Horserace meeting

The Avon Vale Hunt Race Programme

Saturday 19th December 2021

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 13th December, 12:30pm.

Hunter Cert registration deadline: Thursday 9th December, 12 noon.

Entry Fees: £45 per horse per race, £10 per additional race same horse. Entry fees non-refundable in the event of abandonment.abandonment.

1st Race

11:00  Four & Five year olds Point-to-Point FLAT Race,  abt 2m

 

 Weights: 11st 12

Safety Factor: 12

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

Prize money: 1st £160, 2nd £80, 3rd £60.

SPECIAL CONDITIONS: For horses which are maiden four and five-year-olds, which have not run under the Rules of any recognised Racing Authority (Point-to-Point Steeplechases included; Point-to-Point Flat races excepted), and which have not run in more than two Point-to-Point Flat races; for riders who have either (i) ridden more than 5 winners prior to the Thursday before the date of this Point-to-Point Steeplechase or (ii) in addition to a Point-to-Point RQC hold a current Category A or Category B Permit to ride under Rules; to be run over approximately two miles.

2nd Race

11:35pm  Four & Five year olds MAIDEN Race, abt 2m 4f 

Weights: 12st

Safety Factor: 16

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

Prize money: 1st £160, 2nd £80, 3rd £60.

SPECIAL CONDITIONS: For horses which are Maidens ages four and five-year-olds only; to be run over approximately two-and-a-half miles.

 

3rd Race

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

Weights: 11st 7lb

Safety Factor: 20

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

Prize money: 1st £250, 2nd £150, 3rd £100.

 

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: A winner on or since 1st October 2020 to 30th September 2021 inclusive, of three or more eligible Steeplechase, Hurdle Race or Flat Races under the Rules of any recognised Racing Authority (Point-to-Points excepted) OR a winner of two 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 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 5lb for three or more such wins 7lb; maximum total penalty to be carried is 7lb.

4th Race

12:45pm. Webster Hart LLP RESTRICTED Race, abt 2m 4f  

Weights: 12st

Safety Factor: 18

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

Prize money: 1st £160, 2nd £80, 3rd £60.

SPECIAL CONDITIONS: For horses to be run over approximately two-and-a-half miles.

5th Race 

1:20pm CONDITIONS Race (Level 2), 3m  

Weights: 12st

Safety Factor: 20

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

Prize money: 1st £160, 2nd £80, 3rd £60.

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)

 

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.

6th Race

1.55pm Alec Jarrett Ltd six-year-old and over MAIDEN Race, 3m  

Weights: 12st

Safety Factor: 18

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

Prize money: 1st £160, 2nd £80, 3rd £60.

SPECIAL CONDITIONS: For horses which are Maidens aged six years and over

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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