IMPORTANT INFORMATION FOR RACING ON FRIDAY 31ST AUGUST AND SATURDAY 1ST SEPTEMBER

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IMPORTANT INFORMATION FOR RACING ON FRIDAY 31ST AUGUST AND SATURDAY 1ST SEPTEMBER

August 29, 2018

29Th  August 2018

IMPORTANT INFORMATION FOR RACING ON FRIDAY 31ST AUGUST AND SATURDAY 1ST SEPTEMBER

[Please note: These dates are an update to some early editions of the Racing Calendar]

 

Friday 31ST August

Gates Open        3pm

First Race             4.20pm

 

Summer Sounds

There will be live music after the last race for our final Summer Sounds at the Curragh music night with 2FM DJ Bláthnaid Treacy.

 

Saturday 1st September

Gates Open        12 Noon

First Race             1.10pm

 

Jog for Jockeys, 1st September

Jog for Jockeys will take place at The Curragh Racecourse on Saturday, 1st September.  Jog for Jockeys is a 5km jog/run/walk for anyone willing to participate in a fun day out while supporting a worthy cause for the Injured Jockeys Funds.
Taking place after racing on 1st Sept 2018 at The Curragh Racecourse.  Registration in advance is available online https://register.primoevents.com/ps/event/JogforJockeys5k .  Alternatively, you can register on the day at the main entrance from 12pm.  The 5k starts at approx 17:15 (5.15pm).

 

 

Car Parking

PLEASE NOTE: There is a change in traffic management and designated car parks for 2018.

 

Free public car parking is available. All traffic must approach from the Ballymany Roundabout i.e. Newbridge/East Side of the racecourse, take Exit 12 on the M7.

 

There is no reserved parking for this year’s race season.

 

Admission

Tickets must be purchased online or 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.

 

Admission Prices Friday 31st August

Adult                                     €15

Senior/Student                 €10

Children U18                      Free Admission with Adult

 

Hospitality options available on the day in The Bistro, Garden Marquee and Grand Hall.

 

Admission Prices Saturday 1st September

Adult                                     €15

Senior/Student                 €10

Children U18                      Free Admission with Adult

 

Hospitality Available Saturday 1st September

Available on Saturday 1st

Legends               Restaurant                          €55 per person

Legends Restaurant child                              €15 per person

 

Membership

Membership will be on sale this weekend in reception.

 

Season Ticket – From €100

Admission to all racing in 2018, access to reciprocal race days across Ireland and the UK.

 

Press/Media

Access will be not be permitted to any press/media who have not applied for press accreditation in advance. AIR card holders will gain access to the track but will need an official 2018 media pass to access the parade ring. Any press queries please contact mrice@curragh.ie

 

Security

Random bag checks will be conducted on admission to the racecourse.

 

Cloakroom

There will be limited cloakroom facilities in 2018 at the information booth.

 

ATMs

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

 

Going Report

Straight Course – Yielding

Round Course – Good to Yielding (Round)

 

Forecast

Mainly dry forecast with chance of light showers

 

For further information please contact: info@curragh.ie or 045-441205

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