Guide to Racehorse Ownership

Guide to Racehorse Ownership

Chelmsford City. Horses qualified either through special ‘win-and- you’re-in’ qualifiers or by being the top-rated horses over each Championship distance. All- Weather Championships Finals Day take place at Lingfield Park on Good Friday, with six races and a £1m prize fund providing the richest All-Weather card ever run in Europe. The full year’s race meetings are published by the BHA in the form of a fixture list. 10.2 Racing jargon and phrases The following websites include useful information to help demystify racing terms and phrases. ITV Racing has a jargon buster aided by video content. The QIPCO British Champions Series website covers understanding the jargon and guidance booklets: All About The Horse and an Easy Betting Guide.

Star notched a record five victories in the race.

The All-Weather Championships at Lingfield is proving a big success

All-Weather Championship Arena Racing Company (ARC) launched a £2m All-Weather Championships in October 2013. All races in the winter all-weather season at Britain’s six all-weather tracks are included – ARC’s Lingfield Park, Wolverhampton, Southwell, Newcastle, Jockey Club Racecourses Kempton Park and the independently owned

Kempton’s Christmas Festival While December is only the midpoint of the main jumping season, the calendar year is brought to a close in style at Kempton Park with its two-day Christmas meeting starting on Boxing Day and featuring the King George V1Chase. In 201 Kauto

Frankel prior to his victory in the QIPCO

10.3 Acronyms ATR

At The Races

Champion Stakes at Ascot

British Horseracing Authority Great British Racing Horserace Betting Levy Board International Federation of Horseracing Authorities National Association of Racing Staff Professional Jockeys Association Racecourse Association National Trainers Federation

BHA

GBR

HBLB

IFHA

NTF

NARS

PJA

RCA REL

Racing Enterprises Limited Racecourse Media Group Racehorse Owners Association

RMG

ROA

Retraining of Racehorses

ROR RUK

Racing UK

Sports Information Services

SIS

Thoroughbred Breeders’ Association

TBA

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