Update in relation to race series qualifiers

12 Feb 2019 BHA Features Racing/Fixtures

The British Horseracing Authority has today announced a number of updates specifically in relation to qualifying races for a number of Jump race series in order to make up for lost opportunities.

These take the form of one additional race:

Exeter 22 February

Pertemps Network Handicap Hurdle (Class 2) (Qualifier) (2m 7f)

And two existing races which are now eligible to divide:

Doncaster 20 February

Sky Sports Racing Sky 415 EBF ‘National Hunt’ Novices’ Hurdle (Class 4) (Qualifier) (2m 3½f)

Warwick 22 February

British Stallion Studs EBF Mares’ Standard Open National Hunt Flat Race (Class 5) (Qualifier for the EBF Mares’ NHF Series) (2m)

Further evaluation of the impact of recent events on the race programme will be ongoing in the coming days in order to quantify any need for additional races and/or fixtures.

Notes to editors:

  1. For further information please contact the BHA Racing Department on 0207 152 0050 or via racing@britishhorseracing.com