Race­course gears up for na­tional hunt sea­son

The Corkman - - NEWS -

CO- OP Su­per­store will sponor 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.

Photo by Sean Jef­feries

Pic­tured at the an­nounce­ment of coop­su­per­stores.ie as spon­sors of Day 2 of the Oc­to­ber Rac­ing Week­end at Cork Race­course Mal­low are Ni­amh Doyle, Sales & Mar­ket­ing, Cork Race­course with jockey Am­brose McCur­tain and Gil­lian Fo­ley, Mar­ket­ing Man­ager, Dairy­gold.

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