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Prize-money fillip at Newmarket

Last Updated: 28/01/14 4:16pm

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Newmarket: Prize money boost

Newmarket: Prize money boost

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All nine Group One races run at Newmarket have been given a cash boost, taking prize-money for the new season over the £10million mark.

The QIPCO Guineas meeting will provide prize-money of £1.38m, an increase of 5 per cent on last year's figure, and the July Festival will see an increase of six per cent, up to £1.64m.

Amy Starkey, regional director for the Jockey Club East, said: "We are delighted to be able to announce such excellent news regarding our 2014 prize-money.

"The overall increase to in excess of £10m reflects The Jockey Club's commitment to and investment in British racing."

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