UK bookmaker Coral looks to expand its presence within the Irish sports betting market by announcing that it has agreed a three year sponsorship of Leopardstown Racecourse (Leinster County) January meets.
The sponsorship comes following the approval of Coral’s Irish betting licence and marks the bookmakers first official Irish marketing partnership. Leopardstown’s is set to host the Coral.ie Hurdle Meeting on 17 January
Coral marketing further announced that it had added a €100,000 bonus to the event, for any rider that can win the Coral.ie Hurdle and the Coral Cup at Cheltenham Festival on (15-18 March).
Leopardstown racecourse chief executive, Pat Keogh, welcomed Coral as January sponsor
“We are delighted to welcome Coral to Leopardstown. The two feature races on the day are both steeped in tradition. The Coral.ie Hurdle is always an extremely competitive race and the bonus with the Coral Cup at Cheltenham adds a new dimension that will be very popular. The Coral.ie Chase is one of our oldest races, which the legendary Arkle won three times.”
“We look forward to working with Coral to make this a very special day at Leopardstown. We hope that this is the start of a very long relationship with Coral and thank them for their support of Leopardstown,” Keogh further added
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