Flat Racing: Dubaï Derby / Trotting: Prix d'Amérique
The Dubaï Derby, a race without handicap on 2200m (for the 1 and 2 years old) and 1600m (for the 3 to 8 years old) is the 4th qualifying race of the “Prix de l'Arc de Triomphe”, the biggest Flat race which occurs every last day of the month.
The Dubaï Derby (a total of 8 races, one for each age generation) will occur tonight as from 23h30 GMT.
The last two qualifying races of the “Prix de l'Arc de Triomphe” will be held on the 21st (the Epsom Downs Derby on 1600m for the 1 and 2 years old, 2200m for the 3 to 8 years old) and the 27th (the Churchill Downs Derby on 2200m for the 1 and 2 years old, 3000m for the 3 to 8 years old).
Another main event of the day is the “Prix de Belgique” for trotting, qualifier for the “Prix d'Amérique”, the biggest trotting race of the game which is also held on the last day of the month just like the “Prix de l'Arc de Triomphe”. The “Prix de Belgique” is held tonight for the 8 generations between 20h01 (for the 1 year old) and 20h08 (for the 8 years old), one race at each minute.
Le Prix d'Amérique
There are six qualifying races that sets the grid for the most famous Trotting race on Newturf: Le Prix d'Amérique (for each age generation):
- The winner of each race qualify directly for the Prix d'Amérique.
- If the winner of a race is already qualified, it is the second horse that qualifies (a horse placed at the third position never qualifies, even the horses placed first and second are already qualified).
- The remaining qualifiations to reach 12 runners for the Prix d'Amérique are set according to points scoring under all qualifying races. If you finish third in a qualifying race to 12 runners, you score 9 points, if you finish sixth in a qualifying race with 8 runners, you score 2 points.
In case of a tie in points to get into the list of qualified for the final, the number of entries to the qualifying races that makes the difference. Priority to the horse with the most entries among the six qualifying races.
Le Prix d'Amérique takes place on the last day of each month from 9:01 p.m. (1 year) at 21:08 (8 years).
These eight races are created on the 27th morning at 7.30 am GMT.
50% of the Trotting Prizemoney Pool is allocated to the Prix d'Amérique prizemoney.
The entry fee to the Prix d'Amérique is 10 cents while enry fee for each qualification race is much higher as it is set at €2.
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