FAQs

How to get there? 
Travel Guide

What time do gates open?
Saturday 10th September at Leopardstown - Gates open at 12 noon
Sunday 11th September at the Curragh - Gates open at 12 noon

What time is first/ last race?
Leopardstown, 10th September - First race: 3.35, Last race: 7.20 approx. Subject to Change 
The Curragh, 11th September - First race: 2.05, Last race: 5.45 approx. Subject to Change 

Are there group deals available?
A discount on general admission tickets is available to groups of 20+ when pre-booked.


What should I wear?
There is no formal dress code at the racecourses, but the main recommendation is that you dress smart and for the weather.

Can I book lunch?
The racecourses offer a wide range of dining, hospitality or corporate entertainment for two to 1,000 people and private hospitality suites that are suitable for entertaining up to 40 guests are subject to availability. For more information on restaurant, suites and menus please contact the racecourse directly.


Other Food Facilities
A variety of casual food facilities are available onsite at both Leopardstown and the Curragh.

Is there parking?
Ample free parking is available at all meetings on a first-come first-serve basis. There is an owners and trainers car park for the connections of horses that are running on the day.

Should I buy tickets in advance or just turn up?
Tickets can be purchased at the turnstiles for all racing fixtures, although savings can be made by purchasing tickets in advance. To avoid disappointment it is advisable that all hospitality bookings are made in advance.

Can I bring children?
Yes. Under 16s are admitted free on both days.


Can I hire binoculars?
Binoculars can be hired from a kiosk that is located on site.


Can I use a camera?
You may use a camera without a flash in the normal public enclosures. Flash photography can frighten the horses. Photographs may not be taken for commercial purposes.


Is there an ATM at the Racecourse?
ATM’s will be available on site.

Where can I get further information?
For further information please contact the individual racecourses.

Leopardstown
T: 00 353 (0) 1 289050000 353 (0) 1 2890500
E:
info@leopardstown.com

The Curragh 
T: 00 353 (0) 45 44120500 353 (0) 45 441205 
E:info@curragh.ie
   For further information please contact the individual racecourses.Tickets can be purchased at the turnstiles for all racing fixtures, although savings can be made by purchasing tickets in advance. To avoid disappointment it is advisable that all hospitality bookings are made in advance.