Friday, 8 May 2020

The Dirty Dozen in First Week of Resumption of Racing

We are still awaiting an update from Boris Johnson regarding the possible relaxing of the lockdown rules. 

We should get news on Sunday. 

When racing resumes, there will be 104 races, with the majority some 72% being handicaps. 

As far as the two-year-old (2yo) racing goes there are 12 races scheduled for the first week. 

Take a look at the fixture programme for the first seven days in number (source: Racing Post)

13 meetings - 7 in the South, 4 in the North, 2 in the Midlands
104 races
75 handicaps 
12 two-year-old races 
17 maiden or novice races for three-year-old or over
8 races for each meeting