The first 6 teams who will take part in the inaugural Racing League 2021, have been announced. 12 teams will compete across 36 races, each worth £50,000 with total prize money of £1.8m.
The Teams Announced:
- The North is represented by dual-purpose trainer Tim Easterby and Richard Fahey, both from North Yorkshire.
- A Newmarket team of Charlie Fellowes, George Scott and Hugo Palmer.
- Sussex and Surrey will be represented on track by a group of 4 trainers; Amanda Perrett, David Menuisier, Gary Moore and George Baker.
- Two teams based in the South West, with Andrew Balding and Richard Hannon in one team and Roger Charlton, Alan King, Martyn Meade and Brian Meehan in the other.
- An Irish team will be led by dual-purpose trainer Joseph O’Brien, alongside his younger brother Donnacha, who recently retired from the saddle.
The first 6 teams are comprised of 17 trainers from the UK and Ireland, with 2-4 trainers representing each team and entering a squad of 30 horses between them.
The remaining 6 teams announced. See: https://www.racingleague.uk/stories/racing-leagues-remaining-6-teams-announced