Flat Race Day
Enjoy an autumn afternoon of exciting flat racing on Saturday, 7th September. Our feature race on the day will be the Irish Stallion Farms European Breeders Fund Nursery Handicap for two year olds, over a distance of 5 furlongs with a prize fund of €40,000.
Day 1 at Navan Racecourses is the perfect day to gather a group of friends and enjoy great racing followed by live music.
Return of the National Hunt
Our second September fixture sees the return of National Hunt racing to Navan. It’ll be a real taster of things to come over the winter months. Our feature race on the day is the BarOneRacing.com Handicap Chase.
Flat Race Day
As the flat season starts to wind down, enjoy some great autumn action at our second last flat meeting of the year.
Active Retirement Raceday
Our Active Retirement Raceday is fast becoming a permanent fixture in our racing calendar. And this year, we look forward to welcoming even more groups from Co. Meath and beyond.
TheTote.com Gr2 Fortria Chase Raceday
Get ready for one of the jewels in our racing year! The Tote.com Gr2 Fortria Chase will showcase some of the sharpest two mile chasers in the country and we’ve enjoyed seeing some true stars winning this prestigious race, like Moscow Flyer, Big Zeb, Flemenstar and Hidden Cyclone.
The supporting card includes the For Auction Hurdle (Grade 3), the Lismullen Hurdle (Grade 2) which may well provide pointers for big festival meetings later in the season.
Ladbrokes Troytown and Ladies DayFeatured Event
Whether you're an avid racegoer or completely new to racing, you are guaranteed to enjoy the electric atmosphere on Ladbrokes GrB Troytown Chase Day.
A strong supporting card includes the Monksfield Novice Hurdle (Grade 3) and the Coolmore NH Sires EBF Mares Flat Race. Last year our feature race, the GrB Troytown Chase went the way of the Noel Meade talented chaser Tout Est Permis. The Irish EBF Beginners Chase has produced future chasing stars such as Al Boum Photo, Min, Douvan and Vautour.
The raceday also features the Annual Winter Ladies Day.
Christmas Party Raceday
Wrap up warm and feel the buzz at our 'Christmas Party Raceday.' The first of our two jump cards in December. As the winter season switches up a gear, many horses that will feature at the festivals over the Christmas period will make an appearance on this raceday. Don't miss the chance to see potential stars up close and personal at Navan!
This is the perfect day to organise some festive fun with a group of friends or work colleagues and we have options to cater for groups of all sizes. There will also be music after racing.
Local Sponsors Raceday
Enjoy an exhilarating day of winter racing at our last race meeting of the year - Local Sponsors Raceday. It'll probably be a day for hats, scarves and gloves but thrilling finishes on Navan's uphill climb to the winning post are guaranteed to warm you up!
How to find us
Buses leave from Busaras (Dublin Central Bus Station) every hour from 7.30 am (9.00 am on Sundays) to Navan town centre which is 4km from the course. Taxis are available from Navan. T: 01 8366111 W: www.buseireann.ie
Dublin is the closest airport. Helicopter landing at the course can be arranged by calling the racecourse office on (046) 90 21350.
Drogheda (24km) is the closest railway station. Visitors can transfer to the racecourse by bus or taxi.
Navan is 48km north-west of Dublin, just off the M3. The racecourse itself is on the R162. From the M3 - take Junction 8 or 9 to Navan and follow signs to Navan Racecourse & Golf
From the M1 - take the Junction 10 for Slane/Navan/Collon. At the first roundabout, take the first exit onto onto the N51. Continue through Slane and to the roundabout on the outskirts of Navan. Take the 3rd exit onto the R162 (sign-posted Navan Racecourse & Golf). Continue for 4km. The racecourse is located on the left hand side.
From the N2 – take N51 from Slane to Navan and travel to the roundabout on the outskirts of the town. Take the 3rd exit onto the R162 (sign-posted Navan Racecourse & Golf). Continue for 4km. The racecourse is located on the left hand side.
What to wear
There is no official dress code at Navan Racecourse but smart casual is usually a safe bet. Most importantly, we recommend that you dress for the weather!
Navan Racecourse is located in the heart of County Meath and hosts a total of 18 race meetings throughout the year. This big, galloping, left-handed track attracts high quality fields for both its National Hunt and Flat action. It’s stiff climb to the winning post is often likened to the Cheltenham hill. No wonder you will hear people say that ‘it takes a good one to win at Navan!’ The coveted Troytown Chase, over a tough 3 miles in late November, is the winter highlight while early in its summer season, it stages the important Coolmore Vintage Crop Group 3. Visitors will enjoy top class facilities, a friendly atmosphere and a wonderful opportunity to see the ‘talking horses’ up close and personal ahead of bigger festival meetings.