Trainers please be advised that Local Rule 11.1(h) has been rescinded as at 1 April 2017.
Benchmark 62 Ratings based / performance Handicapping Order of entry and Balloting-
Whereby order of entry for Benchmark 62 races are as follows:
1. Placed 1st last start;
2. Placed 2nd or 3rd at last start;
3. Placed 1st, 2nd or 3rd at their second last start.
4. Horses with highest rating.
Method of elimination of surplus horses secondly must be effected in order from the horse or horses with the lowest Ballot order upwards as follows:-
(i) When two or more horses are of the same Ballot Rating oldest will be eliminated first
(ii) When two or more horses are of the same Ballot Rating and age elimination, ballot shall be by lowest prizemoney.
Updated Local Rules can be found here