What: Cheltenham Preview Evening at the Red Mills Store
Where: Red Mills Store, Cillin Hill, Kilkenny
Who: KCLR’s Sue Nunn & Matt O’Keefe with panelists Jane Mangan, Paul Hennessy, David Mullins and Eddie Scally.
Avid racing fans and punters hoping for some insider tips gather at the Red Mills Store in Cillin Hill last Thursday to welcome a panel of experts for an evening of punditry ahead of this week’s Cheltenham Festival.
KCLR presenters Sue Nunn & Matt O’Keefe chaired the proceedings for an outside broadcast, joined by RTE, ITV & Racing TV broadcaster Jane Mangan, local Cheltenham winning trainer Paul Hennessy former jockey David Mullins, and Gowran Park manager Eddie Scally.
The panelists offer their own unique insight into what preparations are involved for the equine and human athletes heading over to the biggest National Hunt festival of the year, and discussed Ireland’s chances as our trainers, jockeys and horses including Honeysuckle, Sir Gerhard, Dysart Dynamo come head to head with our British counterparts in what’s sure to be a thrilling week of unmissable sporting action.
Kilkenny will be well represented across the pond next week with locally trained horses including Heaven Help Us (Paul Hennessy), Put The Kettle On (Henry de Bromhead), Winter Fog (Emmet Mullins), and the highly rated Sir Gerhard and Dysart Dynamo for last year’s Cheltenham Leading Trainer, Willie Mullins.
Guests on the evening also enjoyed a look at the latest ladies and mens fashions from the Red Mills Store, and the new look Red Mills Café which boosts additional seating space and an exciting menu in partnership with celebrated local eatery La Rivista.
Whether you’re looking to have a flutter for the week that’s in it, or you want to brush up on your racing knowledge, there’s tips and stories a plenty throughout, and you can listen back now on kclr96fm.com.”
Ailish Durkin at Red Mills – Ailish.email@example.com