Jan, 2024
Connolly’s RED MILLS and Gowran Park Gear Up for RED MILLS Race Day with Complimentary Admission for Racegoers

Connolly family at RED MILLS Race Day 2023 -Photo Kieran Harnett


Connolly’s RED MILLS announces its continued sponsorship, providing free admission for all racegoers at Gowran Park Racecourse on the highly anticipated RED MILLS Day, set to take place on Saturday, February 17th featuring the Grade 2 RED MILLS Chase and the Grade 3 RED MILLS Trial Hurdle.

Ticket registration opens to the public at 9am on 26th January. Racegoers can secure up to two complimentary tickets per person by  Clicking Here For Tickets  Limited tickets will be allocated on a first-come, first-served basis. Attendees must pre-register, and e-tickets can be either downloaded or printed for access on the day. This exclusive event will be ticket-only, with no tickets available at the gate. 

Speaking at Gowran today, Gareth Connolly, CEO of Connolly’s RED MILLS, said:

“We are delighted to continue our collaboration with Gowran Park and extend the offer of free admission to racegoers for the third consecutive year. RED MILLS Day embodies outstanding racing and a vibrant atmosphere, and we are proud to make it accessible to all.” 

He elaborated, “The team at RED MILLS, firmly believe in contributing to the community and supporting the horse racing industry, the sponsorship of complimentary entry at Gowran Park Racecourse allows us to do both. It serves as our expression of gratitude to our valued customers and racing fans. For more than four decades, we’ve been proud sponsors at Gowran Park, and we look forward to the exciting possibilities that the future holds in store.” 

To enhance the race day experience, the first 500 racegoers will enjoy complimentary tea or coffee, along with live entertainment throughout the day, featuring a performance by After Dark in the RED MILLS Champions Quarter. RED MILLS will also sponsor the stable staff canteen and the owners and trainers’ hospitality for those with runners on the day. 

Eddie Scally, Manager of Gowran Park, shared his excitement, stating,

“We’ve enjoyed brilliant start to the year at Gowran Park, highlighted by the unveiling of our new weigh room. RED MILLS Day stands as one of the pinnacles in our calendar, renowned for delivering exceptional racing and an electrifying atmosphere. We deeply appreciate the steadfast sponsorship from RED MILLS, which has been instrumental in making this day a success. The gate sponsorship has not only resonated positively within our local community but has also garnered acclaim within the broader industry. Here’s to the continued success and excitement that RED MILLS Day brings to Gowran Park.”  

Adding to the excitement, the RED MILLS Store Country Style Event will take centre stage in the RED MILLS Style Quarter, highlighting the latest fashions from the RED MILLS Store, featuring brands such as Welligogs, Fairfax & Favor, and King Louis.  Attendees have the chance to win prizes worth over €2,500 for the most Stylish racegoer on the day.