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Darren Edwards: No one-size-fits-all approach *H&H Plus*

Opinion

I am probably a sucker for punishment, but I recently attended the biannual gathering of the race-planning committee for pointing, which took place earlier this month at Huntingdon.

The committee was formed a few years ago and is responsible for reviewing race conditions, as well as the opportunities for horses and riders coming into the sport. Summing up the committee’s purpose, it involves the reviewing of and advising on potentially the single utmost important ingredient of pointing — if race planning and conditions are wrong, everything else around it starts to fall apart.