The Tote Racing Club got off the mark at Downpatrick on Friday night at Downpatrick with their mare Hilden winning by an eased-down six lengths in the Racing All the Way Handicap Hurdle writes Joe Kavanagh.
Trained by Gordon Elliott, Hilden was given an excellent ride by jockey Davy Condon to carry the Tote Racing Club colours to victory for the first time.
Tim Higgins, CEO of Tote Ireland, said: “I am really excited to have had our first winner in the Tote Racing Club. The Tote Racing Club is a fun way for our customers to be involved with a racehorse and enjoy all the excitement that it brings.
“We would like to thank Gordon for his work with Hilden and we are looking forward to many more days out at the races”.
Gordon Elliott, trainer of Hilden said: “She was tough! It’s great for the Tote Racing Club as it is their first winner.”
All Tote account customers get free entry to the club entitling them to exclusive Tote Racing Club content and special offers.
A further 12 customers make up the ‘owner-member’ group. Owner-members get further benefits such as a share in any prize money, free days at the races and stable tours.
One of the owner-member shares changes every time she runs with competitions and draws to choose a new owner-member held regularly on thetote.com