The Woodland Pytchley Easter Saturday Point-to-Point

ENTRIES SECRETARY: Carolyn Wheeler Commons Farm, Braybrooke, Market Harborough, Leics LE16 8HA  Mob: 07779 082640; email: carolyn.wheeler@btopenworld.com OR enter ONLINE at: www.pointtopointentries.co.uk up to 12.30pm on Monday 6th April.

Online entry fees £44/£24 SECRETARY: Carol Elderton 3 Adelphi Row, Glooston, Leicestershire LE16 7ST  Mob: 07710 323455; email: carolelderton@gmail.com

ENTRIES CLOSE Sunday 5th April, 8pm  Hunter Cert registration deadline: Friday 3rd April, 12noon ENTRY FEES £40 for a single race, £20 per additional race same horse. (see Entry Conditions page 148)  £10 of entry fee will be refunded upon declaration of the horse (horse must run).

1ST RACE – 2.00pm
The Woodland Pytchley, Fernie and Fitwiliiam (Milton) HUNTS MEMBERS, SUBSCRIBERS & FARMERS Race, 12st5lb Safety Factor 20 For the CHARLES FOWLER CHALLENGE TROPHY to the Owner of the first Woodland Pytchley-owned horse to pass the post, and the FERNIE ROSE BOWL to the Owner of the first Fernie-owned horse past the post and the MILTON CUP for the first Fitzwilliam owned horse past the post. Mementoes for the winning Owner and Rider and a prize for the first heavyweight past the post.
PRIZE MONEY 1st £165, 2nd £85, 3rd £50, 4th £40. £50 and a bottle of Champagne will be awarded to the first heavyweight past the post. Total Prize Fund: £390 SPECIAL CONDITIONS For horses which have a current Hunter Certificate (which need not be registered) issued by the Woodland Pytchley, Fernie or Fitzwilliam (Milton) Hunts only and are owned by a Woodland Pytchley, Fernie or Fitzwilliam (Milton) Member, Subscriber or Farmer. Where horses are syndicated, the lead member of the syndicate must be a Woodland Pytchley, Fernie or Fitzwilliam (Milton) Member, Subscriber or Farmer. The Heavyweight Section is from 13st, maximum weight to be carried 13st11lb. PENALTIES (Non-Heavyweight runners only) For each win on or since 1st October 2018 in a 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 in this period to carry 5lb extra Penalties are not cumulative

2ND RACE – 2.35pm
The MIXED OPEN Race, 2m about 4f, 11st7lb Safety Factor 16 The first two past the post will qualify for the Mixed Open Final, Cheltenham, Friday 1st May, and the Skinner’s Ladies Open Final, Stratford-on-Avon, Friday 29th May For a CHALLENGE TROPHY, and Mementoes to the winning Owner and Rider
PRIZE MONEY 1st £220, 2nd £120, 3rd £60, £40. Total Prize Fund £440 SPECIAL CONDITIONS To be run over approximately two-and-a-half miles 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 For a win on or since 1st October 2019 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, 3lb extra; for two such wins 5lb; for three or more such wins 7lb; maximum penalty to be carried is 7lb

3RD RACE – 3.10pm
The Novice Rider CONDITIONS Race, 12st Safety Factor 20 The riders of the first three past the post will score points for the Harley Racing National Novices Riders Championship For the ASHPOLES SALVER, and Mementoes to the winning Owner and Rider
PRIZE MONEY 1st £165, 2nd £85, 3rd £50, 4th £40. Total Prize Fund: £340 SPECIAL CONDITIONS For riders who, up to and including 16th November 2019, have won not more than five races under the Rules of any recognised Racing Authority (Point-to-Points included) PENALTIES A winner on or since 1st October 2018 of two races under the Rules of any recognised Racing Authority (Point-to-Points included, Maiden and Hunt Members races excepted) to carry 3lb extra; of three or more such races, 5lb extra   Penalties are not cumulative

4TH RACE – 3.45pm
The RESTRICTED Race, 12st Safety Factor 16. The first two past the post will qualify for the Restricted Point-to-Point Novices’ Hunters’ Steeplechase, Stratford-on-Avon, Friday 29th May For the GEORGE SINGLEHURST MEMORIAL SALVER, and Mementoes to the winning Owner and Rider
PRIZE MONEY 1st £165, 2nd £85, 3rd £50, 4th £40. Total Prize Fund: £340

5TH RACE – 4.20pm
The seven-year-olds and over Open MAIDEN Race, 12st Safety Factor 16 For a CHALLENGE TROPHY, and Mementoes to the winning Owner and Rider
PRIZE MONEY 1st £165, 2nd £85, 3rd £50, 4th £40. Total Prize Fund: £340 SPECIAL CONDITIONS For Maidens aged seven years or over only

6TH RACE – 4.50pm The Open MAIDEN Race for Mares and Fillies only, 2m about 4f, 11st7lb Safety Factor 16 For a CHALLENGE TROPHY, and Mementoes to the winning Owner and Rider PRIZE MONEY 1st £165, 2nd £85, 3rd £50, 4th £40. Total Prize Fund: £340 SPECIAL CONDITIONS For maiden Mares and Fillies only; to be run over approximately 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 to the value of £25

Points for the MORRISON CUP Dingley Leading Rider Award can be earned by the Riders of the horses  officially placed first, second and third in all races at this meeting

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