One of the popular online casino in United Kingdom, Blue Square Casino, signed a deal to continue sponsorship of Racing Winter Carnival held at Lingfield, Southwell and Wolverhampton in January and February next year. The new deal will cover all flat races including the extremely successful Blue Square Sprint Series.
The Blue Square Sprint Series is a six furlong feature hosted every Saturday at Lingfield during January and February. The series features a Grand Prix style points system, which rewards runners, riders and trainers all the way to sixth place.
The series consists of seven rounds of six furlong sprints where each round offers enhanced prize money for this category of GBP 4,000 with the Grand Final worth GBP 15,000. The horseracing series includes a wide range of Class 5 and Class 6 qualifying rounds and the Grand Final.
The Grand Final is open to all horses within the designated weight range and will be held on Feb 25. Entry preference is expected to be given to horses, which manage to gather points throughout the seven qualifying races as opposed to their official ratings. Entries to the opening qualifier on Jan 7 are accepted until Jan 2.
Blue Square Casino, running in full compliance with British gambling laws, will be hosting a celebatory launch party at Lingfield Racecourse on Nov 12. The casino also plans a series of promotions, which will see hundreds of tickets given away over the winter.
Blue Square PR and Sponsorship Manager, Richard Jaques, told United Kingdom gambling news: ”We were delighted with the inaugural Blue Square Winter Carnival and Blue Square Sprint Series. It’s great for racegoers to follow a series and see the same horses coming back each week to take each other on.”