Barrier Trials resume at Naas on June 5
16 May 2019
Irish Thoroughbred Marketing
(ITM) is planning to resume barrier trials at Naas Racecourse on a non-Flat
raceday, Wednesday June 5.
The trials, taking place under
the supervision of the IHRB, will be restricted to unraced two-year-olds over
five furlongs and six furlongs. Unraced three-year-olds will also be catered
for up to seven furlongs.
It is proposed the trials take
place ‘on the round’ inside the Flat track proper at Naas and the ground will
be maintained as ‘good’ in the event of dry weather.
Representative, Jeremy Greene, commented: “The principal reason for staging
barrier trials is to meet the significant overseas demand for quality unraced
horses. Up to two more similar dates are planned up until September.”
The entry fee will be €150 on top
of the mandatory provision of €60 for licensed jockeys. Horses being entered
must be returned in training with licensed trainers, named and with a stalls
For further inquiries, or to make
a provisional entry, contact [email protected]
or call Jeremy Greene 087 112 1625.