GET ready for a blockbuster summer as the star-studded Racing League returns with new teams, captains and £2MILLION on the line.
The inaugural series was a hit last year but a load of changes have ramped up the excitement for 2022.
Chiefly among this is the teams are now based on regions, so you can back the Yorkshire trainers, the Scots, those from Ireland or the squad from London and the south.
There are a whole load of new captains too, including Sun Racing columnist Matt Chapman and his Sky Sports colleague Leonna Mayor.
And of course big-name jockeys including Frankie Dettori and Hayley Turner will take to the saddle on some of the top horses in the land.
The Racing League will be shown live on Sky and ITV every Thursday night.
Sun Racing has teamed up with the Racing League to offer you an exclusive deal where you can get a family ticket for just £9.50.
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Now, strap yourself in as we take a look at exactly what the Racing League looks like for this summer.
Racing League 2022 format
Seven teams will compete in 42 races over six meetings for more than £2m in prize money.
Each team has seven jockeys and the team manager will decide the selection for each race.
There will be 14 horses in each race – two from each team.
Races will vary in distance from 5f to 2m. Six races each week will be handicaps open to horses three and older rated 0-90.
One will be a handicap for two-year-olds rated 0-85.
Racing League ticket offer
Get two adults and up six under 18s into a Racing League meeting for just £9.50 with Sun Racing.
We’ve teamed up with the league to bring you this amazing ticket offer – simply click HERE to claim.
Racing League 2022 scoring
There are 100 points up for grabs per race.
The winner gets 25 points, second 18, third 15 and fourth 12 and so on.
Unlike normal each-way terms with a bookie, every point counts in the Racing League, with even the horse finishing 10th picking up one.
That can prove crucial for the series finale at Newcastle on September 15.
Just nine points separated winners Team talkSPORT and runners-up eToro at the end of racing last year.
Racing League teams, jockeys, captains and odds
Captain: Mick Quinn
Jockeys: Jamie Spencer, Pat Cosgrave, Paul Hanagan, Lewis Edmunds, Harrison Shaw, Connor Beasley and Ben Robinson.
Odds of winning: 8-1
Wales and The West
Captain: Jamie Osborne
Jockeys: Frankie Dettori, Saffie Osborne, Adam Kirby, Callum Shepherd, David Egan, Clifford Lee, Neil Callan
Odds of winning: 4-1
Captain: Leonna Mayor
Jockeys: Cam Hardie, David Allan, Paul Mulrennan, Oison McSweeney, Joanna Mason, Dougie Costello, William Carver
Odds of winning: 8-1
Racing League exclusive ticket offer
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Captain: Kevin Blake
Jockeys: Gavin Ryan, Rossa Ryan, Billy Lee, Tyler Heard, Tom Marquand, Jason Watson, Dylan Browne McMonagle
Odds of winning: 3-1
London and The South
Captain: Matt Chapman
Jockeys: Daniel Muscutt, Laura Pearson, Marco Ghiani, Nicola Currie, Sean Levey, Eoin Walsh, Louis Steward
Captain: Linda Perratt
Jockeys: Andrew Mullen, Ben Curtis, Graham Lee, James Sullivan, Kevin Stott, Rowan Scott, Ryan Sexton
Odds of winning: 14-1
Captain: Rupert Bell
Jockeys: Jack Mitchell, Luke Morris, Kieran Shoemark, Cameron Noble, Hayley Turner, Ray Dawson, Grace McEntee
Odds of winning: 5-2
Racing League top jockey odds
8-1 Daniel Muscutt
10-1 Dylan Browne McMonagle, Rossa Ryan, Jack Mitchell, Ben Curtis, Paul Mulrennan, Tom Marquand
12-1 Billy Lee
14-1 Sean Levey, Clifford Lee, Marco Ghiani, Jason Watson, Connor Beasley, Gavin Ryan
Odds from William Hill.
When is the Racing League and how can I watch it?
The Racing League will be broadcast live on Sky Sports Racing and on ITV4, where coverage will start at 5.30pm and finish at 9pm.
You can also listen to every race live on talkSPORT2.
Racing League fixtures
August 4 – Doncaster
August 11 – Lingfield
August 25 – Newcastle
September 1 – Royal Windsor
September 8 – Southwell
September 15 – Newcastle
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