2018/2019 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:-

                                                                                                                               Minimum Stakes


             November    18           Wyndham                           Mile       Mobile                 $10,000

   December    31           Winton                               Mile       Mobile                 $10,000

              January       10           Northern Southland          1700m   Mobile                  $10,000

              March          23           Wairio                                 Mile       Mobile                 $10,000

Final      April             13           Winton                                Mile       Mobile                 $20,000



The conditions of the series are as follows:-


i)             Open to all 4 year old and older mares with winning stakes up to and including

$30,000 for lifetime as at date of nomination closing time for the first heat.


ii)            The heats and the final will be Preferential Barrier Draw based on winning stakes

                using the Track Grid.


iii)           To be eligible to start in the final any mare must have started in a heat of the series.


iv)           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.


v)            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.


vi)           Mares will earn points in the heats as follows:

                1st – 10 points, 2nd – 6 points, 3rd – 4 points, 4th – 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.


vii)          A mare can qualify for the Southland Series but if it starts in the Canterbury Mares

                Speed Series Final it will not be eligible to start in the final of the Southern Belle Speed



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!


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