The 25th is a very special day every month as the finals of the famous Royal Team Cup, the oldest racing competition of the game, are being held.
It starts at 7:01 pm local time with the 1Y old Flat Racing final, till 10:18 pm with the latest race, the 8Y old Trotting final. 24 finals will follow one after the other: in 3 racing disciplines (Flat, Hurdling, trotting), 8 generations of age (1 to 8 years old horses).
The competition ranking table will be calculated and published in real time after each arrival. The Team Cup is a fierce competition where the horses (the best of their generation) are prepared for this special occasion since a long time. Most of them had first to pre-qualify within Team Races and then qualify during the first round races that were held on the 15th.
For a Team, winning the Team Cup is entering the legend of the game.
For a stable owner, winning a Team Cup final is an excellent publicity for his stud, and always good for the portfolio too!
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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