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West Mercian Area Championships 2021/2022

Scoring for all awards that are points based will be based on
7pts for a win, 5 for 2nd, 3 for 3rd and 1 for 4th
All Races run within the West Mercian Area count towards the Area Championships. Only Horses with a Hunters Certificate registered as qualified with a Hunt affiliated to the West Mercian Area may compete, apart from the Dairy Partners Open Horse award which is open to any Horse running in West Mercian Area Open Races. Riders to be eligible for the Championships must also be riding on a West Mercian Area Riders Qualification Certificate. Owners must compete with each horse individually and cannot aggregate points scored by other horses in their ownership. In the event of a dead heat, both horses will score the points allocated to the position of the dead heat. Where a Championship is tied on Points the number of wins will determine the winner.

DAIRY PARTNERS WEST MERCIAN OPEN RACE CHAMPIONSHIPS 2021/2022
The winner of the Championship picks up the first prize of £1,000 which should be a major incentive for owners to run their horses in the Area. The prize is open to ANY horse that has run in any of the 28 qualifying races (12 Mixed Opens, 8 Mens Opens and 8 Ladies Opens), with races races ranging from 2-1/2 to 3-1/2 miles.
The qualifying races are as follows: –
14 November 2021 – Clifton (Knightwick races) – Mixed Open
28 December 2021 – Harkaway Club – Mens and Ladies Open
20 February 2022 – Albrighton and Woodland North – Mens and Ladies Open
5 March 2022 – Beaufort – Mixed Open
6 March 2022 – Sir W W Wynns/Flint & Denbigh – Mixed Open
19 March 2022 – Croome – Mens and Ladies Open
20 March 2022 – United – Mixed Open
27 March 2022 – Ledbury – Mixed Open
2 April 2022- Ludlow – Mixed Open
3 April 2022 – Cotswold – Mens and Ladies Open
3 April 2022 – Cheshire Forest – Mixed Open
10 April 2022 – Cotswold Vale – Mens and Ladies Open
16 April 2022 – Worcestershire – Mens and Ladies Open
16 April 2022 – North Staffs – Mixed Open
18 April 2022 – North Shropshire – Mens and Ladies Open
18 April 2022 – North Cotswold – Mixed Open
23 April 2022 – Berkeley – Mens
2 May 2022 – South Shropshire – Mixed Open
7 May 2022 – Wheatland – Mixed Open
15 May 2022 – Knutsford – Mixed Open
2 June 2022 – Albrighton and Woodland South – Ladies Open
Points in these qualifying races are – 1st – 7 points/2nd – 5 points/3rd – 3 points/4th – 1 point

1st - Dubai Quest/Premier Magic/Trio for Rio - 7 points
2nd - Mr Caffrey/Porlock Bay/Tango Du Juilley - 5 points
3rd - Complete Sizing/Red Indian - 3 points
LEADING MALE RIDER - SPONSORED BY FISHER GERMAN
1st - Tommie O'Brien - 31 points
2nd - James King - 8 points
3rd - Fred Philipson-Stowe - 5 points

LEADING FEMALE RIDER - SPONSORED BY FISHER GERMAN
1st - Immy Robinson - 7 points
2nd - Flora Guy - 5 points
3rd - Alice Stevens & Katie Sinclair - 3 points

LEADING NOVICE RIDER - MALE
1st - Fred Philipson-Stowe - 5 points
2nd - Guy Sankey - 3 points
3rd - Murray Dodd - 1 points

LEADING NOVICE RIDER - FEMALE
1st - Flora Guy - 5 points
2nd - Katie Sinclair - 3 points
3rd - Heidi Palin - 1 point

LEADING TRAINER
1st - Clive Boultbee-Brooks - 14 points
2nd - James Ridley - 8 points
3rd - Caroline Robinson - 7 points

LEADING SMALL TRAINER
1st - Venetia Williams - 5 points
2nd - Will Gaskins - 3 points
3rd - Tom Gretton - 1 point

LEADING OWNER/TRAINER/RIDER (FAMILY)
1st - The Dellercheckout (Robinsons) - 7 points

LEADING GROOM
1st - Jess Short - 3 Best Turned Out Awards
2nd - Three Groom on 1 Best Turned Out Awards

LEADING HORSE
1st - Felicie de Maquis/The Dellercheckout/Trio for Rio - 7 points
2nd - Flying Colum/Miss Seagreen/Mr Caffrey - 5 points
3rd - Chasing My Dream/Complete Sizing/Ellipsism - 3 points

LEADING NOVICE HORSE
1st - Felicie de Maquis - 7 points
2nd - Flying Colum - 5 points
3rd - Chasing My Dream - 3 points

LEADING MARE
1st - Felicie de Maquis - 7 points
2nd - Miss Seagreen - 5 points
3rd - Tb Broke Her - 3 points

LEADING LEDBURY QUALIFIED HORSE
1st - Felicie de Maquis/Trio for Rio - 7 points
2nd - Miss Seagreen/Tango du Juilley - 5 points

FREQUENT RUNNERS SCHEME - LEADING TRAINERS
1st - Phil Rowley - 8 points
2nd - Laura Richardson/Bradley Gibbs/Will Biddick/Tom Ellis - 6 points
3rd - Caroline Robinson - 5 points
4th - Clive Boultbee-Brooks/Alan Hill/Paige Topley - 4 points
5th - James Ridley/Julie Mansell - 3 points

FREQUENT RUNNERS SCHEME - LEADING TRAINER OUTSIDE WEST MERCIAN AREA
1st - Bradley Gibbs/Will Biddick/Tom Ellis - 6 points
2nd - Alan Hill - 4 points

FREQUENT RUNNERS SCHEME - LEADING TRAINER (2 RUNNERS OR LESS)
QUALIFYING CRITERIA WILL BE CHECKED THROUGHOUT THE SEASON
1st - Julie Mansell/Sarah McQueen - 3 points

These tables will be regularly updated throughout the season.
These tables below are for information purposes only.
Details of all the leaders in the National Championships are available by clicking here

BRIAN ARMSTRONG CHAMPION NOVICE HORSE AWARD

This perpetual Trophy is awarded to the Champion Novice Horse in the Wessex and West Midlands Areas.

First awarded in 2019, it is presented (with a memento) at the Annual Awards event in the winner’s Area. The trophy perpetuates the former Western Daily Press Young Horse Award first awarded in the 1990s.

To be eligible to score points a horse:
Must be qualified with a Hunt affiliated to the Wessex or West Midlands Areas
Must have run in a Maiden race in the current Point-to-Point Season.

SCORING
P
oints can be scored in any Point-to-Point race or hunter chase in G.B. up to the close of the Wessex or West Midlands Point-to-Point season (whichever is the later).
Scoring: 10 pts for 1st, and (except in Maiden P-t-P races) 6 pts for 2nd, and 3 pts for 3rd
In the case of a dead heat, the points for the particular position shall be added to that of the next position and divided equally between those involved.
This Award is for horses yet to win a Maiden that are qualified in the West Midland and Wessex Areas

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