New competition format
- 7 Racing Teams compete over a 6 meetings
- 42 exclusive flat races all shown live on ITV and Sky Sports
- Over £2m in prize money
- Bonus prize for the winning team
What are the participation rules?
- It is the responsibility of individual trainers to ensure that their owners wish to participate in the Racing League and agree to be bound by the rules of the competition
- Final decision as to which horses are selected to represent the team will rest with the team manager
- Trainers must be available for media interviews on request during the competition
- Trainers are encouraged to attend meetings when their horses are running
- Stable staff must wear designated team apparel during meetings to be supplied by Racing League
How are the race points awarded?
What are the competition rules?
- Team with the most points after the 42 races wins Racing League 2022
- Trainers, jockeys and horses can only be associated with one team for the duration of the competition
- Owners may have horses in more than one team
- Each team have 7 selected jockeys that may only ride for that team
- No jockey can ride more than 20 races over the competition
- Points for dead heats to be awarded as follows: position points are added together and then divided by the number of horses finishing in the dead heat
What are the race conditions?
- 7 races per meeting with 14 runners in each race - exclusively open to the 7 teams
- Each team to provide two runners in each race
- 6 races per meeting 0-90 handicap for 3yr+ (£50k race prize money – BHA normal distribution)
- 1 race per meeting 0-85 handicap for 2yr only (£25k race prize money – BHA normal distribution)
- All horses run in team colours rather than owner’s colours
- Jockey selection will be determined by the team manager rather than trainer/owner
- Associated sponsorship under SFRO does not apply to all Racing League races
How will the Racing League be promoted and broadcast?
- All 42 races broadcast live on ITV and Sky Sports
- Online international streaming partners
- Full radio coverage
- Via participating racecourses
- Comprehensive PR campaign