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 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.