Members:
Join | Forgot your password?
Baileys Top RightDBS Top Right

Latest News

Kirkistown hosts first four-year-old Auction Race

Kirkistown hosts first four-year-old Auction Race

One of the key initiatives announced by the Stewards of the INHS Committee in November 2018 was the introduction of a series of auction races for four-year-old maidens specifically designed for horses that were bought or sold at public auction in 2018 for €25,000 or less.

The series inherits some of the principles used in two successful series on the racecourse proper, the Red Mills Irish EBF Auction Hurdle Series for National Hunt horses and the Foran Equine Irish EBF Auction Series for two-year-olds.

Both initiatives that have proved a great success in providing opportunities for smaller owners and trainers alike with cheaper horses. 

Four such four-year-old maiden auction races are set to take place between-the-flags this Spring, with the following fixtures playing host: 

North Down at Kirkistown – March 9th

Brosna at Durrow – March 23rd 

Duhallow at Dromahane – April 14th

Bree at Monksgrange – April 28th


To qualify to run, horses must have been bought or sold in 2018 under the hammer at the Goffs Land Rover Sale, Goffs U.K. Spring Store Sale, Tattersalls Ireland May Store Sale, Tattersalls Ireland Derby Sale and Tattersalls Ireland August Sale.

Please see the full conditions below.

AUCTION RACE QUALIFICATIONS FOR FOUR-YEAR-OLD MAIDEN RACES IN 2019 FOR POINT TO POINT STEEPLECHASES

Auction races for four-year-old maidens will be restricted to horses which have been sold or bought in by public auction under the hammer at a recognised National Hunt Store sale in Ireland or Great Britain in 2018 as an unraced three-year-old.

(For the avoidance of doubt horses which are unsold having failed to reach their reserves do not qualify, nor do private sales.)


(i) The "recognised National Hunt Store sales" referred to above for these races in 2018 comprise of the following: - The Goffs Land Rover Sale, The Goffs UK Spring Store Sale, The Tattersalls Ireland May Store Sale, The Tattersalls Ireland Derby Sale and the Tattersalls Ireland August Sale.

(ii) The first sale will govern the price if the horse is sold more than once in 2018.

(iii) Confined to horses who have been purchased at the above sales in 2018 for €25,000 or less.

(iv) In the case of any dispute the official sale return will be used to determine the validity of the sale. The Stewards of the I.N.H.S. Committee will be the final arbiters of qualification for entry.

(v) Any sale conducted outside the sales ring (private sale) will not be considered to qualify the horse to run in these races.

Conversion Rates to € for Horses purchased in Great Britain 2018 British Pound €1.14

 


Search the Archives

recent news story
Getaway's total winners for the season rise to nineteen following on from this weekends successes.
recent news story
Tipperary Foxhounds have preparations well under way ahead of their second Point-to-Point this season.
recent news story
The daughter of Yeats Forthegreatergood came out on top at Liscarroll for Sam Curling.
recent news story
The popular series builds to a climax at Ballynoe on Sunday March 31st with a valuable bonus up for grabs.
recent news story
Billaway justified his short price when landing the Boardsmill Sires Maiden Hunters Chase at Downpatrick.
recent news story
The Donnchadh Doyle-trained five-year-old was among a number of Irish pointers to change hands.
recent news story
Declan Lavery won his appeal against the ten-day suspension he received during the Cheltenham Festival.
recent news story
Wexford-native Kevin Corrigan already has three winners on the board this term and the 20-year-old updates us on his progress to date here.
recent news story
The Boardsmill Sires Maiden Hunters Chase at Downpatrick on Sunday has attracted 13 entries.
recent news story
Former Galway Plate winner Road To Riches made his second start for David Christie a winning one on Sunday.
recent news story
The March 23rd fixture at Durrow will see the second auction race for four-year-olds that have cost E25,000 or less at public auction take place.
recent news story
John Nallen's Dromahane winner led home a one-two for Irish point-to-pointers at the Cheltenham Festival.
recent news story
Declan Lavery is to appeal his 10-day ban which has provoked a big outcry.
recent news story
The record-breaking point-to-point rider guided Any Second Now to victory on day three of the Cheltenham Festival.
recent news story
The Ballycahane winner claimed top billing on a night of high prices at the Tattersalls Cheltenham Festival sale.
recent news story
What might lie ahead for the promising point-to-pointer who could only manage seventh at the Festival.
recent news story
Largy P2P Cancelled
05/03/2019
The Killultagh Old Rock & Chichester Foxhounds point-to-point has been cancelled.
recent news story
The season's leading point-to-pointer features among the entries for the Cheltenham Foxhunters.
recent news story
Former Irish point-to-pointers feature very prominently in the market for this year's Aintree Grand National.
recent news story
ITM will continue to present the leading mares' point-to-point handler with a voucher at the Irish Point-To-Point Awards.
recent news story
The Pat Doyle-trained Moig South winner is one of the leading Albert Bartlett Hurdle contenders.
recent news story
A look ahead to the Gold Cup at next month's Cheltenham Festival.
recent news story
Following the publication of the Grand National entries, hopes will be high for an Irish success once again.
recent news story
RACE are offering two Schooling courses this season, Schooling Progression and Schooling Preparation.
recent news story
The Killeady Harriers are moving to Dromahane for their April fixture.
recent news story
A total of 79 point-to-point fixtures will take place in the spring campaign right through to the June Bank Holiday.
recent news story
Ronan McNally enjoyed a day to remember at Hexham on Monday when his stable veteran See Double You won his tenth races at the ripe old age of 15.
EU SIFPEuropean UnionITMOfig Fiontair Aitiuil
© Irish Point to Point Services Ltd, 2014. All rights reserved. Grangeclare West, Kilmeague, Naas, Co Kildare
Cookie Policy | Privacy Policy
Hosting and Development by HostIreland