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Galoppen League…

This is an annual competition running from September to Spring based on scores from a series of colour-coded events.

Scores after two events can be found here

Galoppen League Calendar for 2018/19:

Date Event Venue Website
28th October 2018 SARUM Hamptworth View the website
18th November 2018 DEVON Golden Dagger View the website
18th November 2018 WIM Inside Park View the website
20th January 2019 NGOC Blakeny Hill View the website
10th February 2019 QO Croydon Hill View the website
24th February 2019 KERNO Craddock Moor View the website
7th April 2019 NWO Savernake Forest View the website
5th May 2019 WSX Rushmore View the website
12th May 2019 BOK Wavering Down View the website

Overall scores for 2017/18 can be found here

Prize Winners 2017/18:

Brown:
Winner: Chesters (Ben) SARUM
Top lady: Carter (Robin) DEVON
Top Junior: Mcmurtrie (Harry) DEVON

Blue:
Winner: Nourse (Nick) NWO
Top lady: Simmons (Alison) BOK
Top Junior: Tonge (Oliver) BOK

Green:
Winner: Hallett (Jackie) BOK
Top man & junior: Watson (Peter) NGOC

Short Green:
Winner: Hambleton (Peter) SARUM
Top lady: Hands (Sue) WIM

Light Green:
Winner: Lewis (Martin) QO
Top lady: Owen (Ruby) BOK
Top junior: Perry (Tom) DEVON

Orange:
Winner & top Junior: Medlock (Lyra) WSX
Top man: Bratcher-Howard (Harry) WIM

Yellow:
Winner: Bratcher-Howard (Monty) WIM
Top lady: Rush (Ella May) BOK

9 Events:
The following are recognised for attending all 9 Gallopen events
Chesters (Ben) DEVON
Chesters (John) DEVON
Medlock (Rebecca) WSX
Fletcher (Clare) BOK

SWOA Galoppen Scoring System – Updated as of 20 March 2014

1. Points are awarded only on the Brown, Blue, Green, Short Green, Light Green,
Orange and Yellow courses at Galoppen events.

2. Only members of SWOA on the day of the event score points. Runs must be
alone and unassisted for the competitor to score. Only a competitor’s first run
counts.

3. On each course the fastest SWOA competitor earns 1000 points. Other
competitors are awarded points using this calculation: Points = 1000 x fastest
time/competitor’s time. Points are not transferable between courses.

4. The results of competitors who have not completed three or more events on
the same colour course will not count in the calculation of the final scores for
the series; points will be recalculated omitting those competitors’ times.

5. The best five from nine events shall be used to calculate the score for the
series. If for any reason there are a different number of events the number to
count shall be: six from ten, five from eight, four from seven, four from six.

6. The competitor with the most points on a course will keep the perpetual
trophy for a year. Other awards will be made at the discretion of the Scorer and
SWOA and may vary from year to year. Trophies and awards can only be won by
competitors who have scored points in at least three events in the series.

A picture of the Galoppen trophies can be found here. Photo courtesy of Trevor Bridle

For previous Galoppen scores and prize winners, please see the Archive section.