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THE DAY'S RACING

More details about racing on the day

PONY RACING

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THE PINEWOOD SCHOOL 1st PONY RACE | 12:15pm

For 138cm Ponies and Under Old Berks Hunt / PC "OPEN CONDITIONS" Race - 7f
Conditions: For combinations who have qualified as per the current PRA Regulations. Should the race become oversubscribed, OLD BERKS qualified combinations will take priority.

Sponsored by Pinewood School, Bourton
Cup and Prizes presented by Pinewood School
Memento to the winner, kindly donated by Deacons of Swindon
Best Turned Out Pony – prize kindly donated by Erik Penser
A Memento to the first Old Berks Pony Club Member past the post – kindly donated by Henry & Louise Allenby

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THE PINEWOOD SCHOOL 2nd PONY RACE | 12:35pm

For 148cm Ponies and Under, OPEN - 7f
Sponsored by Pinewood School, Bourton
Cup and Prizes presented by Pinewood School
Memento to the winner, kindly donated by Deacons of Swindon
Best Turned Out Pony – prize kindly donated Erik Penser
A Memento to the first Old Berks Pony Club Member past the post – kindly donated by Henry & Louise Allenby

PONY RACING ENTRIES

ENTRIES CLOSE: SUNDAY 24th MARCH 2024

ONLINE: www.ponyracingauthority.co.uk
SECRETARY: Christina Dunlop

Contact on 07968 830443 or dunlopchristina@hotmail.com

PONIES MAY NOT BE LED TO THE START. A HUNT ESCORT WILL BE PROVIDED.

MAIN RACING

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1ST RACE | 2:00 pm

The OBH MEMBERS, SUBSCRIBERS & FARMERS Race, 12st - 3 miles

Safety Factor 18

For THE LADIES OF THE HUNT CHALLENGE CUP donated by the late Lt Col A. W. Parsons, for the first horse past the post owned by a Subscriber. THE TOWN AND TRADE Of FARINGDON CHALLENGE CUP for the first horse past the post owned by a Farmer of the Old Berkshire country.

PRIZE MONEY

1st £275, 2nd £150, 3rd £100, 4th £75
A Memento to the winning Owner and Rider
Prize for the Best Turned Out Horse kindly donated by Erik Penser

SPECIAL CONDITIONS

To be ridden by Master(s), Members, Subscribers or Farmers, or their respective spouses or children, of the Old Berkshire Hunt. Or a rider that has paid a one day cap of £75 to the Old Berkshire Hunt. Riders must provide written proof.

PENALTIES

A winner on or since 1st October 2023 in an eligible Steeplechase or Hurdle race under the Rules of any recognised Racing Authority (Point-to-Points excepted), or of a Mens, Ladies or Mixed Open Point-to-Point to carry 7lbs extra. Penalties are not cumulative,

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2ND RACE | 2:35pm

The Arkells Brewery CONDITIONS Race (Level 2 ), 12st - 3 miles

Safety Factor 18

For the SILVER MEASURE CHALLENGE CUP

PRIZE MONEY

1st £275, 2nd £150, 3rd £100, 4th £75
A Memento to the winning Owner and Rider presented by Alex Arkell of Arkells Brewery
Prize for the Best Turned Out Horse kindly donated by Erik Penser

SPECIAL CONDITIONS

For horses which on or since 1st October 2022 have not won any race under the Rules of any recognised Racing Authority (Point-to-Points excepted), nor any Men's, Ladies or Mixed Open Point-to-Point in this Period.

PENALTIES

For each win on or since 1st October 2022 in a Conditions Race of the same Level or higher (to include Confined, Club Associations, Service or Society Point-to-Point races) to carry 3lb extra. Maximum penalty to be carried is 10lb. Penalties are cumulative.

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3RD RACE | 3:10pm

The Webbs Builders Merchants MIXED OPEN Race, 11st 7lb - 3 miles

Safety Factor 18

For THE LOCKINGE CHALLENGE CUP

PRIZE MONEY

1st £450, 2nd £300, 3rd £150, 4th £100
A Memento to the winning Owner and Rider presented by Jez Webb
Prize for the Best Turned Out Horse kindly donated by Erik Penser

ALLOWANCES

Riders who, prior to the Thursday before the date of this Point-to-Point Steeplechase, have not ridden more than 5 winners under the Rules of Racing or the Rules of a recognised Racing Authority, Point-to-Point Steeplechases or Arabian Horse Races; 5lb.

PENALTIES

Penalties apply for wins on or since 1st October 2023 in an eligible Steeplechase or Hurdle race under the Rules of any recognised Racing Authority (Point-to-Points excepted) or in a Men's, Ladles or Mixed Open Point-to-Point; for one such win 3lb extra; for two such wins 5lb; for three or more such wins 7lb; maximum total penalty to be carried is 7lb.

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4TH RACE | 3:45pm

The Dubarry RESTRICTED Race, 12st - 2m about 5f

Safety Factor 16

For THE ROSEY BROOK CHALLENGE CUP

PRIZE MONEY

1st £275, 2nd £150, 3rd £100, 4th £75
A Memento to the winning Owner and Rider presented by Dubarry
Prize for the Best Turned Out Horse kindly donated by Erik Penser

SPECIAL CONDITIONS

For horses which at starting have not won any Race under the Rules of any Recognised Racing Authority other than National Hunt Flat races or Flat races, or any Point-to-Point Steeplechase other than Maiden Races, Hunt Members Races or no more than one Restricted race. To be run over approximately two miles and five furlongs.

A previous winner of a Restricted race to carry 5lb extra.

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5TH RACE | 4:20pm

The Luck Greayer Keeper-Jockey CONDITIONS Race (Level 2), 12st - 3 miles

Safety Factor 18

For THE GEORGE COLLIER CHALLENGE CUP

PRIZE MONEY

1st £275, 2nd £150, 3rd £100, 4th £75
A Memento to the winning Owner and Rider
Prize for the Best Turned Out Horse kindly donated by Erik Penser

SPECIAL CONDITIONS

For horses which on or since 1st October 2022 have not won any race under the rules of any recognised Racing Authority (Point-to-Points excepted), and who are trained by Keepers who since 1st October 2023 have trained no more than 3 winners at close of entries. Horses to be in the care of and entered in the name of the Keeper registered for the Hunter Certificate lodged at Weatherbys for the current season. For Jockeys who since 1st October 2023 have ridden no more than 3 winners under any recognised Racing Authority.

PENALTIES

For each win on or since 1st October 2022 in a Men's, Ladies or Mixed Open Point-to-Point 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 10lb. Penalties are cumulative.

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6TH RACE | 4:55pm

The Charles Russell Speechlys MAIDEN Race, 12st - 3 miles

Safety Factor 16

For THE OWEN WILLIAMS CHALLENGE CUP and Mementoes to the winning Owner and Rider

PRIZE MONEY

1st £275, 2nd £150, 3rd £100, 4th £75
A Memento to the winning Owner and Rider presented by a Representative of Charles Russell Speechlys LLP
Prize for the Best Turned Out Horse kindly donated by Erik Penser

ENTERING A RACE

Entering A Race

RECEIVER OF ENTRIES: The Point-to-Point Racing Company LTD

TELEPHONE: 01933 304795 (with credit/debit card or Weatherbys Account payment)

ONLINE: www.pointtopointentries.co.uk

ENTRIES CLOSE AT 12:30PM ON MONDAY 25th MARCH 2024
HUNTER CERTIFICATE DEADLINE: 12:00 NOON ON THURSDAY 21st MARCH 2024
ENTRY FEES: £50 for a single race, £35 per additional race for same horse

SECRETARY: Lucy Cowen

obhp2p@gmail.com

FURTHER INFORMATION

BEST TURNED OUT: A prize will be given to the Groom of the Best Turned Out horse in each race 
THE MATT MURPHY TROPHY will be presented for the best OBH ride of the day 
A MAGNUM OF CHAMPAGNE will be presented to any Owner with two or more horses declared (to be claimed on the day)

THE COURSE WILL BE WATERED AND AGRIVATED AS NECESSARY 

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