Dublin Racing Festival

05 - 06 February 2022

Overview


Immerse yourself in the races that have produced icons of jumps racing; Samcro, Supasundae, Edwulf, Arkle, Hurricane Fly Sizing John, Florida Pearl, Brave Inca, Istabraq, Moscow Flyer, Douvan, Sizing Europe and Jodami. Witness new heroes as they emerge and watch the best of talent from Ireland and Britain fight it out for two massive titles – the Unibet Irish Gold Cup and the BHP Insurance Irish Champion Hurdle.

The Dublin Racing Festival will combine the best that the city has to offer over one weekend – join the party for the best of Dublin culture, music, fashion, food and jump racing that will simply take your breath away. Dazzle your senses in a jubilant celebration of Dublin with a full entertainment programme that supports culture, comedy, music, culinary delights and fashion. Savour the atmosphere that is unique only to Dublin - full of welcome, easy conversations, wit, warmth and humour.

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Saturday 5th February 2022

Ticket & Hotel Packages

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Clayton Hotel Experience

Sat 05 Feb 2022 - Mon 07 Feb 2022

  • Choose between: Weekend Admission / Weekend Premium Level
  • Clayton Hotel Leopardstown

    Accommodation on Saturday and Sunday nights with weekend tickets to the Dublin Racing Festival

  • Also includes:
    - Return flights to Dublin
    - Airport transfers

    Hotel located less than a mile from Leopardstown Racecourse

£329.00
per person
(based on 2 people sharing)

Package information


Taking place over the opening weekend of February, the Dublin Racing Festival is a fantastic two days of 7 Grade One Races with over £1.5 million prize money!

Immerse yourself in the races that have produced icons of jumps racing; Samcro, Supasundae, Edwulf, Arkle, Hurricane Fly, Sizing John, Florida Pearl, Brave Inca, Istabraq, Moscow Flyer, Douvan, Sizing Europe and Jodami. Witness new heroes as they emerge and watch the best of talent from Ireland and Britain fight it out for two massive titles – the Unibet Irish Gold Cup and the BHP Insurance Irish Champion Hurdle.

This experience incorporates flights, airport transfers, two nights accommodation and tickets to both days racing.

Experience Includes


  • Return flights from the UK
  • Return airport coach transfers
  • Two nights accommodation at the Clayton Hotel Leopardstown
  • Breakfast each morning
  • Weekend Ticket to the Dublin Racing Festival

Ticket upgrades


This experience is inclusive of an Weekend General Enclosure Ticket but upgrades are available as below.

General Enclosure
General Enclosure tickets give access to the entire racecourse enclosure including the lower level of the Grandstand.
included as standard

Premium Level Access
Located on the third floor of the grandstand, top level seats offer a reserved stadium seat for the day, access to the Top Level of the Grandstand and the Circle Lounge area on the 3rd floor.
£55 per person supplement

Hotel information


The Clayton Hotel, Leopardstown is a modern hotel located less than 1 mile from Leopardstown Racecourse making it the ideal location for your stay during the Dublin Racing Festival.

Superior rooms are designed to maximise your comfort. Room facilities include a 42” flat screen TV, complimentary WiFi, and a Clayton signature bed. Guests can avail of complimentary use of our 24-hour dry gym. Room service is also available 24-hours with a range of delicious options.

The hotel has its own Brasserie Restaurant and Bookmakers Bar, which has an excellent local reputation. Its bright, open lounge has a south-facing sun deck overlooking the mountains.

Single Occupancy
If travelling alone this experience is available based on sole occupancy for: £469.00 per person

Triple Occupancy
If you are travelling with an odd number, the hotel has a limited number of triple rooms available. Based on three sharing a room this experience is available for £299.00 per person

Optional upgrades


Extend your Stay
Additional nights can be added to your stay from:
Twin/Double Occupancy: £90.00 per person
Single Occupancy: £170.00 per person
Triple Occupancy: £75.00 per person

Room Upgrades
Upgrade your bedroom to one of the following categories:
Executive Room: £20.00 per person per night
Junior Suite: £30.00 per person per night

Airport Transfer
Upgrade your airport transfers from coach transfers to a private car from £35 per person per journey

Flight information


This experience is designed based on flights to Dublin first thing on Saturday morning, arriving in time to travel to the hotel before heading to Leopardstown.

Flights within the experience are inclusive of cabin baggage only. Additional hold luggage can be added for a supplement.

Please note, flights from some airports may incur a supplement.

Airport transfers


This experience is inclusive of return Aircoach transfers from Dublin Airport to the Fitzpatrick Castle Hotel. The coach picks up from directly outside the airport terminal and drops off in the hotel car park. The journey time is approximately 60 minutes.

Payment information


All Dublin Racing Festival experiences can be booked with just a £50 per person deposit. Once flight options have been confirmed a further £50 per person is due, and the final balance is due by the end of November 2021.

You can make regular payments towards your balance at any stage but we request that the final balance is received by the 30th November 2021.

Payment Schedule
Upon Booking: £50 per person deposit
Upon Confirmation of Flights: £50 per person
30th November 2021: Final balance

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Fitzpatrick Castle Hotel Experience

Sat 05 Feb 2022 - Mon 07 Feb 2022

  • Choose between: Weekend Admission / Weekend Premium Level
  • Fitzpatrick Castle Hotel

    Accommodation on Saturday and Sunday nights with weekend tickets to the Dublin Racing Festival

  • Also includes:
    - Return flights to Dublin
    - Airport transfers
    - Racecourse transfers

    Hotel located just 5 miles from Leopardstown Racecourse

£359.00
per person
(based on 2 people sharing)

Package information


Taking place over the opening weekend of February, the Dublin Racing Festival is a fantastic two days of 7 Grade One Races with over £1.5 million prize money!

Immerse yourself in the races that have produced icons of jumps racing; Samcro, Supasundae, Edwulf, Arkle, Hurricane Fly, Sizing John, Florida Pearl, Brave Inca, Istabraq, Moscow Flyer, Douvan, Sizing Europe and Jodami. Witness new heroes as they emerge and watch the best of talent from Ireland and Britain fight it out for two massive titles – the Unibet Irish Gold Cup and the BHP Insurance Irish Champion Hurdle.

This experience incorporates flights, all transfers, two nights accommodation and tickets to both days racing.

Experience includes


  • Return flights from the UK
  • Return airport coach transfers
  • Two nights accommodation at the Fitzpatrick Castle Hotel
  • Breakfast each morning
  • Return racecourse transfers
  • Weekend Ticket to the Dublin Racing Festival

Ticket upgrades


This experience is inclusive of an Weekend General Enclosure Ticket but upgrades are available as below.

General Enclosure
General Enclosure tickets give access to the entire racecourse enclosure including the lower level of the Grandstand.
included as standard

Premium Level Access
Located on the third floor of the grandstand, top level seats offer a reserved stadium seat for the day, access to the Top Level of the Grandstand and the Circle Lounge area on the 3rd floor.
£55 per person supplement

Hotel information


The Fitzpatrick Castle Hotel is a 4 star luxury castle hotel in Dublin. Just 20 minutes from both Leopardstown Racecourse and Dublin City it is the ideal base for your trip to the Dublin Festival.

All 113 en-suite boutique bedrooms are individually designed to ensure a relaxing stay and include luxury duvets, power showers and fluffy towels as standard in all rooms. Each room is designed for maximum comfort with soft white luxury linens, bespoke furniture and beautiful hand-picked accessories and rich fabrics with walk-in showers and free high speed Wi-Fi.

Single Occupancy
If travelling alone this experience is available based on sole occupancy for: £499.00 per person

Triple Occupancy
If you are travelling with an odd number, the hotel has a limited number of family rooms that can accommodate 3 adults. Based on three sharing a room this experience is available for £339.00 per person

Optional upgrades


Extend your Stay
Additional nights can be added to your stay from:
Twin/Double Occupancy: £100.00 per person
Single Occupancy: £180.00 per person
Triple Occupancy: £90.00 per person

Room Upgrades
Upgrade your bedroom to one of the following categories:
Classic Seaview Room: £20.00 per person per night
Suite: £50.00 per person per night

Dinner
Add dinner at the hotel on one evening from £35.00 per person

Airport Transfer
Upgrade your airport transfers from coach transfers to a private car from £35 per person per journey

Flight information


This experience is designed based on flights to Dublin first thing on Saturday morning, arriving in time to travel to the hotel before heading to Leopardstown.

Flights within the experience are inclusive of cabin baggage only. Additional hold luggage can be added for a supplement.

Please note, flights from some airports may incur a supplement.

Airport transfers


This experience is inclusive of return Aircoach transfers from Dublin Airport to the Fitzpatrick Castle Hotel. The coach picks up from directly outside the airport terminal and drops off in the hotel car park. The journey time is approximately 60 minutes.

Payment information


All Dublin Racing Festival experiences can be booked with just a £50 per person deposit. Once flight options have been confirmed a further £50 per person is due, and the final balance is due by the end of November 2021.

You can make regular payments towards your balance at any stage but we request that the final balance is received by the 30th November 2021.

Payment Schedule
Upon Booking: £50 per person deposit
Upon Confirmation of Flights: £50 per person
30th November 2021: Final balance

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Sunday 6th February 2022

Enclosures

Where to be for the best views

General Enclosure

General Enclosure tickets give access to the entire racecourse enclosure including the lower level of the Grandstand. We have special Student, OAP and Online ticket prices available for each race day. Children under 18 years of age are admitted free of charge on all race days, when accompanied by a paying adult.

Premium Level Access

Located on the third floor of the grandstand, top level seats offer a reserved stadium seat for the day, access to the Top Level of the Grandstand and the Circle Lounge area on the 3rd floor.

Dress Codes

What to wear

From Couture to comfort, Leopardstown Racecourse embraces the diverse style desires of their patrons.Glamour appears at Leopardstown as regularly as the horses, with stylish racegoers dressing to impress each race day. Leopardstown celebrates this by hosting numerous ladies days and style awards, offering opportunities for the most fashionable individuals to display their style in the spotlight.You will also see plenty of horse racing fans in practical, smart-casual clothing. While there is no strict dress code at Leopardstown Racecourse, smart-casual attire is recommended.

Travel Information

How to find us

Directions

Public Transport

Leopardstown is ideally located on the outskirts of Ireland’s capital city, Dublin, and therefore benefits from ample public transport options.

BY LUAS

The LUAS offers a regular service from St. Stephen’s Green to Sandyford that takes about 20 minutes. The racecourse is only a short walk from the Sandyford station and Leopardstown also provide a complimentary shuttle bus service on race days. The bus service runs 30 minutes prior to gate opening times until 30 minutes after the bars on site close. This service runs from car park A on the Leopardstown Road.

BY DART

There is a limited complimentary shuttle bus operating from Blackrock DART station to Leopardstown on selected race days. Priority will be given to patrons who have purchased a Race and Rail ticket on Leopardstown.com. although if there is room – the bus will accommodate your group. Please check our website in advance of travel for operating dates and times. Leopardstown Racecourse will be operating a complimentary return shuttle bus for this facility also.

FROM DUBLIN AIRPORT

Dublin Airport is about an hour's drive from Leopardstown racetrack. Aircoach operates a regular bus service between Dublin Airport and Burton Hall Road which is adjacent to the entrance to Leopardstown racecourse. There are also regular bus services into the city centre from the Airport.

By Car

Leopardstown is very accessible by car, easily accessed from the M50 motorway and offers complimentary car parking.
From the M50: take exit 15 and cross the flyover, following the signs for Leopardstown Racecourse. From Dublin city centre: Take the N11 (Stillorgan dual carriageway) heading towards the southeast, past Stillorgan. Turn right at traffic lights onto Leopardstown Road R113 signposted Leopardstown. Continue straight and Leopardstown's entrance is on the left just before the traffic lights in front of the roundabout.

Parking

Leopardstown boasts ample car parking and car park transport, all of which are complimentary. There are two entrances for cars to Leopardstown Racecourse on racedays.

The first entrance is off Leopardstown Road, near the junction linking Leopardstown Park Hospital, Leopardstown Road, Sandyford Industrial Estate and Brewery Road. The second entrance is off the M50 at junction 15 (Carrickmines). Shuttle buses transport patrons to and from the car parks free of charge for the entirety of the race day until the official close of the racecourse grounds.

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