WATCH: the winning Jockey Team Queen who won the Kildare Derby Festival Lip Sync Challenge

Festival fun

WATCH: the winning Jockey Team Queen who won the Kildare Derby Festival Lip Sync Challenge

The winning Jockey's Queen Team

The 41st Kildare Derby Festival may be over for another year but people will still be talking about the winners of the LipSync Battle for quite a while.

On Saturday, June 29, 2019 after the Dubai Duty Free Irish Derby record numbers of people returned to Kildare Town Square to witness Ireland's first Paddy Power Lip Sync Battle featuring big names from the racing industry including former jockey  now trainer Johnny Murtagh,  trainer Tracey Collins and jockey's like Shane Foley, Colin Keanem Gary Caroll and Ronan Whelan. Four different teams competed including the Stable Yard Team as the Spice Girls, the Paddy Power Girls from their retail shops performing "Its raining men", the trainers with "The Greatest Showman performance and Johnny taking a lead role" and the finale performance of a Queen medley from the jockeys. It was a hard fought battle but jockeys took the title for 2019.

Check out their winning performance here:

The show was a massive success with the Jockeys Team made up of top Riders Gary Carroll, Shane Foley, Ronan Whelan and Champion Jockey Colin Keane just pipping the other acts at the post.

Freddie Mercury would even approve.

SEE ALSO: Another fine day in store for Kildare

To continue reading this archived article for FREE,
please just kindly register and/or log in.

Registration is absolutely 100% FREE and will help us personalise your experience on our sites. You can also sign up to our carefully curated newsletter(s) to keep up to date with your latest local news!

Register / Login

Buy the e-paper of the Donegal Democrat, Donegal People's Press, Donegal Post and Inish Times here for instant access to Donegal's premier news titles.

Keep up with the latest news from Donegal with our daily newsletter featuring the most important stories of the day delivered to your inbox every evening at 5pm.