Bar One Racing Increase Hatton’s Grace Hurdle Prize-money

Trainer Gordon Elliott, Apple's Jade, and Bar One Racing's Managing Director, Barney O'Hare

Bar One Racing are delighted to announce an increase of €25,000 in the prize-money being offered for the Grade One BARONERACING.COM Hatton’s Grace Hurdle at Fairyhouse Racecourse on Sunday December 2nd.

The race, a long standing premier Irish hurdle fixture, is now worth €125,000.

Ireland’s leading independent bookmaker are sponsoring six races across the two day meeting at Fairyhouse.

That includes the Grade 1 BARONERACING.COM Drinmore Novice Chase and the Grade 1 BARONERACING.COM Royal Bond Novice Hurdle which also boasts an increased prize-fund of €90,000.

Historic

Past winners of the Hatton’s Grace Hurdle include Gordon Elliott’s two-time winner Apple’s Jade,  Hurricane Fly, Jezki and the indomitable Istabraq.

Elliott and Apple’s Jade will bid to win a third title at Fairyhouse in December.

Only the combination of trainer James Bowe with both Solerina and Limestone Lad have won the BARONERACING.COM Hatton’s Grace Hurdle on three occasions.

Reaction

Bar One Racing Managing Director, Barney O’Hare has spoken of the bookmaker’s delight to work together with Fairyhouse and Horse Racing Ireland:

“The increase in our sponsorship shows our commitment to Fairyhouse and Irish Racing”

General Manager of Fairyhouse Racecourse, Peter Roe, said they were delighted with the sponsorship for what is one of the biggest National Hunt days in the year, adding:

“The sponsorship of the entire card by baroneracing.com is a great vote of confidence in Fairyhouse Racecourse and Irish racing by one of our longest and most loyal sponsors.”

Irishacing.com has recently called it:

“The best jumps fixture in Ireland before Christmas”



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*Odds were correct at time of publishing the article