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SUBARU RESTRICTED POINT-TO-POINT SERIES 2016/17
Subaru are proud to once again be a national sponsor of Point-to-Point. Subaru have committed to a third season of the Subaru Restricted Series, supporting Point-to-Pointing with 30 qualifiers around the country. This season the series once again boasts a prize fund of £10,000.
Kicking off the Point-to-Point season, the first meeting of the Subaru series will take place at Cottenham on 27th November 2016. The series will culminate with a Grand Final over 2m 7f at Stratford Hunter’s Chase meeting on 9th June 2017.
Last season Our Chief, ridden by Martin McIntyre, owned by the White, Phippen and Finn Partnership and trained by Teresa Clark, won the Subaru Restricted Series.
SUBARU RESTRICTED POINT-TO-POINT CHAMPIONSHIP 2016/17
In addition to the Restricted Series, Subaru will again support the Subaru Restricted Championship, now in its second season. The winner of the Subaru Restricted Championship will be announced at the end of season final at Stratford. The winning owner will receive the use of a Subaru Forester for one year. (www.subaru.co.uk/vehicles/forester/)
Once a horse has been placed (1st, 2nd or 3rd) in a Subaru Restricted qualifier, they begin accumulating points towards the Championship. Points will be awarded depending on the type of race run. Points will be awarded for races run prior to qualification.
Points will be awarded as follows:
|Maiden Race||1st – 4||2nd – 2||3rd – 1|
|Restricted Race||1st – 5||2nd – 3||3rd – 1|
|Intermediate Race||1st – 6||2nd – 4||3rd – 1|
|Any other Point-to-Point Race||1st – 6||2nd – 4||3rd – 1|
|Open||1st – 7||2nd – 5||3rd – 2|
|Hunter Chase||1st – 10||2nd – 6||3rd – 4|
Last season, the Subaru Restricted Championship was won by owner Steve Young, when his horse Northgeorge came third in the Subaru Restricted Series final, pushing him to the top of the Subaru Championship leaderboard. He received the use of a Subaru Forester for one year; he kindly donated his prize to the winning jockey Byron Moorcroft.
“He has ridden so well this season. The Jockey is getting the car. This horse means everything to me, he’s the first I’ve owned and this is my first season being involved with Point-to-Pointing. I love it.”.
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Subaru Restricted Series Qualifying races 2016/17
|EA||Cambridge University United Hunts Club||Cottenham||November 27, 2016||Cambridge Subaru|
|EA||Dunston Harriers||Ampton||January 15, 2017||Subaru UK|
|SAND||Vine & Craven||Barbury Racecourse||February 12, 2017||Simpsons of Swindon|
|EA||North Norfolk Harriers||Higham||February 19, 2017||Proveeda|
|W||Countryside Alliance Club (Wessex)||Badbury Rings||February 26, 2017||Dorset Sports, Wimborne|
|EA||Suffolk||Ampton||March 12, 2017||EMG, Bury St Edmunds|
|Y||Hurworth||Hutton Rudby||March 18, 2017||Stokesley Motors|
|D&C||Dart Vale & Haldon Harriers||Buckfastleigh||March 19, 2017||Ashburton Motor Works Ltd|
|SE||Old Surrey, Burstow & West Kent||Penshurst||March 26, 2017||Culverwell Cars, Robertsbridge|
|SM||Heythrop||Cocklebarrow||April 2, 2017||John Wilkins|
|EA||Essex||High Easter||April 8, 2017||Perkins, Bishop’s Stortford|
|WM||Andoversford Races (The Cotswold)||Andoversford||April 9, 2017||John Wilkins|
|NW||Cheshire Forest||Tabley||April 9, 2017||Subaru UK|
|D&C||Spooners & West Dartmoor||Cherrybrook||April 9, 2017||Specialist Vehicles Subaru, Plymouth|
|SE||Ashford Valley Tickham||Charing||April 15, 2017||Maidstone Subaru|
|SM||Kimblewick||Kimble||April 15, 2017||Bulldog, Twyford|
|NW||North Staffordshire||Sandon||April 15, 2017||Pinkstones|
|MID||Woodland Pytchley||Dingley||April 15, 2017||Unity Leicester|
|W||Taunton Vale||Kingston St Mary||April 17, 2017||Central Motors, Chard|
|D&C||Dartmoor Foxhounds||Flete Park||April 22, 2017||Specialist Vehicles Subaru, Plymouth|
|WW||Tivyside||Lydstep||April 23, 2017||Greens, Haverfordwest|
|SE||Chiddingfold Leconfield & Cowdray||Parham||April 29, 2017||Monza Sports Tuning/ Proven Motors Supporting|
|N||Fife||Balcormo Mains||April 29, 2017||Fife – Walkers|
|Y||Pendle Forest & Craven||Heslaker||April 29, 2017||Dales Subaru / KT Green|
|D&C||Modbury Harriers||Flete Park||May 6, 2017||Specialist Vehicles Subaru, Plymouth|
|MID||Fernie||Dingley||May 7, 2017||Unity Leicester|
|SWM||Tredegar Farmers||Lower Machen||May 7, 2017||Nathaniel Cars|
|N||Cumberland||Aspatria||May 13, 2017||Stan Palmer|
|SE||Surrey Union||Peper Harow||May 13, 2017||Proven Motor Co, Haslemere|
|Y||South Durham Hunt Farmers Club||Sedgefield||May 28, 2017||Croxdale Subaru|