Top owners in €100k Fairyhouse bonus battle

Two of National Hunt racing’s most powerful owners will go head-to-head for a €100,000 bonus in the Powers Irish Grand National at Fairyhouse tomorrow.

7th April, 2007

Two of National Hunt racing’s most powerful owners will go head-to-head for a €100,000 bonus in the Powers Irish Grand National at Fairyhouse tomorrow.

Butler’s Cabin, owned by Limerick racing magnate JP McManus, and English entrepreneur Trevor Hemmings’ Cloudy Lane are in line for the windfall, as they are trained outside Ireland and both won at Cheltenham.

Hemmings, who owns Blackpool Tower, Littlewoods Pools and travel firm Pontins, is also...

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