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Race Programme

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

Phone: 01933 304840 (with credit/debit card or via Weatherbys account payment)

Online: www.pointtopointentries.co.uk

Secretary: Amanda Palmer (amanda@witneygrain.co.uk or 07976 335400)

Entries close: Monday March 26th 1230. Hunter Cert registration deadline Friday March 23rd 12 noon

Entry Fees: £38 per horse per race, £18 per additional race same horse

1.00  Boden Confined Race 

Weights: 12st

Safety Factor: 20                                                                                                                                          3m

For horses with a current registered Hunters Certificate issued by the Avon Vale Hunt or any of the following confined hunts: Blackmore Vale, Beaufort, Cattistock, Hursley Hambledon, Mendip, New Forest, VWH, Tedworth, Sevington, South & West Wilts, South Dorset, Taunton Vale, Royal Artillery, Vine & Craven & Weston & Banwell

For each win on or since June 1st 2017 in a Steeplechase or Hurdle Race under the Rules of any recognized racing authority (Point-to-Points excepted) 7lbs extra; for each win on or since July 1st 2017 in a Men's, Ladies or Mixed Open Point-to-Point 5lbs extra; for each win in a Confined or Club members Point-to-Point 3lbs extra. Penalties are cumulative. 

Prize money: 1st £150, 2nd £70, 3rd £50, 4th £30

 

1.35  Ashton Farms Four, Five & Six Year Old Open Maiden (co sponsored by the Ladies of the Avon Vale Hunt    2m 4f

Weights: 12st

Safety Factor 16

For maidens aged four, five or six years old only

Prize Money: 1st: £150, 2nd £70, 3rd £50, 4th £30

2.05  Investec Wealth & Investment Ten Year Olds & Over Conditions Race                                                                                               3m

Weights: 12st

Safety Factor: 20

For horses aged 10 years old and over

Penalties: for each win on or since May 30th 2015 in a Steeplechase or Hurdle Race under the Rules of any recognized racing authority (Point-to-Points excepted) 4lbs extra; for each win since July 1st 2015 in a Men's, Ladies or Mixed open Point-to-Point 3lbs extra; maximum penalty to be carried is 12lbs

Penalties are cumulative

Prize money: 1st £150, 2nd £70, 3rd £50, 4th £30

2.45  Goodman Nash Mixed Open Race                                                                                                                                 3m

The winning horse will qualify for the Timico Mixed Open Final, Cheltenham, Friday May 3rd 2019; the first two will qualify for the Skinner's Pet Foods Ladies Open Final, Stratford, Friday June 7th 2019

Weights: 12st

Safety Factor: 20

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 any recognized racing authority, Point-to-Point Steeplechases or Arabian Horse races allowed 5lbs

For each win on or since June 10th 2018 in a Steeplechase or Hurdle Race under the Rules of Racing of any recognized racing authority (Point-to-Points excepted) 4lbs extra; for each win since July 1st 2018 in a Men's, Ladies or Mixed Open Point-to-Point 3lbs extra; maximum penalty to be carried 12lbs

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

3.20  Alec Jarrett Ltd Maiden Race                                                                                                                                       3m

Weights 12st

Safety Factor 18

Prize money: 1st £150, 2nd £70, 3rd £50, 4th £30

3.55  James McNeile Celebration Conditions Race for Veteran & Novice Riders Race (Sponsored by Pertemps Network)         3m                           Weights: 12st

Safety Factor: 18

Any Novice Riders in the first 3 past the post will score points in the Harley Racing National Novice Riders Championship

For riders who are either (i) aged 45 or over at declaration, or (ii) who, up to and including November 17th 2018, have not won more than 5 races under the Rules of any recognized racing authority (including Point-to-Points)

Prize Money: 1st £150, 2nd £70, 3rd £50, 4th £30