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Juddmonte Irish Oaks Festival

Juddmonte Irish Oaks Festival

 

Juddmonte Irish Oaks (Group 1) - 2020

Horse - Even So

Owner - Mrs John Magnier

Trainer - G M Lyons

Jockey - C T Keane

Kilboy Estate Stakes (Group 2) - 2020

Horse - Lemista

Owner - Peter M Brant

Trained - G M Lyons

Jockey - C T Keane

View the interactive digital Race Card for today, Sunday - Kilboy Estate Stakes Day

19TH JULY, SUNDAY: KILBOY ESTATE STAKES DAY

2.00    IEBF Maiden
2.35    Manguard Plus Summer fillies Handicap
3.10     Airlie Stud Stakes Group 2
3.45    Holden Plant Rental Sapphire Stakes Group 2
4.15    Kilboy Estate Stakes Group 2
4.45    evoke.ie handicap
5.15    IEBF Maiden 
5.45    Big Picture Communications Handicap  

View the interactive digital Race Card for Saturday
18TH JULY, SATURDAY (E): JUDDMONTE IRISH OAKS
4.15    IEBF Maiden
4.45    Comer Group International Curragh Cup Group 2
5.15    Sentinel Ireland Equine Products Handicap
5.45    Paddy Power Minstrel Stakes Group 2
6.15     Paddy Power Scurry
6.45    GAIN Railway Stakes Group 2
7.15    Juddmonte Irish Oaks Group 1
7.45    Kildare Village Ladies Derby

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Where to watch at home

Racing TV will cover all races live. RTE will also have a live broadcast from 6-8pm.

Sunday ITV 3.45 & 4.15pm races 

Send jockeys a personal message #CurraghFutureChampions

Do you have a message you’d like to send to the jockeys? Why not give the jockeys a boost by sending your good luck message for them to read in the jockeys’ room before their race.

Enter our Curragh Colouring Contest (4-12years) #CurraghColouringContest

Check out the great prizes on offer

To celebrate the Juddmonte Irish Oaks weekend, an Irish Oak Tree  from Tullynally Castle in Co, Westmeath awill be planted at the Curragh. An oak tree will be presented to the winning owner and to the winning breeder of the Juddmonte Irish Oaks.

 

Competition

We have a super giveaway to give to our fans! 

€100 x 10 Voucher for Crowley Opticians in Newbridge which can be used for designer glasses or sunglasses, a pair of membership for 2021 & great runner up prizes including 5 dmonte goody bags & Paddy Power Goody Bags.

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Juddmonte Irish Oaks Weekend Preview with Jessica Harrington, Lord Grimthorpe & Paul Smith

 

The Curragh Racecourse invites you to register for a preview webinar of the Juddmonte Irish Oaks Weekend next Thursday evening at 7.30pm. Pat Keogh, Chief Executive of the Curragh Racecourse will be joined by special guests, Teddy Grimthorpe, racing manager to Prince Khalid Abdullah’s Juddmonte Farms, Paul Smith, from the Coolmore partners and Jessica Harrington, Classic and multiple Group 1 winning trainer. As well as looking ahead to the Juddmonte Irish Oaks weekend the preview will cover broader subjects, including Juddmonte Farms involvement in Irish racing and breeding, a review of the highlights of the flat season to date and plans for Jessica Harrington’s stable stars.

As well as looking ahead to the Juddmonte Irish Oaks weekend the preview will cover broader subjects, including Juddmonte Farms involvement in Irish racing and breeding and plans for Jessica Harrington’s stable stars. We hope you will join us for this event and if you would like to submit questions for our guests, please forward them to [email protected] . 

Register here to join the preview

2019 Winner

Horse - Star Catcher 7/2
Trainer -  J. Gosden GB
Jockey - L. Dettori
Owner - A. E. Oppenheimer
Prize Money - €400,000
Conditions - 3 year old Fillies only
Distance - 1 mile 4 furlongs

The Irish Oaks was inaugurated in 1895 and it was run over a mile until 1915 at which point it settled at its current distance. English trained fillies have an especially strong record in the Irish Oaks and have been victorious on 49 occasions. The first horse to complete the Epsom-Irish Oaks double was Masaka in 1948.

A total of 14 fillies have won both races and they are as follows:
1948 Masaka 1971 Altesse Royale 1975 Juliet Marney
1978 Fair Salinia 1981 Blue Wind 1987 Unite
1988 Diminuendo* (dead heated with Melodist) 1992 User Friendly
1999 Ramruma 2004 Ouija Board 2006 Alexandrova
2009 Sariska 2010 Snow Fairy 2017 Enable

LEADING RIDER (since 1999)
FRANKIE DETTORI with 5 wins: Lailani (2001), Vitnage Tipple
(2003), Blue Bunting (2011) & Enable (2017). Star Catcher (2019).

LEADING TRAINER (since 1999)
AIDAN O’BRIEN with 5 wins: Alexandrova (2006), Peeping Fawn
(2007), Moonstone (2008), Bracelet (2014) & Seventh Heaven (2016)

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