€1,190 raised for The Daisy Lodge, Cong

Members of Ballinrobe Race Committee, Track Manager Cathal Flannelly and Brain Graham from Sean Graham Bookmakers present a cheque of €1,190 to Mary McHugh from The Daisy Lodge.

Ken Murphy (Chairman, Ballinrobe Racecourse), Emma McCormack (Ballinrobe RC) John Stagg (Ballinrobe RC) Brian Graham (Sean Graham Bookmakers) Cathal Flannelly (Track Manager), Mary McHugh (Daisy Lodge, Cong) & Sean O’Connell (Ballinrobe RC)

Cathal Flannelly (Track Manager), Sean O’Connell (Committee Member) & Gerard Geraghty (Committee Member) travelled to the Cheltenham festival in March. They were given €50 each to place a bet with all the winnings being donated to The Daisy Lodge in Cong.

17-3-23 Cheltenham. Stay Away Fay and Harry Cobden won the Albert Bartlett Novices’ Hurdle (Grade 1). Healy Racing Photo.

Cathal had a winner with Stay Away Fay on the Friday in the Novices Hurdle. Stay Away Fay put in a stunning run to win the Albert Bartlett Novices’ Hurdle after a brilliant performance from both Harry Cobden and the Paul Nicholls trained Stay Away Fay. Thanks to Sean Graham Bookmakers, Cathal was given double the odds at 33/1.

A total of €1,190 was raised for The Daisy Lodge in Cong. They are currently building a location in Cong which will provide a therapeutic short break centre for children with cancer and their families so that no child has to face cancer alone.

Thanks to Sean, Gerard and Cathal and to Sean Graham Bookmakers!