Competition Format

7 teams compete 42 races over 6 meetings for over £2m prize money

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Each team consists of:
Group of trainers - representing the region
7 jockeys - who will ride exclusively for one team during the competition
Team Manager - who will decide team selection for each race


Each team will enter two runners in each race
Each race will have a field of 14 runners
6 races each week will be handicap races open to horses 3 years old and above with a handicap rating of 0-90
1 race each week will be handicap races open to 2 years old horses with a handicap rating of 0-85
£50k prize money per 3 yr+ race - paid to owners/trainers/jockeys
£25k prize money per 2 yr race - paid to owners/trainers/jockeys

Race distances

Each meeting will have 7 races over a mixture of distances:
5 furlongs
6 furlongs
7 furlongs
8 furlongs - The 1 mile race
10 furlongs - The 1 mile and 1/4 race
11 furlongs - The 1 mile and 3f race
12 furlongs - The 1 mile and 1/2 race
15 furlongs - The almost 2 mile race

The Joker

Each Team Manager will have the opportunity to play a Joker in any two of the 42 Racing League races when there are at least 13 horses running
The Joker will double the points won by the two horse representing the team in that race
* When played, the team will receive double points in the given race but it is not applied to individual jockey points.*

Prize Money:

Over £2m prize money is up for grabs
Prize money is distributed to owners, trainers, jockeys and yards as per standard BHA distribution
Plus an additional:
£50,000 winner-takes-all prize for the winning team
£5,000 to each of the winning team's 7 jockeys
£20,000 to the jockey that scores the most individual points over the competition

Horse Racing Terms explained

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Owners & Trainers

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