4th August 2021
The Curragh and DMG Media launch new Challenge Race Series
The Curragh is delighted to announce details of a new race series taking place during the month of August. The DMG Media Racing Challenge is a series of four races taking place over four individual race days in August, with the first race on Sunday 8th August.
The Challenge will be based on a points system with the jockey and trainer of the first four placed horses in all four races awarded points as follows:
Winner 10 points Second 8 points Third 5 points Fourth 3 points
The overall winning jockey will be presented with a magnificent trophy and a cheque for €500.00 The winning trainer with the most points following all four races will win a trophy and €500.00 which DMG Media will donate to the charity of the trainer’s choice. DMG Media will also present a trophy to the winning owner of all four races.
8th August: DMG Media Fillies 3yo+ Maiden - 7f
13th August: DMG Media Maiden 3yo+ - 1m. 2f
21st August: DMG Media 3yo+ Fillies Handicap - 1m4f
27th August: DMG Media Nursery Handicap - 7f
Evan Arkwright, The Curragh’s Racing and Sponsorship Manager commented,
“The new DMG Media Racing Challenge will greatly enhance our long standing partnership with Paul Henderson and his team at DMG Media and will give us significant opportunities to pro actively engage across many of their brands, in particular with evoke and extra.ie with content captured throughout August”
Paul Henderson, CEO of DMG Media Ireland said, “It’s great to see racing back with audience attendance and DMG Media are delighted to be involved by launching this new racing challenge. DMG Media are keen to support communities and business recovery wherever we can, the added benefit to sponsoring this series is that a number of charities will also benefit”.
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