10th July (e): Skybet Day
4.15 IEBF Maiden
4.45 IEBF Maiden
5.15 IEBF maiden
5.45 Sky Bet Handicap (Division 1)
6.15 Sky Bet Handicap (Division 2)
6.45 The Sporting Life Fast Results Handicap
7.15 Sky Bet Midsummer Sprint (Listed) - RTE
7.45 Sky Bet Ebor Trial Handicap - RTE
Racing TV broadcast all races live and RTE - 7.15 and 7.45 races live coverage of the Sky Bet Midsummer Sprint and Sky Bet Ebor Trial Handicap.
The first running of the Sky Bet Ebor Trial Handicap looks set to be hugely competitive. The valuable contest is the feature race at the Curragh this Friday 10th July.
2018 Dubai Duty Free Irish Derby winner Latrobe heads the 18 entries following the first entry stage which closed this morning. Declared runners will be published at 10am on Wednesday.
Other notable contenders include recent Curragh winner Dalton Highway, the Willie Mullins trained Max Dynamite and Mirann, who made a successful debut for trainer Johnny Murtagh at Gowran recently, having been previously trained in France.
Top sprinter Make A Challenge is one of 16 entries in the Sky Bet Midsummer Sprint Stakes. The Listed race has also attracted Buffer Zone, Jungle Jane, Urban Beat, Alligator Alley and Son of Rest.
Sky Bet Race Day at The Curragh will be run behind closed doors due to Irish government protocols
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”