The local horse racing season gets under way this Sunday, May 5th at Carrickadawson outside St Johnston.

The first race is set to get underway at 2.30pm sharp with an eight race card down for decision.

Last year’s National Champion Top Jockey Dylan Browne McMonagle (pictured) has a good book of rides and will be one to watch as will Co Antrim crack rider Sam Ewing who will be eagerly looking forward to the action as well.

There will be bookmakers on course and refreshments will also be available on the day,

Those attending are advised to get along early to avoid delays.

Directions to the course: Take a right coming from Lifford after driving roughly five miles at Ballinalecky crossroads towards St Johnston. Coming from Letterkenny take a left at the Ballinalecky crossroads after travelling around 10 miles.

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