Contact: Gill Duffield
01638 666194 / 07775 564080
1 Heathcote Place, Old Station Road, Newmarket. Suffolk. CB8 8GB
Neither race will divide.
Ponies may not be led to the start.
Combinations placed 1st & 2nd in BOTH races will qualify for the East Anglian Area Finals. Where the 1st and 2nd combinations have already qualified, the next best will qualify. Any 128cms & under combinations running will automatically qualify for the 128 Final. The Finals will be held at Northaw on Monday, 9th May
The Mark Weatherhead Challenge Trophy will be awarded to the leading rider from the East Anglian Area during the season.
The De La Sayette Challenge Trophy will be awarded to the leading Novice Rider from the East Anglian Area. (A Novice Rider is someone who has NOT won ANY pony race before the start of the 2020 Point-to-Point Pony racing Season.)
The following points will be awarded for the trophies: 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.
For qualified Riders who at the start of the season haven’t WON an OPEN Point-to-Point or an OPEN Pony Club Race, nor a “NOVICE RIDER” (Point-to-Point) race and who have never taken part in the Racecourse series aka “Charles Owen”.
For qualified Ponies which haven’t WON or been placed second in any OPEN Point-to-Point, OPEN Pony Club or OPEN Racecourse (Charles Owen) race since 1st January 2018.
Combinations must have qualified as per the PRA Regulations. Any combination winning two of these races won’t be eligible to enter / run in another Novice Riders race until the Championship Finals.