Kilboy Estate Stakes upgraded to Group 2 status

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Kilboy Estate Stakes upgraded to Group 2 status

February 7, 2013

The Kilboy Estate Stakes has been upgraded to Group 2 status following the decision of the European Pattern Committee

Paul Hensey Curragh racecourse General Manager commented

“The support and commitment by our sponsors Mr and Mrs Shane Ryan since the inaugural running of the race in 2004 has ensured we have been able to attract quality runners and we are delighted this has been recognised by the European Pattern Committee. The Group 2 contest will now take centre stage as the feature race on day 2 of the Darley Irish Oaks weekend on Sunday 21st July, with the Darley Irish Oaks moving to a Saturday late afternoon/early evening card for the first time .”

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