Prize-money fillip at Newmarket
Last Updated: 28/01/14 4:16pm
Newmarket: Prize money boost
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."