Races at Kilbeggan Next Monday
Published: 17th June 2014
Next Monday 23rd June promises to be entertaining with six sponsored races in a 7 race card commencing at 6PM.
Next Monday should bring huge crowds with six sponsored races providing plenty of competitive racing for punters and good prizes for owners. J.P.McManus is again sponsoring the Martinstown Hurdle to open proceedings followed by a race in The West Awake Series, which is sponsored by Easy Fix Rubber Products. The feature race is the Carmel Fay Memorial Handicap Hurdle of €20,000 over 2 miles and sponsored by the Fay Family. The other sponsored races are the Mullingar & North Westmeath Vintners Association and Tara Wholesale Bottlers are sponsoring the T & V. Novice Hurdle, which has produced some useful horses; Pat McCormack is sponsoring the Hurley Family Handicap Hurdle in honour of the family association with the races for many year; and The Irish Stallion Farms European Breeders Fund Handicap Chase is sponsored by the European Breeders Fund.
With such a line-up of sponsored races this meeting as all the potential to be one of the most exciting, thrilling, fun-filled, and successful meetings in many years. If you check the useful information on the Kilbeggan Races Website you will see that in 1840 one reporter wrote "On every side was to be seen happy hearts, smiling countenances, and sparkling eyes" In that sense very little has changed in 174 years so arrive early to get in the mood and remember that the first race starts at 6PM.