Tuesday March 25,2014 : BOYLESPORTS BECOMES IRISH GRAND NATIONAL SPONSOR
Most valuable steeplechase race in Ireland named Boylesports Irish Grand National
Irish bookmaker Boylesports has been named as the 2014 Irish Grand National horse race title sponsor.
This established National Hunt chase is run at Fairyhouse on Easter Monday with a prize fund this year of Euro 250 000.
“It’s fantastic for us to welcome such a prestigious brand as Boylesports, who already have a great relationship with Irish racing, as the new sponsor of the Irish Grand National,” Fairyhouse Racecourse general manager Peter Roe said.
John Boyle, founder, owner and chief executive officer of Boylesports, added: “Boylesports are absolutely delighted to announce our sponsorship of the Irish Grand National.
“This is undoubtedly the most iconic race of the year and is one of the biggest events in Ireland’s sporting and social calendar, with a prize-fund of €250,000 ($345,718) the Boylesports Irish Grand National is the most valuable steeplechase race in Ireland.”