Update: Dart Vale & Haldon Harriers Point-to-Point, Buckfastleigh, Sunday 16 March 2014

 GENERAL INFORMATION FOR 2nd  BUCKFASTLEIGH MEETING,  2013/2014 SEASON

Dart Vale & Haldon Harriers Point-to-Point Sunday 16 March 2014

Pony Racing 12 noon, 1st Race Main Meeting 1pm

The meeting hosts the third D&C Area Pony Racing Fixture this season starting at 12 noon, followed by the main Point-to-Point meeting at 1pm with six races scheduled and featuring:

  • A Connolly’s Redmills Intermediate Series qualifier for their Hunter Chase Final at Cheltenham on Weds. 30th April
  • A Countryside Alliance Club Members Race for Novice Riders with points awarded to the first three riders past the post towards Harley Racing’s National Novice Riders Championship,  and the first two horses & riders past the post are  eligible for the £1000 Dodson & Horrell PPORA Club Members Race for Novice Riders final at Tabley on 18th  May.

Easily located via slip roads off the A38 at Lower Dean (Postcode TQ11 0LT), this wellknown, popular course offers excellent viewing, exciting racing and all the usual amenities; quality hot food, licensed bar with real ale, a variety of trade stands and, of course, the bookies.  Westcountry Videos will be filming the races with DVD’s available for purchase on the day and photographs can be ordered from Turfpix.com (Tracy Roberts), attending as Official Photographer for Buckfastleigh.

Entry to the course costs £20 per carload (up to five occupants), £10 car/driver only, £7 pedestrians and  Race cards are £2.50 each.

Race Sponsors for this meeting are:

The Members Race Mr John Bond (Kath Bond Memorial Race)
The Open Maiden Race Winston Pincombe (Land Rovers & Ifor Williams trailers & canopies)

(Stand-by for a Division II – Bartons Solicitors)

The Mixed Open Totnes & Bridgetown Races Co.
Intermediate Race Connolly’s Red Mills (national sponsor)
CA Club Members Race for Novice Riders Luscombe Maye (Chartered Surveyors, Estate Agents & Auctioneers)
The Restricted Race WBW Solicitors

General:  We are pleased to welcome new sponsors, MST Group, at both our Buckfastleigh fixtures this season with their trade display and are most grateful for their support in sponsoring the Catering Marque at our events.

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