Wednesday 8th July 2020
2018 Dubai Duty Free Irish Derby winner Latrobe is one of twelve runners for the first running of the Sky Bet Ebor Trial taking place at The Curragh this Friday 10th July. The Joseph O’Brien trained classic winner is currently 9/1 with the title sponsors.
Mirann trained by Johnny Murtagh is currently 100/30 ante post favourite, while other leading contenders including recent Curragh winner Dalton Highway is priced at 4/1, Verimli trained by Joseph O’Brien is 5/1 and the Willie Mullins trained Max Dynamite is currently 8/1.
Top sprinting star Make A Challenge is one of nine runners in the Sky Bet Midsummer Sprint. The Listed race has also attracted Buffer Zone, Son of Rest and Urban Beat.
The sponsorship by Sky Bet is a partnership between them and The Curragh to encourage Irish runners to enter the valuable Ebor Handicap which takes place in York racecourse next month
Michael Shinners, Sky Bet’s Racing PR Manager commented:
“We are delighted to be sponsoring at the Curragh. The racing looks of high quality and we are particularly happy with the Sky Bet Ebor Trial which could easily throw up some lively contenders for next months race at York”
Latest Betting courtesy of Sky Bet:
The ground at The Curragh as of 7.45am on 8th July 2020 is as follows:
Following 10mm since yesterday:
Straight course: Yielding, Yielding to Soft in places.
Round course: Yielding, Good to Yielding in places.
Forecast: rain this evening into tonight with possibility of 8 to 10 mm, mainly dry thereafter
Track: racing on far side of track. Stalls in centre for all sprints.