Good Friday, All-Weather Championships Final Day, is now one of the top-class racedays in the British Racing calendar, with £1,425,000 in prize money on offer.

For the second year running, a £1-million card All-Weather Championships Final Day at Lingfield Park is supported by a £250,000 programme at Newcastle Racecourse, which includes the £100,000 Listed Burradon Stakes, as well as a £175,000 card at Bath Racecourse.

In 2017, the three racecourses welcomed more than 25,000 people, including a record crowd of 10,770 at Lingfield Park.

This year the Arena Racing Company (“ARC”) is again looking forward to terrific racing action involving horses from Great Britain, Ireland and France.

The £1-million race programme, Lingfield Park, Good Friday, 30th March 2018





Sunbets All-Weather Championships Apprentice Handicap (81–100)


7f 1y






Betway All-Weather Marathon Championships


1m 7f 169y






32Red All-Weather Fillies’ And Mares’ Championships


7f 1y






Betway All-Weather Sprint Championships


6f 1y






32Red Three-Year-Old All-Weather Championships


6f 1y






Sunbets All-Weather Mile Championships


1m 1y






Betway Easter Classic All-Weather Middle Distance Championships 1m 2f



Newcastle’s Good Friday race programme





Betway Sprint Handicap (71–85)






£15,000 Novice Race






£10,400 Handicap (66–80)


7f 14y






Betway Handicap (86–100)


1m 4f 98y






32Red Burradon Stakes (Listed Race)


1m 5y




£20,000 Fillies’ Conditions Race




4:55pm £10,400 32Red Casino Handicap (66–85) 1m 2f 42y


Bath’s Good Friday race programme





Betway Novice Race


5f 160y


2:20pm  £20,000


Betway Conditions Race


5f 10y


2:55pm  £60,000


Legg Family Celebration Handicap (81–100)


1m 3f 137y






Lansdown Conditions Race


5f 160y






Betway Handicap




4:35pm  £8,850


Dyrham Handicap (66–85)


1m 5f 11y






Kelston Handicap (71–85)


5f 10y



About the All-Weather Championships

Season five of the All-Weather Championships started on Tuesday 24th October 2017 at Newcastle and culminates with the thrilling All-Weather Championships Finals Day on Good Friday, 30th March 2018, at Lingfield Park.

The seven races on All-Weather Championships Finals Day card are worth a total of £1 million.

There are two ways for horses to qualify for one of the six Finals on All-Weather Championships Finals Day at Lingfield Park:

A horse can win a ‘Fast Track Qualifier’ race which will ensure a FREE and GUARANTEED place in the corresponding Final on Good Friday.

There are four Fast Track Qualifiers in each of the six Championship Categories hosted at racecourses in Great Britain, Ireland and France;


A horse must run a minimum of three times on the All-Weather surfaces in Great Britain, Ireland and France; or twice on the all-weather surfaces in Great Britain, Ireland, France and once on dirt in Dubai during the qualifying period between 24th October 2017 and the six-day entry stage for the Finals and then be rated high enough to ‘make the cut’ in a Final by order of BHA Racing.

The six championship categories are:

  • 3-Year-Old over 6 furlongs (sponsored by 32Red)
  • Fillies & Mares over 7 furlongs (sponsored by 32Red)
  • Mile over 8 furlongs (sponsored by Sun Bets)
Sprint over 6 furlongs (sponsored by Betway)
Marathon over 16 furlongs (sponsored by Betway)
  • Middle Distance ‘Betway Easter Classic’ over 10 furlongs (sponsored Betway)

In addition to the prize money available, £10,000 will go to each of the All-Weather Champions – the ‘All Stars’ – based on the number of winners, at the end of All-Weather Championships season:

  • Champion All-Weather Jockey
  • Champion All-Weather Trainer
  • Champion All-Weather Owner
Champion All-Weather Sire
  • Winning Most All-Weather Horse
  • All-Weather Horse Of The Year (based on prize money won during Championships)
  • Champion Tipster (run by At The Races and involving over 6,500 players)

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