€3,000 bonus on offer at the GAIN Mares Series Final

The GAIN Mares Series 2023/2024 is set to conclude on Sunday, April 7th at Ballynoe point-to-point in Co. Cork.

The series, which spans from November through to April, has become a highlight of the point-to-point calendar, featuring over 20 locally-run events across seven counties in Ireland, with a strong following throughout the qualifying races, anticipation is high for this year’s final.

The competition promises to be fiercely contested, with a lineup of high-quality mares having competed in the qualifying legs. GAIN Equine Nutrition and the Ballynoe point-to-point committee will add to the excitement by presenting a bonus of €3,000 to the owner of the winning mare at the final.

Last year’s final was an exhilarating affair, culminating in Mikey O’Connor and the seven-year-old mare ‘Majestic Design’ clinching victory on the day. Trained by Declan Quelly and owned by Fiona O’Connor, their success added to the prestige of the event.

John Hore, Business Manager, GAIN Equine Nutrition, noted; ‘It’s truly a source of pride for us to have a longstanding partnership with the GAIN Mares Series, culminating in the prestigious final at Ballynoe, which stands as one of the highlights of the point-to-point season. Our aim with this series has always been to provide a platform that empowers mare owners and encourages handlers to invest in and race mares each season.

‘This partnership underscores our unwavering commitment and support to the grassroots sector of the industry, recognising the importance of nurturing talent and fostering opportunities at every level of the sport.

‘On behalf of the entire GAIN Equine Nutrition team, I extend our best wishes to all connections participating in the final. I also express heartfelt gratitude to those who have supported the Series thus far, as their contributions have been instrumental in its success. Here’s to an exciting and memorable finale at Ballynoe point-to-point. Best of luck to all involved!’

26-3-23 Ballynoe Ptp. Majestic Design and Chris O’Donovan won the GAIN Equine Nutrition Gain Mares Final for owner Fiona O’Connor and trainer Declan Queally. Healy Racing Photo.

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