Thoroughbred Marketing is planning to resume Barrier Trials at Naas Racecourse
on a non-Flat raceday, Tuesday, September 3rd.
taking place under the supervision of the IHRB, will be restricted to unraced
two-years-olds over distances of 5f, 6f and 7f.
proposed the Trials again take place ‘on the round’ inside the Flat track proper at
Naas and the ground will be rated ‘Good’ in the event of dry weather.
Naas Racecourse is kindly hosting the Barrier Trials but wishes to restrict numbers to eight Trials with no more than eight horses per Trial - as such, no more than 64 horses will be allowed to take part.
Naas Racecourse also states that the Trials will not go ahead if 'Soft' is in the going description.
The principal reason for staging barrier trials is to better meet the
strong overseas demand for quality unraced horses.
The entry fee will be €150 on
top of a mandatory provision of €60 for jockeys.
The horses entered must be returned in training with licensed Trainers
and ridden by licensed Jockeys under catchweights, ie. without weight
restrictions, as is the practice overseas.
The participating horses must also be named and with a starting stalls
The Trials will be recorded, timed and made available online to
Entries can be made on this website. For further inquiries, contact [email protected] or call 087 112 1625.