Racing season ends tomorrow
THE final fixture of the Sligo Races season takes place on Wednesday 27th September with a seven race all National Hunt Card consisting of seven steeplechases. The first race begins at 2:15pm.
The Races include: 2.15 – The Irish Stallion Farms EBF Mares Beginners Steeplechase of €15,000;
2.50 – The Printfix Beginners Steeplechase of €12,500;
3.20 – The Maddens Bar & Restaurant Handicap Steeplechase of €20,000 (Feature Race);
3.55 – The Frank O’Beirne Memorial Beginners Steeplechase of €12,500;
4.30 – Congratulations to Derek Fox on Winning the Aintree Grand National from Sligo Races Stee- plechase of €14,500;
5.00 – The Leo McMorrow Novice Handicap Steeplechase of €12,500;
5.30 – The Brenda Anderson Memorial Handicap Steeplechase of €11,500 (Rated 0-109).
The total prize money on offer is €98,500. Kathryn Foley, Manager of Sligo Races said: “It is also Students Day at Sligo Races and we are looking forward to welcoming the students from Institute of Technology Sligo, St Angela’s College, Sligo, as well as students from other colleges. We are looking forward to a large turnout especially with the attractive National Hunt card on offer together with our students who are the racegoers of the future,” she added.
The Sligo Races 201 season is concluding tomorrow with the popular Students Day. First race is off at 2:15pm.