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Leopardstown Racecourse Hold Feature Race in Support of RCSI AIB Race Against Breast Cancer

05 November 2009

Leopardstown Racecourse designated a feature race on the last day of the flat season in support of RCSI AIB Race Against Breast Cancer.  Special pink saddle clothes with the Breast Cancer Ireland logo were made for all participating horses, with the majority of jockies wearing something “Pink”. 


Pictured at Leopardstown Racecourse are Ms. Aisling Hurley, RCSI Director of Development and winning jockey Mr.Seamie Heffernan.  Leopardstown Racecourse designated a feature race on the last day of the flat season in support of RCSI AIB Race Against Breast Cancer.   

There were eight horses in the race.  The winning horse was Mikhail Glinka, who also donned the winning “Pink Winners Cover Cloth”, trained by Aidan O’Brien and ridden by Seamie Heffernan. This is a second win for Mikhael Glinka who had met trouble in running when sixth behind stablemate Joshua Tree in the Group 2 Royal Lodge Stakes at Ascot on his previous start in September.

 
Mikhail Glinka, who was the winning horse of the feature race at Leaopardstown Racecourse in support of RCSI AIB Race Against Breast Cancer.