Championship Horse Racing has introduced the introduction of a sequence of races in summer time to happen throughout eight racecourses in Britain and Eire.
The competitors could be between branded groups competing in 48 races, every value greater than STG100,000 ($A177,000).
The eight racecourses set to stage ‘The Collection’ embrace Epsom, Goodwood, Newbury, Newmarket (July Course) and Leopardstown. Ayr, Haydock and Sandown are the opposite tracks set to participate.
The fixtures are proposed for eight consecutive Thursday evenings between July 25 and September 12 subsequent yr. The conferences shall be further to to the British fixture record and require approval from the British Horseracing Authority.
“Agreeing the possible racecourse schedule is a key milestone for CHR. Over the following few months we’ll be asserting the groups and the media companions who will broadcast The Collection the world over,” Jeremy Wray, chief govt of Championship Horse Racing, stated.
Every crew to participate in The Collection would comprise a racing supervisor, 4 jockeys and a squad of 30 horses.
Not everyone seems to be on board with the concept which must be authorised by the British Horseracing Authority.
Main investor, Melbourne Cup-winning proprietor Sheikh Fahad Al Thani, posted his response on Twitter.
“Certainly earlier than the BHA sanction a ridiculous thought like ‘the crew competitors’ they’d take the recommendation of homeowners and trainers in racing?” he stated.
John Dance, whose filly Laurens was one of many stars of the Flat season, additionally needs to be satisfied about its attraction from an proprietor’s viewpoint.
“Prize cash apart, it feels from an proprietor’s perspective that it is like being a soccer membership – you purchase all of the gamers, pay their wages after which watch them play for another person,” he stated.
“Apart from the possibility to win some prize cash, I do not know if there are every other incentives for house owners.
“Whether or not you are in a syndicate or personal your personal horses, do you wish to see them run in another person’s colors?
“From an proprietor’s perspective, I am not satisfied it’ll work.”