Wednesday 21 March 2018

Racecourse gears up for national hunt season

Co-o Superstore will sponsor day two Cork Racecourse Mallow's October racing weekend. The handicap Steeplechase (Grade B) will be the feature race on the day which has a prize fund of €50,000.

Andrew Hogan, manager at Cork Racecourse Mallow said: "We're delighted to have Dairygold Co-Op Superstores on board as title sponsor. Dairygold have supported us for many years and it's great to see their name now associated with this prestigious race.  As a rural based retailer, many of Co-Op Superstores customers are regular race goers and we looking forward to welcoming them to our October meeting".

The October Racing Weekend marks the launch of the National Hunt Winter Season at Cork Racecourse with a seven race National Hunt card featuring some of Ireland's leading trainers and jockeys.

John O'Carroll, Head of Retail at Dairygold commented: "This National Hunt Meeting at Cork Racecourse is a natural fit for Dairygold.