Irish bookmaker BoyleSports has announced that it has signed a deal that will see it become the title sponsor of the 2014 Irish Grand National Horse Race.
The race is set to be held on the Monday after Easter, and will have a prize pool of €250,000.
Commenting on the deal BoyleSports Founder and CEO John Boyle said, “Boylesports are absolutely delighted to announce our sponsorship of the Irish Grand National. This is undoubtedly the most iconic race of the year and is one of the biggest events in Ireland’s sporting and social calendar, with a prize-fund of €250,000 ($345,718) the Boylesports Irish Grand National is the most valuable steeplechase race in Ireland.”
Fairyhouse Racecourse General Manager Peter Roe added: “It’s fantastic for us to welcome such a prestigious brand as Boylesports, who already have a great relationship with Irish racing, as the new sponsor of the Irish Grand National."