1 Heathcote Place, Old Station Road, Newmarket. Suffolk. CB8 8GB
The races will be held prior to the Point-to-Point Races.
If the Safety Factor of 10 is exceeded for any of the above races there will be a ballot. Ponies may not be led to the start.
1st Race: All those taking part in the race (if it is run) will be eligible for the East Anglian Area Open 128cm Final to be held at Northaw on Monday, 7th May. If the race does NOT take place and the combinations run in the 138cms & under race (substitute race) they will also be eligible to run in the said Final.
Combinations placed 1st & 2nd in the substitute race (if run) will qualify for the East Anglian Area Finals at Fakenham Racecourse on Sunday, 3rd June. Where the 1st and 2nd combinations have already qualified, the next best combinations will qualify.
The De La Sayette Challenge Trophy will be awarded to the leading Novice rider from the East Anglian Area during the season. (Rider not to have won a pony race before the start of the 2018 season).
The following points will be awarded for the trophy:
1st: 10, 2nd: 6, 3rd: 4, 4th: 2.
In the event of races being oversubscribed and balloting taking place, combinations qualified with East Anglian Hunts will take preference.
Please send a SAE to the secretary if you require a car pass.
Neither Pony nor Rider to have won a Point-to-Point race or a Charles Owen race i.e. one staged on a racecourse since January 2017. This race will not be run as per the information listed below under the 3rd race information.
If run, all those taking part will qualify for 138cms & under Conditions Final to be held at Northaw on 7th May