16th April 2020

Rate yourself as a decent singer and work in the racing industry? Well then here’s your chance to shine!

Charity Racing Welfare have launched the racing industry’s very own pop idol through a brand new singing competition, The Furlong Factor.

The competition is free to enter and the winner will walk away with £1,500 in cash and, courtesy of Racing Breaks, an all-expenses paid trip to the Qatar Prix De L’Arc De Triomphe. The Furlong Factor is open to anyone involved in the UK racing industry who is 18 years old or over. Find out how to enter here

Deadline for entries is Friday 24th April,  then heats will take place between April 29th and May 4 with a final set to take place on May 9 on which the Tote will be opening a charity betting market. All funds raised from the Furlong Factor will go towards Racing Welfare’s Covid19 Emergency Appeal, donations for which can be made here.

The best and most entertaining entries will go through to a round of heats which will run from Wednesday 29th April to Monday 4th May. Each heat will generate a winner, as voted for by the public, who will go through to a final to be held on Saturday 9th May.

In the run-up to the final racing fans will have the opportunity to back their favourite contestants through the Tote, before voting is opened on Twitter to find the winner of the Furlong Factor 2020.