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FAQs

Within this section we have compiled all of the frequently asked questions concerning The All-Weather Championships and added them below.

Information for overseas runners on All-Weather Championships Finals Day at Newcastle and the All-Weather Vase at Lingfield Park.

Please click the relevant link below for information regarding overseas participation at Newcastle or Lingfield Park on Good Friday for horses travelling from Ireland or France.

Map of Lingfield Park

French Jockey Information
French Racing Staff Information
French Trainer Information

Irish Jockey Information
Irish Racing Staff Information
Irish Trainer Information

What is all-weather racing?

All-Weather racing is flat racing run on a synthetic surface; Fibresand, Polytrack or Tapeta.

How many categories are there in the All-Weather Championships?

There are 6 categories in the All-Weather Championships; 3 Year Old, Sprint, Mile, Marathon, Fillies & Mares, Middle Distance.

When do the Championships start/finish?

Season 9 of the All-Weather Championships start on 19 October 2021 at Newcastle and run until Good Friday, 15 April 2022, with Finals Day also taking place at Newcastle, alongside the All-Weather Vase fixture at Lingfield Park and racing at Chelmsford City on that day.

At which course are the All-Weather Championships held?

The All-Weather Championships take place at the six All-Weather tracks in the UK; Kempton Park, Lingfield Park Resort, Newcastle, Wolverhampton, Southwell and Chelmsford City. Kempton Park is owned and run by The Jockey Club. Lingfield Park, Newcastle, Wolverhampton and Southwell are owned and run by Arena Racing Company. Chelmsford City is an independent racecourse. Fast-Track Qualifiers are also held at Dundalk in Ireland, together with Chantilly and Deauville in France.

How much are tickets to an All-Weather Championships raceday?

The ticket costs vary at each racecourse. Please visit the individual racecourse websites for ticket pricing information.

How do I find out which horse/jockey/trainer is in the lead?

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