Changes to Jump race classifications

21 May 2020

It has been agreed that the Jump Race Classification will be altered such that 0-105 handicaps (both hurdles and steeple chases) will be reclassified as Class 5 (from Class 4). This is to promote increased flexibility and variety at the lower end of the programme, enabling racecourses to stage more 0-105 races within their daily budget.
Allied to this and in order to guard against any potential overall downgrade to the programme, the minimum Class that weight-for-age Maiden, Novices’ and Juvenile races may be run at should be raised from Class 5 to Class 4.

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