Former World Champion Dermott Lennon is favourite to win the first ever Jumping In The City Grand Prix on Friday

With just two days to go before The Underwriting Exchange Limited “Jumping In The City” begins at Limerick Greyhound Stadium, Paddy Power Bookmakers have released ante-post prices on the feature Underwriting Exchange Grand Prix.


Former world champion Dermott Lennon has been installed as favourite with Loughview Lou-Lou at 11/4, while Captain Michael Kelly (Drumillier Lough) and Catherine Thornton (Derryinver Luxury Cruise) are joint second favourites at 9/2.


Some of the other fancied pairings include Francis Connors (Hyperion) and Neal Fearon (Dree Boeken’s Grossos Roeschen) who have both opened at 7/1, while Eventing rider Michael Ryan from Limerick is priced at 25/1.


The Underwriting Exchange Limited “Jumping In The City” was launched by Minister Simon Coveney recently and will see top level show jumping horses compete in the in-field of Greyhound Stadia for the very first time, in a collaboration between Horse Sport Ireland, Showjumping Ireland and the Irish Greyhound Board.


A host of big names from the sport of show jumping are among the Jumping In The City starters, which begins at Limerick Greyhound Stadium this Friday June 5th, with Cork Greyhound Stadium in Curraheen Park chosen to host the second night of action on Friday June 12th, while the final will take place at Shelbourne Park, Dublin on June 26th.


An action packed evening of entertainment will conclude with a performance by top percussion group Extreme Rhythm, who in the past have performed on X-Factor alongside pop super-star Kelly Clarkson.


While reserved table bookings for the event are completely sold out, general admission tickets for The Underwriting Exchange Jumping In The City can be purchased in advance by phoning 1890 269 969 and tickets will also be available at the gate.


Tickets cost €15 for adults, children under 14 are free and a Student and OAP rate of €10 will apply.


Full up-to-date Paddy Power prices for Jumping In The Cityare available on


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**Paddy Power Prices correct as of 15.00 Wednesday 03/06/2015 and are subject to change