Kilbeggan To Stage Noel O’Brien Memorial Race On Friday

Written 2 weeks ago by Midlands Sport


A race in memory of one of the most popular characters in Irish Racing will be staged on what’s bound to be an emotional night at Kilbeggan this Friday night.

Noel O’Brien died in December 2017 while Ireland’s Senior Jumps Handicapper having presided over an exceptional period of growth in the sport, and held the esteem of trainers, jockeys and racecourses.

His family, friends and colleagues will head to Kilbeggan to support the first running of the race.

Kilbeggan Course Manager Paddy Dunican, a personal friend of O’Brien is delighted they are staging the race: