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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
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point-to-point

n (also point-to-point race)Geländejagdrennen nt
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Hunt-racing has been held at this delightful racecourse at various times over the years and enthusiasts were delighted in 2001 when they heard that point-to-pointing would be returning there for the first time in 21 years.
She's had a couple of rides point-to-pointing since Cheltenham but hopefully this will be her first hunter-chase opportunity.
Mark Davies, chairman of the Jockey Club's point-to-point liaison committee, said: ``We are encouraged that the determination of the hunting and point-to-pointing community is such that the 2005 fixtures are expected to go ahead.
"But if Alun Michael, the minister in charge of the deeply-hostile Hunting Bill, gets his way, many hunts might not be able to continue and there will be a huge impact on point-to-pointing."
It seems to go with the territory that you have the freeloaders and people who think they have a right to be there as they do not want to spend their money in the beer tent and you are powerless to question it.'' As for Andrew Quick, we learn that he "continues to tilt at windmills'' and he recalls the highs and lows of his season point-to-pointing.
With point-to-pointing there are no official films and therefore it is just a memory of that split-second of the whip being used.
Cool Dawn, Florida Peral, See More Business and double Gold Cup winner Best Mate all started their racing days point-to-pointing.
Point-to-pointing has enjoyed a rapid growth in recent years and this season was no exception with more races, runners and spectators than ever before.
Mr Merriam said: "I have been passionate about point-to-pointing throughout my life and have attended hundreds of meetings as an owner, steward, husband of trainer, father of a jockey and in other voluntary guises."
PPA director Heather Kemp added: "It's great to recognise the role that pony racing and point-to-pointing play in developing young people and encouraging them into racing, and this programme means we can reach a broader audience via the Racing Post Weekender."
The award, which is point-to-pointing's highest award, was created to recognise those people who have made an outstanding contribution to hunt-racing over the years.
Green said: "Until now I've ridden as an amateur, riding over 100 winners point-to-pointing. In 2006, I became ladies' national point-to-point champion while based with Richard Barber, and had the fortune to partner many of the stars who went on to join Paul Nicholls.