Race and Stay announced as new sponsor of the Grade B Handicap Chase at Dublin Racing Festival


Thursday, November 17, 2022
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Leading horse racing tour company Race and Stay are the new sponsors of the The Race and Stay at Leopardstown Handicap Chase on the opening day of the Dublin Racing Festival at Leopardstown. The race was won by the JP McManus-owned A Wave Of The Sea, ridden for trainer Joseph O'Brien by Shane Fitzgerald, last year.


Leopardstown Racecourse have today announced that leading horse racing tour company Race and Stay will sponsor the Grade B Handicap Chase on the opening day of the Dublin Racing Festival for the next three years. 

The Race and Stay at Leopardstown Handicap Chase, registered as the Glencullen Chase, will feature on day one of the Dublin Racing Festival at Leopardstown on Saturday, February 4, 2023. The race will have a prize fund of €100,000. 

Boasting eight Grade 1 races and over €2 million in prize money, the Dublin Racing Festival is a celebration of top class jumps racing, music, food, culture and the best of what Dublin has to offer.

Race and Stay, Ireland’s largest horse racing tours company founded in 2012 by Martyn Pipe offers guests a complete solution for horse racing breaks. 

Speaking on the sponsorship announcement, Martyn Pipe, CEO of Race and Stay, said: “We are very proud to sponsor at Leopardstown, one of Ireland’s leading racecourses, and specifically at the Dublin Racing Festival where we bring many guests to each year. Leopardstown have the distinction of hosting some of Ireland’s best races year-round and we are delighted to strengthen our already excellent relationship with Leopardstown even further by sponsoring this valuable race.”

Tim Husbands, Leopardstown CEO, commented: “We are delighted to welcome Race and Stay as the latest company to join our sponsorship portfolio. The racing tour company will become sponsor of the Grade B Glencullen Chase during the Dublin Racing Festival. Martyn and his team provide an excellent service to racing fans in Ireland, UK, Europe and further afield. Race and Stay take the hassle out of organising a trip and allow our guests to enjoy their racing experience. The demand for hospitality and bookings for the 2023 Dublin Racing Festival on the first weekend of February have been extremely strong and the team at Leopardstown are gearing up for another fantastic weekend of racing.”

Race and Stay take the hassle out of organising a trip and allow our guests to enjoy their racing experience. The demand for hospitality and bookings for the 2023 Dublin Racing Festival on the first weekend of February have been extremely strong and the team at Leopardstown are gearing up for another fantastic weekend of racing.

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