FAQs

When is the Racing League?

Returning to summer nights in 2022! We hope to see you at one of our 6 events starting in August.

Which racecourses will be hosting the Racing League?

Doncaster, Newcastle, Lingfield Park, Southwell and Royal Windsor

What will a Racing League event look like?

The racecourse will open in the afternoon so come early to enjoy all the action. Here you can immerse yourself in local entertainment and grab a bite at the food stalls. Be sure to visit the team activation zones where fans will be able to get to know the teams and meet the stars of the show.
The racing begins in the early evening and will consist of 7 races, with 2 runners per team in each race. So for those finishing work and looking for an action-packed evening and a good time, you know where to come!

What are the race details?

Each meeting will have 7 races over a range of distances; 5 furlongs, 6 furlongs, 7 furlongs, 8 furlongs, 10 furlongs & 12 furlongs.
All races are handicap races. There will be 6 races for 3 year olds and above with a handicap rating of 0-90. There will also be 1 race for 2 years with a handicap rating of 0-85.

How does a team win the Racing League?

Each race is worth 100 points; 25 points are awarded to the winner, 18 for 2nd place, 15 for 3rd, 12 for 4th, 10 for 5th, 8 for 6th, 6 for 7th, 3 for 8th, 2 for 9th, 1 for 10th and 0 points for 11th, 12th, 13th and 14th placed horses.
The team with the highest number of points after the final race wins the league. Keep an eye on the league table #everypointmatters

What is the makeup of a team?

A team comprises a group of trainers, 7 jockeys and a team manager all representing the region.
Teams, including jockeys, will wear team colours so that fans can recognise them at the racecourse and on TV.
We will be announcing news about the teams in the coming weeks so subscribe for updates!

What will be the focus of the Racing League?

We will be shining a spotlight on the amazing equine athletes, trainers, jockeys, training yards and stable staff and highlighting what makes racing unique.
We hope that by sharing unparalleled behind-the-scenes content of the 7 teams, we can make a once-a-year racegoer think about going one more time.

Where can I watch the Racing League?

ITV and Sky Sports Racing will broadcast every race live.

Where can I buy tickets?

Tickets are already on sale - buy now

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Race week 1 - Doncaster - 4th August - Highlights

Race week 2 - Lingfield - 11th August - Highlights

Race week 3 - Newcastle - 25th August - Highlights

Race week 4 - Windsor - 1st September - Highlights

Race week 5 - Southwell - 8th September - Review

Race week 6 - Newcastle - 15th September - Highlights