ARC Awards Joint Winners Of The Horse Of The Month Prize

George Boughey at Lingfield | Racingfotos.com

Bobby Joe Leg (GB) (Pastoral Pursuits {GB}) and Queen Of Ipanema (Ire) (Teofilo {Ire}) will share the Horse Of The Month prize for October and November. Part of the new ARC £1-million All-Weather Bonus initiative, each horse will receive £15,000 for finishing tied at the top of the leader board having won their first three starts between the start of the competition and the end of November. The bonus runs from Oct. 18 to Good Friday, Apr. 7. Trained by Ruth Carr, Bobby Joe Leg scored his wins at Wolverhampton and Newcastle. Queen Of Ipanema, who races for trainer George Boughey, has three consecutive wins in handicaps at ARC racecourses. Third-place horse Cloch Nua (GB) (Exceed And Excel {Aus}) has 14 points and his connections will receive £5,000.

Four more Horses Of The Month prizes will be awarded–December, January, February, and March and April. For more information on the contest, please visit the ARC website.

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