Paddy Power Celebrity Donkey Derby in Youghal – Friday 22nd March 2013


Irelands Top Jockey’s return to Youghal for the 2nd Paddy Power Celebrity Donkey Derby

Ireland’s top jump jockeys are getting ready to return to the streets of Youghal to go under starters orders as they get set to compete again in the infamous ‘Paddy Power Celebrity Donkey Derby’ on Friday, 22nd March, 2013, at 7.00pm, on the Main Street of Youghal, Co. Cork.

Click on the video below to see the 2012  Celebrity Donkey Derby

Youghal local favourite Jockey, Davy Russell, fresh from his exploits in Cheltenham, will line up in battle against fellow big names such as Paul Carberry, Paul Townend, Martin Ferris, Andrew McNamara, Davy Condon, Jane Mangan, Mark Enright, Patrick Mullins and Danny Mullins.
This fun derby race will see the professional jockeys navigate through some unexpected obstacles before riding the donkeys along the Main Street of the East Cork Town.
The Paddy Power celebrity Donkey Derby is a fundraiser for The Annual ‘Queen of The Sea’ Festival which takes place in Youghal from 12th-14th July 2013 The festival supports childline and the Youghal life boat.

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Over 3,000 people took to the streets at last year’s Celebrity Donkey Derby in Youghal to see Ireland’s top jockeys

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