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Chairman’s Diary – At Cottenham

Chairman’s Diary – At Cottenham

Left a very blustery and wet Berkeley Vale at 8.30 and drove into Cottenham at 11. It was soon announced that Victoria Pendleton was riding at Black Forest Lodge but good racing was expected and good racing we got. We kicked off with a competitive PPORA members race over 2 1/2 miles which was won […]

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9 Days to go until Barbury Castle….

9 Days to go until Barbury Castle….

The PPORA point to point held at Barbury Castle is just nine days away. Is it in your diary?? Sunday 6th December. Don’t forget to enter your horse by Monday 30th November. All owners & riders must be members of the PPORA!! You have time to get your memberships, until Friday 4th December. Going is currently: Gates open […]

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Chairman’s Diary

Chairman’s Diary

Last Saturday I drove through the rain to the PPA Awards Dinner.This was really enjoyable. The food was a bit rubbish but a good time was had by all. Some people were a bit worse for wear! Had to present the Michael Connell Award with Heather Kemp , but a joy as it went to Tony […]

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Howden Point To Point Jockey Of The Month

Howden Point To Point Jockey Of The Month

The PPORA are delighted to announce Howdens have kindly agreed to sponsor a brand new Award – The PPORA Howden Jockey of the Month. At the end of each month, PPORA Committee members will be able to nominate a Jockey from their area. All nominations will be submitted into the PPORA Office. The winning Jockey […]

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Barrett Says Thanks Ahead Of Fundraiser

Ed Barrett, severely injured in a point-to-point fall in April, has spoken of his gratitude to fund raisers ahead of an Injured Jockeys Fund auction at Saturday’s National Point-to-Point Awards Dinner (November 14), compered by Luke Harvey. Barrett, 27, who was working as assistant trainer to Henry Daly when breaking his neck at a meeting […]

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BHA Notices March 2015

1.     Riders Equipment Skull Caps As detailed in the current Regulations and Instructions, the acceptable standards (as of 1 April 2015) for Skull Caps in Point-to-Point Steeple Chases are as follows: (BS) EN 1384: 2012* CSN EN 14572: 2005 BS EN 14572: 2005 PAS 015: 2011 CSN EN 1384: 2012*   * Since the publication […]

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