CHEPSTOW

Event Newsflash - 25/06/2018

Please note: dressage test for IN and NRF is I 115 not I 116.

Entries update
Saturday classes - completely full. 300 entries have been accepted and 45 have been wait-listed in accordance with the balloting principles. We will not be able to accept any further entries onto wait-lists. You will be notified by email when your entry is accepted into a section from the wait-list.
Sunday classes (BE90, 4YO and BE80T) - we now have no wait-listed entries left, so withdrawn entries will not be refunded unless they can be replaced with a late entry. If you want a late entry into a Sunday class, please contact the Entries Secretary.
It is not be possible to transfer from a Sunday class to a Saturday class.

Update on the ground
We had rain at Chepstow on 17th and 18th June, we will be aerovating the ground and doing everything we can in these dry conditions. There is a good grass cover on the XC course which runs over old turf parkland.

The list of local stabling providers is available here.

Outline Timetable

SectionDRSJXC
BE100 Open section ASat 0800Sat 0845Sat 0930
BE100 section BSat 0800Sat 0845Sat 0930
BE100 section CSat 0800Sat 0845Sat 0930
BE100 section DSat 0800Sat 0845Sat 0930
Novice section ESat 1030Sat 1330Sat 1420
Novice section FSat 1030Sat 1330Sat 1420
ONu18 section GSat 1300Sat 1400Sat 1500
Int Nov section HSat 1300Sat 1700Sat 1735
NRF section ISat 1300Sat 1700Sat 1735
4YO section J & BE90 section KSun 0800Sun 0845Sun 0930
BE90 section LSun 0800Sun 0845Sun 0930
BE90 section MSun 0800Sun 0845Sun 0930
BE90 section NSun 0800Sun 0845Sun 0930
BE90 section OSun 0930Sun 1340Sun 1425
BE80T section PSun 1130Sun 1510Sun 1600
BE80T section QSun 1130Sun 1510Sun 1600

Event Details

CHEPSTOW

By kind permission of Arena Racing Company. Including Welsh National Championships, Dubarry Burghley Young Event Horse Qualifier.
at CHEPSTOW RACECOURSE, Piercefield Park, Chepstow, Monmouthshire, NP16 6BE, United Kingdom
Saturday 30 June to Sunday 1 July 2018

Event Schedule

Entries Open 25 May 2018
Late Entry Surcharge Date 20 Jun 2018
Ballot Date 11 Jun 2018 @ 12 noon
Ballot Period July
  • Organiser - H & H Events Ltd
    Hannah Matthews & Heidi Davis, St Deniols Cottage, Itton, Chepstow, Monmouthshire, NP16 6BR, United Kingdom. Phone: 07831 584823. Mobile: 07818 095616. Email: info@handhevents.com.
  • Entries Secretary - Miss Miranda Collett
    2 Merrymeet Cottages, Whitestone, Exeter, Devon, EX4 2JZ. Mobile: 07765 184725. Email: miranda@merrymeet.org.uk.
  • President - Mrs D C Bown, MBE DL
  • SJ Course Designer - Mr Edward Williams
  • XC Course Builder - Simon Grundy
  • XC Course Designer - Lucy McCarthy

Classes & Fees

ClassDaysDressage TestEntry FeeAbandon PremiumTotal PayableLate Entry Surcharge FeeStarting FeeEnterView Entries
 
BE100Sat BE 107 (2016)£68.81£7.40£76.21£88.21£15.00view
 
BE100OpenSat BE 107 (2016)£68.81£7.40£76.21£88.21£15.00view
 
INSat I 115 (2011)£83.89£9.02£92.91£104.91£17.00view
 
NSat N 112 (2010)£83.89£9.02£92.91£104.91£17.00view
 
NRFSat I 115 (2011)£83.89£9.02£92.91£104.91£17.00view
 
ONu18Sat N 114 (2016)£83.89£9.02£92.91£104.91£17.00view
 
BE80(T)Sun BE 96 (2016)£68.81£7.40£76.21£88.21£15.00enterview
 
4YOSun BE 96 (2016)£68.81£7.40£76.21£88.21£15.00enterview
 
BE90Sun BE 96 (2016)£68.81£7.40£76.21£88.21£15.00enterview
 

Event Information

CLASSES AND FEES

Intermediate Novice to include the WELSH NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIPS. 

ENTRIES

Entry fees include VAT. VAT Reg No 948401513. INTERNET entries will be accepted on www.britisheventing.com and these are preferred. A booking fee of £1.20 will be charged per entry. WITHDRAWALS by Tues 26th June at 18.00 to the Entries Secretary. 
REFUND POLICY: 100% refund for entries withdrawn before ballot date. Thereafter, only entries that are replaced will receive a full refund less £14.40 administration charge.
STARTING TIMES will be on British Eventing Website after 6pm on Thursday 28th June or from the Entries Secretary. Start fees include a programme. Volunteers will be guaranteed a place if they enter by ballot date.

STABLING

Stabling to be arranged off site. Please see www.handhevents.com for list of providers. The Organisers take no responsibility for stabling and all rates/arrangements must be made directly with provider.  

QUALIFIERS/SPECIAL CLASSES

Novice Regional Final
Young Horse Championship Qualifier - 4 Year Olds.
WELSH CHAMPIONSHIPS will be an Intermediate Novice One Day - See Rule Book for qualifications.
Burghley Dubarry Young Event Horse Class - 4 & 5 year olds - will be held on Friday 29th. Schedule and times on www.handhevents.com.  Contact BYEH Organiser: Miss Tiri Budd 01291 641547/07541 334223/07981 702263. Download the schedule from www.handhevents.com.


PRIZES

Rosettes to tenth place for all Sections. Prizes in kind, except Novice which will be Lower limit unless sponsorship enables us to increase it - please refer to BE web site for update.
Welsh National Championships: Prizes in kind and prize money: 1st £200; 2nd £150; 3rd £100; 
Silver Horse Trophy to winner.  



COURSE DESCRIPTION

Set in rolling parkland in the Wye Valley the park sits adjacent to the premier Racecourse of Wales in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty with the dressage and showjumping taking place within the centre course; the majority of the Cross Country course can be seen from one viewpoint. All the courses will be flowing and designed to encourage bold, forward riding and run over interesting terrain. There will be significant changes to all tracks this year with new routes being developed to provide a fair test of ability at every level with water on all courses. Lucy McCarthy has joined the team as Course Designer working closely with Eric Winter. We aim to provide a fun friendly event. 

ACCOMMODATION AND CATERING

Hot and cold food available on site. Accommodation information can be found here or www.handhevents.com 
Bed and Breakfast contact hannah@rectorydesigns.co.uk 

SPECIAL NOTICES

In case of ABANDONMENT please phone 07831 584823 / 07818 095616 and please check hotline and webpages before leaving home.
ENTRANCE POLICY - Free entry to all, spectators welcome programme available in Secretary's tent.
ALL TERRAIN VEHICLES/MOTORCYCLES are not permitted with the exception of authorised official vehicles. If you require the use of a DISABLED BUGGY please contact secretary on day or organiser before to be briefed on view points and routes.
LIVE SCORING will be available on www.eventingscores.co.uk.
DOGS must be kept on leads at all times.
PHOTOGRAPHER is www.topshots.org.uk
PLEASE NOTE THE GATES TO THE SITE WILL BE UNLOCKED AT 6.30AM ON COMPETITION DAYS
NON COMPETING HORSES ARE NOT ALLOWED ON SITE WITHOUT THE PRIOR WRITTEN PERMISSION OF THE ORGANISER
TRADESTAND enquiries to the organiser 
VOLUNTEERS - organisers H&H Events welcome any form of volunteering please contact them by email or go to www.handhevents.com

LOCATION

Grid reference ST524946. Chepstow Racecourse is located on the A466 9 miles from the M4/M5 Interchange and 1 mile from the Severn Bridge (lorry toll is same as car if you have living accommodation). Follow brown signs for Chepstow Racecourse.