Thoroughbred Marketing is planning to resume barrier trials at Naas Racecourse
on a non-Flat raceday, Wednesday June 5. Further dates are planned
through to September.
taking place under the supervision of the IHRB, will be restricted to unraced
two-years-olds over 5f and 6f. If there is sufficient demand, unraced
three-year-olds will also be catered for up to 7f.
proposed the trials take place ‘on the round’ inside the Flat track proper at
Naas and the ground will be rated ‘Good’ in the event of dry weather.
The principal reason for staging barrier trials is to better meet the
strong overseas demand for quality unraced horses. However, ITM is open to
receiving as many entries as possible while keeping the entry fee at €150 on
top of a mandatory provision of €60 for jockeys.
The horses entered must be returned in training with licensed Trainers
and ridden by licensed Jockeys under catchweights, ie. without weight
restrictions, as is the practice overseas.
The participating horses must also be named and with a starting stalls
The trials will be recorded, timed and made available online to
Entries can be made on this website. For further inquiries, contact [email protected] or call 087 112 1625.