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Events and Facilities

What to expect from Paddy Power Raceday featuring the Horseware Student Derby

Tuesday October 26th 

Gates Open 11.30 am

Tuesday 26th October kicks off with an 8 race card which will be the finale of the 2021 Curragh season as part of Paddy Power Raceday and the Horseware Student Derby. Tuesday will also see the presetation to the winners of the Curragh Awards 2021, which will include the Leading Riding Performance Award, Leading Training Performance which will be decided by you, the public. Awards for Leading Trainer, Leading Jockey as well as two special achievement awards will also be announced and presented on the day. 

We will have a number of locations fully serviced available for you to enjoy.

Champions’ Hall – Indoor seated area for all Vaccinated racegoers

  • Food Court - Indoor seated facilities for Vaccinated racegoers
  • Paddy Power – Walkthrough Betting Facilities (Vaccinated)
  • ATM
  • Toilets – Facilities will be able to be accessed for both vaccinated and non-vaccinated racegoers. Further access to Champions Hall will require a Vaccination Cert.

The Curragh Plaza – Situated beside the parade ring for all racegoers, with seating around the marquee.

  • Food and Beverages
  • Tea and Coffee
  • Bookmakers

The children’s playground will be open beside the parade ring.


• Lilywhites’ Lounge - Indoor Seated Bar with table service available for all vaccinated racegoers. *Covid Cert needed for indoor beverages.

Derby Bar which is an Indoor Seated Bar - All vaccinated Race Goers will be able to enjoy (Covid Cert needed for indoor seating)

West End Terrace – All vaccinated Race Goers, outdoor facilities as

  • Live Music throughout the day

• Oaks Restaurant - Owners Lounge, you will need an owners/trainers pass to gain access to Oaks Restaurant. Covid Cert will be needed for indoor dining. Food Vouchers provided for owners can be redeemed from any food outlet for anyone with No Covid Certs.

Please remember to bring your ID to show at the turnstiles. See full Site Map Below 

Have a great day at The Curragh Racecourse 


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Company Registration Number: 388552

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Curragh Racecourse, Co. Kildare, R56 RR67, Ireland.