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Race Nights-How It Works

The tote is opened and tickets sold. There is no limit on the number of tickets that may be pur​chased. A DVD is then selected at random and the race is run. The money collected is split between the fundraiser and the winners. An example of the money raised from the tote is as follows:

Race One: Example

Horse 1 sells 10 tickets = £10.00

Horse 2 sells 8 tickets = £8.00

Horse 3 sells 16 tickets = £16.00

Horse 4 sells 4 tickets = £4.00

Horse 5 sells 15 tickets = £15.00

Horse 6 sells 16 tickets = £16.00

Horse 7 sells 20 tickets = £20.00

Horse 8 sells 15 tickets = £15.00

A total of £104.00

In the above example, the £104.00 is split 50/50. The fund-raiser would take £52.00 and the winning ticket holders would share £52.00.

If horse 4 won this would be £52.00 split between 4 punters which equals £13.00 each.


You can raise additional funds prior to your race night by selling the horses (and jockeys) and finding a sponsor for each race.

Simply, approach your butcher, milkman or builder and offer them the opportunity to become a race sponsor, in return they get advertising in your race card and the compare will give all your sponsors maximum exposure over the microphone too.

If each sponsor pays £20.00. This will raise £160.00 and help cover your overheads.

Pre Selling

Then sell all the 64 horses for £5.00 each. This raises another £320.

You then obtain eight prizes, to give to each winning owner as the owners prize. You do the same with the jockeys.

By pre-selling you will be able to go into profit before the race night is held.

In addition to all this there are other ways of raising additional funds on the night such as side bets like dual forecasts and trios.


Our tri-cast betting system can make you up to £186.00 towards your fund-raising with a jackpot of up to £150.00 to be paid to the winner.

Losers Prize

Provide a box next to the tote, and ask your punters to write their name on the backs of their losing tickets and drop them in a box.

At the end of the meeting hold a losers draw and award a bottle of wine to the winner. The result is no tickets on the floor or tables and the whole audience stays until the end.

The Last Race

The audience bids against each other to be a trainer for each of the eight runners in the final race. 50% of the monies raised goes to the winning trainer the other 50% goes into the fundraising pot. £50 - £200 Profit





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