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Polytrack Is The Sponsor Of A New All-Weather Challenge In France

Martin Collins, the manufacturer of Polytrack (PSF) all-weather racing surfaces from the Martin Collins Group, has been named the new sponsor of the "Polytrack Challenge" for a period of three years until 2026, France Galop announced on Thursday. Held on fibresand, the "Polytrack Challenge" was presented by France Galop and the Cote d'Azur Racing Association on Oct. 10. The first even in the contest is scheduled for Deauville Racecourse on Sunday, Nov. 5. The two finals in the Intermediate/Classic category and the Speed/Mile category will beheld on Jan. 27 and...

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RFL Steels Limited To Sponsor Naas Stakes Race

RFL Steels Limited, a Naas Racecourse Business Club member, is the new sponsor of the Naas Listed Waterford Testimonial S., the racecourse announced on Thursday. Now christened the Listed RFL Steels S., it will be held on Saturday, Oct. 14. September marks 30 years at the company's current location in Naas, and the sponsorship will be part of the celebration for RFL Steels. Rory Larkin, Thoroughbred owner and managing director of RFL Steels Limited, said, "RFL Steels Limited is honoured to have the opportunity to sponsor this race here at...

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Virgin Bet To Sponsor Sun Chariot Stakes

Virgin Bet is the new sponsor for the G1 Sun Chariot S. at Newmarket on Oct. 7. In addition, Virgin Bet will also sponsor three more races on the card, as it expands its sponsorship portfolio across The Jockey Club. The company already sponsors races at Exeter, Kempton Park, Sandown Park and Wincanton. Part of the QIPCO British Champions Series, the Sun Chariot is the first Group 1 Flat race sponsored by Virgin Bet. Virgin Bet Marketing Director, Ric Leask, said, "We are hugely excited to expand our partnership with...

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Vickers.Bet New Sponsor Of 2023 Leger Legends Race

Vickers.Bet, founded by former jockey and trainer Ian Vickers, is the new headline sponsor of the 2023 Leger Legends Race, the Leger Legends Organising Committee announced on Tuesday. The event is the only British Charity race for former professional jockeys and is held during the annual St Leger Festival in September. Since its inception, over £1 million has been raised for various charities including the National Horseracing College, Jack Berry House, and the Injured Jockeys Fund. Some of the former jockeys signed on for the 2023 edition include Kieren Fallon,...

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Dullingham Park To Sponsor Group 2 At Leopardstown During Irish Champions Festival

Dullingham Park is the new sponsor of the G2 Clipper Mile on the first day of the Irish Champions Festival at Leopardstown on Sept. 9, Leopardstown Racecourse announced on Thursday. One of Newmarket's oldest establishments, Dullingham Park has recently been renovated and expanded as part of owner Steve Parkin's Clipper Group. The one-mile race was upgraded to Group 2 status in 2014, and has been won in the past by Parkin's Space Traveller (GB) (Bated Breath {GB}), who now stands at stud at Ballyhane Stud in Ireland. Ollie Fowlston, Managing...

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Yulong Named The New Sponsor For The Pretty Polly

Yulong will sponsor the G1 Pretty Polly S. at the Curragh in 2023, the racecourse announced on Thursday. Scheduled for Saturday, July 1, the second day of the Dubai Duty Free Irish Derby Festival, the race--restricted to fillies and mares--will now be worth €300,000. Owned by Yuesheng Zhang, Yulong will also present a free nomination for 2024 to juvenile Group 1 winner Lucky Vega (Ire) to the owners of the first three placed horses. Sam Fairgray, COO Yulong Investments said, "Following on from Yulong Stud's involvement in Ireland with Lucky...

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ITM To Sponsor Danish Oaks

The 2022 Danish Oaks will be sponsored by Irish Thoroughbred Marketing in partnership with Klampenborg Galopbane. Held on Sept. 4, 2022, the ITM Danish Oaks is one of the flagship races on the Scandinavian calendar. A €2,000 voucher for the Irish sales will be awarded to the winning owners of the fillies' Classic at Klampenborg on Sunday. Alex Cairns, ITM Scandinavian Representative, said, "ITM are thrilled to expand our sponsorship portfolio in Scandinavia to include such a prestigious race as the Danish Oaks. We have fostered close relations with our...

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Gradguide New Feature Race Sponsor on Student Race Day at Leopardstown

Beginning on Friday, Mar. 11, the first 1,000 students to sign up to Gradguide's free platform will receive access to purchase their Apr. 6 Student Race Day ticket for Leopardstown at a discounted price of €20. Gradguide, which connects students and graduates with fast-growing companies across Ireland, the UK, Germany, France, Netherlands and the U.S.A., is also the new sponsor of the Listed Heritage S. at Leopardstown on Apr. 6. To sign up to Gradguide, please click here. Mark Hughes, CEO & Founder of Gradguide, said, "Gradguide is excited to...

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Marquand to Be Sponsored By Rashid Equestrian and Horseracing Club

Tom Marquand will be sponsored by the Rashid Equestrian & Horseracing Club, the organisation announced on Twitter. Marquand booted home Galileo Chrome (Ire) (Australia {GB}) to win the 2020 G1 St Leger and he has also enjoyed international success in Australia with MG1SW Addeybb (Ire) (Pivotal {GB}) among others. "We are delighted to announce the sponsorship of Classic-winning jockey Tom Marquand," the REHC tweeted. "Tom will be providing exclusive content and interviews on the Rashid Equestrian & Horseracing Club social channels." Added Marquand in a tweet, "I am delighted to...

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Haras d'Etreham Sponsors Prix Jean Prat

The G1 Prix Jean Prat will now be sponsored by Haras d'Etreham after a partnership between the historic stud farm and France Galop was announced on Wednesday. The 2021 edition of the 1400-metre race at Deauville will be held on July 11. "We have been looking for several years to sponsor a high-level Flat race and are really delighted to be able to partner with the Prix Jean Prat, the only Group 1 over the 1400-metre distance exclusively reserved for 3-year-olds in Europe," said Haras d'Etreham Managing Director Nicolas de...

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Cazoo Will Sponsor St Leger Festival

The G1 St Leger will now be sponsored by Cazoo. Already announced as the sponsor for the G1 Cazoo Derby and G1 Cazoo Oaks, the UK's leading online car retailer has partnered with Arena Racing Company who own and operate Doncaster. The Cazoo St Leger Festival is scheduled for Sept. 8-11. The deal will also include year-round prominent branding for Cazoo at all 16 ARC racecourses. Alex Chesterman, founder and CEO of Cazoo, said, "We are delighted to partner with ARC on the new Cazoo St Leger Festival, home to...

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Pertemps to Sponsor 2020 St Leger

Pertemps Network Group is the new sponsor of the 2020 G1 St leger S. at Doncaster on Sept. 12, which will now be run with a purse of £350,000, the Arena Racing Company announced on Monday. Besides the final Classic of the UK racing calendar, the recruitment firm will sponsor the entire St Leger Festival for the term of one year, with the option of continuing in 2021. It was the sponsor of the race from 1995-1998. The four-day St Leger Festival begins on Sept. 9 and lasts through Sept....

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