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September 7, 2017

Day 2 of Longines Irish Champions Weekend – Sunday 10th September – The Curragh

Thoroughbred Trail Registration  08.30
Gates Open           11.30
First Race              14.00
Feature Race        16.50
Last Race              17.55

Day 2 of Longines Irish Champions Weekend is the finale of the 2017 racing season at the Curragh and features the final Classic of the season the Comer Group International Irish St Leger together with Europe’s top two year olds competing in the Moyglare Stud Stakes and Goffs Vincent O’Brien National Stakes. The day will also feature high fashion, delicious food, great live music and fun for all the family. For more information and a full programme of events click HERE


Adult          €30
Senior/Under 25       €15
Kids U16 (accompanied by adult)   FREE
Punters Package       €35
Family Package    €50

Tickets available to purchase at the venue on the day or online in advance HERE

Car Parking

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 Ballymany Roundabout/Newbridge 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 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


Accreditation must be applied for in advance – deadline 25th August 2017, any press queries please contact:


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.


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


Free Wi-Fi now available at the Curragh – just search for Curragh Public Wi-Fi, no password required just register your email and surf away.

Going Report

Going report issued today Friday 8th September 8am: The going in the straight is yielding to soft. The round is yielding, good in places. Forecast: showers over the coming days expected amount between now and racing 7mls.

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

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