BAR One Racing is the new title sponsor of the Leinster National at Naas in a five-year partnership.

As well as sponsoring the feature Leinster National Handicap Chase of €80,000 on March 14th, the independent bookmakers will also sponsor the six supporting races on the card, including two Grade 3 races.

Barney O’Hare, company director of Bar One Racing, said: “We are excited to announce our sponsorship of the Bar One Racing Leinster National and with two Grade 3s on the programme, the meeting will attract a strong supporting card. It's the final Irish meeting before Cheltenham and racing fans will be keen to get their expenses."

Early entries for the Leinster National will be released on March 1st.