The Racing Season
The Season in Champion Jockey runs from January to December and features equivalents of many of the world's most famous horse races. The courses featured in the 'EU' part of the game and their real-life equivalents are:
- GLS - Gloucester - Cheltenham - Used for all National Hunt Races (jump races).
- GNF - Greenfields - Newmarket - This is the Rowley mile course with its 1m 2f (2000m) home straight.
- THM - Thames - Epsom - Home of Britain's most famous flat race, The Derby. Thames also hosts Doncaster's St Leger.
- VIC - Victoria - Ascot - In July this hosts the famous Royal Ascot festival. Make sure you wear a nice hat.
- SBL - Sablons - Longchamp - Home of the Prix de L'Arc de Triomphe.
- LVL - Louisville - Churchill Downs - Home of the Kentucky Derby.
- HMS - Hempstead - Belmont Park
- GCH - Grand Chariot - Meydan - Home of the world's richest race, the Dubai World Cup which is run under floodlights.
- KWL - Sha Tin Racecousrse - In Hong Kong, how did they find room?
In the first year of story mode, you start in February week 3 (abbreviated as 2.3), though you cannot race until February week 4 (2.4).