Sponsorship PortfolioIrish Champion Stakes

QIPCO sponsor the Irish Champion Stakes at Leopardstown in September, part of Irish Champions Weekend.

Irish Champions Weekend was launched in 2014 and comprises two days of top class racing spread over one weekend in September with the Saturday held at Leopardstown and Sunday at the Curragh.

QIPCO sponsor the most valuable race of the weekend, the QIPCO Irish Champion Stakes. At the close of 2016 the race was ranked the best in Europe and it complements the company’s existing sponsorship of British Champions Series and, in particular, the QIPCO Champion Stakes at Ascot. ​

QIPCO Irish Champion Stakes

“The international profile of the top races in Europe provides the perfect platform for the company to reach a wider audience. QIPCO’s association with quality, world renowned events such as Royal Ascot, the Guineas and the Irish Champion Stakes brings many benefits and is a very good fit for the brand.”

- Sheikh Fahad bin Abdullah Al Thani