Grand Prix News: McDonald Cup this Thursday

Grand Prix sub committee: On Thursday next April 11th round 2 of the 16 rounds of the 2019 Grand Prix Series takes place in the Morton Stadium at 8.00pm. The McDonald Cup is the 1st of the Grand Prix 4 mile track races, this race along with the Walker Cup in the Autumn neatly bookends the series. The 4 mile was a popular event at sports meetings in the early part of the last century, The McDonald Cup was 1st held some 112 years ago as a 4 mile flat race at Clonee in 1907 and was won by J.Ironmonger. Last years winner was David Hanley.
With Round 1 of the 2019 series, the Frank White cup having drawn a bumper entry and produced a very popular winner in Evelyn Brennan we look forward to another large entry on Thursday at 8pm.