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Co-Op Superstores sponsors National Hunt Raceday at Cork Racecourse Mallow

October 9, 2018

Co-Op Superstores, the retail division of Dairygold, is delighted to be back in the saddle for the second year to sponsor the National Hunt Raceday at Cork Racecourse, Mallow on Sunday, 21st October.

The Co-Op Superstores Raceday is a hugely popular race fixture that marks the launch of the exciting national hunt winter season and features top class thoroughbred racing along with many of Ireland’s leading jockeys and trainers. The day’s feature race will be the Co-Op Superstores Handicap Steeplechase (Grade B) with a prize fund of €50,000.

Andrew Hogan, Manager at Cork Racecourse Mallow said “We’re delighted to have Dairygold and Co-Op Superstores on board again this year as sponsors for what we see as one of the highlights of the 2018 Cork Racecourse fixtures list. Dairygold has supported us for many years and it’s great to see their name now associated with this national hunt winter season opener.  As a rural based retailer, many of their customers are regular race goers and we are looking forward to welcoming them to this October meeting”.

John O’ Carroll, Head of Retail at Dairygold added: “This National Hunt Meeting at Cork Racecourse is a natural fit for Dairygold and Co-Op Superstores which is at the heart of local communities in Munster. We are delighted to be on board as sponsors again this year. We look forward to being part of another great day of racing this year”.

ENDS

2nd October 2018: Pictured at the launch of the Co-Op Superstores Race Day at Cork Racecourse Mallow on Sunday 21st October are Andrew Hogan, Manager Cork Racecourse Mallow, Jockey Darragh O’Keeffe, Mallow, and Gillian Foley, Retail Marketing Manager, Dairygold Co-Operative Society. Photo by Sean Jefferies Photography.

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