Downpatrick Hunter Chase Conditions
(Pictured is 2016 winner Chosen Dream)
The Boardsmill Sires Maiden Hunters Steeplechase of €10,000 Of which the second will receive €2,000, the third €1,000, the fourth €500 and the fifth €250
A steeplechase for † Certified Hunters five yrs old and upwards that have not won a *race and have been placed either first, second, third or fourth in a Point To Point Steeplechase in Ireland or second, third or fourth in a Certified Hunters Steeplechase in Ireland between 28th September, 2013 and 20th March, 2017
About two miles, six furlongs and 30 yds €70 to enter, €20 extra if declared to run Weights: 5-y-o ...................................... 11st 9lb 6-y-o and up .............................................. 12st Mares allowed .............................................. 7lb Riders - Qualified Riders under I.N.H.S. Rules † A Hunters Certificate valid in accordance with Rule 78 for the 2016/2017 season for each horse engaged must be registered at the Office of the Governing Bodies, The Turf Club, The Curragh, Co. Kildare not later than 20th March, 2017 or the horse will not be qualified to start. *Including races under any National Hunt Rules or Rules of Racing
A 12-page PtP pullout features inside this week's bumper 120-page
Irish Field. Have a look at what is inside.
Irish-based rider Tom Hamilton,
enjoyed a successful weekend at the UK fixture of
Listed action at Thurles and Grade 2 action at Newbury for former
pointers on Saturday.
A field of 14 have been declared for the
Boardsmill Sires maiden Hunters Chase on Sunday 26th
Franco Hughes will be in attendance at Portrush on Saturday
covering all the live action.
New Quay posted a solid effort on debut and will be looking to
get his head in front at Liscarroll on Sunday.
Ourmanmassini looking to make a winning return following a
Tattersalls Ireland Ascot March Sale got 2017 off to a strong
start at the Ascot sales venue.
Complete Sizing looking to back up smart maiden victory at
Monksgrange on Sunday.
Online entry for Loughbrickland &
Castletown-Geoghegan is now open.
Click here to view the Going Update for this weekends fixtures at
Portrush, Durrow, Monksgrange & Liscarroll.
Click here to read this weeks
Stallion Review looking back at last weekend's Pointing
Cara's Way entered to make her debut for the in-form Gordon
Elliott at Durrow on Saturday.
Former Grade 1 winner Felix Yonger out to make it back to back
wins on Saturday.
Four Irish-trained horses among the 38 entered for the Aintree
Initial entries for the Goffs UK Aintree Sale at
the Grand National Festival on Thursday 6 April are now
Templemore P2P cancelled also new date change
for the Galway Blazers P2P at Loughrea.
The ITM-sponsored series was launched at an event in Kildare
Village on Tuesday evening.
Pacha Du Polder ended a six-year winning run for Irish runners in
the Cheltenham Foxhunters.
There will be schooling available at Portrush after racing on
Liscarroll Point to Point which will be held on Sunday,
26th March will be celebrating the life of Dr. M.V.
The Goffs UK Aintree Sale at the Randox Health
Grand National Festival is now just over three weeks away.
Click here to view the 2017 Spring Point to Point fixure list
which has just been released.
The BHA have released their eligibility rules for 2017 British
Hunter Chases which can be viewed here.