HORSE RACING: First point to point this week

Sports News.
Sports News.

The first Point- to- Point of 2014 in the Midlands Area will take place on Sunday with the Burton meeting at the North Carlton course on the Lincolnshire Showground.

A large entry of 169 has been taken for the six races, the first race is due off at 12-noon, and the final Maiden race due off at 2.55pm has 61 entries and is likely to divide on the day to give a 7 race card.

The winner of the Ladies Open race qualifies to run in the £10,000 AGA iTotal Control Ladies Open Championship Final at Stratford in May and the winner of the equivalent Men’s Open race will be eligible to run in the £7,500 Bonham’s Men’s Open Championship Final Hunter Chase at Cheltenham in April.