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The Orders and Rules of Racing

Race Administration Manual (F)


SCHEDULES

Schedule 11 - Appearance Money Scheme 2018

1. An Appearance Money Scheme subject to the criteria laid down below shall apply for the period from January 1st, 2018 until December 31st, 2018 (both dates inclusive).

2. For all eligible races, a list of which is shown under Paragraphs 9 & 10, it is the racecourse's responsibility to unlock Appearance Money payments for Owners in that race by

2.1 Paying Prize Money down to at least fourth place,
2.2 Ensuring that the Prize Money for an eligible race is at least £900 above the minimum value, and
2.3 Maintaining their average class of race during the relevant Programme Book.

3. Once the racecourse has unlocked Appearance Money payments, and subject to the conditions described in Paragraphs 4 and 5, the Owner of a horse which has finished at least eighth in

3.1 an eligible Jump race on a Friday evening, Saturday evening or Sunday qualifies for a payment of £450 (plus VAT where applicable),
3.2 an eligible Flat race on a Friday evening, Saturday evening or Sunday qualifies for a payment of £400 (plus VAT where applicable),
3.3 an eligible Jump race on all other days and times not previously mentioned in Paragraph 3.1 qualifies for a payment of £350 (plus VAT where applicable),
3.4 an eligible Flat race on all other days and times not previously mentioned in Paragraph 3.2 qualifies for a payment of £300 (plus VAT where applicable)

4. Where a horse has earnt more in Prize Money than the amount due in Appearance Money for its place, then the amount the Owner qualifies for under Paragraph 3 will not be paid.
5. Where a horse has earnt Prize Money, but the amount earnt is less than the amount due in Appearance Money under Paragraph 3, then the amount paid in Appearance Money to the Owner will be the amount shown in Paragraph 3 less any Prize Money payment due.
6. Any payment will be made to the Owner of the horse at the time it qualifies for Appearance Money in accordance with Paragraph 3 of this Schedule.

7.1 Any Owner who receives a payment must distribute the payment in the following proportions

7.1.1 8% to the Trainer of the horse,
7.1.2 6% to the Rider in the race, and
7.1.3 6% to the stable from which the horse was trained.

7.2 No payment is due under Paragraph 7.1.2 of this Schedule where the Rider is an Amateur Rider.
7.3 No payment is due under Paragraph 7.1.1 or 7.1.3 of this Schedule where the horse is trained

7.3.1 outside Great Britain, or
7.3.2 in the circumstances specified in Rule (C)1.1.3 (person without licence or permit training a horse for a limited category of jump races).

8. In no circumstances will Appearance Money payments be authorised under this Schedule in the event that a meeting or race is abandoned, which includes after the signal to mount is given.
9. Eligible Jump races under this Schedule include all Class 3, 4 and 5 races, but not

9.1 National Hunt Flat races,
9.2 Hunter Chase races, or
9.3 Weight-for-age Maiden or Novice Hurdle races.

10. Eligible Flat races under this Schedule include all Class 4, 5 and 6 races, but not

10.1 Weight-for-age Novice, Novice Auction, or Median Auction Novice races, or
10.2 Weight-for-age Maiden, Maiden Auction, or Median Auction Maiden races.

11. Appearance Money amounts included within the Total Race Value of a race are not paid out to other finishers where a horse does not cross the finish line for that place the relevant placing (e.g. Appearance Money for eighth place is retained if there are only seven finishers).
12. In the event of a dead-heat placing, which includes a dead-heat for eight place, the Owners of both horses would qualify for the relevant Appearance Money amount.
13. A racecourse may decide to add their own Appearance Money payments into either the conditions of the race or the Total Race Value. If offered these amounts must be clearly advertised in the race conditions and paid to connections in accordance with Paragraph 7.
14. For the purposes of this Schedule, all races at twilight fixtures are categorised as evening races.