Irish National Stud and Gardens to partner with The Curragh Racecourse

The Curragh is delighted to announce that The Irish National Stud and Gardens will sponsor two races at their upcoming race day on Sunday 16th April.   The eight-race programme will feature the Irish National Stud and Gardens EBF Maiden and Irish Racehorse Experience at INS EBF Maiden, both for two year olds over 5 and 6 furlongs respectively.


The Stud continues to go from strength to strength as the home to some of the leading stallions in Europe. In addition, it is one of the foremost visitor attractions in Ireland featuring The Irish Racehorse Experience which has recently been awarded the prestigious THEA Award for outstanding achievement. Known as the Oscars of the world’s themed entertainment industry, previous winners include Universal Studios, Pirates of the Caribbean Disneyland Shanghai and Warner Brothers Harry Potter Studio Tour.


Evan Arkwright, Racing and Sponsorship Manager said,

“The Curragh and The Irish National Stud have enjoyed a long, historic association and we are delighted to partner with the Irish National Stud to collaborate on a variety of exciting initiatives that encompass racing, tourism, membership and benefits aimed at participants of their student programme.  Their support of The Curragh is also part of our strategy to build and develop meaningful partnerships with local businesses.”


Cathal Beale Chief Executive, Irish National Stud commented, “we are delighted to be working collaboratively with the Curragh team on a number of projects that all seek to promote our industry and most importantly provide people with opportunities to engage and interact with horses and horseracing on a number of fronts.”



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