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Grand prize for Best Turned Out in Tote Irish Lincolnshire

March 24, 2015

Grand Prize for Best Turned Out Horse in Tote Irish Lincolnshire at the Curragh

Tote Ireland today confirmed that the groom of the Best Turned Out horse at the Tote Irish Lincolnshire will receive a prize of a luxury hotel break for two people. Tote sponsor four historic Premier Handicaps taking place at the Curragh this year. The Irish Lincolnshire takes place on March 29th followed later in the season by the Tote Rockingham, Tote Irish Cambridgeshire and the Tote Irish Cesarewitch. The four Tote Premier Handicaps boast a total prize fund of €400,000.

Tote Irish Lincolnshire 2015

The prize on offer includes a luxury two night break at the four star Plaza Hotel in Westport, Co Mayo staying in the ultra-luxurious Gold Experience Room. The lucky winner and his or her guest will enjoy buffet breakfast each morning; one evening’s fine dining at the Restaurant Merlot and full use of the leisure facilities in the adjoining C Club Leisure Club.

The Tote Irish Lincolnshire is the first in the series of Tote Premier Handicaps and the 74th renewal of the race will take place at the Curragh on March 29th, on the opening meeting of the 2015 Flat Season. To celebrate the sponsorship, Tote is offering a €50,000 Pick 6 pool and free admission for Tote account holders, details of the offer on www.thetote.com

Tim Higgins, CEO of Tote Ireland said: “Tote has been supporting Irish racing since 1930 and we wanted to do something special for stable staff who are involved in the Tote Irish Lincolnshire. The prize is a great one so best of luck to all the grooms.”

Editors Notes:

About Tote Ireland
Tote Ireland Limited is a wholly owned subsidiary of Horse Racing Ireland, with responsibility for the operation of a Totalisator on the 24 racecourses in the Republic of Ireland. Tote offer betting on racing from Ireland, UK, US, Dubai, Singapore and South Africa. All profits made by Tote Ireland are used for the improvement of Irish horseracing.

The Race Dates & History
1. Tote Irish Lincolnshire will take place on 29th March 2015 at the Curragh. The race was first run in 1941 and this will be its 74th renewal.

2. Tote Rockingham Handicap will take place on 28th June 2015 at the Curragh. The race was first run in 1938 and this will be its 77th renewal.

3. Tote Irish Cambridgeshire will take place on 30th August 2015 at the Curragh. The race was first run in 1921 and this is its 94th renewal.

4. Tote Irish Cesarewitch will take place on 11th October 2015 at the Curragh. The race was first run in 1844 and this is its 171st renewal

Tote Free Entry Day
Details on how to claim admission are available on the Tote website.

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