The final race day of the 2020 racing season at The Curragh takes place this Friday with five races sponsored by Paddy Power.
The competitive eight race programme has attracted 131 runners following this morning’s final declaration of runners.
Pretty Boy Floyd is set to make a quick return having won over the course on Monday with the Sarah Dawson trained five year old facing a maximise field of 18 runners in the Paddy Power Jerry Hannon Appreciation Handicap.
Galtee Mist is another winner from Monday set to return when the Joseph Murphy trained performer will carry top weight in the Paddy Power From The Horse’s Mouth Podcast Handicap.
Newgirlintown heads the 18 runners in the Paddy Power Bet On This Race and Get a Free Bet for Keeneland Handicap. Trained on the Curragh by Ger O’Leary, she will face stiff opposition from a number of runners including recent Galway winner Final Endeavour trained by Harry Rogers.
Coolcullen is an interested first time starter for trainer Jim Bolger in the Irish Stallion Farms IEBF Maiden over 9 furlongs, where the son of Camelot is one of 13 runners who also include the beautifully bred Lord of the Manor, a full brother to Cliffs of Moher and Interpretation (by Galileo) both trained by Aidan O’Brien, together with the Dermot Weld trained Kailash, who has been placed on this last two starts.
Absolutely, a daughter of Irish Oaks winner Bracelet, makes her racecourse debut for trainer Donnacha O’Brien in the opening Irish Stallion Farms IEBF Maiden over 1 mile. The 16 runners also include Frill trained by his father Aidan and the Peter Fahey trained Disco Boots, who finished second behind Queen’s Speech on Monday
Final declared runners
Round and Straight courses: heavy
Forecast: mainly dry over the coming days
Track: racing on middle track in Straight. 7 yards of fresh ground in the Straight. Fresh ground on the round course. Stalls in centre for all sprints.
Where to watch the races
All races broadcast live on Racing TV