ASCOT RACECOURSE NEWS - Dubai Duty Free Shergar Cup scoring update
DUBAI DUTY FREE SHERGAR CUP SCORING UPDATE
Points in the Dubai Duty Free Shergar Cup are awarded on a 15, 10, 7, 5, 3 basis to the first five horses home.
If there is a non-runner that cannot be replaced by a reserve, 4 points will be awarded to the jockey missing out on the ride. If a dead-heat occurs in a race, the points for the two places are added together, divided by two and shared between the two jockeys/teams.
With eight runners declared for the Dubai Duty Free Full Of Surprises Classified Stakes (1.35pm), Nicola Currie and Danny Tudhope will only have four rides on the day, not fiv
To make the scoring remain fair, both jockeys and their teams will be awarded four points (as per a non-runner).
Leading stable £25,000 worth of bonus prizes will be awarded for the leading stables based on points accrued in the competition, split as follows:
1st - £10,000 to trainer/£2,500 to stable staff
2nd - £7,500 to trainer/£1,500 to stable staff
3rd - £2,500 to trainer/£1,000 to stable staff
Points will be awarded on the same 15, 10, 7, 5, 3 basis to the first five horses home.