Frankie Dettori, Hollie Doyle and Oisin Murphy are among the many prime jockeys to have signed up for the inaugural Racing League.
The revolutionary horse racing competitors begins this summer season with over £2million in prize cash on supply.
Six conferences, that includes six races over six consecutive Thursday nights will happen – with each race proven dwell on Sky Sports activities.
It can see 12 groups participating, every consisting of three jockeys, two to 4 trainers and secure employees.
Every jockey will be capable of trip in a most of 18 of the 36 races within the competitors.
They’ll all be handicap races open to horses Three years outdated and above with a handicap ranking of 0-90.
Each race will probably be value £50okay in prize cash and a complete of 100 factors.
Factors will probably be awarded from first to tenth, with the highest-scoring group over all 36 races profitable the league.
There are not any fewer than 5 earlier champion jockeys participating, headed by Dettori and Murphy, in addition to younger expertise resembling Laura Pearson and Thore Hammer Hansen.
Along with the prize cash on supply, jockeys may even be vying for a £50okay prize pot awarded to the three who rating essentially the most factors.
Murphy, who will probably be driving for the group skilled by Andrew Balding and Richard Hannon Jnr, stated: “That is an thrilling innovation and contemplating the prize cash there ought to be fierce competitors between the groups. I look ahead to being concerned.”
Hayley Turner added: “It’s nice that the racing trade has determined to strive one thing a bit totally different.
“I do know the jockeys and the trainers are all actually excited. I believe it is going to assist to seize a non-racing viewers and be a enjoyable occasion all spherical.”
The Jockeys and their groups
Staff 1 – Oisin Murphy, Sean Levey, Hayley Turner
Staff 2 – Jim Crowley, Hector Crouch, Pat Cosgrave
Staff 3 – Paul Hanagan, David Allan, Paddy Mathers
Staff 4 – James Doyle, Callum Shepherd, Laura Pearson
Staff 5 – Jason Watson, Martin Dwyer, Thore Hammer Hansen
Staff 6 – David Egan, Dylan Browne McMonagle, Gavin Ryan
Staff 7 – Danny Tudhope, Cam Hardie, Paul Mulrennan
Staff 8 – Adam Kirby, Kieran Shoemark, Saffie Osborne
Staff 9 – Hollie Doyle, Cieren Fallon, Jack Mitchell
Staff 10 – Charles Bishop, Rossa Ryan, George Bass
Staff 11 – TBC*
Staff 12 – Frankie Dettori, Luke Morris, Jamie Spencer
*Staff 11 (France) is presently awaiting affirmation of rules surrounding Brexit and Covid-19 earlier than asserting additional particulars concerning their nominated jockeys.
Racing League launches on July 29 and can run throughout 6 conferences at Doncaster, Lingfield (x2), Newcastle (x2) and Windsor. To seek out out extra about Racing League, go to www.racingleague.uk.