PAT Smullen, nine-time Irish champion jockey who died last September at the age of 43, is to be honoured at Newmarket Racecourse with a race in his name at the Craven meeting.

The Pat Smullen Memorial Handicap is a Class 2 contest for four-year-olds and upwards over a mile and will take place on Tuesday, April 13th, day one of the three-day fixture on the Rowley Mile.