Category B Permit holders may ride in Flat Races confined to Amateur Riders, Steeplechase or Hurdle Races, except those confined to Licensed Conditional Jockeys, and in all National Hunt Flat Races.
The applicant must attend a five day training course. To be eligible for this training the rider must have had at least 15 completed rides under the Rules of Racing, the majority of which must be over obstacles or at least 20 completed rides in Point to Points and/or under the Rules of Racing. Generally, applications for Category B Permits are made by those who have already held a Category A Permit.
COST OF COURSE
For amateur riders there are a limited number of places funded by the British Horseracing Authority and once these places have been offered the cost is £757.00 (inc VAT).