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Gloucester Races (Ledbury)

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Gloucester Races and Country Fair, in association with Amlin Plus, provides some of the most exciting horse racing of the Point-to-Point season.

Set in Maisemore Park on the banks of the river severn in the beautiful Gloucestershire countryside, the natural grandstand of the ‘Maisemore Bank’ provides a great view of the race course.

With 8 races on the card, three pony races, licensed bookmaker, food stalls, shopping pavilion and country fair including falconry, ferret racing, hound parade, gundog demonstration, bouncy castle, rodeo bull, poultry and beekeeping exhibitions plus much more, Gloucester Races promises to be a fantastic sporting day out for all the family to enjoy. Gates open from 10am.

Find out more here www.gloucesterraces.co.uk/plan-your-day

 

 Would you be interested in taking a trade stand at Gloucester Races and Country Fair on 25th March 2018?

We’re looking for beautiful and bespoke country clothing and gifts for all the family, plus artisan food and drink. The Shopping Pavilion returns for 2018 to showcase locally produced, handmade talent – so don’t worry if you haven’t got your own event trailer or marquee. For further details please contact Lucy Lockwood email grtradestands@gmail.com

DIRECTIONS Near the A417, 3 miles NW of Gloucester

POSTCODE (SAT NAV) GL2 8HX

RACE DISTANCES

All races are run over 3 miles with the exception of races one and two being 2 miles 5 furlongs

DOUBTFUL WEATHER

Call Talking Point on telephone number 09068 44 60 61

SECRETARY
Mrs Nicky Sadler
Lark Rise
Chaceley
Gloucestershire
GL19 4EG
Tel : – 01452 780007
Mobile: – 07725 177294
E-mail:    ledburyhuntp2p@gmail.com
OR
RECEIVER OF ENTRIES – The Point-to-Point Racing Company Ltd
By Telephone on 01933 304840 (with credit/debit card or Weatherbys Account Payment)
Enter ON-LINE at www.pointtopoint.co.uk

CLERK OF THE COURSE
Laurence Buckland

ENTRIES CLOSE
Monday 19TH March at 12-30 pm

ENTRY FEES
£45 for a single race. £25 per additional race same horse. £25 Hunt Members race
Free race card per horse declared (See Entry Conditions page 112 of Planner)

FIRST RACE – 2.00 PM – FOUR, FIVE AND SIX YEAR OLD OPEN MAIDEN
(2 MILES 5 FURLONGS)
The first three past the post will qualify for the Goffs Sale Point-to-Point Bumpers
PRIZE MONEY – 1st £250/2nd £125/3rd £85
WEIGHTS – 12 stone
Nationally agreed allowances for 4 & 5 year olds, fillies and mares
SPECIAL CONDITIONS
For Maidens aged four, five years and six year olds only, to be run over approximately 2 miles and 5 furlongs

SECOND RACE – 2.35 PM – WEST MIDLAND AREA CLUB MEMBERS CONDITIONS
2 miles and 5 furlongs
PRIZE MONEY
– 1st £250/2nd £125/3rd £85
WEIGHTS –
12 stone
Nationally agreed allowances for 4 & 5 year olds, fillies and mares
SPECIAL CONDITIONS
For horses that have a current registered hunt certificate with one of the following hunts: Albrighton & Woodland, Berkeley, Clifton-on-Teme, Cotswold, Cotswold Vale Farmers, Croome & West Warwickshire, Curre & Llangibby, Duke of Beaufort, Heythrop, Ledbury, Ludlow, Monmouthshire, North Cotswold, North Herefordshire, North Ledbury, Radnor & West Herefordshire, Ross Harriers, South Herefordshire, Teme Valley, United Pack, V.W.H., Wheatland or Worcestershire.
To be run over two miles and five furlongs
PENALTIES
For each win on or since 2nd June 2016 in a steeple chase or hurdle race under the rules of any recognized Racing Authority (point-to-points excepted) 7lb extra
For each win since 1st July 2016 in a mens, ladies or mixed open point-to-point race 5lb extra
For each win in a confined or club members point-to-point in this period 3lb extra
PENALTIES ARE CUMULATIVE

THIRD RACE – 3-10 PM – FIVE YEAR OLD AND OVER PPORA CLUB MEMBERS MAIDEN
PRIZE MONEY – 1st £250/2nd £125/3rd  £85
WEIGHTS -12 stone
SPECIAL CONDITIONS
For maiden horses aged five years or over only that are owned and ridden by current members of the PPORA. Owners must be PPORA Members by 1 pm on the wsednesday after close of entry.

FOURTH RACE – 3.45 PM – TIMICO MIXED OPEN
The first three past the post will qualify for the Timico Mixed Open Final, Cheltenham, Friday 4th May
The first two past the post will qualify for the Skinners Ladies Open Point-to-Point Final, Stratford-on-Avon, Friday 8th June
PRIZE MONEY – 1st £600/2nd  £300/3rd  £100
WEIGHTS – 11 stone 7lbs
Nationally agreed allowances for 4 & 5 year olds, fillies and mares
PENALTIES
For each win on or since 2nd June 2016 in a steeplechase or hurdle race under the rules of any recognised racing authority (Point-to-Points excepted) 4 lbs extra
For each win since 1st July 2016 in a Mens, Ladies or Mixed Open Point-to-Point 3 lb extra
Maximum penalty to be carried is 12 lb
PENALTIES ARE CUMULATIVE
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 Steeplechases or Arabian Horse races 5lb

5TH RACE – 4-20 PM INTERMEDIATE
The first two horses past the post with the exception of a four-year-old are eligible for the £7,000 3m 1½f Connolly’s Red Mills Intermediate Point-to-Point Championship Final hunter chase at Cheltenham on Friday 4th May
PRIZE MONEY – 1st £250/2nd £125/3rd  £85
WEIGHTS – 12 stone
Nationally agreed allowances for 4 & 5 year olds, fillies and mares
PENALTIES
A winner of a Confined, Conditions or Club, Association, Service or Society point-to-point race (maiden and restricted races excepted) to carry 5lb extra for each such win
PENALTIES ARE CUMULATIVE

SIXTH RACE – 4-55 PM – RESTRICTED
PRIZE MONEY – 1st £250/2nd  £125/3rd  £85
WEIGHTS – 12 stone
Nationally agreed allowances for 4 & 5 year olds, fillies and mares

SEVENTH RACE – 5-30 PM – MEMBERS, SUBSCRIBERS AND FARMERS
PRIZE MONEY – 1st £250/2nd £125/3rd £85
WEIGHTS  – 12 stone
Nationally agreed allowances for 4 & 5 year olds, fillies and mares
SPECIAL CONDITIONS
For horses who have been seen hunting with the Ledbury in season 2017/2018. Heavyweights (13st7lb or over) to be identified at entry & to wear a white sash
PENALTIES
For each win on or since 25th November 2016 in a steeplechase or hurdle race under the rules of any recognized Racing Authority (point-to-points excepted) 7lb extra
For each win since 19th November 2017 in a mens, ladies or mixed open point-to-point race 7lb extra
For each win in any other point-to-point race in this period (hunt members and maiden races excepted) 5lb extra
PENALTIES ARE CUMULATIVE

SAFETY FACTOR
Maiden Races 16
All other races 20

FOR INFORMATION ONLY

THE “POINT-TO-POINT & HUNTER CHASE PLANNER 2017/18”
 PROVIDES ALL THE RELEVANT INFORMATION REGARDING THIS MEETING

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