The ITBA Next Generation 10-to-Follow Competition, sponsored by Racing Post Bloodstock, was announced by ITBA Next Generation on Wednesday. To enter, contestants pick their top five Flat and top five National Hunt horses to follow in 2020, with prizes on tap including 1 year free Ultimate Membership to the Racing Post (£349). The competition starts on Feb. 14, but entries cam be made after the beginning of the competition through the month of February. Only one entry is allowed per person, with free entry for ITBA Next Generation members. Results are tabulated through Dec. 31, 2020. Points are rewarded for Irish racing only (G1=50, G2=30, G3=20, Listed=12, any other race=5), with the followed exceptions worth double points:
- Cheltenham Festival
- Aintree Festival
- Epsom Derby/Oaks
- Royal Ascot
- Glorious Goodwood
- Leopardstown Christmas Festival
ITBANG membership is just €20 per year. To become an ITBANG member or for more details on the competition, go to www.itbang.ie.