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The Orders and Rules of Racing

PART 3 - RACING PROGRAMMES - (F)20 to (F)46


39. Maximum number of races in a jump race programme

39.1 No more than seven races may be programmed on any one day at any one meeting, with the exception of meetings offering in excess of £135,000 in prize money.
39.2 No more than eight races may be run on any one day at any meeting.
39.3 The number of races from those potentially liable to division that shall be permitted to divide at the time for declaration to run under Rule (F)89 will be

39.3.1 where six races have been programmed

39.3.1.1 no more than two races during British Summer Time, and
39.3.1.2 only one race outside British Summer Time.

39.3.2 where seven races have been programmed

39.3.2.1 only one race during British Summer Time, and
39.3.2.2 no race outside British Summer Time.

39.4 Outside British Summer Time, where seven races have been programmed, no race potentially liable to division shall be permitted to divide at the time determined in accordance with Part 6 for making declarations to run.
39.5 During British Summer Time if the number of races potentially liable to division could produce more than eight races, or
39.6 Outside British Summer Time the number of races potentially liable to division could produce more than seven races,

39.6.1 the Authority shall nominate an order of precedence for division after those races have closed, and
39.6.2 subject to Paragraph 39.2, those races shall be divided in that order where, at the time determined in accordance with Rule(F)89 for making declarations to run, the number of horses declared to run in any such race is eighteen or more.

39.7 Any remaining races shall be subject to elimination in accordance with Rules 102 and 103.
39.8 No race will be permitted to divide at an Evening Meeting or Twilight Meeting.