Battle of Marengo will attempt to confirm his place as one of Europe’s leading 2 year olds when he lines up in the Group 2 Juddmonte Beresford Stakes taking place at the Curragh this Sunday. The Aidan O’Brien trained performer is one of five runners who also include the David Wachman trained Probably and Muaanid trained by Dermot Weld.
Spinacre is one of seven runners to face the starter in the Group 3 CL Weld Park Stakes. The Kevin Prendergast trained filly recently landed the Flame of Tara Stakes and will be face notable opposition including Starbright, Reglisse, Magical Dream and Rawaaq.
Awakened Spirit and Snow Queen are two of the seven runners in the Anglesey Lodge Equine Hospital Blenheim Stakes and this Listed race also includes Boston Rocker and Very Exclusive.
A packed program of entertainment during the afternoon will provide the Irish Pony Club with the opportunity to highlight their various activities with presentations by TRI Equestrian to their 2012 winning teams and individuals. London Olympians and former Irish Pony Club members Helen Kearney, Arthur Lanigan O’Keeffe and Natayla Coyle will be guests of honour.
There will also be the opportunity to meet leading jockeys and ride the RACE horse racing simulator and there will be a variety of free entertainment for all children with a horse racing theme which will take place in the main enclosure
1st race 2.10pm. Admission €15 Under 16s Free. Free car parking. Trains to Kildare Town with free shuttle bus to races, while Dublin Coach also provide a race day service (see dublincoach.ie)