Contact in the run up to the fixture: Lucy Felton
Tel: 01258 817604 / 07771 518258
Contact on the day: Ruth Hurley – 07837 269662
Venue: Garthorpe, LE14 2RS (on B676 5m E of Melton Mowbray).
The races will take place AFTER the official PtP races and will be run over an extended 7 furlongs.
PLEASE READ THE INFORMATION CAREFULLY
These Pony Races will be run under a Covid-Secure Regime and will follow legislation / requirements put in place by the Local Authority, the Host Hunt, the Point-to-Point Authority (PPA), the British Horseracing Authority (BHA) and the Pony Racing Authority (PRA).
IMPORTANT THINGS TO NOTE:
ONLY ONE ENTRY PER CHILD FOR ANY ENTRIES CLOSING ON 30.5.21
LATE ENTRIES WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED.
ONLY ONE ENTRY PER CHILD WILL BE PERMITTED FOR THE FIXTURES OPEN FOR ENTRY.
THE SAFETY FACTOR IS 10.
RACES WILL NOT DIVIDE.
THREE RESERVES WILL BE ADVERTISED.
ALL RACES WILL OPERATE ALONG THE LINES OF “ARRIVE, COMPETE & LEAVE”.
ONLY TWO ADULTS ARE ALLOWED TO ATTEND PER RIDER / PONY COMBINATION. (Extended family / Siblings can attend in the Spectator Area).
YOU MUST PRE-REGISTER TO ATTEND THE POINT-TO-POINT ITSELF & WHEN DOING SO MUST APPLY FOR THREE TICKETS ONLY IN THE NON-SPECTATOR AREA. https://embed.futureticketing.ie/c/point-to-point-uk/
A DECLARATION TO RUN WILL BE REQUIRED BY12 NOON ON THE FRIDAY BEFORE THE RACE.
Due to the significant reduction of fixtures, there is a strong likelihood balloting will be required.
Firstly, those entering for the first time will take priority, after which it will be down to the number of races a child has had followed by the distance to the venue as per Regulation 28 (ix) i.e. those with the least number of runs who are closest to the venue will take priority.
PLEASE NOTE: The Cheltenham PC Raceday will also count as a run.
REGISTRATION TO ATTEND
Those attending will need to register their attendance with the hunt hosting the Point-to-Point. Details of how to register will be sent via email along with the information relevant to the Races, Social Distancing Requirements, Timings and Details of Where to be and When, within 24 hours of the Entries Closing Deadline.
Please remember the Point-to-Point is a compromise being run with a limited resource. Therefore, it is incumbent upon everyone, especially you as competitors to help make it work. A dim view will be taken if anyone is found to be gaming the system and it will jeopardise your opportunity to take part going forward.
It’s down to a lot of work by those behind the scenes and the hunts who have been determined to put the fixtures on that we have been able to provide the opportunity for pony racing, so please show your appreciation by being polite and courteous in the run up to and on the day itself, to all those involved in getting the races off the ground.
Most importantly though when you get the chance of a run – enjoy it.
Information relating to these races will be circulated via email by Lucy Felton in the run up to the day.
On the day of the races please contact Ruth Hurley – 07837 269662
Going updates can be found on: www.midlandspointing.com