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Christmas Hunter Chase Conditions

Christmas Hunter Chase Conditions

(Pictured is the 2017 Limerick Hunters Chase winner, Sweet As A Nut)

Down Royal, Tuesday 26th December 2017

Entries Close Tuesday 19th December 2017

1.10 The Toals Bookmakers 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 between 5th October, 2014 and 18th December, 2017 been placed either first, second, third or fourth in a Steeplechase confined to Certified Hunters in Ireland or in a Point-To-Point Steeplechase in Ireland and that have not won a *race since 1st March, 2017 other than Certified Hunters Steeplechases or Farmers Races

About two miles and six furlongs

€70 to enter, €20 extra if declared to run
Weights: ............................................... 11st 7lb
Mares allowed .............................................. 7lb
Penalties - (to count from 1st January, 2016)
Winner of a steeplechase .................... 4lb extra
Of two steeplechases .......................... 7lb extra

Riders - Qualified Riders under I.N.H.S. Rules.

† A Hunters Certificate valid in accordance with Rule 78 for the 2017/2018 season for each horse engaged must be registered at the Offices of The Governing Bodies, The Turf Club, The Curragh, Co. Kildare not later than 18th December, 2017 or the horse will not be qualified to start.
*Including races under any National Hunt Rules of Racing
 
Limerick, Tuesday 27th December 2017

Entries Close Tuesday 19th December 2017

3.10 The Earl of Harrington Memorial Maiden Hunters Steeplechase of €10,500

(Generously sponsored by the Family and Friends of the Late Lord Harrington)

Of which the second will receive €2,100, the third €1,050, the fourth €525 and the fifth €262.50

A steeplechase for † Certified Hunters five yrs old and upwards that have not won a *race and that have between 5th October, 2014 and 18th December, 2017 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

About two miles and six furlongs

€73.50 to enter, €21 extra if declared to run

Weights: ..................................................... 12st
Mares allowed ..............................................7lb

Riders - Qualified Riders under I.N.H.S. Rules.

† A Hunters Certificate valid in accordance with Rule 78 for the 2017/2018 season for each horse engaged must be registered at the Offices of The Governing Bodies, The Turf Club, The Curragh, Co. Kildare not later than 18th December, 2017 or the horse will not be qualified to start.
*Including races under any National Hunt Rules or Rules of Racing.

 


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