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Racing Post remains ‘committed to Irish racing’ with Leopardstown renewal

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The Racing Post and Leopardstown have announced an extension to their partnership, with the outlet providing title sponsorship and race sponsorship of day one of the racecourse’s Christmas Festival. Under the terms of the four-year agreement, day one of the festival will continue to be called Racing Post Day, whilst the feature race of the day will be billed as …

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All change in Irish racing

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Dismay and despair has greeted news, revealed by The Racing Post, that coverage of Irish racing is set to leave At The Races (ATR) for Racing UK at the start of 2019. Stakeholders throughout the sport have reacted with concern following the revelation, with a huge uncertainty over the profile of the sport one major issue cited. At The Races, …

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Coral announces first ever Irish sponsorship with Leopardstown

SBC News Coral announces first ever Irish sponsorship with Leopardstown

UK bookmaker Coral looks to expand its presence within the Irish sports betting market by announcing that it has agreed a three year sponsorship of Leopardstown Racecourse (Leinster County) January meets. The sponsorship comes following the approval of Coral’s Irish betting licence and marks the bookmakers first official Irish marketing partnership. Leopardstown’s is set to host the Coral.ie Hurdle Meeting …

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Entries for Irish Champions Weekend almost double 2013 level

SBC News Entries for Irish Champions Weekend almost double 2013 level

Initial entries for the Premier Handicaps on Irish Champions Weekend at Leopardstown and the Curragh on Saturday 13th and Sunday 14th September are well up on previous years. A total of 193 entries have been received, boasting a combined value of €600,000 (£474,702). The corresponding races in 2013 attracted 100 entries. 36 have been received from Britain and one from France. The Irish Stallion Farms EBF ‘Petingo’ Handicap, to be …

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HRI publishes 2015 calendar

SBC News HRI publishes 2015 calendar

Horse Racing Ireland has released next year’s fixture list, with the total number of meetings remaining unchanged at 349. The key points and changes are as follows: Leopardstown’s two-day meeting in January has been split up so that the fixtures will now be run on successive Sundays (18th & 25thJanuary), with the Boylesports Handicap Hurdle the feature race on Sunday 18th and the BHP Insurance …

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Irish Champions Weekend launched in the UK

SBC News Irish Champions Weekend launched in the UK

Irish Champions Weekend has been launched in the British market with a promotional presence at the Chester May and York Dante Festivals. The drive is part of a strategy to target UK punters, capitalising on a large and enthusiastic flat race following. The team comprises Horse Racing Ireland, Leopardstown, and the Curragh Racecourse, in a joint venture. HRI’s Racecourse Marketing …

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