Ballinasloe Showgrounds hosts Connacht League
Grand Prix Competition
Ballinasloe Showgrounds, the oldest show grounds in Europe, are hosting the Ballinasloe Connacht League Grand Prix Competition over the weekend of July 21st and 22nd as part of the Ballinasloe July Show. Horse and Pony competitions will take place over the two days with the Connacht League Grand Prix Competition taking place on the Sunday.
With a prize fund for the Connacht League Grand Prix Competition of €3,000, the competition is sure to be hotly contested by the League Table Leaders. Current Table Leaders are: 1. Michael Duffy, 2. Jessica Burke, 3. Michael Duffy, 4. Damien Griffen, 5 & 6 Gabriel Slattery.
The Ballinasloe July Show is the one of a number of shows taking place in Ballinasloe Showgrounds over the course of the year. Show jumpers and spectators will be excited to hear of the revival of the October Show. Ballinasloe Showgrounds will host the Connacht Showjumping Championships over the four day period of the show from Thursday, 4th October to Sunday, 7th October. One of the most sensational competitions to take place over the October Show will be the Final of the Connaught Grand Prix Autumn Series. Information on a number of upcoming events in relation to the October Show will be made available over the coming months. Summertime will also see the Ballinasloe Showgrounds hosts the July Grand Prix Show over a two day period on Saturday, 21st and Sunday, 22nd Speaking on the new developments for Ballinasloe Showgrounds Vice-Chairman Cathal Gibbons says “we’re looking forward to welcoming competitors and spectators to the Ballinasloe July Show which will take place over the 21st and 22nd of July. There is a great degree of interest in the competitions as they include the Connacht League Grand Prix which will be hotly contested by the current leaders.” Entry to the Ballinasloe July Show is free with a free BBQ and music in the showgrounds on Saturday evening. Entries are currently being received by the secretary of Ballinasloe Showgrounds for both the July and October Shows. Entry forms are available to download on www.ballinasloeshow.com. For further information and information regarding entries telephone 090 964 2266 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org