Ballybeggan Park All Set For A Bumper Weekend Of Racing

Horse 6It’s all systems go for a bumper weekend for race-goers when Ballybeggan Park hosts the Kerry International Horse and Pony Racing Championships this weekend. The two-day family event, supported by Tralee Chamber Alliance and Kerry County Council, will see top class racing under the rules of the Horse and Pony Racing Association with cast weights applying. There has been huge interest from the northern and Midlands regions from where many will be travelling to Tralee for the weekend. Colm O’ Connor is chairman of the event and he says they are ready for the white flag………… [audio_player src=”http://media.radiokerry.ie/mediamanager/embed/audio/41795/medium/”] The Dermot Weld trained Radanpour, will take his chance in Saturday’s Dubai Duty Free Irish Derby. He earned his place with a win in the listed King George V Stakes at Leopardstown earlier this month and his jockey Pat Smullen is hoping Radanpour can run a big race but says the fancied horses will be hard to beat………….. [audio_player src=”http://media.radiokerry.ie/mediamanager/embed/audio/41796/medium/”] This weekend’s 3-day Festival gets underway tomorrow and Curragh Racecourse General Manager Paul Hensey says there will be something for everyone over the course of the festival. ……………… [audio_player src=”http://media.radiokerry.ie/mediamanager/embed/audio/41797/medium/”]

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