Plusvital to power The Curragh August Series Trainers Championship
Irish equine science company, Plusvital and The Curragh racecourse are delighted to announce a partnership of the August Summer Series. Four race meetings will take place over the August weekends this summer starting on Saturday 12th August featuring the Group 1 Keeneland Phoenix Stakes, Future Champions Day takes place on 19th August with the Coolmore Wootton Bassett Futurty Stakes and Alpha Centauri Debutante taking center stage, while the Fitzdares Royal Whip Stakes and Comer Group International Irish St Leger Trial Stakes feature on 20th August. The Pat Smullen Race Day for Cancer Trials Ireland will bring the August Summer series to a close on 26th August.
To add to the competitive nature of these meets trainers will tally points for placings from first to fifth. The Trainer with the most points accumulated as of the last race meeting on August 26th will be crowded Plusvital Champion Trainer of The Curragh August Summer Series. The Series Champion Trainer, will be awarded €1,000 worth of Plusvital Supplement products & five Racing Gene Pack Genetic Tests as well as the Series Champion Trophy. In addition, the trainer in Runner Up position will also be awarded €500 worth of Plusvital Supplement products and Three Racing Gene Pack Genetic Tests.
As part of this race sponsorship, Plusvital will sponsor two named races during this race series (20th August & 26th August). Prize sponsorship will be awarded to the trainers and breeders of the 1st, 2nd and 3rd placed horses in each of their races with Plusvital supplements and genetic testing packs. As part of this race series Plusvital acknowledge the Stable Staff and their roles that form the backbone to the racing industry. Partnering with The Curragh, Plusvital wish to recognise their efforts through the Summer Series by awarding a care pack to each of the Best Turned Out winners across the30 races. This will include supplement & care products along with discount for the Plusvital online store. Best Turned Out winners of the Plusvital Races on 20th & 26th of August will receive a Plusvital Care Pack and €100 in recognition of their efforts.
Commenting on the launch of the Plusvital Trainers Championship, Plusvital CEO of Nutrition Eoin Thompson said: “We are delighted to sponsor the Plusvital August Series Trainers Championship featuring two named races throughout the month of August this year. We believe that this partnership reinforces our commitment to both the racing and bloodstock industries, while supporting our valued customers and the industry at large. We wish all connections the very best of luck throughout what is set to be a very exciting series of racing.”
Evan Arkwright, Racing and Sponsorship Manager The Curragh commented, “We really appreciate the support of Plusvital and look forward to welcoming them back to The Curragh for an exciting August Summer Series. We are very pleased that their sponsorship extends to rewarding trainers and their hard working staff through a variety of very positive initiatives.”
Race Win /1st: 5 Points
2nd Place: 4 Points
3rd Place: 3 Points
4th Place: 2 Points
5th Place: 1 Points
Founded in 1975, Plusvital remains a family-owned business with their products proudly manufactured in Ireland, spanning scientifically formulated nutraceutical equine supplements and pioneering genetic testing. Distributed across 30 countries and used by leading trainers worldwide, Plusvital endeavours to empower equine performance across its product range.
Plusvital maintains an on-going, multi-million euro genomic and nutrition research program at its headquarters in Ireland, with an increased focus on the potential to use genetic testing to identify horses with a predisposition to health conditions.