• All Group 1 races saved, as well as the Ebor and at least two Group 2s
Following the abandonment of the remainder of York’s Ebor Meeting, the British Horseracing Authority has approved the transfer of the following races:
• The Darley Yorkshire Oaks, Coolmore Nunthorpe and DBS St Leger Sales Stakes will be run at Newmarket on Friday 22nd August.
• The Totesport Ebor Handicap, renamed for one year only as the Totesport Newburgh Handicap, will be run at Newbury on Friday 22nd August.
• The Juddmonte International Stakes will be run at Newmarket on Saturday 23rd August.
Efforts are also being made to save the Ladbrokes Great Voltigeur and Irish Thoroughbred Marketing Gimcrack Stakes.
The existing racecards at the above meetings will be subject to changes in running order. Racetimes and further details will follow later on this evening.
For more information please contact Paul Struthers, Media Relations Manager, on 0207 189 3862 or 07966 590105.
NOTES FOR EDITORS:
Prior to the abandonment of the whole meeting, the following running orders had been agreed for the Thursday and Friday:
Thursday 21 August
1:15 THE WEATHERBYS INSURANCE LONSDALE CUP (Group 2)
1:45 THE JAGUAR CARS LOWTHER STAKES (Group 2)
2:15 THE LADBROKES GREAT VOLTIGEUR STAKES (Group 2)
2:50 THE DARLEY YORKSHIRE OAKS (Group 1)
3:25 THE DBS £300000 ST LEGER YEARLING STAKES (Class 2)
4:05 THE ADDLESHAW GODDARD STAKES (Class 2 Heritage Handicap)
4:40 THE EUROPEAN BREEDERS’ FUND GALTRES STAKES (Listed Race)
5:10 THE EVENTMASTERS STAKES (Class 2 Handicap)
Friday 22 August
1:15 THE SKY BET STRENSALL STAKES (Group 3)
1:45 THE newitts.com CITY OF YORK STAKES (Listed Race)
2:15 THE JUDDMONTE INTERNATIONAL STAKES (Group 1)
2:50 THE COOLMORE NUNTHORPE STAKES (Group 1)
3:25 THE totesport EBOR (Class 2 Heritage Handicap)
4:05 THE SKY BET MELROSE STAKES (Class 2 Heritage Handicap)
4:40 THE newitts.com CONVIVIAL MAIDEN STAKES (Class 2)
5:10 THE COLLINGWOOD TEAM SERVICE KNAVESMIRE STAKES (Class 2 Handicap)