SUMMER FESTIVAL - SATURDAY, 22ND AUGUST | The Curragh Racecourse
SUMMER FESTIVAL - SATURDAY, 22ND AUGUST

SUMMER FESTIVAL - SATURDAY, 22ND AUGUST

SUMMER FESTIVAL - SATURDAY, 22ND AUGUST

 

A.R.M. Holding Curragh Sprint Stakes (Listed) - 2020 

2020 Winner 
Horse - Make A Challenge SP 9/4
Trained - Denis Hogan
Jockey - James J Doyle
Owner - M G Hogan, Walter O'Connor & James Joseph Reilly

A.R.M. Holding Debutante Stakes (Group 2) - 2020 

2020 Winner 
Horse - Pretty Gorgeous
Trained - Joseph Patrick O'Brien
Jockey - Shane M Crosse
Owner - John C Oxley
 

Galileo Irish EBF Futurity Stakes (Group 2) - 2020 

2020 Winner 
Horse - Mac Swiney 
Trained - J S Bolger
Jockey - K J Manning
Owner - Mrs J S Bolger

Race Times;

2.00 IEBF Maiden
2.35 IEBF Maiden
3.10 A.R.M Holding Curragh Sprint Stakes
3.45 A.R.M Holding Debutante Stakes Group 2 
4.15 Irish EBF Supp Champions Weekend Hcp
4.45 Galileo Futurity Stakes Group 2 
5.15 Mick O'Shea Heating and Plumbing Maiden
5.45 TRM Hoofmaker Handicap 

A.R.M Holding Debutante Stakes (Group 2) 

The Debutante is the fillies equivalent of the Futurity Stakes and it has held Group 2 status since 2004. Since its distance was changed from six to seven furlongs 25 years ago it has had spells at Leopardstown and the Curragh and it has been staged at the Curragh every year since 2010. It is the key trial for September’s Group 1 Moyglare Stud Stakes while eleven of the last 20 winners have gone on to win at Group 1 level.

2019 WINNER


Horse - Alpine Star 1/2
Trainer - Mrs J. Harrington
Jockey - S. Foley
Owner - Niarchos Family
Conditions - 2 year old fillies only 
Distance - 7 furlongs 
 
 
Galileo Futurity Stakes (Group 2)

The Futurity is one of Ireland’s premier two-year-old colt’s races. It has held Group 2 status for the last 18 years and has been run over its current trip of seven furlongs since 1997. It is Ireland’s premier prep race for the Group 1 National Stakes which takes place over the same course and distance the following month and eleven of the last 20 Futurity winners have gone on to win at least once at Group 1 level.

2019 WINNER


Horse - Armory 4/6F
Trainer - A. O’Brien
Jockey - R. Moore
Owner - Smith/ Magnier/ Tabor 
Conditions - 2 year old
Distance - 7 furlongs

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