Plusvital will sponsor the Plusvital Leopardstown Summer Series Training Championship, the racecourse announced on Thursday.
The contest will run from Thursday, June 8 to Thursday, Aug. 24. An overall prize of €3,000 will be awarded to the Plusvital Leopardstown Leading trainer during this eight-week span. In addition, the Irish equine science company will provide significant prizes for the winner and placed horses. In addition, three races will be sponsored by Plusvital, and provide trainers and breeders of the first, second and third finishers in those races with Plusvital supplements and genetic testing packs. The winning breeders will also receive an invite to the final day of the Series in August.
Mike Shelly, CEO of Plusvital, said, “We are delighted to extend our partnership with Leopardstown Racecourse. The racing and bloodstock industry are at the core of our business and we feel fortunate to be able to support the industry that supports us. Plusvital are proud to be part of this Summer Championship at Leopardstown that will recognise the talent and consistency of trainers during this series.”
Tim Husbands, CEO of Leopardstown Racecourse, added, “We are delighted to extend our valued partnership with Plusvital. Our eight Thursday evening fixtures throughout the summer months attracts a wide range of trainers due to the variety of races we stage and we are delighted that Plusvital are rewarding these trainers with such a substantial prize.”