Free entry at Gowran Park

CONNOLLY’S Red Mills will again sponsor free admission for all racegoers at Gowran Park on Red Mills Day, Saturday, February 18th. Racegoers can register with for a maximum of two complimentary tickets per person. Tickets will be limited based on the racecourse capacity and issued on a first come, first served basis. Tickets must be pre-registered and e-tickets either downloaded or printed for access on the day. This will be a ticket-only event. No tickets will be available on the gate. There will also be complementary tea or coffee for the first 500 racegoers.

Death of Grade 1 winner

THE Grade 1-winning hurdler and chaser Foreman has died in retirement at Martinstown Stud, aged 25. Trained in France by Thierry Doumen, the German-bred son of Monsun won the Irish Champion Hurdle at Leopardstown in 2004 with his trainer on board. His other Grade 1 victory came over fences at Aintree in 2006 under A.P. McCoy.