Trophies - Horse Racing
BUDWEISER IRISH DERBY
The single finest event in Irish Racing – continuously run for more than a century. This is the richest race in the Irish season. Ireland is synonymous with horse racing and therefore with the Irish Derby. This race is an unbroken tradition of racing at the Curragh of Kildare for more than 100 years. The Curragh Race Course commissioned Waterford Crystal is 2008 to produce a trophy, we then pioneered a new hand-painting technique using platinum to decorate this new crystal design. The Irish Derby has been firmly established as one of the worlds leading international races and in recent years this showpiece event has become synonymous with the world’s best racehorses, glamour, fashion and first class entertainment.
Maryland Million Classic is an American Thoroughbred horse race held annually in October since 1986 primarily at Laurel Park Racecourse in Laurel, Maryland or at Pimlico Race Course in Baltimore. To be eligible for the Maryland Million Classic, a horse must be sired by a stallion who stands in Maryland.
LADBROKES WORLD HURDLE
The World Hurdle is a Grade 1 National Hunt hurdle race in Great Britain which is open to horses aged four years or older. It is run on the New Course at Cheltenham over a distance of about 3 miles (4,828 metres), and during its running there are twelve hurdles to be jumped. The race is scheduled to take place each year during the Cheltenham Festival in March.
Sheikh Mohammed Al Thani presents the Waterford Crystal Trophies at the Qatar Races – (Largest Racing Event in the Middle East)