The Curragh Racecourse will stage a race day to promote Breast Cancer Research on Saturday 22nd August. The top class seven race programme starting at 2.25pm will feature the Group 2 Debutante Stakes, sponsored by Jim Bolger and John Corcoran, one of the most valuable and prestigious races in the Irish racing calendar for fillies.
The race day also features the Gerrardstown House Stud supporting Breast Cancer Research Renaissance Stakes (Group 3) and the Fegentri Race for international lady riders with representatives from Sweden, Germany, Switzerland, Belgium, France, Austria, Norway and Hungary taking on the Irish representative Sheila Ahern
Helen Ryan, Breast Cancer Research Chairperson said, “We are delighted that the Curragh are supporting us in hosting what promises to be a great racing day. We are also very grateful to Jim Bolger, John Corcoran and Gerrardstown House Stud for their generous support. The funds raised will allow us to continue to support the research program that will deliver on our vision of having a real and measurable impact on outcomes for breast cancer patients.”
Evan Arkwright, speaking on behalf of the Curragh Racecourse, commented, “We are delighted to support Breast Cancer Research and to assist them to generate awareness of the wonderful work being carried out which will potentially save hundreds of lives”
Tickets, €15 and children under 16 are free.