Gain Mares Final 2017
The Gain Mares final takes place at Ballynoe on 2nd of April this year and is open to all mares which have still to win a race under any recognised Rules of Racing or Steeplechase Rules in any country on or after 1st March prior to the start of the current Point to Point season.
Gain Horsefeeds and Ballynoe Hunt will present a bonus of €3,000 to the winning owner.
The course will be marked out two or three days before the meeting, when competitors may walk the course.
Entries for this meeting will close with Mary Hickey at 12 noon Tuesday 28th March.
Race 1: MAIDEN RACE FOR 4-Y-O
Race 2: MAIDEN RACE FOR 5-Y-O GELDINGS
Race 3: MAIDEN RACE FOR 6-Y-O & UPWARDS GELDINGS
Race 4: WINNERS RACE GAIN MARES FINAL
Race 5: OPEN LIGHTWEIGHT RACE
Race 6: MAIDEN RACE FOR 5-Y-O & UPWARDS MARES
A 12-page P2P pullout features in this week's Irish Field
alongside all of the Punchestown reaction
Graham McKeever's charge out-battled the Philip Hobbs-trained
Mendip Express to win the Champion Hunter Chase
Quakerstown P2P winner Bacardys led home a 1-2-3 for Irish
Point-to-Point graduates in the valuable contest.
The Mark Fahey-trained Das Mooser ran out an impressive winner of
the opening race on day four of the Punchestown festival.
Pop The Champers bids for a three-timer for the in-form Denis
Murphy at Dawstown on Monday.
Slainte And Thanks makes plenty of appeal if lining up in the
Oriel House Hotel mares maiden at Curraheen on Sunday.
RTE are set to broadcast their feature from Inch P2P during
Friday's racing coverage from Punchestown.
Land Rover Bumper Winner Vision Des
Flos was the star attraction at
a record breaking Punchestown Sale
Online entry for Taylorstown, Grennan &
Rathcannon is now open.
Treo Eile put in a gutsy performance to win the
The La Touche Cup on day three of the
Bichester Office Park have been announced for the popular event
at Kingston Blount in late May.
Sliabh Mhuire Lass looking to improve on recent second if lining
up at Loughrea on Sunday.
The Dark Horse Wine Bar Hunter Chase at Down
Royal has attracted nine entries, click to view....
Click here to view the Going Update for this weekends fixtures at
Lisronagh, Broughshane, Loughrea, Curraheen & Dawstown.
Wandering Aengus looking to make it back-to-back wins if lining
up at Lisronagh on Saturday.
Entries for the Downpatrick
Hunters Chase on May 05th close at 12 noon Monday
01st May, click for conditions.
Entries for the Ascot June Sale close on Monday 15th May 2017.
RACE organise a point-to-point race- riding skills course for
Cavite Beta goes in search of a fourth straight victory at
Broughshane on Saturday.
Cheltenham Festival winning jockeys Lisa O'Neill & Jamie Codd
lead the Irish teams for next month's contest.
Franco Hughes will be represented on-track at Largy on Saturday
with all the off-course racing action.
No fewer than 12 Irish Pointers realised 100,000 pounds at
Thursday evening's sale with five selling for 200,000 pounds
The point to point track at Dawstown will be spiked and
Templemore P2P cancelled also new date change
for the Galway Blazers P2P at Loughrea.
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.