New sponsor for Birdcatcher

Boost for big Naas Nursery worth €50,000

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New sponsor for Birdcatcher

Big boost for Naas Racecourse today with the announcement that they have acquired new sponsors for the Birdcather Nursery.

The new sponsors are Matchbook Betting Exchange,  the Cork based company are a growing force in the UK and Ireland and strive to provide a best-in-class platform for users to have the ultimate online betting experience.

The Nursery, now to be named Matchbook EBF Birdcatcher Premier Nursery and will be held on Sunday October 21, with a value of €50,000 is also the richest two-year-old handicap of the season

Many of Ireland’s leading trainers, Ger Lyons, Willie McCreery, Jim Bolger and Aidan O’Brien have all targeted and won the Birdcatcher in recent years.

Tom Ryan of Naas Racecourse said: “We are thrilled to welcome Matchbook on board as sponsors to Naas. The Birdcatcher is a very popular race and we are delighted to have a strong brand like Matchbook supporting the Premier Nursery and a supporting race on the day. We look forward to working with the Matchbook team and making it a successful partnership over the coming years."