2 YEAR OLD SWEEPSTAKES 2017/2018
The Tasmanian Pacing Club and Tasracing have altered the format of the 2 year old sweepstakes for 2017/18 to ensure the ongoing future of the series and to continue to give 2 year old racing opportunities to owners.
The series will include a final for both Colts and Fillies for $20,000.
There will be 2 preludes scheduled for each sex as detailed below.
NOMINATION FEE FOR THE SERIES IS ONE PAYMENT OF $100.00
NOMINATIONS FOR THE 2017/18 SERIES CLOSE AT MIDNIGHT 28TH OCTOBER 2017. THERE WILL BE NO EXTENSION TO THIS DATE AND NO LATE ENTRIES WILL BE ACCEPTED.
- Two 2YO sweepstakes finals races, one for fillies and the other for colts and geldings, be scheduled at Hobart.
- The stake money for each be $20,000.
- Preludes will be scheduled at race meetings in the preceding month leading up to the finals. Two preludes be scheduled for each sex – one 2C0 and the other 2C0 and better. Preludes for sweepstakes nominated horses only. Additional preludes may be run if there are more than 12 acceptors for a prelude.
- Finals are open to sweepstakes eligible horses only and the order of selection is:
- Horses that placed first and second in the preludes.
- Horses that competed in preludes but were unplaced. Horses will be selected on finishing positions in preludes – highest finishing position first selected.
- Horses that did not participate in the preludes.
If two or more horses are tied on a selection condition and there are insufficient places remaining in the final for all to be included, a random draw will be conducted for that position(s).
Conditions may be altered by the committee of the Tasmanian Pacing Club and Tasracing as required.
Nomination form available here