Saturday 24th September - Autumn Festival | The Curragh Racecourse
Saturday 24th September - Autumn Festival

Saturday 24th September - Autumn Festival

The Curragh is delighted to support the promotion of racehorse ownership during their Autumn Racing Festival taking place on 24th and 25th September.

Racegoers will have the opportunity to meet representatives from a variety of ownership groups during the weekend, while Saturday will feature an expert panel featuring a variety of participants from across the racing industry will share insights and talk about the benefits of horse ownership, from 11.30am to 12.30pm, before the first race at 1.05pm.

All owners who hold  an active AIR cards will gain free admission on 24 Sept 

Gates open: 11:30AM | Bars close 6PM | Gates close 6:30PM

1. 05 William Hill Free or 4 Irish EBF Maiden

1. 35 Alan Smurfit Memorial Beresford Stakes G2

2. 10 William Hill Lengthen Your Odds Maiden

2. 45 Barberstown Castle Nursery

3. 20 Goffs Million

3. 55 William Hill Joe McGrath Premier Handicap

4. 30 Tipperary Crystal Apprentice Handicap

5. 05 William Hill Pick Your Winners Handicap


The Beresford is the final Group 2 for two-year-olds in Ireland each season. It has regained and held Group 2 status since 2003  and it has produced a host of top class performers over the last 20 years. Since 2000 it was has been won by nine subsequent Group 1 winners which include the English classic winners Saxon Warrior and Sea The Stars, the Irish Derby winners Alamshar and Capri and the outstanding middle distance runner Azamour. 


The Curragh Will Be Transformed Into A Foodie Heaven, Offering Racegoers The Opportunity To Taste Some Of The County’s Best Food, By Well-Known Kildare Chefs, Restaurants, Food Producers And Artisan Food Innovators!

Contact Us

How to get here

Company Registration Number: 388552

Company Registration Number: 388552

How to get here

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

Where to watch

RACING TV show every race live which you can watch on your TV, tablet or mobile. For more information and to create an account, visit the Racing TV website.

RACING REPLAYS If you missed any of the action, you can watch all the replays here and on The Curragh Twitter and Facebook.

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