ANDOVERSFORD

DIRECTIONS
6 MILES EAST OF CHELTENHAM
NEAR JUNCTION OF A40 AND A436

POSTCODE (SATNAV) GL54 4LQ

DISTANCES ALL RACES ARE RUN OVER 3 MILES

DOUBTFUL WEATHER TALKING POINT 09068 44 60 61

RACE SCHEDULE AND CONDITIONS FOR COTSWOLD POINT-TO-POINT

DATE SUNDAY 9TH APRIL 2017

RECEIVER OF ENTRIES
THE POINT-TO-POINT RACING CO LTD
BY TELEPHONE ON 01933 304840
WITH CREDIT/DEBIT CARD PAYMENT OR WEATHERBYS ACCOUNT PAYMENT OR ONLINE AT www.pointtopointentries.co.uk

JOINT SECRETARY – SUBJECT TO CHANGE
SARAH STAFFORD
TALLY HO FARMHOUSE
GUITING POWER
CHELTENHAM
GL54 5SX
TEL – 01451 850637
MOBILE – 07836 254299

JOINT SECRETARY AND TRADESTAND ENQUIRIES
MISS KATHERINE MERRETT
MOBILE – 07591 306163
EMAIL – [email protected]

ENTRIES CLOSE
MONDAY 3rd APRIL @ 12-30 PM

ENTRY FEES
£40 FOR A SINGLE RACE
£20 PER ADDITIONAL RACE SAME HORSE

FREE RACECARD PER HORSE DECLARED
(See Entry Conditions page 108 of Planner)

REFUND OF ENTRY FEE IN OPEN RACES ON DECLARATION
TRAVEL AWARD OF £50 FOR ANY STARTER OUTSIDE FIRST 4 FINISHERS IN OPEN RACES

CLERK OF THE COURSE
TONY HOWLAND – MOBILE 07857 184448

FIRST RACE (2-00 PM) – 10-YEAR-OLD & OVER WEST MIDLANDS AREA CLUB MEMBERS
PRIZE MONEY – 1ST – £175/2ND – £100/3RD – £50/4TH – £25
WEIGHTS – 12 stone
Nationally agreed allowances for 4 & 5-year-olds, mares & fillies
SPECIAL CONDITIONS
For horses aged 10 years and over which are owned by current members of the West Midland Area Club (associate membership of the WMAC is included in the entry fee)
PENALTIES
A winner on or since 29th November 2014 of any Point-to-Point race (Maiden races excepted) to carry 7lb extra
PENALTIES ARE NOT CUMULATIVE

SECOND RACE (2-35 PM) – SUBARU RESTRICTED
The first three horses past the post will qualify for the Subaru Restricted Point-to-Point Series Final, Stratford-on-Avon, Friday 9TH June (details in Hunter Chase section)
PRIZE MONEY – 1ST – £450/2ND – £150/3RD – £100/4th – £50
WEIGHTS – 12 stone
Nationally agreed allowances for 4 & 5-year-olds, mares & fillies

THIRD RACE (3-10 PM) – LADIES OPEN
The riders of the first two past the post will qualify for the Skinners Ladies Open Point-to-Point Final, Stratford-on-Avon, Friday 9th June. The winning horse will qualify for the Timico Mixed Open Final, Cheltenham, Friday 5th May.
PRIZE MONEY – 1ST – £500/2ND – £300/3RD – £150,4th – £50
WEIGHTS – 11 stone
Nationally agreed allowances for 4 & 5-year-olds, mares & fillies
PENALTIES
A winner on or since 30th May 2015 of a Steeplechase or Hurdle Race under the Rules of any recognised racing Authority (Point-to-Points excepted) to carry 7lb extra
A winner since 1st July 2015 of three or more Mens, Ladies or Mixed Open Point-to-Point races to carry 7lb extra
Or of two such races to carry 4lb extra
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 Steeple Chases or Arabian Horse Races 5lb
PENALTIES ARE NOT CUMULATIVE

FOURTH RACE (3-50 PM) – MENS OPEN
PRIZE MONEY – 1ST – £500/2ND – £300/3RD – £150/4th – £50
WEIGHTS – 12 stone
Nationally agreed allowances for 4 & 5year-olds, mares & fillies
PENALTIES
A winner on or since 30th May 2015 of A Steeplechase or Hurdle Race under the rules of any recognised racing Authority (Point-to-Points excepted) to carry 7lb extra
A winner since 1st July 2015 of three or more Mens or Mixed Open Point-to-Point Races to carry 7lb extra
Or of two such races to carry 4lb extra
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 Steeple Chases or Arabian Horse Races 5lb
PENALTIES ARE NOT CUMULATIVE

FIFTH RACE (4-25 PM) – INTERMEDIATE
The first two horses past the post, with the exception of four-year-olds are eligible for the £7000 3 mile 1 1/2 furlong Connolly’s Red Mills Intermediate Point-to-Point Championship Final Hunter Chase, Cheltenham, Friday 5th May
PRIZE MONEY – 1ST – £500/2ND – £300/3RD – £150/4th – £50
WEIGHTS – 12 stone
Nationally agreed allowances for 4 & 5-year-olds, mares & fillies
PENALTIES
A winner of a Confined Point-to-Point race (Maiden Races excepted) to carry 5lb extra for each such win
PENALTIES ARE CUMULATIVE

SIXTH RACE (5-00 PM) – OPEN MAIDEN
PRIZE MONEY – 1ST – £175/2ND – £100/3RD – £50/4TH – £25
WEIGHTS – 12 stone
Nationally agreed allowances for 5-year-olds and mares

SAFETY FACTOR
MAIDEN RACE 18
ALL OTHER RACES 20

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PLEASE NOTE THAT WITH THE EXCEPTION OF RACE ONE AND TWO THE COTSWOLD VALE FARMERS MEETING IS RUN ENTIRELY FOR NOVICE RIDERS AND/OR
VETERAN AND NOVICE RIDERS

COTSWOLD VALE FARMERS

DATE SUNDAY 16th APRIL 2017

RECEIVER OF ENTRIES
THE POINT-TO-POINT RACING CO LTD
BY TELEPHONE ON 01933 304840
WITH CREDIT/DEBIT CARD PAYMENT OR WEATHERBYS ACCOUNT PAYMENT OR ONLINE AT www.pointtopointentries.co.uk (see entry conditions page 110 of planner)

SECRETARY
JASON WARNER
ONGERS FARM
BROOKTHORPE
GLOS
GL4 OUT
TEL: – 01452 813344
MOBILE: – 07966 099359

CLERK OF THE COURSE
D MORGAN
TEL: – 01242 870261

ENTRIES CLOSE
MONDAY 10th APRIL @ 12-30 PM

ENTRY FEES
£40 FOR A SINGLE RACE
£20 PER ADDITIONAL RACE SAME HORSE

FREE RACECARD PER HORSE DECLARED
(see Entry Conditions page 110 of Planner)

IN RACES 2 AND 7 ASSOCIATE MEMBERSHIP OF THE WEST MIDLAND AREA CLUB IS AUTOMATICALLY GRANTED TO OWNERS AND RIDERS WHEN PAYMENT OF THE RACE ENTRY IS MADE

FIRST RACE (2-00 PM) – JOINT COTSWOLD & COTSWOLD VALE FARMERS MEMBERS, SUBSCRIBERS & FARMERS
PRIZE MONEY – 1ST – £160/2ND – £60/3RD – £30
WEIGHTS – 12 stone
Nationally agreed allowances for 4 & 5-year-olds, mares & fillies
SPECIAL CONDITIONS
For horses with a current Hunters Certificate (which need not be registered) issued by the Cotswold Vale Farmers and Cotswold Hunt; to be ridden by those qualified to enter, their spouses or children, one day caps or serving members of HM Forces.
Heavyweight Riders (13 stone 7 lb or over to be so identified on entry form – to wear identifying white sash)
PENALTIES
A winner on or since 30th June 2015 of a Steeple Chase or Hurdle race under the Rules of any recognised Racing Authority (Point-to-Points excepted) to carry 7lb extra
PENALTIES ARE NOT CUMULATIVE

SECOND RACE (2-30 PM) – WEST MIDLAND AREA CLUB MAIDEN
For horses owned and ridden by current members of the West Midland Area Club (WMAC)
Membership of the WMAC is included in the entry fee
PRIZE MONEY – 1ST – £160/2ND – £60/3RD – £30
WEIGHTS – 12 stone
Nationally agreed allowances for 5-year-olds and mares

THIRD RACE (3-00 PM) – DODSON AND HORRELL P.P.O.R.A. CLUB MEMBERS (NOVICE RIDERS)
The riders of the first three past the post will score points for the Harley Racing National Novice Riders Championship
The first four horses and riders past the post are eligible for the £1,000 Dodson and Horrell P.P.O.R.A. Club Members race for Novice Riders Series Final, Melton Hunt Club, Garthorpe, Sunday 21ST May
SPECIAL CONDITIONS
For horses that are owned and ridden by current members of the P.P.O.R.A.; for riders who up to and including 26th November 2016 have won not more than five races under the Rules of any recognised racing Authority (Point-to-Points included), Owners must be P.P.O.R.A members by 4pm on the Friday after close of entry, riders at declaration.
PRIZE MONEY – 1ST – £160/2ND – £60/3RD – £30
WEIGHTS – 12 stone.
Nationally agreed allowances for 4 & 5-year-olds, mares & fillies
PENALTIES
A winner on or since 29th November 2015 of two races under the rules of any recognised racing Authority (Point-to-Points included Maiden and Hunt Members excepted) to carry 3lb extra
of three or more such races 5lb extra
PENALTIES ARE NOT CUMULATIVE

FOURTH RACE (3-30 PM) – LADIES OPEN (VETERAN & NOVICE RIDERS)
The riders of the first two past the post will qualify for the Skinners Ladies Open Point-to-Point Final, Stratford-on-Avon, Friday 9th June
Any novice riders in the first three past the post will score points for the Harley Racing National Novice Riders Championship
If any novice rider finishes in the first two, they and the horse are eligible for the £1000 Dodson and Horrell P.P.O.R.A. Club Members Race for Novice Riders Series Final, Melton Hunt Club, Garthorpe, Sunday 21st May
SPECIAL CONDITIONS
For riders who are either (i) aged 45 years or over at declaration or (ii) up to and including prior to 26th November 2016 have won not more than five races under the Rules of any recognised racing Authority (Point-to-Points included)
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 Steeple Chases or Arabian Horse Races 5lb
PRIZE MONEY – 1ST – £200/2ND – £125/3RD – £75
WEIGHTS – 11 stone
Nationally agree allowances for 4 & 5-year-olds, mares & fillies
PENALTIES
A winner on or since 30th May 2015 of a Steeplechase or Hurdle Race under the Rules of any recognised Racing Authority (Point-to-Points excepted) to carry 7lb extra
A winner since 1st July 2015 of three or more Mens, Ladies or Mixed Open Point-to-Point races to carry 7lb extra
Or of two such races to carry 4lb extra

FIFTH RACE (4-00 PM) – MENS OPEN (VETERAN & NOVICE RIDERS)
Any Novice Riders of the first three past the post will score points for the Harley Racing National Novice Riders Championship
If any novice rider finishes in the first two they and the horse are eligible for the £1,000 Dodson and Horrell P.P.O.R.A. Club Members race for Novice Riders Series Final, Melton Hunt Club, Garthorpe, Sunday 21st May
The winning horse will qualify for the Timico sponsored Mixed Open Final, Cheltenham, Friday 5th May
SPECIAL CONDITIONS
For riders who are either (i) Aged 45 years or over at declarations or (ii) up to and including 26th November 2016 have not won more than five races under the Rules of any recognised racing Authority (Point-to-Points excepted)
PRIZE MONEY – 1ST – £200/2ND – £125/3RD – £75
WEIGHTS – 12 stone 5lb
Nationally agreed allowances for 4 & 5 -year-olds, mares & fillies
PENALTIES
None
ALLOWANCES
Riders who, prior to the Thursday before the date of the Point-to-Point steeplechases have not ridden more than 5 winners under the Rules of Racing or the Rules of any recognised Racing Authority, Point-to-Point Steeplechases or Arabian Horse Racing 5lb

SIXTH RACE (4-30 PM) – RESTRICTED (VETERAN & NOVICE RIDERS)
Any Novice Rider of the first three past the post will score points for the Harley Racing National Novice Riders Championship
If any Novice rider finishes in the first two, they and the horse are eligible for the £1000 Dodson and Horrell P.P.O.R.A. Club Members Race for Novice Riders Series Final, Melton Hunt Club, Garthorpe, Sunday 21st May
The winning horse will qualify for the Subaru Restricted Point-to-Point Series Final at Stratford-on-Avon Friday 9th June (details in Hunter Chase section)
SPECIAL CONDITIONS
For riders who are either (i) Aged 45 years or over at declarations or (ii) up to and including 26th November 2016 have not won more than five races under the Rules of any recognised racing Authority (Point-to-Points excepted)
PRIZE MONEY – 1ST – £160/2ND – £60/3RD – £30
WEIGHTS – 12 stone.
Nationally agreed allowances for 4 & 5-year-olds, mares & fillies

SEVENTH RACE (5-00 PM) – EIGHT YEAR OLDS & OVER WEST MIDLAND AREA CLUB MEMBERS CONDITIONS RACE FOR VETERAN & NOVICE RIDERS
Any Novice Rider of the first three past the post will score points for the Harley Racing National Novice Riders Championship
If any Novice rider finishes in the first three, they and the horse are eligible for the £1000 Dodson and Horrell P.P.O.R.A. Club Members Race for Novice Riders Series Final, Melton Hunt Club, Garthorpe, Sunday 21st May
PRIZE MONEY – 1ST – £160/2ND – £60/3RD – £30
SPECIAL CONDITIONS
For horses aged 8 years and over only, that are owned by current members of the W.M.A.C. which on or since 23rd November 2015 have not won a race under the Rules of any recognised racing Authority (Point-to-Points included, Hunt Members excepted) to be ridden by current members of the W.M.A.C. who are either
(i) Aged 45 years or over at declarations or (ii) Up to and including 26th November 2016 have not won more than five races under the Rules of any recognised Turf Authority (Point-to-Points excepted)
Membership of the W.M.A.C. is included in the entry fee
WEIGHTS – Nationally agreed allowances for mares
PENALTIES
None

SAFETY FACTOR
20 FOR ALL RACES EXCEPT MAIDEN WHICH IS 18

FOR INFORMATION ONLY
THE “POINT-TO-POINT & HUNTER CHASE PLANNER 2016/17”
PROVIDES ALL THE RELEVANT INFORMATION REGARDING THIS MEETING

PLEASE NOTE THAT WITH THE EXCEPTION OF RACE ONE AND TWO THIS MEETING IS RUN ENTIRELY FOR VETERAN & NOVICE RIDERS

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