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Tue 01 Sep 2020

Laytown Races

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Laytown races occupies a unique position in the Irish and British racing calendar as it is the only race event run on a beach under the rules of the Turf Club.

Laytown strand races have been in existence for over one hundred and fifty years. The first recorded meeting was in 1868 when races were run on the beach in conjunction with the Boyne Regatta.

Laytown Racecourse, Strand Road, Ninch, Laytown, Co. Meath
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The History

Laytown races occupies a unique position in the Irish racing calendar as it is the only race event run on a beach under the Rules of Racing.

Many generations of people from the Meath area and the bordering countries have fond memories of their visit to the strand at Laytown and of the colour and the excitement of race day.