With over €1.8 million in prize money up for grabs and fifteen
races including eight Grade 1s, Dublin Racing Festival is two days of top class
racing that you do not want to miss.
The opening day of Dublin Racing Festival features four
exciting Grade 1 Races. The feature of which is the Chanelle Pharma
Irish Champion Hurdle (Grade 1) won last year by the exceptional mare Honeysuckle
for Henry De Bromhead and jockey Rachael Blackmore. This race has a rich
history in producing top class hurdlers. It has been won by superstars such as
Apples Jade, Brave Inca, Istabraq, Hardy Eustace and Hurricane Fly.
The Ladbrokes Steeplechase (Grade 1) has produced top
class chasers over the years. The race was won last year by Chacun Pour Soi for Willie Mullins and jockey Paul Townend. The Nathaniel Lacy &
Partners Solicitors ‘€50,000
Cheltenham Bonus for Stable Staff’ Novice Hurdle (Grade 1) was a thrilling race last year won by Latest
Exhibition for Paul Nolan and jockey Bryan Cooper, and the Arkle Novice
Steeplechase (Grade 1) won by Notebook for Henry De Bromhead and
jockey Rachael Blackmore. The Irish Arkle has produced top class novices in the
past including Le Richebourg, Footpad, Douvan and Un De Sceaux.
Dublin Racing Festival draws to a close on Sunday 7th
February with the Paddy Power Irish Gold Cup (Grade 1) won last
year by Delta Work for trainer Gordon Elliott and Jack Kennedy. The
Paddy Power Irish Gold Cup feature race has a past winners list of the greats,
including Jodami, Imperial Call, Florida Pearl, Beef or Salmon, Neptune
Collonges and Sir Des Champs.
The Sunday 7th February also features the Tattersalls
Ireland Spring Juvenile Hurdle (Grade 1) won last year by A Wave Of The Sea
for Joseph O’Brien and Jockey Barry Geraghty. The Chanelle Pharma Novice
Hurdle (Grade 1) won last year by Asterion Forlonge for trainer Willie
Mullins and jockey Danny Mullins. The Flogas Novice Steeplechase (Grade
1) produced a memorable finish last year as the exceptional thirteen year old, Faugheen won the race for Willie Mullins and Paul Townend.
Nathaniel Lacy & Partners Solicitors
‘€50,000 Cheltenham Bonus
for Stable Staff’ Novice Hurdle of €125,000 (Grade 1) Nov Hdle, 5yo+, 2m 6f
Chanelle Pharma started in 1985 the company’s founder and MD, Michael Burke, a Veterinary Surgeon, recognised the need for a professional, rapid and competitive international veterinary distribution service. Chanelle Pharma has grown organically through a number of strategic business shifts to become a leading provider of human and animal health generic pharmaceuticals worldwide. In Ireland Chanelle Pharma is the largest indigenous manufacturer of both human and veterinary generic pharmaceuticals. Headquartered in Loughrea, Co Galway, Chanelle Pharma has a presence in over 90 countries and supplies 10 of the top 12 multinationals in the world with both human and veterinary pharmaceutical products.
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Ladbrokes are a market leader in retail bookmaking in the UK, Ireland and Belgium where it operates betting shops. The Company also operates betting facilities at FA Premiership grounds and racecourses. In addition to an extensive retail presence Ladbrokes is a world leader in remote betting and offers thousands of betting markets daily over the telephone and Internet. The 2020 renewal of the Ladbrokes Dublin Chase produced the leading two mile performance of the year as Chacun Pour Soi defeated Min by 3 3/4 lengths.
Nathaniel Lacy & Partners LLP are a leading Irish firm of solicitors based in Dublin, Meath, Donegal, Galway and Sligo but servicing clients nationwide. Nathaniel Lacy offer an extensive range of professional legal services and have a broad range of experience across different sectors. Nathaniel Lacy kindly offer the €50,000 Cheltenham Stable Staff Bonus, if the winning horse of the Nathaniel Lacy & Partners Solicitors Novice Hurdle goes on to win any race at the Cheltenham Festival, Nathaniel Lacy gift a €50,000 bonus to the stable staff of the winning yard.
Goffs is Ireland's Premier Thoroughbred Auction House since 1866 and has a rich history of selling some of the greatest names in National Hunt racing. Goffs’ flagship National Hunt sale is the Land Rover Sale in June. A leading source of Grade 1 winners, recent graduates of the Land Rover include Altior, Samcro, Paisley Park, Put The Kettle On, Faugheen, Topofthegame, The Storyteller, Felix Desjy, Reserve Tank, Flooring Porter, Commander Of Fleet and many more
Matheson were established in Dublin and now have offices in Cork, London, New York and San Francisco. Matheson services the legal needs of internationally focused companies and financial institutions doing business in and from Ireland. Matheson have advised the majority of the top Fortune 100 companies.
The Irish Arkle is one of the most anticipated races of the influential Dublin Racing Festival, the Grade 1 Novice Chase has a role of honour second to none. The Patrick Ward & Company Solicitors Irish Arkle Novice Chase was first run as a Grade 1 event in 2002, with subsequent Cheltenham Gold Cup winner Kicking King being successful for trainer Tom Taaffe and Barry Geraghty just two years later.
Sunday February 7th 2021
Gaelic Plant Hire Leopardstown Steeplechase of €125,000 (Grade A)
Paddy Power is Ireland’s biggest, most successful, security conscious and innovative bookmaker. Not only that but they are also becoming the UK’s fastest growing bookmaker. Paddy Power is known as the 'Home of the Money Back Special'. They are constantly innovating to provide the best mobile experience to their customers and always appreciate feedback on their products so that they can make the best changes to suit our customers. The Paddy Power Irish Gold Cup was won in 2020 by Leopardstown specialist Delta Work in a thrilling finish where he defeated fellow Grade 1 winners Kemboy and Presenting Percy.
Flogas Ireland is a leading supplier of Liquefied Petroleum Gas (LPG), Natural Gas & Electricity across Ireland, servicing a diverse range of market sectors including the industrial, commercial, domestic, catering, agricultural and automotive markets. Flogas Ireland is known for providing enviable after sales service with nationwide coverage via a panel of service fitters strategically located around the country. Flogas Ireland also operates a 24hr emergency service – ensuring assistance with your gas supply or gas equipment is there for whenever you need it.
Chanelle Pharma started in 1985 the company’s founder and MD, Michael Burke, a Veterinary Surgeon, recognised the need for a professional, rapid and competitive international veterinary distribution service. In Ireland Chanelle Pharma is the largest indigenous manufacturer of both human and veterinary generic pharmaceuticals. Headquartered in Loughrea Co Galway, in 2018 Chanelle Pharma won Pharma Company of the Year and Industry Company of Year, the first indigenous Irish company to win the award.
Tattersalls is Europe’s leading bloodstock auctioneers. Tattersalls Ireland holds nine sales annually, with the Derby Sale producing more Grade 1 winners than any other Store Sale. Some of the more recent Grade 1 winning Derby Sale graduates include Irish Champion Hurdle winner Honeysuckle, Shishkin, Bravemansgame, Monkfish, Asterion Forlonge and Ferny Hollow.
The National Hunt division of Coolmore Stud features established leading sires Milan, Getaway, Walk in the Park and Yeats while they have also recently expanded their stallion rooster to include Maxios, Crystal Ocean, Vadamos and Kew Gardens. Coolmore N.H. Sires stand a remarkable collection of stallions including proven Grade 1 sires, World Champions and Classic winners with the finest pedigrees. If you’re looking for success, look no further!
Established in 2015 Gaelic Plant Hire provides leading edge technology combined with a first class plant hire service to customers nationwide. Gaelic Plant Hire deliver a best in class consultative plant hire experience, focusing on the most cost effective & efficient fit for purpose solutions. The Gaelic Plant Hire (Grade A) Leopardstown Chase was won in 2020 by Glamorgan Duke.
Leading law firm William Fry advise leading domestic and international corporations, financial institutions and government organisations. They regularly act on complex, multi-jurisdictional transactions and commercial disputes. William Fry have offices in Dublin and Cork along a global network of with International offices in London, New York, Silicon Valley and San Francisco.
The Irish European Breeders’ Fund has supported horseracing in Ireland since 1983 by enhancing prize money with funds voluntarily contributed by Irish Stallion Farms. The Fund has contributed over €51 million to the sport since 1983 and has a current investment level of around €2.5 million supporting both Flat and National Hunt racing making the Irish EBF the largest sponsor of horseracing in Ireland.
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