McHale Raceday 2023 Now Enters It’s 10th Year!

Ballinrobe-based company McHale  are proud sponsors of the McHale Mayo National (Grade B) and the McHale Mayo Hurdle. They are Ballinrobe Racecourse’s most valuable races with The McHale Mayo National now to the value of €80,000 and the McHale Mayo H’Cap Hurdle of €30,000

 It marks one of the racing highlights in Ballinrobe Racecourse’s calendar and takes place this year on Monday 29th May. It is all you could ask for in an evening race meeting, great racing, great atmosphere and great value! Get your tickets now and avoid the queues.

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Willie Mullins looks ahead to McHale Raceday 2023

Here is what you can expect on McHale Raceday 2023

We are delighted to announce that Rasai Beo TG4 will be broadcasting live from McHale Raceday once again this year.

In 2022, Metersandmasks won the McHale Mayo Handicap Hurdle. Metersandmasks was trained by Charles Byrnes and ridden by Phillip Enright.

Ballinrobe 31-5-22 METERSANDMASKS & Philip Enright (right) win the McHale Mayo Handicap Hurdle from HEWICK & Rob James (left) (Photo HEALY RACING)
Ballinrobe 31-5-22 METERSANDMASKS & Philip Enright with owner John Twiss after winning the McHale Mayo Handicap Hurdle (Photo HEALY RACING)

The McHale Mayo National was won by the Willie Mullins-trained Rock Road and ridden by Kieran Callaghan


31-5-22 Ballinrobe. Rock Road and Kieran Callaghan win the McHale Mayo National Handicap Steeplechase. Healy Racing.
Ballinrobe 31-5-22 ROCK ROAD & Kieran Callaghan with groom Nicole Vaughan after winning the McHale Mayo National. (Photo HEALY RACING)

Established over 30 years ago, McHale will sponsor seven races on the day. The family-run business produces a range of specialist farm machinery focusing on balers and bale wrappers and is a major employer in the Ballinrobe area. Manufacturing takes place at a purpose-built factory in Ballinrobe.