Horserace meeting

The Avon Vale Hunt Race Programme

Saturday 12th December 2020

Larkhill, Wiltshire (5m NW of Amesbury, nr A303, A345 and A360 - SP4 8QR

Receiver of Entries: The Point-to-Point Racing Company Ltd

Phone: 01933 304795 (with credit/debit card payment only) or Online: www.pointtopointentries.co.uk

Secretary: Amanda Palmer

Witney Grain Ltd. Roundway Hill Business Centre, Hopton Park Industrial Estate, Devizes SN10 2LT

Tel. 07976 335400  Email. amanda@witneygrain.co.uk)

Entries close: Monday 7th December, 12:30pm.

Hunter Cert registration deadline: Friday 4th December, 12 noon.

Entry Fees: £45 per horse per race.

Entry fee non-refundable in the event of abandonment.

1st Race

11:00 noon. The Richard Hawker Racing, Neil Mulholland Racing, M.J. Blake Racing Ltd and Milton Harris Racing four and five-year-old MAIDEN Race. 2m about 4f.  

Weights: 12st

Safety Factor: 16

For a CHALLENGE CUP, and Mementoes to the winning Owner & Rider. 

Prize money: 1st £150, 2nd £100, 3rd £50.

Special Conditions: For Maidens aged four or five years only; to be run over approximately two-and-a-half miles.

2nd Race

11:35pm. The HHP Ltd LADIES OPEN Race.  

Weights: 11st

Safety Factor: 20

For a CHALLENGE CUP, and Mementoes to the winning Owner & Rider. 

Prize money: 1st £250, 2nd £100, 3rd £50.

Allowances: Riders who, prior to the Thursday before the date of this Point-to-Point Steeple Chase, have not ridden more than 5 winners under the Rules of Racing or the Rules of a recognised Racing Authority, Point-to-Point Steeple Chases or Arabian Horse Races 5lb.

Penalties: A winner on or since 1st October 2019 to 30th September 2020 inclusive, of three or more eligible Steeplechase, Hurdle Race or Flat Races under the rules of any recognised Racing Authority (Point-to-Points excepted) and one or more Mens, Ladies or Mixed Open Point-to-Point race in this period, to carry 5lb extra. Further penalties apply for wins on or since 1st October 2020 in an eligible Steeplechase or Hurdle Race under the rules of any 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 5lb; for three or more such wins 7lb; maximum total penalty to be carried is 7lb.

3rd Race

12:10pm. The Ashton Farms MENS OPEN Race.  

Weights: 12st

Safety Factor: 20

For a CHALLENGE CUP, and Mementoes to the winning Owner & Rider. 

Prize money: 1st £250, 2nd £100, 3rd £50.

Allowances: Riders who, prior to the Thursday before the date of this Point-to-Point Steeple Chase, have not ridden more than 5 winners under the Rules of Racing or the Rules of a recognised Racing Authority, Point-to-Point Steeple Chases or Arabian Horse Races 5lb.

Penalties: A winner on or since 1st October 2019 to 30th September 2020 inclusive, of three or more eligible Steeplechase, Hurdle Race or Flat Races under the rules of any recognised Racing Authority (Point-to-Points excepted) and one or more Mens, Ladies or Mixed Open Point-to-Point race in this period, to carry 5lb extra. Further penalties apply for wins on or since 1st October 2020 in an eligible Steeplechase or Hurdle Race under the rules of any 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 5lb; for three or more such wins 7lb; maximum total penalty to be carried is 7lb.

4th Race

12:45pm. The Webster Hart LLP RESTRICTED Race.  

Weights: 12st

Safety Factor: 18

For a CHALLENGE CUP, and Mementoes to the winning Owner & Rider. 

Prize money: 1st £150, 2nd £100, 3rd £50.

5th Race Division 1

1:20pm. The Retraining of Racehorses & Jockey Club Veteran Horse CONDITIONS Race (Level 2).  

Weights: 12st

Safety Factor: 20

For a CHALLENGE CUP, and Mementoes to the winning Owner & Rider. 

Prize money: 1st £150, 2nd £100, 3rd £50.

Special Conditions: For horses aged nine years and over, which on or since 1st October 2019 have not won any race under the rules of any recognised Racing Authority (Hunter Chases and Point-to-Points excepted).

Penalties: For each win on or since 1st October 2019 in a Hunter Chase or Mens, Ladies or Mixed Open Point-to-Point, 5lb extra, for each win on or since 1st October 2020 in an international or Level 1 and 2 Conditions Race to carry 3lb extra. Maximum penalty to be carried is 10lb.

5th Race Division 2

1:55pm. The Retraining of Racehorses & Jockey Club Veteran Horse CONDITIONS Race (Level 2).  

Weights: 12st

Safety Factor: 20

For a CHALLENGE CUP, and Mementoes to the winning Owner & Rider. 

Prize money: 1st £150, 2nd £100, 3rd £50.

Special Conditions: For horses aged nine years and over, which on or since 1st October 2019 have not won any race under the rules of any recognised Racing Authority (Hunter Chases and Point-to-Points excepted).

Penalties: For each win on or since 1st October 2019 in a Hunter Chase or Mens, Ladies or Mixed Open Point-to-Point, 5lb extra, for each win on or since 1st October 2020 in an international or Level 1 and 2 Conditions Race to carry 3lb extra. Maximum penalty to be carried is 10lb.

6th Race

2:30pm. The Alec Jarrett Ltd six-year-old and over MAIDEN Race.  

Weights: 12st

Safety Factor: 16

For a CHALLENGE CUP, and Mementoes to the winning Owner & Rider. 

Prize money: 1st £150, 2nd £100, 3rd £50.

Special Conditions: For maidens aged six years and over only, to be run over two-and-a-half miles.

Best Turned Out

A prize will be given to the Groom of the best-turned-out horse in each race. 

All races count towards the LARKHILL SPECIALIST CUP for the Leading Horse, the RICHARD NOYCE MEMORIAL TROPHY for the Leading Rider, the TOM INGLIS MEMORIAL CUP for the Leading Trainer and the WEST OF ENGLAND BOOKMAKERS ASSOCIATION AWARD for the Leading Owner-Trainer at Larkhill.

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