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August 16, 2012

FREE admission to Moyglare Stud Stakes at The Curragh

curragh-logo Admission will be free at the Curragh races on Sunday 9th September to celebrate the 50th year in Ireland of Moyglare Stud and the 40th running of the prestigious Moyglare Stud Stakes, with some of Europe’s top two year old fillies expected to line up for the €225,000 Group 1 contest. A packed programme of seven races also features the Group 2 Irresistible Jewel Blandford Stakes, Group 3 Go and Go Round Tower Stakes and Group 3 Refuse to Bend Solonaway Stakes.
The fashion and style will be an important element of the day with superb prizes courtesy of Moyglare Stud and Newbridge Silverware in the Search for the Style Icon competition.
The 2012 Rose of Tralee will make her first official engagement when she is one of the celebrity judges.. The lucky lady who wins will receive a magnificent VVIP prize courtesy of Moyglare Stud at the unique White Turf Horse Races on the snow in beautiful St Moritz Switzerland, with flights by Swiss Air and luxury 5 Star accommodation in a deluxe double room at the Badrutts Palace Hotel, one of the leading hotels of the world. Newbridge Silverware will also provide superb prizes to the finalists
Ladies are encouraged to register in advance at The first 50 ladies to register in advance will receive a gift from Newbridge Silverware and a glass of bubbly courtesy of O’Briens Wines.
There will also be an opportunity to get style tips from the judges in the Newbridge Silverware Style Lounge during the afternoon
An exciting variety of FREE entertainment for children will take place in the garden enclosure, including face painting, bouncy castles, the RACE horse racing simulator and the Giddy Up Club with the chance for kids to learn all about horse racing and met some famous jockeys, while there will be live music from the No 1 Army Band.
Singing sensation Mark Boylan will perform a specially commissioned song penned by him celebrating the 50 years of Moyglare Stud in Ireland. The 14 year old County Offaly native has received world wide acclaim by composing a number of racing themed songs that have become internet hits and netted him personal invitations to racing festivals including Cheltenham and the Breeders Cup in the USA. He was the youngest person to perform at Vicars Street on his own when he supported the High Kings earlier this year.