Dual racing day pencilled in for August 17

The Bar One Racing Irish Sprint Cup perpetual trophy in front of Champions' Restaurant and the main stand at Dundalk Stadium
The Bar One Racing ‘Dual Race Day’ will take place at Dundalk Stadium’s all-weather horse and greyhound track on Sunday, August 17.

The Bar One Racing ‘Dual Race Day’ will take place at Dundalk Stadium’s all-weather horse and greyhound track on Sunday, August 17.

Horse racing will commence at 2.10pm with a seven or eight race card. Greyhound racing will take place in the evening at 7pm with the annual Bar One Racing Irish Sprint Cup Final.

Ireland’s only sprint Classic event, The Bar One Racing Irish Sprint Cup has a total prize fund of €35,000 and a winner’s purse of €20,000.

“This is the 7th year that Bar One Racing has sponsored the Dual Race Day at Dundalk Stadium and the 11th year sponsoring the Bar One Racing Irish Sprint Cup Final,” said, Barney O’Hare, Managing Director of Bar One Racing.

“The Sprint Cup this year is shaping up to be an exciting contest with no shock eliminations. The top Sprinter’s in the country are still vying for the €35,000 prize fund and I look forward to seeing who remains to contest the title.”

Tickets are not required for this event, but concessions are extended for large groups by advance booking. Doors open at 12:30pm. Restaurant spaces are currently available for Champions’ award winning restaurant and bookings in advance are recommended to avoid disappointment.

“The Bar One Dual Race Day promises to be a great day for young and old alike, said Emma Meehan, Sales & Marketing Manager, Dundalk Stadium.

“With a whole host of kids activities throughout the day, the Bar One Racing Dual Race Day will ensure that the youngsters are just as entertained as the adults. I would like to thank Bar One Racing for their continued support of Dundalk Stadium and we look forward to an exciting race day.”

The semi-finals of the Bar One Racing Irish Sprint Cup will run on Saturday, August 9 and the draw for the final will take place that evening.