Free entry for students on Irish Champions Weekend

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Free entry for students on Irish Champions Weekend

September 3, 2014

Free Entry for Students on Irish Champions Weekend

Students go free to the country’s richest racing event, Irish Champions Weekend at Leopardstown on Saturday 13th September and at The Curragh on Sunday 14th September. All students presenting a valid student photo ID at the turnstiles on the day will be admitted.

Irish Champions Weekend is Ireland’s newest sporting and social event attracting some of the world’s best racehorses and an international cast of owners, trainers, jockeys and racing fans. It also brings out the best in Irish racing as our top horses and jockeys take on the world in some of the sport’s most challenging races.

Raceday Timetable
Leopardstown – Saturday 13th September

1.30pm: Goffs Champion Sale
3.35pm: First Race
7.20pm: Last Race
7.30pm: Camembert Quartet to play in the Marquee The Curragh – Sunday 14th September

9.30am: Thoroughbred Trails
2.05pm: First Race
5.45pm: Last Race
5.45pm: Musical finale from The Celtic Tenors

Both racecourses are easily accessible by transport links – Leopardstown by the LUAS and The Curragh by Dublin Coach. All information on

Editors Notes:

Leopardstown and The Curragh racecourses are very grateful to QIPCO, Coolmore Stud, EBF and the Young Irish Thoroughbred Breeders Association for their generous sponsorship of this initiative.

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