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May 8, 2015

Curragh set for Tattersalls Irish Guineas Festival

The Tattersalls Irish Guineas Festival will kick off the exciting summer season of racing at The Curragh Racecourse this year, when it takes place over the weekend of Saturday 23rd...

May 8, 2015

Rizeena set for Lanwades Stud Stakes

Rizeena is likely to head to Ireland for her next start after she made a rather inauspicious comeback on Guineas weekend at Newmarket. The decision to step the four-year-old filly...

May 7, 2015

Friarstown Stud to sponsor Group 3 Minstrel Stakes at the Curragh Racecourse

5th May 2015 Friarstown Stud to sponsor Group 3 Minstrel Stakes at the Curragh Racecourse Friarstown Stud have announced that they will sponsor the Minstrel Stakes. The Group 3 contest,...

May 4, 2015

Fascinating Rock and Iveagh Gardens win feature races at Newbridge Parishes Race Day

Fascinating Rock made it two from two this season as he took the Group 3 So You Think EBF Mooresbridge Stakes, providing Pat Smullen and Dermot Weld with a double...

May 3, 2015

Found set for Curragh challenge in Athasi Stakes

Aidan O’Brien’s English 1,000 Guineas absentee Found will make her seasonal debut at the Curragh on Monday in the Group Three Canford Cliffs Athasi Stakes which features on a cracking...

April 29, 2015

Tapestry set for Curragh this Bank Holiday Monday

Tapestry set for Curragh this Bank Holiday Monday A fantastic week of racing in County Kildare is set to be capped off by the return of last year’s Yorkshire Oaks...

April 22, 2015

Over 500 school children attend Go Racing Kids Club

Over 500 school children attend ‘Go Racing Kids Club’ Day at the Curragh Racecourse A record 523 fifth and sixth class pupils from nine local Kildare schools enjoyed ‘Go Racing...

April 19, 2015

Jim Bolger saddles 3 winners including Big Bad Bob Gladness Stakes

WEXFORD native Jim Bolger has had a remarkable day at the Curragh, with three victories, including a 1-2 in two races. Bolger won the opening Irish Stallion Farms European Breeders...

April 17, 2015

Sruthan goes for back to back Gladness Stakes victories at the Curragh this Sunday

Last years winner Sruthan is one of 11 horses declared for Sunday’s Group Three Big Bad Bob Gladness Stakes at the Curragh. Fresh from his first ever four-timer at Limerick...

April 16, 2015

Impressive entries for Weatherbys Ireland Greenlands Stakes and Lanwades Stud Stakes

16th April 2015 Impressive entries for Curragh Races Some of Europe’s leading sprinters were among the entries released today for the Weatherbys Ireland Greenlands Stakes which will take place on...