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The £1,000,000 All-Weather Bonus

The All-Weather Bonus

ARC is delighted to introduce a new £1,000,000 to be won throughout the winter at Lingfield Park, Newcastle, Southwell and Wolverhampton Racecourses.

From 18 October 2022 to Good Friday April 7 2023, a bonus pot of over £1,000,000 will be available to owners, trainers, jockeys and racing staff connected with the most consistent performers at ARC’s four all-weather racecourses.

Every horse running on an ARC all-weather racecourse during this period will receive points for finishing in the top five.

  • 1st - 5 points
  • 2nd - 4 points
  • 3rd - 3 points
  • 4th - 2 points
  • 5th - 1 point

HORSE OF THE MONTH

Each month during the season, the horse with the most points will win the Horse of the Month bonus, along with the second and third placed horses.

In October & November, December and January, a total pot of £35,000 will be available to win, with £70,000 available in February and March & April. The bonus will be allocated 87.5% to the owner of the horse, and 12.5% to the trainer.

1st 2nd 3rd
October & November £20,000 £10,000 £5,000
December £20,000 £10,000 £5,000
January £20,000 £10,000 £5,000
February £40,000 £20,000 £10,000
March & April £40,000 £20,000 £10,000

Horses will accrue points for the Horse of the Month competition on the first three runs during each monthly period.

An additional bonus prize will go to the Racing Staff associated with the first, second and third placed horses in the monthly competitions. 

1st £5,000
2nd £3,500
3rd £1,500

HORSE OF THE YEAR

At the end of the season, the horse with the most points overall will win a bonus of £100,000, with further bonus prizes down to 20th overall place. 

The bonus will be allocated 87.5% to the owner of the horse, and 12.5% to the trainer.

1st £100,000
2nd £75,000
3rd £50,000
4th £47,500
5th £45,000
6th £42,500
7th £40,000
8th £37,500
9th £35,000
10th £32,500
11th £30,000
12th £27,500
13th £25,000
14th £22,500
15th £20,000
16th £18,000
17th £16,000
18th £14,000
19th £12,000
20th £10,000

Horses will accrue points for the Horse of the Year competition on a maximum of fifteen runs across the season, with points allocated to the first three runs in any given monthly period, as set out below.

RACECOURSE JOCKEY BONUSES

At the end of the season, the winning most Jockey and Apprentice Jockey at each of Lingfield Park, Newcastle, Southwell and Wolverhampton Racecourses will receive a prize of £7,000 and £3,000 respectively.

TERMS AND CONDITIONS

  • Points will be accrued by horses running in flat races staged on an all-weather surface at Lingfield Park, Newcastle, Southwell and Wolverhampton Racecourses run between Tuesday 18 October 2022 and Friday 7 April 2023, inclusive.
  • The Horse of the Year competition will be judged on points accrued during a maximum of the first fifteen runs during the qualifying period, with points allocated to the first three runs during each monthly period.
  • The five 'Horse of the Month' competitions will take place for the periods as follows, with all dates inclusive: October & November (17 October 2022 to 30 November 2022), December (1 December 2022 to 31 December 2022), January (1 January 2023 to 31 January 2023), February (1 February 2023 to 28 February 2023) and March & April (1 March 2023 to 7 April 2023).
  • The Horse of the Month competitions will be judged on points accrued in the first three runs by any horse within each monthly period (as set out above).  Any subsequent runs during any such monthly period will not be allocated any points towards either the Horse of the Month or Horse of the Year competitions.
  • Ownership of any horse competing in either the Horse of the Month, or Horse of the Year competition will be considered to be the Owner registered with BHA on the final day of any such qualifying period (i.e the last day of each Horse of the Month period, or Friday 7 April for the Horse of the Year competition).
  • Live data relating to points accrued by racehorses and jockeys will be available to view on www.arenaracingcompany.co.uk from the launch of the competition on Tuesday 18 October 2022.

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