Summer barbecue evening at Clonmel races


Summer barbecue evening at Clonmel races

Clonmel Races will host its annual summer barbecue meeting at Powerstown Park on Friday week, June 10.

The event is one of the highlights of the calendar at the racecourse and another great evening of entertainment, racing and fun is anticipated.

The first of seven National Hunt races goes to post at 5.35 and the features races are The John Kennedy Motors (Toyota) Clonmel Beginners Chase and The Orchard Thieves Handicap Hurdle.

The evening also includes the Orchard Thieves Fashion Awards, with celebrity judges Kamal Ibrahim, television presenter and former Mr. World; and Tipperary Rose Fiona O'Sullivan, from Thurles.

These awards have a prize value of €500 for both the Best Dressed Lady and the Most Appropriately Dressed Gent.

The €25 all-in tickets, which must be pre-purchased, offer fantastic value and include admission,a racecard, barbecue meal and a €5 tote bet.

The normal admission is €15 for adults and €10 for OAPs/students, while children U-16 are admitted free.

For more information contact Eugene Cooney at 052-6188508 or visit