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Tuesday, 19th Mar 2019

Gloucester Races (Ledbury)

GLOUCESTER RACES WILL TAKE PLACE AT MAISEMORE PARK ON SUNDAY 31ST MARCH 2019

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.

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PROGRAMME OF EVENTS AT GLOUCESTER RACES 

Gates open at 10am, pony racing starts at 12.30pm and the first of 7 Point to Point races is at 2.00pm.

We also have a great selection of shops and trade stands for you to browse throughout the day.

Refreshments and catering

If you don’t have time to plan a picnic we have a wide variety of catering facilities on site including pizza, tacos, burger and grill, hog roast and confectionary, plus hot drinks and a licensed bar.

Timetable of events in the paddock

10.30 Traditional long netting and Ferreting demonstration by Tim Heskith

11.00 Gun Dog demonstration by Pirton Shoot Gundog Team

11.30 Falconry display by Michael Davie

1.00pm Terrier Racing

1.15pm Hound Parade by the Ledbury Hunt

1.30pm Introduction to racing by trainer Matt Sheppard and jockey Dave Mansell

Race timetable

12.15pm The Leisure Ride 138cms and under Novice Riders Pony Race

12.30pm The Leisure Ride 138cms and under Open Pony Race

12.45pm The Leisure Ride 148cms and under Open Pony Race

2.00pm The West Country Marquees 4, 5 and 6 year olds Open Maiden Race

2.35pm The Blacklands Farm West Midlands Area Conditions Race

3.10pm The Franklin Brothers 5 year olds and over PPORA Club Members Maiden Race

3.45pm The Timico & Stan Warner Mixed Open Race (The West Midlands Area Feature Race)

4.20pm The Farmers Arms Syndicate in memory of Richard Fellows Intermediate Race

4.55pm The Marketing Gloucester Restricted Race

5.30pm The HFN Landscapes Ledbury and Croome & West Warwickshire Hunts Members, Subscribers & Farmers Race

AFTER PARTY FROM 5.45pm in the Clavell & Hind Beer Tent featuring live music from The Shadow Monkeys

 

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 2miles 5 furlongs

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 – Mobile – 07785 916785

ENTRIES CLOSE
Monday 25th 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 – WEST COUNTRY MARQUEES FOUR, FIVE AND SIX YEAR OLD OPEN MAIDEN
(2 MILES 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 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 – THE BLACKLANDS FARM 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 Ledbury, Radnor & West Herefordshire, Ross Harriers, 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 2017 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 2017 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 – FRANKLIN BROTHERS FIVE YEAR OLD AND PPORA OVER OPEN 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 an eligible member of the PPORA by close of entries. Riders must be an eligible member of the PPORA by declaration.

FOURTH RACE – 3.45 PM – TIMICO AND STAN WARNER MIXED OPEN
THE WEST MIDLANDS AREA FEATURE RACE
The first three past the post will qualify for the Timico Mixed Open Final, Cheltenham, Friday 3RD May
The first two past the post will qualify for the Skinners Ladies Open Point-to-Point Final, Stratford-on-Avon, Friday 31ST May
PRIZE MONEY – 1st £700/2nd  £400/3rd  £150
WEIGHTS – 11 stone 7lbs
Nationally agreed allowances for 4 & 5 year olds, fillies and mares
PENALTIES
For each win on or since 10TH June 2018 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 2018 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 FARMERS ARMS SYNDICATE IN MEMORY OF RICHARD FELLOWS 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 3RD 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 races excepted) to carry 5lb extra for each such win
PENALTIES ARE CUMULATIVE

SIXTH RACE – 4-55 PM – THE MARKETING GLOUCESTER 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 – HFN LANDSCAPES LEDBURY AND CROOME & WEST WARWICKSHIRE MEMBERS, SUBSCRIBERS AND FARMERS
PRIZE MONEY – 1st £250/2nd £125/3rd £80/4th – £50
WEIGHTS  – 12 stone
Nationally agreed allowances for 4 & 5 year olds, fillies and mares
SPECIAL CONDITIONS
Horses to have been out hunting with the Ledbury or Croome & West Warwickshire during the  2018/2019 season.

PENALTIES
For each win on or since 25th November 2017 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 2018 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

16 for races 1, 2, 3 and 6
18 for races 4, 5 and 7

FOR INFORMATION ONLY

THE “POINT-TO-POINT & HUNTER CHASE PLANNER 2018/19”
 PROVIDES ALL THE RELEVANT INFORMATION REGARDING THIS MEETING

THE MEETING WOULD LIKE TO THANK ALL THEIR MEETING SPONSORS AND RACE SPONSORS

 

 

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