BERKELEY
DATE – SATURDAY 29TH APRIL 2017
DIRECTIONS – OFF A38, 3 MILES NORTH JUNCTION 14 OF M5
POSTCODE (SATNAV) GL13 9JU

DISTANCES – ALL RACES ARE RUN OVER 3 MILES, EXCEPT THE 4,5 & 6 YEAR OLD MAIDEN
DOUBTFUL WEATHER – TALKING POINT 09068 44 60 61

SECRETARY
MRS EILEEN HILLEARD
TOMOROSA
AWKLRY LANE
OLVERSTON
SOUTH GLOS
BS35 4EW
TEL 01454 614674
MOBILE 07411 318814
EMAIL: – [email protected]

ENTER ONLINE at www.pointtopointentries.co.uk (see instructions page 108)

CLERK OF THE COURSE
N COOK – TEL: –   07887 790377

ENTRIES CLOSE
MONDAY 24TH APRIL @ 12 NOON
ENTRY FEE
£35 FOR A SINGLE RACE
£16 PER ADDITIONAL RACE SAME HORSE

FREE RACECARD PER HORSE DECLARED

(see Entry Conditions page 110 of Planner)

FIRST RACE (2-00 PM) –  4, 5 & 6 YEAR OLD OPEN MAIDEN – 2 MILES 4 FURLONGS
PRIZE MONEY – 1ST – £200/2ND – £100/3RD – £50
WEIGHTS – 12 stone
Nationally agreed allowances for 4 & 5-year-olds, mares & fillies
SPECIAL CONDITIONS
FOR MAIDENS AGED 4, 5 & 6 YEAR OLDS ONLY: TO BE RUN OVER APPROXIMATELY TWO AND A HALF MILES

SECOND RACE (2-35 PM) – THE WEST MIDLAND AREA CLUB MEMBERS CONDITIONS
PRIZE MONEY – 1ST – £200/2ND – £100/3RD – £50
WEIGHTS – 12 stone
Nationally agreed allowances for mares
SPECIAL CONDITIONS
For horses which on or since 29th November 2014 have not won any race under the Rules of any recognised Racing Authority (Point-to-Points included hunt members excepted) to be owned and ridden by current members of the WMAC. Membership of the WMAC is included in the entry fees. Riders not defined as Novice Riders as per the 2016/2017 Point-to-Point regulations to carry a penalty, no other penalty based on horse performance
PENALTIES
Horses ridden by riders who up to and including 26th November 2016 had ridden six or more winners under the Rules of any recognised Racing Authority  (Point-to-Points included) to carry 5lb extra
PENALTIES ARE NOT CUMULATIVE

THIRD RACE (3-10 PM) –  RESTRICTED
The winning horse will qualify for the Subaru Restricted Point-to-Point Series Final, Stratford-on-Avon, Friday 9th June (details in the Hunter Chase section)
PRIZE MONEY –  1ST – £200/2ND – £100/3rd – £50
WEIGHTS – 12 stone
Nationally agreed allowances for 4 & 5-year-olds, mares & fillies

FOURTH RACE (3-45 PM) –  MEMBERS, SUBSCRIBERS &  FARMERS
PRIZE MONEY –  1ST – £200/2ND – £100/3RD – £50
WEIGHTS – 12 stone
Nationally agreed allowances for 4 & 5-year-olds, mares & fillies
SPECIAL CONDITIONS
Heavyweight riders (13st 7lb and over to so be identified on entry form) to
wear identifying white sash
PENALTIES
A winner on or since 27th November 2015 of races under the Rules of any recognised racing authority (Point-to-Points excepted) or of a Mens, Ladies or Mixed Open Point-to-Point race in this period to carry 5lb extra
Of two or more such races 7lb extra
PENALTIES ARE NOT CUMULATIVE

FIFTH RACE (4-20 PM) – LADIES OPEN
The riders of the first two past the post will qualify for the Skinner’s Ladies Open Point-to-Point Final, Stratford-on-Avon, Friday 9th June
PRIZE MONEY – 1ST – £300/2nd – £150/3RD – £100
WEIGHTS – 11 stone
Nationally agreed allowances for 4 & 5-year-olds, mares & fillies
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 any recognised Racing Authority, Point-to-Point Steeple Chases or Arabian Horse Races 5 lb
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 7 lb extra
A winner since 1st July 2015 of three or more Mens, Ladies or Mixed Open Point-to-Point Races to carry 7lb extra
Of two such races to carry 4 lb extra
PENALTIES ARE NOT CUMULATIVE

SIXTH RACE (4-55 PM) –  MENS OPEN
PRIZE MONEY – 1ST – £300/2ND – £150/3RD – £100
WEIGHTS – 12 stone
Nationally agreed allowances for 4  & 5-year-olds, mares & fillies
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 any recognised Racing Authority, Point-to-Point Steeple Chases or Arabian Horse Races 5 lb
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
PENALTIES ARE NOT CUMULATIVE

SEVENTH RACE (5-30 PM) –  OPEN MAIDEN
PRIZE MONEY – 1ST – £200/2ND – £100/3RD – £50
WEIGHTS – 12 stone
Nationally agreed allowances for mares, 5-year-olds and 5-year-old mares

SAFETY FACTOR
16 FOR 2-1/2 MILE MAIDEN
18 FOR OPEN MAIDEN
ALL OTHER RACES 20

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

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