12th NOVEMBER - ALTERATIONS TO RACE CONDITIONS FROM PREVIOUS RACING CALENDARS

 

ALTERATIONS TO THE 2020 FIXTURE LIST


Since the publication of the 2020 Fixture List, the British Horseracing Authority
has confirmed the following alterations for the 10 Jump fixtures previously
scheduled to take place at Towcester:


Thursday, January 30th – Ffos Las
Wednesday, February 12th – Hereford
Thursday, March 12th – Doncaster
Thursday, April 9th – Hereford
Friday, April 24th – Worcester (evening)
Monday, May 11th – Southwell (evening)
Monday, May 18th – Ffos Las
Wednesday, October 7th – Sedgefield
Thursday, November 26th – Lingfield Park
Thursday, December 17th – Hereford


Race programmes and further information will be published in the Programme
Book, Racing Calendar and via the Racing Admin site www2.racingadmin.co.uk in
line with usual procedure. 

 

23RD OCTOBER - ALTERATIONS TO THE 2019 FIXTURE LIST

 

Since the publication of the 2019 Fixture List, the British Horseracing Authority has approved the following alteration:


•      the afternoon Jump fixture at Towcester on Thursday, November 28th
       will now be run at FFOS LAS
•      the afternoon Jump fixture at Towcester on Thursday, December 19th
       will now be run at HEREFORD


Full race conditions can be found on the Fixtures and Races area of the BHA Racing Administration Internet site, www2.racingadmin.co.uk

27th SEPTEMBER - ALTERATIONS TO RACE CONDITIONS FROM PREVIOUS RACING CALENDARS

 

 

 

CHEPSTOW SAFETY FACTORS


Following a report from the Clerk of the Course and Inspector of Courses,
Chepstow will use the following permanent safety factors with immediate effect.
The previous Safety Factors are in brackets.


Steeplechase
Start                                                    Normal Safety Factor                                       Novice Safety Factor
about TWO MILES (2m 11yds)                 20 (18)                                                                        18 (16)

 

 

HAMILTON PARK TEMPORARY SAFETY FACTOR
Following a report from the Clerk of the Course and Inspector of Courses,
Hamilton Park will use the following temporary safety factor for their meeting on
Saturday, September 30th. The previous Safety Factor is in brackets.


Start                                                                                                        Safety Factor
ONE MILE about 68 YARDS (8f abt 68yds)                                         
10 (14)

 


MARKET RASEN DISTANCE


Further to a report from the Clerk of the Course and the Inspector of Courses,
Market Rasen have altered the following race distance with immediate effect. The
Safety Factors are as shown.


National Hunt Flat                                              Safety Factor (Summer)                                 Safety Factor (Winter)
2m abt ½f (2m 125yds)                                                    15                                                                  16
Replaces 2m abt ½f (2m 148yds)

 

 

 

CHELMSFORD CITY
Tuesday, October 8th

Owners and trainers are advised that the race times for the above meeting have
been altered as follows:-


5.10    The Bet toteplacepot At totesport.com Claiming Stakes (Class 5)
5.40    The Bet toteexacta At totesport.com Fillies’ Novice Stakes (Class 4) (Plus 10 Race)
6.10    The Bet totequadpot At totesport.com Novice Stakes (Class 5)
6.40    The Bet totetrifecta At totesport.com Conditions Stakes (Class 3)
7.10    The Bet toteswinger At totesport.com Handicap Stakes (Class 6)
7.40    The Bet totescoop6 At totesport.com Maiden Stakes (Class 5)
8.10    The Book Your Christmas Party Here Handicap Stakes (Class 6)

 


YORK
Friday, October 11th

Owners and trainers are advised that the race times and order of running for the
above meeting has been altered as follows:-


2:00    The TSG and Brewin Dolphin Nursery Handicap Stakes (Class 3)
2:40    The Racebets Money Back 2nd 3rd 4th Handicap Stakes (Class 2)                                               ITV4
3:15    The British EBF Supporting Racing To School Novice Stakes (Class 3) (Plus 10 Race)
3:50    The RaceBets Handicap Stakes (Class 2)                                                                                   ITV4
4:20    The Parsonage Hotel and Cloisters Spa Handicap Stakes (Class 3)
4:55    The Elevator Company EBF Novice Auction Stakes (Class 3) (Plus 10 Race)
5:30    The Irish Thoroughbred Marketing Handicap Stakes (Class 4)

 

 

NEWMARKET
Saturday, October 12th


17982 THE EMIRATES CESAREWITCH STAKES (CLASS 2) (HERITAGE HANDICAP)

Owners and trainers are advised that all number cloths to be carried in this race
have been sponsored and will carry the name/logo of EMIRATES. The
sponsorship payment of £500 will be distributed equally amongst all horses
starting in this race in accordance with Rules (F)131 of the Rules of Racing.

 

 

ASCOT
Saturday, October 19th


Owners and trainers are advised that the race times and order of running for the
above meeting has been altered as follows:-

1:35    The Qipco British Champions Sprint Stakes (Class 1) (Group 1)                                                              ITV4
2:10    The Qipco British Champions Fillies & Mares Stakes (Class 1) (Group 1)                                                ITV
2:45    The Qipco British Champions Long Distance Cup (Class 1) (Group 2)                                                     ITV
3:20    The Queen Elizabeth II Stakes (Class 1) (Group 1) (Sponsored By Qipco) (British Champions Mile)              ITV
4:00    The Qipco Champion Stakes (Class 1) (British Champions Middle Distance) (Group 1)                                  ITV
4:40    The Balmoral Handicap Stakes (Class 2) (Sponsored By Qipco)                                                                     ITV

 

 

CATTERICK BRIDGE
Saturday, October 19th


Owners and trainers are advised that the race times for the above meeting have
been altered as follows:-

1:40     The Best Flat Races Live On Racing TV Novice Median Auction Stakes (Class 5)
2:15     The British EBF Fillies’ Novice Stakes (Class 4) (Plus 10 Race)
2:50     The William Hill Leading Racecourse Bookmaker Veterans’ Handicap Stakes (Class 5)
3:25     The William Hill Catterick Dash Handicap Stakes (Class 2)
3:55     The William Hill This Is More Handicap Stakes (Class 4)
4:30     The Get So Much More With Racing TV Handicap Stakes (Class 4)
5:00      The Go Racing In Yorkshire Apprentice Handicap Stakes (Class 6) (Part of Go Racing In Yorkshire Future Stars Apprentice Series)

 

 

FFOS LAS
Saturday, October 19th


Owners and trainers are advised that the race times for the above meeting have
been altered as follows:-

1:50   The West Wales Properties Handicap Hurdle Race (Class 5)
2:25   The Rutherford Cancer Care Mares’ Maiden Hurdle Race (Class 4)
3:00   The Pendine Sands Claiming Steeple Chase (Class 4)

3:35   The Norton’s Coin Novices’ Steeple Chase (Class 3)

4:15   The Low Cost Vans Welsh Champion Hurdle Race (A Limited Handicap) (Class 2)
4:50   The KP Tyres Conditional Jockeys’ Handicap Steeple Chase (Class 4)
5:20   The Walters Group Maiden Open National Hunt Flat Race (Class 4)

 

 

MARKET RASEN
Saturday, October 19th


Owners and trainers are advised that the race times for the above meeting have
been altered as follows:-

2:00    The Champions Day Betting At Virgin Bet Mares’ Novices’ Hurdle Race (Class 4) (NHMOPSBonus Race)
2:35    The Symes Bains Broomer Maiden Hurdle Race (Class 4)
3:10    The Rugby World Cup At Virgin Bet Handicap Hurdle Race (Class 3)
3:45    The Premier League Betting At Virgin Bet Novices’ Steeple Chase (Class 3)
4:20    The Virgin Bet Prelude Handicap Steeple Chase (Class 2)
4:55    The SEP Events Novices’ Handicap Steeple Chase (Class 4)
5:30    The Lincs Loos “Junior” Standard Open National Hunt Flat Race (Class 5)

 

STRATFORD-ON-AVON
Saturday, October 19th


Owners and trainers are advised that the race times for the above meeting have
been altered as follows:-

1:45   The Happy Birthday Claire Higgerson ‘National Hunt’ Maiden Hurdle Race (Class 4)
2:20   The Euan Robertson Memorial Handicap Hurdle Race (Class 5)
2:55   The City Sign & Graphics Selling Hurdle Race (Class 5)
3:30   The William Hill Leading Racecourse Bookmaker Handicap Steeple Chase (Class 4)
4:05   The F N Pile & Sons Mares’ Handicap Hurdle Race (Class 4)
4:35   The racingtv.com Handicap Steeple Chase (Class 5)
5:10   The Kevin Watson Lady Riders’ Handicap Hurdle Race (Class 5)

 

 

SEDGEFIELD
Sunday, October 20th


Owners and trainers are advised that the race times for the above meeting have
been altered as follows:-

1:55   The Sky Sports Racing Conditional Jockeys’ Handicap Steeple Chase (Class 4)
2:30   The Watch Sky Sports Racing In HD Juvenile Maiden Hurdle Race (Class 5) (Northern Lights Juvenile Hurdle Series Qualifier)
3:05   The Sky Sports Racing Virgin 535 Beginners’ Steeple Chase (Class 4)
3:35   The Sky Sports Racing Maiden Hurdle Race (Class 5)
4:05   The Sedgefielders Racing App Durham National Handicap Steeple Chase (Class 2)
4:40   The Watch Sky Sports Racing In HD Handicap Hurdle Race (Class 3)
5:15   The Sky Sports Racing Virgin 535 Intermediate Open National Hunt Flat Race (Class 5)

 

 

 

12TH SEPTEMBER 2019 - ALTERATIONS TO RACE CONDITIONS FROM PREVIOUS RACING CALENDARS

 

 

 

EPSOM DOWNS TEMPORARY SAFETY FACTOR


Following a report from the Clerk of the Course and Inspector of Courses, Epsom
Downs will use the following temporary safety factor for their meeting on
Thursday, September 12th only. The permanent Safety Factor is in brackets.


Start                                                                                         Safety Factor
about SIX FURLONGS (6f abt 3yds)                                       14 (17)

 

 

LEICESTER TEMPORARY SAFETY FACTOR


Following a report from the Clerk of the Course and Inspector of Courses,
Leicester will use the following temporary safety factor with effect from Tuesday,
October 8th until Monday, May 18th, 2020 inclusive. The permanent Safety
Factor is in brackets.

 

Start                                                                                         Safety Factor
ONE MILE about 53 YARDS (8f abt 53yds)                             10 (14)

 

 

MUSSELBURGH FLAT SAFETY FACTOR


Following a report from the Clerk of the Course and Inspector of Courses,
Musselburgh will use the following permanent safety factor with immediate effect.
The previous Safety Factor is in brackets.


Start                                                                                      Safety Factor
about TWO MILES (15f abt 217yds)                                     17 (14)

 


SANDOWN PARK FLAT TEMPORARY SAFETY FACTOR


Following a report from the Clerk of the Course and Inspector of Courses,
Sandown Park will use the following temporary safety factor for their meeting on
Friday, September 13th only. The permanent Safety Factor is in brackets.


Start                                                                                      Safety Factor
about SEVEN FURLONGS (abt 7f)                                      14 (16) 

 

 

                

 

ASCOT
Saturday, October 19th


18193 THE QIPCO BRITISH CHAMPIONS FILLIES & MARES STAKES (CLASS 1) (Group 1)
18194 THE QIPCO BRITISH CHAMPIONS SPRINT STAKES (CLASS 1) (Group 1)


Owners and trainers are advised that the race numbers for the above races should
be as shown and not as published in the Early Closing section of the Racing Calendar of Thursday, July 18th.

 

 

AINTREE (MILDMAY COURSE) NEW JUMP START


Following a report from the Clerk of the Course and Inspector of Courses,
Aintree have introduced the following new National Hunt Flat start with
immediate effect.


New National Hunt Flat Race Start
Mildmay Course

Start                                  Safety Factor
1m 6f                                 18

 

 

ASCOT TEMPORARY FLAT SAFETY FACTOR


Following a report from the Clerk of the Course and Inspector of Courses, Ascot
will use the following temporary Safety Factor with effect from Friday,
September 6th until Saturday, October 5th, inclusive. The permanent Safety
Factor is in brackets.


Start                               Safety Factor
1m 3f abt 211yds          16
(19)

 

 

BRIGHTON SAFETY FACTOR


Following a report from the Clerk of the Course and Inspector of Courses,
Brighton will use the following permanent safety factor with immediate effect.
The previous Safety Factor is in brackets.


Start                             Safety Factor
1m 3f abt 198yds         12 (14)

 

 

CHELTENHAM (OLD COURSE) NEW JUMP START


Following a report from the Clerk of the Course and Inspector of Courses,
Cheltenham have introduced the following new Steeplechase start with immediate
effect.


New Steeple Chase Start        Normal Safety Factor              Novice Safety Factor
3m abt 6f                                    20                                             16

 

 

MARKET RASEN DISTANCES


Further to a report from the Clerk of the Course and the Inspector of Courses,
Market Rasen have altered the following race distance with immediate effect. The
Safety Factors are as shown.


Hurdle (Summer)                     Normal Safety Factor                Novice Safety Factor
2m abt ½f (2m 125yds)             17                                                15
Replaces 2m abt ½f (2m 148yds)


Hurdle (Winter)                        Normal Safety Factor                 Novice Safety Factor
2m abt ½f (2m 125yds)            17 (18)                                          15 (16)
Replaces 2m abt ½f (2m 148yds)

 

HAMILTON PARK TEMPORARY SAFETY FACTOR


Following a report from the Clerk of the Course and Inspector of Courses,
Hamilton Park will use the following temporary safety factor with immediate
effect until Monday, September 30th. The previous Safety Factor is in brackets.


Start                                                                                Safety Factor
about SIX FURLONGS (6f abt 6yds)                               12 (15) 

 

SALISBURY TEMPORARY SAFETY FACTORS


Following a report from the Clerk of the Course and Inspector of Courses,
Salisbury will use the following temporary safety factors with effect from Friday,
August 23rd until Friday, September 13th, inclusive. The permanent Safety
Factors are in brackets.


Start                                                                                 Safety Factor
about SIX FURLONGS (abt 6f)                                         14 (18)
about SEVEN FURLONGS (6f abt 213yds)                      14 (18)
about ONE MILE (abt 8f)                                                   14 (16)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

  

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

JULY 2nd 2019 - ALTERATIONS TO RACE CONDITIONS FROM PREVIOUS RACING CALENDARS

 

CHEPSTOW NEW JUMP START
Following a report from the Clerk of the Course and Inspector of Courses,
Chepstow have introduced the following new Steeplechase start with immediate effect.
Steeplechase
Start                                                   Safety Factor
3m 6f 130yds                                     20

   

 

 

 

 

ALTERATIONS TO RACE CONDITIONS FROM PREVIOUS RACING CALENDARS

CHELTENHAM (NEW COURSE) JUMP STARTS


Following a report from the Clerk of the Course and Inspector of Courses,
Cheltenham have altered the following New Course Steeple Chase starts with
immediate effect. The safety factors remain unchanged.


2m about 4f (2m 3f 166yds)
Replaces 2m about 4f (2m 3f 198yds)


2m about 4 1/2 f (2m 4f 127yds)
Replaces 2m about 5f (2m 4f 166yds) 

 

BANGOR NEW JUMP STARTS


Following a report from the Clerk of the Course and Inspector of Courses,
Bangor have introduced the following new Jump starts with immediate effect.


Steeple Chase Start                             Normal Safety Factor                 Novice Safety Factor
abt 3m (3m 5yds)                                 18                                               16


Hurdle Race Start                                Normal Safety Factor                 Novice Safety Factor
2m abt 7f (2m 7f 7yds)                         20                                               18 

 

HAYDOCK PARK NEW HURDLE START


Following a report from the Clerk of the Course and Inspector of Courses,
Haydock Park have introduced the following new Hurdle race start with
immediate effect.


New Hurdle Start                                      Normal Safety Factor                     Novice Safety Factor
3m abt ½f (3m 58yds)                              17                                                    15

 

SELLING RACES


Owners and Trainers are advised that the conditions of the races shown below
have had their Selling and Claiming conditions altered as follows:


A commission of 10% (plus V.A.T.) of the selling price will be
payable to the Racecourse by the Owner of the horse at the time of sale.
The claiming price of each horse will be subject to an additional
10% Premium (plus V.A.T.) payable to the Racecourse, split
equally between the Buyer and the Owner, and both the selling
price and the advertised claiming price will be subject to
V.A.T., where applicable.
The post-race auction of the winner will be conducted in POUNDS 

 

NOVICE FLAT RACES


Winning Horses which have run three or more times will still be excluded from 3yo+ Novice Flat Races


However, wording will no longer appear in race conditions


Owners and trainers should note that, from October 1st, 2018, Novice Flat race
conditions will no longer contain any qualification details, which were previously
included to assist with the recent changes to the Novice Flat Race definition. So,
while winning horses which have run three or more times will still be excluded
from Novice Flat races for three yrs old and upwards, this condition will not be
included in the race conditions.


For clarification, the Novice Flat Race Definition which came into force on July 9th
is still in force and is set out in Rule (F)4.7


4.7          A race is


4.7.1       a Novice Flat Race if it is a flat race restricted to horses which
4.7.1.1 have not won more than two flat races,
4.7.1.2 have not won a flat race which is classified as Class 1 or more than one
               flat race which is classified as Class 2 in Schedule 2, and
4.7.1.3 have not run more than twice, except if the horse has never
               previously won a race or is a two-year-old,
4.7.2       a Novice Auction Race if it is a flat race restricted to horses which
4.7.2.1 have not won more than two flat races,
4.7.2.2 have not won a flat race which is classified as Class 1 or more than one
               flat race which is classified as Class 2 or 3 in Schedule 2,
4.7.2.3 have not run more than twice, except if the horse has never
               previously won a race or is a two-year-old, and
4.7.2.4 have been sold or bought in by public auction under the hammer at
               specified sales,
               and for these purposes, any horse which is unsold having failed to reach
               its reserve does not qualify nor do private sales;
4.7.3      a Median Auction Novice Race if it is a flat race restricted to horses which
4.7.3.1 have not won more than two flat races,
4.7.3.2 have not won a flat race which is classified as Class 1 or more than one
              flat race which is classified as Class 2 or 3 in Schedule 2,
4.7.3.3 have not run more than twice, except if the horse has never
              previously won a race or is a two-year-old,
4.7.3.4 are the progeny of stallions which established a median price for the sale
               of yearlings contemporary with the entrants in the race based on the sale
               or bought in price of one or more animals at specified sales, and
4.7.3.5 have not been sold or bought in at public auction under the
               hammer at specified sales at a price more than £20,000 above the
               median price stated in the race conditions. This restriction only
               applies to two-year-old horses.

25TH OCTOBER 2019 - ALTERATIONS SINCE THE PUBLICATION OF THE PROGRAMME BOOK

Owners and trainers are advised of the following alterations since the publication of Volume 3 of The Programme Book:

 

FLAT
KEMPTON PARK– Wednesday, November 20th


68735 THE 32Red ON THE APP STORE HANDICAP STAKES (CLASS 5) for
three yrs old and upwards, Rated 56-70 (also open to such horses rated 71 and
72; such horses rated 55 and below are also eligible - see Standard Conditions)will
now be run over a distance of ONE MILE ABOUT THREE FURLONGS [10f abt
219yds]
Previously, run over a distance of ONE MILE ABOUT TWO FURLONGS (Inner Lp) [9f
abt 219yds]

 


JUMP
*New Race


LEICESTER – Sunday, December 1st
25296 THE SPRUCE JUVENILE MAIDEN HURDLE RACE (CLASS 4) for juvenile
maiden three yrs old run over a distance of about TWO MILES (1m 7f 113yds)

9TH OCTOBER 2019 - ALTERATIONS SINCE THE PUBLICATION OF THE PROGRAMME BOOK

Owners and trainers are advised of the following alterations since the publication
of Volume 3 of The Programme Book:

 


FLAT


NEWCASTLE– Monday, November 4th


68546 THE BETWAY HANDICAP STAKES (CLASS 6) is now Rated 46-52 (also
open to such horses rated 53 and 54; such horses rated 45 and below are also
eligible - see Standard Conditions)
Previously, The New Betway Handicap Stakes (Class 6) for three yrs old and upwards,
Rated 45-50 (also open to such horses rated 51 and 52; such horses rated 44 and
below are also eligible - see Standard Conditions)

1ST OCTOBER 2019 - ALTERATIONS SINCE THE PUBLICATION OF THE PROGRAMME BOOK

Owners and trainers are advised of the following alterations since the publication
of Volume 3 of The Programme Book:

 

 

* New Race
NEWBURY – Friday, October 25th
18362 THE ENERGY CHECK GREAT DEALS HANDICAP STAKES (CLASS 3) for
three yrs old and upwards, Rated 76-90 (also open to such horses rated 91 and 92;
such horses rated 75 and below are also eligible – see Standard Conditions) to be
run over a distance of about SIX FURLONGS (6f)

 


* New Race
CHELMSFORD CITY – Saturday, November 2nd
68534 THE BET totetrifecta AT totesport.com SELLING STAKES (CLASS 5) for
three, four, five and six yrs old only to be run over a distance of ONE MILE
ABOUT TWO FURLONGS

 


* New Race
CHELMSFORD CITY – Saturday, November 2nd
68537 THE 2020 CCR MEMBERSHIP AVAILABLE NOW CLASSIFIED STAKES
(CLASS 6) for three yrs old and upwards, Rated 0-55 to be run over a distance of
about SEVEN FURLONGS

9TH OCTOBER 2019 - PRIZE MONEY INCREASES

Owners and trainers are advised that the Total Race Value for the following races has been increased since the races were published in The Racing Calendar. Full race conditions can be found on the Fixtures and Races area of the BHA Racing Administration Internet site, www2.racingadmin.co.uk

 


HEREFORD
Tuesday, October 15th


24221    THE SRI LANKA THE WONDER OF ASIA STEEPLE CHASE (A NOVICES’ LIMITED HANDICAP) (CLASS 3)                £12,800
24222    THE SRI LANKA PARADISE ISLAND MARES’ HANDICAP STEEPLE CHASE (CLASS 3)
               (Challenger Mares’ Steeple Chase Series Qualifier)                                                                                                            £16,271 

24223    THE KELTRUCK SCANIA HANDICAP HURDLE RACE (CLASS 3)                                                                                     £11,800
24224    THE DAVID KELLETT NOVICES’ HURDLE RACE (CLASS 4)                                                                                             £6,400
24225    THE AMAZING SRI LANKA MARES’ HANDICAP HURDLE RACE (CLASS 4)                                                                    £7,844
24226    THE SRI LANKA THE JEWEL OF ASIA ‘NATIONAL HUNT’ MAIDEN HURDLE RACE (CLASS 4)                                     £6,400
24227    THE VISIT SRI LANKA HANDICAP HURDLE RACE (CLASS 5)                                                                                          £5,940 

 

 

 

 

 

 

9TH OCTOBER 2019 - ALTERATIONS TO RACE CONDITIONS SINCE THE PUBLICATION OF THE 2019/20 JUMP PATTERN AND LISTED BOOK

 

KEMPTON PARK - Thursday, December 26th


THE LADBROKES KING GEORGE VI STEEPLE CHASE (CLASS 1) (Grade 1)

Owners and trainers are advised that the supplementary entry date for the above
race should be as shown below:


Supplementary Entry by Noon, December 20th and pay £10,000 stake

 

 


KEMPTON PARK – Friday, December 27th


THE LADBROKES DESERT ORCHID STEEPLE CHASE (CLASS 1) (Grade 2)

Owners and trainers are advised that the supplementary entry date for the above
race should be as shown below:


Supplementary Entry by Noon, December 23rd and pay £4,000 stake