Dublin Racing Festival

02 - 03 February 2019

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 title – 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 our 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 2nd February 2019

General Admission (from £45.00)

Weekend Ticket

Includes General Admission access to both Saturday and Sunday's racing.

£45.00

Premium Level (from £100.00)

Weekend Ticket

Includes Premium Level Admission access to both Saturday and Sunday's racing.

£100.00

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Killashee Hotel Weekend Package

Fri 01 Feb 2019 - Sun 03 Feb 2019

  • Choose between: General Admission - Weekend Ticket / Premium Level - Weekend Ticket
  • Killashee Hotel

    Two Nights Bed & Breakfast in a Twin Room

£235.00
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!

Package Includes


  • Two nights accommodation at the Killashee Hotel
  • Breakfast each morning
  • Ticket to both days of the Dublin Racing Festival

Optional Extras


Additional Nights
Add an additional night at the hotel on a bed & breakfast basis for £85 per person.

Hotel information


Killashee Hotel, Naas, Co. Kildare is located only 30km from Dublin City and just 2km outside of Naas town. Set amidst the lush rolling countryside of County Kildare, Killashee is truly a special place. From the Victorian grandeur of the Original House, to the acres of splendid gardens and gloriously wild woodland and trails, there are so many hidden places to explore. A truly enchanted setting, with a wonderfully rich history, that’s just waiting to be discovered.

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The K Club Golf & Racing Package

Fri 01 Feb 2019 - Mon 04 Feb 2019

  • Choose between: General Admission - Weekend Ticket / Premium Level - Weekend Ticket
  • The K Club

    Three Nights Bed & Breakfast in a Superior Double Room

  • Also includes:
    - Return transfers from Dublin Airport
    - Round of Golf at The K Club

£479.00
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!

Package Includes


  • Three nights accommodation at The K Club
  • Breakfast each morning
  • Ticket to both days of the Dublin Racing Festival
  • Round of Golf on the Smurfit Course at The K Club
  • Return transfer from Dublin Airport

Optional Extras


Additional Nights
Add an additional night at the hotel on a bed & breakfast basis for £90 per person.

Upgrade your Golf
Upgrade your round to the Ryder Cup Palmer Course for £25 per person.

Upgrade your Tickets
Upgrade your weekend race tickets to Premium Level for £20 per person.

Hotel information


The K Club Hotel & Resort in Kildare is Ireland’s first ever AA 5 Red Star Hotel. The luxury resort hotel is located only 30 minutes from Dublin in the beautiful County of Kildare where the River Liffey meanders through the soft green countryside.

Steeped in history, the 5 Star K Club hotel and resort combines old world elegance with indulgent luxury so guests are treated to luxurious rooms and incredible dining experiences. Guests can also opt to unwind in our oasis of calm at the internationally acclaimed K Spa or experience playing golf on a Ryder Cup course.

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Sunday 3rd February 2019

General Admission (from £45.00)

Weekend Ticket

Includes General Admission access to both Saturday and Sunday's racing.

£45.00

Premium Level (from £100.00)

Weekend Ticket

Includes Premium Level Admission access to both Saturday and Sunday's racing.

£100.00

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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