020.

The Championship is open to ANY HORSE running in these qualifying events which includes all the Mens, Ladies and Mixed Opens which take place in the Area plus other selected events (See the list of qualifying races below).

Points in these qualifying races are – 1st – 7 points/2nd – 5 points/3rd – 3 points/4th – 1 point

The Gwillam’s Annual Hunter Chase at Worcester on Friday 25th May, provides an additional opportunity for horses to bolster their chances of securing this prize. This has normally been restricted to horses qualified with West Midlands packs, but has been extended this year so whichever Hunt your horse has been qualified with you are eligible to run if your horse finishes 1st or 2nd in one of the 26 nominated races.

Scoring for Hunter Chase – 1st – 12 points/2nd – 7 points/3rd – 5 points/4th – 3 points.

Qualifying events


Harkaway Club – Mens Open (Race 4) and Ladies Open (Race 5)
Albrighton & Woodland (North) – Mens Open (Race 3) and Ladies Open (Race 4)
Duke of Beaufort – PPORA Conditions (Race 3) and Novice Riders Conditions (Race 4)
Croome & West Warwickshire – Mens Open (Race 3) and Ladies Open (Race 4)
Ledbury – Mens Open (Race 4) and Ladies Open (Race 6)
Cotswold – Martin & Co Ladies Open (Race 3) and Robert HItchins Group Andoversford Grand Annual Men's Open (Race 4)
Cotswold Vale Farmers – Ladies Open (Race 3) and Mens Open (Race 5)
North Cotswold – Mixed Open (Race 3) and Mares Conditions (Race 4)
Worcestershire – Ladies Open (Race 3) and Mens Open (Race 4)
Berkeley – Mens Open (Race 5) and Ladies Open (Race 6)
Knightwick – Novice Conditions (Race 3) and Mixed Open (Race 4)
Wheatland – Mixed Open (Race 4) and 10 plus Conditions (Race 5)
Albrighton & Woodland (South) – Ladies Open (Race 3) and Mens Conditions (Race 4)
Gwillam’s Annual Open Hunters Chase at Worcester (Friday 22nd May)

The winning horse will be identified as soon as possible after the final meeting of the season and connections will be invited to attend the Champions Awards Ball at Cheltenham Racecourse on Saturday 27th June, where the Award will be presented.

 

 

 

Event details

When?

Sunday April 11th 2021

Gates open 1030. Pony racing 12 noon, Steeplechases from 2.15pm

Where?

6m SE Cheltenham, nr junction of A40 and A436 (Exit 11A, M5)

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