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July 13, 2017

Saturday 15th & Sunday 16th July

Darley Irish Oaks Day – Saturday 15th July
Gates Open   13.00
First Race         15.10
Feature Race  17.55
Last Race   19.00

Saturday will see Europe’s top fillies compete for Classic race glory in the Group 1 Darley Irish Oaks, while it is also Boodles Ladies Day with fantastic prizes to the won by the most stylish lady. Live music from Electric Ceili will continue the party after the last race.

Adult      €20
Senior/Under 25    €12
Admission & Dublin Coach   €29 (must be pre-booked)
Punters Pack    €25
Children U16 (accompanied by adult)  FREE
Tickets available on the gate or in advance on

Kilboy Estate Stakes Day – Sunday 16th July
Gates Open      12.00
First Race          14.05
Last Race           17.50 (Corinthian Challenge)

Sunday is another exciting day with a packed programme of seven competitive races featuring the Kilboy Estate Stakes and Qatar Airways Minstrel Stakes. The first race in the Corinthian Challenge series will also take place. We will also be showing the Dublin V Kildare Leinster senior football championship final at the track, throw in is at 4.00pm.

Adult      €15
Senior/Under 25    €10
Punters Pack    €20
Children U16 (accompanied by adult)  FREE
Tickets available on the gate or in advance on

Car Parking
PLEASE NOTE: There is a change in traffic management and designated car parks for 2017.

Free public car parking is available. Traffic with Reserved A-D parking and those parking in the Public car parking will enter the parking area via the R413 i.e. the Ballymany Roundabout/Newbridge/East Side of the racecourse (Exit 12 on the M7).  Customers with RESERVED car park badges must display they badges on approach.

Public traffic from the Kildare direction will have parking west of the Turf Club which will be sign posted on the day. Please note there will be a complimentary shuttle bus/buggies to shuttle customers from all car parks to the venue.

Tickets must be purchased at the ticket booths in advance of approaching the entrance building. AIR Card Holders and those with pre-purchased tickets can proceed directly to the entrance building.

We recommend purchasing tickets and hospitality online in advance HERE – this will allow the quickest entry to the racecourse as it will mean no time needs to be spent purchasing tickets at the ticket booth. Full terms and conditions of entry to the Curragh Racecourse are available HERE

Limited availability – see or call 045 441 205.

Accreditation will not be available on the race day, it must be applied for in advance. Any press queries please contact Kate O’Sullivan

Bag checks will be conducted on admission to the racecourse.

The cloakroom is located inside the enclosure opposite the Grand Hall.

ATMs will be available but there will be no foreign exchange facilities on site.

Accessibility – At the Curragh Racecourse we aim to provide an accessible environment for all racegoers – For more information on accessibility and to download a map of the disabled facilities click HERE

Going Report
Issued 08.00am Thursday 13th July: The curragh ground is good to firm, watering continues. Forecast, dry over coming days a possibility of light showers over weekend.

For further information please contact: or call 045-441205.

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