Saturday 9th April | The Curragh Racecourse
Saturday 9th April

Saturday 9th April

1. 30 Irish Stallion Farms EBF Maiden

2. 00 Irish Stallion Farms EBF Race

2. 35 TRI Equestrian Gladness Stakes (Group 3)

3. 10 Holden Plant Rentals Alleged Stakes (Group 3)

3. 45 TRI Equestrian Irish EBF Maiden 

4. 15 The Tesoro Vita Handicap

4. 50 TRI Equestrian Superstore & Cafe Irish EBF Maiden

5. 25 Equine Products UK Handicap

*Race times are subject to change

 

Gladness Stakes (Group 3)

The race is named after Gladness, a successful Irish-trained racehorse in the 1950s. It was established in 1963, and was initially contested over 1 mile and 2 furlongs. It was shortened to a mile in 1964, and cut to its present length in 1970 of 7 furlongs. For a period the Gladness Stakes held Listed status and was promoted to Group 3 level in 1987.

LEADING RIDER (since 1999)

DECLAN MCDONOGH with 3 wins: Rebelline (2002), Mustameet (2005) & Mustameet (2007).

LEADING TRAINER(S) (since 1999)

KEVIN PRENDERGAST with 3 wins: Rebelline (2002), Mustameet (2005) & Mustameet (2007).

DERMOT WELD with 3 wins: Two-Twenty-Two (1999), Mad About You (2009) & Imaging (2019).

 

Alleged Stakes (Group 3)

The Alleged Stakes is a Group 3 flat race for Thoroughbreds aged four years or older. It is run over a distance of 1 mile and 2 furlongs (2,012 metres) at the Curragh. The race was first run in 2003. The race is named in honour of racehorse Alleged who was trained by Vincent O'Brien to win the Prix de l'Arc de Triomphe in 1977 and 1978. The 2017 running commemorated the centenary of O'Brien's birth. It was upgraded from Listed status to Group 3 in 2017.

LEADING RIDER(S) (since 2000)

RYAN MOORE with 2 wins: Capri (2018) & Magical (2019).

FRAN BERRY with 2 wins: Baron De'L (2009), Air Pilot (2017).

PAT SMULLEN with 2 wins: Unaccompanied (2011), Zhukova (2016).

KEVEN MANNING with 2 wins: Parish Hall (2013), Parish Hall (2015).

JOHNNY MURTAGH with 2 wins: Sublimity (2005), Arch Rebel (2006).

LEADING TRAINER (since 2000)

AIDAN O’BRIEN with 5 wins: Black Sam Bellamy (2003), Brian Boru (2004), Dylan Thomas (2007), Capri (2018) & Magical (2019).

Where to watch

RACING TV show every race live which you can watch on your TV, tablet or mobile. For more information and to create an account, visit the Racing TV website.

RACING REPLAYS If you missed any of the action, you can watch all the replays here and on The Curragh Twitter and Facebook.

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