Irish horseracing will feature on TG4 for seven consecutive weekends as the channel today announced a significant increase in its racing coverage for 2021.
TG4 have covered the annual Listowel Festival for the past 16 years and broke new ground with a live broadcast from Punchestown last Sunday.
Beginning at Leopardstown on Sunday, March 7th, TG4 will cover racing each weekend through to the middle of April, taking in fixtures from eight different racecourses in that time, including the first action of the 2021 Flat season from the Curragh on Sunday, March 21st.
The programmes will be hosted by Seán Bán Breathnach and Mánus Ó Conghaile and they will be joined by reporter Daragh Ó Conchúir who will get all the reaction and interviews with jockeys and trainers outside the parade ring.
TG4 will provide live coverage from the following meetings in March and April:
- Leopardstown - Sunday March 7
- Limerick & Naas - Sunday March 14
- Curragh – Sunday March 21
- Limerick & Naas – Sunday March 28
- Fairyhouse & Cork – Saturday April 3
- Leopardstown – Sunday April 11
- Tramore & Dundalk – Sunday April 18