BoyleSports To Sponsor Limerick’s Christmas Racing Festival
BoyleSports have further boosted their support for Irish Horse Racing by agreeing to sponsor a race on each of the four days of this month’s Christmas Racing Festival at Limerick Racecourse.
The deal means Ireland’s largest retail & fast growing mobile bookmaker are the new sponsor of the BoyleSports Faugheen Grade 1 Novice Chase on St. Stephen’s Day, the BoyleSports Bumper on the 27th December, the BoyleSports Dawn Run Grade 2 Mares Novice Chase on the 28th December and the BoyleSports Sporting Limerick Grade 2 Hurdle on the 29th December.
The BoyleSports Faugheen Grade 1 Novice Chase is the feature race of the four-day festival and is run over a distance of 2 miles and 3½ furlongs.
Since being upgraded to Grade 1 status the race has been won by Hardline, Faugheen & Colreevy.
Mark Kemp, Chief Executive for BoyleSports, welcomed the deal, saying: “We are delighted to further enhance our commitment to Horse Racing in Ireland by supporting races on every day of the Christmas Festival at Limerick. It’s an exciting and top quality time on the Irish racing calendar. There have been some fantastic winners of these races over the years and we are looking forward to more distinguished winners on what promises to be a thrilling four days of action.”
Patrick O’Callaghan, General Manager of Limerick Racecourse, commented, “We are delighted to welcome BoyleSports as sponsors at this year’s Christmas Festival. BoyleSports have been confirmed as sponsor of the BoyleSports Faugheen Grade 1 Novice Chase on St. Stephen’s Day, the BoyleSports Bumper on Day 2, the BoyleSports Dawn Run Grade 2 Mares Novice Chase on Day 3 and the BoyleSports Sporting Limerick Grade 2 Hurdle on Day 4. These Graded races have always been distinctive races with notable winners in recent years and will be shown live on RTE once again. We look forward to working with the BoyleSports team and making this a very successful partnership.”