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The Curragh 2020 Awards

The Curragh 2020 Awards

Voting closed on Sunday 22nd November. The winner of an exclusive yard visit with the winning trainer for 2 people will be announced soon.

The Curragh 2020 Online Awards Ceremony takes place on Thursday 26th  here on The Curragh website and on Twitter and Facebook at 8pm.

The Curragh Awards acknowledge the outstanding achievements during 2020 and presents 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, the public can celebrate achievements and join The Curragh for the Virtual Awards.

An additional Special Achievement Award will be announced at the online ceremony on Thursday 26th November at 8pm.

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