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Saturday, 23rd Oct 2021

(Ludlow) – Bitterley Races

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To purchase tickets for the Ludlow fixture at Bitterley Saturday 2nd April 2022 visit the Bitterley races wesbite, click HERE
To visit Ludlow Point-to-Point Races Facebook page – please click here

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PREVIOUS VENUES USED FOR THE LUDLOW POINT TO POINT

1899 = BROMFIELD (HIGH WALTON & BUTTS FARM)
1900 – 1907 = MIDDLETON
1909 – 1911 =
1912 – 1914 =  WOOFERTON
1915 – 1919  = WORLD WAR I
1920 = CROW LEASOWS
1921 – 1923 = WOOFERTON
1924 = BROMFIELD * DIFFERENT COURSES
1925 – 1926 = WOOFERTON
1927 – 1932 = LEINTHALL
1933 – 1939 = CORFTON
1940 – 1945 = WORLD WAR II
1946 – 1947 =  BRAMPTON BRYAN
1948 = BRAMPTON BRYAN (JOINT WITH TEME VALLEY)
1949 – 1953 = BRAMPTON BRYAN
1954 – 1967 = BROMFIELD * DIFFERENT COURSES
1968 – 2021 = BITTERLEY

(The information above would not have been possible without the extensive research carried out by Michael Kutapen and published on Jumping for Fun. The information has been reproduced in a different format for each meeting)

BITTERLEY RACES
SATURDAY 2ND APRIL 2022
BITTERLEY

DIRECTIONS
Near Ludlow
POSTCODE
(SAT NAV) SY6 3HF

RECEIVER OF ENTRIES
The Point-to-Point Racing Company Ltd
By Telephone on 01933 304795 (with credit/debit card only)
Enter Online at www.pointtopointentries.co.uk

SECRETARY
Katie Ayres
Mobile: – 07805 190978
E-mail:    katie.ayres17@yahoo.co.uk

ENTRIES CLOSE
Monday 28th March at 12-30 pm

ENTRY FEES

£50 for a single race £25 per additional race same horse.

FIRST RACE – 1.30 PM – MEMBERS, SUBSCRIBERS AND FARMERS
PRIZE MONEY – 1st £200/2nd £100/3rd £50
WEIGHTS  – 12 stone
Nationally agreed allowances for 4 & 5 year olds, fillies and mares
PENALTIES
A winner on or since 1st October 2019 in a steeplechase or hurdle race under the rules of any recognized Racing Authority (point-to-points excepted), or in a mens, ladies or mixed open point-to-point race 7lb extra

SECOND RACE – 2-00 PM CONDITIONS (LEVEL 2)
PRIZE MONEY 
– 1st £200/2nd £100/3rd £50
WEIGHTS
12 stone
Nationally agreed allowances for 4 & 5 year olds, fillies and mares
SPECIAL CONDITIONS
For horses which on or since 1st October 2020 have not won any race under the Rules of any recognized Racing Authority (Point-to-Points excepted)

PENALTIES
For each win on or since 1st October 2020 in a mens, ladies or mixed open point-to-point race to carry 5lb extra, and for each win in a Conditions race at the same level or higher to include (confined, club association, service or society point to point races) in this period to carry 3lb extra. Maximum penalty to be carried is 10 lb
PENALTIES ARE CUMULATIVE

THIRD RACE – 2-30 – RESTRICTED
PRIZE MONEY – 1st £200/2nd £100/3rd – £50
WEIGHTS –
12 stone

FOURTH RACE – 3-10 PM PPORA CLUB MEMBERS CONDITIONS (LEVEL 3) FOR NOVICE RIDERS
PRIZE MONEY – 1st £200/2nd – £100/3rd – £50

WEIGHTS – 12 stone
Nationally agreed allowances for 4 & 5 year olds, fillies and mares
SPECIAL CONDITIONS
For horses which are owned and ridden by current members of the PPORA. Owners and Riders must be an eligible member of the PPORA by declaration of the horse. For information on how to satisfy these conditions, please refer to www.ppora.co.uk>. For Riders who up to 1st October 2021 have won not more than five races under the Rules of any recognized Racing Authority (including Point-to-Points)
PENALTIES
For each win on or since 1st October 2019 in an eligible Steeplechase or Hurdle Race under the rules of any recognized Racing Authority (Point-to-Points excepted) to carry 7 lb extra, for each win in a Mens, Ladies or Mixed Open Point-to-Point in this period to carry 5 lb extra, and for each win in a conditions race at the same level or higher (to include Confined, Club Association, Service or Society Point-to-Point races) in this period to carry 3 lb extra. Maximum penalty to be carried is 10 lb.
PENALTIES ARE CUMULATIVE

FIFTH RACE – 3-40 PM MIXED OPEN – TWO MILES ABOUT FOUR FURLONGS
PRIZE MONEY – 1st £700/2nd – £300/3rd – £150/4TH – £50

WEIGHTS – 11 stone 7lb
Nationally agreed allowances for 4 & 5 year olds, fillies and mares
SPECIAL CONDITIONS
For horses to be run over approximately two and a half miles

PENALTIES
Penalties apply for wins on or since 1st October 2021 in an eligible Steeplechase or Hurdle Race under the rules of any recognized Racing Authority (Point-to-Points excepted) or in a Mens, Ladies or Mixed Open Point-to-Point; for one such win 3 lb extra, for two such wins 5 lb, for three or more such wins 7 lb, Maximum total penalty to be carried is 7 lb.

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

SIXTH RACE – 4-10 P.M. – FIVE YEAR OLD AND OVER MAIDEN
PRIZE MONEY
– 1ST – £200/2ND – £100/3RD – £50

WEIGHT – 12 STONE
SPECIAL CONDITIONS – For horses which are Maiden and five year olds and over

SEVENTH RACE – 4-40 P.M. – FOUR & FIVE YEAR OLD POINT-TO-POINT FLAT RACE
ABOUT 2 MILES

PRIZE MONEY – 1st £200/2nd – £100/3rd – £50

WEIGHTS – 11 stone 12 lbs
SPECIAL CONDITIONS
For horses which are maiden four and five year olds, which have not run under the Rules of any recognized Racing Authority (Point-to-Point Steeplechase included, Point-to-Point flat races excepted) and which have not run more than two Point-to-Point flat races. For riders who have either (i) ridden more than 5 winners prior to the Thursday before the date of this Point-to-Point steeplechase or (ii) in addition to a Point-to-Point RQC hold a category A of category B permit to ride under rules, to be run over approximately two miles.

SAFETY FACTOR
12 for race 7
16 for races 3, 5 and 6
18 for races 1, 2 and 4

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