16 declared for Sky Bet Race to the Ebor Handicap
Shanroe will bid to land the Sky Bet Race to the Ebor Handicap for the second successive year. The Karl Thornton trained performer, who subsequently finished fourth in the Ebor Handicap in York, will face fifteen rivals including Benaud, Crowns Major, Micro Manage, The Names Jock, Earl of Tyrone, Kazakdaria and Distant Chimes and recent Curragh winner Dame Rapide.
Thunder Eclipse, Neo Soul, Sablonne and Love Day are among the ten runners in the valuable Sky Bet Junefest Handicap, while impressive recent Naas winner Age of Kings is among six runners in the Holden Plant Rental Race
Straight – Good, good to firm in places
Round – Good to firm, good in places
Watering has commenced on the round course
Forecast: 5 to 8mm of rain over today and tomorrow, dry thereafter
The Curragh offer a free shuttle bus service from Newbridge, picking up at the train station and outside Riverbank Theatre and from Kildare, picking up at the train station and in the Square at the bus stop.
Expressway provide a direct bus return service from Dublin to The Curragh on race days – Busaras, Temple Bar (Wellington Quay), Heuston Station, Red Cow (Luas). To reserve your place see expressway.ie. Return €25, under 16s €18
There is plenty of free car parking
General €20, Under 18 Free accompanied by a paying adult. Senior/OAP €15. Under 25s €15.