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21/10/2021

Event with racing greats John Oxx, Johnny Murtagh, Dermot Weld and Christy Roche in Kildare Town this evening

Event with racing greats John Oxx, Johnny Murtagh, Dermot Weld and Christy Roche in Kildare Town this evening

Pictured clockwise from top left: Jim Bolger, Christy Roche, John Oxx, Johnny Murtagh and Dessie Scahill (centre)

Some of the top names in horse racing will join forces for a Meet The Legends this evening at Studio One, Silken Thomas, Kildare town.

Among the racing greats will be John Oxx, Johnny Murtagh, Dermot Weld and Christy Roche, who will  recount stories from the world of racing.

MC for the evening is former RTE’s racing commentator Dessie Scahill, who will delve deep into the racing archives and discuss the various racing successes of our legends in past Irish Derbies.

The night, which is part of the Kildare Derby Festival, begins at 7.30pm and is a must for racing enthusiasts old and new, offering a rare opportunity to meet some of Irish racing’s best known legends and champions.

Tickets are €10 and a contribution from the funds raised will be donated to two charities; The Injured Jockeys Fund and Trainers Benevolent Fund.

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