Terms and conditions

Godolphin Fantasy Stable League and Club Godolphin

Godolphin Fantasy Stable League (the Promotion) is an online game where Club Godolphin members (Club members or members) can create a fantasy stable of thoroughbred horses. The website club.godolphin.com (the Website) and Promotion are operated by Godolphin Dubai, Al Quoz Racing Stables, P.O. Box 52922, Dubai, UAE  (the Promoter or Godolphin).

1) How to Enter

a) To enter, Members must first complete the online registration form located on the Website (the Registration Process). As part of the Registration Process the Members must provide a valid email address so the Promoter can contact the Members before and during the course of the Promotion. There are no charges for completing the Registration Process and all aspects of entering the Promotion are free.

b) Once registered, each Member will be directed to a home page, where they are required to:

i) choose a user name, which is also used as their virtual Stable name (this name must not be offensive or otherwise objectionable, the Promoter shall be entitled to require a change of name and/or reject the entry upon notice to the Members).

ii) select ten horses from the list of horses provided to create a fantasy stable (the Stable) or avail of the option to select a lucky dip (Lucky Dip). If Members select the Lucky Dip option, ten horses will automatically be selected on behalf of the Member to create their Stable.

iii) Members are invited to avail of the bonus race option to earn additional points (the Bonus Race).

c) There is a limit of one entry to the Promotion per person.

2) Game Rules and Scoring

a) Stable

i) Members must select ten different horses (each a Horse) from the Horses available on the list provided, or choose the Lucky Dip option.  

ii) Stables must be filled (meaning having ten Horses selected) in order for Members to complete their virtual Stable. Stables must be completed in order to earn points.

iii) The Members may vary the composition of their Stable by replacing the horses in their Stables on three occasions during the Promotion Period in accordance with these Terms and Conditions.

b) Races

i) The Promotion Period includes all races that the Horses race in, between the dates of Tuesday, 1 August until Sunday, 19 November 2017.

ii) If a race meeting or a race within a race meeting is abandoned or cancelled, no points will be awarded for that specific race.

iii) Each Member will receive points (Points) if a Horse in their Stable finishes first, second or third in a Race during the Promotion Period. 

iv) Following each Race Meeting, scoring updates will be posted on the Members’ personalised home page within 24 hours and a leader board will be available to view on the Club Godolphin home page.

v) In the event that a Member’s Horse is unable to, or does not, participate in a Race for any reason whatsoever (including where the Horse is a non-runner or withdrawn), no points will be awarded.

vi) In the event of a dead heat for first, second or third placed Horses, those Members who have the affected Horse in their Stable will be allocated points for that position. For clarification, if a Members Horse dead heats for first place, the Member will be awarded points for a win. If the Horse dead heats for second place, the Member will be awarded points for a 2nd place and the same applies to 3rd place.

c) Points Scoring

i) A Horse will earn points as per the Scoring Chart below if it finishes 1st, 2nd or 3rd in any of the Races during the Promotion Period.

(1) Scoring Chart:

Race Type 1st Place 2nd Place 3rd Place
Group 1 50 40 30
Group 2 40 30 20
Group 3 30 20 10
Listed and Heritage Handicaps 25 16 8
All other races 12 8 4

(2) Race Meetings*:

 * Race meeting schedule subject to change by the authorized racing jurisdiction. 

3) Bonus Races

Bonus races (the Bonus Races) will be selected in advance** by the Promoter and is an optional addition to earn more points for your Stable. Members must choose where they think the Godolphin Horse (or Horses if there is more than one) entered in the Bonus Race will finish. Members can participate in the Bonus Race, regardless of whether the Horse(s) running in the selected Bonus Race is in the Member’s Stable or not. 

a) The Members wins 20 points if they correctly guess the placing of the Godolphin Horse in the Bonus Race. 

b) If there is more than one Godolphin Horse in the Bonus Race, the Member will win 20 points for each correct guess.

c) No points are earned for incorrect guesses.

** Bonus Races may only be available for selection by the Promoter when the races are officially declared. In some countries (for example Ireland) declarations are official 24 hours before the race time, therefore, in some cases the Bonus Race may be available for a shorter period than usual.

 4) Horse Swap

a) Members have the option to change the composition of their Stable three times during the Promotion Period (Horse Swap) or select a Lucky Dip which will replace some, or all, of the ten Horses in their stable.

b) For the sake of clarification, each time a person changes the composition of their Stable by selecting new Horses is counted as a ‘swap’ regardless if the person swaps one, five or all ten of their Horses. 

c) Only active Horses (i.e. those in the Member’s Stable at the relevant time) are eligible to earn points when they race.

d) Members are advised to make their swaps well in advance of a race (minimum of 40 minutes prior to a race). Horses that are swapped out immediately before or during a race may take some time to appear in the Member’s Stable and therefore may not be eligible to win points if they finish 1st, 2nd or 3rd.

5) Prizes

 a) Monthly Prize

i) First place prize winner

1. Tablet computer.

2. GoPro camera.

3. Godolphin Under Armour baseball cap.

ii) Second to tenth place prize winners

1. Godolphin goody bag containing a Godolphin cap, pin, pen, wrist band, USB stick and an iPhone 6 phone case.

iii) Further details

1. Monthly prize winners will be announced on the Club Godolphin webpage and may also be posted on Godolphin’s social media channels.

c) Godolphin Fantasy Stable League Winner Prize

i) First place prize winner

1. Hospitality at the Dubai World Cup 2018 race meeting at Meydan, including flights and four nights’ accommodation for two people.

2. Godolphin Under Armour exclusive kit.

3. Godolphin goody bag a Godolphin cap, pin, pen, wrist band, USB stick and an iPhone 6 phone case.

ii) Second to tenth place prize winners

1. Tablet computer, GoPro camera, Signed Godolphin merchandise and a Godolphin goody bag containing a Godolphin cap, pin, pen, wrist band, USB stick and an iPhone 6 phone case.

ii) Further details:

1. The Godolphin Fantasy Stable League Winner will be announced on the Club Godolphin webpage no later than Thursday, 23 November 2017.

2. Two return airway tickets to Dubai, UAE from the winner’s country of residence.

3. The two tickets to the Dubai World Cup 2018 race meeting at Meydan Racecourse, Dubai, UAE, including full hospitality (meals and beverages), viewing seats in a hospitality suite and transfers to and from the racecourse (if required).

4. The hotel room is based on two people sharing one room. Breakfast, lunch, dinner and soft drinks at the hotel are included; however alcoholic beverages and tobacco, mini bar, room service (if additional charges apply), spa services, and other optional charges incurred whilst the Member is at the hotel are not included in the prize.

6) Winner Notification

a) Each winner will be notified by phone or email, using the details provided upon registration to Club Godolphin.

b) Prize Winner's names may be published on the Godolphin website and social media channels.

7) Selection of Winners

a) The Monthly Winners will be selected on the last day of August, September and October 2017, the Members with the most points accumulated during that specified month will win the Monthly Prize First Place Prize as set out in Prize (5. a. i.) above.

b) The Members in the second to tenth place positions will win the Monthly Prize Second To Tenth Place Prize Winners as set out in Prizes (5.a.ii.) above.

c) There will be no monthly prize winner in November as the competition concludes on Sunday, 19 November 2017.

d) At the completion of the Promotion, the Member with the Stable that has been awarded the highest total number of points during the Promotion Period (from 1 August to 19 November 2017) will be declared the Godolphin Fantasy Stable League Cup Winner Prize (the Cup Winner). The Godolphin Fantasy Stable League Cup Winner who will be awarded the prize as set out in Prizes (5.b.i) above.

e) The Members in the second to tenth place positions overall, at the conclusion of the Promotion, will win the Godolphin Fantasy Stable League Cup Winner Prize – second to tenth place prize as set out in Prizes (5.b.ii) above. 

f) The Cup Winner will be determined by the Promoter at the offices of Godolphin at 13:00hrs (BST) on 20 November 2017 and announced no later than 23 November 2017.

g) In the event of a tie for the Monthly Prize Winners, or the overall Cup Winner, the Members (out of those tied Members) with the Stable that has the highest number of first-place finishes will be declared the Winner (as applicable). Should this fail to break the tie, the Members (out of the remaining tied Members) with the Stable that has the highest number of first and second place finishes will be declared the Winner. Where a tie cannot be resolved by any of the means above, the Promoter shall draw the winner at random out of the remaining tied Members.

h) The prizes are non-transferable (subject to the discretion of Godolphin) and cannot be varied, exchanged for cash, sold or auctioned.

i) Visas for entry to the UAE (if applicable) and any other ancillary costs or out of pocket expenses not expressly set out in these terms and conditions are the responsibility of the Winner. The Winner will be responsible for ensuring that they and any person travelling with them are available to travel and hold passports with not less than 6 months’ validity, any necessary visas and travel documents to enable them to receive the prize in question, as envisaged by these Terms and Conditions, on the travel dates specified.

j) If prizes are unavailable, for whatever reason, Godolphin reserves the right to substitute the prizes for prizes of equal or greater value, subject to any relevant regulations.

8) General Entry

a) By entering and/or participating in Club Godolphin Promotions, each Member (Member) agrees that they have read and understood these terms and conditions (the Terms and Conditions) and will abide by them.

b) Members must be over the age of 16 to take part in the Godolphin Fantasy Stable League Promotion. To claim a prize you will be required to provide proof that you are over the age of 16 and any person identified as being under 16 years of age will be ineligible to take part and unable to claim or receive a prize in connection with this Promotion. 

c) All Members entering in the Godolphin Fantasy Stable League Promotion must be a registered member of “Club Godolphin”. Registration is free of charge.

d) Directors, officers and employees of, or contractors to, Godolphin or any of its related bodies corporate or associated entities, being; Darley Management Company Limited, their immediate families and all Godolphin agencies and companies associated with the Promotion, may enter the Promotion but will not be eligible to be awarded any prizes in the Godolphin Fantasy Stable League. For the purposes of these Terms and Conditions, the term "immediate families" includes a spouse (including de facto), parent, sibling, child, grandparent, grandchild, or parent in law and includes step-parents, step-children and half siblings.

e) Entry into the Godolphin Fantasy Stable League Promotion is free for all Members.

f) Members can join Godolphin Fantasy Stable League competition at any time, however stables created immediately before or during a race, may not have processed in time to earn points should a Horse in their Stable finish 1st, 2nd or 3rd.

g) Points will only be awarded to Horses that earn points from the time the Stable has been created onwards. For clarification, if a Member picks a Horse that has already raced and earned points prior to the Member creating their Stable, these points will not be awarded to the Member.   

9) Term of Promotion

a) The Promotion will be based on race meetings occurring between Tuesday, 1 August until Sunday, 19 November 2017 (the Promotion Period).

b) Members may enter the Godolphin Fantasy Stable League Promotion at any time during the Promotion Period, and will be eligible to win the Monthly Prizes, and indeed the Cup Winner Prize, on merit should they earn enough points during the specified period.

10) Exclusion of Liability

a) While the Promoter will use all reasonable endeavours to arrange the delivery of prizes by the times detailed in these Terms and Conditions, by entering competitions, members acknowledge that circumstances beyond the control of the Promoter may prevent the delivery of prizes by the specified date, or at all. 

b) The Promoter and its Associated Entities, and their respective officers, employees and agents, will not be responsible for and will not be liable to any member for:

 i) any circumstances caused by events beyond the control of the Promoter that may cause competitions, offers, etc. to be disrupted, corrupted or terminated;

 ii) any injuries, losses (including, without limitation, loss of profits), or damages of any kind (even where resulting from negligence of the Promoter or any other person) caused by competitions, offers or any other element of Club Godolphin or resulting from acceptance, possession, attendance, use, or misuse of the prizes, or from participation in Club Godolphin offers or downloading material from the Website;

 iii) any printing or typographical errors in any materials associated with Club Godolphin.

c) Nothing in these Terms and Conditions affects, nor is intended to affect, any rights that a Club Member might have that are not able to be excluded under applicable law and for the avoidance of doubt nothing herein shall limit the Promoter’s liability for death or personal injury caused by its negligence or for fraud.

11) Use of Personal Information / Marketing  

a) Any entries become the property of the Promoter.  Any information Club Members provide may be used by the Promoter for the purpose of conducting promotions.

b) The Promoter may disclose Club Members’ personal information to its contractors and agents for the purpose of conducting Club Godolphin competitions, offers, or communicating with Club Members.

c) By signing up to Club Godolphin, Members consent to their personal information being collected, used and disclosed by the Promoter, its agents, affiliates, related business companies, other companies associated with Club Godolphin, and business partners for any promotional activities, including the Member’s personal participation in reasonable promotional activities as requested by the Promoter, and any marketing and publicity purposes without any further reference, payment or other compensation to the Member.

d) Members’ consent includes authorizing the Promoter, its agents, affiliates, related business companies, other companies associated with Club Godolphin and business partners to send the Members future electronic messages including but not limited to, SMS, MMS, and email regarding any promotional, marketing and publicity activities.

e) All members consent to the publication of their name or username (however their full address will not be published) and agree to participate in reasonable promotional activities in connection with Club Godolphin as requested by the Promoter.

       f) For more information, refer to the Promoter's Privacy Policy located within the Terms and Conditions on the main Godolphin website.  

12) General Conditions

a) The Promoter reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to:

i) cancel or suspend Club Godolphin and any of its Promotions, competitions or offers should the security, fairness, integrity, or proper operation be compromised in any way by any virus or bugs in the IT system used for Club Godolphin; unauthorized human intervention, or other causes beyond the reasonable control of the Promoter; 

ii) disqualify any Club Member who engages in offensive, illegal or objectionable conduct (in the opinion of the Promoter);

iii) cease providing the prize or any part of the prize in the event that the Prize Winner conducts themselves in a manner or carries out any activity which is contrary to the laws, customs and traditions of the country the prize takes place in and the Member acknowledges that they may forfeit the prize or a part of the prize in such circumstances;

iv) disqualify any individual who tampers with the entry process, or who submits an entry that is not in accordance with these Terms and Conditions;

v) cancel, terminate, modify or suspend any competitions, offers or other Club Godolphin elements in accordance with any written directions given by any relevant government or regulatory authority to do so;

vi) request each Winner provide proof of age, identity or proof of residency at the nominated prize delivery address; and

vii) modify these terms and conditions if the need arises.

b) In the case of the intervention of any outside agent or event which naturally changes the result or prevents or hinders its determination, including but not limited to vandalism, power failures, tempests, natural disasters, acts of God, civil unrest or strikes; the Promoter may in its absolute discretion cancel competitions, offers or any element of Club Godolphin and recommence it from the start on the same conditions subject to regulation.

c) In the event that a Member is identified as a minor (under 16 years of age), self-excluded patron, involuntarily excluded patron or any other person who is in breach of these Terms and Conditions, the Promoter reserves the right to refuse to allow the Member to take part in, or receive, any or all aspects of the prizes, and the Promoter will notify any relevant regulator accordingly where required by law to do so.  In such circumstances, a re-determination of the Prize Winners may occur.

d) Decisions of the management of the Promoter are final. No correspondence will be entered into.

e) The Promoter reserves the right to verify any entries and Winners and may refuse to award Prizes where the Promoter has reasonable grounds to believe that there has been a breach of these Terms and Conditions. The Promoter reserves all rights to disqualify Club Members and Winners if their conduct is contrary to the spirit or intention of Club Godolphin, in Promoter’s reasonable opinion.

f) These terms and conditions shall be governed by the laws of Dubai, UAE. 

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