The Irish Greyhound Board are today delighted to announce the return of the racing spectacular Race of Champions.
Taking place on Friday June 21st at The Kingdom Greyhound Stadium in Tralee, the event this year will be sponsored by Boylesports and the best national canine stars in the country will battle it out for the €15,000 winning prize fund.
The live broadcast will be made available for worldwide viewing on RTE.ie. It will also be accessible on the RTE Player (www.rte.ie/player) for 3 weeks after broadcast.
The Boylesports Race of Champions will feature the best of Irish and UK greyhounds, including last year’s winner, Razdazl Rioga, that is owned by Irish celebrity, Michael O’ Muircheartaigh.
Declan Dowling, General Manager at The Kingdom Greyhound Stadium said, “The Race of Champions is the highlight of our racing calendar here at The Kingdom Greyhound Stadium. This year we are delighted to welcome Boylesports as the main title sponsor of what is regarded as one of the most prestigious greyhound races in the country.”
Leon Blanche of Boylesports said “All of us at Boylesports are thrilled to be the title sponsor of such a prestigious event in the Irish Greyhound calendar. John Boyle is a huge admirer of talented greyhounds, and there is no doubt, the Race of Champions will have an abundance of class acts on show.”