Southern Belle-2020-2021 Dates and Conditions




2020/2021 SEASON

This series for 4 year old and older mares will continue in the current season and will be known as the Southern Belle Speed Series.

The series will consist of four heats and a final as follows:-

December   19     Wairio           Mile       Mobile                 $10,000

December     31      Winton        Mile       Mobile                 $10,000

January   13    Northern Southland at Invercargill   1700m   Mobile   $10,000

February   21          Winton        Mile       Mobile     $10,000

March   4     Riverton @ Winton   Mile   Mobile     $10,000

Final      March   20    Winton    Mile    Mobile      $20,000

The conditions of the series are as follows:-

  • Open to all 4 year old and older mares with winning stakes up to and including
  • $40,000 for lifetime as at date of nomination closing time for the first heat.
  • The heats will be Preferential Barrier Draw based on winning stakes using the Track Grid. The final will have an open draw.
  • To be eligible to start in the final any mare must have started in a heat of the series.
  • Where a mare is nominated for a heat and this heat is cancelled the mare will be eligible for the final at the discretion of the Club’s balloting committee which hosts the final.
  • The winner of a heat will gain automatic qualification for the final. A horse can win two heats and then be ineligible to start in any further heats.
  • Mares will earn points in the heats as follows: 1st – 12 points, 2nd – 8 points, 3rd – 6 points, 4th – 4 points, 5th – 2 points and all other starters earn 1 point
  • The highest points scorers in the heats will be selected to start in the final – a maximum of 13 starters – mares with equal points will be selected at the discretion of the Club holding the final.
  • Mares selected to start in the final will not be eligible to start in other races on the day of the final.

The series sponsors are delighted to be involved in the series

which will help broodmares stay in the province to be bred

from with BLACK TYPE to their CV!