Point-To-Point Authority Update on equine influenza at 15:45pm Tue 12 Feb
We are pleased to announce that point-to-pointing is set to return from this weekend (16 Feb), subject to the latest
@BHAPressOffice requirements regarding vaccinations. Further information here: https://bit.ly/2Gqze1s
All nine fixtures scheduled to take place this weekend will go ahead as planned. More news – including detail on potential refunds on entries for horses now ineligible to race – can be found here: https://bit.ly/2UWqyDc
Update from Fixture secretary, Val Mason
The Western point to point is now provisionally rescheduled to run on Saturday 16th February. Thanks to all who have made this possible. Now we all need to cross fingers that the current problems get resolved. All entries stand as made. thank you all. Thank you to South Pool Harriers and Combined Services for allowing us to have this opportunity to run. Going report will follow after the weekend.
Point-To-Point Authority ⭐️ Update on equine influenza ⭐️
The British Horseracing Authority has this afternoon taken the decision that racing will not resume in Britain until Wednesday 13 February at the earliest.
Therefore no point-to-point fixtures will take place this weekend.
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|2nd||12:35||Open Maiden Race|
|5th||14:20||Ladies Open Race|
|6th||14:55||Mens Open Race|
Going Update from Val Mason
Friday 15th February 2019 at 16:30
Just returned from Wadebridge the clerk of the course says the going is good. amazing day expected tomorrow please all come and cheer us all on. Val If your horse cant run have a day out, bring a bottle and have a party. Everyone needs it after the last 2 weeks.
Wednesday 13th February 2019 at 10:00
The Clerk of the Course reports going this morning good with good to soft in places. A dry week due and front paddock being used – Val Mason
Thursday 7th February 2019 at 02:00
Western, Wadebridge, Sunday 10th Feb. Going update from clerk of course: Good to soft – Val Mason
Sunday 3rd February 2019 at 12:29
Spoken to the assistant clerk of the course for 10th February – going report good to soft – all snow gone. Weather lovely today and looking to improve throughout the week. Entries invited – Val Mason
20 January at 21:19
Wadebridge course prep for Western Hunt point to point 10 Feb. Fences moved and ground good to soft in places with 3 weeks to go. Will update regularly and look forward to seeing you all there – Val Mason
The Point to Point Authority advised on Thursday 7th February at 11:00
We are aware of the equine influenza outbreak and the cancellation by the British Horseracing Authority of horse racing today in Britain.
Racehorse Owners Association (ROA)
🚨EQUINE INFLUENZA ALERT 🚨 In the light of the cancelling of today’s race meetings, please refer to the Animal Health Trust website guidance and updates on outbreaks at https://www.aht.org.uk/disease-surveillance/equiflunet/equiflunet-for-horse-owners
Live updates can also be followed on twitter via @equiflunet
The Western Hunt hosts the third meeting to be held at The Royal Cornwall Showground, Wadebridge this coming Sunday 10th February. Six races are on offer with a start time of 12 noon.
With the huge covered barn containing on course facilities such as hot and cold refreshments and food, bar, bookies and a number of trade stands. The course has excellent track side viewing to get close to the action. Entrance is £10 per person. Dogs on leads welcome. Location is The Royal Cornwall Showground, Wadebridge. Postcode PL27 7JE.
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|b||=||brought down||c||=||carried out|
|s||=||slipped up||+||=||improving rating|
|ro||=||ran out||t||=||took no part|
An up to date form guide and synopsis of the horses entered at this meeting. Form figures for up to 6 outings appear. A dash(-) is used to separate 2018/19 form from 2017/18 form. Figures preceded by an oblique (/) represents 2016/17 form or earlier. Horses marked with an asterisk (*) indicates National Hunt form. The higher the rating the better the form. No responsibility can be accepted for any errors which may be considered to have occurred.
Met Office 5 day forecast: Wadebridge, 1.3 miles from PL27 7JE
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