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point-to-point

n
(Horse Racing)
a. a steeplechase organized by a recognized hunt or other body, usually restricted to amateurs riding horses that have been regularly used in hunting
b. (as modifier): a point-to-point race.
adj
1. (of a route) from one place to the next
2. (Telecommunications) (of a radiocommunication link) from one point to another, rather than broadcast
Translations

point-to-point

n (also point-to-point race)Geländejagdrennen nt
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As usual, all the horses which ran in hunter chases or point-to-points last season have been given ratings and comments and, as well as a national review, there are reviews of all the point-to-point areas and much, much more.
Chesnut Annie has now won 34 point-to-points and two hunter chases while Myfanwy Miles' Lady Myfanwy has a total of 28 point-to-point wins and four hunter chase wins and is "A real favourite and a credit to connections.
At present all horses and riders taking part in point-to-points have to be qualified with a recognised hunt, though the minimum number of days required for a horse to go out hunting has been reduced from seven to four.
The Levy Board's increased total annual grant of pounds 315, 000 to point-to-points to specifically help cover track preparation and organisers' medical and veterinary costs is very welcome news for courses.
The Levy Board's increased total annual grant of pounds 315,000 to point-to-points to specifically help cover track preparation and organisers' medical and veterinary costs is very welcome news for courses.
FEARS that the foxhunting ban would affect the 2005 point-to-point season have been allayed by the Jockey Club, writes Seb Vance.
As someone who likes to help young riders, she's pleased that pony races are now held at some point-to-points.
But unfortunately for Brian, one of his selections, Il Penseroso, won six races on the trot under rules and only point-to-points and hunter chases count in the competition.
At the moment, Irish point-to-points are a more fertile source of novice chasers, and there is no immediate threat to Irish point-to-points.
I have about five horses a year that have come from point-to-pointing, but other trainers, such as Henrietta Knight and Robert Alner, have more, although most are from Irish point-to-points.
Point-to-point riders are looking forward to the 2002 Newton Abbot Races' intermediate point-to-point championship after last year's campaign was severely curtailed by the foot and mouth crisis.