There will be plenty Clare interest in the feature race at the Galway Races Festival today.
Clarecastle trainer Gearoid O’Loughlin has two runners in the Galway Plate, as he saddles Mitchuka, and Ben Dundee in the big race.
O’Loughlin, who is based in Meath, works with owner Chris Jones and has previously had stints with Enda and Jim Bolger.
He says Mitchuka is a horse he has high hopes for
Racing gets underway in Ballybrit this afternoon at 4.35pm