Welcome to Newturf, 26th day of the monthly season.
The Churchill Downs Derby (2800m distance) will be held today. This is the last qualifying race to one of the most expected hurdling month-end event: the Cheltenham Royal Derby (Competitions >> Hurdling >> Cheltenham Royal Derby).
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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