Boylesports celebrate 10th year of sponsorship

Dundalk Stadium has announced the details of the Dual Race Day which will take place at the Co. Louth all-weather horse and greyhound track on Friday 12th July 2013.

This unique racing event commences at 2.20pm with a 7 race horse card featuring the Handicap.  The nights greyhound racing will commence at 7:30pm with the annual Dundalk International the ace of the card.  The Dundalk International is an invitation only race and with a total prize fund of €37,000, is the richest one-off greyhound race in Ireland and the UK.

The winner will pocket a grand total of €20,000 whilst the runner-up will receive €6,000. €3,500 is on offer for third place and the remaining entrants will collect €2,500 each.

Leon Blanche, Boylesports Head of Communications, said, “The Dual Race Day is a fantastic initiative by Dundalk Stadium.  The Dundalk International is a very special race and the possibility of runners from different countries taking part is both an exciting and unique prospect for the International.

He added “This is the tenth year of Boylesports sponsoring the International and we look forward to a memorable evening.”

The Marshes Shopping Centre Ladies Day will take place in the afternoon with one lucky lady walking away with a €5,000 shopping voucher.  The judging panel for Ladies Day 2013 will feature Irish TV Personality, Daithi O’Se and UTV Presenter Pamela Ballantine.

Emma Meehan, Sales & Marketing Manager of Dundalk Stadium, said “We are delighted to offer a race day experience like no other combining an afternoon of horse racing and an evening of greyhound racing.

She added “This event also marks our annual Ladies Day with a super prize of €5,000 vouchers sponsored by Marshes Shopping Centre.  We would like to thank and Marshes Shopping Centre for their continued support of Dundalk Stadium.”

Tickets are not required for this event and doors open at 12:30pm.  All ladies wishing to take part in Ladies Day can register on the race day.

Hospitality packages are currently available for both the afternoon and evening, so please book now to avoid disappointment.