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Sunday 21 September 2014

Stadium gears up for exciting horse and hound race day

Published 16/08/2014 | 00:00

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THE Bar One Racing 'Dual Race Day' will take place at Dundalk Stadium's all-weather horse and greyhound track this Sunday.

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Horse racing will commence at 2.40pm with a seven-race card. Greyhound racing will take place in the evening at 7pm with the annual Bar One Racing Irish Sprint Cup Final.

Ireland's only sprint classic event, The Bar One Racing Irish Sprint Cup has a total prize fund of €35,000 and a winner's purse of €20,000.

'This is the seventh year that Bar One Racing has sponsored the Dual Race Day at Dundalk Stadium and the 11th year sponsoring the Bar One Racing Irish Sprint Cup Final,' said, Barney O'Hare, Managing Director of Bar One Racing.

'The Sprint Cup this year is shaping up to be an exciting contest with no shock eliminations prior to last weekend's semi-finals. The top sprinter's in the country are still vying for the €35,000 prize fund and I look forward to seeing who will win the title.'

Tickets are not required for this event, but concessions are extended for large groups by advance booking. Doors open at 12:30pm.

'The Bar One Dual Race Day promises to be a great day for young and old alike', said Emma Meehan, Sales & Marketing Manager, Dundalk Stadium.

'With a whole host of kids activities throughout the day, the Bar One Racing Dual Race Day will ensure that the youngsters are just as entertained as the adults. I would like to thank Bar One Racing for their continued support of Dundalk Stadium and we look forward to an exciting race day.'

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