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The Curragh 2020 Awards

The Curragh 2020 Awards

Congratulations to all the nominees and winners of The Curragh 2020 Awards!

Special Achievement Award - John Oxx

The Curragh Riding Performance - Winner Colin Keane, Siskin, Tattersalls Irish 2,000 Guineas

The Curragh Training Performance - Kieran Cotter, A Step Too Far

The Curragh Horse of the Season - Magical

The Curragh & TRM Best Turned Out End of Season Draw for €1000 - Jaci Paz De Oliveira, DK Weld, Ciel D'Afrique, 06/11/20

The Curragh Awards acknowledged the outstanding achievements during 2020 and presented an opportunity for the public to be involved in determining the champions of the season. Despite the cancellation of the traditional annual awards ceremony at The Curragh due to the Covid-19 pandemic this year, we celebrated a fantastic year of racing and achievements during our virtual awards ceremony on Thursday 26th November here on The Curragh website and on Twitter and Facebook.

Watch The Curragh Riding Performance Nominees

  1. Adam Farragher, A Step Too Far, Heffernan Tyres Joe McGrath Handicap
  2. Billy Lee, Sonaiyla, Manguard Plus Summer Fillies Handicap
  3. Chris Hayes, Aloha Star, Airlie Stud Stakes
  4. Colin Keane, Siskin, Tattersalls Irish 2,000 Guineas
  5. Mark Gallagher, Allora Yeats, Sky Bet Handicap
  6. Seamie Heffernan, Santiago, Dubai Duty Free Irish Derby
  7. Shane Foley, Not Now Zeb, Into Kildare We Care In Kildare Handicap

Watch The Curragh Training Performance Nominees

  1. Aidan O’Brien, Magical
  2. DK Weld, Search for a Song
  3. Ger Lyons, Siskin / Even So
  4. Jessica Harrington, Lucky Vega / Cayenne Pepper
  5. Johnny Murtagh, Sonnyboyliston
  6. John McConnell, A Case of You
  7. Ken Condon, Law of Indices / Romanised
  8. Kieran Cotter, A Step Too Far
  9. Noel Meade, Elysium/ Helvic Dream
  10. Paddy Twomey, Sonaiyla

Watch The Curragh Horse of the Season Nominees

  1. Even So, Juddmonte Irish Oaks
  2. High Definition, Smurfit Beresford Stakes
  3. Lucky Vega, Keeneland Phoenix Stakes and 2nd in GAIN Railway Stakes
  4. Magical, Tattersalls Gold Cup and Alwasmiyah Pretty Polly Stakes
  5. Peaceful, Tattersalls Irish 1000 Guineas
  6. Pretty Gorgeous, A.R.M Holding Debutante Stakes and 2nd in Moyglare Stud Stakes
  7. Santiago, Dubai Duty Free Irish Derby
  8. Search for A Song, Comer Group Irish St Leger and 3rd in Tattersalls Gold Cup
  9. Siskin, Tattersalls Irish 2000 Guineas
  10. Thunder Moon, Goffs Vincent O’Brien National Stakes

Rob Fullam was the lucky winner of an exclusive yard visit with the winning trainer for 2 people.