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The Tote to Sponsor Galway Plate


A three-year agreement has been reached between The Tote and Galway Races, with the former becoming the title sponsor of the €250,000 The Galway Plate, slated for 7:20 p.m. local time on Aug. 1. The Tote first sponsored the race in 2010, and with the sponsorship renewal, this will take the company’s association with the Galway Plate into its 11th year in 2020. Won in 2017 by Balko Des Flos (Fr) (Balko {Fr}), the Galway Plate is part of Ireland’s largest racing festival, the Galway Races, and the race celebrates its 150th running in 2019.

“We are delighted to continue this mutually beneficial partnership with the Galway Races team,” said The Tote CEO Tim Higgins. “ Galway Plate is a real high point of the year for all of our team and the week itself is eagerly anticipated every summer.”

“As an integral part of Irish racing, The Tote are a natural partner for us to work with and we are delighted to continue this agreement,” said Galway Racecourse General Manager Michael Moloney.

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