Famous Old Ballabuidhe Horse Races

PROGRAMME FOR 2017

COMPETITORS AT ALL TIMES COMPETE AT THEIR OWN RISK
THIS PROGRAMME IS PROVISIONAL
IT MAY BE ALTERED DEPENDING ON ENTRIES
NO RACE UNLESS 4 OR MORE ENTER
Entries to be in no later than Monday Night the 31th July

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Three days of racing, with over 250 horses competing from all over Ireland for a total of €40,000 in prize money Cups and trophy’s.

Huge attendances – On Sunday and Bank Holiday Monday.

Free entertainment and sideshows for children each day including Puppet Shows, Face Painting & Bouncing Castles

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Historic gathering for Fair on Tuesday night and Horse Fair on Wednesday.

Traditional focal point of reunions and visitors from all over the world

Race No. Category
1 Sulky 3 Laps
Pre. Handicap L G Sulky for €500 . 2 to qualify for P. Connolly Pep. Memorial Cup on Monday
2 Sulky 3 Laps
Pre. Handicap L G Sulky for €500 . 2 to qualify for P. Connolly Pep. Memorial Cup on Monday
3 12.2 Flat
6 furlongs
Randal Og Plate-Open Pony race for €300
4 Sulky 3 Laps
Pre. Handicap L G Sulky for €500 & The Ash Jackson Per. Cup. 2 to qualify for P. Connolly Pep. Memorial Cup on Monday.
5 Sulky 3 Laps
Pre. Handicap L G Sulky for €500 . 2 to qualify for P. Connolly Pep. Memorial Cup on Monday
6 14.2 Flat 1 mile
Manch Plate for €400 & The Tom Beamish Pep. Mem. Cup. Open Pony Race
7 Sulky 31/2 Laps
Heat of Murphy Heineken Ireland & Western Beverages Pref. Handicap H G Sulky Grand Prix for €500 Final on Monday
8 Sulky 31/2 Laps
Heat of Murphy Heineken Ireland & Western Beverages Pref. Handicap H G Sulky Grand Prix for €500 Final on Monday
9 15.0 Flat 1 mile
Sam Maguire Plate – Open 15.0 race for €450
10 Grand Prix 31/2 Laps
Heat of Heineken Ireland & Western Beverages Pref. Handicap H G Sulky Grand Prix for €500 Final on Monday
11 Open flat 2 mile
Derby Open Horse for €800 & the T. Crowley Pep. Mem. Cup
12 Open Maiden 1 mile Stewards Plate – Open Horse race for €500 & the Tony O’Brien Pep. Mem. Cup
Race Category
1 Open 13.2 Flat – 1 mile
Depending on entries Open Pony Race for €350 & the Cornie Cremin Pep. Memorial Cup
2 French Trotting Race
3 French Trotting Race
4 Open Horse 1¼ mile
Open Flat Horse Race for €650 & for The “D” Crowley & Co Cup. [ DAN’S ]
5 Final Sulky 3 Laps
Low Grade Paddy Connolly Sulky Final for €1,000 and for the P. Connolly Pepetual Memorial Cup
6 15.0 Flat, 1 miles
The Dunmanway Plate-Open 15.0 for €450 & the John F. McCarthy Pep. Mem. Cup
7 Final High Grade Sulky
Murphy Heineken Ireland & Western Beaverages High Grade Sulky Grand Prix for €1,200 & Ballabuidhe Trophy
8 Open Horse,11/2 miles
Knockaneady Plate-Open Horse for €700 and The John O’Regan Knockaneady Cup
9 Maiden Horse 1 mile
The Castle Plate – Open Maiden Horse race for €650 & the Stephen O’Brien Pep. Mem. Cup
Race No Category
1 Sulky 1 mile Heat Open Handicap Golden Mile’ for €500
2 Sulky 1 mile Heat Open Handicap Golden Mile’ for €500
3 Trotting 1 mile Grade C, D, & E Trotting for €500
4 Sulky 3 laps Grade G & F Sulky for €500
5 French Trotting Race
French Trotting Race
6 Sulky 1 mile Consolation final for grades 4,5,6 & 7 race for €500
7 Final G mile Final of Golden Mile’ Race for €800