Points system

The 2018 Lady Jockeys’ Thoroughbred World Championship is decided on a points basis over five races with the rider amassing the most points crowned champion.

Four independent experts assesses each race and ranks the runners. The runners are then divided into three groups – A ranked (top category), B ranked and C ranked. Each rider are drawn to ride  1 x A, 2 x B, 2 x C during the five races.

Points are awarded as follows:

  • 1st place – 15 points
  • 2nd place – 12 points
  • 3rd place – 10 points
  • 4th place – 7 points
  • 5th place – 4 points
  • Unplaced – 2 points
  • Non-runner: 5 points