RTÉ have confirmed they will broadcast the 1,000 and 2,000 Guineas live from the Curragh, as the return of Irish racing moves closer.


Racing in Ireland has been postponed since Wednesday March 25th due to the coronavirus crisis, however the sport is set to resume behind closed doors on June 8th with a Monday night card at Naas.


The weekend of Friday June 12th and Saturday June 13th then sees the running of the first Classics of the flat season at the Curragh, with the action available to watch on terrestrial television.


RTÉ will show Friday’s 2,000 Guineas and Saturday’s 1,000 Guineas, with coverage starting at 6pm on both evenings.


The broadcaster have also confirmed they will be showing live racing every Friday, Saturday and Sunday evening until July 13th in a special one hour programme, as well as their usual coverage of the Irish Derby weekend and The Oaks.


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