PROVISIONAL - Conditions for the 2019 Punchestown Charity Race

The 30th running of the Punchestown Charity Race on Saturday 4th May 2019. This Charity Race will adhere to the Rules of Racing. A Private Sweepstakes Charity Race with an entry fee of €1,500 per Jockey. The €1,500 is payable by each rider no later than Friday 26th April 2019. All proceeds to the Punchestown Kidney Research Fund Ltd

HORSES

  • (For 4 year olds and upwards)
  • Horses must have run at least three times under the Rules of Racing or I.N.H.S. Rules
  • ONE OF THESE RUNS MUST HAVE BEEN SINCE 1st April, 2018
  • Point-to -Point Steeplechases excluded and Horses must be returned in training to be eligible.
  • Distance: - About 1 Mile and 7 Furlongs
  • Weights: _____________12st
  • Mares Allowance: _____________5lbs
  • Penalties to count from 1st January, 2018:
  • Winner of a *race to carry 3lb extra for each race won - Maximum Penalty 9lbs
    * Including any race under any Rules of Racing or Steeplechasing


Jockeys:

  • To qualify as a Jockey to participate in this Race you must have a minimum of an A1 Amateur Jockey’s Licence or you must pass a Charity Race One Day Competency Assessment at R.A.C.E. and pass a Medical (with a Turf Club listed doctor.)
  • Jockeys cannot have ridden more than 3 winners on the racecourse to be eligible.
  • It is strictly subject to attaining the above qualification that a Rider’s entry will be accepted.
  • N.B. The mandatory percentage deductions shall not apply to this race.
  • Horses that run in Private Sweepstakes do not lose their eligibility to run in Point-to-Point Races.
  • The winning Owner, Trainer & Jockey will receive a trophy.
  • Each rider will receive a memento of no intrinsic value.
  • The groom in charge of the winning horse will receive €100
  • The groom in charge of the best turned out horse will receive €100



* NOT MORE THAN 25 RUNNERS WILL BE PERMITTED TO RUN IN THIS RACE.

* Horses that require to be led to the start will NOT be permitted to take part.

Blinkers, Visors, Hoods, Pacifiers, Eye Shields or Sheepskin Cheek straps are NOT permitted.

 

* In the event of this race being over subscribed the organising committee reserves the right to select the 25 runners and 3 reserves for this race and to accept or reject any Jockey/Horse.

ENTRIES FOR HORSES THAT ARE NOT RETURNED IN TRAINING AT TIME OF ENTRY WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED.

* If the Jockey has not paid the €1,500 entry fee by Friday 26th April 2019 they will not be eligible to participate in the Race.

 

All Entries to Race Organiser James Nolan (086/2349919)
CLOSE of Entries is 12 noon, by Friday 26th April 2019


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