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Leopardstown Racecourse

Leopardstown Racecourse is just 5 miles away from Dublin and it hosts jump racing in the winter and for the rest of year its hold flat racing meetings. The track at Leopardstown is a left handed oval that is one mile and six furlongs in circumference; it has an uphill finishing straight.

The course holds race meetings all year round and generally stages around 22 meetings. Principal races here are Tattersalls Irish Champion Stakes which is held in September and is the highlight of the flat horse racing season with a prize of €1 million on offer. Another key race is the Hennessy Gold Cup which is held in February each year.

The course has a golf club that is located along with the clubhouse in the centre of the racetrack. On top of this there are several restaurants, designer boutiques and even a night club.

In sprint races there is a draw stall advantage for high numbers.

The top trainers at this course are Aidan O’Brien and Dermot Weld with the top two jockeys here in recent season being Pat Smullen and Johnny Murtagh.

2014 Leopardstown Racecourse Events

It's not just horse racing that you can see at Leopardstown, here are some key events to keep in your calendars.

DateEventTicket Cost/More Information
April
2ndStudent RacedayGeneral Admission - €15
June
6thKing George V DayGeneral Admission - €15
12thBulmers LiveGenearl Admission - €15
19thBulmers LiveGenearl Admission - €15
July
3rdBulmers LiveGenearl Admission - €15
10thBulmers LiveGenearl Admission - €15
17thBulmers LiveGenearl Admission - €15
24thBulmers LiveGenearl Admission - €15
August
7thBulmers LiveGenearl Admission - €15
14thBulmers LiveGenearl Admission - €15
September
13thIrish Champions WeekendGeneral Admission - €TBA
December
28thLexus DayGeneral Admission - €TBA

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Leopardstown Racecourse
Foxrock, Dublin
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