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2020 fixtures

2020 fixtures

The 2020 season at The Curragh takes place from March to October 2020 and includes the opportunity to see the world's best jockeys and horses compete with 11 Group 1, 13 Group 2, 17 Group 3 and 8 Listed races including the Tattersalls Irish 1000 and 2000 Guineas, Dubai Duty Free Irish Derby Festival, Kerrygold Irish Oaks and Longines Irish Champions Weekend featuring The Comer Group International St. Leger. Other major races include the Juddmonte Pretty Polly Stakes, Keeneland Phoenix Stakes, Goffs Vincent O'Brien National Stakes, Derrinstown Stud Flying Five and Moyglare Stud Stakes.

General admission tickets for 2020 are on sale now and you can save €5 by booking online for each meeting. 

There is so much to look forward to in the season ahead with 3 exciting family days, 4 style days, 3 music nights, students' day and a picnic day and we look forward to welcoming everyone back soon. 

28th March, Saturday Paddy Power Day CANCELLED

The first race meeting of 2020 at the Curragh Racecourse will take place behind closed doors in line with the Government directive to contain the spread of Covid-19.

1:55    Irish Stallion Farms 2yo Maiden 5f

2:25    Paddy Power ‘Return Of The Flat’ Fillies Maiden 7f              

2:55    Irish Stallion Farms Fillies Handicap 7f

3:25    Paddy Power ‘Betting Shop’ Handicap 5f                       

3:55    Paddy Power Irish Lincolnshire 8f                           

4:25    Paddy’s Rewards Club Handicap  6.63f                     

4:55    Paddy Power Onside App Colts Maiden  7f                           

18th April, Saturday TRM Club Colours Day CANCELLED 8 race programme with the first race at 1.50pm and last race at 5.40pm.  Feature Races: TRM Equine Nutrition Gladness Stakes (Group 3) and TRM Equine Nutrition Alleged Stakes (Group 3).
4th May, Monday Newbridge Parishes Day Gates Open 12.30pm, First race 1.20pm 8 Race programme with the first race at 1.20pm and last race at 5.20pm. Feature Races: Coolmore Camelot Mooresbridge Stakes (Group 2), Coolmore Mastercraftsman Stakes (Group 3) ,First Flier stakes (listed), Coolmore Dick McCormick Tetrarch Stakes (Listed).
23rd May, Saturday Tattersalls Irish Guineas Festival Gates Open 11.30am, First race 1.40pm 8 Race programme with the first race at 1.40pm and last race at 5.40pm. Feature Races: Tattersalls Irish 2000 Guineas (Group 1), Weatherbys Ireland Greenland Stakes (Group 2) Lanwades Stud Stakes (Group 2), FBD Hotels & Resorts Marble Hill Stakes (Group 3).
24th May, Sunday Tattersalls Irish Guineas Festival Gates Open 11.30am, First race 1.50pm 8 Race programme with the first race at 1.30pm and last race at 5.50pm. Feature Races: Tattersalls Irish 1000 Guineas, Tattersalls Gold Cup (Group 1), Gallinule Stakes (Group 3).
3rd June, Wednesday (e) Sky Bet Midsummer Evening Gates Open 4pm, First race 5.45pm 7 race programme with the first race off at 5.45pm and last off at 9.00pm. Feature Races: Ballyogan Stakes (Group 3),  Sky Bet Silver Stakes (Listed) and Sky Bet Race to the Ebor (Premier Handicap).
26th June, Friday Curragh Party Night Gates Open 3.30pm, First race 5.45pm 7 race programme with the first race at 5.45pm and last race at 9.00pm. Feature Races: Ragusa EBF Premier Handicap.
27th June, Saturday Dubai Duty Free Irish Derby Gates Open 11.30am, First race 1.45pm 8 race programme with the first race at 1.45pm and last at 6.00pm. Feature Races: Dubai Duty Free Irish Derby (Group 1), GAIN Railway Stakes (Group 2), Comer Group International Curragh Cup (Group 2), Dubai Duty Free International Stakes (Group 3), Dubai Duty Free Rockingham (Premier Handicap)
28th June, Sunday Juddmonte Curragh Picnic Day Gates Open 11.30am, First race 1.30pm 8 race programme with the first race at 1.30pm and last at 5.30pm. Feature Races: Juddmonte Pretty Polly Stakes (Group 1), Airlie Stud Stakes (Group 2), Paddy Power Celebration Stakes (Listed)
18th July, Saturday Kerrygold Irish Oaks Gates Open 12 noon, First race 1.55pm 8 programme card with the first race at 1.55pm and last race at 5.55pm. Feature Races: Kerrygold Irish Oaks (Group 1), Minstrel Stakes (Group 2), Jebel Ali Racecourse and Stables Anglesey (Group 3), Tote Scurry (Premier Handicap).
19th July, Sunday Ladies Derby Day Gates Open 12 noon, First race 2.20pm 8 race programme with first race at 2.20pm and last race at 6.00pm. Feature Races: Sapphire Stakes (Group 2), Kilboy Estate Stakes (Group 2), Corinthian Charity Challenge, Kildare Village Ladies Derby.
9th August, Sunday Keeneland Summer Family Day Gates Open 12.30pm, First race 2.05pm 7 race programme with the first race at 2.05pm and last race at 5.15pm. Feature Races: Keeneland Phoenix Stakes (Group 1) Rathasker Stud Phoenix Sprint Stakes (Group 3)
14th August, Friday (e) Music Night Gates Open 3.30pm, First race 5.30pm 7 race programme with the first race at 5.30pm and last race at 8.30pm. Feature Races: Royal Whip Stakes (Group 3), Comer Group Irish St Leger Trial (Group 3)
22nd August, Saturday (e) Music Night Gates Open 3.30pm, First race 5.15pm 7 race programme with the first race at 5.15pm and last race at 8.00pm. Feature Races: A.R.M. Holding Debutante Stakes (Group 2), Galileo Futurity Stakes (Group 2)
28th August, Friday (e) Music Night Gates Open 3.30pm, First race 4.55pm 7 race programme with the first race at 4.55pm and last race at 7.55pm. Feature Races: Flame of Tara Stakes (Group 3), Round Tower Stakes (Group 3), Snow Fairy Stakes (Group 3) Tote Cambridgeshire (Premier Handicap)
13th September, Sunday Longines Irish Champions Weekend Gates Open 11.30am, First race 2pm 8 race programme with the first race at 2.00pm and last race at 5.40pm. Feature Races: Comer Group International Irish St Leger (Group 1), Derrinstown Stud Flying Five (Group 1), Moyglare Stud Stakes (Group 1), Goffs Vincent O’Brien National Stakes (Group 1), Moyglare Jewels Blandford (Group 2)
26th September, Saturday Curragh Taste of Kildare Festival Gates Open 12 Noon, First race 1.45pm 7 race programme with the first race at approx. 1.45pm and last race at 5.15pm. Feature Races: Renaissance Stakes (Group3), Loughbrown Stakes (Group 3)
27th September, Sunday Curragh Taste of Kildare Festival Gates Open 12 Noon, First race 1.45pm 7 race programme with the first race at approx. 1.45 and last race at 5.15. Feature Races: Smurfit Beresford Stakes (Group2) & Weld Park Stakes (Group3),
11th October, Sunday Autumn Family Day Gates Open 12 Noon, First race 1.45pm 8 race card with the first race at approx. 1.45pm and last race at approx. 5.45pm. Feature Races: TRM Waterford Testimonial Stakes (Group 3), Staffordstown Stud Stakes (listed) Tote Irish Cesarewitch.
15th October, Thursday Students Day Gates Open 12 Noon, First race 1pm 7 race card with the first race at approx. 1.00 pm and the last race at approx. 4.00pm. A mixture of Maidens & Handicaps. The Curragh 2020 season comes to a close with our first student race day

Gate & first race times are subject to change*