Aintree Point to Point Bumper Final – Friday 15th May (Evening Meeting)

TO CLOSE BY NOON ON MAY 9TH
Weights published on May 10th
Declarations to run must be made by 10.00a.m. on May 14th

THE DBS SPRING SALES “POINT-TO-POINT” BUMPER FINAL (A MAIDEN NATIONAL HUNT FLAT RACE) (CLASS 3)

Total prize fund £10000
Distributed in accordance with Schedule (F)9.5.4
(Includes a sixth prize)
£6256 to the winning horse
The second to receive £1848, the third £924, the fourth £462,
the fifth £231 and the sixth £116

for four, five and six yrs old only, which have not run under any recognised Rules of Racing, and which, during the current Point-to-Point season and before May 9th 2015, have, on at least one occasion, finished first, second or third in any category of Maiden Point-to-Point Steeple Chase staged in Great Britain

TWO MILES ABOUT ONE FURLONG
Enter by noon, May 9th and pay £50 stake
Declare by 10.00 a.m. May 14th
Weights: 4-y-o 11st 8lb; 5-y-o and 6-y-o 11st 12lb
Fillies and mares allowed 7lb

To be ridden by Amateur Riders who have ridden in a Point-to-Point Steeple Chase in Great Britain during the current Point-to-Point season

DONCASTER BLOODSTOCK SALES has generously sponsored this race and will present mementos to the winning owner, trainer and jockey. In addition, they will present a £100 cash prize to the person responsible for the best turned out horse in this race. Horses placed first, second or third in the official order of finish to this race will be offered a free wildcard entry to the DBS Spring Sales of May 18th to 20th, 2015.

ELIMINATION PROCEDURE – Horses will be protected from elimination in order of number of wins gained in Point-to-Point Steeple Chases during the current Point-to-Point season. Should it be necessary to eliminate some but not all horses with the same profile, random balloting will apply.

PLEASE NOTE: For the purposes of Trainer’s licences and Trainer’s permits, this race will be treated as a Hunters’ Steeple Chase.

The British Horseracing Authority has modified Regulation 34 so that running in this race will not affect a horse’s eligibility for Point-to-Points. If qualified, privately trained horses may run in this race under Rule (C)1 (as modified). (i.e. Horses are not required to be ‘in training’ and may continue to run in Point-to-Points after this race). The British Horseracing Authority has modified Rule (C)1 and Schedule (F)8 of the Rules of Racing for the purposes of this race.