Median Auction Race Conditions
Conditions for the three 2 year old Median Auction Races in the 2011/12 Tattersalls Millions:
£100,000 Tattersalls Millions Median Auction Stakes
6 furlongs, Newmarket July Course, August 27th.
£100,000 Tattersalls Millions Fillies’ Median Auction Stakes
6 furlongs, Newmarket Rowley Mile, September 16th.
£200,000 Tattersalls Millions Median Auction Trophy
7 furlongs, Newmarket Rowley Mile, September 17th.
The weight to be carried by each horse shall be determined by the median price of its sire's yearlings sold at the main public sales held in Europe and North America in 2010, in accordance with the bands shown below:
Horses sold or bought in for:
60,001 guineas or more: 8st 13lb
45,001 guineas - 60,000 guineas: 8st 11lb
30,001 guineas - 45,000 guineas: 8st 9lb
15,001 guineas - 30,000 guineas: 8st 7lb
15,000 guineas or less: 8st 5lb
Fillies allowed 5lb in the two open races
Penalties - winners of:
Class 4 race: 2lb | Class 3 race: 4lb | Class 2 race: 6lb | Class 1 race: 8lb
If at the declaration stage there are more entries than the applicable safety limit, runners will be reduced by the elimination of those horses which, in the opinion of the BHA Handicapper, have the lowest handicap rating.