2.05
Laganore Maiden Hurdle of €10000.00 2m.
2nd - €1700.00, 3rd - €800.00, 4th - €500.00
A hurdle race for four yrs old only, that have not won a *race
€80.00 to enter , €20.00 extra if declared to run.
Weights - 11st 7lb; Fillies allowed 7lb
2.35
Kilmore Maiden Hurdle of €10000.00 2m.
2nd - €1700.00, 3rd - €800.00, 4th - €500.00
A hurdle race for five yrs old and upwards, maidens at starting
€80.00 to enter , €20.00 extra if declared to run.
Weights - 11st 12lb; Mares allowed 7lb
Allowances - Horses that have not won a *race allowed 8lb
3.05
Michael Clune 70th Birthday Celebration Novice Handicap Hurdle of €11500.00 2m. 4f.
2nd - €1955.00, 3rd - €920.00, 4th - €575.00
An extended handicap hurdle for four yrs old and upwards that have not won a hurdle race before 1st March, 2015 (116 = 11st 10lb)
€92.00 to enter , €23.00 extra if declared to run.
Weights - Top weight in the original handicap; shall not be less than 11st 10lb
Penalties - Winner of a hurdle race after calculation of the handicap to carry 6lb extra for each hurdle race won. Any horse rated above 116 shall initially be treated as having that rating and the highest weight allotted shall be 11st 10lb. Subsequently, the excess over 116 in any rating shall be added to the weight allotted to that horse. (For the purpose of this note, any four year old rated above 116 shall have the applicable weight for age allowance then prevailing deducted from the horse's rating prior to the original calculation of the handicap)
Contributions - Generously sponsored by the Clune Family of Clooney/Quin, Co. Clare. Horses which receive a published weight of 9st 9lb or less will be entitled to a 50% reduction in entry fee. Should they be declared to run they will then become liable for the full amount of the cost to run. A trophy of no intrinsic value will be presented to the winning owner of this race.
3.40
Nire Valley Handicap Hurdle (Rated 80-109) of €11000.00 3m.
2nd - €1870.00, 3rd - €880.00, 4th - €550.00
An extended handicap hurdle for five yrs old and upwards rated 80-109
€88.00 to enter , €22.00 extra if declared to run.
Penalties - Winner of a hurdle race after calculation of the handicap to carry 4lb extra for each hurdle race won.
4.15
Irish Stallion Farms E.B.F. Captain Christy Rated Novice Steeplechase of €20000.00 3m.
2nd - €4000.00, 3rd - €2000.00, 4th - €8000.00
A novice steeplechase for five yrs old and upwards that are EBF eligible and which at entry are RATED 123 OR LESS (also open to horses rated 123 or less in hurdle races that do not have a published handicap steeplechase rating)
€160.00 to enter , €40.00 extra if declared to run.
Weights - 5-y-o 11st; 6-y-o and up 11st 3lb
Penalties - Winner of a steeplechase 4lb extra; Of two steeplechases 7lb extra; Horses that have not run in two steeplechases (or have not run in three hurdle races) and/or do not have a published handicap steeplechase or hurdle rating may enter and run at the discretion of the handicapper provided their performances in steeplechases and/or hurdle races are rated 123 or less.
Contributions - Generously sponsored by the European Breeders Fund €4,000. A trophy of no intrinsic value will be presented to the winning owner of this race.
4.45
Eamon Kearns 50th Birthday Handicap Steeplechase (Rated 0-102) of €9500.00 2m. 2f.
2nd - €1615.00, 3rd - €760.00, 4th - €475.00
An extended handicap steeplechase for four yrs old and upwards rated 0-102
€76.00 to enter , €19.00 extra if declared to run.
Penalties - Winner of a steeplechase after calculation of the handicap to carry 6lb extra for each such steeplechase won.
Contributions - Generously sponsored by the Friends of Eamon Kearns. A trophy of no intrinsic value will be presented to the winning owner of this race.
5.20
Irish Stallion Farms E.B.F. Mares Flat Race of €10000.00 2m.
2nd - €1700.00, 3rd - €800.00, 4th - €500.00
An I.N.H. flat race for four, five, six and seven yrs old mares only, that have not won a *race and are EBF eligible
€80.00 to enter , €20.00 extra if declared to run.
Weights - 4-y-o 11st 5lb; 5, 6 & 7-y-o 11st 9lb
Riders - Qualified under I.N.H.S. Rules.
Contributions - Generously sponsored by the European Breeders Fund €1,000. A race in the I.T.B.A. N.H. Fillies Bonus Scheme . The winning owner in this race will receive a €5,000 bonus should the winning filly be eligible for the I.T.B.A. N.H. Fillies Bonus Scheme.

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