Racing Fixtures for the week ahead

Epsom Derby runner-up Madhmoon will be looking to go one place better in Saturday's Dubai Duty Free Irish Derby at The Curragh

Shane McArdle looks forward to the racing action for the next few days

Racing in Ireland between Monday June 24 and Sunday July 07

Monday 24 June

Ballinrobe, 5:50pm – a  seven-race Flat card

Wednesday 26 June

Naas, 6pm – a flat card that features the €75,000 Naas Oaks Trial (8pm)

Thursday 27 June

Curragh, 5:45pm – Day one of the three-day Dubai Duty Free Irish Derby meeting, with today’s card containing the €50,000 “Ragusa” Handicap (6:45pm), the €125,000 Rockingham Handicap (7:45pm) and the €20,000 Apprentice Derby (8:15pm)

Friday 28 June

The Curragh, 3:15pm – the card today includes the €150,000 Group 2 Comer Group International Curragh Cup (3:45pm), the €130,000 Group 2 Airlie Stud Stakes (4:15pm), the €100,000 Summer Fillies Handicap and the €300,000 Group 1 Juddmonte Pretty Polly Stakes (5:25pm)

Saturday 29 June

The Curragh – today’s card includes the €50,000 Dubai Duty Free Millennium Millionaire Handicap (1:45pm), the €75,000 Dubai Duty Free Tennis Championship Dash Stakes (Listed Race, 2:20pm), the €75,000  Dubai Duty Free Finest Surprise Celebration Stakes (Listed Race, 2:55pm), the €75,000 Group 3 Dubai Duty Free Full Of Surprises International Stakes (3:30pm), the €50,000 Dubai Duty Free The Irish Village Handicap (4:05pm), the €130,000 Group 2 GAIN Railway Stakes (4:40pm), the €1,500,000 Group 1 Dubai Duty Free Irish Derby (5:20pm) and the €50,000 Dubai Duty Free Jumeirah Creekside Irish EBF Handicap

Wednesday 03 July

Bellewstown, 5:30pm – Day one of the four-day July Festival meeting is a seven-race flat card that features: €20,000 Drogheda Traders Handicap (6;30pm) and the €25,000 Drogheda Traders Plate Handicap (7pm)

Thursday 04 July

Bellewstown, 5:25pm – Day two of the four-day July Festival meeting is a seven-race flat card that features: the €20,000 Indaver Ireland Handicap (5:55pm)

Tipperary, 5:35pm – A seven-race mixed-card featuring the €47,500 Coolmore US Navy Flag Tipperary Stakes (7:20pm) and the €75,000 Kevin McManus Bookmaker Grimes Hurdle (7:50pm)

Friday 05 July

Bellewstown, 5:10pm – Day three of the four-day July Festival meeting is an eight-race mixed card that features: the €16,500 Seamus Mulvaney Crockafotha Handicap Hurdle (7:50pm)

Wexford, 5:35pm – A seven-race jumps card featuring the €20,000 Cairde Loch Garman Steeplechase (7:40pm)

Saturday 06 July

Naas, 1:35pm – A seven-race flat card featuring the €24,000 Foran Equine Irish EBF Auction Maiden (2:10pm), the €25,000 Irish Stallion Farms EBF Fillies Handicap (3:20pm) and the Irish Stallion Farms EBF Race (3:55pm)

Bellewstown, 5:10pm – The final day of the four-day July Festival meeting is a seven-race mixed card that features: the €30,000 Fast Shipping Bellewstown Handicap Hurdle (6:20pm) and the €17,500 Hilltown Hurdle (6:50)

Sunday 07 July

Limerick, 1:50pm – A seven-race flat card featuring the €20,000 Party Time Ltd. Marquee Hire Rated Race (4pm)

Racing in Britain between Monday June 24 and Sunday June 30

Monday 24 June

Chepstow, 2pm – a seven-race Flat card

Southwell, 2:15pm – a seven-race National Hunt card

Windsor, 5:40pm – a seven-race Flat card

Wolverhampton, 6pm – a seven-race flat card

Tuesday 25 June

Beverley, 2pm – a seven-race Flat card

Brighton, 2:10pm – a seven-race flat card

Newbury, 2:20pm – an eight-race Flat card

Newton Abbot, 5:45pm – a seven-race National Hunt card featuring the £22,500 The ST Austell Brewery Handicap Steeplechase

Wednesday 26 June

Carlisle, 2pm – a seven-race flat card, featuring the £31,200 Agma Stablemate Carlisle Bell Handicap, the £31,200 Cumberland Plate Handicap Stakes and the Listed £40,000 British Stallion Studs EBF Eternal Stakes

Ffos Las, 2:10pm – a seven-race National Hunt card

Salisbury, 2:20pm – a seven-race Flat card, featuring the £20,000 The Molson Coors Handicap and the £22,500 The Whitsbury Manor Stud Bibury Cup Handicap

Kempton, 5:15pm – An eight-race flat card

Bath, 6:10pm – A seven-race flat card

Thursday 27 June

Newcastle, 1:50pm – Day one of the three-day Northumberland Plate Festival, a seven-race flat card, featuring the £32,000 Seaton Delaval Handicap

Nottingham, 2pm – a seven-race Flat card

Newmarket, 2:10pm – a seven-race Flat card, featuring the £20,000 TRM Calphormin Handicap

Leicester, 5:55pm – A seven-race Flat card

Hamilton, 6:05pm – A seven-race Flat card

Friday 28 June

Cartmel, 1:50pm – a seven-race National Hunt card, featuring the £10,000 Rijo42Beginners’ Steeple Chase

Great Yarmouth, 2pm – a seven-race flat card, featuring the £19,000 Moulton Nurseries Handicap

Doncaster, 2:10pm – a seven-race Flat card, featuring the Romero Insurance Brokers Handicap

Newcastle, 5:30pm – Day two of the three-day Northumberland Plate Festival, a seven-race flat card, featuring the £50,000 Gosforth Park Cup Handicap and the £60,000 Group 3 Hoppings Fillies’ Stakes

Newmarket, 5:40pm – a seven-race Flat card, featuring a £16,600 Handicap and a £15,000 Handicap

Chester, 5:50pm – a six-race Flat card, featuring a £20,335 Fillies’ Handicap

Saturday 29 June

Windsor, 1:40pm – a seven-race Flat card, featuring the £37,000 Midsummer Stakes (Listed Race), the £20,335 Matthew Clark Handicap and a £20,000 1m3f99y handicap

Newcastle, 1:50pm – Final day of the three-day Northumberland Plate Festival, an eight-race flat card, featuring two £25,000 Handicaps, the £70,000 Group 3 Chipchase Stakes, the £75,000 Northumberland Vase Handicap and the £150,000 Northumberland Plate Handicap

Chester, 2pm – a flat card that features the £20,335 Matthew Clark Handicap (3yo, 3:10pm)

Newmarket, 2:05pm – a seven-race card that includes the following races: the £30,000 Listed Randox Health Empress Fillies’ Stakes, the £ 60,000 Group 3 Criterion Stakes and the £40,000 Listed Fred Archer Stakes

York, 2:10pm – a seven-race Flat card, featuring the a £50,000 Handicap and the £25,000 “Jump Jockeys” Nunthorpe Stakes

Doncaster, 5:25pm – a seven-race Flat card

Lingfield, 5:45pm – a seven-race Flat card

Sunday 30 June

Cartmel, 2pm – a seven-race National Hunt card that features the £40,000 PSR Marquees Handicap Hurdle and the £40,000 Oakmere Homes Handicap Steeple Chase

Windsor, 2:10pm – a seven-race Flat card, featuring a £12,000 Handicap

Uttoxeter, 2:25pm – a seven-race National Hunt card, featuring a £18,500 Handicap Hurdle, the £70,000 Listed Summer Cup (Steeplechase) and a £22,500 Handicap Steeplechase



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