Naas Looking for Lockdown Heroes for Ballyhane S.


(l-r) Paul Whiteley, cleaning contractor, jockey Shane Foley, & Order of Malta volunteer Darren Magquire at Naas Racecourse | INPHO Photography

A total of 20 lockdown heroes, nominated by their peers for good deeds done in the midst the coronavirus pandemic, are required for the Irish EBF Ballyhane S. on Aug. 23 at Naas, Horse Racing Ireland announced on Thursday. Each hero will be assigned a horse in the €320,000 race, with the winner earning the use of a luxury car from Colm Quinn BMW for a week, a four-night luxury break for two adults and two children at the Heritage, Killenard in County Laois and €2,000 in spending money. To nominate your local lockdown hero, please go to and provide a brief description of their heroic actions and any other relevant information. Entries are due prior to noon on Aug. 19.

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